The Collegian

Daum joins Portland’s summer league squad

Daum joins Portland’s summer league squad

Landon Dierks, Sports Editor

June 24, 2019

He didn’t hear his name called on draft night, but former South Dakota State men’s basketball standout Mike Daum will get his chance to make an NBA roster this summer. The 6-foot-9-inch forward from Kimball, Nebraska, has agreed to play in the NBA Summer League for the Portland Trail Blazers. Po...

South Dakota State University Sends Eight to College National Finals Rodeo

Press Release, SDSU CAFES

June 3, 2019

As the regular rodeo season is wrapped up, the South Dakota State University Rodeo Team is sending eight student-athletes to compete in the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in Casper, Wyo., on June 9-15, 2019. The top three student-athletes in each event, along with the top two men’s and women...

Blizzard to relocate to Saint Cloud

Blizzard to relocate to Saint Cloud

Trenton Abrego, Editor-In-Chief

June 3, 2019

Brookings will be without the NAHL affiliate Blizzard, who are relocating to Saint Cloud, Minnesota the league announced on Monday. In the 2012-13 season, the Blizzard moved to Brookings from Alexandria, Minnesota. In the seven-year tenure, the organization compiled a 161-217-45 record. During the ...

Daum hopes to continue legacy in the NBA

Daum hopes to continue legacy in the NBA

Benjamin Krueger, Sports Reporter

April 24, 2019

Mike Daum cemented his legacy as a South Dakota State great, now it’s his mission to become a key component to an NBA squad. Currently, the smooth shooting guard from Kimball, Nebraska is in Phoenix, Arizona preparing for the draft, which will be held June 20. In his time at South Dakota Sta...

Jacks to host Western Illinois

Jacks to host Western Illinois

Carson Herbert, Sports Reporter

April 19, 2019

The South Dakota State baseball team will begin the second half of their Summit League schedule when they face Western Illinois April 19 and 20 for the second time this season. With the second through fifth spots all within two games of each other in the conference standings, the Jacks (16-15, 9-6)...

Jacks turn focus to Mastodons

Jacks turn focus to Mastodons

Colton Prince, Sports Reporter

April 17, 2019

After snapping North Dakota State’s 21-game winning streak, South Dakota State will turn its attention to the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons. The Jackrabbits (26-12, 5-4) currently sit in third place in the Summit League, while the Mastodons sit in sixth place. In their last 25 games, the Mast...

Cousins discusses faith, football and future

Cousins discusses faith, football and future

Scott Engen and Trenton Abrego

April 16, 2019

For the Vikings, season one of the Kirk Cousins' era wasn’t what they hoped.  The team finished 8-7-1 and missed the playoffs. After a trip to the NFC Championship in 2017, the Vikings front office signed Cousins to a three-year, fully guaranteed, 84-million-dollar contract, in hopes he could lead them to a...

Goedert catches national attention with Eagles

Goedert catches national attention with Eagles

Jack Domandle, Sports Reporter

April 16, 2019

After his senior year at South Dakota State, Dallas Goedert was drafted at No. 49 in the 2018 NFL Draft and headed to Philadelphia.  The tight end from Britton, South Dakota, has been making plays and enjoying every second of the experience. The jump from playing at SDSU to the Eagles has been a b...

Records fall in Vermillion

Records fall in Vermillion

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

April 10, 2019

History was made in Vermillion over the weekend. Coby Hilton, a sophomore from Marshall, Minnesota, ran the 200-meter race in 20.92, toppling a record that stood for 26 years. In 1993, Edmund Estephane set the school record at 21.14. It wasn’t just the 200-meter where the sophomore excelled...

Baseball series moves to Omaha

Baseball series moves to Omaha

Carson Herbert, Sports Reporter

April 10, 2019

The men’s baseball team has had 11 games either canceled or postponed this season, and the future isn’t looking especially bright. With the National Weather Service issuing a winter storm watch in effect from April 10-12 in Brookings, South Dakota State’s home opener will have to wait, yet a...

Miller, Daum leave lasting legacy at South Dakota State

Miller, Daum leave lasting legacy at South Dakota State

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

April 10, 2019

Basketball at South Dakota State University during the past half-decade has been defined, largely, by the record-setting careers of two individuals: Macy Miller and Mike Daum. Their stories vary greatly and are well-chronicled. Miller was a known commodity. The guard came from Mitchell High Sc...

5 things to look for at Spring Game

5 things to look for at Spring Game

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

April 10, 2019

Following a 44-21 Football Championship Subdivision semifinal loss to the North Dakota State Bison, South Dakota State will kick off another season this weekend. On Saturday, April 13, the annual spring game will take place – giving Jackrabbit fans a chance to watch the new-look Jackrabbits. ...