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All-around performance lifts Jacks over NDSU in Dakota Marker Game

All-around performance lifts Jacks over NDSU in Dakota Marker Game

Trenton Abrego

November 4, 2017


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No. 10 South Dakota State played their best offensive game in Dakota Marker game history today and beat the No. 2 North Dakota State Bison 33-21 and kept the Dakota Marker trophy in Brookings. A key coming into the game for head coach John Stiegelemeier’s team, was winning the time of possession ...

Jacks go for 4th-straight NCAA Tournament appearance

Jacks go for 4th-straight NCAA Tournament appearance

Natalie Hilden

November 1, 2017


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After going 7-0 in conference play and winning the Summit League regular season crown, the South Dakota State soccer team will travel to Fargo, North Dakota, Thursday for the Summit League Championship. “We can’t let previous success get to our heads,” said Julia Lam, senior midfielder for the ...

Wrestling ranked nationally

Wrestling ranked nationally

Trenton Abrego

November 1, 2017


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While the official NCAA pre-season rankings haven’t come out yet, the Jacks are expected to be around the No. 15 ranking they were awarded in the Flowrestling Top 25 Preseason Poll. SDSU will be coming off a season where the was program elevated to new heights by head coach Chris Bono, including ...

Lofty expectations set for Jacks

Lofty expectations set for Jacks

Andrew Holtan

November 1, 2017


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With the first game of the 2017-18 season on Thursday, head coach T.J Otzelberger has yet to decide the starting lineup for the South Dakota State men’s basketball team. “We’ve tried a lot of different lineups up to this point,” Otzelberger said. “Everything is still in play, up until we p...

‘It’s going to be a challenge’

‘It’s going to be a challenge’

Trenton Abrego

November 1, 2017


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After a 52-24 blow-out win against No. 12 Western Illinois, the No. 10 Jacks will host its toughest opponent of the season, North Dakota State, at the Dakota Marker Game. NDSU does not lose very often. In fact, they are 91-7 since 2011. One of their losses came last year when the Jacks won the Dako...

Blow-out win sets up showdown for the Dakota Marker

Blow-out win sets up showdown for the Dakota Marker

Trenton Abrego

October 28, 2017


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MACOMB, Illinois – South Dakota State must have learned something from the games they’ve lost this season, as they kept the ball away from Western Illinois in their 52-24 victory. With the high-octane offense getting out to a slow start on the season. Quarterback Taryn Christion and the SDSU o...

Jacks increase win streak, remain top of the Summit League

Jacks increase win streak, remain top of the Summit League

Andrew Holtan

October 25, 2017


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After a 2-0 win against Oral Roberts Sunday, the South Dakota State soccer team extended its winning streak to seven games and clinched a spot in the Summit League Tournament. The Jacks are now 5-0 in conference play and will close out the regular season at home against two rivals. “We’re all meshi...

Jacks face tough test in Macomb after blow-out win

Jacks face tough test in Macomb after blow-out win

Trenton Abrego

October 25, 2017


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South Dakota State football head coach John Stiegelmeier and his team got back on track last week as they rolled over the Missouri State Bears 60-32. Now the Jacks will have to shift their focus to traveling to Macomb, Illinois, to take on the No. 14 ranked Western Illinois Leathernecks. “I feel great...

Miller prepares comeback after second knee injury

Miller prepares comeback after second knee injury

Andrew Holtan

October 25, 2017


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During a game against University of Wisconsin-Green Bay on Dec. 9, 2016, redshirt junior guard Macy Miller was racing down the floor late in the first half. She went around a screen set by senior forward Ellie Thompson and went into a jump stop motion. When she planted, her right knee buckled and she went ...

‘That winning feeling:’ Jacks plan return to NCAA Tournament

‘That winning feeling:’ Jacks plan return to NCAA Tournament

Carson Herbert

October 25, 2017


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The Jackrabbit Women’s Basketball team plans a return to the top of the Summit League coming into the 2017-18 season. Despite a heartbreaking overtime loss against IUPUI in the Summit League Tournament semifinals last season, the Jacks are ranked No. 1 in the conference’s preseason poll. Head co...

Successful runners strive to earn national titles

Successful runners strive to earn national titles

Natalie Hilden

October 25, 2017


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Junior track and field athletes Kyle Burdick and Rachel King had their best seasons running in 2016-2017. Burdick was named Summit League Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Year and King was named Summit League Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the year. Burdick had his second-best time in the 1,500 meter semif...