Flatten carries S. Dakota St. past W. Illinois 86-66
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Skyler Flatten had 31 points as South Dakota State easily beat Western Illinois 86-66 on Saturday.
Flatten shot 6 for 9 on 3-pointers. He added six...
SD State looks to extend streak vs W. Illinois
Western Illinois (9-19, 4-11) vs. South Dakota State (23-7, 13-2)
Frost Arena, Brookings, South Dakota; Saturday, 5:15 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: South Dakota State looks for its sixth...
South Dakota State has new offensive, defensive coordinators
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota State University football team has new offensive and defensive coordinators.
Head coach John Stiegelmeier has promoted offensive line coach Jason Eck...
South Dakota State upends No. 23 South Dakota women in OT
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Macy Miller scored 28 points and Tagyn Larson had 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead South Dakota State over No. 23 South Dakota 82-78 in overtime on Sunday and take command...
Daum tops 3,000, helps South Dakota State rally, 94-89
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum came on late, scoring 25 points as South Dakota State rallied past South Dakota 94-89 Saturday, giving him 3,006 for his career.
Daum now among to 10 career scorers, SDSU gets 92-83 win
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum had 38 points, which pushed him past Oscar Robertson for the No. 10 spot in NCAA's Division I career points, and South Dakota State rallied to beat Purdue Fort...
Daktronics: Fiscal 3Q Earnings Snapshot
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) _ Daktronics Inc. (DAKT) on Wednesday reported a loss of $3.3 million in its fiscal third quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Brookings, South Dakota-based company said...
Daum lifts South Dakota State over North Dakota 80-55
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum had 29 points and 20 rebounds as South Dakota State won its ninth consecutive game, routing North Dakota 80-55 on Saturday.
Alex Arians had 14 points and six rebounds for South Dakota State (20-6, 10-1 Summit League). David Jenkins added 14 points. Skyler Flatten had 11 points for the home team.
North Dakota scored 23 second-half points, a season low for the team.
Daum helps Jackrabbits snap 1st-place tie with Omaha
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum scored 33 points and grabbed 16 rebounds and South Dakota State beat Omaha 83-73 on Saturday to snap a first-place tie between the Summit League co-leaders.
Daum moved up to 17th on the NCAA's all-time scoring list, passing Allan Houston (Tennessee, last season 1993), with 2,803 points. He posted his fourth straight 30-point game and moved up to second for career rebounds in the Summit League with 1,112. He also had five assists and three steals.
South Dakota State aiming to retain veterinary students
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — A new partnership with the University of Minnesota aims to lower tuition costs for South Dakota State University's veterinary medicine students and allow them to stay closer to home the first two years of graduate work.
Daum passes Redick on NCAA scoring list, SDSU beats NDSU
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum scored 30 points to pass former Duke star J.J. Redick on the all-time scoring list and South Dakota State rolled past North Dakota State 87-69 on Thursday night.
South Dakota school district agrees confidential settlement
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Brookings School District has reached a confidential settlement in a federal lawsuit brought by a student who was expelled for harassing teachers.
The Argus Leader reports that South Dakota state law permits government entities such as school districts to keep the terms of certain settlements private.
Daum scores 37, South Dakota State rolls Oral Roberts 84-65
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum had 37 points and eight rebounds, Tevin King had seven assists and eight steals and South Dakota State beat Oral Roberts 84-65 on Saturday.
Skyler Flatten and freshman David Jenkins scored 15 points apiece for SDSU (14-6, 4-1 Summit League). The Jackrabbits had 21 assists on 30 field goals — led by Alex Arians' nine helpers. Jenkins, the second-leading scorer for SDSU at 19.8 points per game, was just 5 of 15 from the field.
Jenkins, Flatten lead South Dakota State past Denver 78-66
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — David Jenkins Jr. scored 21 points and Skyler Flatten 20 — each with five 3 pointers — as South Dakota State got past Denver 78-66 on Thursday night.
South Dakota State (13-6, 3-1 Summit League) shot 53 percent from the floor and made 11 of 25 from beyond the arc. Tevin King had 17 points for his ninth straight game in double figures. Mike Daum added 10 points and eight rebounds.
Montana stops South Dakota State’s win streak at 26, 85-74
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Michael Oguine scored 23 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Montana snapped the nation's longest home court winning streak, knocking off South Dakota State 85-74 on Saturday night.
The Jackrabbits entered the game having won 26 straight home games, a streak that dates to January 2017.
No. 7 Oregon women hold off South Dakota State 87-79
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Oregon coach Kelly Graves figured the Ducks would have to fight for a win at mid-major South Dakota State.
"This isn't a place you want to come play, but I think it makes us better," Graves said. "They test you, they test you. Nobody that knows basketball would be surprised at that score. There's not one coach in Division I basketball that would be surprised at that score. These guys are good, and we knew that."
SDSU, Stiegelmeier agree on 5-year contract extension
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota State and coach John Stiegelmeier have agreed on a five-year contract extension.
