The Collegian

Strong first half propels Jacks to sixth straight win

Strong first half propels Jacks to sixth straight win

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor January 16, 2022

The SDSU men’s basketball team (15-4, 6-0) got off to a blazing start in the first frame of the game, taking a 20-point lead midway through the half en route to an 80-62 over Denver (6-14, 2-5). The...

Men crush USD, remain perfect in Summit

Men crush USD, remain perfect in Summit

Skyler Jackson, Sports Editor (He/Him) January 11, 2022

The South Dakota State Jackrabbits were back in action Saturday night at Frost Arena, scoring the first 11 points of the game before cruising to an 84-65 win against South Dakota. It was USD’s first...

Women’s struggles continue in lopsided loss to Coyotes

Women’s struggles continue in lopsided loss to Coyotes

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor January 11, 2022

The big rivalry between the South Dakota State (8-8, 4-1 Summit) and South Dakota (12-4, 5-0 Summit) women’s basketball teams took place Saturday in Vermillion. USD dominated nearly the entire game,...

Jackrabbits take down No. 22 UNI

Jackrabbits take down No. 22 UNI

Jordon Schoenrock, Reporter January 11, 2022

The South Dakota State wrestling team opened its Big 12 conference schedule Sunday with a 27-13 win in a dual against 22nd-ranked Northern Iowa. In what was initially scheduled to be a Triangular event...

Jackrabbits’ season ends at Montana State

Jackrabbits’ season ends at Montana State

Skyler Jackson, Sports Editor (He/Him) December 18, 2021

South Dakota State’s playoff run came to an end Saturday in the FCS Semifinals with a 31-17 loss to eighth-seeded Montana State at a sold-out Bobcat Stadium. With the loss, the Jacks finish the season...

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Jacks beat Villanova, advance to FCS semifinals

Skyler Jackson, Sports Editor (He/Him) December 11, 2021

For the fourth time in program history, the South Dakota State Jackrabbits advance to the final four of the FCS playoffs. After trailing at the half, the Jackrabbits (11-3) scored 21 unanswered points...

Wes Genant prepares for life after SDSU

Wes Genant prepares for life after SDSU

Josiah Tinklenberg, Sports Reporter November 30, 2021

Wes Genant has been around the SDSU football team for quite some time. At 6 feet, 4 inches tall and 300 lbs, the Parkston, South Dakota, native has embraced the opportunity of playing for the Jackrabbits. Genant...

Selland returns from season-ending injury

Selland returns from season-ending injury

Skyler Jackson, Sports Editor (He/Him) November 30, 2021

For the first time in over nine months, Myah Selland made her long-awaited return to the court last week. The redshirt junior made her first appearance this season in the Gulf Coast Showcase Nov. 26...

Jacks face UC Davis in first round of FCS playoffs

Jacks face UC Davis in first round of FCS playoffs

Skyler Jackson, Sports Editor (He/Him) November 21, 2021

For the tenth consecutive season, the South Dakota State Jackrabbits are heading to the FCS playoffs. Announced Sunday at the NCAA Selection Show, they'll host UC Davis in the first round Saturday,...

Jacks beat UND in regular season finale

Jacks beat UND in regular season finale

Skyler Jackson, Sports Editor (He/Him) November 20, 2021

The South Dakota State Jackrabbits needed a win Saturday to secure a spot in the FCS playoffs for the tenth consecutive year. The lowest attendance in Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium this season (8,135) saw...

A striking season: Thielbar looks back on successful season

A striking season: Thielbar looks back on successful season

Skyler Jackson, Sports Editor (He/Him) November 16, 2021

At age 34, South Dakota State alum Caleb Thielbar just put together his best season yet. After not playing any major league ball for more than five years, the 6-foot southpaw made his long-awaited return...

Jacks looking to finish strong after losses

Jacks looking to finish strong after losses

Chloe Risse, Reporter November 16, 2021

The Jackrabbit volleyball team is looking to finish the season strong after losing its final two home games of the season last week. Omaha and Denver, two of the top Summit League teams, traveled to...

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