College Sports

Jackrabbit Men Win At ORU To Clinch Top Two Seed At Summit League Tournament

SDSU Wins 85-75

TULSA, Okla. — South Dakota State men’s basketball built an early lead and hung on late at Oral Roberts Saturday, taking down the Golden Eagles 85-75 at the Mabee Center in front of 2,568 fans. SDSU (22-6, 10-1 Summit League) shot 52.7 percent from the field and hit 10 3-pointers while going 17-for-21 at the charity stripe. Mike Daum led…

SDSU Women Stomp Oral Roberts On Senior Day

Jacks Bid Goodbye To Three Seniors With 96-72 Win

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Scoring balance again was the key for the South Dakota State Saturday afternoon as the Jackrabbits had six players score in double figures in their 96-72 Summit League win over Oral Roberts in front of 2,403 fans at Frost Arena. SDSU has now scored 90 or more points seven times this season and four times in its last…

Coyote Women Dump Doane

USD Wins 96-54

VERMILLION, S.D.—South Dakota cruised to its 15th-straight victory with a 96-54 drubbing of Doane inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center on Saturday afternoon.   South Dakota (21-5, 11-0 Summit) returns to Summit League action next week with three games remaining in the regular season. The game served as an exhibition for Doane (7-19, 2-16 GPAC).   All 13 Coyotes scored…

Mustang Men Outlast Augustana

SMSU Wins In Sioux Falls 81-77

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Southwest Minnesota State pushed its winning streak to five straight and pulled to within one game of Minnesota State in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference South Division standings, after earning a hard-fought 81-77 victory over Augustana on Saturday night at the Sioux Arena.   SMSU and Minnesota State will meet next Friday night at the R/A…

Augie Women Bounce Back Against SMSU

Deliver Dave Krauth 599th Career Win With 77-58 Victory

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — On senior day, with alumni in the building, the fifth-ranked Augustana women’s basketball team routed Southwest Minnesota State 77-58 Saturday afternoon inside the Sioux Falls Arena.   The Vikings improved to 22-2 overall and 18-2 in the NSIC and Dave Krauth earned his 599th victory as a college head coach. With the win the Vikings have…

USF Sweeps Augie at SF Arena

USF Sweeps Augie at SF Arena

SIOUX FALLS… The University of Sioux Falls basketball teams earned a sweep of cross-town rival Augustana Friday night at the Sioux Falls Arena. Mariah Szymasnski scored 23 points as the Coo built a big early lead in the women’s game. Shelby Selland rallied the Vikes with 18 points and 9 rebounds. But USF prevailed 64-59 in overtime, handing Augie just…

Miller Leads Jacks to big win over Denver at Frost

Miller Leads Jacks to big win over Denver at Frost

BROOKINGS, SD…With five players scoring in double figures, the South Dakota State women’s basketball team recorded a 95-59 win over Denver Thursday night in Summit League play in front of 1,543 fans at Frost Arena. The Jackrabbits, now 20-5 and 9-1, have won 20 or more games for the seventh-straight season and 12th time in the last 13 seasons. Macy…

Coyotes With Impressive Win over Fort Wayne

Coyotes With Impressive Win over Fort Wayne

VERMILLION, S.D. – Five players in double-digit scoring led the South Dakota men’s basketball team to an 86-69 victory over Fort Wayne Thursday night inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. Matt Mooney and Triston Simpson each tallied a team-high 17 points while Nick Fuller came off the bench for 14 points. Tyler Hagedorn and Tyler Peterson each added 10 points…

Mustangs Add 8 Recruits For Women’s Soccer

Mustangs Add 8 Recruits For Women's Soccer

MARSHALL, Minn.- Southwest Minnesota State head women’s soccer coach, Erin Kasmarik-Mallett, announced the official signing of eight future-student athletes to the SMSU soccer program on Wednesday as a part of National Signing Day, the first day student-athletes around the country were eligible to sing National Letters of Intent. The Mustangs soccer program will welcome players from five different states: Minnesota…

5 Sign to Play Women’s Soccer at USF

5 Sign to Play Women's Soccer at USF

SIOUX FALLS – On the back of their most successful season at the NCAA Division II level, University of Sioux Falls Soccer head coach Brittany Domino announced the signing of five student-athletes on Wednesday, the first day of the 2018 signing period. Joining the Cougars in the fall of 2018 are Catie Caruso (Greendale, Wis.), Kyla Gushard (Lincoln, Neb.), Taylor…

