Athlete Spotlight: cross-country runner Katie Wetzstein

Junior Katie Wetzstein placed third at the Summit League Championship to help the University of South Dakota women’s cross-country team capture its first conference title. Her younger sister, Erin, is a first-year runner for the Coyotes. Alanna Schmeichel: Why did you come to South Dakota? Katie Wetzstein: I came from Hudson, Wisc., but USD was a […]

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Athlete Spotlight: basketball player Margaret McCloud

Junior center Margaret McCloud was on the Summit League champion Coyote women’s basketball team last season, and her team has opened practice. Alanna Schmeichel: Is basketball your favorite sport? Margaret McCloud: Yes, definitely. I grew up around sports, and I’ve always liked being a competitor. I love the competition of the fast-paced game and competition […]

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USD’s Climb Fest grapples new challenges

The 38-foot-high rock climbing wall in the Wellness Center will transform Oct. 8 into a competitive landscape for the fourth-straight year of Climb Fest at the University of South Dakota. USD Climbing Club president Brad Swart said the event is the beginning of fall competitions for the group and is a good start to draw attention to rock climbing […]

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Coyote volleyball bounces back from last season

Coyote volleyball is trying to bounce back with high expectations and a new head coach after last year’s 19-13 record. The team is predicted to do well this season, despite falling short in the semi-finals of the Summit League Tournament against Denver last year. “We’ve started pretty good but we’ve had a couple let downs,” Head Coach Leanne […]

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