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Shrine Game offers opportunity to USD's Starr

Tyler Starr will get a chance to shine in the longest running college all-star game in the country. South Dakota's All-American linebacker accepted an invitation to play in the 89th East-West Shrine Game in late November, and will report to St. Petersburg, Fla. on Jan. 11. Not only is it going to be an opportunity for Starr to showcase his...
Filed Under Football | College

"New" NCAA BB Rules Will Favor Offense

It is time. South Dakota State's men and women play exhibition games Friday night at Frost Arena.  My Jayhawks supposedly have the best college player since Wilt Chamberlain.  The SF Washington girls should be pretty good. Hoops is here... and in the college game there are a couple of subtle rule tweaks this year that are supposed to make...
Filed Under Basketball | College

Game Day: South Dakota vs Illinois State

It looks like it's going to be a beautiful fall afternoon at the newly-renovated Hancock Stadium on the campus of Illinois State University. Game time temperature is expected to be around 54 degrees, with winds out of the west-northwest at around 20 mph. South Dakota (4-3, 3-1 MVFC), which ended its 18-game road losing streak with last week's...
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Must Win?

Even if South Dakota State does not win its football game on Saturday against Northern Iowa, the sun will still rise on Sunday and kittens will still be cute and Zingers will still be tasty. BUT... if the Jacks do beat the Panthers, it will be a sunnier, fuzzier, more delicious Sunday AND the Jacks will still have a shot at a spot in the FCS...
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Coyotes Hope To End Road Woes at UNI

With consecutive wins over Missouri State and Indiana State under its belt, the confidence level of the South Dakota football team is as high as it's been during the Joe Glenn era. The question now is whether the Coyotes (3-3, 2-1 MVFC) have managed to carry that momentum with them to Cedar Falls, Iowa for Saturday's match-up with No. 11/13...
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Coyotes MBB Picked 7th; Gruis Named All-Summit

The USD men's basketball team finished seventh in The Summit League last season (10-18, 5-12 SL), and it seems folks in and around the conference don't expect much of a change in 2013-14. Here's a look at the league's annual preseason poll - which is made up of votes from coaches, SIDs, and media - that was released on Wednesday: 2013-14...
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