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Wednesday 04/29/2015
NFL draft has more questions than answers
Posted: April 29, 2015

The 2015 NFL Draft starts Thursday in Chicago. It’s a time of great joy for the league office as they dominate the news cycle and a time of great hope for both prospects and fan bases.

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Jacks continue to set records on the track
Posted: April 29, 2015

South Dakota State’s relay teams raced into school history at the Drake Relays Friday and Saturday, posting two records and six top-10 times. 

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Women’s golf takes second
Posted: April 29, 2015

The South Dakota State University women’s golf team played in the Summit League Championships last week in Monterey, Calif. The Jacks finished third out of the nine teams that participated.

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Jacks take 2 of 3 in Tulsa, hand ORU first ever Summit League series loss
Posted: April 29, 2015

The South Dakota State University baseball team failed to sweep the Summit-League best Oral Roberts University Golden Eagles after taking the first two games of the series that was played in Tulsa, Okla. over the weekend. The Jacks hold an overall record of 26-16 and a 13-8 mark in the Summit League.

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First year head coach brings a new attitude resulting in more wins
Posted: April 29, 2015

Jackrabbit softball has had its share of highs and lows this season, but the team’s success isn’t necessarily determined by wins and losses – at least not this year. 

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Softball sweeps IPFW at home to reach 20 wins
Updated: May 03, 2015 - 11:21 pm

6-game winning streak propels Jacks to highest victory total since 2006

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Football spring practice concludes with scrimmage
Updated: April 29, 2015 - 11:37 am

Sloppy play leaves many position battles open heading to summer

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Boever granted sixth year of eligibility
Updated: April 29, 2015 - 12:00 pm

There are fifth-year seniors and then there is Gabby Boever. 

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Wednesday 04/22/2015
Obligatory Tebow Column
Posted: April 22, 2015

That’s right ladies and gentlemen. The Mile High Messiah, Heaven’s Heisman, the “Football Jesus” is back in the NFL in a playing capacity.

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Lady Jacks to play in Paradise Jam
Posted: April 22, 2015

South Dakota State women’s basketball announced it will spend the 2015 Thanksgiving at the 16th Annual U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam at the University of the Virgin Islands in St. Thomas.

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MacDonald named to All Summit-League golf team
Posted: April 22, 2015

For her season-long performance that garnered her second straight appearance on the Summit League women’s golf All-conference second team, Sydney Macdonald is this week's Collegian Sports Athlete of the Week.

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Jackrabbits take on high level competition in California
Posted: April 22, 2015

The South Dakota State University men’s and women’s track teams put in some mileage this previous weekend, traveling to three meets in California, the Mt. Sac relays, the Bryan Clay Invite and the Beach Invitational, as well as the Sioux City Relays in Iowa. 

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Writer predicts NBA playoffs
Posted: April 22, 2015

The NBA Playoffs officially began on Saturday and we’re in for a treat.

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Jacks softball team falls to Western Illinois
Updated: April 22, 2015 - 11:39 am

Jackrabbit softball split a pair of pitchers’ duels on Saturday but watched as Western Illinois ran away from them with the win Sunday to take the series two games to one. 

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Golf prepares for Summit League
Posted: April 22, 2015

The South Dakota State men’s and women’s golf teams both participated in tournaments last week.

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Jacks baseball grabs sole possession of second in conference
Updated: April 22, 2015 - 11:45 am

The South Dakota State baseball squad claimed sole position of second place in the Summit League standings after breaking a two-way with Omaha by taking two of three from the Mavericks over the weekend. The Jacks also won a non-conference game against Dakota State University on Wednesday, April 15.

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Wednesday 04/15/2015
SDSU takes first at Jackrabbit Stampede Rodeo
Updated: April 15, 2015 - 12:53 pm

South Dakota State University’s Rodeo men’s team placed first overall in the 2015 Jackrabbit Stampede Rodeo from April 10th to 11th with a total of 830 points. The women’s team finished in second place being 320 points behind Dickinson State’s 480 points.

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Spieth Masters the competition
Posted: April 15, 2015

By this point we all know Jordan Spieth’s name. After falling just short at the Masters last year to Bubba Watson, Spieth went on a hot streak leading up to take the green jacket this year.

