South Dakota State Jackrabbits

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…

Quarterback Competition Front And Center At SDSU Spring Football Game

Jackrabbits Wrap Up Spring Practices

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The Jackrabbit offense rallied for 33 second-half points in the 2019 Spring Game as the blue team pulled off a 47-37 comeback victory over the white squad. Playing in front of a full house with modified rules at the Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex, the Jackrabbit defense built a 25-14 lead at half, but the offense found its rhythm…

Western Illinois Rallies Past Jackrabbit Softball

SDSU falls 7-2

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Jackrabbit softball team was dealt a 7-2 setback Sunday afternoon in Sioux Falls, dropping its series opener against Western Illinois at Bowden Field. Morgan DeMarais started and threw into the fifth, striking out four with a pair of runs allowed. Taylor Compton (6-4) pitched 2.1 innings of relief in the loss, allowing five runs on three…

Omaha Offense Overwhelms SDSU In Doubleheader Sweep

Jackrabbits Lose 9-4 & 11-7

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – After opening the series with a dramatic comeback win on Friday, Summit League-leading Omaha carried the momentum through to a doubleheader and series sweep of South Dakota State Saturday afternoon in baseball action at Karras Park Home of Ronken Field. With 9-4 and 11-7 victories, the Mavericks remained perfect in league play at 12-0 and improved…

Flatten Sinks Game Winner Against Big 12 To Help Summit Split At 3-on-3 Championships

Beat Big 12 22-13, Lose To Conference USA 22-18

MINNEAPOLIS, MN  —  Skyler Flatten hit the game winning shot for the Summit League in their 22-13 win over the Big 12 in the final game of pool competition at the 3-On-3 Championships at the Final Four in Minneapolis at the Mall of America. Earlier in the day the Summit League team fell 21-18 to Conference USA, going 1-2 in…

SDSU’s Skyler Flatten Competes In 3-On-3 Championships At Final Four

Summit Team Loses To Colonial Athletic Association On Day 1

MINNEAPOLIS, MN  —  Former South Dakota State Jackrabbit forward Skyler Flatten is representing the Summit League this weekend at the Dos Equis 3-On-3 Championships at the Mall of America in Minneapolis.  Winners of the event take home $100,000. Unfortunately Flatten and his Summit team (consisting of Western Illinois’ Brandon Gilbeck, Omaha’s Zach Jackson & Fort Wayne’s Kason Harrell) struggled in…

Jackrabbits Blow Nine Run Lead In Series Opening Loss To Omaha

SDSU Falls To Summit Leaders 12-10

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State was in cruise control through six innings of its Summit League series-opening game against Omaha, but the Mavericks staged a huge comeback in which they scored the final 11 runs of the game in the late innings to pull out a 12-10 victory Friday afternoon at Karras Park Home of Ronken Field. League-leading Omaha…

Mike Daum Competes At Three-Point Shootout At Final Four

SDSU Senior At Target Center For Final Four WEek

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Mike Daum represented South Dakota State at the 31st annual State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships at Minneapolis’ Target Center on Thursday night, scoring 14 points to finish in a three-way tie for fifth in the competition. Daum tallied 14 total points in the event, hitting 12 3-pointers (including a pair of money balls). Tabbed…

SDSU & Dakota State Finalize 2019 Football Schedules

Both Teams Kickoff On Thursday, August 29th

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Though the kickoff of the 2019 college season is a little over four months and, hopefully, a nice warm summer away, pigskin is starting be on the minds of many with spring football underway and several local schools putting the finishing touches on their schedules. South Dakota State in the FCS and Dakota State in the NAIA…

SDSU Signs Former JUCO & UND Guard Trey Buchanan

First Signing For New Coach Eric Henderson

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State head coach Eric Henderson announced Thursday the addition of Tray Buchanan for the 2019-20 season. Buchanan, who spent last year at Des Moines Arena Community College, will have two years of eligibility remaining. “We are super excited for Tray to join the Jackrabbit family,” Henderson said. “His ability to score within a selfless manner…

Macy Miller Summit League’s Athlete Of The Month In March

Led Jacks To Summit Title & Sweet 16

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-South Dakota State’s Macy Miller was named The Summit League March Female Athlete of the Month, announced Thursday by the league office. Miller and the Jackrabbits women’s basketball team had a historic run in the NCAA Tournament in March, playing in the program’s and The Summit League’s first Sweet Sixteen. During seven March games, Miller averaged 22.3 points,…

