Local

SDSU Player Earns MVC Honor

SDSU Player Earns MVC Honor

South Dakota State University cornerback Winston Wright has been named Missouri Valley Football Conference Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in the Jackrabbits’ 38-14 win at Western Illinois on Oct. 12.

A senior from Lee’s Summit, Mo., Wright intercepted two passes — both of which the Jackrabbit offense turned into touchdowns — and added a pair of tackles as SDSU snapped a three-game losing streak. His first-quarter interception helped give SDSU a 14-0 lead, while his interception on the first play of the fourth quarter led to the Jackrabbits’ final score of the day.

The Jackrabbit defense held Western Illinois to only 118 yards through the air and picked off four passes on the afternoon.

SDSU returns to action Saturday (Oct. 19) at Missouri State.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Iowa Employee Union Talking Health Insurance

insurance1

Iowa's largest employee union is negotiating health insurance.

in Local

Iowa State Patrol to Step Up Holiday Enforcement

police lights

Iowans will see more state troopers on the road this weekend.

in Local

Nebraska Study Weighs the Risks of Smoking

cigarette

A University of Nebraska study considers the risks associated with weight and smoking.

in Local

Friday’s University of Nebraska and Iowa Game to Honor Pilger Man

photo

Friday's game will continue to honor a hero from each state for acts of courage.

in Black Friday, Entertainment, National

Obama pardons ‘Cheese,’ America’s top turkey

turkeypardon

The President pardoned the official Thanksgiving turkey in a tradition that is truly American.