History of the Dakota Marker Game Between North Dakota State and South Dakota State
This Saturday, October 15th, the North Dakota State Bison and the South Dakota State Jackrabbits will meet in the 13th annual Dakota Marker game. So, what exactly is the Dakota Marker?
According to Wikipedia, the Dakota Marker trophy was introduced at a ceremony just outside of Hankinson, North Dakota in 2004.
The trophy includes the inscriptions N.D., S.D., and 190 M, which is the distance between Fargo, North Dakota and Brookings, South Dakota along I-29.
NDSU has won six straight Dakota Marker games, dating back to 2010. Overall, the Bison have won eight Dakota Marker games.