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Jackrabbit football season by the numbers

Jackrabbit football season by the numbers

Skyler Jackson, Sports Editor (He/him) January 11, 2022

The South Dakota State football team’s hopes of winning its first-ever national championship were ended in the FCS semifinals last month. After finishing as the national runner-up in the spring season...

Jackrabbits’ season ends at Montana State

Jackrabbits’ season ends at Montana State

Skyler Jackson, Sports Editor (He/Him) December 18, 2021

South Dakota State’s playoff run came to an end Saturday in the FCS Semifinals with a 31-17 loss to eighth-seeded Montana State at a sold-out Bobcat Stadium. With the loss, the Jacks finish the season...

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Jacks beat Villanova, advance to FCS semifinals

Skyler Jackson, Sports Editor (He/Him) December 11, 2021

For the fourth time in program history, the South Dakota State Jackrabbits advance to the final four of the FCS playoffs. After trailing at the half, the Jackrabbits (11-3) scored 21 unanswered points...

Wes Genant prepares for life after SDSU

Wes Genant prepares for life after SDSU

Josiah Tinklenberg, Sports Reporter November 30, 2021

Wes Genant has been around the SDSU football team for quite some time. At 6 feet, 4 inches tall and 300 lbs, the Parkston, South Dakota, native has embraced the opportunity of playing for the Jackrabbits. Genant...

Jacks to face Sac State in second round

Jacks to face Sac State in second round

Skyler Jackson, Sports Editor November 30, 2021

The South Dakota State Jackrabbits will look to keep their national title hopes alive this weekend as they travel to Hornet Stadium Saturday, Dec. 4 to take on Sacramento State. The Jackrabbits are...

Jacks face UC Davis in first round of FCS playoffs

Jacks face UC Davis in first round of FCS playoffs

Skyler Jackson, Sports Editor (He/Him) November 21, 2021

For the tenth consecutive season, the South Dakota State Jackrabbits are heading to the FCS playoffs. Announced Sunday at the NCAA Selection Show, they'll host UC Davis in the first round Saturday,...

Jacks beat UND in regular season finale

Jacks beat UND in regular season finale

Skyler Jackson, Sports Editor (He/Him) November 20, 2021

The South Dakota State Jackrabbits needed a win Saturday to secure a spot in the FCS playoffs for the tenth consecutive year. The lowest attendance in Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium this season (8,135) saw...

Jacks face UND to end regular season

Jacks face UND to end regular season

Skyler Jackson, Sports Editor November 16, 2021

It’s the final game of the regular season for the South Dakota State Jackrabbits as they return home to Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium Saturday to take on North Dakota. The No. 12 Jackrabbits (7-3, 4-3...

ISSUES: Sesame Street, loan forgiveness and more

ISSUES: Sesame Street, loan forgiveness and more

Editorial Board November 16, 2021

A lot of stuff happened this week. Really though, there were quite a few topics the Editorial Board had to choose from this week and, well, we’re not always a decisive group. So, instead of choosing...

Regents need to OK alcohol sales for college gameday

Brandon Frizzell, Opinion Reporter November 16, 2021

The Students’ Association will soon be considering a resolution to encourage the Board of Regents to change the policy on alcohol sales in athletic venues. Mirroring resolutions will be submitted to...

Jacks quarterback Chris Oladokun in action against North Dakota State Nov. 6. After losing a heartbreaker to USD, the Jacks hope to rebound in their final regular season game against North Dakota.

Jacks lose heartbreaker to USD

Skyler Jackson, Sports Editor (He/Him) November 14, 2021

For the first time in nearly two years, the South Dakota Showdown series returned to the DakotaDome Saturday, with the Jackrabbits losing a heartbreaker to South Dakota on a Hail Mary pass on the final...

The Jackrabbits and Coyotes last played at Dana J. Dykhouse stadium in 2018, because the 2020 game was canceled by the pandemic. On Saturday, the teams renew their rivalry in the DakotaDome.

Ranked Jacks, Coyotes to face off

Marshall Minihan, Sports Reporter November 9, 2021

The South Dakota Showdown Series returns for the first time in nearly two years, as the No. 4 Jackrabbits will head to Vermillion to take on the No. 19 South Dakota Coyotes Nov. 13 in the DakotaDome. This...

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