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Strong second quarter pushes Jacks past Oral Roberts

Strong second quarter pushes Jacks past Oral Roberts

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

February 2, 2019


Filed under Sports

TULSA, Okla. – Four double-digits scorers sparked the South Dakota State women’s basketball team to a 74-65 win over Oral Roberts.   Entering the second quarter, the Jackrabbits (17-6, 9-1) found themselves down 25 to 13. That wouldn’t last long. In the second quarter, SDSU outscored Oral Roberts (1...

Wrestling takes down Big 12 school Utah Valley

Wrestling takes down Big 12 school Utah Valley

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

February 1, 2019


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Head wrestling coach Damion Hahn notched his first Big 12 Conference win as South Dakota State downed Utah Valley 26-16. In the first five matches, the Jackrabbits ran out to an 18-0 lead and would never look back from the early lead. At the 157-lbs division, Colten Carlson pinned Landon Knutze...

Jacks hop over Golden Eagles

Jacks hop over Golden Eagles

Tori Berndt, Sports Reporter

February 1, 2019


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A road trip can’t put out South Dakota State’s fire. Although the Jacks got off to a slow start, they got the victory 86-80. Tevin King, Skyler Flatten, and David Jenkins brought the momentum for the Jacks in the first half. Mike Daum pushed through a slow start of the game with only two ...

Selland pushes Jacks past Pioneers

Selland pushes Jacks past Pioneers

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

January 31, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Make it six in a row. Despite playing 21 minutes, it was Myah Selland’s 21-point performance that pushed South Dakota State Jackrabbits past the Denver Pioneers 83-68. It wasn’t just Selland who contributed to the scoring attack. Macy Miller (14 points) and Madison Guebert (13) were the o...

MBB set for a road trip against Oral Roberts, Denver

MBB set for a road trip against Oral Roberts, Denver

Colton Prince, Sports Reporter

January 29, 2019


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A six-game winning streak for the South Dakota State Jackrabbits men's basketball team will be on the line as the team travels to Oral Roberts and Denver. Halfway through Summit League play, the Jackrabbits find themselves atop of the conference after a big win against the University of Omaha Mave...

Swim and dive falls to Omaha, USD

Swim and dive falls to Omaha, USD

Carter Schmidt, Sports Reporter

January 29, 2019


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Omaha, Neb.- The South Dakota State women’s swimming and diving team fell to Omaha on Friday 196-98. "Great efforts tonight, but we ran into a talented and ready UNO team," head coach Doug Humphrey told www.gojacks.com. "We fought hard but things didn't go our way. Now we focus on better performa...

Freshmen wrestling standouts make a name for themselves

Freshmen wrestling standouts make a name for themselves

Carson Herbert, Sports Reporter

January 29, 2019


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There are new names to become familiar with in the South Dakota State wrestling program. With a season filled with injuries, including defending national champion Seth Gross being sidelined, freshmen Tanner Sloan and Clay Carlson, who are both redshirting this season, have emerged into the picture fo...

Jacks hit the road for two conference tests

Jacks hit the road for two conference tests

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

January 29, 2019


Filed under Sports

Coming off two blowout wins at Frost Arena last week, the South Dakota State women’s basketball team will play two games in three days on the road to start the second half of Summit League play. Last week featured, statistically, two of the most dominant performances of the season for SDSU. An 86-33...

Former football recruit breaks records in track and field

Former football recruit breaks records in track and field

John Begeman, Sports Reporter

January 29, 2019


Filed under Sports

His name is Sam Zenner, and much like his brother Zach, who is a NFL running back, he loves to run.   While attending high school in Eagan, Minnesota, Zenner, a multi-talented athlete, earned nine varsity letters in swimming, football, track and field and baseball. As a two-time all-conferen...

Wrestling shifts focus to Utah Valley, Iowa State

Wrestling shifts focus to Utah Valley, Iowa State

Jordon Shoenrock, Sports Reporter

January 29, 2019


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After 10 days off, the South Dakota State Jackrabbit wrestling team will return to action this week for two Big 12 duals.   On Thursday, Jan. 31 the Jackrabbits (1-6, 0-3) will host the Utah Valley Wolverines (9-8, 0-2) at 7 p.m. in Frost Arena.   Despite not winning a Big 12 dual yet this seaso...

Super Bowl LIII predictions

Super Bowl LIII predictions

STAFF

January 29, 2019


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John Stiegelmeier Head football coach 35-31, Patriots “Tom Brady and Coach Belichick, been there done that.” Barry Dunn SDSU President 42-35, Patriots “Experience will carry the day from both of a coach as well as an athletic perspective.” Brianna Schreurs Editor-In-...

Jacks topple Mavericks in Summit League showdown

Jacks topple Mavericks in Summit League showdown

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

January 26, 2019


Filed under Sports

There’s a new top dog in the Summit League. South Dakota State proved to be worthy of the top spot in the conference after an 83-73 win over the Omaha Mavericks. “We knew this was a big game, we knew that we were tied for the one seed and we knew that if we came in here and grabbed a win, w...