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.


50° 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
San Francisco
3
Los Angeles
8
MLB (7:10 PM)
Washington
Atlanta
MLB (7:10 PM)
NY Mets
Miami
MLB (7:10 PM)
Milwaukee
Cincinnati
MLB (8:05 PM)
Pittsburgh
Chicago Cubs
MLB (8:15 PM)
Philadelphia
St. Louis
MLB (6:10 PM)
Kansas City
Cleveland
MLB (6:10 PM)
Toronto
Boston
MLB (7:05 PM)
Chicago WSox
Baltimore
MLB (7:05 PM)
Tampa Bay
NY Yankees
MLB (8:05 PM)
Seattle
Texas
MLB (8:10 PM)
Detroit
Minnesota
MLB (10:05 PM)
LA Angels
Oakland
MLB
Houston
9
San Diego
4
MLB
Colorado
5
Arizona
4
NBA
Memphis
92
Portland
99
NBA (8:00 PM)
Dallas
Houston
NBA (10:30 PM)
San Antonio
LA Clippers
Updated: Apr 28, 2015 9:39AM
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

USD Students Gearing Up For SDSU Game

November 16, 2012, 6:44 AM by Kellee Azar

USD Students Gearing Up For SDSU Game
VERMILLION, SD -

It's been nine years since the two most prominent college football teams in South Dakota went head-to-head.  But that will happen again Saturday afternoon when the Jackrabbits and Coyotes hit the gridiron in Brookings.

When you step onto the University of South Dakota campus, it's hard to miss the excitement surrounding the big game.  There are banners hanging everywhere and almost every student you see is proudly sporting the school colors.

But some students say the big game is not just about who wins.

It's business as usual on the University of South Dakota campus, except for maybe a few things.

"It's kind of a big deal.  You see the banners and the posters and everyone is excited and I think it will be a good game," student Michelle McClellan said.

Saturday's game is the first big rivalry football matchup between the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits and University of South Dakota Coyotes. And the Coyotes aren't going in without showing their pride.

"I think it's really exciting to see that the whole school is getting excited for a big rivalry game, getting the entire class involved is great," student Blake Seier said.

Whether it's trading in your SDSU shirts or buying a shirt just for the big game, students across campus are pumped, no matter the outcome.

"I'm hoping we are going to win, we are 1 and 9, not the greatest and they are also a very good team. I hope we are going to win. Any time though that this big of a rivalry gets together I always think it's going to be a good game," student Jordan Janousek said.

And even more than the game, many students are just happy to have the rivalry back. There's been a lot of hype obviously, because it's the first year both teams are in the same division again.

"They are so close together they might as well just play because everybody loves a rivalry," student Michelle McClellan said.

USD is accepting SDSU t-shirts up until Game Day in exchange for a bright red shirt as a way to spread school spirit.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments





Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View sports

You may also like

Activities Association Responds To Audit

4/22/2015 6:07 PM

From baseball tickets on the company card to a missing contract payment, the South Dakota High School Activities Association is answering questio...

Full Story | Watch
WBK: SDSU's Boever Granted Sixth Year Of Eligibility

4/23/2015 2:39 PM

Gabby Boever of the South Dakota State women’s basketball team has been granted a sixth year of eligibility, NCAA officials announced Thursday.

Full Story
DSU Coaches Play 'Dizzy Punt' After Football Practice

4/21/2015 5:22 PM

Once the work was done at Dakota State University's spring football practice, a couple of coaches decided to have some fun by playing a different ...

Full Story
Vikings Will Open 2015 NFL Season At San Francisco

4/21/2015 8:03 PM

The Minnesota Vikings will start the 2015 season on the road, for the sixth time in the last seven years, with a Monday night game at San Francisco.

Full Story
Summit League Tournament Has $11 Million Impact

4/27/2015 5:20 PM

March basketball is often associated with madness, but in Sioux Falls, March means millions of dollars pumped into the local economy.

Full Story | Watch


Events