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Jacks carry momentum into Hobo Day game

Jacks carry momentum into Hobo Day game

Trenton Abrego

October 11, 2017


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In the 105th Hobo Day game, the No. 7 South Dakota State Jacks will be favored against the unranked Northern Iowa Panthers. SDSU will be fresh off their 49-14 win Southern Illinois. The win moved the Jacks up two spots in the FCS STATS poll. Head coach John Stiegelmeier said he believes his team is ...

Remembering the top five football games in Hobo Day history

Remembering the top five football games in Hobo Day history

Andrew Holtan

October 11, 2017


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The South Dakota State football team will host Northern Iowa in the 105th Hobo Day game. The first Hobo Day game was Nov. 2, 1912, when then South Dakota State College defeated Yankton College 6-3. This will be the third time the Jacks will play the Panthers on Hobo Day. The teams have split the tw...

Jackrabbit athletics dedicate time in community, internationally

Jackrabbit athletics dedicate time in community, internationally

Andrew Holtan

September 27, 2017


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South Dakota State students and fans know many athletes on campus for what they do in their respective sports. Whether it’s the stats they put up, their win-loss record or the trophies they’ve won — but not many know what they do to help out locally, nationally and around the world. Senior wide...

Offensive line is ‘engine of the offense’

Offensive line is ‘engine of the offense’

Trenton Abrego

September 27, 2017


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Expectations for the South Dakota State football team have never been higher and it’s all thanks to the offensive line.  “We like to call ourselves the engine of the offense — we power it, but you can’t see it from the outside,” said senior offensive lineman Jacob Ohnesorge.  Despite...

Jacks at full strength for top-five battle in Youngstown

Jacks at full strength for top-five battle in Youngstown

Trenton Abrego

September 27, 2017


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Missouri Valley Conference play begins for the No. 4 South Dakota State Jackrabbits this weekend when they travel to Youngstown, Ohio to take on the No. 5 Youngstown State Penguins.  YSU (2-1) will be coming off a 59-9 thrashing over Central Connecticut State. The lone loss for the Penguins this year...

Jacks continue to struggle in Summit League opener

Jacks continue to struggle in Summit League opener

Carson Herbert

September 27, 2017


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After losing its 13th match in 14 tries, the South Dakota State volleyball team will try to find an answer at home this weekend by trying to stay competitive.  It appears the Jacks will continue to have their hands full this weekend with the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles and Denver Pioneers coming to to...

Soccer sprints to Summit League

Soccer sprints to Summit League

Natalie Hilden

September 27, 2017


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After a week off, the South Dakota State soccer team is ready to start Summit League play. The Jacks will take on the University of Denver Pioneers Sept. 29 in Denver. SDSU enters the game with a 3-4-3 record. “We’re really excited to start Summit League play,” said head coach Brock Thompson....