Colleges – South Dakota State

Jacks Not Satisfied Despite Second Straight Comfortable Win

SDSU Defeats Drake 38-10

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Despite a pair of comfortable wins, the South Dakota State football team isn’t satisfied moving forward. Following last week’s 38-3 win over Long Island the Jacks improved to 2-1 with a 38-10 win over Drake.   Though the ground game churned out 369 yards and the defense held the Bulldogs to 289 total yards with a pair of…

Jackrabbits Drop Drake

SDSU Wins 38-10

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State’s running game was on full display Saturday afternoon, racking up 369 yards in a 38-10 victory over Drake at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. The third-ranked Jackrabbits improved to 2-1 overall, while Drake dropped to 0-3 on the season. SDSU scored on each of its first two offensive possessions, marching 70 yards on 14 plays…

SDSU Soccer Stops Eastern Washington At Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium

Jacks Win 1-0

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State women’s soccer overcame adversity and a pesky Eastern Washington team Friday night, pulling off a 1-0 victory over the Eagles at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. The Jackrabbits (4-3) saw the game relocated to the football stadium after heavy rains in the area left Fishback Soccer Park soggy. Eastern Washington brought a long-ball mentality to…

Late Manuleleua Goal Lifts SDSU Past Hawaii

Late Manuleleua Goal Lifts SDSU Past Hawaii

BROOKINGS, SD…South Dakota State women’s soccer slipped past Hawaii in a 1-0 game Tuesday night, thanks to an 85th-minute goal from Leah Manuleleua. With time winding down at Fishback Soccer Park, SDSU took possession near midfield and saw Maya Hansen drive her way into the near corner, striking a cross towards the box for Manuleleua. The senior’s initial shot was…

Nelson Brothers Start On Same Day At QB For SDSU & DWU

Kiel Leads Tigers To 44-0 Win Over Presentation, Kanin Leads Jacks Over Long Island 38-3

BROOKINGS & MITCHELL, S.D.  —  Yesterday was quite a day for Mitchell natives and brothers Kanin and Kiel Nelson and their family. Kiel opened the day starting for Dakota Wesleyan, passing for 166 yards and a score in the Tigers 44-0 win over Presentation.  Later in the day came word that older brother Kanin would make his first career start…

SDSU Test Depth In Decisive Win Over Long Island

Defense Dominates In 38-3 Win

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Though there was little doubt that South Dakota State was going to beat Long Island in last night’s home opener, it did give SDSU a good chance to rotate in different players and test their depth. That was particularly evident on defense with State holding Long Island to just 123 yards and forcing a pair of turnovers in…

Jackrabbits Minus Gibbs Drop Long Island

SDSU Wins Home Opener 38-3

Third-ranked South Dakota State held Long Island University to 123 yards of total offense en route to a methodical 38-3 victory Saturday night in the Sixth Annual Dairy Drive at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. The Jackrabbits, who were playing their home opener, improved to 1-1 overall. LIU, which was playing its first game as a member of the Football Championship…

Finishing The Focus For SDSU Following Minnesota Loss

Jacks Host Long Island In Home Opener Saturday

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  When referencing South Dakota State’s next opponent we’re going to borrow a line from Charles Barkley. “I don’t know anything about the Long Island Sharks, but the Long Island Sharks is in trouble.” That’s because you have got to imagine the Jacks are chomping at the bit to get back on the field after falling just short…

J’Bore Gibbs Shows Promise & Resolve In Debut At Minnesota

Freshman Quarterback Nearly Led SDSU To Upset Of Big Ten's Gophers

MINNEAPOLIS, MN  —  J’Bore Gibbs finally got the chance to show what he could do under center for South Dakota State. And Jackrabbit fans are probably pretty excited to see more of him. Playing in his first college game ever against Big Ten Minnesota Gibbs made some freshman mistakes, most notably a pick six that led to the Gophers going…

GRIDIRON GREATNESS-Week 1 (9-1-19)

Best Sights, Sounds & Moments From Week 1 Of Local Prep & College Football!

