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Dosch Expects Senior Leadership from Wolves

Dosch Expects Senior Leadership from Wolves

ABERDEEN, SD…The Northern Wolves were hoping to bounce back from an opening night loss at Bemidji State with a win in their home opener Thursday night against Minot State. And Tom Dosch knows a big part of his team’s success this year will come from the leadership of his 13 seniors. Categories: College Sports, Colleges – Northern State, Sports, Sports…

Leighton Excited to Help Build DSU Program

Leighton Excited to Help Build DSU Program

MADISON, SD… The Dakota State Trojan football program has continued to improve each year and Madison Bulldogs have been proud to contribute to that success. Mason Leighton hopes that continues for his teammates as they attempt to win their 2nd game in 3 starts against Briar Cliff Thursday night. Categories: College Sports, Colleges – Dakota State, Sports, Sports Top Story…

Coyotes Break Into FCS Top 25

Alex Gray Wins Valley Defensive Player of the Week

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  Despite coming off an FCS playoff berth and the best season in their Division One era, most outside of Vermillion seemed to expect the Coyote football team was bound for a setback after losing record setting quarterback Chris Streveler, picking USD to finish sixth in the Missouri Valley and not ranking them in the Top 25. Respect…

SDSU Gets Money ($425,000 Of It) For Nothing At Iowa State

Jacks Hopeful Of Scheduling Another Game During Bye Week

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  If you drive around Brookings and hear the old Dire Straits song “Money for Nothing” playing from SDSU athletic department it’s because the Jackrabbit football team got nearly a half a million dollars this weekend without playing a game. It wasn’t for lack of trying though. The Jacks and Iowa State did appear to kickoff the season…

GRIDIRON GREATNESS-Week 2 (9-2-18)

Best Sights, Sounds & Moments From Week Three Of The Prep & College Football Season

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The first full weekend of prep and college football gave us a full plate for this week’s installment of Gridiron Greatness!  Click on the video viewer for the best sights, sounds and moments from the second week of the local football season! Categories: College Sports, Colleges – Dakota State, Colleges – South Dakota, Colleges – University…

USF Alum Dennis Gardeck Makes Cut For Arizona Cardinals

Former Coo Will Suit Up In NFL

GLENDALE, AZ  —  More good news for Cougar football yesterday as the Arizona Cardinals announced that USF alum Dennis Gardeck had made the 53 man roster. Gardeck was an All-American lineback last year at USF, notching 14 sacks. Categories: College Sports, Colleges – University of Sioux Falls, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Arizona Cardinals, Dennis Gardeck, Sioux Falls Cougars

Coyotes Top Northern Colorado On The Pitch

USD Soccer Wins 2-1

VERMILLION, S.D. – Sophomore Abby Ostrem scored the game-winning goal for the South Dakota women’s soccer team as the Coyotes topped Northern Colorado 2-1 Sunday afternoon at First Bank & Trust Soccer Complex.   The win is the second straight for the Coyotes, who are also unbeaten in their last four games with a 2-1-2 overall record. Northern Colorado falls…

Creighton Edges SDSU

Jacks Fall 1-0

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State women’s soccer saw its 11-match home unbeaten streak come to an end Sunday at Fishback Soccer Park, falling 1-0 to Creighton. Playing in front of 283 fans, the Jackrabbits (3-3) were tagged for an early goal, and though SDSU and Creighton finish with 13 shots apiece, the Bluejays escaped with the win to close…

Northern Volleyball Howls At Augustana Tournament

Wolves Sweep Four Team Weekend Event

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  After one of the best seasons in program history the Northern State volleyball team appears poised to reach new heights this year after a big weekend in Sioux Falls. The Wolves improved to 8-0 on the season after defeating Augustana 3-1 last night to sweep through the Vikings four team tournament.  After winning 23 games and making…

Caden Walters Impresses In Coo Comeback

Junior QB Leads 23 Second Rally To Win Season Opener

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  One of the most remarkable regular season wins in Sioux Falls history was engineered by a backup quarterback. The Coo turned to JUCO transfer Caden Walters at quarterback at half of their season opener with Concordia-St. Paul and, with USF down 24-20 with 26 seconds to play, Walters rewarded head coach Jon Anderson’s faith by throwing…

