South Dakota State Jackrabbits

Jackrabbits Spike UND

SDSU Wins Sunday Matinee 3-1

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The South Dakota State women’s volleyball team defeated North Dakota, 3-1 (25-17, 15-25, 25-22, 25-22), on Sunday afternoon at Frost Arena. The Jackrabbits improved to 5-13 overall and 2-4 in Summit League play, while the Fighting Hawks fell to 9-10 overall with a 1-4 mark in Summit League action. “I’m really happy with how we played in…

Gibbs Poise Impresses In Jackrabbits Comeback Win

Freshman Shakes Off Slow Start To Help Lead 38-28 Victory

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State had a dominant second half last night to post their most impressive win of the season 38-28 at Youngstown State. Down 14-3 at half, SDSU’s defense helped ignite the comeback with a pick six from Don Gardner, the first of two takeaways. J’Bore Gibbs did the rest on offense. After a rough first half…

Gibbs & Jacks Comeback For Big Win At Youngstown State

3rd Ranked SDSU Rallies From Eleven Down To Win 38-28

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Third-ranked South Dakota State scored 35 points in the second half, overcoming a sluggish start to defeat Youngstown State, 38-28, Saturday night at Stambaugh Stadium. The Jackrabbits improved to 5-1 overall and 2-0 in the Missouri Valley Football Conference. YSU, ranked 17th by the Football Championship Subdivision coaches and 19th in the STATS FCS media poll, lost…

SDSU Swamps UND In Second Half For Seventh Straight Win

Jacks Win On Sunday 3-0

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State women’s soccer opened Summit League play with a 3-0 victory Sunday, taking down North Dakota at Fishback Soccer Park. SDSU (9-3, 1-0 Summit League) has won seven-straight contests and saw three different Jackrabbits find the net: Maya Hansen, Carina McLennan and Sunniva Dunagan. Gabby Vivier-Hannay and Leah Manuleleua added assists in the win, as…

HOBO DAY: Jackrabbits Put Down Salukis

Big Second Half Sends SDSU To 28-10 Win

BROOKINGS, S.D. – South Dakota State scored three second-half touchdowns and the Jackrabbit defense pitched a shutout over the final 30 minutes en route to a 28-10 Hobo Day victory over Southern Illinois Saturday afternoon at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. The third-ranked Jackrabbits improved to 4-1 overall, while SIU dropped to 2-3 on the season. The game marked the Missouri…

Jackrabbit Defense Impressive Heading Into Valley Opener

SDSU Hosts SIU On Hobo Day

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Amidst the festivities of Hobo Day the third ranked South Dakota State Jackrabbit football team will open the most important part of their season. Missouri Valley Football Conference play. SDSU hosts Southern Illinois on Saturday at 2 PM in their conference opener.  The non-conference went mostly as expect with SDSU falling just short of going 4-0 thanks…

Western Illinois Rallies To Stun SDSU In Five Sets

Jacks Drop Final Three Sets And Fall 3-2 At Pentagon

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The South Dakota State volleyball team fell to Western Illinois, 3-2 (25-19, 26-24, 22-25, 11-25, 13-15), at the Sanford Pentagon on Sunday in its annual Pink Match. The Jackrabbits fell to 4-10 overall and 1-1 in Summit League action, while Western Illinois improved to 4-11, 1-1. “We came out strong. We did exactly what we had…

SDSU Soccer Wins Sixth Straight

Beat New Mexico State 4-0

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State women’s soccer turned in an offensive showcase Saturday afternoon at Fishback Soccer Park, rolling past New Mexico State 4-0 in its nonleague finale. The Jackrabbits (8-3) pushed their winning streak to six with a shutout victory in the first-ever GOALD Game, racking up 21 shots (10 on goal) while allowing just three shots total….

Jackrabbits Happy To Have J’Bore Gibbs Back

Redshirt Freshman Returned For First Time Since August Opener At Minnesota

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State has the week off before beginning Missouri Valey Conference Play, and they were certainly happy to have J’Bore Gibbs back on the field at quarterback. Playing for the first time since suffering a broken pinky last month at Minnesota, Gibbs passed for 215 yards and a pair of scores in SDSU’s 43-7 win over…

J’Bore Gibbs Returns To Lead SDSU To Rout Of Southern Utah

Jacks Improve To 3-1 With 43-7 Victory

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  After missing the previous two games with a broken pinky finger, redshirt freshman J’Bore Gibbs returned to throw a pair of touchdowns and lead South Dakota State to a 43-7 victory over Southern Utah on Saturday night at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. Gibbs went 15-24 for 215 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions.  The Jackrabbit rushing attack…

