Hawks, Jimmies ranked in preseason poll

Two Dakota Athletic Conference teams are ranked in the NAIA’s preseason football poll, which was released on Monday.

Defending DAC champ Dickinson State is ranked 15th.

Jamestown College is ranked 24th.

Minot State was among the other teams receiving votes.

To no surprise, defending national champ Sioux Falls (S.D.) is No. 1 with 17 of the 18 first-place votes. No. 2 Carroll (Mont.) got one first-place vote.

The DAC preseason poll will be released next week.