Coyotes Stay Perfect in Summit League

Coyotes Stay Perfect in Summit League

FORT WAYNE, Ind.–South Dakota sophomore guard Ciara Duffy scored 20 points for the second-straight game to pace the Coyotes in a 79-60 victory over Fort Wayne on Wednesday inside the Hilliard Gates Sports Center. South Dakota (20-5, 11-0 Summit League) extends its winning streak to 14 games while Fort Wayne (4-19, 1-10) drops its seventh straight. The Coyotes remain atop…

Madison’s Janke Twins Will Play College FB at SDSU

Madison's Janke Twins Will Play College FB at SDSU

MADISON, SD…Wednesday was a great day for SDSU football coach John Stiegelmeier. He signed 11 players to National Letters of Intent and may have landed the top prize(s) in South Dakota when the Janke twins decided to stay close to home and become Jackrabbits. Jadon and Jaxon helped the Madison Bulldogs win 3 straight state football titles and when it…

Dakota State Trojans Football Signings

Dakota State Trojans Football Signings

MADISON, S.D. – Dakota State University (S.D.) head football coach Josh Anderson is pleased to announce the first group of new Trojans with the signing of 35 student-athletes for the upcoming 2018 season.   Below is the list of football recruits that are committed to the Trojan Football, thus far.   High School Signees Qi’sean Rust, CB – 6’1″ –…

Thompson Adds 7 to SDSU Women’s Soccer program

Thompson Adds 7 to SDSU Women's Soccer program

BROOKINGS, SD…South Dakota State women’s soccer head coach Brock Thompson announced the addition of seven incoming freshmen as part of Wednesday’s 2018 National Signing Day. The newest Jackrabbits are Rachel Preston (Lakeville, Minnesota), Cecilia Limongi (Elkhorn, Nebraska), MaKayla Griffin (Kasson, Minnesota), Sunniva Dunagan (St. Paul, Minnesota), Hailee Fischer (Hartford, South Dakota), Abigail Kastens (Lincoln, Nebraska) and Karlee Manding (Waipahu, Hawaii)….

Barkus Signs 11 for Augustana Women’s Soccer

Barkus Signs 11 for Augustana Women's Soccer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Augustana soccer head coach Brandon Barkus announced that Augustana will welcome 11  student-athletes to the Vikings in the fall of 2018. Wednesday is the first day of the signing period for all NCAA soccer programs. Ashleigh Aarbo (Sioux Falls, S.D.), Gabrielle Bowyer (Mankato, Minn.),  Sophia Connelly (Sioux Falls, S.D.), Kenzie Geiger (Ankeny, Iowa), Morgan Keirstead (Savage,…

Coyotes Sign 6 for Women’s Soccer

Coyotes Sign 6 for Women's Soccer

VERMILLION, S.D. – South Dakota women’s soccer head coach Michael Thomas has announced his inaugural signing class with six student-athletes signing their National Letters of Intent Wednesday. The six signees, who will join the team for the 2018 season, are Jordan Centineo, Taylor Cotter, Lindsay Farrell, Blake Manke, Tiannah Moore and Joana Zanin. “I am proud to welcome the 2018…

SDSU Jackrabbit Football Recruits

SDSU Jackrabbit Football Recruits

BROOKINGS, SD…South Dakota State University head coach John Stiegelmeier announced Wednesday the commitments from 10 high school standouts and one junior college transfer, culminating the 2018 football recruiting class. The 11 new commitments join 21 others who signed during December’s inaugural early signing period. “We are excited that the second phase of recruiting has ended. We feel tremendous about our…

USD Coyote Football Recruits

USD Coyote Football Recruits

VERMILLION, S.D.— South Dakota head football coach Bob Nielson is pleased to announce the signing of eight student-athletes to a National Letter of Intent. In addition, Nielson announced that three other high school standouts have accepted an offer of admissions to the University of South Dakota and plan to join the Coyote football program. The 11 additions when added to December’s early…

Augustana Football Recruits

Augustana Football Recruits

SIOUX FALLS – Augustana head football coach Jerry Olszewski announced the addition of 27 student-athletes to the incoming class on National Signing Day 2018, all of whom signed national letters of intent, indicating their plans to enroll at Augustana and compete for the Vikings football team. “First, I want to officially welcome all the commits and their families to the…