David Jenkins Jr. Mulling Transfer Options After Getting Scholarship Release From SDSU

Sophomore Has Scored 1,194 Points In Two Seasons With Jackrabbits

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  From their shocking loss to 8th seed Western Illinois in the Summit League Tournament, to TJ Otzelberger leaving last week to take over at UNLV, the month of March was one bad joke for SDSU men’s basketball fans. And April Fools Day isn’t getting the new month off to a better start for the Jackrabbits either. Sophomore…

KDLT AT THE NCAA TOURNAMENT-Former SDSU Coach Nancy Neiber Proud To Watch Jacks At Sweet 16 In Portland

Helped Build Successful SDSU Program From 1984-2000

PORTLAND, OR  —  On Friday night South Dakota State will play the biggest game in program history at the NCAA Division One Sweet 16 in Portland in front of the largest audience they’ll ever have. And it all probably wouldn’t have been possible if not for the efforts of Nancy Neiber, the head coach who took over in 1984, and…

KDLT AT THE NCAA TOURNAMENT-Cupboard Not Bare For SDSU Despite Graduations Of Miller & Guebert

Sweet 16 Berth Likely To Be A Boon To Program Moving Forward

PORTLAND, OR  —  South Dakota State’s Sweet 16 loss to Oregon not only ended the Jackrabbits season, it brought the curtain down on the remarkable careers of Macy Miller and Madison Guebert. And next season will certainly look much different without two of the greatest players in program history. “Yeah right now I’ll be honest, this really stinks.  But I’m proud…

KDLT AT THE NCAA TOURNAMENT RAPID REACTION-SDSU Loses To Oregon In Sweet 16

Jacks React To Season Ending 63-53 Loss

PORTLAND, OR  —  SDSU’s historic season ended in the Sweet 16 late on Friday night with a 63-53 loss to Oregon. We’ll have full highlights and player reaction tomorrow on KDLT News at 6 & 10.  Until then, Zach Borg has player reaction following the defeat. Categories: College Sports, Colleges – South Dakota State, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: NCAA…

Jackrabbits Living On Adrenaline At Sweet 16

SDSU Living The Dream

PORTLAND, OR  —  72 hours, coast-to-coast flights, no time at home? The South Dakota State women’s basketball team is more than happy to be living a wild ride in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. Click on the video viewer for our report! Categories: College Sports, Colleges – South Dakota State Tags: NCAA Tournament, South Dakota State Jackrabbits, Sweet…

SWEET SENSATION! SDSU Stuns Syracuse To Advance To The Sweet 16

Jackrabbits Win 75

SYRACUSE, N.Y.-  HISTORY HAS BEEN MADE! The South Dakota State women’s basketball team is heading to the Sweet 16 after stunning Syracuse 75-64 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.  Click on the video viewer for complete KDLT coverage with highlights and postgame reaction!  The SDSU game recap is below. SDSU-SYRACUSE RECAP COURTESY SDSU ATHLETICS How sweet it is. The…

KDLT AT THE NCAA TOURNAMENT-Tagyn Larson Flourishing Back Home With SDSU

Karl's TV & Appliance Athlete of the Week

SYRACUSE, NY  —  Whether the competition was from sister Wagner or brother Cody… “I think we played horse a couple times. I don’t remember who won but I’m going to say it was me!” SDSU Junior Forward Tagyn Larson says. ….or fellow prep stars like Macy Miller at Mitchell…. “You know I didn’t really talk to her much and Roosevelt….

KDLT AT THE NCAA TOURNAMENT-Band Brings The Soundtrack For SDSU Hoops

Jackrabbits Get Boost From Band On The Road

SYRACUSE, NY  —  Whether you’re at a football game or a basketball game, these guys are what make it really fun to be at a Jackrabbit sporting event. And don’t think the players don’t appreciate having the Pride of the Dakotas here to create more excitement. “Yeah it makes a huge difference. It still brings me chills every time we’re…

KDLT AT THE NCAA TOURNAMENT-Pregame One-On-One With SDSU’s Macy Miller

Mitchell Native Looks To Lead SDSU To Sweet 16

SYRACUSE, N.Y.  —  For the second time in her career, Mitchell native Macy Miller is one win away from the Sweet 16.  Sports Director Mark Ovenden talked with the SDSU star prior to their 2nd round game with Syracuse.  Click on the video viewer to get her thoughts on tonight’s game! Categories: College Sports, Colleges – South Dakota State, Sports,…