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Super Bowl LIII predictions

Super Bowl LIII predictions

STAFF

January 29, 2019


Filed under Sports

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


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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...

Huge third quarter boosts Jacks over Omaha

Huge third quarter boosts Jacks over Omaha

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

January 26, 2019


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Behind a near-perfect third quarter, South Dakota State’s women’s basketball program downed the University of Nebraska Omaha 81-47 in the first game of Saturday’s Pork Classic doubleheader at Frost Arena. On paper, Saturday’s matchup featured two teams in the middle of vastly different seasons. ...

Defense leads Jackrabbits past Bison

Defense leads Jackrabbits past Bison

Colton Prince, Sports Reporter

January 25, 2019


Filed under Sports

Defensive efficiency was the name of the game Thursday night when South Dakota State defeated longtime rivals North Dakota State 87-69. On the defensive side, SDSU forced 18 Bison turnovers and out-rebounded NDSU 35 to 32. SDSU also stayed active along the 3-point line as they were able to hold...

Jacks throttle Bison

Jacks throttle Bison

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under Sports

This one was never really in doubt. Behind exceptional team defense and efficient offense, the South Dakota State women’s basketball team dominated in an 86-33 beatdown of North Dakota State on Wednesday night at Frost Arena. NDSU (6-13, 3-4) came into Wednesday night’s contest without a win on the Jackrab...

Jacks set to host NDSU, Omaha

Jacks set to host NDSU, Omaha

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

January 23, 2019


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Following a 66-48 road win over North Dakota last week, South Dakota State’s women’s basketball team will play back-to-back games at Frost Arena this week. Since a loss to rival South Dakota on Jan. 6, the Jackrabbits (13-6, 5-1) have won three straight Summit League contests by at least 13 poi...

Eric Eidsness headed to Northern Illinois

Eric Eidsness headed to Northern Illinois

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

January 22, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Change is coming to the Jackrabbit offense. It was announced on Tuesday, Jan. 21, that Eric Eidsness, who serves as the offensive coordinator and associate head coach for the South Dakota State football team will be headed to Dekalb, Illinois in order to become the new offensive coordinator for the...

Swim and dive splits senior day dual with St. Cloud State

Swim and dive splits senior day dual with St. Cloud State

John Begeman, Sports Reporter

January 22, 2019


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It was a historic Saturday afternoon in Brookings as the South Dakota State swim and dive teams hosted St. Cloud State. The Jacks closed out the meet winning the men’s 800m free relay with the ‘A’ Team (Kraft, Miller, B. Johnson, Brenner) swimming a time of 7:05.21, breaking the previous re...

Track and field impress in two meets

Track and field impress in two meets

Tori Berndt, Sports Reporter

January 21, 2019


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History books continue to be rewritten for the South Dakota State track and field team. SDSU Division II Meet This time around, it was senior Kyle Burdick who ran the 1,000m race with a time of 2:25.08. It wasn’t just Burdick who etched his name in the history books. Jordan Hanna followed u...

Jacks power past UND

Jacks power past UND

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

January 18, 2019


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GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A fast start and exceptional defense helped boost the South Dakota State women’s basketball team to a 66-48 road win over the University of North Dakota on Friday night. Sophomore Tylee Irwin scored all nine of her points in the opening 10 minutes, helping the Jacks build ...

Men head to Grand Forks in search of fourth straight win

Men head to Grand Forks in search of fourth straight win

Colton Prince, Sports Reporter

January 15, 2019


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After back-to-back home wins against Denver and Oral Roberts, the Jackrabbits take the road to play the newest conference foe, the North Dakota Fighting Hawks. Mike Daum got back on track, after scoring 14 points in two games, Daum exploded for 37 points against Oral Roberts. North Dakota, wh...

Otzelberger, Johnston, Stiegelmeier ink contracts

Otzelberger, Johnston, Stiegelmeier ink contracts

Andrew Holtan, Sports Reporter

January 15, 2019


Filed under Sports

Three South Dakota State head coaches received contract extensions at the end of December. Football coach John Stiegelmeier signed a five-year extension that will keep him at SDSU through the 2023 season. Men’s basketball coach T.J. Otzelberger and women’s basketball coach Aaron Johnston both si...