Jackrabbits score 90 points at halftime in record 139-72 win
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota State scored 90 points at halftime and the Jackrabbits ran up a school-record 139-72 win against Savannah State.
Mike Daum had a double-double in the first half and finished with 37 points and 17 rebounds on Tuesday night.
The Jackrabbits set single-game school records for points in a half, 3-pointers made (23) and field goals made and attempted (53 of 87). SDSU's 139 points were one shy of the Summit League record held by former member Troy in 1995.
Mike Daum scores 42, South Dakota State wins at home again
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum scored 42 points and South Dakota State defeated Southern University 101-92 on Friday night to extend the nation's longest active home-winning streak to 25 games.
Daum, who averages 23.5 points and 10.5 rebounds per game, made 13 of 18 shots from the field and 14 of 15 free throws. David Jenkins added 22 points and Tevin King scored 14 for the Jackrabbits (8-3).
South Dakota State pounds Duquesne 51-5 in FCS playoffs
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mikey Daniel ran for 100 yards and two touchdowns, Isaiah Hill also had two rushing touchdowns and fifth-seeded South Dakota State rolled to a 51-6 win over Duquesne on Saturday in the second round of the FCS playoffs.
The Jackrabbits (9-2), making their seventh-straight playoff appearance, play at fourth-seeded Kennesaw State next weekend.
Daum, Arians double-double as S. Dakota St. tops UMKC 75-47
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum scored 26 points and pulled down 18 rebounds, Alex Arians added 11 points and 10 boards for his first career double-double and South Dakota State led wire-to-wire defeating UMKC 75-47 Wednesday night.
Four players reached double-digit scoring for South Dakota State with Skyler Flatten adding 11 points and Tevin King 10. The Jackrabbits (6-2) pushed their home win streak to a national-best 24 straight.
Authorities ID Yankton man killed in Brookings County crash
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified a Yankton man who died in a weekend crash in Brookings County.
The Highway Patrol says the car driven by 24-year-old Bryce Keegan rolled in the ditch off a rural road south of the city of Brookings about 7:30 a.m. Sunday.
Keegan was pronounced dead at the scene. He was alone in the vehicle.
Man dies in car crash in eastern South Dakota
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — A 24-year-old man is dead after a car crash in eastern South Dakota.
Authorities say the driver drifted into a ditch a mile south of Brookings on Sunday morning. The 2014 Buick Regal hit an approach, vaulted and rolled. The driver was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the car. He died at the scene.
The name of the victim has not been released. South Dakota's Highway Patrol is investigating.
Daktronics: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) _ Daktronics Inc. (DAKT) on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $8.6 million.
The Brookings, South Dakota-based company said it had net income of 19 cents per share.
The video display maker posted revenue of $172.7 million in the period.
Strong’s big day catapults South Dakota State to win
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Freshman Pierre Strong Jr. ran for 253 yards and three touchdowns on just 17 carries and Taryn Christion had three TD passes and ran for a score to propel South Dakota State to a 49-27 victory over South Dakota on Saturday.
Daum powers South Dakota State past Bemidji State, 86-63
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum earned his third straight double-double and South Dakota State beat Division II-Bemidji State, 86-63 to complete a sweep of a three-game, season-opening home stand Saturday.
Daum finished with 26 points and 11 rebounds and is now 64 points shy of Nate Wolters' school record 2,363 career points and has scored in double digits 99 times in his career.
South Dakota St. wins 78-61, extends home win streak to 22
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum scored 23 points and pulled down 13 rebounds and South Dakota State extended the nation's longest current home winning streak to 22 with a 78-61 victory over Alabama State on Thursday night.
Daum was 7 of 16 from the floor and made all seven of his free throws while recording his 34th career double-double.
Man accused of sex crimes in 4 counties reaches plea deal
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — An Aberdeen man facing 28 sexual assault-related charges in four counties has pleaded guilty to two counts during court appearances this week in Brookings and Webster.
South Dakota State wins nation-best 21st straight home game
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — David Jenkins made four 3-pointers and scored 31 points, Mike Daum had 20 points and 13 rebounds and defending Summit League champion South Dakota State beat Grand Canyon 79-74 on Tuesday night to extend the nation's longest active home winning streak to 21 straight games.
South Dakota St. has no trouble with Missouri St., wins 59-7
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Taryn Christion threw four touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead South Dakota State to a 59-7 rout of Missouri State on Saturday.
Christion was 15-of-28 passing for 259 yards. His 32-yard touchdown run made it 38-7 late in the second quarter.
South Dakota citizens renew ballot battle with lawmakers
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — After watching South Dakota Republicans undo government ethics rules that voters had just imposed, Jennifer Krauel was angry enough to volunteer for a new anti-corruption ballot measure that lawmakers couldn't overturn.
Discipline possible after gun fires in campus dorm room
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota State University student could face discipline after a gun accidentally fired in a campus dorm room.
