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Sports in Brief: Nov. 1

Sports in Brief: Nov. 1

Jakob King, Sports Reporter

November 1, 2019

Cross Country Led by Chase Cayo for the men and Kayla Christopherson for the women, the South Dakota State cross country teams started the month of October with a pair of first-place overall finishes at the Briar Cliff Invitational in Sioux Falls.  The teams competed in two meets in one day on Oct. ...

Volleyball enters final matches in search of positives

Volleyball enters final matches in search of positives

Victoria Berndt, Sports Reporter

November 1, 2019

Hoping to end their four-game losing streak, the South Dakota State volleyball team looks to take advantage of the next two home games. “It is always nice to be at home,” SDSU coach Nicole Cirillo said in her Oct. 29 weekly update with GoJacks.com. “Being on the road last weekend was a littl...

Gibbs’ season likely over

Gibbs’ season likely over

Landon Dierks, Sports Editor

October 31, 2019

The South Dakota State football team will likely be without starting quarterback J’Bore Gibbs for the remainder of the 2019 campaign, according to a now-deleted from Matt Zimmer of the Argus Leader. Gibbs, a redshirt freshman who missed two games earlier this season after injuring his hand in the season opener, le...

Brookings, university communities get up for GameDay

Brookings, university communities get up for GameDay

Landon Dierks, Sports Editor

October 29, 2019

ESPN’s College GameDay may have left just as swiftly as it came, but the show’s impact on South Dakota State University won’t soon be forgotten. Thousands of Jackrabbits, with a few Bison sprinkled in the mix, crowded the College Green for the live broadcast Saturday morning, some lining up more th...

SDSU looks to rebound at Missouri State

SDSU looks to rebound at Missouri State

Jakob King, Sports Reporter

October 29, 2019

With hopes to get back in the win column after last weekend’s loss, the South Dakota State football team will be on the road Saturday for the third time in the last four games to take on Missouri State. After missing out on reclaiming the Dakota Marker from rival North Dakota State and taking over fi...

Jacks fall short against top-ranked Bison

Jacks fall short against top-ranked Bison

Landon Dierks and Jakob King

October 26, 2019

Saturday had all the makings of a fairy tale for the South Dakota State football program. ESPN’s College GameDay was in town for the first time, Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium experienced its first-ever sellout and third-ranked SDSU had a chance to unseat No. 1 North Dakota State, winners of 28 consecu...

No. 3 Jacks, No. 1 Bison meet for Dakota Marker

No. 3 Jacks, No. 1 Bison meet for Dakota Marker

Landon Dierks and Jakob King

October 23, 2019

Since 1903, the South Dakota State and North Dakota State football teams have met 109 times, but Saturday’s 110th meeting will have a distinctly different feel to it than the rest. The yearly meeting between two of the Football Championship Subdivision’s top teams grabbed the attention of ESPN...

Well, they’re coming to our city

Well, they’re coming to our city

Landon Dierks, Sports Editor

October 23, 2019

The South Dakota State-North Dakota State football rivalry has mostly been an Upper Midwest secret for decades — that all changes Saturday morning. Saturday’s matchup featuring the No. 1 Bison and No. 3 Jackrabbits was likely to garner a fair amount of attention in the region, but now it’ll be ...

Collegian staff World Series predictions

Collegian staff World Series predictions

Collegian Staff

October 22, 2019

It’s official. It’ll be the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals in the 2019 World Series. The match-up promises to be a close one, so without further ado, this is how our staff predicts this edition of the Fall Classic turns out.   Landon Dierks, Sports Editor Astros in six. Washin...

Brookings to host ESPN College GameDay

Brookings to host ESPN College GameDay

Landon Dierks, Sports Editor

October 20, 2019

For the first time in the show’s 26-year history, ESPN’s College GameDay is coming to Brookings. GameDay is a traveling roadshow featuring college football experts and personalities such as Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard and Rece Davis. Each week, the show airs live from the city hos...

Gibbs, Strong carry SDSU over Indiana State

Gibbs, Strong carry SDSU over Indiana State

Jakob King, Sports Reporter

October 19, 2019

After two consecutive slow starts in Missouri Valley Football Conference play, the third-ranked South Dakota State football team was due for a breakout performance. It wasn’t perfect, but 35 first-half points, 28 in the second quarter, boosted the Jackrabbits over Indiana State 42-23 Saturday aft...

Brief: Soccer tears through early Summit League schedule

Brief: Soccer tears through early Summit League schedule

Garrett Satterly, Sports Reporter

October 18, 2019

Over the past month, the South Dakota State women’s soccer team has been on quite a run. The Jacks are currently on a program-record nine-game shutout streak. Of those nine, three were against Summit League opponents. SDSU earned a 3-0 victory over North Dakota in Brookings Oct. 6, and downed Oral R...