North Dakota State Bison

Bison Edge Coyote Soccer In Fargo

USD Falls 2-1

FARGO, N.D. – Two first-half goals helped North Dakota State defeat South Dakota 2-1 on Sunday afternoon at Dacotah Field in Summit League action.   North Dakota State’s Lavin Douglass won a battle with Taylor Kelly in the middle of the scoring third and immediately pushed the ball to the bottom right side of the net in the 11th minute…

Northern State Hires Saul Phillips As New Men’s Basketball Coach

Former NDSU & Ohio Coach Is Sixth Head Coach For Wolves Since 1946

ABERDEEN, S.D.  —  Most Division 2 schools that lose a coach to Division One and wouldn’t be able to find a successor from that level. Northern State is the exception, and they believe they’ve found an exceptional coach in Saul Phillips. “You don’t get as many great coaches coming through here without having something special about you. To be a…

Coyotes Can’t Crack Bison In Summit League Softball Tournament Championship

USD Loses 6-0 & 3-1

FARGO, N.D.—With senior Summit Player of the Year KK Leddy roughed up by South Dakota Friday, North Dakota State coach Darren Mueller handed the ball to freshman pitcher Paige Vargas and she delivered. Twice.   Vargas, with solid defense behind her, limited the Coyotes to one run in 14 innings of work in leading North Dakota State to its sixth…

SUMMIT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT-Late Surge Not Enough For SDSU In Loss To NDSU

Jacks Fall 6-3

FARGO, N.D. — No. 4 seed South Dakota State mounted a late inning rally, but dropped a 6-3 affair to top-seeded North Dakota State Thursday in the 2019 Summit League Softball Championships. Kendra Conard (16-4) started and threw four innings, allowing five runs with seven hits, two walks and a pair of strikeouts. Taylor Compton tossed the final two innings…

Jacks Shutout In Doubleheader Loss At NDSU

SDSU No-Hit In First Game 5-0 & Drops Second Game 1-0

FARGO, N.D. – South Dakota State softball dropped a pair of road games Sunday, falling 5-0 and 1-0 to North Dakota State at Tharaldson Park. The Jackrabbits move to 25-12 on the year and 4-4 in Summit League play. Game One: North Dakota State 5, South Dakota State 0 Kendra Conard (9-2) worked quickly through the opening five frames by…

Washington Alum Deng Geu Transferring From NDSU

Will Be Eligible To Play Immediately As A Graduate Transfer

FARGO, N.D.  —    Despite reaching the heights of the NCAA Tournament at North Dakota State, former South Dakota prep star Deng Geu will play his final season of college basketball elsewhere. The Washington High alum announced via Twitter today that he will be leaving NDSU and using the graduate transfer option.  As a redshirt junior last season Geu averaged…

SUMMIT QUARTERFINALS: USD Has No Problem With NDSU

Coyotes Roll 74-51

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—South Dakota rolled to a 74-51 quarterfinal victory over North Dakota State in the Summit League Tournament opener on Saturday inside the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center.   South Dakota (27-4) will face the winner of the No. 3 Denver vs. No. 6 North Dakota matchup slated for 2:30 p.m. Sunday.   Four Coyotes scored in double-figures against the…

SUMMIT LEAGUE TOURNAMENT: Potential For At-Large Bids Doesn’t Lower Importance Of Tourney Title For State & U Women

Jacks Face Fort Wayne At Noon Followed By USD Against NDSU At 2:30

BROOKINGS & VERMILLION, S.D.  —  Getting on and off the bus will probably pose more of a challenge for SDSU and USD than will their first two opponents, Fort Wayne and NDSU, in the Summit League Tournament. Though both the Jacks and Coyotes are expected to make the NCAA Tournament regardless of who wins the tournament, it doesn’t take away…

Disbelief & Euphoria For Jenkins Jr. & SDSU After Halfcourt Winner At NDSU

78-77 Win Caps Wild Weekend Full Of Buzzer Beaters For Jackrabbit Men

FARGO, N.D.  —  The latest rivalry game between South Dakota State and North Dakota State will be talked about for a long time. Chances are they’ll be saying much kinder words in Brookings than in Fargo about David Jenkins Junior’s dramatic and improbable buzzer beater yesterday to deliver a 78-77 victory for SDSU at arch rival North Dakota State. The…

