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Track and Field sweeps UND, hosts meets this weekend

Track and Field sweeps UND, hosts meets this weekend

John Begeman, Sports Reporter

January 15, 2019


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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 93-54, while the women narrowly won 76-69. The afternoon was full of first-place finishes and perso...

Sports in Brief

Sports in Brief

Andrew Holtan

April 25, 2018


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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 Marco Paulo Castro, junior Elliot Ward and junior Alexander Reinke all won single points for th...

Athlete of the week: Haley Mottinger

Athlete of the week:  Haley Mottinger

Andrew Holtan

April 25, 2018


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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 of those victories came from Haley Mottinger, who won the 100-meter hurdle. This was the first time Mottinge...

Sports in Brief

Sports in Brief

Andrew Holtan

April 18, 2018


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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 Sam Zenner won the 200-meter dash with a time of 21.76 seconds and sophomore Micah Mather won the 3,0...

Weather displaces practices, games for spring sports

Weather displaces practices, games for spring sports

Andrew Holtan

April 11, 2018


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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 have their home opener April 3 and April 7, respectively. The softball game was postponed until May, a...

Sports in brief

Sports in brief

Andrew Holtan

April 4, 2018


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Equestrian The No. 4 ranked South Dakota State equestrian team defeated No. 2 University of Tennessee at Martin March 31 in Dallas, Texas on a tiebreaker 8-8 (2,267.25-1,894) to take third place at the United Equestrian Conference Championship. The Jacks fell to Southern Methodist University in th...

Sports in Brief

Sports in Brief

Andrew Holtan

February 14, 2018


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Track and Field This past weekend the SDSU track and field teams were successful when they hosted the SDSU Indoor Classic. Junior Kyle Burdick kicked things off for the Jacks by setting a personal best in the 3,000-meter race with a time of 8:07.26. He won the mile race as well with a time of 4...

Athlete of the week: Vanessa Lane

Athlete of the week: Vanessa Lane

Andrew Holtan

February 7, 2018


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Year: Senior Hometown: Pequot Lakes, Minnesota Major: Consumer Affairs The South Dakota State track and field team was in Lincoln, Nebraska Feb. 2 for the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational. Vanessa Lane participated in the pentathlon. She came in sixth place overall, but won the shot put after...

Successful runners strive to earn national titles

Successful runners strive to earn national titles

Natalie Hilden

October 25, 2017


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Junior track and field athletes Kyle Burdick and Rachel King had their best seasons running in 2016-2017. Burdick was named Summit League Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Year and King was named Summit League Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the year. Burdick had his second-best time in the 1,500 meter semif...