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Bono Wants Rotert to Ride Off in Style

Bono Wants Rotert to Ride Off in Style

Chris Bono is building a great wrestling program at SDSU. But knows he couldn’t do it without the trust of South Dakota high school standouts like Nate Rotert who shared his vision 5 years ago. Bono wants the senior from Spearfish to ride out in high style with a strong showing at nationals. Categories: College Sports, Colleges – South Dakota…

HIGHLIGHTS: Jacks Run Away From Shockers 96-64

HIGHLIGHTS: Jacks Run Away From Shockers 96-64

BROOKINGS, S.D. — The South Dakota State women’s basketball team recorded its 950th all-time victory with a 96-64 nonconference win over Wichita State Wednesday night in front of 1,486 fans at Frost Arena. Junior Madison Guebert was recognized before the game for her 1,000 career point coming against Drake on Sunday. Junior Macy Miller was one of four Jackrabbits to score…

HIGHLIGHTS: SDSU Defeats Drake 87-74 on Daum’s 35 Pts

HIGHLIGHTS: SDSU Defeates Drake 87-74 on Daum's 35 Pts

BROOKINGS, S.D. — South Dakota State men’s basketball had four in double figures and never trailed Tuesday night, rolling to an 87-74 win over Drake at Frost Arena. SDSU (10-5) used its height advantage throughout, putting up 42 points in the paint while going plus-18 on the boards, including a 12-5 advantage in offensive rebounds. Mike Daum led the way with…

SDSU, Nebraska to Play 3 Times Through 2028

SDSU, Nebraska to Play 3 Times Through 2028

LINCOLN, N.E. — South Dakota State and Nebraska have reached an agreement for the two schools to play three times in football over the next decade. The first of the three games is scheduled for Sept. 12, 2020. Other games are contracted for Aug. 31, 2024, and Sept. 9, 2028. All three games are slated to be played at Memorial Stadium…

SOUND FCS SEMIFINALS: SDSU & JMU Head Coaches Preview

SOUND FCS SEMIFINALS: SDSU & JMU Head Coaches Preview

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The South Dakota State football team is only two wins away from a national title. This weekend the #6th ranked Jacks must face top ranked James Madison the defending national champions. The Jacks are riding a 7 game win streak and are not lacking any confidence after winning their first ever quarterfinal game 56-14 over New Hampshire…

SDSU Men Cruise Past Fighting Hawks 99-63

SDSU Men Cruise Past Fighting Hawks 99-63

BROOKINGS, S.D. — South Dakota State stomped North Dakota Tuesday night, rolling to a 99-63 win in front of 1,874 fans at Frost Arena behind double figure scoring efforts from four Jackrabbits. The Jackrabbits moved to 9-4 on the season while shooting nearly 60 percent, finishing 33-for-56 (58.9 percent) from the field with 28 made free throws. Mike Daum led all…

Jackrabbit women beat Oklahoma at Frost Arena

Jackrabbit women beat Oklahoma at Frost Arena

BROOKINGS, SD…The South Dakota State women’s basketball team made its last six free throws as the Jackrabbits held off Oklahoma 67-61 Wednesday night in front of 2,068 fans at Frost Arena. State, which made 12 of 14 free throws in the fourth quarter, finished the game with a season-high 20 made free throws. The 7-2 Jackrabbits were led in scoring…

Jacks come up just short in upset bid at Wichita State

Jacks come up just short in upset bid at Wichita State

WICHITA, Kan. — South Dakota State men’s basketball battled and put No. 6 Wichita State on the ropes Tuesday, but ultimately fell, 95-85, at Charles Koch Arena. The Jackrabbits (7-4) shot 50 percent in the game and nailed 14 3-pointers while the Shockers finished 35-for-64 (54.7 percent) from the field with 10 from long range. Neither team was automatic from…

Wieneke in New York for Campbell Trophy Awards Banquet

Wieneke in New York for Campbell Trophy Awards Banquet

NEW YORK – South Dakota State University wide receiver Jake Wieneke will be in the Big Apple over the next two days to take part in the 60th National Football Foundation Annual Awards Dinner and related festvities. A senior from Maple Grove, Minnesota, Wieneke has been selected as one of 13 finalists for the Campbell Trophy, which is presented by…

Jacks head to Wichita State for another big test

Jacks head to Wichita State for another big test

The SDSU Men’s Basketball team continues a rugged road schedule Tuesday night in Wichita against the 6th-ranked Shockers. TJ Otzelberger’s team has already been to Kansas and Ole Miss where they beat the Rebels 99-97 in OT and he knows it will be a big test…his team will have to be at it’s best against Gregg Marshall’s very talented squad….

