Colleges – South Dakota State

Wilson’s 24 Lead Jacks to Season Opening Win at Frost Arena

Wilson's 24 Lead Jacks to Season Opening Win at Frost Arena

BROOKINGS, SD…South Dakota State men’s basketball opened its season with a 70-57 victory Thursday night at Frost Arena, ringing in a new era of Jackrabbit basketball in successful fashion. Three Jackrabbits reached double figures in the win, led by Douglas Wilson’s 24 points on 10-of-13 shooting. Matt Dentlinger turned in a 17-point, 14-rebound effort for his first-career double-double, and Brandon…

Jackrabbits Bounce Back At Missouri State

SDSU Wins 35-14

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – South Dakota State racked up more than 500 yards of total offense and carried a shutout into the fourth quarter, defeating Missouri State, 35-14, in Missouri Valley Football Conference action Saturday afternoon at Robert W. Plaster Stadium.The Jackrabbits, ranked fourth in the STATS FCS media poll and fifth by the Football Championship Subdivision coaches, improved to 7-2…

True Freshman Keaton Heide To Make First Start For SDSU At Missouri State

J'Bore Gibbs Out With Leg Injury

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State’s FCS Playoff hopes now lie with a true freshman quarterback as the Jackrabbits will start Keaton Heide this week at Missouri State and, possibly, for the rest of the season. Regular starter J’Bore Gibbs suffered a leg injury during the first quarter of the Jacks 23-16 loss to NDSU last Saturday and was done…

Brandon Will Be “Key” to the Jackrabbits Season

Brandon Will Be "Key" to the Jackrabbits Season

BROOKINGS, SD— The Jackrabbits Men’s basketball team may have lost a lot of their scoring from last year, as Mike Daum, David Jenkins Jr, and Sklyer Flatten all left. But, they do get a “Key” player back in Brandon Key. Key red-shirted last year, due to personal reasons He most known on the team for his play-making and defense The…

Flatten Still Playing Basketball in South Dakota

Flatten Still Playing Basketball in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, SD… Skyler Flatten opened lots of eyes with his high-flying play on the basketball courts when he was at Clark/Willow Lake. That led to a scholarship at SDSU where he spent much of his time injured. But when a finally got healthy and the NCAA granted him that extra year of eligibility, Flatten took off. He was a…

USD Stops SDSU Shutout & Win Streak

Jacks Give Up First Goal Since September 6th In 1-1 Draw

USD RECAP VERMILLION, S.D. —Maddison Sullivan’s early second-half strike pushed South Dakota to a 1-1 double-overtime draw against South Dakota State on Sunday afternoon in a Showdown Series contest at the First Bank and Trust Complex.   The Coyotes (7-9-1, 2-3-1 Summit) broke through the formidable Jackrabbit (14-3-1, 6-0-1 Summit) defense that had not allowed a goal since Sept. 6,…

Quarterback In Question As SDSU Moves On From NDSU Loss

Jacks Forced To Play Three Quarterbacks In Loss

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  After a nearly perfect week of promotion and praise for South Dakota State with ESPN’s College Gameday in Brookings, North Dakota State spoiled the party with a 23-16 win in the Dakota Marker game. Now the Jackrabbits have to move on, possibly without their starting quarterback, J’Bore Gibbs. The redshirt freshman was off to a fantastic start…

SDSU-NDSU Dakota Marker Rivalry Gets Tasty In The Tailgates

College GameDay Amps Up Rivalry Week

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  College GameDay’s broadcast only highlighted a bit of what makes the South Dakota State-North Dakota State Dakota Marker rivalry special!  KDLT’s Brandon Green went out amongst the fans to get the tasty scoop on how this game has become a cherished Dakota’s tradition! Categories: College Sports, Colleges – South Dakota State, Sports, Sports Top Story

DAKOTA MARKER-Jacks Lose Quarterback To Injury & Heartbreaker To NDSU

SDSU Rally Without J'Bore Gibbs Falls Short In 23-16 Defeat

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  After a nearly perfect day featuring ESPN’s College GameDay on their campus, South Dakota State had the chance to craft the perfect ending with a third string, true freshman quarterback leading a remarkable comeback. Until North Dakota State spoiled the show. Adam Cofield’s 71-yard touchdown run with 2:23 proved to be the difference in NDSU’s 23-16 victory…

SDSU Defense Has To Force Issue & Turnovers To Beat NDSU

Jacks Forced Four In 33-21 Victory In 2017

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The last time the North Dakota State Bison lost a football game, South Dakota State defeated them 33-21 in a game in which the Jacks forced four Bison turnovers. That will likely be the formula again if history is to repeat itself.  SDSU’s defense this year has been playing even better, and they’ll have to force the…