Authorities identify man killed in Brookings County crash
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified a Brookings man who died in a two-vehicle crash in Brookings County.
The Highway Patrol says 47-year-old Corey Kilber was driving a pickup truck that rear-ended a semi carrying hazardous material on U.S. Highway 14. The crash happened about 4 miles west of Brookings about midday Tuesday.
Pickup driver killed in crash with semi near Brookings
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Highway Patrol says the driver of a pickup truck died when he rear-ended a semi carrying hazardous material in Brookings County.
The patrol says the 47-year-old pickup driver crashed into the semi on Highway 14 Tuesday afternoon near Brookings as the semi driver pulled away from a railroad crossing and had its hazard lights activated.
Student admits writing note that closed Brookings schools
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Officials say a student has admitted writing a threatening note that prompted Brookings schools to close for the day.
But the district says the student assured officials he had no intent to carry out the threat.
The Brookings School District closed all schools Tuesday after the note was found at the high school at the end of the school day Monday. The nature of the threat was not disclosed.
Christion leads South Dakota State by Youngstown State 36-7
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Taryn Christion threw for one touchdown and ran for two more, setting a Missouri Valley Conference record for total offense, and South Dakota State rolled to a 36-7 win over Youngstown State on Saturday.
South Dakota State tops Indiana State in OT, 54-51
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Isaac Wallace scored on a two-yard plunge in overtime to give South Dakota State a 54-51 victory over Indiana State in a Missouri Valley Conference battle on Saturday night.
The Sycamores came back from 10 points down with three minutes to play to tie the game and took the lead on Jerry Nunez's 20-yard field goal in overtime.
Ja'Quan Keys raced 57 yards for a touchdown with 2:08 to play to get Indiana State within three, 48-45.
Work to begin on $46M precision agriculture center at SDSU
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Work will soon begin on the $46 million Raven Precision Agriculture Center on the South Dakota State University campus.
A ground-breaking ceremony is scheduled Saturday afternoon in Brookings. Ground work at the site is to begin this fall, with construction starting next spring.
South Dakota State football mines Nebraska for recruits
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — If you grow up playing football in Nebraska, you want to play for the Cornhuskers. That's a given.
South Dakota State coach apologizes for running up score
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota State head football coach John Stiegelmeier says he regrets allowing his team to pile up 90 points against Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
SDSU set a school record for points in its 90-6 victory Saturday night. The Jackrabbits had 926 yards of total offense — just shy of a Football Championship Subdivision record.
S. Dakota St. sets school scoring record in 90-6 win
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Taryn Christian threw for 332 yards and five touchdowns and South Dakota State set a school record for points in a 90-6 victory over Arkansas Pine-Bluff on Saturday night.
The 90 points broke the Jackrabbits' previous best that came in an 85-0 win over Columbus College in 1922. The Jackrabbits had 926 yards total offense. Davidson beat Guilford 91-61 on Thursday with an FCS record 964 total yards.
Christion, Johnson help South Dakota St. beat Montana St.
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Taryn Christion passed for four touchdowns and ran for another and Cade Johnson tied South Dakota State's single-game record with four TD receptions to help the Jackrabbits beat Montana State 45-14 on Saturday night.
Christion was 21-of-29 passing for 319 yards and Johnson finished with nine receptions for 138 yards.
South Dakota State kicker makes a name for himself
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Though Chase Vinatieri was a standout wide receiver at Roosevelt, there was no escaping that he was expected to be the team's kicker, and a good one, too. After all, his coach at Roosevelt was Kim Nelson, the same guy who coached Chase's famous uncle, future Hall of Famer Adam Vinatieri, at Rapid City Central.
Manure becoming a fast-growing industry
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — A giant brown cloud billowed from the back of a truck as a crowd of onlookers watched, some taking video as it settled into the earth.
Those recently gathered behind caution tape were either curious or prospecting, checking out an equipment demonstration for one of agriculture's fast-rising commodity.
Daktronics: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) _ Daktronics Inc. (DAKT) on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $4.6 million.
On a per-share basis, the Brookings, South Dakota-based company said it had net income of 10 cents.
The video display maker posted revenue of $154.2 million in the period.
Heavy rain causes flooding in eastern South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Heavy rain has caused flooding and road closures in parts of eastern South Dakota.
The National Weather Service says that as of Thursday morning, 8.8 inches of rain had fallen in Aurora. The town is in Brookings County where a flash flood warning was issued.
South Dakota food delivery company expands
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota food delivery company that launched three years ago is expanding again.
Zip Dish Delivery serves as a food delivery services for restaurants that don't have their own, the Aberdeen American News reported.
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Officials have approved naming a major new precision agriculture facility at South Dakota State University after a company that donated $5 million for the project.
The South Dakota Board of Regents voted Wednesday to grant SDSU's request to name the facility the Raven Precision Agriculture Center in recognition of the gift from Sioux Falls-based Raven Industries. It was approved as part of the board's consent agenda.