USD Esports competes for $15,000

This semester, the USD Esports club is once again participating in a Twitter competition for a chance at $15,000. The competition, sponsored by Learfield, the sports marketing company who manages Coyote Sports Properties, centers around the promotion of esports athletes on Twitter. For this contest, USD Esports is following Jackson Crist as he progresses through […]

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Esports Club wins social media competition with help from Coyote Crazies

Starting in November, the USD Esports team entered a competition and then received help from the Coyote Crazies to eventually won the first prize of 15,000. Last November they qualified and entered the Madden competition held by Learfield college. USD’s Jack Christianson did the gaming side and got USD qualified for the competition and Derek […]

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Three members of USD Rugby team play in All Star Championship

Three members of the USD women’s rugby team were selected to compete as a part of the Prairie State WCRC at the 2020 NSCRO Women’s 7’s All-Star Championships. The Prairie States took home the third-place trophy after two days of competition. The tournament was held at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida Jan. 18 and […]

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USD club sports extend a slew of activities to students

The University of South Dakota  has 16 athletic teams, six men’s teams and ten women’s teams. Cumulatively, student-athletes on campus participate in 11 separate sports: Football, basketball, soccer, softball, track and field, swimming and diving, cross country, tennis, golf, volleyball, and triathlon. However, these are not the only sports Coyotes play. USD is home to […]

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USD freshman awarded MVP at National Rugby All-Star Tournament

After playing rugby for four months, USD freshman Eden Liebenthal found herself in a situation few players will ever experience. She has been named MVP of the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) All Star Championship in Tampa, Florida. Bryn Chivers, the NSCRO Commissioner of Women’s Rugby, said in an email interview with the Volante, […]

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Intramural sport leagues expected to ‘max out’ this fall

A new intramural sport policy is expected to increase student involvement this year. Last fall, the South Dakota Board of Regents passed a policy which prohibits colleges from charging students for participating in intramural activities. Connor Singhisen, assistant director of Wellness Center intramurals & sport clubs, said he believes this policy will attract more students. […]

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