Jacks Not Satisfied Despite Second Straight Comfortable Win

SDSU Defeats Drake 38-10

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Despite a pair of comfortable wins, the South Dakota State football team isn’t satisfied moving forward. Following last week’s 38-3 win over Long Island the Jacks improved to 2-1 with a 38-10 win over Drake.   Though the ground game churned out 369 yards and the defense held the Bulldogs to 289 total yards with a pair of…

Jackrabbits Drop Drake

SDSU Wins 38-10

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State’s running game was on full display Saturday afternoon, racking up 369 yards in a 38-10 victory over Drake at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. The third-ranked Jackrabbits improved to 2-1 overall, while Drake dropped to 0-3 on the season. SDSU scored on each of its first two offensive possessions, marching 70 yards on 14 plays…

SDSU Soccer Stops Eastern Washington At Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium

Jacks Win 1-0

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State women’s soccer overcame adversity and a pesky Eastern Washington team Friday night, pulling off a 1-0 victory over the Eagles at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. The Jackrabbits (4-3) saw the game relocated to the football stadium after heavy rains in the area left Fishback Soccer Park soggy. Eastern Washington brought a long-ball mentality to…

Nelson Brothers Start On Same Day At QB For SDSU & DWU

Kiel Leads Tigers To 44-0 Win Over Presentation, Kanin Leads Jacks Over Long Island 38-3

BROOKINGS & MITCHELL, S.D.  —  Yesterday was quite a day for Mitchell natives and brothers Kanin and Kiel Nelson and their family. Kiel opened the day starting for Dakota Wesleyan, passing for 166 yards and a score in the Tigers 44-0 win over Presentation.  Later in the day came word that older brother Kanin would make his first career start…

SDSU Test Depth In Decisive Win Over Long Island

Defense Dominates In 38-3 Win

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Though there was little doubt that South Dakota State was going to beat Long Island in last night’s home opener, it did give SDSU a good chance to rotate in different players and test their depth. That was particularly evident on defense with State holding Long Island to just 123 yards and forcing a pair of turnovers in…

Jackrabbits Minus Gibbs Drop Long Island

SDSU Wins Home Opener 38-3

Third-ranked South Dakota State held Long Island University to 123 yards of total offense en route to a methodical 38-3 victory Saturday night in the Sixth Annual Dairy Drive at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. The Jackrabbits, who were playing their home opener, improved to 1-1 overall. LIU, which was playing its first game as a member of the Football Championship…

Finishing The Focus For SDSU Following Minnesota Loss

Jacks Host Long Island In Home Opener Saturday

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  When referencing South Dakota State’s next opponent we’re going to borrow a line from Charles Barkley. “I don’t know anything about the Long Island Sharks, but the Long Island Sharks is in trouble.” That’s because you have got to imagine the Jacks are chomping at the bit to get back on the field after falling just short…

J’Bore Gibbs Shows Promise & Resolve In Debut At Minnesota

Freshman Quarterback Nearly Led SDSU To Upset Of Big Ten's Gophers

MINNEAPOLIS, MN  —  J’Bore Gibbs finally got the chance to show what he could do under center for South Dakota State. And Jackrabbit fans are probably pretty excited to see more of him. Playing in his first college game ever against Big Ten Minnesota Gibbs made some freshman mistakes, most notably a pick six that led to the Gophers going…

Despite Strong Preseason Finish Christion Cut By Dallas Cowboys

Roosevelt & SDSU Alum Hopes To Earn Practice Squad Spot Or Land Elsewhere

ARLINGTON, TX  —  Roosevelt and South Dakota State alum Taryn Christion finally got his first real chance to show what he could do in the Dallas Cowboys final preseason game. Though it wasn’t enough to get him a roster spot, it might be enough to keep him on the Cowboys practice squad, or earn a spot elsewhere. Playing most of…

SDSU Disappointed With Finish But Ready To Build Off Loss At Minnesota

SDSU Reacts To Their 28-21 Loss To The Gophers

MINNEAPOLIS, MN  —  A pair of costly turnovers cost the South Dakota State football perhaps it’s greatest win in program history. SDSU fell late last night at Minnesota 28-21 in their season opener.  Click on the video viewer to hear the team’s reaction. Categories: College Sports, Colleges – South Dakota State, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: College Football, Minnesota Golden…