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Jacks, ‘Yotes meet for top spot in Summit

Jacks, ‘Yotes meet for top spot in Summit

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

February 22, 2019


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


Filed under Sports

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


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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


Filed under Sports

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...

Softball splits games in Florida

Softball splits games in Florida

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

February 15, 2019


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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 9-7 win over Colgate and a 10-8 loss against North Florida, dropped the South Dakota State softball team to 4-3 on the season. The Jackrabbits are competing in the University of Northern Florida Osprey/Dolphin Invitational in Jacksonville, Florida.  These were the first two...

Omaha overcomes SDSU lead

Omaha overcomes SDSU lead

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

February 14, 2019


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OMAHA, Neb. – Despite having a 16-point lead at one point, the South Dakota State men’s basketball team fell 85-84 to the Omaha Mavericks. Mike Daum’s 29th point of the game came with five seconds to go which look to maybe be the game-winner. Maverick senior forward, Mitch Hahn had something t...

Jacks head to Omaha, Fargo for final road trip

Jacks head to Omaha, Fargo for final road trip

Tori Berndt, Sports Reporter

February 14, 2019


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South Dakota State men’s basketball team will travel to face the No. 2 and No. 4 seeds in the Summit League this week. Jacks head to Omaha Neb. on Thursday, Feb. 14 starting at 7 p.m., then the team will be off to Fargo, North Dakota 4 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 16 “Two tougher road games in the ...