BANK ON IT! SDSU & Jenkins Jr. Stun NDSU With Miraculous Halfcourt Buzzer Beater

Jackrabbits Win In Fargo 78-77 On Last Shot

FARGO, N.D. — South Dakota State men’s basketball found itself on the ropes with 16 minutes to go at North Dakota State Saturday, trailing by 17 points and facing an uphill climb on the road. After a media timeout allowed the Jackrabbits to reset following a 13-3 Bison run, a message was heard loud and clear from the bench: “One…

(MACY) MILLER TIME-SDSU Women Wallop NDSU (Again)

Jackrabbits Win 88-48

FARGO, North Dakota-The South Dakota State women’s basketball team secured the program’s 20th win of the season with a dominating 88-48 win at North Dakota State Saturday afternoon in Summit League action. SDSU now has recorded nine consecutive 20-plus win seasons. The Jackrabbits, now 20-6 overall and 12-1, were led by Macy Miller. The senior recorded 30 points, marking her…

Jackrabbit Women Continue Mastery Of NDSU

SDSU Wins For 27th Time In Last 29 Meetings With NDSU Women

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Though the football season has persistently belonged to the North Dakota State Bison, basketball season in the rivalry is owned by the South Dakota State Jackrabbits. A point hammered home once again last night. The Jackrabbit women controled the Bison from start to finish, winning 86-33.  It’s the 27th victory over their northern rivals in the last…

Coyotes Crush Bison In Summit Opener

FARGO, N.D.—South Dakota ran away with a 67-41 win over North Dakota State to open Summit League play on Sunday afternoon inside the Scheels Center. Minnesota natives Hannah Sjerven and Madison McKeever tallied 15 and 13 points, respectively, to pace South Dakota in front of a strong showing of Coyote fans from their nearby hometowns.   South Dakota (13-2, 1-0…

Second Half Struggles Continue In Coyotes Loss At NDSU

USD Men Drop Summit Opener 71-65

FARGO, N.D. – Despite shooting 50 percent from the field, the South Dakota men’s basketball team could not hold off North Dakota State Saturday afternoon in a 71-65 loss inside the Scheels Center. The contest, which was the Summit League opener for both schools, was played a day late due to adverse travel conditions from Winter Storm Eboni.   Stanley…

LIVE AT THE FCS SEMIFINALS-Redemption & History At Stake For Jackrabbits

SDSU Plays In Second Consecutive FCS Semifinal

FARGO, N.D.  —  One year after an embarrassing 51-16 FCS Semifinal loss at James Madison, the SDSU football team has a chance for redemption against their arch rival as they take on NDSU in the FCS Semifinals.  Click on the video viewer to watch our pregame LIVE preview. Categories: College Sports, Colleges – South Dakota State, Sports, Sports Top Story…

LIVE AT THE FCS SEMIFINALS-SDSU Likely Playing In Front Of Largest TV Audience In Their History

FCS Semifinal Nationally Televised In Primetime On ESPN 2

FARGO, N.D.  —  South Dakota State will likely be playing in front of the largest television in audience in program history when they take on NDSU in the FCS Semifinals on ESPN 2 at 7 PM.  Click on the video viewer for our 6 PM live report with SDSU head coach John Stiegelmeier. Categories: College Sports, Colleges – South Dakota…

LIVE AT THE FCS SEMIFINALS-SDSU Fans Make Trek North Hoping To See History

Devoted Jackrabbit Fans Follow Team For FCS Semifinals

FARGO, N.D.  —  South Dakota State fans have suffered plenty of pain at the hands of their northern rivals in Fargo, losing each of their previous three playoff meetings in the FargoDome to North Dakota State (2012, 2014 and 2016). Despite the risk of more heart break, about a thousand or so hearty fans will make the trek north to…

NDSU Coach Chris Klieman Accepts Job At Kansas State

Will Remain As Bison Head Coach For Friday's Semifinal With SDSU

FARGO, N.D.  —  The South Dakota State football team plays at North Dakota State on Friday in the FCS Semifinals and they’ll be doing so against a Bison team whose head coach is leaving. Chris Klieman has accepted an offer to become the next head coach at Kansas State and will reportedly make $2.3 million dollars per year.  Klieman took…

Senior Leadership Helps Jacks Weather Storms & Kennesaw State

Sets Up Semifinal Rematch With NDSU

KENNESAW, GA  —  Through rain, wind and snow the South Dakota State football team has overcome a little bit of every thing this season and in their FCS Playoff run. After jumping out to a 20-3 lead in their FCS Quarterfinal yesterday at soggy Kennesaw State, the Jacks saw their lead sliced to three late in the fourth quarter.  But the…