Looking to capitalize off of last weekend’s win, which was the first of the season for the Eagles, the women’s basketball team set its sights on Black Hills State University and South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, hoping to pick up two more much needed wins.
The Chadron State men’s basketball team faced off against its South Dakota Rivals, Black Hills State University, and the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in an RMAC double-header. CSC beat BHSU 74-59, and lost to SDSM 66-60. The Eagles are now 4-3 on the year with a 2-1 conference record.
Nicky Banzhaf, junior of Chadron, was selected as the Academic Runner of the Year. According to the RMAC Sports website, to be considered for the Runner of the Year, a student-athlete must maintain at least a 3.3 cumulative GPA and must be active at his or her current school for at least two consecutive semesters.
The Chadron State track team sent 15 athletes to Colorado School of Mines, Golden, this weekend to compete in the annual CSM Alumni Open. Long jumpers Damarcus Simpson, sophomore of Lafayette, Georgia, and Stachia Reuwsaat, junior of Rapid City, South Dakota, won their events and hit automatic NCAA qualifying marks for the National Indoor Track and Field Championships in March, and were named as RMAC Indoor Field Athletes of the Week.
Eleven winners, one NCAA D-II National Indoor Meet Qualification, and one broken personal best summarizes the CSC Track team’s performance at the Yellow Jackets’ Holiday Open.
Despite an off-balance 3-point buzzer-beater from the opponent, the Eagles had a thrilling 66–64 victory at home over Regis University in their first conference game of the season. The Eagles improved to a 1-4 record.
After scoring 37 points in the second half, the Eagles were able to squeeze by the Regis University Rangers, 70-67. CSC capitalized on 14 shots from behind the 3-point line.
Chadron State College students assisted wildlife managers with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission at the annual deer check station in November.
Former Head Volleyball Coach Chris Wells resigned, Athletic Director Joel Smith Jr. stated on the CSC Athletics website Wednesday.
Freezers are filling up after a successful hunting year. Here is my personal favorite recipe to bring that hard earned animal to the dinner table. This can be especially useful when served to members of the family who don’t like “gamey” food. It can be used for elk or pronghorn as well.