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Augustana Falls At Mankato

Vikings Drop First Game 27-7

MANKATO, Minn. – The Augustana football team dropped its first contest on the road since the 2017 season in a 27-7 setback to No. 3 Minnesota State.   The Viking’s six-game road winning streak collided with the Maverick’s 25-game NSIC winning streak. Minnesota State improves to 2-0 on the season while Augustana falls to 1-1.   “Hats off to Mankato,”…

Resch Shares NBA Trophy at Augustana

Resch Shares NBA Trophy at Augustana

SIOUX FALLS, SD… Former Augustana amd Jackson County Central volleyball standout Teresa Resch was back at her old stomping grounds Tuesday and brought something pretty cool with her. Resch is the VP of Basketball Operations and Player Development for the Toronto Raptors who won the NBA title in June. And Teresa brought the Larry O’Brien Trophy with her. She’s been…

Augustana Hammers Upper Iowa

Vikings Win 52-0

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Augustana quarterback Kyle Saddler threw for 235 yards on 22-of-25 passing as the Augustana football team shutout Upper Iowa 52-0 Saturday in the 2019 season opener.   The shutout inside Kirkeby-Over Stadium is the first since the 2014 season when Augustana prevailed 52-0 over UMary on Sept. 27. The last Vikings shutout came Sept. 10, 2016,…

Augie Football Looks To Make Their Mark As Division Two Days Draw To A Close

Vikings Coming Off 7-4 Season

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  It was media day this afternoon for Augustana football and the rest of their fall sports as the question of when they’ll join former in-state rivals SDSU and USD in Division One continues to hang over head. Though nobody knows when Augustana will make the transition or what league football would end up in, the reality…

2019 KDLT Sports Gridiron Preview

Get Ready For Kickoff As We Preview The 2019 College & Prep Football Season!

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Football is back and the KDLT Sports team is here to get you ready for kickoff with the 2019 Gridiron Preview!  We’re giving you features, analysis and insight on all our area college and prep teams that will get you set for another great year on the gridiron!  Click on the video viewers below to see…

Augie Must Finish Stronger in 2019

Augie Must Finish Stronger in 2019

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Augustana Vikings are looking to improve upon their 7-4 record from last year. It was a good solid record, but the players and coaches know they could easily have increased their win total by finishing stronger in close games. Head coach Jerry Olszewski is excited about this year’s version of the Vikings led by 3-year starting…

Humble C.J. Ham Could Get Bigger Role For Minnesota Vikings In 2019

Enters As Starting Fullback For Third Straight Year

EAGAN, MN  —  It’s been a while since C.J. Ham was catching a lot of passes for at team named the Vikings. “I mean at Augie I caught a lot! Whatever is asked, I’m ready to do it.” Minnesota Vikings FB C.J. Ham says. It’s only seems like a long time since the Augustana alum was scratching and clawing just…

National Championship Surreal For Augustana After Month-Long Road Odyssey

Vikings Won 17 of 20 On The Road Over The Last Month To Claim Title

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  After spending most of the last month on the road, the NCAA Division Two National Champion Augustana softball team has their feet firmly planted on the ground back home in Sioux Falls. Which is a little bit strange. The last time the Vikings played a game in Sioux Falls was on April 24th!  Between the end…

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS! Augustana Softball Rallies Past Kingsville Twice To Claim Title!

Vikings Claim Second National Title In Program History With

DENVER, CO  —  The Augustana Viking softball team are the 2019 NCAA Division Two National Champions after a remarkable Memorial Day of comeback victories. With their backs to the wall in the best-of-three National Championship Series after last night’s 7-2 loss in game one, Augustana rallied from 3-2 down in game two to beat Texas A&M-Kingsville 6-4 and force a…

Augustana Rallies Past Kingsville To Force Decisive National Championship Game

Vikings Take Game Two 6-4

DENVER, CO  —  For the second time this postseason the Augustana softball team stared down elimination and won. If they do so again they’ll be NCAA Division Two National Champions. Following last night’s 7-2 loss in the Championship Series first game, the Vikings rallied from one run down to defeat Texas A&M-Kingsville 6-4 in game two to force a decisive…

