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Coyotes Beat Creighton Behind Career Night for Sjerven

Coyotes Beat Creighton Behind Career Night for Sjerven

VERMILLION, S.D.—South Dakota junior center Hannah Sjerven poured in a career high 28 points to lead the Coyotes to a 72-65 victory over Creighton Wednesday evening inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. No. 24 South Dakota (8-1) topped the Big East’s Creighton (6-2) for the fifth-straight meeting. “Tonight was a battle versus a very good team in Creighton,” said USD…

SDSU Women Lose at Creighton

SDSU Women Lose at Creighton

OMAHA, Neb. – The South Dakota State women’s basketball team suffered a 61-48 loss to Creighton on Tuesday evening at D.J. Sokol Arena in Omaha, Neb. The Jackrabbits fell to 0-2 early this season, while Creighton improved to 2-0. “There wasn’t enough sustained consistency throughout the game and we didn’t play very well defensively,” said head coach Aaron Johnston. “At…

SDSU Sweeps Creighton in 2 Thrilling Softball Games as Herdliska Walks Off the Nightcap

SDSU Sweeps Creighton in 2 Thrilling Softball Games as Herdliska Walks Off the Nightcap

BROOKINGS, SD…South Dakota State softball pushed its winning streak to six with a doubleheader sweep of Creighton Tuesday. The Jackrabbits took a 1-0 pitcher’s duel to start the day, then walked off on an extra-innings home run in the finale to claim an 8-7 victory. SDSU improved to 31-12 with the sweep in their final nonleague games of the regular…

College Commits: O’Gorman’s Emma Ronsiek, Tea Area’s Carter Slykhuis

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — It’s been a busy 24 hours as prep athletes are making their college commitments. Creighton is losing O’Gorman alum Taryn Kloth from the volleyball program, but is gaining Emma Ronsiek. The junior announced Wednesday via Twitter that she is committing to play college basketball for the Blue Jays. After leading the knights to a state championship in…

Taryn Kloth Ready To Hit The Beach At LSU With Creighton Career Behind Her

O'Gorman Alum To Play Beach Volleyball In Spring

OMAHA, NE  —  Taryn Kloth left O’Gorman and arrived at Creighton with plenty of potential. “You kind of realize how fast the game is moving, how great other players are, how to defend them, what shots you can add to your arsenal in order to attack the other team. So, honestly, a lot of areas I improved I feel like.”…

Washington Ends Taryn Kloth’s Creighton Volleyball Career

O'Gorman Alum Will Play College Beach Volleyball At LSU In Spring

OMAHA, NE  —  One night after defeating  her native state South Dakota team in the NCAA Tournament, O’Gorman alum Taryn Kloth’s Creighton career came to an end at the hands of 22nd ranked Washington Huskies. Washington swept the Blue Jays in the 2nd round of the NCAA Tournament last night.  Though Taryn will actually go to Louisiana State where she’ll…

USD Crowd At NCAA Tournament Draws Coyotes Admiration

Big South Dakota Contingent Helped Make Special Atmosphere At NCAA Tournament

OMAHA, NE  —  Aside from making it to volleyball’s Big Dance, the most memorable moment of USD’s NCAA Tournament debut yesterday may have been the fan support that came to Omaha to cheer them on. Coyote fans filled more than a section and half of DJ Sokol arena and were a big part of the sellout crowd of 2,552.  Though they…

Creighton Ends USD’s Historic Season In NCAA Tournament

Coyotes Swept In First Ever Apperance In The Division One Tournament

OMAHA, NE —   South Dakota’s historic volleyball season came to an end at the hands of a Creighton team that looked more than worthy of it’s #9 national seed. USD was swept in their first ever NCAA Division One Tournament appearance 25-14, 25-14 and 25-22 by the host Creighton Blue Jays on Friday night in Omaha, Nebraska. Sioux Falls native…

Coyotes Ready to Make Noise at NCAA Volleyball Tournament in Omaha

Coyotes Ready to Make Noise at NCAA Volleyball Tournament in Omaha

OMAHA, NE  —  Though this is USD’s first ever trip to the NCAA Tournament, it’s far from their first time in DJ Sokol Arena against Creighton. Four years ago Leanne Williamson, then a first year head coach, watched as here Coyotes beat the Blue Jays in five sets. But she wasn’t actually there! Williamson was pregnant watching on a computer…

