The Collegian

Daum hopes to continue legacy in the NBA

Daum hopes to continue legacy in the NBA

Benjamin Krueger, Sports Reporter

April 24, 2019


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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. ...

Wrestling wraps up 2018-19 season

Wrestling wraps up 2018-19 season

Trenton Abrego, Sports Reporter

April 4, 2019


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After going 14-2 and sending five wrestlers to the NCAA National Championship in the 2017-18 season, the South Dakota State Jackrabbits went 3-10 and sent one wrestler to the championships in the 2018-19 season. It was a season full of change. Ex-head coach Chris Bono and John Reader headed to...

Women see historic season come to an end

Women see historic season come to an end

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

April 4, 2019


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It was a historic season that Jackrabbit players, coaches and fans won’t soon forget. As the clock hit zeroes at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon, on Friday night, the most successful campaign in South Dakota State Division I basketball history — men’s or women’s — came to an end. T...

Jenkins granted release from SDSU

Jenkins granted release from SDSU

Trenton Abrego, Sports Reporter

April 1, 2019


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Per his Twitter account, David Jenkins Jr. has been granted his release by South Dakota State. In his tweet, Jenkins explained that despite getting his release granted – it’s not a guarantee that he will be leaving Brookings. During his sophomore season, Jenkins started all 32 games he playe...