The Collegian

Jackrabbit hopes for championship dead before they arrive

Jackrabbit hopes for championship dead before they arrive

Andrew Holtan

October 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

As I watched the South Dakota State football team Saturday, all I could think was “how is this happening?” How is a team that is so much more talented on paper getting dominated in all phases of the game? SDSU lost to Northern Iowa 38-18 in the 105th Hobo Day game. The Jacks fell behind 17-0 in the first ha...

Hobo Day loss triggers must-win game for Jacks football

Hobo Day loss triggers must-win game for Jacks football

Trenton Abrego

October 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

South Dakota State football wanted to be one of the top eight teams to get a bye during the playoffs. After their 38-18 Hobo Day defeat at the hands of the unranked Northern Iowa, that goal will be a lot tougher to achieve. Head coach John Stiegelmeier said the team can still achieve it, but it starts...

Tradition brings Jacks football team together

Tradition brings Jacks football team together

Carson Herbert

October 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

In the month leading up to Hobo Day, the South Dakota State football team has joined other members of the university and let their facial hair grow for the One Month Club. Coaches and players on the team have set their razors aside in the middle of the season in anticipation of the biggest one-day event...

Jacks carry momentum into Hobo Day game

Jacks carry momentum into Hobo Day game

Trenton Abrego

October 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

In the 105th Hobo Day game, the No. 7 South Dakota State Jacks will be favored against the unranked Northern Iowa Panthers. SDSU will be fresh off their 49-14 win Southern Illinois. The win moved the Jacks up two spots in the FCS STATS poll. Head coach John Stiegelmeier said he believes his team is ...

Remembering the top five football games in Hobo Day history

Remembering the top five football games in Hobo Day history

Andrew Holtan

October 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

The South Dakota State football team will host Northern Iowa in the 105th Hobo Day game. The first Hobo Day game was Nov. 2, 1912, when then South Dakota State College defeated Yankton College 6-3. This will be the third time the Jacks will play the Panthers on Hobo Day. The teams have split the tw...

‘Tight fit’ causes hundreds of students to relocate parking for SDSU game day

‘Tight fit’ causes hundreds of students to  relocate parking for SDSU game day

Makenzie Huber

October 2, 2017


Filed under News

About 800 parking spots in the biggest parking lot on campus were evacuated for the first home football game Sept. 16. Students parked in different lots, or farther south in the lot. This will continue for the Southeast Lot during the next four home football games. Noah Anderson, sophomore electrical engineer...

Construction makes parking a mess— especially on game day.

Construction makes parking a mess— especially on game day.

Editorial Board

September 29, 2017


Filed under Editorial

If you want to talk parking issues with a South Dakota State student, be prepared for a heated rant about being late to class after circling for 20 minutes to find a spot. This year, construction has taken its toll on Brookings. First with Sixth Street construction and now campus is under the...

Jackrabbit athletics dedicate time in community, internationally

Jackrabbit athletics dedicate time in community, internationally

Andrew Holtan

September 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

South Dakota State students and fans know many athletes on campus for what they do in their respective sports. Whether it’s the stats they put up, their win-loss record or the trophies they’ve won — but not many know what they do to help out locally, nationally and around the world. Senior wide...

Offensive line is ‘engine of the offense’

Offensive line is ‘engine of the offense’

Trenton Abrego

September 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

Expectations for the South Dakota State football team have never been higher and it’s all thanks to the offensive line.  “We like to call ourselves the engine of the offense — we power it, but you can’t see it from the outside,” said senior offensive lineman Jacob Ohnesorge.  Despite...

Jacks at full strength for top-five battle in Youngstown

Jacks at full strength for top-five battle in Youngstown

Trenton Abrego

September 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

Missouri Valley Conference play begins for the No. 4 South Dakota State Jackrabbits this weekend when they travel to Youngstown, Ohio to take on the No. 5 Youngstown State Penguins.  YSU (2-1) will be coming off a 59-9 thrashing over Central Connecticut State. The lone loss for the Penguins this year...

SDSU Football Against Drake

SDSU Football Against Drake

September 16, 2017


Filed under Galleries, Media

Jackrabbits top rival Coyotes on the road

By Marcus Traxler Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2013


Filed under News, Sports

VERMILLION — Agony and ecstasy in a matter of two plays.Thankfully for SDSU, the good feeling was the one that stuck. Winston Wright’s 80-yard interception return for a touchdown with 2:36 remaining allowed the Jackrabbits to pull away for a 27-12 win over rival USD Saturday.The win is the Jacks’ thi...