The Collegian

Defense carries Jacks in home opener

Defense carries Jacks in home opener

Landon Dierks and Jakob King

September 7, 2019

With starting quarterback J’Bore Gibbs out with a hand injury, South Dakota State University needed its defense to step up in the teams’ home opener — and it did. Led by eight tackles and an interception by senior linebacker Christian Rozeboom, the Jackrabbit defense held Long Island University...

Jacks look for first win of 2019 against LIU

Jacks look for first win of 2019 against LIU

Jakob King, Sports Reporter

September 6, 2019

After dropping its season-opening contest last week, the South Dakota State University football team will look to get in the win column Saturday against Division I newcomer Long Island University. The third-ranked Jackrabbits fell just short in a 28-21 loss at the University of Minnesota but could bu...

Jacks head to Texas for more tournament play

Jacks head to Texas for more tournament play

Tori Berndt, Sports Reporter

September 6, 2019

Coming off a 1-2 weekend in Illinois over Labor Day weekend, the young South Dakota State University volleyball team looks to keep gaining experience this weekend in Beaumont, Texas. “We had a lot of new people on the floor and there were a lot of them who had to work through some things,” coach...

Lake Area Tech students to attend Jackrabbit football games for free

Lake Area Tech students to attend Jackrabbit football games for free

University Marketing and Communication

September 5, 2019

South Dakota State University and the Lake Area Technical Institute are expanding their partnership by allowing Lake Area Tech students to attend Jackrabbits football games for free this season. The Jacks have seven home games in 2019, beginning Saturday at 6 p.m. against Long Island University. “We...

SDSU volleyball looks to turn corner in 2019

SDSU volleyball looks to turn corner in 2019

Tori Berndt, Sports Reporter

August 30, 2019

After four years of program reconstruction, optimism surrounds the South Dakota State University volleyball team heading into the 2019 season and the enthusiasm is spearheaded by fifth-year head coach Nicole Cirillo. The Jackrabbits went 6-23 last season and were picked to finish second to last in the ...

Key turnovers sink Jackrabbits in Minnesota

Key turnovers sink Jackrabbits in Minnesota

Colton Prince, Sports Reporter

August 29, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS – After a night full of twists and turns, the South Dakota State Jackrabbits were unable to come out on top and fell 28-21 to the Minnesota Gophers.  The game was as close as the score suggests.  Despite trailing for most of the night, things were looking up for the Jackrabbits ...

State soccer opens season with pair of wins

State soccer opens season with pair of wins

Landon Dierks, Sports Editor

August 27, 2019

While most students were busy moving back to Brookings for the start of the fall semester, South Dakota State University’s soccer team was kicking off its season at Fishback Soccer Park. The Jackrabbits hosted a pair of contests over move-in weekend to open the 2019 campaign, winning both. Senior...

Jacks football opens at FBS opponent Thursday

Jacks football opens at FBS opponent Thursday

Colton Prince, Assistant Sports Editor

August 27, 2019

Ranked No. 3 in the STATS Football Championship Subdivision preseason poll, South Dakota State University football will begin its 2019 campaign against the University of Minnesota. The Jackrabbits’ matchup against Iowa State last season was canceled four minutes in due to severe weather, so thi...

Daum joins Portland’s summer league squad

Daum joins Portland’s summer league squad

Landon Dierks, Sports Editor

June 24, 2019

He didn’t hear his name called on draft night, but former South Dakota State men’s basketball standout Mike Daum will get his chance to make an NBA roster this summer. The 6-foot-9-inch forward from Kimball, Nebraska, has agreed to play in the NBA Summer League for the Portland Trail Blazers. Po...

South Dakota State University Sends Eight to College National Finals Rodeo

Press Release, SDSU CAFES

June 3, 2019

As the regular rodeo season is wrapped up, the South Dakota State University Rodeo Team is sending eight student-athletes to compete in the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in Casper, Wyo., on June 9-15, 2019. The top three student-athletes in each event, along with the top two men’s and women...

Blizzard to relocate to Saint Cloud

Blizzard to relocate to Saint Cloud

Trenton Abrego, Editor-In-Chief

June 3, 2019

Brookings will be without the NAHL affiliate Blizzard, who are relocating to Saint Cloud, Minnesota the league announced on Monday. In the 2012-13 season, the Blizzard moved to Brookings from Alexandria, Minnesota. In the seven-year tenure, the organization compiled a 161-217-45 record. During the ...

Daum hopes to continue legacy in the NBA

Daum hopes to continue legacy in the NBA

Benjamin Krueger, Sports Reporter

April 24, 2019

Mike Daum cemented his legacy as a South Dakota State great, now it’s his mission to become a key component to an NBA squad. Currently, the smooth shooting guard from Kimball, Nebraska is in Phoenix, Arizona preparing for the draft, which will be held June 20. In his time at South Dakota Sta...