USD softball takes home four wins after weekend in Texas

A rain delay Saturday forced the Coyote softball team’s game against Wichita State back a day, but it didn’t stop the Coyotes from upsetting the No. 25 Shockers in Huntsville, Texas Sunday afternoon. The win capped off a 4-1 weekend for the Coyotes to open their 2021 season. Sunday’s win over Wichita State is also […]

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Track and field rack up records in trip across Midwest

South Dakota track and field had a busy week competing in two events on Feb. 11 and 12.  They first traveled to Washburn University in Kansas to compete in the Ichabod Mid-Week Challenge.  In the meet, the Coyotes broke a school record in the 4×400 relay. The four person team of freshmen Moe Bridgen, Jacy […]

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Coyote women play in sea of pink

The Coyote women’s basketball team came back to Vermillion following their loss to in-state rival South Dakota State (SDSU). USD’s record was 11-1 in Summit League play and 20-5 overall this season following the match-up against the Jackrabbits.  The Coyotes took on the Omaha Mavericks on Feb. 10 and then the Denver Pioneers on Feb. […]

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Emily Kahn finds home in the DakotaDome pool

Emily Kahn is a freshman freestyle swimmer at USD and has been breaking records since she committed to the university.  Prior to Kahn’s commitment, she was a four event state qualifier in her first three seasons at George Washington High School. During her junior year, she placed second in the 100-meter freestyle and finished fifth […]

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The VCDC hosts a Legislative Cracker Barrel at Vermillion City Hall

On Feb. 12, The Vermillion Area Chamber and Development Company (VCDC) held a Legislative Cracker Barrel at City Hall. This included South Dakota State Senate District 17 representative Sen. Arthur Rusch, and House of Representatives Sydney Davis and Richard Vasgaard. USD’s professor in political science Michael Card served as the question reader.  Card said the […]

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CAB aims to bring energy to campus through Stuff-a-Buddy event

On Feb. 11 USD’s Campus Activities Board (CAB) hosted the Stuff-a-Buddy event in the MUC pit with 150 students in attendance.  Kate Solberg, the president of CAB, said they felt it would be a good way to spruce up the spring semester and bring some energy. Solberg said the number of stuffed animals increases every […]

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Vermillion restaurant hosts prom for local community

Bunyan’s Bar and Grill hosted its 10th annual prom at their restaurant Saturday night. The event welcomed the Vermillion public to come together for a cause to support a fellow community member. This year, the restaurant raised funds for Leo Taggart to assist him with medical and travel expenses after suffering a stroke. Heidi Schoellerman, […]

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USD hosts annual Giving Day celebration

Unite for USD took place on campus Wednesday and Thursday last week and is known as the university’s annual Giving Day. Students, alumni and community members gathered to celebrate the founding of the university and could enjoy a variety of events throughout the week. Swag items and free food and beverages were also offered throughout […]

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Vermillion’s Dakota Center hosts party for community to view 2022 Super Bowl

Having been open for about a month now, the Dakota Center hosted a Super Bowl viewing party for Vermillion community members this past weekend. On Feb.13 members of the community gathered to watch the game. Owner Eric Vanvoorst said the Dakota Center decided to host a Superbowl as part of community outreach to help bring […]

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Unite for USD hosts fundraiser pre-party

Tuesday night, the USD Foundation hosted a Unite for USD pre-party at Fernson Brewing Company in Sioux Falls.  The event took place 5-7 p.m. and saw students, faculty and donors congregate in preparation for the foundation’s annual fundraiser.  “I think donors will really benefit from getting to meet some of the students and some of […]

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