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Cross Country runs to best finish in school history

Isabel Litzen, Fact Checker

December 5, 2018


Filed under Jacket Journal, Showcase, Sports

Both BHSU women’s and men’s cross country teams have qualified for the national meet at the NCAA DII level. This is the first time in BHSU DII history that the women’s team has ever qualified for nationals. For the men this trip to Nationals will be the second in 4 years, the last one being in...

BHSU triathlon places third at Collegiate National Championships

Allison Geier-Barlow

December 5, 2018


Filed under Jacket Journal, Showcase, Sports

The Black Hills State University women’s triathlon team placed third in Division II at the Women’s Collegiate Triathlon National Championships in Tempe, Ariz. on Nov. 25. Leading the Yellow Jackets was sophomore Mathilde Bernard who finished third individually in 1:08:46. Tereza Zimovjanova of...

Revision to October 2018 Issue

Revision to October 2018 Issue

Jacket Journal Staff

December 5, 2018


Filed under Jacket Journal, Revision, Sports

Revision   We, the Jacket Journal staff, would like to publish this update concerning an error in the October issue. The photograph pictured was credited to the wrong photographer, as the photo was taken by Samantha Satterlee, not Allison Gier-Barlow.

Triathlon team runs to strong finish

Isabel Litzen

October 31, 2018


Filed under Campus, Jacket Journal, Showcase, Sports

The Black Hills State University Triathlon team is at the peak of their fall season. The stakes are rising and practices are increasing in intensity.   The triathlon team this year includes senior Katie Christy; sophomores Emma Stone and Mathilde Bernard; and freshmen Taylor Lundquist, Kennedy...

Yellow Jackets score second season win against Mavericks

Yellow Jackets score second season win against Mavericks

Ricky Larson

October 31, 2018


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The Black Hills State University Yellow Jackets (1-6, 1-6 RMAC) took on the Colorado Mesa University Mavericks (4-3, 4-3 RMAC) at the Lyle Hare Stadium on Oct. 20. The Yellow Jackets came into the game motivated from their first victory of the season the previous week against the New Mexico Highlands...

Jackets weather the storm, scored first victory of season

Jackets weather the storm, scored first victory of season

Claire Scarborough

October 31, 2018


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The snow and below-freezing temperatures deterred many from being outside, but the Yellow Jacket football team felt the opposite while capturing their first win of the season on Oct. 13 at Lyle Hare Stadium.   After a couple of very close losses that led to the Yellow Jackets falling to 0-6,...

CRUX Climbing Club to Host First Annual Spearfish Scramble on April 28th

CRUX Climbing Club to Host First Annual Spearfish Scramble on April 28th

Ian Osborn, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Health & Wellness, Jacket Journal, Showcase, Sports

As the snow starts to melt and the temps begin to rise, the hermits of a frigid South Dakotan winter crawl off their couches and venture out to bask in the much-needed sun rays of spring. The members of the community are able to spend more time doing the things they love – the things that...

BHSU Students and Community Climb Canyon Cliffs

BHSU Students and Community Climb Canyon Cliffs

Sarah Ponwith and Ian Osborn

December 21, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, Jacket Journal, Showcase, Sports

The beginner rock climbing class, CRUX Climbing Club and the Collegiate Outdoor Leadership Program hosted a climbing event at Skeletal Remains in Spearfish Canyon on Oct. 15. The students and the public were invited to climb and socialize with others from 2 to 4 p.m. “I really liked the concept...

BHSU Brings Homestake Trophy Home to Spearfish

James Marshall

December 18, 2017


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After suffering a heartbreaking loss to their crosstown rivals in 2016, the Yellow Jackets played with a chip on their shoulder this time around. The emphasis for practice that week was to be the more physical team right out of the gate.   South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Hardrocker head football coach credited their win last year to t...

Mayer Leads Yellow Jackets in Pueblo

Mayer Leads Yellow Jackets in Pueblo

Zac Meier

December 18, 2017


Filed under Campus, Jacket Journal, Sports, Travel

Freshman, Taryn Mayer, played in her very first collegiate golf tournament on Sept. 4 in Pueblo, Colo.   Mayer led her team throughout the next two days of the tournament. A large amount of nerves comes with this amount of pressure.   “Going into my very first tournament I was ver...

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