Colleges – University of Sioux Falls

Watson Has Record-Breaking First Season with USF Cougars

Watson Has Record-Breaking First Season with USF Cougars

SIOUX FALLS, SD…. As first impressions go, it’ll be tough for anyone who ever wears a Sioux Falls uniform to top the one Gabe Watson made in 2018. “Thought he’d be a good football player but what he’s doing is amazing right now. I don’t want to say he’s exceed expectations because I don’t know where he can get to.”…

Watson Falls Shy Of 2,000 Yards In Cougars Season Finale Win Over Wayne State

USF Closes 7-4 With 26-7 Win

SIOUX FALLS, SD – A dominant defensive performance and the punishing running of Gabriel Watson lifted the University of Sioux Falls Football Team to a 26-7 season-closing Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference win over Wayne State College (3-8, 2-5 NSIC) on Senior Day at Bob Young Field on Saturday afternoon. On a day when 15 USF seniors were honored in a…

Cougars Fall to MN-Duluth in NSIC Semi-Finals

Cougars Fall to MN-Duluth in NSIC Semi-Finals

DULUTH, Minn. – On a Friday night when Lexi Scott recorded her 1,000 career kill, the University of Sioux Falls Volleyball Team (20-10) dropped a hard-fought decision to top-seeded and No. 4 ranked Minnesota Duluth, 3-0 (25-17, 25-20, 25-20) in the semifinal round of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Volleyball Championships.  UMD (26-5) moves onto face Southwest Minnesota State in the championship tomorrow….

Top-Ranked Mankato Holds Off Sioux Falls

Cougars Fall 31-21 As Gabe Watson Sets Single Season Rushing Record

MANKATO, Minn. – On a day when Gabriel Watson became the program’s single season rushing leader, the University of Sioux Falls Football Team (6-4, 4-2 NSIC South) dropped a hard fought 31-21 decision to No. 1 Minnesota State (10-0, 6-0 NSIC South) on a damp and cool afternoon before 2,848 in attendance at Blakeslee Stadium.   The Cougars led, 7-0…

Sioux Falls Stuns & Sweeps Defending National Champion Concordia-St. Paul

Cougars Beat Nation's Top-Ranked Team 3-0

SIOUX FALLS, SD— In an emotional senior night match at the Stewart Center, the University of Sioux Falls Volleyball Team (18-8, 13-5 NSIC) swept the defending national champions No. 1 Concordia-St. Paul (21-6, 15-3 NSIC), 3-0 (25-15, 25-19, 25-23) for their 12th win in the last 15 matches.   The victory represented one of the biggest accomplishments in the NCAA…

Watson & USF Run Over Upper Iowa

Cougars Win 34-7

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The University of Sioux Falls Football Team rolled up 616 yards in total offense and shut down the explosive Upper Iowa offense in recording a 34-7 victory in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action on Saturday before 1,439 in attendance at Bob Young Field. The victory assured USF of a winning season for the 25th straight year,…

USF’s Watson Having A Breakthrough Season

Leads All Of NCAA Football In Rushing

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The leading rusher in all of college football plays in Sioux Falls. And just one of the remarkable things about Gabe Watson is that he’s doing it in his first year with the Cougars. The northern California native transferred into Sioux Falls last year and opened eyes during the spring game.  Though he won the starting…

USF’s Gabe Watson Leads All Of NCAA Football In Rushing

NSIC Offensive Player Of The Week

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Whether it’s the FBS, FCS, Division Two or Three, no player in the NCAA has more rushing yards than Sioux Falls’ Gabe Watson after going for more than 300 yards last weekend.  Making it rather anti-climactic that he would be named the NSIC’s offensive player of the week. Watson carried 19 times for a school record 320…

Watson’s Historic Day Helps USF Slay Dragons

Record 320 Rushing Yards & Five Touchdowns Lead Cougars To 55-21 Win

MOORHEAD, MN  —  It’s no secret that Sioux Falls appears to have an All-American workhorse running back in Gabe Watson. And yesterday he took it to another level in helping the Cougars slay the Dragons of MSU-Moorhead.  The junior carried 19 times for a school record 320 yards and rushed for five touchdowns to lead the Cougars to a 55-21…

GRIDIRON GREATNESS-Week 8 (10-14-18)

Best Sights, Sounds & Moments From The Week In Local Prep & College Football

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The regular season came to an end for about half of the prep teams in South Dakota, giving week eight an early playoff feel.  Here’s a look back at the best sights, sounds and moments in Gridiron Greatness! Categories: College Sports, Colleges – Dakota State, Colleges – Presentation, Colleges – South Dakota, Colleges – South Dakota State,…

