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Norris Rewarding Coyotes' Patience

Trey Norris is proof that good things come to those who wait. Despite the best efforts of the coaching staff, Norris didn't initially pick South Dakota. But he's here now. And he's making a huge impact for the Coyotes. The traditional role of the point guard is to distribute, find teammates and control the flow of the game. But Norris has...
Filed Under Basketball | College

Stig's Office

We would knock politely and then just walk right in.  He always says it is not really his office.  It belongs to all of us.  (First indication of the We before the I.) Nice office, though... floor to ceiling windows on two sides with the sun pouring in and a full view of the football stadium. Big bookcase on one wall... coaching, philosophy,...
Filed Under Football | College

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...
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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...
Filed Under Football | College

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...
Filed Under Football | College | South Dakota State University