User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


69° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

USF & Augustana Announce New Competition

October 16, 2012, 10:45 PM by Jim Madalinsky

USF & Augustana Announce New Competition
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

The renewed rivalry between the University of Sioux Falls and Augustana College got a kick start from Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether on Monday.

The Mayor's Cup will be a year round all-sport competition between the two Sioux Falls schools to see which athletic department is the strongest from top to bottom.

"3,300 students, 600 faculty, millions and millions of dollars of economic development that happens and yes, the thrill of competition every week that's created by these two schools. I'm just thrilled by it and to have it be called the Mayor's Cup? It's a wonderful honor," Mayor Mike Huether said.

The Mayor's Cup will weigh each of the 16 sports equally throughout the year. It will also feature an academic challenge for highest GPA and other community events such as a blood drive between the two schools.

"It's a great thing for the city of Sioux Falls. Augustana and USF are huge within this community and to have a Mayor's Cup where you can follow individual games and follow it throughout the year, and the next year, and the next year is a fantastic thing," Augustana Assistant AD Jeff Holm said.

"It's one way that we can not only engage the fans as part of this rivalry but its also a way to give back to the community and say thank you," USF AD Kevin Hesser said.

With the University of Sioux Falls and Augustana now sharing a conference. The schools hope the Mayor's Cup will help continue an already strong rivalry.

"It will help build it in the correct way where all sports are together. It's not just this sport or that sport. It's all sports are together all student athletes are in it together and you can create a friendly or healthy rivalry and it will be a great thing for both schools," Holm said.

Previous Story

Next Story




Sponsored

 


You may also like

Heavy Rains Flood Sioux Falls

8/28/2015 5:47 AM

While intersections are open on Friday morning, many are still cleaning up after Thursday's torrential downpour in Sioux Falls.

Full Story | Watch
Many Sioux Falls Streets Flooded Following Heavy Rain

8/27/2015 9:09 PM

Heavy rainfall Thursday evening caused flash flooding across Sioux Falls.

Full Story
City Officials React To 'Monster' Storm

8/28/2015 11:01 AM

Public Works Director Mark Cotter said the city's infrastructure performed well on Thursday against the rain.

Full Story | Watch
Authorities Searching For Attempted Abduction Suspect

8/31/2015 5:34 AM

Deuel County Emergency Management said the girl was able to escape when a man attempted to take her.

Full Story
Reporter, Photographer Killed In Virginia

8/26/2015 8:14 AM

Becky Coyner with dispatch and records at the Augusta County Sheriff's Office says the suspect is 41-year-old Vester Lee Flanagan II, of Roanoke.

Full Story


Events