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Life on the road for SDSU baseball
Posted: April 15, 2015

For South Dakota State’s Jackrabbit baseball team, long and frequent road trips are as unavoidable as wearing blue and gold caps.

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Jacks baseball goes on hot streak at home
Posted: April 15, 2015

On April 1 the SDSU baseball team opened its home season with a doubleheader sweep of the Dakota Wesleyan University Tigers. The Jackrabbits won the first game by a score of 5-1 and were victorious 13-6 in the nightcap.

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Softball drops series to Bison in Fargo
Posted: April 15, 2015

South Dakota State softball dropped three games to the defending champion North Dakota State Bison over the weekend in Fargo, N.D. after a series win against Omaha had them at .500 just one week ago.

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Women's rugby players make regional team
Posted: April 15, 2015

The South Dakota State women’s rugby team had a big weekend as they sent six members and one alumni to join the Prairie States Select Side regional team and won a five-team sevens tournament in Sioux Falls with their remaining members.

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Jacks Track impress at Jim Duncan Invite
Posted: April 15, 2015

The men and women’s track teams won a team title this weekend at the Jim Duncan Invite in Des Moines, Iowa. This was the first of two meets that the Jackrabbits will compete in at Drake Stadium this year.

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Wednesday 04/01/2015
SDSU Mens golf swings into spring
Updated: April 01, 2015 - 1:04 pm

South Dakota State sophomore Grant Smith of the Jackrabbits men’s golf team tied for 14th Monday at the 2015 Seahawk Intercollegiate tournament hosted by the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

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SDSU golf team remain competitive as spring begins
Updated: April 01, 2015 - 12:58 pm

Women’s golf junior Sydney MacDonald earned her first Summit League Golfer of the Week honor of the season and second of her career after helping the Jackrabbits to their second tournament title of the season.

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Equestrian finishes challenging year at conference tournament
Posted: April 01, 2015

The SDSU equestrian team finished off their spring schedule and competition for the year with a pair of losses at the United Equestrian Conference tournament in Fresno, Cal. to Fresno State and New Mexico State.  The Jacks finished 2014-15 with a 6-9 record.

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Track teams begin outdoor seasons
Posted: April 01, 2015

The South Dakota State Jackrabbits started the outdoor season track schedule in two different places this weekend.

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Four teams at SDSU football Pro-day to check out Zenner, other SD prospects
Posted: April 01, 2015

NFL scouts from the Indianapolis Colts, Jacksonville Jaguars, Miami Dolphins and Minnesota Vikings all turned up at SDSU’s Pro Day on March 25 to watch Jack Sherlock, Justin Syrovatka, Melvin Taveras and Zach Zenner show off their skills beside other South Dakota based prospects.

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Larsen leading resurgent Rabbits
Posted: April 01, 2015

For her performance this past weekend, as well as during the season as a whole to this point, Devan Larsen is this week’s Collegian Sports' Athlete of the Week.

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Jackrabbit baseball sweeps Mastodons in Indiana
Posted: April 01, 2015

 Jacks move up in Summit Leauge standings, prepare for home opener

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Kentucky moves ever closer to a 40-0 record for the season
Posted: April 01, 2015

Before the NCAA men’s basketball tournament this year, the major talk was Kentucky versus the field. This might seem like an insult to the other 67 teams in the field, given the upset nature of the tournament, but given their undefeated record and otherworldly talent level, the Wildcats made it a legitimate discussion.

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Jacks blast their way past Dakota Wesleyan
Updated: April 01, 2015 - 1:17 pm

Softball nears home opener

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Jacks win seventh annual Summit League “Food Fight”
Posted: April 01, 2015

For the third consecutive year, South Dakota State captured the Summit League “Food Fight” title, collecting over 34,600 pounds of food and increasing its total from last year by over 9,000 pounds.

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Thursday 03/26/2015
Softball sweeps Dakota Wesleyan University
Posted: March 26, 2015

The South Dakota State University softball team swept the Dakota Wesleyan University Tigers in a double-header on Thursday afternoon in Mitchell, S.D. The Jackrabbits outscored the Tigers by a total of 25-4 in the twin bill that included a 14-2 victory in five innings followed by an 11-2 win in six innings.