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  After an abbreviated start to the season in Week Zero, all classes of prep football along with our division one and NAIA college teams kicked off this week, getting us re-acquainted with some old faces, and introduced to some new shooting stars! Here’s a look back at the best sights, sounds and moments from Week One…

Despite Strong Preseason Finish Christion Cut By Dallas Cowboys

Roosevelt & SDSU Alum Hopes To Earn Practice Squad Spot Or Land Elsewhere

ARLINGTON, TX  —  Roosevelt and South Dakota State alum Taryn Christion finally got his first real chance to show what he could do in the Dallas Cowboys final preseason game. Though it wasn’t enough to get him a roster spot, it might be enough to keep him on the Cowboys practice squad, or earn a spot elsewhere. Playing most of…

SDSU Disappointed With Finish But Ready To Build Off Loss At Minnesota

SDSU Reacts To Their 28-21 Loss To The Gophers

MINNEAPOLIS, MN  —  A pair of costly turnovers cost the South Dakota State football perhaps it’s greatest win in program history. SDSU fell late last night at Minnesota 28-21 in their season opener.  Click on the video viewer to hear the team’s reaction. Categories: College Sports, Colleges – South Dakota State, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: College Football, Minnesota Golden…

Jacks Nearly Upset Gophers in Minneapolis

Jacks Nearly Upset Gophers in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, MN… The SDSU football team isn’t into moral victories. But the 3rd-ranked FCS team should have gained plenty of confidence Thursday night after nearly upsetting Big Ten opponent Minnesota. The Gophers needed a 4th quarter touchdown to win the game 28-21. After a scoreless 1st quarter Seth Green scored to make it 7-0 home team. But red-shirt freshman QB…

Zach Previews Jacks at Gophers

Zach Previews Jacks at Gophers

MINNEAPOLIS, MN… The SDSU football team is ranked 3rd in the pre-season FCS poll. But as Zach Borg tells us from the cities, they respect their opponent Thursday night but still go into the game with confidence…and the head coach is excited for his guys to get this opportunity.  John Stiegelmeier says: “Yeah it’s unique but it’s something our guys…

Stig Says Jacks Must Take Field With Confidence at Minnesota Thursday

Stig Says Jacks Must Take Field With Confidence at Minnesota Thursday

BROOKINGS, SD… The Jackrabbits of SDSU start the season Thursday night in Minneapolis against the Gophers of Minnesota. SDSU has played it’s share of pre-conference games in big-time venues and head coach John  Stiegelmeier is confident about his squad. But he also knows they must take the field with the attitude that they will beat their Big Ten opponent. “I…

South Dakota Native Taryn Christion Makes Preseason Debut With Dallas Cowboys

SDSU & Roosevelt High School Alum

ARLINGTON, TX. —  Roosevelt & South Dakota State alum Taryn Christion made his NFL preseason debut last night for the Dallas Cowboys during their 34-0 victory over the Houston Texans. Christion is one of four quarterbacks on the roster and had yet to play in the two previous Cowboy preseason games.  In this game he played during the fourth quarter,…

Manuleleua Scores Twice To Lead Jacks Over Idaho State

SDSU Is 2-0 On The Year After 2-0 Win

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —   The Jackrabbit soccer team finished off a perfect weekend with a 2-0 victory over Idaho State Sunday, thanks to a pair of goals from Leah Manuleleua. Manuleleua led the offensive attack as her two scores came on a team-high six shots, while Marisa Schulz notched a pair of assists and Maya Hansen added another. In total, 16…

Late Goal Lifts SDSU Past Utah State In Season Opener

Jacks Beat Aggies 1-0

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State women’s soccer used a staunch defensive effort and late-game heroics from Karlee Manding to move past Utah State in its 2019 season opener Friday, 1-0. After 88 minutes of scoreless play, an Aggie handball in the box set Manding up for a penalty kick with the clock winding down, and the sophomore delivered. SDSU…

Dawn Of A New Era At Quarterback For South Dakota State

J'Bore Gibbs Replaces Taryn Christion Under Center Next Thursday At Minnesota

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  As Taryn Christion re-wrote the South Dakota State record book last year, he had a shadow. “He was actually my mentor. I actually lived with him in the summer when I got here so I would go to him asking questions. Any time we had home games, any time the offense got of the field I would…

Smither Leads Defending Champion Jacks Into Soccer Season

Smither Leads Defending Champion Jacks Into Soccer Season

BROOKINGS, SD… Maggie Smither of Sioux Falls is the 2-time Summit League Goalie of the Year. She leads her team into the new season knowing there’s high expectations for a team that’s won back to back regular season conference titles. And having her on the field really gives her teammates extra confidence. Smither doesn’t mind the pressure that goes with…