Jackrabbits Come Up Short Against #4 Louisville 68-64

Jackrabbits Come Up Short Against #4 Louisville 68-64

BROOKINGS, S.D. — The South Dakota State women’s basketball team had No. 4/5 Louisville on the ropes Sunday afternoon at Frost Arena but the Cardinals outscored the Jackrabbits 22-18 in the fourth quarter to record a 68-64 nonconference win in front of a season-high 2,506 fans. The Jackrabbits, now 6-2, were led by freshman Myah Selland and junior Macy Miller,…

SOUND: SDSU’s Goedert Had Revenge Mentality For UNI

SOUND: SDSU's Goedert Had Revenge Mentality For UNI

BROOKINGS, S.D. —  On a record-setting day by South Dakota State quarterback Taryn Christion, the Jackrabbits scored on all five of their offensive possessions in the first half and went on to defeat Northern Iowa, 37-22, in second-round action of the Football Championship Playoffs Saturday afternoon at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. With their sixth consecutive victory, the fifth-seeded Jackrabbits improved…

Stig wants home fans to make the difference Saturday

Stig wants home fans to make the difference Saturday

The South Dakota State football team got a first round bye in the F-C-S playoffs last Saturday. This week they have a re-match with Northern Iowa. The Panthers spoiled Hobo Day with a 38-18 win back in October. Head coach John Stiegelmeier wants to see a big-time turnout to support his team, knowing that a vocal home crowd can effect…

Guebert leads Jacks past Northern Iowa

Guebert leads Jacks past Northern Iowa

BROOKINGS, SD…Senior guard Alexis Alexander scored all 11 of her points in the fourth quarter to lead the South Dakota State women’s basketball team to a 57-47 win over Northern Iowa in a non conference game before 1,760 fans at Frost Arena Thursday night. The Jackrabbits, now 6-1, were led by junior Madison Guebert’s 16 points. Freshman Myah Selland and…

Daum, Jenkins, Telly lead Jacks to OT win at Ole Miss

Daum, Jenkins, Telly lead Jacks to OT win at Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. — South Dakota State won a thriller Tuesday night, taking down Ole Miss in overtime at The Pavilion, 99-97, behind a school-record 18 3-pointers and three double figure scorers. SDSU (7-2) overcame a furious second-half comeback by the Rebels, and in the extra period regained composure to secure the road win, thanks in part to eight points from…

Former SDSU standout now starting for the KC Chiefs

Former SDSU standout now starting for the KC Chiefs

Whether Bryan Witzmann can dance is up for speculation. “I just wanted to be Travis (Kelce’s) hype man! He’s dancing and a couple other guys were dancing so I decided to join in!” Witzmann says. “I’ve talked to him about that, not in terms of advice, but just in terms of expectations and he told me he’s going to work…

Gophers prevail at Frost Arena over Chris Bono’s wrestlers

Gophers prevail at Frost Arena over Chris Bono's wrestlers

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Tenth-ranked Minnesota won six matches, including two by major decision, to go on to defeat No. 14 South Dakota State, 20-12, in a college wrestling dual Friday night at Frost Arena. With the win, the Golden Gophers improved to 2-0 in duals. SDSU was wrestling its first dual of the season. Minnesota claimed the first match of…

Jayhawks talent too much for Jacks at Kansas

Jayhawks talent too much for Jacks at Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Mike Daum posted his third double-double of the season, but a hot-shooting, nationally-ranking Kansas Jayhawk team dealt the South Dakota State Jackrabbits a 98-64 loss Friday at Phog Allen Fieldhouse. SDSU (3-1) out-rebounded the Jayhawks, 41-32, but Kansas (3-0) shot 60.7 percent from the field with 13 3-pointers compared to the Jackrabbits’ 32.8 field goal percentage. Daum…

Frost Arena is great venue for college wrestling

Frost Arena is great venue for college wrestling

Chris Bono has made the SDSU wrestling program big-time. But he also give lots of credit to the fans who show up for matches like Friday night’s with Minnesota. Bono says teams now want to schedule matches with his Jacks at Frost Arena to better prepare for future hostile environments they might face. Categories: College Sports, Colleges – South Dakota…

Stig expects great atmosphere at Dakotadome Saturday

Stig expects great atmosphere at Dakotadome Saturday

Saturday’s game at the Dakotadome  in Vermillion has much more at stake than bragging rights in a great rivalry. Both teams are fighting for position in post season play, so Jackrabbits head coach John Stiegelmeier expects an electric environment at USD as a result. Both SDSU and USD have been ranked in the top 10 much of the season. The…