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‘Yotes top Jacks in double overtime

‘Yotes top Jacks in double overtime

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

January 6, 2019


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VERMILLION, S.D. — It took 40 minutes of regulation and two overtimes, but the South Dakota State women’s basketball team fell 105-98 at rival South Dakota on Sunday afternoon at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. Sunday’s loss marked the fifth consecutive time the Jackrabbits have fell to th...

Jacks open conference play with blowout win

Jacks open conference play with blowout win

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

December 28, 2018


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In its first Summit League conference game of the year, South Dakota State opened with a bang. The Jackrabbits (11-5, 1-0) defeated the Western Illinois Leathernecks (5-9, 0-1) 100-58. It was a group affair for scoring from the Jackrabbits. In total, six players scored double digits. David Jen...

Summit League regular season title up for grabs

Summit League regular season title up for grabs

Andrew Holtan

April 25, 2018


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A three-game series sweep of the Fort Wayne Mastodons moved the South Dakota State softball team into second place in the Summit League. The Jacks’ (27-12, 8-3) offense was red hot, outscoring the Mastodons 26-9 in the three games. “We were hot from top to bottom. I think we almost hit .400 as...

Jacks drop two against ORU, set sights on Fort Wayne

Jacks drop two against ORU, set sights on Fort Wayne

Trenton Abrego

April 25, 2018


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Over the weekend, South Dakota State dropped two of their three games to the Summit League-leading Oral Roberts Golden Eagles. It was an improvement from their earlier series, where the Golden Eagles swept the Jackrabbits. The Jacks won the first game 3-1, then the Golden Eagles struck back with 7-3 ...

Home opener pushed back again, Jacks prepare for Bison

Home opener pushed back again, Jacks prepare for Bison

Andrew Holtan

April 11, 2018


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After having its home opener postponed April 3, the South Dakota State softball team claimed two victories in a three-game series against the South Dakota Coyotes. The games were supposed to be played in Brookings, but were moved due to weather. The teams played a double header April 5 in Omaha, Nebra...

Jacks complete first series sweep in Summit League play

Jacks complete first series sweep in Summit League play

Trenton Abrego

April 11, 2018


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The South Dakota State baseball team swept Fort Wayne over the weekend and moved up in the Summit League standings. In what was initially scheduled as a home game in Brookings, the Jacks (7-20, 5-5) were forced to travel to Joplin, Missouri. Against the Mastodons in Joplin, the Jacks were able to do so...

Softball home opener postponed, will play in Sioux Falls

Softball home opener postponed, will play in Sioux Falls

Andrew Holtan

April 4, 2018


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After winning two games in its first Summit League series March 30, the South Dakota State softball team was set to play its home opener against North Dakota April 3. However, it was postponed due to weather. The game will be played on May 1 instead. The Jacks were also supposed to play the South...

Jacks lose two out of three against Omaha, prepare for Fort Wayne

Jacks lose two out of three against Omaha, prepare for Fort Wayne

Trenton Abrego

April 4, 2018


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South Dakota State dropped two of three games to the Omaha Mavericks this weekend, but managed to avoid a sweep. The Jacks (4-19, 2-5) had 26 hits in the three games but they were unable to capitalize on their opportunities. SDSU left 35 runners stranded on base. “There were a couple cases where...

SDSU hopes great offense, experience lead to first tournament win

SDSU hopes great offense, experience lead to first tournament win

Andrew Holtan

March 14, 2018


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After winning the Summit League Men’s Basket ball Tournament March 6, South Dakota State earned a berth in the NCAA Basketball Tournament. SDSU found out Monday that it’s No. 12 seed and will face the Ohio State Buckeyes in the first round of the tournament. The Jacks (28-6,13-1) have won 11...