Duffy, Arens drive late-game comeback to notch season’s first win

USD women’s basketball kicked-off its 2019-20 season with a 80-76 win over Northeastern in Boston on Tuesday.  Senior guard Ciara Duffy, who led the Coyotes with 14.6 points per game last season, spearheaded the USD offense with 22 points on 7-for-12 shooting, accompanied by five rebounds and five assists. Junior guard Monica Arens, in her […]

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Coyotes fall to winless Leathernecks, back on three-game losing streak

Despite out-gaining the Leathernecks 578-492 in total yards, the Coyotes (3-6, 2-3 MVFC) suffered their third consecutive loss against Western Illinois (1-8, 1-4 MVFC) 38-34 at Hanson Field on Saturday. Western Illinois, winless coming into the contest, put together four touchdown drives in the second half to overcome a 20-7 third quarter Coyote lead. With […]

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One nation, one veteran’s​ story

From rural Iowa to the mountains of Afghanistan to USD, Gregg Taylor took his self-proclaimed life of “mediocrity” and decided to start over.  His new beginning: a combat engineer in the United States Army.  At age 18, despite his father’s hesitation, Taylor became a fourth-generation enlisted Army soldier. He didn’t know if it was the […]

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Men need to start listening

We live in a world dominated, unfortunately, by men who don’t listen to women. Men’s propensity for disregarding the things that women have to say by not taking the time to value the information their female counterparts are contributing to a discussion is a problem in every form of communication and needs to be addressed. […]

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University to construct monument to honor USD’s Medal of Honor recipients

An outdoor monument to honor USD’s veterans of past, present and future could be completed by next fall. The Patriot’s Plaza will be a 6,300 square foot tribute to USD’s three Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients — Captain Arlo L. Olson, Captain Joe Foss and Colonel George “Bud” Day — located in the greenspace between […]

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Details of VPD officer’s lawsuit against department released

Vermillion Police Department’s lone female officer alleged she was mistreated and sexually harassed by other officers of the department in a complaint unsealed on Monday. Vermillion Police Officer Jessica Newman sued VPD Chief Matt Betzen and the city for gender discrimination on Sept. 6. Both parties requested to permanently seal the document, but Judge Larry […]

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