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Augie Football Looks To Make Their Mark As Division Two Days Draw To A Close

Vikings Coming Off 7-4 Season

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  It was media day this afternoon for Augustana football and the rest of their fall sports as the question of when they’ll join former in-state rivals SDSU and USD in Division One continues to hang over head. Though nobody knows when Augustana will make the transition or what league football would end up in, the reality…

2019 KDLT Sports Gridiron Preview

Get Ready For Kickoff As We Preview The 2019 College & Prep Football Season!

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Football is back and the KDLT Sports team is here to get you ready for kickoff with the 2019 Gridiron Preview!  We’re giving you features, analysis and insight on all our area college and prep teams that will get you set for another great year on the gridiron!  Click on the video viewers below to see…

Augie Must Finish Stronger in 2019

Augie Must Finish Stronger in 2019

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Augustana Vikings are looking to improve upon their 7-4 record from last year. It was a good solid record, but the players and coaches know they could easily have increased their win total by finishing stronger in close games. Head coach Jerry Olszewski is excited about this year’s version of the Vikings led by 3-year starting…

Augie Softball Takes Over Target Field

MINNEAPOLIS, MN— The Augustana Vikings softball team took-over target field tonight, as the twins recognized the team tonight for winning their 2nd softball national championship. Head coach Gretta Melsted was bestowed with the honor of throwing out the pitch, which came with some perks like her own twins jersey and an official major league baseball. Melsted says she was training for…

DII National Softball Champion Augie to be Recognized at Twins Game

SIOUX FALLS, SD—A baseball game always starts the same way; with the first pitch. But at the Twins versus Cleveland game tomorrow that tradition is going to have a little bit of a hometown feel. The Augustana softball team is going to be recognized at the game for winning the DII Softball National Championship this past season, and head coach…

Humble C.J. Ham Could Get Bigger Role For Minnesota Vikings In 2019

Enters As Starting Fullback For Third Straight Year

EAGAN, MN  —  It’s been a while since C.J. Ham was catching a lot of passes for at team named the Vikings. “I mean at Augie I caught a lot! Whatever is asked, I’m ready to do it.” Minnesota Vikings FB C.J. Ham says. It’s only seems like a long time since the Augustana alum was scratching and clawing just…

KDLT AT VIKINGS TRAINING CAMP-Expectations Don’t Change For Vikings Or Augustana Alum CJ Ham

Minnesota Holds First Full Squad Practice

EAGAN, MN. — One year ago it was impossible not to marvel at the Minnesota Vikings new training camp home, TCO Performance Center, as well as the collection of talent on the roster that had everyone talking Super Bowl. One year later a little of the shine is off this building and a lot of shine came off the team after…

NCAA Men’s Basketball Three Point Line Gets a New Home

The line will be moved to the international three point distance

SIOUX FALLS, SD— The College three-point line is about to get a change. Going from the original three-point line to the international three-point line. Those inches can make all the difference. The NCAA adopted the three-point line in the 80s. Since then, thanks to players like Steph Curry, the three-point shot is now more prevalent than ever in basketball. “Everyone…

National Championship Surreal For Augustana After Month-Long Road Odyssey

Vikings Won 17 of 20 On The Road Over The Last Month To Claim Title

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  After spending most of the last month on the road, the NCAA Division Two National Champion Augustana softball team has their feet firmly planted on the ground back home in Sioux Falls. Which is a little bit strange. The last time the Vikings played a game in Sioux Falls was on April 24th!  Between the end…

What is the Next Step For Champion Augustana Softball

SIOUX FALLS, SD— Augustana after losing in the NCAA Regionals the past two seasons, they claimed their glory by winning the NCAA DII championship on Monday. Then less than 24 hours after winning the championship the champs returned home yesterday. Where awaiting them was family and friends to celebrate their accomplishment. But for many of the seniors on team, they have…

D-II Softball Champs Return Home!

  SIOUX FALLS, SD— The Vikings should be partying like its 1991 after winning their second softball national championship in program history last night, and the champions returned back to campus today. The Vikings road to the championship was not easy. During this run, they had to travel to Minnesota for regionals. Then Augie went to Oklahoma for super-regionals. Then finally…

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS! Augustana Softball Rallies Past Kingsville Twice To Claim Title!

Vikings Claim Second National Title In Program History With

DENVER, CO  —  The Augustana Viking softball team are the 2019 NCAA Division Two National Champions after a remarkable Memorial Day of comeback victories. With their backs to the wall in the best-of-three National Championship Series after last night’s 7-2 loss in game one, Augustana rallied from 3-2 down in game two to beat Texas A&M-Kingsville 6-4 and force a…

Augustana Rallies Past Kingsville To Force Decisive National Championship Game

Vikings Take Game Two 6-4

DENVER, CO  —  For the second time this postseason the Augustana softball team stared down elimination and won. If they do so again they’ll be NCAA Division Two National Champions. Following last night’s 7-2 loss in the Championship Series first game, the Vikings rallied from one run down to defeat Texas A&M-Kingsville 6-4 in game two to force a decisive…

Kingsville’s Six-Run Sixth Inning Sinks Augustana In Opener Of National Championship Series

Vikings Will Have To Win Twice On Memorial Day To Claim National Title After 7-2 Defeat

DENVER, CO. —  The Augustana softball team will need to win twice on Memorial Day to make their National Championship dream come true. In a game that was delayed nearly five hours by lightning and severe weather in the Denver area, Texas A&M-Kingsville’s six-run sixth inning proved to be the difference in Game One of the NCAA Division Two National…

Huber Proud Of Vikings 2019 Campaign

Young Roster Nearly Returned To College World Series

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Augustana baseball team’s quest for a second straight national title came to an end yesterday as the Vikings were swept away by Central Missouri in their Super Regional. Though it’ll be hard to ever again be satisfied with anything but raising a national title trophy after last year, Augustana still had plenty to be proud…

Augustana Ready For Exciting National Championship Rematch With Texas A&M-Kingsville

Vikings lost to Javelinas 3-2 in February

DENVER, CO  —  Through all their successes, the Augustana softball team has maintained that anything less than a national championship wouldn’t satisfy them. Now they’re two wins away from that goal. With last night’s 6-0 victory over Young Harris, Augie advanced to the Division Two National Championship series.  The Vikings have been unbeaten and largely unchallenged through three victories. Now they’ll…

Augustana Shuts Down Young Harris To Advance To National Championship

Vikings Win Semifinal 6-0

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Augustana Vikings softball team will play for the NCAA Division Two National Championship. The Vikings defeated Young Harris 6-0 in the National Semifinal on Saturday night in Denver to advance to the best-of-three championship series.  The Vikings (59-10) will face Texas A&M-Kingsville in the first game tomorrow at 6 PM CDT. Shannon Petersen got Augie…

Central Missouri Sweeps Augustana In Super Regionals

Defending National Champion Vikings See Season End In 5-2 Defeat

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The national title defense for Augustana came to a close on Saturday in the Central Super Regional, as the No. 1 seed Vikings fell 5-2 to No. 2 seed Central Missouri at Karras Park, home of Ronken Field. The loss ends the Vikings season with a 43-16 record, while the Mules improve to 43-14, and advance…

Central Missouri Takes Opener Of Super Regional With Augustana

Vikings Fall 6-4

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Central Missouri opened up a 4-0 lead in the third and never trailed, holding off a late Augustana rally to win game one of the Central Super Regional 6-4 at Ronken Field in Sioux Falls on Friday night. The defending National Champion Vikings will face elimination tomorrow needing two wins to return to the College World…