College GameDay: Meet the Crew and Hosts

BROOKINGS, S.D. – ESPN’s GameDay operations are up and running, including the taping of the network’s College Football Live show. For the hosts and crew of the show, it’s exciting to come to a new place like Brookings, and they say that tomorrow’s crowd is just a big a character in the show as they are. Categories: College Sports, Colleges…

Dozen Straight Wins For SDSU Soccer After Victory Over NDSU

SDSU Wins 1-0

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State women’s soccer won its 12th straight contest Thursday night at Fishback Soccer Park, topping North Dakota State 1-0 in its final home game of the regular season. The Jackrabbits (14-3, 6-0 Summit League) clinched a spot in next month’s Summit League Championship with the victory, using an eight-shot advantage in the second half to…

Jacks Know What’s at Stake Against Bison in Dakota Marker Game

Jacks Know What's at Stake Against Bison in Dakota Marker Game

BROOKINGS, SD… The fact that ESPN’s GameDay is coming to Brookings this weekend has gotten plenty of attention and will be exciting for the entire campus. And while the players and coaches are also pumped about the exposure it will give their school, they are intently focused on the game with NDSU. It’s #1 against #3 in the FCS with…

Daniel Extra Excited For GameDay to Come to His Hometown of Brookings

Daniel Extra Excited For GameDay to Come to His Hometown of Brookings

BROOKINGS, SD… The fact that ESPN’s GameDay pre-game show is coming to Brookings for Saturday’s game between SDSU and NDSU has been big news since it was announced Sunday. John Stiegelmeier and Justin Sell shared their excitement with KDLT Sports on Monday, but how do the players feel?  Especially Brookings native Mikey Daniel is probably more fired up than any…

Stig, Sell Excited That Gameday is Coming to Brookings

Stig, Sell Excited That Gameday is Coming to Brookings

BROOKINGS, SD… The ESPN Gameday Pre-game show is coming to Brookings prior to Saturday’s big showdown with NDSU for first place in the Missouri Valley Conference. It’s the first time the show has ever broadcast from South Dakota, it’s been to Fargo twice. Obviously it’s a huge game for both teams with so much at stake for the post season….

Strong Showing For SDSU Sophomore Running Back

Strong Showing For SDSU Sophomore Running Back

BROOKINGS, SD…Driving up to Dana J Dykhouse Stadium, you can’t miss the billboards that ring it. One in particular, with former SDSU star rusher Zach Zenner, caught Pierre Strong Junior’s eye. “Yeah, you know the big picture he got right there? Yeah that’s what I’m trying to get! I’m trying to get like him. I definitely think I can.” Sophomore…

The Jackrabbits Are Prepared and Ready for Their ESPN Spotlight

BROOKINGS, SD— The Jackrabbits have been pitching and marketing for ESPN’s hit show College Gameday to come to Brookings. Now, they got it. College Gameday will be featuring NDSU verse SDSU for their college football game of the week. “It’s obviously a huge production. It’s an interesting process when you find out Sunday around noontime that they’re going to be…

Jackrabbits Fluster Fort Wayne To Claim Eleventh Straight Shutout Win

SDSU Wins 3-0

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State women’s soccer rolled to a 3-0 victory over Purdue Fort Wayne on Sunday, notching its 11th consecutive win while celebrating Senior Day at Fishback Soccer Park. SDSU (13-3, 5-0 Summit League) recognized Maggie Smither, Shayna Stubbs, Darina Poelstra, Carina McLennan and Leah Manuleleua before the game. Maya Hansen, Abigail Kastens and Karlee Manding scored…

Faster First Half Start Highlights SDSU’s Win At Indiana State

Jacks Take Care Of Business Ahead Of NDSU Showdown

TERRA HAUTE, IND  —  A big part of the reason ESPN’s College GameDay is coming to Brookings is that the South Dakota Jackrabbits have done their part in setting up the unbeaten showdown with North Dakota State. Yesterday the Jacks roared out to a 25 point halftime thanks to a 28 point second quarter at Indiana State and never looked…

ESPN’s College Gameday Coming To Brookings For SDSU-NDSU Dakota Marker Game

Next Saturday Live On ESPN From 8-11 AM

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The premier rivalry in FCS, and Brookings and South Dakota, are getting a national spotlight. ESPN officials announced on Sunday that they would be bringing their three hour pregame show, College Gameday, to Brookings in conjunction with Saturday’s Dakota Marker game between South Dakota State and North Dakota State. The program airs between 8-11 AM live nationally…