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Jacks Split 2 at Summit League Baseball Tourney

Jacks Split 2 at Summit League Baseball Tourney

TULSA, Okla. – South Dakota State relief pitchers combined to allow only one run over the final 7 1/3 innings, while the offense heated up late in the game as the Jackrabbits staved off elimination at the Summit League Baseball Championship Thursday with a 9-5, come-from-behind victory over Western Illinois. With the win, SDSU improved to 28-21 overall and moves…

Jacks Have Fun Despite Rainout in Tulsa at Summit League Tourney

Jacks Have Fun Despite Rainout in Tulsa at Summit League Tourney

TULSA, Okla. — South Dakota State’s opening-round game against Oral Roberts at the Summit League Baseball Championship scheduled for Wednesday night has been pushed back a day due to thunderstorms that hit the area. But that didn’t stop the Jacks from enjoying the moment, especially student-coach Bryce Hanson! First pitch is now tentatively set for noon Thursday at J.L. Johnson…

Wingett Transfers From Memphis to SDSU

Wingett Transfers From Memphis to SDSU

BROOKINGS, SD…South Dakota State men’s basketball head coach Eric Henderson announced the addition of David Wingett Tuesday afternoon. Wingett, a transfer from Memphis, will enroll at SDSU in fall 2019. Wingett spent the 2018-19 season with the Tigers, appearing in four November contests before suffering a season-ending injury. He is a graduate of Winnebago (Nebraska) High School and scored over…

Jacks Hang on to Advance at Summit Softball Championships

Jacks Hang on to Advance at Summit Softball Championships

FARGO, N.D. — No. 4 seed South Dakota State staved off elimination Thursday at the Summit League Softball Championships with a 7-6 victory over No. 6 seed Purdue Fort Wayne. The Jackrabbits (36-16) took control early and held off a hard-charging Mastodon program to stay alive in their postseason run. Kendra Conard (17-3) earned the win in her third start…

SDSU Softball Team Advances at Summit League Tourney

SDSU Softball Team Advances at Summit League Tourney

FARGO, N.D. — Fourth-seeded South Dakota State opened its 2019 Summit League Softball Championship run with a 4-2 victory over North Dakota Wednesday at Tharaldson Park. The Jackrabbits (35-15) built a four-lead through the middle innings and held off a late charge for the Fighting Hawks, extending their season in a win-or-go-home contest. SDSU had six hits in the game,…

Johnston to Help Coach Team USA U19 at Team Trials

Johnston to Help Coach Team USA U19 at Team Trials

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – South Dakota State University women’s basketball coach Aaron Johnston has been selected as one of four court coaches for USA Basketball’s U19 team trials. “It is a tremendous honor to be a part of USA Basketball and their storied tradition of excellence,” Johnston said. “I am looking forward to working and learning with the talented coaches,…

USD, SDSU Split Wild Softball Doubleheader

USD, SDSU Split Wild Softball Doubleheader

BROOKINGS, S.D.—Immediately following a crushing 6-5 loss to its rival in the series opener, South Dakota got clutch performances from senior leaders Jessica Rogers and Dustie Durham in an 11-2 win at South Dakota State in the nightcap. That win locks up the No. 2 seed in the Summit League Tournament for South Dakota (31-23, 12-5 Summit). The Coyotes avoid…

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…

Miller Thinks NCAA Experience Will Help

Miller Thinks NCAA Experience Will Help

BROOKINGS, SD… Wednesday night was historic for Mitchell native Macy Miller of SDSU when she was picked with the 36th selection in the WNBA draft. The Summit League’s all-time leading scorer has has plenty of experience playing against big-time programs during her career and feels that the NCAA experience should really help her made the transition to professional basketball. Categories:…

Freidel to Play at SDSU Instead of Wright State

Freidel to Play at SDSU Instead of Wright State

TEA, SD… One of the top players in South Dakota has decided to play Division One basketball in his home state instead of heading to Wright State and Scott Nagy. Tea Are’a Noah Freidel will instead play for Nagy’s old school and new head coach Eric Henderson. Freidel had a prolific high school career for the Titans, leading them to…

Macy Miller Reacts to Being Drafted in WNBA by Seattle Storm

Macy Miller Reacts to Being Drafted in WNBA by Seattle Storm

NEW YORK – South Dakota State women’s basketball career scoring leader Macy Miller was selected in the third round of the WNBA Draft by the Seattle Storm Wednesday night. She was very excited after seeing her name called by the defending champions. “It was amazing. Like I said, I was in complete shock. I had no worries, I was just sitting…

WNBA Draft Preview, Will Macy Miller Get Picked?

WNBA Draft Preview, Will Macy Miller Get Picked?

BROOKINGS, SD… The 2019 WNBA Draft is Wednesday night which could lead to anxious moments for Mitchell native Macy Miller. The all-time leading scorer at SDSU and the Summit League could possibly be selected in the 3-round, 36 player draft.  Miller saw her stock rise at a pair of pre-draft camps this past weekend in Tampa, Florida. Macy led the Jacks…

Meet New Men’s BB Coach Eric Henderson at SDSU

Meet New Men's BB Coach Eric Henderson at SDSU

BROOKINGS, SD… Eric Henderson waited his turn to become the head coach of the SDSU Jackrabbits. He spent the last 3 years as assistant to TJ Otzelberger who left for UNLV. And for Henderson, he knows the importance of having a close-knit locker room and feels that will be imperative to his team’s success in addition to having talented players….

Herdliska HR’s Twice as SDSU Splits with WIU in Softball

Herdliska HR's Twice as SDSU Splits with WIU in Softball

BROOKINGS, SD…South Dakota State softball split the final two games of a three-game series Monday on a blustery day at Jackrabbit Softball Stadium. The Jackrabbits opened the day with a 7-2 victory but fell in the finale, 5-3. SDSU is now 25-10 overall on the year with a 4-2 mark in league play. Game One: South Dakota State 7, Western…

Jacks Ranked 22nd in Final D-I Poll

Jacks Ranked 22nd in Final D-I Poll

BROOKINGS, SD…The South Dakota State University women’s basketball team ended the 2018-19 season ranked 22nd in the final edition of the USA Today Sports Women’s Basketball Coaches Poll, which was released Monday. The Jackrabbits, who ended the season with a 28-7 record after making their first-ever Sweet 16 appearance in the NCAA Tournament, cracked the top 25 for the first…

Henderson Promoted to SDSU Men’s Basketball Coach

Henderson Promoted to SDSU Men's Basketball Coach

BROOKINGS, SD…… Eric Henderson, who served as an assistant coach for the South Dakota State University men’s basketball team the past three seasons, has been promoted to head coach, Director of Athletics Justin Sell announced Wednesday evening. “Eric has been a big part of the success that we have had at South Dakota State,” Sell said. “His energy and enthusiasm…