Coyotes rise to top of Summit League standings with win over SDSU

The Coyote men’s basketball team defeated state rival South Dakota State University Jackrabbits with a final score of 87-68. Wednesday night the Jackrabbits traveled to Vermillion for the state rival game, which ended with SDSU losing their No. 1 Summit League ranking to the Coyotes. Head coach Craig Smith called the game a “heck of […]

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Swimming & diving team begin to prepare for Summit League Championships

Focusing on resting, the swimming and diving team are beginning their preparation for Summit League Championships.  This year the Coyotes will be hosting them at the new Midco Aquatic Center in Sioux Falls, Feb. 14-17. Swimmers and divers have been “phasing out weights” and resting their bodies for the conference championships, according to Head coach […]

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Coyotes defeat Fort Wayne Mastodons 85-43

The USD women’s basketball team triumphed over the Fort Wayne Mastodons with a final score of 85-43 in the Sanford Coyote Sports Center on Saturday. Lead scorer for the Coyotes was first-year Chloe Lamb with 16 points, followed closely by Junior Allison Arens with 14. For the Mastodons, Anna Lappenkuper scored a total of 13 points and De’Jour […]

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‘Walking in two worlds:’ Indigenous students balance culture, education

For some USD indigenous students, balancing heritage and school can be difficult. Whether from the reservation or a small town, indigenous students often have different experiences from their peers. Living with labels The terms “Indian,” “Native American,” “American Indian” and “Native” are problematic for some indigenous people, said junior social work major Mekko Bearkiller. “We […]

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