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Cougars Looking To Be Back in Post Season

Cougars Looking To Be Back in Post Season

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The USF football team went 7-4 last season and didn’t make the playoffs despite the great season from the offense and Gabe Watson in particular who rushed for almost 2,000 yards. And that is their goal in 2019, the return to the post season. Gabe Watson, USF All-American RB says: “It’s an expectation around here that we’re…

More Pre-Season All-American Honors for Gabe Watson

More Pre-Season All-American Honors for Gabe Watson

SIOUX FALLS – Seven-time All-American Gabriel Watson of the University of Sioux Falls Football Team, who finished fifth in the balloting for the Harlon Hill a year ago, continues to earn preseason honors leading to the 2019 NCAA DII football season. Today (July 15), Watson was selected to the 2019 College Football America Yearbook Division II Preseason Starting Lineup, CFAY’s version of an All-America…

Drew Guebert to Play Professionally in Spain

Drew Guebert to Play Professionally in Spain

SIOUX FALLS, SD… After a solid 4-year career at the University of Sioux Falls, Drew Guebert has signed a contract to play pro ball in Spain. The Apple Valley, MN native, who’s twin sister Madison starred for SDSU, scored 1,971 career points. He shot 39% from behind the arc making 263 three-pointers and even had 84 blocks during his 4…

Cougars Swept by Mankato at SF Stadium

Cougars Swept by Mankato at SF Stadium

SIOUX FALLS — The University of Sioux Falls Baseball Team (11-36, 9-24 NSIC) dropped a pair of Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference games to Minnesota State (36-10, 26-7 NSIC), 4-1 and 12-1, at the Birdcage on a cold and rainy Wednesday night (May 1). Game 1 – Minnesota State 4 Sioux Falls 1 In the opener, USF was held to two…

Anderson Talks About Progress that Pipkins Made at USF

Anderson Talks About Progress that Pipkins Made at USF

  SIOUX FALLS, SD… Trey Pipkins of USF is one of three local college standouts that hope to hear there names called during the NFL draft. Jordan Brown and Taryn Christion of SDSU are also very much on the radar of NFL teams. As for Pipkins, he made amazing progress in his time with the Cougars. Jon Anderson-USF Football Coach:”You’ve…

Augie Softball Sweeps Doubleheader Behind Kadrlik, Petersen

Augie Softball Sweeps Doubleheader Behind Kadrlik, Petersen

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — With one final ground out and a series sweep secured the No. 11 Augustana softball team put the finishing touches on 10-day, 12-game homestand. The Vikings won game one over the University of Sioux Falls 12-4, and scored a pair of runs late for a 4-2 win in game two. Augustana has won six straight games and…

Vikes Sweep Cougars in Baseball at SF Stadium

Vikes Sweep Cougars in Baseball at SF Stadium

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The No. 20 Augustana baseball team (27-11, 20-4 NSIC) swept a mid-week series against the University of Sioux Falls on Tuesday with a 2-1 win in the first game of the doubleheader and took game two with a 7-1 victory against their cross-town rival. Game One In game one, the Vikings and Cougars were scoreless till the…

Duluth and USF Split in Baseball Doubleheader

Duluth and USF Split in Baseball Doubleheader

SIOUX FALLS – For the first time in his career, sophomore shortstop Grant Lung hit a pair of three-run home runs to lead the University of Sioux Falls Baseball Team (9-24, 7-13 NSIC) to a 7-4 win in game two and a split of a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference doubleheader with Minnesota Duluth (8-20, 6-12) on Tuesday on an overcast…

Miller HR Helps USF Gain Split with Concordia in Softball

Miller HR Helps USF Gain Split with Concordia in Softball

SIOUX FALLS—Kaitlyn Van Der Zwaag hit first home run of her career while Emily Hove and Emily Miller each hit a HR of their own as the University of Sioux Falls Softball (16-19, 6-8 NSIC) split their mid-week doubleheader with Concordia-St. Paul (21-13, 8-6 NSIC) at Sherman Park on Tuesday afternoon. USF took game one of the series, 5-1, behind a stellar pitching outing by Courtney…

