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Track and field compete in Vermillion and Arkansas

Track and field compete in Vermillion and Arkansas

Marshall Minihan, Reporter April 26, 2022

The South Dakota State track teams traveled south to Vermillion for the South Dakota Challenge and to Arkansas for the Red Wolf Open. South Dakota Challenge Faith Leiseth beat her own record and...

SDSU quarterback, Jon Bell, is in a shotgun formation in the Jackrabbits’ annual spring game. Despite an early interception, the redshirt freshman showed some promise as the Jacks offense scored 57 points.

Jacks compete in spring football game

Skyler Jackson, Sports Editor (He/Him) April 26, 2022

South Dakota State concluded spring practices Saturday with its annual spring football game at the Sanford Jackrabbit Athletic Complex. In the intrasquad scrimmage, the Jackrabbit offense rolled past...

Baylor Scheierman has put his name in the transfer portal weeks after declaring for the NBA Draft. Some of the schools showing interest include Duke, Kentucky, Kansas and Gonzaga.

Sports in brief

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor (He/Him) April 26, 2022

Baylor Scheierman This past season’s Summit League Player of the Year Baylor Scheierman has entered the transfer portal.  “The most coveted in transfer portal history,” Jeff Goodman of The...

Former South Dakota State running back Pierre Strong Jr. sheds a Southern Illinois defender in a regular season game last season. That year, Strong had his best season as a Jackrabbit, leading the FCS in rushing yards (1,686) and scoring 18 rushing touchdowns.

Experts, coaches expect Strong to go in draft

Skyler Jackson, Sports Editor April 26, 2022

With the NFL Draft set to begin Thursday, a few Jackrabbits have been getting the attention of NFL teams. The main Jackrabbits with draft potential are running back Pierre Strong Jr. and offensive tackle...

Reid Pierzinski was named the TicketSmarter Summit League Men’s Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week Tuesday. He finished first place in the 400-meter hurdles at teh John McDonnell Invitational in Fayetteville, Arkansas over the weekend. His time of 51.18 was a career-best.

Track teams notch over 30 top-five finishes over weekend

Marshall Minihan, Sports Reporter April 12, 2022

The South Dakota State track team competed in two events last weekend, one in Fayetteville, Arkansas for the John McDonnell Invitational meet and another in Mankato, Minnesota for the Minnesota Open and...

The SDSU dance team got the opportunity to travel to Daytona Beach, Florida, last week to compete at the National Dance Association College Nationals. They finished fourth for pom and 14th for jazz.

Dance team competes in Florida

Sydney Maynard, Reporter April 12, 2022

The South Dakota State University dance team competed at the National Dance Association College Nationals last week in Daytona Beach, Florida.  The team received a bid to attend the competition while...

Matthew Mors transfers to SDSU after his freshman year at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Big time transfers head to Brookings

Skyler Jackson, Sports Editor (He/Him) April 12, 2022

South Dakota State’s men’s and women’s basketball programs each got a shot in the arm last week, thanks to the transfer portal. Yankton native Matthew Mors, one of the most highly decorated high...

South Dakota State’s Grace Glanzer pitching in a Summit League softball game Saturday against Western Illinois at Jackrabbit Softball Stadium. Glanzer pitched in game one of Saturday’s doubleheader and posted six strikeouts.

Nothing but ‘goose eggs’ for Leathernecks

Skyler Jackson, Sports Editor (He/Him) April 12, 2022

The South Dakota State softball team played its first home games of the season last weekend, posting three-straight shutouts of Western Illinois. The Jackrabbits shut out the Leathernecks 18-0 across...

South Dakota State infielder Dawson Parry swings for the ball in a Summit League baseball game Saturday against Western Illinois. In Sunday’s game against the Leathernecks, Parry was one of four Jackrabbits to homer in the game, a grand slam in the seventh inning, as the Jacks exploded for 12 runs.

Jacks win two of three at Huether, team trending upwards

Jake Weber, Sports Reporter April 12, 2022

​​The South Dakota State baseball team won two of three games in their home-opening series with Western Illinois, capped off with a 12-1 seven-inning victory at Erv Huether Field. The Jacks played...

South Dakota State’s Myah Selland (44) celebrates after a play with teammate Haleigh Timmer (13) in the Jacks’ WNIT game against Alabama Mar. 27 at Frost Arena. Both Selland and Timmer were named to the WNIT All-Tournament team. The duo will be back next season.

Jackrabbits look ahead after WNIT success

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor April 5, 2022

Not many basketball teams get to end their season with a win. Let alone at home. That is what the South Dakota State University women’s basketball team did Sunday afternoon when they won the WNIT championship...

Runner overcomes delay to fulfill Jackrabbit dream

Runner overcomes delay to fulfill Jackrabbit dream

Marshall Minihan, Sports Reporter April 5, 2022

Jared Wipf was in high school in the small town of Tea when the pandemic started, which ended up canceling the track and field season in his senior year. It was a development that put his future at...

What’s next for Wilson?

What’s next for Wilson?

Hunter Smidt, Sports Reporter April 5, 2022

South Dakota State basketball star Douglas Wilson ended his Jackrabbit career last month as the team fell to Providence in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. But that doesn’t necessarily mean...

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