Student-athletes register to vote for Coyote points

As a way to engage student athletes with this year’s election, the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) offered an incentive for every registered athlete the team would receive a Coyote point. Whichever team has the most Coyote points at the end of the year receives more funding for their program and uses it for things […]

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Hopes high for cross country

Last season, North Dakota State knocked off USD, 45-48, en route to hoisting the Summit League Championship title. This loss ended the Coyote’s hopes at a sixth-consecutive team title. Despite the loss, hopes of taking the 2020 Summit League championship were high. Of the six Coyotes to take home 2019 All-Summit League honors, only graduate […]

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Four years of creating memories to last a lifetime

This fall the Coyote men’s cross country team is spearheaded by a trio of seniors who were aiming for a successful season. Due to the pandemic, the Summit League Presidents Council announced the delay of fall sports to the spring, shifting the focus for Kallo Arno, Seth Iverson and Cole Streich. After coming off a […]

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Summit League Delays Start of Fall Sports Competition, Moves to Conference Only

The Summit League Presidents Council announced on Tuesday afternoon that the  League’s Joint Council supported a delay to the beginning of the fall athletic competition until Sept. 23. The Summit League will also compete in conference-only matches for soccer and volleyball Fall competitive schedules for men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s golf and […]

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Coyote athletes find new ways to stay active

Sports and activities have been canceled or postponed for the rest of the spring due to the COVID-19 outbreak across the country. For many Coyote athletes, the spring is a season for competition or off-season training. After classes were set to be online for the remainder of the semester, all South Dakota athletic facilities are […]

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Searching for six: Coyote cross country striding toward next step

The last time the USD women’s cross country team wasn’t wearing the Summit League crown, Kianna Stewart was a sophomore in high school in Red Wing, Minnesota. It was 2013. Stewart, now a senior (in college), is one of seven standout returners spearheading the Coyotes on their search for their sixth consecutive conference title. The […]

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Inside a distance runner’s mind: Q&A with Eldon Warner

Running any sort of distance isn’t something that excites the general population. However, senior distance runner, Eldon Warner, has been doing it for years and sat down with The Volante to talk about his mental and physical preparation process. Rachel Newville: How do you prepare when you are getting ready to practice? Eldon Warner: Distance […]

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