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Pohlmeyer falls at NCAAs

Pohlmeyer falls at NCAAs

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

March 23, 2019


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PITTSBURGH – Henry Pohlmeyer fell twice at the NCAA Championships, marking the end of his junior year. Pohlmeyer fell to Joshua Heil in the first round by pinfall and was then put into the consolation bracket. In the consolation bracket, Pohlmeyer was pitted against Tejon Anthony of George Ma...

Jacks advance behind Miller’s double-double

Jacks advance behind Miller’s double-double

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

March 23, 2019


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SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Saturday’s matchup between South Dakota State and Quinnipiac was a meeting of two of the top mid-major programs and hottest teams in the country — and it played out that way. The Jackrabbits survived a late-game run by the Bobcats to win 76-65 and advanced to play Syracuse in the s...

Jackrabbits face reigning conference champions

Jackrabbits face reigning conference champions

Carson Herbert, Sports Reporter

March 21, 2019


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Winning four of its last six games, including a series win to open conference play against Western Illinois has the South Dakota State baseball team feeling confident. But behind their record lies problems that need to be fixed before they go up against the four-time defending Summit League champi...

Jackrabbits open up spring schedule in Creighton

Jackrabbits open up spring schedule in Creighton

Natalie Hilden, Sports Reporter

March 20, 2019


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The everlasting Midwest winter has been an adjustment for the South Dakota State women’s soccer team and its original spring schedule. An early February doubleheader before spring break, against St. Cloud State and Southwest Minnesota State University, was canceled and turned into an intrasquad...

SDSU-Quinnipiac: What to watch for

SDSU-Quinnipiac: What to watch for

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

March 20, 2019


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The 2019 NCAA Tournament journey begins for the South Dakota State women’s basketball team Saturday morning in Syracuse, New York. SDSU’s 26-6 campaign was rewarded with the 6-seed in the Portland region (a program-best seed in the Big Dance), but don’t expect the Jackrabbits’ high seed giv...

Five things to know about the South Dakota State baseball team heading into conference play

Five things to know about the South Dakota State baseball team heading into conference play

Carson Herbert, Sports Reporter

March 20, 2019


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Before the South Dakota State baseball team gets any further into Summit League play, here are five things to know about the team. Freshmen surge After being a home run shy of the cycle in his first career game as a Jackrabbit, third-baseman Luke Ira has been one of the top hitters for the J...

Jacks slated to face Texas in NIT opening round

Jacks slated to face Texas in NIT opening round

Trenton Abrego, Sports Reporter

March 18, 2019


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For the first time in history, the South Dakota State Jackrabbits and the Texas Longhorns will meet on the hardwood court. It’ll be the second time in school history that the Jackrabbits will be in the National Invitational Tournament (NIT).The first time came in 2015. In the NIT, the Jackrabbits own ...

Jacks draw Quinnipiac in NCAA Tournament first round

Jacks draw Quinnipiac in NCAA Tournament first round

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

March 18, 2019


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NCAA Tournament brackets have been revealed and South Dakota State is headed east. The Jackrabbits earned a 6-seed in this year’s field and will play their first-round game in Syracuse, New York, against Quinnipiac University. Located in Hamden, Connecticut, Quinnipiac (26-6) earned its spot in the field by w...

Gross enters transfer portal

Gross enters transfer portal

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

March 13, 2019


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One year after winning the school’s first NCAA Division I National Championship in wrestling, Seth Gross has entered the transfer portal. The transfer portal serves as a pipeline for both athletes and prospective transfers. Athletes can enter their names into a database and wait for a school to call a...

Softball looks to extend hot streak at Creighton

Softball looks to extend hot streak at Creighton

Colton Prince, Sports Reporter

March 13, 2019


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After going 14-1 in its last 15 games, the South Dakota State softball team will hit the road to play at the Creighton Tournament in Kansas City Missouri. It’ll be a three team tournament, with the Creighton Bluejays and the University of Missouri–Kansas City Kangaroos. The Jackrabbits will face both ...

Pohlmeyer qualifies for NCAA National Championships

Pohlmeyer qualifies for NCAA National Championships

Trenton Abrego, Sports Reporter

March 13, 2019


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One. That’s how many qualifiers the South Dakota State wrestling team managed to send to the NCAA National Championships this year. Just one year ago, the Jackrabbits sent six automatic qualifiers and an at-large bid. A year after sending seven wrestlers to the NCAA National Championships, South D...

Champs again: SDSU downs USD

Champs again: SDSU downs USD

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

March 12, 2019


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Macy Miller became the all-time leading scorer in Summit League history and led South Dakota State to its ninth title in 11 seasons with a 83-71 win over South Dakota. If anyone thought South Dakota State (26-6) or South Dakota (28-6) weren’t going to go all-out for the Summit League tournament ...