Local

Jacks Face Tourney Test

Photo: WNAX AM

Jacks Face Tourney Test

The South Dakota State University baseball team will make its first-ever appearance in the NCAA Tournament at the Division I level. They are in the Eugene Regional in Eugene, Ore. this weekend. The Jackrabbits, 35-22 overall, will meet host and No. 8 national seed Oregon in first round action Friday. First pitch is scheduled for 6:05 p.m. Pacific Time (8:05 p.m. Central) at PK Park on the University of Oregon campus. Oregon enters the matchup 45-14 overall. Games from the Eugene Regional will be aired on ESPN3.com. In addition, all of SDSU’s tournament games will be broadcast live on Brookings-based KJJQ 910 AM and free on the Jackrabbit Extra at GoJacks.com, with Tyler Merriam calling the play-by-play. Pre-game coverage begins 15 minutes prior to scheduled first pitch.

A tournament schedule follows:

Friday, May 31

• Game 1: No. 2 Rice (Texas) (41-17) vs. No. 3 San Francisco (Calif.) (34-22), 2 p.m PT

• Game 2: No. 1 Oregon (45-14) vs. No. 4 South Dakota State (35-22), 6 p.m. PT

Saturday, June 1

• Game 3: First-round losers, 2 p.m. PT

• Game 4: First-round winners, 6 p.m. PT

Sunday, June 2

• Game 5: Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 loser, noon PT

• Game 6: Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 4 p.m. PT

Monday, June 3

• Game 7: Second championship game (if necessary), 6 p.m. PT

The winner of the Eugene Regional will advance to Super Regional competition against

the winner of the Raleigh Regional. Super Regionals will be played either June 7-9 or June

8-10.

THE SERIES: Friday’s game will mark the first time South Dakota State and Oregon

have met on the baseball diamond.

 

Recent Headlines

in National

Gunman kills one student, wounds two others at Sacramento college

18-overlay2

One student was killed and two others injured after a fistfight at a Sacramento community college escalated into a shooting.

in National

10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Sept. 4

lol

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday.

in National

US employers add 173K jobs in August; rate falls to 5.1 pct.

sam

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve.

in Agriculture

South Dakota Attorney General Wants Permanent Injunction

Marty Jackley

Some agricultural groups have asked the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers to delay implementation of the Waters of…

in National

The skies will be crowded this Labor Day

plane

The group has forecast that summer travel will reach an all-time high on the wings of a strong U.S. economy.