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South Dakota State University's Independent Student-Run Newspaper Since 1885

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Jaxon (10) and Jadon (1) walk with their parents during a celebration honoring the seniors on the football team before their game against Missouri State at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium in Brookings Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023.

DOUBLE TROUBLE

Jon Akre, Sports Reporter November 28, 2023

Heading into last season’s national championship game, Jackrabbit nation had many questions surrounding the careers of veteran players on the team. Two of the notable players that hadn’t made an announcement...

Springing Forward: With spring season over, Jacks look ahead to summer

Springing Forward: With spring season over, Jacks look ahead to summer

Skyler Jackson, Co-Sports Editor (He/Him) April 25, 2023

After 15 practices over the last month, South Dakota State football culminated its spring season Saturday with its annual Spring Game.  Jackrabbit fans packed the Sanford Jackrabbit Athletic Complex...

South Dakota States Isaiah Davis stiff-arms Delawares Riah Burton in a FCS second-round playoff game at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium.

Isaiah Davis showcasing his skills as featured back

Marshall Minihan, Sports Reporter December 16, 2022

Isaiah Davis has showcased his skills throughout his Jackrabbit career. But South Dakota State's star tailback has been the undisputed featured back for the first time this season and he leads his team...

Jackrabbits earn No. 1 seed in FCS playoffs

Jackrabbits earn No. 1 seed in FCS playoffs

Marshall Minihan, Sports Reporter November 23, 2022

The South Dakota State Jackrabbits are headed back to the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs for the 11th straight season. And after the best regular season in program history, SDSU earned the...

Football faces final opponent of regular-season play

Football faces final opponent of regular-season play

Marshall Minihan, Sports Reporter November 8, 2022

South Dakota State will play its final game of the regular season against the Illinois State Redbirds at 2 p.m. Nov. 12 at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium for senior night. The Jacks return home after sneaking...

No. 1 Jacks survive UNI on last-second field goal

No. 1 Jacks survive UNI on last-second field goal

Marshall Minihan, Sports Reporter November 5, 2022

The South Dakota State football team managed to survive a scare Saturday in Cedar Falls against Northern Iowa, as the Jacks beat the Panthers 31-28 on a game-winning Hunter Dustman field goal. Dustman's...

Cornerback DyShawn Gales in the Jacks 49-7 Hobo Day win over Indiana State in front of 19,041 fans at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. The turnout was the third-most since the stadium opened in 2016.

Jacks’ head into game with Northern Iowa with longest win streak since 2004

Skyler Jackson, Co-Sports Editor November 1, 2022

The South Dakota State football team is back on the road Saturday, as the Jackrabbits head to Cedar Falls to take on Northern Iowa. The top-ranked Jackrabbits (8-1, 6-0 Missouri Valley Football Conference)...

No. 1 Jackrabbits roll Indiana State on Hobo Day

No. 1 Jackrabbits roll Indiana State on Hobo Day

Marshall Minihan, Sports Reporter October 30, 2022

The South Dakota State football team gave fans a lot to cheer for on Hobo Day, scoring touchdowns on each of their first seven possessions en route to a 49-7 blowout win against Indiana State. 19,041...

Fischer bounces back

Fischer bounces back

Jake Weber, Sports Reporter October 25, 2022

Hailee Fischer has experienced some of the lowest lows a collegiate athlete can go through.  Multiple, severe leg injuries had kept her off the soccer field for much of her career. But despite the...

Hobo Showdown

Hobo Showdown

Cooper Kanthak, Sports Reporter October 25, 2022

The SDSU football team is back in action at home this week at the Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium after traveling to North Dakota for the past two weeks to battle against NDSU and UND, which both resulted in...

Second-half comeback leads to Jacks win over UND

Second-half comeback leads to Jacks win over UND

Marshall Minihan, Sports Reporter October 24, 2022

Despite trailing by two touchdowns early, the South Dakota State Jackrabbit football team rallied in the second half to defeat No. 20 North Dakota 49-35 Saturday in Grand Forks.  The top-ranked Jackrabbits...

South Dakota State running back Amar Johnson carries the ball in a Missouri Valley Conference football game against USD at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium.

Jacks beat Bison for third straight year

Cooper Kanthak, Sports Reporter October 17, 2022

The SDSU football team keeps the Dakota Marker and has taken over the No. 1 ranking as the 2nd-ranked defeated the #1 ranked NDSU Bison 23-21 at the Fargodome. It was the first time these two teams...

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