Kingsville’s Six-Run Sixth Inning Sinks Augustana In Opener Of National Championship Series

Vikings Will Have To Win Twice On Memorial Day To Claim National Title After 7-2 Defeat

DENVER, CO. —  The Augustana softball team will need to win twice on Memorial Day to make their National Championship dream come true. In a game that was delayed nearly five hours by lightning and severe weather in the Denver area, Texas A&M-Kingsville’s six-run sixth inning proved to be the difference in Game One of the NCAA Division Two National…

Huber Proud Of Vikings 2019 Campaign

Young Roster Nearly Returned To College World Series

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Augustana baseball team’s quest for a second straight national title came to an end yesterday as the Vikings were swept away by Central Missouri in their Super Regional. Though it’ll be hard to ever again be satisfied with anything but raising a national title trophy after last year, Augustana still had plenty to be proud…

Augustana Ready For Exciting National Championship Rematch With Texas A&M-Kingsville

Vikings lost to Javelinas 3-2 in February

DENVER, CO  —  Through all their successes, the Augustana softball team has maintained that anything less than a national championship wouldn’t satisfy them. Now they’re two wins away from that goal. With last night’s 6-0 victory over Young Harris, Augie advanced to the Division Two National Championship series.  The Vikings have been unbeaten and largely unchallenged through three victories. Now they’ll…

Augustana Shuts Down Young Harris To Advance To National Championship

Vikings Win Semifinal 6-0

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Augustana Vikings softball team will play for the NCAA Division Two National Championship. The Vikings defeated Young Harris 6-0 in the National Semifinal on Saturday night in Denver to advance to the best-of-three championship series.  The Vikings (59-10) will face Texas A&M-Kingsville in the first game tomorrow at 6 PM CDT. Shannon Petersen got Augie…

Central Missouri Sweeps Augustana In Super Regionals

Defending National Champion Vikings See Season End In 5-2 Defeat

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The national title defense for Augustana came to a close on Saturday in the Central Super Regional, as the No. 1 seed Vikings fell 5-2 to No. 2 seed Central Missouri at Karras Park, home of Ronken Field. The loss ends the Vikings season with a 43-16 record, while the Mules improve to 43-14, and advance…

Central Missouri Takes Opener Of Super Regional With Augustana

Vikings Fall 6-4

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Central Missouri opened up a 4-0 lead in the third and never trailed, holding off a late Augustana rally to win game one of the Central Super Regional 6-4 at Ronken Field in Sioux Falls on Friday night. The defending National Champion Vikings will face elimination tomorrow needing two wins to return to the College World…

Augustana Tops West Florida At College Softball World Series

Vikings One Win From National Championship Series After 4-2 Victory

  DENVER, Colo. —  It’s the same formula that has worked well all season – hit home runs and pitch outstanding. On Friday, the Augustana softball team stuck to their routine, jumped out to an early lead and didn’t look back for a 4-2 win over West Florida. The Vikings (58-10) advance to the DII national semifinals where they will…

Augie Softball Blanks San Diego at College World Series

Augie Softball Blanks San Diego at College World Series

DENVER, CO… Augustana sophomore Ashley Mickschl was almost unhittable Thursday night as the Vikings opened play in the College World Series with a dominant 8-0 win over UC-San Diego. Mickschl gave up just 1 hit in the 5 innings the game lasted and she helped her own cause with a 2-run double in the 2nd inning. Freshman Mary Pardo hit…

Huber Glad to be Home Again for Super Regional

Huber Glad to be Home Again for Super Regional

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Augustana baseball team will host the Super Regional Friday and Saturday at Ronken Field. It’s a best of 3 series with Central Missouri and the winner advances to the Division II World Series in Cary, NC. Tim Huber couldn’t be happier to have his team playing in front of the home crowd for the second straight…

Augie Softball Right at Home on the Road

Augie Softball Right at Home on the Road

  SIOUX FALLS, SD… Tonight will be only the third time Augustana faced a non-conference opponent since late March. Yes, familiarity breeds content. But, for the Vikings new faces means a simplified game plan. Maggie Kadrlik, Augie Senior says: “I think as a team as whole, we do a lot better. When we know so much about an opponent and…