Tom Nieman

MidcoSN Podcast: Benchwarmers Episode 1

Tom Billeter Head Coach of Augustana Men's basketball; Tom Savage of Badlands Speedway; and Mark Ovenden, Sports Director of KDLT-TV in Sioux Falls join host, Tom Nieman to discuss sports on the first episode of Benchwarmers on Midco Sports Network.
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MidcoSN Podcast: New SDSU Men's Basketball Coach TJ Otzelberger

The search for a new men's basketball head coach is complete at South Dakota State. Former Iowa State assistant, TJ Otzelberger, takes over the Jackrabbit program and our very own Tom Nieman gives context and reaction to the brand new hire.
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New Era in Jackrabbit Football

With all-time greats gone can SDSU put together another playoff team?

Reader readies for olympic opportunity

Just back from a tournament in Turkey, SDSU assistant coach continues to train in Brookings

The Day I Was Tom Byrum

I've never told this story. I was always too embarrased by what I did. Tom Byrum is a professional golfer. He is from Onida, South Dakota. He won the Kemper Open in 1989 and finished in the top 10 at the PGA Championship in 1997. He is nationally known and certainly well-known in South Dakota. I have been told we look a bit alike. While...

Former Jackrabbit back in bigs

Former South Dakota State pitcher, Caleb Thielbar, is back in the bigs with the Minnesota Twins. The 28-year-old lefty signed a new one-year contract in March (at a reported $520,000), but Thielbar started the season with the Twins AAA team in Rochester, NY. He was brought back up last Friday (April 17) and has made three appearances in the last...