St. Cloud State Stuns Sioux Falls

Cougars Lose Second Straight 30-27

SIOUX FALLS, SD – For the third time this season, the University of Sioux Falls Football Team (4-3, 4-3 NSIC) suffered a close heart-breaking loss by falling 30-27 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) action to St. Cloud State (5-2, 5-2 NSIC) in the Hall of Fame game for 1,589 in attendance at Bob Young Field on Saturday afternoon. This…

Big win for USF over SMSU in Volleyball

Big win for USF over SMSU in Volleyball

SIOUX FALLS — Led by the unsung senior duo of Anna Peterson and Megan Hamstad, the University of Sioux Falls Women’s Volleyball Team rallied for a 3-2 (8-25, 25-20, 23-25, 25-23, 17-15) decision over No. 11 Southwest Minnesota State before a raucous crowd at the Stewart Center. USF defeated their first ranked team of the season after several close calls. Peterson recorded a…

GRIDIRON GREATNESS-Week 7 (10-9-18)

Best Sights, Sounds & Moments From Prep & College Football!

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Though the calendar flipped to October and the weather got colder, that action on the prep and college football field was as hot as ever! Here’s a look back at the best sights, sounds and moments from Week 7 in Gridiron Greatness! Categories: Colleges – Augustana, Colleges – South Dakota, Colleges – South Dakota State, Colleges…

HIGHLIGHTS: USF Drops Heartbreaker to Bemidji St

BEMIDJI Minn. – Despite 126 yards rushing and three touchdowns from junior Gabriel Watson, the No. 21 University of Sioux Falls Football Team (4-2, 4-2 NSIC) dropped a heart-breaking 25-21 decision to Bemidji State (5-1, 5-1 NSIC) in Northern Sun Intercollegiate play at historic Chet Anderson Stadium on a cold Saturday afternoon. Before a BSU homecoming crowd of 3,449 people,…

HIGHLIGHTS: Coo Pounce on Minot State 56-14

SIOUX FALL, S.D. — Flush with some of the best offensive numbers of the program’s DII era, No. 23 University of Sioux Falls Head Football Coach Jon Anderson was most pleased with workmanlike effort resulting in a 56-14 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference win over Minot State before a Cougar Days crowd of 1,572 on a cold Saturday afternoon. “The effort was…

23rd Ranked Cougars Ready To Move On From “Key” Win

USF Hosts Minot State Saturday At 1 PM

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  With the Key to the City once again in their possession the Sioux Falls Cougars begin to move on with the rest of their season as they chase a fourth consecutive NCAA Division Two playoff bid. USF hosts Minot State Saturday at 1 PM.  With their impressive 51-13 win at Augustana, the Cougars returned to the Top…

GRIDIRON GREATNESS-Week 5 (9-23-18)

Best Sights, Sounds & Moments From The Week In Prep & College Football!

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Augustana and Sioux Falls played for the Key To The City while the prep football season passed the halfway point.  See the best sights, sounds and moments from Week 5 in Gridiron Greatness! Categories: College Sports, Colleges – Augustana, Colleges – Northwestern, Colleges – University of Sioux Falls, Football Friday, High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top…

Sioux Falls Keeps Key By KO’ing Augustana At Kirkeby-Over

Cougars' 51-13 Win Most Decisive In Key Series History

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – All-American offensive tackle Trey Pipkins was all smiles after his University of Sioux Falls Football Team (3-1, 3-1 NSIC South) rolled up 576 yards in total offense, including a season-high 332 rushing, to key a 51-13 victory over city rival Augustana (2-2, 2-2 NSIC) on Saturday before 6,159 fans at Kirkeby-Over Stadium. For Pipkins, the victory…

USF Looking To Go 4-0 On Augustana’s Home Field

Cougars Lead Series 5-1 Since Joining Division Two & NSIC In 2012

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Though it’s clearly become a highlight on the local calendar and one of the best rivalry games anywhere, the reality is that the Sioux Falls-Augustana Key to the City football game has been pretty one sided since the series began in 2012. USF is 5-1 and, perhaps most upsetting if you’re a Vikings fan, is that…

SOUND: Augie and USF Embracing Importance of Key to the City Game

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — It’s a highly anticipated week on the football field for Augie and USF as they battle for the Key to the City. Each team brings a 2 and 1 record into the game. The Coo have had bragging rights after winning a second straight last year *and fifth in six games in the series. Both head coaches…