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Officials break ground on the First Bank & Trust Arena project, June 2, 2022.

Groundbreaking ceremony marks transition to new arena

Brina Sturm and Mara Wheaton June 2, 2022

Today at 4 p.m., a new era for Jackrabbit athletics was marked by the groundbreaking ceremony of First Bank & Trust Arena, taking the place of what is currently Frost Arena. The project was first...

Mens basketball won the Summit League Championship Tuesday night and are now headed to the NCAA tournament.

Jacks overpower Bison in championship

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor March 9, 2022

The South Dakota State Jackrabbits (30-4, 18-0) are headed back to the NCAA Tournament after defeating the North Dakota State Bison (23-10, 13-5) 75-69 in the championship game of the Summit League Tournament.  The...

Frost updates to include student club room

Frost updates to include student club room

Regen Wiederrich, Reporter February 15, 2022

Preserving arena’s mystic is priority for athletic officials   The multi-million-dollar renovation to Frost Arena will include what South Dakota State athletic officials describe as a one-of-a-kind,...

SDSU keep pace with USD with win over Bison

SDSU keep pace with USD with win over Bison

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor January 30, 2022

The Jackrabbit women’s basketball team kept their win streak alive tonight, winning their sixth game in a row and 11th game out of its last 12 as they beat NDSU on the road 76-60. SDSU (14-8, 10-1)...

Women cruise to 75-49 win over North Dakota

Women cruise to 75-49 win over North Dakota

Cooper Kanthak, Sports Reporter January 27, 2022

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The SDSU Women’s basketball team continued its hot shooting Thursday night as they defeated North Dakota with a final score of 75-49. The Jackrabbits shot 44% from the field and...

Women’s struggles continue in lopsided loss to Coyotes

Women’s struggles continue in lopsided loss to Coyotes

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor January 11, 2022

The big rivalry between the South Dakota State (8-8, 4-1 Summit) and South Dakota (12-4, 5-0 Summit) women’s basketball teams took place Saturday in Vermillion. USD dominated nearly the entire game,...

South Dakota State’s Tori Nelson defends against a St. Cloud State player in an exhibition game last week at Frost Arena. The Jacks open their schedule against Green Bay Nov. 9.

Women open year Tuesday

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor (He/him) November 2, 2021

​​The South Dakota State women’s basketball team hopes to pick up where  it left off, building off last season’s success as they open the 2021-22 campaign Tuesday against Green Bay.  SDSU...

Frost Area to undergo $50 million renovation

Frost Area to undergo $50 million renovation

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor (He/him) September 14, 2021

A record gift from First Bank & Trust will help pay for the $50 million renovation of Frost Arena. South Dakota State University Athletics announced on Monday plans to start the renovation and unveiled...

Its important to mix up your exercise routine. These students play intramural inner tube water polo in the Wellness Center pool. 

Students connect through intramurals

Skyler Jackson, Sports Editor (He/Him) August 24, 2021

Whether you were a former varsity athlete in high school or have never played organized sports before, joining an intramural league could prove to be an excellent decision for you. College is a big transition...

SDSU set to face Syracuse in NCAA Tournament

SDSU set to face Syracuse in NCAA Tournament

Evan Patzwald, Sports Reporter (He/him) March 16, 2021

The South Dakota State women’s basketball team earned their first at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament in school history and their 10th appearance overall as the bracket was announced Monday night.  “Having...

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Jacks close out regular season with win over Roos

Evan Patzwald, Sports Reporter February 28, 2021

The South Dakota State men’s basketball team set a school record for field goal percentage at 73.5% in an 89-77 win over Kansas City in their final regular season game of the season. The Jackrabbits...

Dominant inside presence gives SDSU win over Kansas City

Dominant inside presence gives SDSU win over Kansas City

Evan Patzwald, Sports Reporter February 27, 2021

The South Dakota State men’s basketball team only missed 14 shots throughout the entire game en route to a 67-49 win over Kansas City Friday night at Frost Arena. The Jackrabbits shot 24-of-38 from...

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