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Goedert catches national attention with Eagles

Goedert catches national attention with Eagles

Jack Domandle, Sports Reporter

April 16, 2019

After his senior year at South Dakota State, Dallas Goedert was drafted at No. 49 in the 2018 NFL Draft and headed to Philadelphia.  The tight end from Britton, South Dakota, has been making plays and enjoying every second of the experience. The jump from playing at SDSU to the Eagles has been a b...

Defensive coordinator out, heads to Abilene Christian

Defensive coordinator out, heads to Abilene Christian

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

February 12, 2019

Make it two coordinators that South Dakota State will have to find. South Dakota State lost its offensive coordinator two weeks ago, and on Tuesday it was announced that the defensive coordinator has also packed his bags. Clint Brown, who served as the defensive coordinator for six seasons, will be headi...

Super Bowl LIII predictions

Super Bowl LIII predictions

STAFF

January 29, 2019

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-...

Eric Eidsness headed to Northern Illinois

Eric Eidsness headed to Northern Illinois

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

January 22, 2019

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...

Otzelberger, Johnston, Stiegelmeier ink contracts

Otzelberger, Johnston, Stiegelmeier ink contracts

Andrew Holtan, Sports Reporter

January 15, 2019

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...

Otzelberger inks extension

Otzelberger inks extension

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

December 18, 2018

Just days after long-time South Dakota State head football coach John Stiegelmeier received a five-year extension, it was announced that T.J. Otzelberger also received an extension. Otzelberger, who currently owns a 55-28 record while coaching the Jackrabbits, agreed to terms of a contract that wil...

Jacks fall in Fargo

Jacks fall in Fargo

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

December 15, 2018

FARGO – North Dakota State will be returning to Frisco, Texas for the seventh time in eight years after the Bison rolled the South Dakota State Jackrabbits 44-21 on Friday night. Easton Stick led the way for the Bison with 169 passing yards and a touchdown. But the story of the night came from th...

Jackrabbits and Bison fight for FCS Championship spot

Jackrabbits and Bison fight for FCS Championship spot

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

December 14, 2018

It’ll be a South Dakota State-North Dakota State showdown, but instead of the Dakota Marker on the line, the stakes will even be higher: a trip to the Football Championship Subdivision National Championship. SDSU (10-2, 6-2) advanced to its second FCS Semifinal in as many years after downing th...

Stiegelmeier inks five-year extension

Stiegelmeier inks five-year extension

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

December 12, 2018

On Wednesday, South Dakota State announced that John Stiegelmeier had agreed to and signed a five-year extension. Stiegelmeier, the winningest coach in school history, has been the Jackrabbit head coach for 22 years and if the contract is honored, he will serve for 27. In his 22-year coaching tenure,...

Headed to semis: Jacks take down Kennesaw State Owls

Headed to semis: Jacks take down Kennesaw State Owls

Andrew Holtan, Sports Reporter

December 8, 2018

Taryn Christion didn’t have the best game of his career, but when South Dakota State needed him to step up, he did. The senior quarterback from Sioux Falls led the Jackrabbits to a 27-17 victory over the Kennesaw State Owls in the FCS Playoffs quarterfinal in Kennesaw, Georgia. “I credit ...

Jacks set to travel to Kennesaw for a game of firsts

Jacks set to travel to Kennesaw for a game of firsts

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

December 8, 2018

It’ll be the third year straight where the South Dakota State Jackrabbits will compete in the Football Championship Subdivision quarterfinals. This time around, it will be a series of firsts. The Jackrabbits will travel to Kennesaw, Georgia to take on the Owls for the first-ever meeting. It will...

Jackrabbits blow past Duquesne, advance to quarterfinals

Jackrabbits blow past Duquesne, advance to quarterfinals

Landon Dierks

December 2, 2018

Blowing snow and below-freezing temperatures did little to slow down the fifth-seeded South Dakota State football team in its 51-6 win over Duquesne Saturday afternoon at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. SDSU blanked Duquesne for more than two quarters and earned a spot in the Football Championship Subdi...