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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 26, 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...

Jacks comeback attempt falls short in loss to Bison

Jack’s comeback attempt falls short in loss to Bison

Evan Patzwald, Sports Reporter February 20, 2021

First place in the Summit League was on the line for the South Dakota State men’s basketball team Saturday night in Fargo, ND. SDSU (13-6, 7-3) outscored the NDSU (12-10, 10-4) 37-17 in the final 13...

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Jackrabbits beat Bison in final seconds

Evan Patzwald, Sports Reporter February 19, 2021

A game-winning 3-pointer from the Nebraska transfer, Charlie Easley in the final seconds gave SDSU a 68-67 win over rival NDSU Friday night. The Jackrabbits and Bison were tied at 65 with just under...

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Jacks drop first game of back-to-back against Oral Roberts

Evan Patzwald, Sports Reporter February 14, 2021

For the second weekend in a row, South Dakota State lost on night one of back-to-back games. Oral Roberts (11-8, 8-3) dominated SDSU (11-5, 5-2) in the second half en route to a 103-86 win. The Jackrabbits...

Womens basketball team powers past Oral Roberts

Women’s basketball team powers past Oral Roberts

Evan Patzwald, Reporter February 14, 2021

A perfect second quarter from the South Dakota State women’s basketball team allowed them to get ahead early and propelled the Jackrabbits to a road victory over Oral Roberts Saturday afternoon.  SDSU...

Men’s basketball splits games

Men’s basketball splits games

Isaac Hanson, Sports Reporter February 10, 2021

A slow opening to the night’s game kept South Dakota State (11-4, 5-1) from overtaking the Coyotes (11-7, 9-1) as USD slipped by 64-56 in the South Dakota Showdown Series opening game. It was the Coyotes...

Opinion: Sporting figures using their voices for good isnt a bad thing

Opinion: Sporting figures using their voices for good isn’t a bad thing

Sydney Smith, Reporter (She/Her) September 29, 2020

Sports and politics. Two of the most dominating, discussed and debated topics in the U.S. It’s hard to have a civil conversation about either of these interests and their opposing sides without getting...

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