Big Fourth Quarter By Kansas State Halts USD’s Upset Bid

Coyotes Fall 27-24

MANHATTAN, Kan.—South Dakota led Kansas State 24-12 entering the fourth quarter, and had a 51-yard field goal try in the final seconds fall short in a highly-entertaining 27-24 KSU win before a sellout crowd of more than 50,000 Saturday night at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.   It was a rematch of the 2015 season opener when Kansas State won 34-0,…

Augustana Rallies From 24 Down To Win At Upper Iowa

Vikings Take Season Opener 48-45

FAYETTE, IA. —  The worst possible start turned into one of the best finishes for the Augustana football team. After spotting host Upper Iowa the game’s first 24 points, the Vikings thundered back to defeat the Peacocks 48-45 on Saturday night in Fayette, Iowa. Rudi Sinflorant rushed for 119 yards and a pair of scores while quarterback Kyle Saddler went…

Lightning Cancels South Dakota State & Iowa State

Jacks Trailed 7-0 Before Weather Moved In

AMES, IA. —  The Iowa State Cyclones struck like lightning on their opening possession against South Dakota State. Then the real lightning came through Ames. The season opener between SDSU and ISU was cancelled due to lightning and severe weather in the Ames area on Saturday night.  The game will not be made up. SDSU will hope to begin their…

St. Ambrose Runs By Dakota State In Second Half

Trojans Suffer First Loss 49-27

MADISON, S.D. —  Despite a pair of touchdown catches by Mason Leighton, the Dakota State football team fell to St. Ambrose 49-27 thanks to a 28-6 second half performance from the Fighting Bees in Madison on Saturday afternoon. The Trojans fall to 1-1 and host Briar Cliff Thursday. Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: College Sports, Colleges –…

Coyotes Follow Big Cal Win With Victory Over Northern Colorado

USD Sweeps Home Tournament

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  The first ever home volleyball tournament at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center will be tough to top. After a 3-0 win over Northeastern on Friday afternoon, the Coyotes came back in the evening with one of the biggest wins in program history, defeating the University of California 3-1.  It is the third victory ever for USD over…

Northern State Knocks Off Augustana To Complete Perfect Tournament

7th Ranked Wolves Knock Off 22nd Ranked Vikings 3-1

Sioux Falls, S.D. – The No. 7 Northern State University volleyball team rounded out non-conference action with two wins over Lindenwood and No. 22 Augustana. With the wins, the Wolves improve to 8-0 overall, suffering just one set loss to the Vikings. NSU rolled past Lindenwood in the opening match of the day with set scores of 25-18, 25-16, and…

Northern State Off To Strong Start At Augustana Tournament

7th Ranked Wolves Sweep Mary & Fort Hays State

Sioux Falls, S.D. – The No. 7 Northern State University volleyball team extended their win streak to six games on Friday with victories over the University of Mary and Fort Hays State University. The Wolves outscored their opponents 150-67, winning both matches in straight sets. The Wolves sailed through the opener of the day, defeating UMary 25-10, 25-10, and 25-11…

Snyder Makes SDSU Debut Against Old Rival In Iowa State

Former Iowa Hawkeye Very Familiar With Jacks' Opening Opponent

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The rest of the college teams in the region kick off tomorrow, including South Dakota State in what is sure to be an emotional opener for senior safety Brandon Snyder. The University of Iowa transfer and West Lyon will make his return from two knee injures and debut as a Jackrabbit against his former arch rival with…

Coyotes Seek Third Win Against FBS Foe

Open At Kansas State Tomorrow

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  The South Dakota Coyotes have a Big 12 opener as they head to Kansas State.  USD is seeking their third win over an FBS program since jumping to FCS after winning at Bowling Green last year and at Minnesota in 2010.  Kickoff tomorrow in Manhattan, Kansas is scheduled for 6 PM. Categories: College Sports, Colleges – South…