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Wednesday 03/25/2015
Men’s basketball run ends at Vanderbilt
Updated: March 25, 2015 - 1:53 pm

The South Dakota State Men’s Basketball team’s season ended Friday after they fell to the Vanderbilt Commodores 92-77 in the second round of the National Invitational Tournament at Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, Tenn.

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Cinderella didn’t get invited to the ball
Posted: March 25, 2015

One of the many things about the NCAA men’s basketball tournament that draws people in is the advancement of an underdog, a Cinderella, if you will, as they defeat heavily favored opponents from power conferences. The excitement builds even more if they can advance to the second weekend, but this year’s Sweet Sixteen is, sadly, devoid of the traditional Cinderella story.

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Baseball wins two at Western Illinois
Posted: March 25, 2015

The South Dakota State University baseball team earned its first conference wins of their season as the Jacks went 2-1 in a conference series against the Western Illinois University Leathernecks.

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Lacrosse club team find chances to compete
Updated: March 25, 2015 - 1:50 pm

 The fastest growing sport in North America is also one of the oldest.  Lacrosse descends from a stickball game played by Native American tribes as far back as the 14th century.  European settlers modified the sport, establishing the basis for how lacrosse is played today. 

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SDSU women's basketball season comes to an end
Posted: March 25, 2015

The South Dakota State women’s basketball season came to a close on Friday afternoon in Corvallis, Ore. as they fell victim to the Oregon State Beavers, the No. 3 seed in the Spokane region of the 2015 Women’s NCAA National Championship Tournament, by a score of 74-62. SDSU entered the tournament as the No. 14 seed in the Spokane region and finished with a record of 24-9.

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SDSU sends three wrestlers to NCAA championships
Posted: March 25, 2015

Cody Pack came within one win of giving South Dakota State wrestling their first ever Division I All-American as Pack, Nate Rotert and J.J. Everard competed at the NCAA Wrestling Championships last Thursday and Friday.

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Wirth earns all-American honors
Posted: March 25, 2015

After finishing 15th in the high jump at the NCAA indoor track and field championships and being named a second-team all-American, SDSU track and field athlete Mary Wirth is this week’s Collegian Sports Athlete of the Week.

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Golf hosts tournament in Nevada, win in Florida
Updated: March 25, 2015 - 1:45 pm

The South Dakota State women’s golf team finished second and the men’s team sixth at the 2015 Jackrabbit Invitational Tuesday, March 17th.

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Softball snags a win at IUPUI in first conference series
Updated: March 25, 2015 - 1:46 pm

The South Dakota State softball team opened conference play in Indianapolis this past weekend, going 1-2 against Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis.

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Wirth garners second All-American honor
Posted: March 25, 2015

South Dakota State senior Mary Wirth competed in her first indoor national meet after claiming her second Summit League Championship in five years.

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Friday 03/20/2015
Women's basketball to make sixth women's NCAA appearance
Updated: March 20, 2015 - 12:22 pm

The South Dakota State University women’s basketball team is set to return to the big dance. They will take on the No. 3 seed in the Spokane, Wash. region, the Oregon State University Beavers on Friday afternoon at 4 p.m. Central Time. The Jacks enter the NCAA Tournament as the No. 14 seed in the Spokane, Wash. region.

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Wednesday 03/18/2015
Player of the Week: Cody Pack
Updated: March 18, 2015 - 12:42 pm

After claiming an individual championship at the Western Wrestling Conference and garnering a five seed in the 157-pound bracket at the NCAA tournament, Cody Pack is this week’s Collegian Sports Athlete of the Week.

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MLB coming back to the plate
Posted: March 18, 2015

I saw my first robin on Sunday and Opening Day for Major League Baseball is less than three weeks away – I can’t wait.

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March Madness is back
Posted: March 18, 2015

It’s that time of year again. It is time for the nation to be swept away by the frenzy of college basketball games that bring us major upsets and a wide array of craziness. March Madness is here.

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Baseball runs spring break gauntlet, open conference play fixed against Omaha
Posted: March 18, 2015

The South Dakota State University baseball team played 10 games in 12 days, including opening up Summit League action, over spring break.

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