USF Women Fall to Top-Seeded Moorhead in NSIC Semi-Finals

USF Women Fall to Top-Seeded Moorhead in NSIC Semi-Finals

SIOUX FALLS – The University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball Team (23-8), which was the No. 2 seed in the NSIC South, had a 10-game winning streak come to an end in a 77-64 setback to North No. 1 seed MSU Moorhead (26-5) on Monday in the NSIC Tournament semifinals at the Sanford Pentagon. USF, which reached the league tourney…

USF, Northern and SMSU Advance, Augie Loses in NSIC Tournament

USF, Northern and SMSU Advance, Augie Loses in NSIC Tournament

USF Recap SIOUX FALLS — Keyed by a fast start and high energy throughout the night, the University of Sioux Falls Men’s Basketball Team (19-10) rolled to a 96-51 victory over Minot State (14-18) in the NSIC Sanford Health Postseason Tournament at the Stewart Center on Wednesday. USF opened with a 15-3 lead and led 44-25 at halftime. In the…

Augie and USF Women Both Advance in NSIC Basketball Tourney

Augie and USF Women Both Advance in NSIC Basketball Tourney

Augustana Recap SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Augustana Vikings women’s basketball team’s hot start propelled them to a win in the first round of the NSIC Tournament. The No. 3 seeded Augustana Vikings defeated the No. 6 seeded Northern State Wolves 80-64 on Wednesday night. Augustana now advances to the quarterfinals to play Minnesota Duluth on Saturday, March 2 at 8…

Augie and USF Split Doubleheader at Elmen Center

Augie and USF Split Doubleheader at Elmen Center

Women’s Game SIOUX FALLS – Kaely Hummel scored a season-high 28 points to lead the University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball Team (20-7, 15-6 NSIC) to a seventh consecutive win and a season sweep of city rival Augustana (20-10, 12-9 NSIC) with a 76-62 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference South Division victory at the Elmen Center before 2,527 in attendance. With…

Goodhope’s 30 Helps USF to Sweep of Winona

Goodhope's 30 Helps USF to Sweep of Winona

Women SIOUX FALLS – Anna Goodhope scored a career-high 30 points and grabbed eight rebounds as the University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball Team (18-7, 13-6 NSIC) recorded a fifth straight win with a 70-68 come-from-behind victory over Winona State at the Stewart Center Friday night. With the victory, the Cougars retained control of second place in the NSIC South…

NSIC Day 3 Features records from USF’s Wright and Northern’s Kastigar

NSIC Day 3 Features records from USF's Wright and Northern's Kastigar

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Minnesota State extended its lead at the 2019 NSIC Swimming & Diving Championships after day three as five more event finals took place on Friday night from the Midco Aquatic Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Minnesota State, the defending NSIC Champions, have 634 points and hold a 14.5 point lead over St. Cloud State (619.5)…

Big Night for Kastigar and USF at NSIC Swimming and Diving Championships

Big Night for Kastigar and USF at NSIC Swimming and Diving Championships

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The 2019 NSIC Swimming & Diving Championships continued with six event finals taking place on Thursday night from the Midco Aquatic Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  The defending NSIC Champions of Minnesota State moved into the lead as the Mavericks surpassed day one leader St. Cloud State. MSU now has 450 points while SCSU is…

USF Swim Coach Excited About His Team

USF Swim Coach Excited About His Team

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The USF Women’s Swim team is only in year three and they’ve already finished 3rd in the NSIC in 2018. This is Chris Hamstra’s first season in charge and he really likes what he sees from his team as he tries to build a culture of winning. The NSIC Swimming and Diving championships are being held Wednesday…

USF Swim Coach Excited to host NSIC Championships

USF Swim Coach Excited to host NSIC Championships

SIOUX FALLS, SD… He says it’s a little overwhelming for a first year head coach, but Chris Hamstra is excited that his USF Cougars are hosting the NSIC Swimming/Diving Championships at the Midco Aquatics Center Wednesday through Saturday. His team is only in its 3rd year of existence and finished 3rd in the league last year. But it’s also a…

Northern Men Beat USF 90-84 on I Hate Winter Night

Northern Men Beat USF 90-84 on I Hate Winter Night

Aberdeen, S.D. – The Northern State University men’s basketball team pulled out a gritty win over the University of Sioux Falls Friday evening, defeating the Cougars 90-84. The Wolves continued their win streak over the South Division, improving to 18-5 overall this season and 14-3 in the NSIC. The Cougars were efficient in the first half, shooting 63.0 percent from…