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Reid Pierzinski was named the TicketSmarter Summit League Men’s Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week Tuesday. He finished first place in the 400-meter hurdles at teh John McDonnell Invitational in Fayetteville, Arkansas over the weekend. His time of 51.18 was a career-best.

Track teams notch over 30 top-five finishes over weekend

Marshall Minihan, Sports Reporter April 12, 2022

The South Dakota State track team competed in two events last weekend, one in Fayetteville, Arkansas for the John McDonnell Invitational meet and another in Mankato, Minnesota for the Minnesota Open and...

Runner overcomes delay to fulfill Jackrabbit dream

Runner overcomes delay to fulfill Jackrabbit dream

Marshall Minihan, Sports Reporter April 5, 2022

Jared Wipf was in high school in the small town of Tea when the pandemic started, which ended up canceling the track and field season in his senior year. It was a development that put his future at...

Jackrabbits impress in home track meets

Jackrabbits impress in home track meets

Marshall Minihan, Reporter January 26, 2022

The South Dakota State Jackrabbits hosted two track meets over the weekend: the D2 Invitational Friday and the Jim Emmerich Alumni Invitational Saturday at the Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex. In...

Senior Daniel Clarke ran the 60-meter dash during the Last Chance track meet held at the Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex.

Track athletes break records in last regular season meet

Bodie Bice, Sports Reporter February 23, 2021

Just like the weather, the South Dakota State University men’s and women’s track and field teams are warming up heading into the indoor postseason.  The Jacks showcased this at their Last Chance...

Track athletes ready for return after shortened season

Track athletes ready for return after shortened season

Sydney Smith, Sports Reporter (She/Her) November 17, 2020

The South Dakota State University track team has been constantly preparing for their long-awaited return to competition, and this year holds both an indoor and outdoor season in their future. After their...

Track and field excels at SDSU Last Chance

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor February 16, 2019

17-feet. That’s what Trent Francom jumped in the pole vault for the third time in his collegiate track career.   Francom is the only Jackrabbit to reach the 17-foot mark. It wasn’t just...

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Junior Kyle Burdick runs in the mens 3,000 meter run during the SDSU Indoor Classic last year.

Jacks continue to break personal bests

John Begeman, Sports Reporter February 6, 2019

It was a busy weekend for the track and field team as athletes were spread out competing at three different locations. Most athletes competed in the Dakota Realty Alumni Meet in Vermillion, others in...

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Track and Field sweeps UND, hosts meets this weekend

John Begeman, Sports Reporter January 15, 2019

It was a sweep for the South Dakota State Jackrabbits who continued their indoor season winning a dual against the North Dakota Fighting Hawks Saturday, Jan. 12. The men outscored the Fighting Hawks...

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Junior Skyler Monaghan runs in the second heat of the men’s 400 meter dash during the South Dakota Invitational meet April 10 at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion.

Sports in Brief

Andrew Holtan April 25, 2018

Men's Tennis SDSU’s men’s tennis team won their first and only match of the season April 20 when they defeated Augustana 5-2. The Jacks fell to Oral Roberts 5-2 April 21 and Denver 7-0 April 22. Senior...

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Sophomore Haley Mottinger competes in the women’s 100 meter hurdles during the SD Invitational meet April 11 at USD. Mottinger placed 10th with a time of 15.54.

Athlete of the week: Haley Mottinger

Andrew Holtan April 25, 2018

Year: Sophomore Hometown: Willmar, Minnesota Major: Early Childhood Education South Dakota State’s track and field team participated in the Northern State Twilight April 20 and won 15 events. One...

Sports in Brief

Sports in Brief

Andrew Holtan April 18, 2018

Track and Field The South Dakota State men’s and women’s track and field teams traveled to Vermillion April 11 to participate in the USD Invite. Two athletes and one relay team won for the Jacks. Sophomore...

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Junior Ali Herdliska bunts during practice April 10 in the SJAC. The team has been forced o practice inside due to inclement weather.

Weather displaces practices, games for spring sports

Andrew Holtan April 11, 2018

The spring sports at South Dakota State have been in action for more than two months, but they have been unable to practice outside due to weather. The SDSU softball and baseball teams were supposed to...

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