O’Gorman Star Taryn Kloth is Creighton’s SD Connection Whose Parents are Coyotes

O'Gorman Star Taryn Kloth is Creighton's SD Connection Whose Parents are Coyotes

OMAHA, NE  —  Welcome to DJ Sokol Arena in downtown Omaha where the University of South Dakota will make history in 24 hours when they play in their first ever NCAA Tournament match against Creighton. To score a upset, the Coyotes will have to defeat one of the best prep volleyball players to ever come from South Dakota, Taryn Kloth,…

Coyotes Are Playing Best Volleyball at Right Time

Coyotes Are Playing Best Volleyball at Right Time

VERMILLION, SD… The Coyote volleyball team heads into it’s first ever NCAA Tournament with plenty of confidence. They shut out 8 of their last 9 conference opponents and beating the regular season champs (Denver) on their home floor in the Summit League championship just added to the positive vibes this team takes to Creighton Friday night to play the Big…

Coyotes and Kloth React to NCAA Meeting at Creighton

Coyotes and Kloth React to NCAA Meeting at Creighton

VERMILLION, SD… The USD volleyball team will make history Friday night in Omaha when they play in the NCAA tournament for the first time in Division I when the Coyotes face Creighton. For Blue Jays senior Taryn Kloth (O’Gorman) it’s a great chance to play in front of her home fans one last time. But she knows her team needs…

Miller Leads Jacks Past Creighton at Frost

Miller Leads Jacks Past Creighton at Frost

BROOKINGS, SD…The South Dakota State women’s basketball team opened the game on an 11-0 run and never looked back in its 74-48 win over Creighton Thursday night at Frost Arena. The Jackrabbits, 3-1, led 21-15 after the first quarter and then limited Creighton to 12 points total in the second and third quarters. At one point in the third quarter,…

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…

SDSU Wastes Four Run Lead In Loss At Creighton

Jacks Give Up Nine Unanswered Runs In 9-4 Loss

OMAHA, NE  —  South Dakota State saw a four-run lead slip away on Tuesday night in Omaha, as Creighton scored nine unanswered runs to defeat the Jackrabbit baseball team 9-4 at TD Ameritrade Park. Reigning Summit League Player of the Week Phil Velez drove in two runs and Nick Smith went 3-5.  Creighton’s Jack Strunc went 3-4 with a two-run…

Kloth Makes Another National Team

Kloth Makes Another National Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.– Creighton volleyball’s Taryn Kloth is one of 12 women on U.S. Women’s Collegiate National Team China Tour (CNT-China) roster which is comprised of current collegiate players who will train and compete in China from May 20-31. Last season, Kloth was part of the CNT-Minneapolis delegation that USA Volleyball sent to Minnesota. Creighton’s Jaali Winters and Brittney Witt also made U.S. Collegiate National Teams during…

SDSU Women Go Cold In Loss To Creighton

SDSU Women Suffer Third Loss 72-65

OMAHA, Neb.—Junior Macy Miller led the South Dakota State women’s basketball team with 17 points but it was not enough as the Jackrabbits suffered a 72-65 nonconference loss at Creighton Friday in front of 780 fans at D. J. Sokol Arena. Junior Madison Guebert scored 10 points and tied a career high with five assists. Senior Ellie Thompson had 10 points and game-high six rebounds while sophomore Tagyn…

Kloth excited that her Creighton Blue Jays are hosting Region Tournament

Kloth excited that her Creighton Blue Jays are hosting Region Tournament

Former O’Gorman standout Taryn Kloth has gone on to a fabulous college volleyball career at Creighton. The junior was named the MVP of the Big East Tournament as the Blue Jays won the title for the 4th straight year. Up next is the NCAA Regional Tournament that will be hosted in Omaha, a first for the program. Needless to say,…

Taryn Kloth An MVP For Creighton Volleyball

O'Gorman Alum Leads Blue Jays To 4th Straight League Title

OMAHA, NE  —  There’s a lot of volleyball excitement in the air with the NCAA Division Two Central Regional in Marshall and the NAIA National Tournament in Sioux City. And there’s a great local connection in Division One who is putting on an MVP performance. Sioux Falls O’Gorman alum Taryn Kloth won Big East Tournament MVP after her 28 kills…