Dakota Marker

Bison Take Dakota Marker With Win Over SDSU

Bison Outlast Jackrabbits 23-16 in 29th Straight Win

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Adam Cofield’s 71-yard touchdown run with 2:32 left in the game lifted No. 1-ranked North Dakota State to a 23-16 victory over third-ranked South Dakota State on Saturday, Oct. 26, in the Dakota Marker game. South Dakota native Derrek Tuszka recorded back-to-back sacks on SDSU’s last drive to help seal the victory. The Bison improved to 8-0…

Sanford Gets Patients & Employees Ready for Dakota Marker Game

This will be the third time ESPN'S College GameDay will feature the Bison and the first since 2014

FARGO, N.D. – Employees have been handing out shirts, hats and posters to patients and their colleagues ahead of Saturday’s Bison game against the Jackrabbits. The shirts feature Carson Wentz’s name and number on the back. The hospital takes any opportunity to make a stay there as enjoyable as possible. “That’s one of our core missions, core values is to…

NDSU Football Staying Focused on Winning Dakota Marker Despite Outside Noise

Last time Bison played in Brookings was last loss

FARGO, N.D. — Besides Frisco and the FCS Championship, the one other week circled on Bison fans calender’s is the week leading up to the Dakota Marker game between North Dakota State and South Dakota State. Besides the outside distractions of a trophy to bring home, the undefeated season, the number one ranking, the homecoming for many Bison players from…

NDSU Football Business As Usual With Dakota Marker Game Saturday

#1 Bison Face #3 Jackrabbits Saturday in Brookings

FARGO, N.D. — There are only two undefeated programs left in the Missouri Valley Football Conference and both play each other this week as number one North Dakota State travels to Brookings to take on third ranked South Dakota State. There haven’t been many teams over the years who have the Bison’s number, however, the Jackrabbits are the last team…

NDSU Dakota Marker Victory Holds Extra Meaning

NDSU reclaimed the 75-pound trophy from SDSU

FARGO, N.D. — When the final few seconds ticked off the game clock yesterday, it was the Bison racing to proudly lift the Dakota Marker. NDSU reclaimed the 75-pound trophy that had resided in Brookings, South Dakota for the last two years. The 21-17 win didn’t come easy for the Bison, though. In fact, SDSU led by three heading into…

Dakota Marker Drive of the Game

Easton Stick highlights a key play to help NDSU tie up the game with South Dakota State

FARGO, N.D. — Picking up a win against South Dakota State rarely comes easily for North Dakota State. The Bison were able to get past the Jackrabbits on Saturday with a 21-17 win. The biggest moment of the game came after an NDSU interception late in the first quarter. On the ensuing drive, the Bison got into South Dakota State territory…

NDSU Reclaims Dakota Marker with 21-17 Win

The Bison took down No. 3 South Dakota State Saturday

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) — Darrius Shepherd caught five passes for a career-high 118 yards as No. 1-ranked North Dakota State reclaimed the Dakota Marker with a 21-17 victory over third-ranked South Dakota State in the Missouri Valley Football Conference opener for both teams Saturday, Sept. 29. Shepherd caught a 41-yard TD pass in the second quarter to give NDSU…

Round Table: Keys to Bringing the Dakota Marker Back to NDSU

SDSU has captured wins in the last two Dakota Marker games

FARGO, N.D. — SDSU has captured wins in each of the last two Dakota Marker games. Much of that has to do with the Jackrabbits’ quarterback Taryn Christion. Christion became the conference’s all-time leader in career touchdown passes last week with 81. So far this season he’s also accumulated 651 yards and nine touchdowns with no turnovers. The KVRR sports team analyzes…

Stick’s Intensity Amping Up in Time for Dakota Marker Game

The Bison quarterback had four total touchdowns against Delaware

FARGO, N.D. — On Saturday, North Dakota State is playing the 15th installment of the Dakota Marker game. The trophy commemorating the rivalry between NDSU and South Dakota State has been around since 2004, and it has spent the last two years in Brookings, S.D. Last year, in an attempt to win the Marker back, the Bison turned the ball…

NDSU Football Motivated to win Dakota Marker Back

The Bison have lost their last two regular-season games against rival South Dakota State

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football says the goal every year is to win the Missouri Valley Football Conference. They have captured at least a share of that title in each of the last seven seasons. Step one in making it eight in a row comes on Saturday. The top-ranked Bison open conference play against No. 3 South Dakota…