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

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Centerfield Jocelyn Carrillo diving for a ball in the outfield. In 2023, Jocelyn had 164 at bats where she amounted to 52 hits, 37 runs, 7 homeruns, 36 RBIs and batting a .317 average.

JACKRABBIT SISTER ACT

Hannah Dutton, Reporter February 13, 2024

South Dakota State’s softball team includes three sisters from California- two of whom are established stars and a younger sibling who hopes to someday match her sisters’ accomplishments on the field. Jocelyn,...

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...

Jacks Club Hockey’s Dominic Palumbo handles the puck during the Jacks’ match against Waldorf Friday, Nov. 17, 2023. The Jacks defeated Waldorf once and lost once in their two-game series.

Jacks split series with Waldorf, head north to face Bison

Marshall Minihan, Sports Editor November 28, 2023

The Jacks edged out the Warriors 7-4 on Friday, Nov. 17 but suffered a 4-2 loss against them on Saturday, Nov. 18 at the Larson Ice Complex in Brookings, South Dakota. Game 1: The first goal of the...

Cross-Country expects big things

Cross-Country expects big things

Jordan Raddatz, Sports Reporter August 22, 2023

The South Dakota State men’s cross-country team expects plenty of competition this year as it tries to win an eighth-straight Summit League title. University of St. Thomas and North Dakota State University...

Jacks Prep for NISC Tournament

Jacks Prep for NISC Tournament

Brayden Byers, Managing Editor May 17, 2023

“Not over yet … one more weekend!” That’s what Jackrabbit softball coach Kristina McSweeney wrote on Twitter Sunday after South Dakota State earned a bid into the Postseason National Invitational...

Softball team closes regular season against USD

Softball team closes regular season against USD

Brayden Byers, Sports Reporter May 5, 2023

The South Dakota State softball team has clinched their third consecutive Summit League regular season title. This doesn’t mean their job is finished.“Yes, we're the number one seed. Yes, we won...

Jackrabbit tight end Tucker Kraft scores a touchdown against North Dakota State Nov. 6, 2021 at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium.

Packers select Tucker Kraft in third round of NFL Draft

Skyler Jackson, Co-Sports Editor (He/Him) April 28, 2023

Former South Dakota State tight end Tucker Kraft is heading to the Green Bay Packers. The Packers selected the Timber Lake native with the 15th pick in the third round, and 78th overall, in the NFL...

Tough road ahead: 10-game win streak on the line for baseball team

Tough road ahead: 10-game win streak on the line for baseball team

Brayden Byers, Sports Reporter April 25, 2023

The gauntlet begins. The South Dakota State Baseball team is heading into its toughest stretch of the season, matching up against two Big Ten opponents and the top team in the Summit League, all on...

Softball’s two wins bring in two Summit Peak Performers

Softball’s two wins bring in two Summit Peak Performers

Evan Patzwald, Co-Sports Editor (He/Him) April 25, 2023

After two wins at a neutral site in Fargo against UND, the South Dakota State softball team had two players named Summit League Peak Performers of the week for their performances. Infielder Rozelyn...

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...

Reece Arbogast pitches in the Jacks’ 8-4 win over Omaha last Friday at Erv Huether field in Brookings, SD, picking up his first win of the season.

Jacks carry seven-game winning streak

Evan Patzwald, Co-Sports Editor April 18, 2023

SDSU’s baseball team has won seven straight games and will look to carry that momentum into its matchup with Waldorf  on Wednesday and its series with St. Thomas this weekend. The Jacks swept their...

Track sets multiple school, personal records last weekend

Track sets multiple school, personal records last weekend

Skyler Jackson, Co-Sports Editor April 18, 2023

COMPILED FROM GOJACKS.COM South Dakota State’s track teams capped off an active weekend that saw multiple school and personal records broken. Various athletes competed in three different events,...

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