The Collegian

World-class climbing not far away

Reed Rombough

October 18, 2011


Filed under Sports

I have a long-term relationship with the weather that isn’t necessarily positive.  The weekend of Oct. 7-9, the weather once again showed its ugly, rainy, wet and cold behind. It was Friday Oct. 7 and I had just arrived in the only noteworthy region of South Dakota, the Black Hills. Ben Ekeren and...

Cross country teams eye Summit crown

Spencer Chase

October 18, 2011


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The men seek another Summit team title, while the women will enter coming off their top finish of the year. The Jackrabbit cross country teams turned in some of their best performances of the season in the final race of the regular season Oct. 14 at the Bradley University Cross Country Classic in Peoria,...

GM bites off too much in anti-bike ad

Kalie Swails

October 18, 2011


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The ad that the article is based off of can be seen here: http://urbanvelo.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/gm_ad.jpg Riding a bicycle is about the squarest thing you could do. At least, that’s what anti-bike advertisements want you to think. They’re always the same: some dork wearing a suit and an ill-fitting helmet is riding down a congest...

Despite divisions and opinions, sports and religion are commonly linked

Travis Kriens

October 18, 2011


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I have found out that there are two things that you don’t discuss with friends: politics and religion. Especially if you disagree. In both cases, people seem to be deeply rooted in their beliefs. They sometimes refuse to admit they are wrong when presented facts that go against their thoughts, even...

Turned over

Marcus Traxler

October 14, 2011


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    Five turnovers sour a Jacks bid for an upset of No. 2 Northern Iowa Turnovers plagued SDSU’s offensive chances Saturday, and second-ranked UNI had no problem taking advantage, turning three first-half Jackrabbits turnovers into 14 points on the way to a 31-14 win in front of 11,131 fans at Coughlin...

Jacks alumni run to reconnect at SDSU classic

spkoob

October 4, 2011


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Past and present Jacks ran in the SDSU Classic as a way to link to the team’s history. Universities are always trying to build good relationships with alumni. The SDSU cross country program has a unique way of going about building alumni ties. Every year at the SDSU Classic, the Jackrabbits’ home me...

Minnesota meltdowns continue

mtraxler

October 4, 2011


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You could fill up all 10,000 lakes with the tears of Minnesota sports fans in the past year. This coming Sunday will mark the one year anniversary of the Yankees sweeping the Twins out of the 2010 playoffs by a combined score of 17-7. The following 12 months have to be some of the worst that Minneso...

Sycamores shutdown Jackrabbits

mtraxler

September 29, 2011


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A 78 yard interception return for a touchdown by Indiana State cornerback Johnny Towalid proved to be the final blow to the Jackrabbits in a 38-28 loss in the 45th annual Beef Bowl Saturday night. "We came out and in my opinion, for some reason there was a change in our football team. We lost our abilit...

Coach’s Candor — 09.28.11

Sports Staff

September 27, 2011


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Editor’s note: Megan Rossiter enters her first season as SDSU equestrian head coach. Her team opens the season Friday at Waco, Texas. Q. What brought you to SDSU to become the head equestrian coach? A. I was training horses in Colorado and my plan was to get back into coaching at some point, [after b...

If it’s outside, Ekeren does it

Reed Rombough

September 27, 2011


Filed under Sports

Remember playing outside as a young whipper-snapper? Whatever happened to those days? It seems like modern day youngsters spend more time indoors playing video games or watching TV. The days of the question “Can Timmy come out and play?!” are long gone.  Now, even 75 percent of our student body ...

SDSU ready to run at home

Spencer Chase

September 27, 2011


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A tough test at the Griak Invite has SDSU ready for home meet Saturday. Members of South Dakota State University’s men’s and women’s cross-country teams gave solid efforts against some of their stiffest competition of the season Sept. 24 at the Roy Griak Invitational in St. Paul, Minn. Under normal ...

Adrenaline fuels waterfowl opener

Nick Lowrey

September 27, 2011


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It’s 4 a.m. and my alarm just shattered a rather nice dream I was having. My head lifts from the pillow and my arm shoots out to slam the snooze button. For a second I’m kind of pissed off as I lay my head back down to get back to my dream. Suddenly my eyes snap open and I realize why my alarm went ...