Colleges – University of Sioux Falls

Moorhead Men Hammer Sioux Falls

USF Falls 84-59

SIOUX FALLS – The University of Sioux Falls Men’s Basketball Team (13-11, 9-7 NSIC) suffered through a tough offensive night in falling to NSIC co-leader and #21 Minnesota State Moorhead (18-4, 13-3 NSIC), 84-59 on Saturday at the Stewart Center. The Cougars had three players score in double digits, including junior guard Zach Wessels with 11 points, nine rebounds and…

USF Rallies To Upset 16th Ranked Moorhead

Coo Women Bounce Back From Northern Loss To Win 66-61

SIOUX FALLS – Led by its trio of seniors – Madi Robson, Sam Knecht and Alyson Johnsen –  combining for 47 points, the University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball Team (16-4, 12-4 NSIC) rallied to upset #16 Minnesota State Moorhead (17-3, 13-2 NSIC) before 674 at the Stewart Center. The Cougars, which trailed by as many as seven points (44-37,…

Northern State Gets Dramatic Sweep At Sioux Falls

Arvidson Buzzer Beater Gives Men 86-84 Win While Women Edge USF 63-62

MEN Sioux Falls, S.D. – Mack Arvidson came in clutch for the Northern State University men’s basketball team, hitting the game winning buzzer beater to defeat Sioux Falls 86-84 on the road. The Wolves tallied 66 points in the second half to secure the victory and improve to 15-6 overall and 11-4 in league action. Northern struggled in the first…

Augie, USF FB All-Americans

2 Vikes, 3 Cougars make D2 Football.com All-American team

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Augustana’s Trey Heid and Matt Heller have been named to the D2football.com All-America Second Team which was announced Thursday morning. Heid is making his second straight appearance on the D2football.com All-America Team after earning Honorable Mention honors as a junior in 2015. This marks the second All-America honor for Heid in 2016. He was named to…

Coo Cruise At Home

USF Head Coach Chris Johnson Ties All-Time Mark

SIOUX FALLS – A sizzling offensive display by the University of Sioux Falls Men’s Basketball Team (13-9, 9-5 NSIC) led to a 93-70 victory over Concordia-St. Paul (4-17, 1-13, NSIC) on Saturday night at the Stewart Center. The victory was USF head coach Chris Johnson’s 154th (154-114) career win, which tied him with Shane Murphy for the all-time wins lead…

USF Win Streak Snapped At Home

Remain First In NSIC South Following Loss To Concordia-St. Paul

SIOUX FALLS – The University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball Team (15-3, 11-3 NSIC) had a six-game winning streak come to an end in a 63-51 loss to Concordia St. Paul (13-7, 9-5 NSIC) on Saturday afternoon at the Stewart Center. USF, which was led by senior center Sam Knecht with 13 points and three rebounds, also had their 11-game…

Cougars Win Streak Ends In Heartbreaking Fashion

Last Second Lay-Up Ends USF Win Streak At Five

SIOUX FALLS – A six-game winning streak came to a heartbreaking end when the University of Sioux Falls Men’s Basketball Team (12-9, 8-5 NSIC) dropped a 68-67 decision to Minnesota State (13-6, 8-5 NSIC) on Friday night before 1,109 in attendance at the Stewart Center. USF, playing shorthanded without senior captain Mack Johnson, led by six (64-58) with 1:53 to…

Brooke Smith Keeps Cougars Rolling

Game-High 22 Points Helps Extend USF Win Streak To Six

SIOUX FALLS – Led by the duo of Brooke Smith and Sam Knecht, the University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball Team (15-2, 11-2 NSIC, 1st) recorded a sixth consecutive win with a 84-72 decision over Minnesota State (9-8, 5-8 NSIC) at the Stewart Center on Friday night. Smith scored 22 points, cracking 20 points for the second time this year….

