Summit League’s 16 Annual Food Fight Challenge

The Summit League is partnering with the Student-Athlete Advisory Committees (SAAC) for the 16 straight year to host the Summit League Food Fight Challenge. The Food Fight is a friendly donation competition between Universities in the Summit League that works to raise money for non-perishable food items. The Coyotes have set a goal of 10,000 […]

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Former Coyote QB is the Center of a New Documentary

Chris Streveler, former USD quarterback, stars in a new documentary being created by Bernard Productions.  The documentary follows Streveler’s journey from adolescence all the way through his career in the NFL and to the present day. The documentary begins following Streveler when he got his first start playing football as a quarterback at Marian Catholic […]

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New Athletic Director Announced for USD Athletics

USD has finished their months long search for a new athletic director. On December 20, it was announced that Jon Schemmel would serve as USD’s 14th Athletic Director (AD). Schemmel previously worked for USD as the Senior Associate Athletic Director for Development from 2012-2017. Before returning to Vermillion, Schemmel worked in Madison as the President, […]

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Coyote Named Player to Watch in Women’s Tennis

USD tennis player Bea Havlickova has been listed as a Summit League Player to Watch for the Spring 2024 season. Havlickova believes that this distinction is not only a result of last year’s season but also a result of the hard work she put in throughout the offseason. “It means a lot because when I […]

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The Brotherly Connection on the Court

Just like in high school, USD’s junior guard Paul Bruns and freshman guard Issac Bruns are playing for the same team. Before the duo arrived at USD, the Summit League already knew the Bruns family name: Paul originally played for the North Dakota Fighting Hawks out of Grand Forks, N.D. during his freshman year of […]

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Senior Forward Tori DePerry’s Coyotes Connection Goes Deeper than Coach Karius

Growing up in a household of basketball players, senior forward on the South Dakota women’s basketball team Tori DePerry had a ball in her hands from a very young age.  “I was born into it. My family all played basketball, and my brother played in college,” DePerry said. “I picked up a ball, I think, […]

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Coyotes Sting Hornets in Second Round of Playoffs

The No. 3 South Dakota Coyotes football team faced off against the Sacramento State Hornets on Saturday in the second round of the FCS Playoffs.  On the first three drives of the game, neither team was able to get the offense going as they combined for three punts in the first three drives.  On the […]

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Ticketing Issues Cause Ruckus Between Fanbases

The Coyotes football team sold out the DakotaDome for the second time this season for their game against North Dakota State in the FCS Playoffs. The first time the Coyotes sold out was in the team’s home game against in-state rival South Dakota State.  Voice of USD football John Thayer believes that the sellout is […]

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Larkins Cashes 28 Points in Victory over Northern Iowa

After an almost two week hiatus from the Sanford Coyote Sports Center, the Coyotes made their way back to Vermillion after playing in the Battle 4 Atlantis and in the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls.  The matchup featured the projected Missouri Valley Conference champions in the Northern Iowa Panthers who sat at 1-4 coming into […]

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Men’s and Women’s Basketball Upcoming Games Preview

Before the next issue of The Volante comes out, the South Dakota men’s and women’s basketball teams will be hosting four home games inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center (SCSC). Men’s Basketball The men’s team currently has a record of 3-2 on the season after their previous matchup against Purdue Fort Wayne where the Coyotes […]

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