Catching up with former area athletes: Donald seeing time as true freshman for SDSU

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Kimball native and true freshman Bo Donald is playing for the Jackrabbits.

The South Dakota State University offensive lineman has played in two games this season, including last week’s 42-23 win over Indiana State. He’s also logged playing time against Drake on Sept. 14.

Under NCAA Division I rules, true freshman can play up to four games and still maintain their redshirt status and have four years of eligibility remaining to play.

Donald is a 6-foot-6, 305-pound lineman.

The No. 3 Jackrabbits will host No. 1 North Dakota State University at 2 p.m. in the annual Dakota Marker game. ESPN’s College GameDay will also be on campus for its television show from 8-11 a.m.


McCance makes return to gridiron

Gregory graduate Andy McCance made his return to the Wayne State College lineup Oct. 19.

The redshirt freshman quarterback missed the past three games with a broken left hand. He finished 12 of 29 for 132 yards with one touchdown pass and two interceptions in Wayne’s 29-26 double-overtime loss against Northern State.

Fellow Gregory graduate and Northern State receiver Robert Vomacka finished with three catches for 21 yards for the Wolves.

Wayne State will play at the University of Mary this Saturday in Bismarck, North Dakota.

Kinzer logs time for Dakota State

Colome graduate and Dakota State University freshman Jackson Kinzer saw his first extensive playing time of the season on Oct. 19.

The former Cowboy finished 7 of 17 for 133 passing yards in DSU’s 59-9 loss against Waldorf College. Kinzer also added five rushing yards for 15 yards.

Dakota State plays at Mayville State this Saturday.

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