Knecht Leading USF With Her Play

Cougars senior is NSIC Player of the Week for 3rd time

For the third time this season, University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball senior Sam Knecht was named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference south division player of the week. Knecht nearly averaged a double-double while leading the Cougars to two wins on the road, earning her third weekly honor to go with her appointments on Nov. 28 and Dec. 12 earlier…

Despite Drought USF Men Fend Off Winona State

Cougars Defeat Warriors 58-55

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.– For the second night in the row, rock-solid defense did the trick as the University of Sioux Falls Men’s Basketball Team (10-8, 6-4 NSIC) ran their winning streak to four games with a 58-55 victory over Winona State (7-7, 4-6 NSIC) on Saturday at the Stewart Center. USF now has won six-of-seven games with only a one-point…

USF Women Edge Winona On Banner Day

Cougars Unveil NSIC Championship Banner After 52-51 Win

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – There is an old axiom, “defense wins championships.” And, it appears the University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball Team is taking that to heart, pulling off an important 52-51 NSIC home victory over Winona State on Saturday. The victory pulled USF (12-2, 8-2 NSIC) into a tie for first place in the NSIC South at 8-2…

Cougars Sweep Upper Iowa

USF Men Win 73-57, Women Victorious 74-41

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  MEN’S RECAP Led by another stalwart defense effort and four players in double digits, the University of Sioux Falls Men’s Basketball Team (9-8, 5-4 NSIC) picked up a third consecutive win by stopping Upper Iowa, 71-55, at the Stewart Center on Friday night. With the victory, not only did the Cougars move past .500 on the…

Sioux Falls Storms Back To Stun Augustana

Cougars Defeat Rival Vikings 69-62

SIOUX FALLS – Led by a career-high 21 points and nine rebounds from junior guard Zach Wessels, the University of Sioux Falls Men’s Basketball Team (8-8, 4-4 NSIC) rallied from a nine-point deficit to defeat city rival Augustana (10-4, 5-3 NSIC), 69-62 in NSIC play before 2,765 at the Sioux Falls Arena. After the game was tied at 29-29 at…

Sharp Shooting USF Women Take Down Augustana

Coo Win 71-66 At Sioux Falls Arena

SIOUX FALLS – Behind career performances from Madi Robson and Kaely Hummel, the hot-shooting University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball defeated cross-town rival Augustana, 71-66, on Saturday evening. The Cougars win their fifth game of their past six, improving their record to 10-2 overall, 6-2 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. With the victory over Augustana, the Cougars have won…

BEST OF 2016: Top Local Sports Stories

A Look Back At Some Of The 2016's Biggest Local Sports Stories

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. —  2016 will go down as perhaps the greatest college sports years in state history. During basketball season, Dakota Wesleyan’s women advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NAIA National Tournament, while Mount Marty went all the way to the Final Four! The USF women won the NSIC Tournament Title over rival Augustana to make their first…

Report: Ex-USF Coach Kalen DeBoer Heading To Fresno State

Currently Offensive Coordinator At Eastern Michigan

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The rise up the ranks of Sioux Falls alum and former Cougar head football coach Kalen DeBoer is reportedly continuing tonight. Football Scoop.com is reporting that DeBoer will leave his post as offensive coordinator at Eastern Michigan for the same job at Fresno State under new head coach Jeff Tedford.  Eastern Michigan just wrapped up their season…

Sioux Falls 8th In Final Coaches Poll

USF Finished 12-1 In 2016

WACO, TEXAS – The University of Sioux Falls Football Team (12-1, 7-0 NSIC South), which captured its first NSIC title and advanced to the second round of the NCAA DII playoffs, was ranked #8 in the final AFCA Division II Top-25 Coaches Poll which was released Monday. USF, which finished with a program-best 12 wins at the DII level, was…

SMSU Rallies For Thrilling Win At Sioux Falls

Mustangs Edge Cougars 87-86

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Ryan Bruggeman scored the game-winning field goal with 10 seconds left in regulation to lift Southwest Minnesota State to a come-from-behind 87-86 victory at the University of Sioux Falls on Saturday night. SMSU improves to 10-1 overall, 5-1 NSIC, with the win. Mack Johnson led the Cougars with 27 points and Drew Guebert tallied 23.  Zach…

USF Women Roll Past SMSU For Fourth Straight Win

Coo Are 9-1 After 63-47 Victory

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sparked by defense and balanced scoring, the University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball Team (9-1, 5-1 NSIC) ended a three-game home stand and moved into a tie in the NSIC South Division with a 63-47 win over Southwest Minnesota State (1-9, 1-5 NSIC) at the Stewart Center to conclude their pre-Christmas schedule.   The victory was…

Three Sioux Falls Cougars Make All-America Team

RB Mickey, LB Mehling, OG Green Receive Honors

Three University of Sioux Falls Cougars were named to the Division Two Conference Commissioner’s Association (CCA) All-American Team. Junior Running Back Max Mickey and Senior Linebacker Michael Mehling were given first team honors. Senior Offensive Guard Antonio Green was named to the second team. Mickey currently ranks first in the nation in rushing yards per carry (8.6), fifth nationally in…