The Collegian

Top five sports moments of 2017-18

Top five sports moments of 2017-18

Andrew Holtan

April 25, 2018


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With finals next week and this being The Collegian’s last issue of the school year, I decided to take a look back at this year’s five most memorable moments in South Dakota State sports. 1. Seth Gross wins SDSU’s first-ever Division I Wrestling Championship Junior wrestler Seth Gross came up short i...

Jacks football: key losses, returnees

Jacks football: key losses, returnees

Trenton Abrego

April 25, 2018


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This is a breakdown of what the Jacks look like position by position. Quarterbacks Key returnee: Senior Taryn Christion Key loss: Dalton Douglas Christion connected on nine of his 17 attempts for 160 yards and two touchdowns during the Spring Game. “Taryn is still getting used to some of the receiv...

Second quarter lifts Jacks over Bison

Second quarter lifts Jacks over Bison

Trenton Abrego

March 4, 2018


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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Redshirt junior Macy Miller led the way for the second-seeded South Dakota State Jackrabbits to defeat the seventh-seeded North Dakota State Bison 87-62. Miller led all scorers with 19 points. For her, 19 points might be a lone point above her average, but it more than bridg...

Coach Stiegelmeier arrested for DUI

Coach Stiegelmeier arrested for DUI

March 1, 2018


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Head football coach John Stigelmeier was arrested for driving under the influence Jan. 27. He admits to driving under the influence and was stopped while driving from home about 11:30 p.m., going out to get food after working on his taxes all day. He said he hadn’t eaten all day and had some wine...

Football superstars prepare for draft, scouting combine

Football superstars prepare for draft, scouting combine

February 28, 2018


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Dallas Goedert and Jake Wieneke aim to pull off a first for the Jackrabbit football program. Never before have two South Dakota State players been drafted at the same time. But with two careers full of highlights and the intense preparation regimens they have undertaken since late December, Goedert...

Humphrey sees success in first season

Humphrey sees success in first season

Andrew Holtan

February 7, 2018


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After 41 years with head coach Brad Erickson, the South Dakota State swimming and diving teams have found a new leader. Doug Humphrey was hired in May 2017 and has been successful in his first season. The women are having their best season since 2001 with a record of 5-1, which is tied with Denver...

Super Bowl Predictions

January 31, 2018


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ANDREW HOLTAN Sports Editor Patriots. "Because Tom Brady and Bill Belichick are the best and there is no way the Eagles can repeat what they did against the Vikings." TRENTON ABREGO Sports Reporter Patriots. "Tom Brady versus Nick Foles? Give me Tom Brady every time. Quarterbacks aren...

Jacks dominate Wildcats, will face No. 1 James Madison in semifinals

Jacks dominate Wildcats, will face No. 1 James Madison in semifinals

Trenton Abrego

December 9, 2017


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BROOKINGS – Coming into the week, there was talk about the battle of the No. 6 South Dakota State offense versus the No. 20 New Hampshire defense, but only one side showed up on Saturday as the Jacks ran away from the Wildcats 56-14. The Jacks (11-2, 6-2) will now travel to Harrisonburg, Virginia ...

Jacks run away from Panthers in revenge game

Jacks run away from Panthers in revenge game

Trenton Abrego

December 1, 2017


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BROOKINGS – It was a revenge game at the Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium Saturday, and the No. 6 South Dakota State Jackrabbits flipped the script from their Hobo Day loss against No. 21 Northern Iowa Panthers in a 37-22 victory in front of 7,518 fans. Coming into the week, the Jacks made it apparent how to beat the...

Football seeks redemption against UNI in playoffs

Football seeks redemption against UNI  in playoffs

Trenton Abrego

November 29, 2017


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It’ll be a rematch between No. 6 South Dakota State and No. 21 Northern Iowa this weekend at the Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. This time, more is at stake as it will be a second-round Football Championship Subdivision Playoff game. The Northern Iowa Panthers are coming off a first-round 46-7 win over the No...

Football expectations higher than ever

Football expectations higher than ever

Chandler Holland

November 29, 2017


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It’s playoff time yet again in Brookings and expectations should be higher than ever. The Jacks are riding a five-game win streak into the playoffs. They don’t have to play North Dakota State at all unless they both reach the championship game in Frisco, Texas. This is why I believe the Jacks ...