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South Dakota State University's Independent Student-Run Newspaper Since 1885

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Mesa Byom of South Dakota State looks to find an open teammate in the 73-55 victory over USD in Vermillion, SD Jan. 20, 2024. Byom had seven rebounds and six points with four assists in the victory over the in-state rivals.

Jacks win streak hits 12 with thumping of Oral Roberts; Roos up next

Jordan Raddatz, Sports Reporter February 14, 2024

South Dakota State cruised to a season sweep of Oral Roberts on Saturday and extended their win streak to 12 games. They will return to Frost Arena for their next two games against Kansas City and Omaha. at...

Tori Kiesche pitches the ball to an Oklahoma Sonner batter in their matchup from the 2023 softball season.

Jackrabbits softball opens season 3-2 after California tournament; Texas trip is up next

Marshall Minihan, Sports Editor February 13, 2024

The South Dakota State softball team opened up their season in California over the weekend going 3-2 in the Fresno State Kickoff Classic. The Jackrabbits traded wins with both Fresno State and Santa...

Clay Carlson takes down his opponent from Oklahoma in the Jackrabbits 20-13 victory on Feb. 9, 2024.

Rabbits split duals in Oklahoma; prepare for dual with Missouri

Maddie McGee, Sports Reporter February 13, 2024

The Jackrabbits prepare to host the Missouri Tigers, coming off a 1-1 weekend in Oklahoma. The No. 7 ranked Missouri Tigers are set to visit Frost Arena this Sunday  and will provide a challenge to...

SDSU’s Zeke Mayo drives down the right side of the lane into double coverage from Oral Robert’s IsaacMcBride (10) and Jalen Miller (12) during a basketball game Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024, at Frost Arena inBrookings.

Men’s basketball hits road for two

Jon Akre, Sports Reporter February 13, 2024

The Jacks reclaim sole possession of first place in the Summit League standings after taking down Oral Roberts 83-72 on Saturday. South Dakota State(14-11, 7-3 Summit) is now just 0.5 games ahead of...

Centerfield Jocelyn Carrillo diving for a ball in the outfield. In 2023, Jocelyn had 164 at bats where she amounted to 52 hits, 37 runs, 7 homeruns, 36 RBIs and batting a .317 average.


Hannah Dutton, Reporter February 13, 2024

South Dakota State’s softball team includes three sisters from California- two of whom are established stars and a younger sibling who hopes to someday match her sisters’ accomplishments on the field. Jocelyn,...

An SDSU hockey player skates with the puck during a game against Waldorf in Brookings at Larson Ice Center.

Jackrabbit hockey wraps up first season; looks forward to year two

Izzy Cox, Reporter February 6, 2024

The SDSU men’s hockey club is finishing up its second year with a record of 2-6. The club is a part of the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) where they have played a number of teams from...

Tanner Sloan of South Dakota State works a tilt on his opponent, Cael Crebs from Navy during the dual between SDSU and NAVY in Hampton, VA Jan, 12. 2024. Sloan defeated Crebs by technical fall 18-0.

Rabbits win two on the road, continue road duals in Oklahoma

Bosten Morehart, Assistant Sports Editor February 6, 2024

Jackrabbit wrestling secured two more wins over the weekend, extending the teams win streak to eight. The team is undefeated against Big 12 opponents. Wyoming The Rabbits started the weekend road trip...

SDSUs Jaiden Boomsma (5) and Brielle Dixon (4) run a race during a track and field meeting in Brookings at the Sanford Jackrabbit Athletic Complex.

Men and shine at Iowa Classic and Bison Open

Zak Olafson, Sports Reporter February 6, 2024

The South Dakota State Jackrabbits attended two track and field meets this past weekend at the Bison Open and the Iowa State Classic. Iowa State Classic Jared Wipf matched his school record time...

Paige Meyer dives for a the ball against a USD player in the game against the two teams. Meyer led the Jackrabbits in assists during the victory against USD.

Jackrabbits advance to 9-0 in conference; look onto Golden Eagles matchup in Tulsa

Marshall Minihan, Sports Editor February 6, 2024

South Dakota State University jumped to 17-5 on the season and 10-0 for Summit League conference games as the Jackrabbits topple both the North Dakota State Bison and the University of South Dakota Coyotes. The...

Sports Brief: football, basketball and swimming and diving

Sports Brief: football, basketball and swimming and diving

Marshall Minihan, Sports Editor February 6, 2024

Seven SDSU football players competed in the major all-star games which had college athletes competing in games before the NFL draft. South Dakota State had players in the Hula Bowl, East-West Shrine Bowl...

SDSU’s Zeke Mayo weaves through Bison defenders during game against NDSU in Frost Arena Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024. Mayo finished with 35 points in SDSU’s loss to North Dakota State.

Jacks split against rivals; look forward to rematch with ORU

Jon Akre, Sports Reporter February 6, 2024

South Dakota State men’s basketball head coach Eric Henderson picked up his 100th career victory on Sunday as the Jacks split the rivalry matchups with NDSU and USD. The Jacks (13-1 and 6-3 Summit)...

Paige Meyer works to set up the Jacks’ offense in their 96-80 victory over Oral Roberts in Frost Arena Jan. 28, 2024. Meyer had the most assists in a game by a Jackrabbit since around the 2009-2010 season with 11.

Women extend streak to nine, prepare to visit Bison and Coyotes

Jordan Raddatz, Sports Reporter January 30, 2024

South Dakota State extend their win streak to nine games after a crushing win over Kansas City and Oral Roberts as they look ahead to their next two contests on the road at North Dakota State and South...

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