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Jacks Secure First Win

Five Jackrabbits scored in double figures and two posted double-doubles as South Dakota State cruised to an 83-62 win over Southwest Minnesota State for its first win of the season in front of 2,521 fans at Frost Arena.

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GPAC Tabs Weekly Best

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has announced its weekly best in football.

Paluch Earns Summit Honor

Senior Steph Paluch (Pierre) was name The Summit League Women’s Basketball Player of the Week Monday, after helping South Dakota State to a 2-1 record this past week.

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Vikings Lose Cornerback

Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson will be out four-to-six weeks with a fractured sternum. Robinson suffered the injury in Sunday’s 41-20 loss at Seattle.

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Nebraska Playoffs Continue

Finalists were determined in two classes of Nebraska high school football playoffs Monday.

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UND Fires Football Coach

The University of North Dakota has fired head football coach Chris Mussman after a 3-8 season, including a 2-6 mark in the Big Sky Conference.

Vikings Smashed By Seahawks

The Seahawks ran their home winning streak to 13 games at CenturyLink Field with a 41-20 pasting of the Vikings.

SDSU Women Roll At Home

Using a 15-0 run to start the game, the South Dakota State women’s basketball team improved to 2-2 with an 80-44 win over Northern Iowa (1-2) Sunday at Frost Arena.

Coyote Women Lose On Road

North Dakota placed four of five starters in double figures and recovered from a nine-point halftime deficit to get past South Dakota 65-61 Sunday at Betty Engelstad Sioux Center.

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Midland Wins Volleyball Crown

A champion was crowned in the GPAC postseason volleyball tourney.

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