Local

Jacks Seek Playoff Spot

Jacks Seek Playoff Spot

The South Dakota State University football team will attempt to make one final push toward a possible playoff berth Saturday, when the Jackrabbits travel to Youngstown State for a matchup between nationally ranked teams.
Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. Eastern Time (1 p.m. Central) at Stambaugh Stadium in Youngstown, Ohio. The game can be heard on 570 WNAX.
The Jackrabbits, whose current three-game winning streak matches a season high, enter Saturday’s contest with a 7-4 overall record and 4-3 mark in Missouri Valley Football Conference play. SDSU, which is ranked 16th in this week’s Sports Network media poll and 17th by the FCS Coaches, secured its eighth winning season in 10 years competing at the Football Championship Subdvision with a 27-12 road win Nov. 16 over in-state rival South Dakota.
Youngstown State, meanwhile, has lost its last two games to fall to 8-3 overall and 5-2 in the MVFC. The Penguins dropped a 22-20 decision at Northern Iowa on Nov. 9, followed by a 35-17 home defeat at the hands of top-ranked North Dakota State last week. Youngstown State is ranked 15th by the Sports Network and 18th by the FCS Coaches this week.

Recent Headlines

in National

Millions hit by data hack still don’t know they’re victims

11-overlay

The U.S. government has not yet notified any of the 21.5 million federal employees and contractors whose security clearance data was hacked more than three months ago.

in National

Study: Millennials’ credit scores are in the gutter

creditcard

Millennials get plenty of recognition for frugality and their desire to share everything from cars to clothes, but they also have the lowest average credit score of any generation.

in Agriculture

Farm Groups Ask for Delayed Implementation of WOTUS

National Milk Producers Federation Logo

Several farm groups including the National Milk Producers Federation and National Pork Producers Council have written EPA and the Corps…

in Agriculture

Landowner Billboards Oppose Dakota Access Pipeline

Dakota Access Pipeline

South Dakota landowners concerned about the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline have put up billboards showing opposition for the project. The…

in Agriculture

Finalists Named for America’s Pig Farmers of the Year

National Pork Board Logo

The National Pork Board has selected four finalists for the America’s Pig Farmer of the Year award program. The Pork…