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.


70° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
MLB
Indians
3
Athletics
1
MLB
White Sox
2
Red Sox
8
MLB
Pirates
5
Reds
15
MLB
Royals
2
Blue Jays
5
MLB
Padres
8
Mets
7
MLB
Angels
0
Astros
3
MLB
Rockies
8
Cardinals
9
MLB
Yankees
6
Rangers
7
MLB
Braves
1
Phillies
4
MLB
Cubs
5
Brewers
2
MLB
Nationals
1
Marlins
0
MLB
Mariners
5
Twins
9
MLB
Tigers
9
Orioles
8
MLB
Athletics
7
Dodgers
10
Updated: Jul 31, 2015 12:01AM
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

SDSU, USD Rivalry Re-Ignites Saturday

November 16, 2012, 6:45 AM by Austin Hoffman

SDSU, USD Rivalry Re-Ignites Saturday
BROOKINGS, SD -

It's a day South Dakota State University and University of South Dakota fans have waited nearly ten years for:  The Jackrabbits and Coyotes Football teams go head-to-head this weekend in Brookings.

While they haven't competed on the field in nine years, anyone who's spent time in South Dakota knows the two schools have a heated rivalry.  And Saturday it will get re-ignited on the gridiron. 

"Think one will be a packed house," SDSU senior Bradley Schoreit said.

The stands at Coughlin-Alumni Stadium may be empty Friday.  But SDSU officials expect a record crowd for this weekend's rival face off. It's been the talk around campus.

"Yeah, everyone who went down to D Days, talked about it with them, they came up, talked about how oh, USD is talking about how bad they're going to beat us and this and that. So it's been, I think, growing more and more every day," Schoreit said.

"I was getting hyped up just like anyone else when they put the billboard outside of Brookings. But then we responded back with the dead coyote. Coming into the game now, it's day four and I still feel like were going to play Vermillion High School. Hopefully they come out and bring a better team," SDSU senior Barry Davis said.

Davis says with USD's less-than-great record this season, the odds are very much in the blue team's favor.

"They're looking to beat us. If they beat us then they're going to be talking about it for years and years. If we win, it's just going to be another win for us. I mean, they're looking at going 1 and 10," Davis said.

"We go out there and try to give it our all.  I mean so does USD, but they get kind of rowdy and we like to win with class. I think this is a big deal because, like Barry said, they'll be talking about this forever and for us it will just be another win," Schoreit said.

No matter whether blue or red runs in your veins, this weekend's re-ignition of the rivalry is something everyone can cheer for.

For full disclosure, I am an SDSU alumnus.  While I won't say who I'll be cheering for Saturday, you can probably guess.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







Sponsored

 


View sports

You may also like

Vikings Eat Free At Mankato Pizza Joint

7/27/2015 3:24 PM

The owner of a pizzeria that's offering free food for Minnesota Vikings players training in Mankato isn't worried their big appetites will ban...

Full Story
Brady's Suspension Upheld By NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

7/28/2015 1:46 PM

Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game last season has been upheld by NFL...

Full Story
Royals Option Dusty Coleman To Triple-A Omaha

7/24/2015 3:36 PM

The Kansas City Royals optioned Sioux Falls native Dusty Coleman to Triple-A Omaha following Thursday's loss at St. Louis.

Full Story
SDSU Wrestling Joins Big 12 Conference

7/29/2015 12:33 PM

South Dakota State University's wrestling program has been invited to join the Big 12 Conference as an affiliate member.

Full Story
Brady Vows To Fight On, Files Lawsuit To Stop Suspension

7/29/2015 5:29 PM

Tom Brady asked a federal judge in Minnesota to overturn his four-game suspension for the scandal known as "Deflategate."

Full Story


Events