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Officials break ground on the First Bank & Trust Arena project, June 2, 2022.

Groundbreaking ceremony marks transition to new arena

Brina Sturm and Mara Wheaton June 2, 2022

Today at 4 p.m., a new era for Jackrabbit athletics was marked by the groundbreaking ceremony of First Bank & Trust Arena, taking the place of what is currently Frost Arena. The project was first...

President Barry Dunn addresses State FFA Convention attendees while outgoing State FFA Treasurer Paige Lehrkamp, left, and outgoing State FFA Sentinel Trinity Peterson look on.

State FFA returns to Frost Arena

Chloe Risse, Reporter April 27, 2022

Over 2,400 high school FFA students were on South Dakota State University’s campus this week to compete in 16 different contests at the 94th annual State FFA Convention, April 24-26. The CDE (career...

SDSU receives $10 million donation

SDSU receives $10 million donation

Evan Patzwald and Jake Weber November 16, 2021

South Dakota State University received an anonymous $10 million donation toward First Bank & Trust Arena last week, advancing preparations to get the project approved by the Board of Regents. The...

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...

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