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Jacks drop three of four games in Florida

Jacks drop three of four games in Florida

Carson Herbert, Sports Reporter

February 25, 2019

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Three out of four games were lost by the South Dakota State baseball team in the Snowbird Invitational Feb. 22 - 24 against Florida International and Northeastern. Sophomore left-handed pitcher Logan Allen, who started for Florida International on Feb. 22, struck out 10 Jackra...

SDSU completes second-half comeback, downs USD in overtime

SDSU completes second-half comeback, downs USD in overtime

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

February 24, 2019

Early January’s double-overtime thriller between South Dakota State and South Dakota was an instant classic. Sunday’s rematch proved to be a worthy encore. South Dakota State (22-6, 14-1) came back from a double-digit deficit to knock off No. 23 South Dakota (24-4, 12-2) 82-78 in overtime. ...

Daum’s 3,000th point pushes Jackrabbits past Coyotes

Daum’s 3,000th point pushes Jackrabbits past Coyotes

Colton Prince, Sports Reporter

February 24, 2019

In a historic night, the South Dakota State managed to defeat in-state rival the University of South Dakota 94-89 in what will go down as one of the most iconic games played in Frost Arena. Not only did the Jacks defeat the Coyotes in one of the closest games this season, but Mike Daum also achieved...

Jacks, ‘Yotes meet for top spot in Summit

Jacks, ‘Yotes meet for top spot in Summit

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

February 22, 2019

Round two. The stage is set as Summit League Tournament seeding and the conference regular season title will likely be decided during the South Dakota Showdown Series on Sunday afternoon at Frost Arena. With a win, South Dakota State would be one win away from its first regular season Summit League title ...

Jacks take win over Mastodons

Jacks take win over Mastodons

Tori Berndt, Sports Reporter

February 21, 2019

Although it started out rough, the Jacks defeated the Mastodons 92-83. “I felt that this was a really high-level college basketball game,” said head coach T.J. Otzelberger. “They are a really good team.” Mike Daum started the game strong with a 3-pointer. And Flatten followed as he went...

Jacks hope to build off strong opening weekend during Snowbird Invitational

Jacks hope to build off strong opening weekend during Snowbird Invitational

Carson Herbert, Sports Reporter

February 21, 2019

After taking two games out of three in their season opener, the South Dakota State baseball team will participate in the Snowbird Invitational in Port Charlotte, Florida Feb. 22-24. The Jackrabbits (2-1) will face two opponents in the tournament. The first being Florida International University on...

Larson, SDSU down Mastodons

Larson, SDSU down Mastodons

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

February 21, 2019

Fueled by another efficient game from Tagyn Larson, the South Dakota State women cruised to a 92-68 win over Purdue Fort Wayne Wednesday night at Frost Arena. SDSU (21-6, 13-1) secured the lead early and led for 39:47, which extended the Jackrabbits’ winning streak to 11 games ahead of Sunday’s rema...

Baseball falls to UT Martin

Baseball falls to UT Martin

Carson Herbert, Sports Reporter

February 17, 2019

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark -- A day after scoring 15 runs in a blowout win over the University of Tennessee Martin, the South Dakota State baseball team fell 5-4 in the second game of their three-game opening series. The Jackrabbits committed three errors and had opportunities to break away from the Skyhawks, left 10 b...

40-foot miracle shot defeats NDSU

40-foot miracle shot defeats NDSU

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

February 16, 2019

FARGO, N.D. – It took somewhat of a miracle, but the South Dakota State Jackrabbits downed the North Dakota State Bison 78-77, thanks to a David Jenkins Jr.’s 40-foot heave. The Jackrabbits led for zero seconds. Once, at the end of the game, but it was the only time it mattered. At the half,...

Jacks trample Bison in Fargo

Jacks trample Bison in Fargo

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

February 16, 2019

FARGO, N.D. — It wasn’t quite as lopsided as the teams’ first meeting this season, but it still wasn’t close. Senior guard Macy Miller scored 30 points as South Dakota State (20-6, 12-1) defeated North Dakota State (6-19, 3-10) 88-48 Saturday afternoon at the Scheels Center in Fargo. Afte...

Track and field excels at SDSU Last Chance

Track and field excels at SDSU Last Chance

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

February 16, 2019

17-feet. That’s what Trent Francom jumped in the pole vault for the third time in his collegiate track career.   Francom is the only Jackrabbit to reach the 17-foot mark. It wasn’t just Francom who impressed during the SDSU Last Chance meet. Caleb Bray and Mitchel Acker, both sophomores...

Jacks breeze past UT Martin in season opener

Jacks breeze past UT Martin in season opener

Carson Herbert, Sports Reporter

February 16, 2019

Russellville, Ark. – 15 unanswered runs until the final inning propelled the South Dakota State Jackrabbits to a 15-3 win over the University of Tennessee Martin. Strong performances at the plate by several Jackrabbit hitters in addition to a solid first start by junior right-handed ace Brady St...