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Jacks defend their court against the Fighting Hawks

Jacks defend their court against the Fighting Hawks

Tori Berndt, Sports Reporter

February 9, 2019

Despite shooting 12 percent from behind the arc, South Dakota State managed to run away from the Fighting Hawks with an 80-55 victory. “I thought it was obviously a tough first half for us shooting the basketball in the first half 0-15 from the 3-point line,” head coach T.J. Otzelberger said. ...

Jacks Return Home to Face North Dakota

Jacks Return Home to Face North Dakota

Colton Prince, Sports Reporter

February 9, 2019

The Jackrabbits (19-6, 10-1) return home this weekend for a one-game homestand against the Fighting Hawks of North Dakota (9-14, 3-7). Since their last meeting, the Jackrabbits have continued their winning ways defeating the likes of North Dakota State, Omaha, Oral Roberts, and Denver. North Dakota h...

Jacks prepare for weekend clash with UND

Jacks prepare for weekend clash with UND

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

February 9, 2019

Following back-to-back road wins last week, the South Dakota State women’s basketball team turns its focus to a showdown with the University of North Dakota. SDSU (17-6, 9-1) downed Denver 83-67 Jan. 31 then overcame an early deficit to defeat Oral Roberts 74-65 Feb. 2, but it wasn’t an easy r...

Jacks continue to break personal bests

Jacks continue to break personal bests

John Begeman, Sports Reporter

February 6, 2019

It was a busy weekend for the track and field team as athletes were spread out competing at three different locations. Most athletes competed in the Dakota Realty Alumni Meet in Vermillion, others in Lincoln, Nebraska, and seniors Rachel King and Kyle Burdick competing in Notre Dame, Indiana. The ...

Swim and dive collects six wins at Coyote Invitational

Swim and dive collects six wins at Coyote Invitational

Carter Schmidt, Sports Reporter

February 5, 2019

SIOUX FALLS – The South Dakota State swimming and diving team picked up six wins at the Coyote Invitational this past weekend. "This weekend really showed where we are in preparations for the upcoming conference championships, and what we still need to do," head coach Doug Humphrey told www.gojacks.com...

Strong second quarter pushes Jacks past Oral Roberts

Strong second quarter pushes Jacks past Oral Roberts

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

February 2, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...