Nielson Benches Camp in D-Day’s Victory

The South Dakota Coyotes headed into a matchup against the Southern Illinois Salukis on Dakota Days weekend. The Coyotes came into the match with a record of 1-5 after losing their last three games.  The No. 14 ranked Salukis came in with a 5-2 record after winning their last five games. This year’s D-Days was […]

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‘Something special’ planned for Dakota Days

With no sporting events and all the safety guidelines that come with the pandemic, Dakota Days week is shifting to alternative means to celebrate USD homecoming. Doug Wagner, advisor to the Dakota Days executive committee, said the biggest difference this year is that large events have moved from the Muenster University Center to either Aalfs […]

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Ms. Dakota 1984 talks D-Days memories, today’s involvement

USD is in the midst of celebrating its 105th Dakota Days. Each year, seven men and seven women are appointed to royalty court, one of the most well-known D-Days traditions. Patty Pharis, a member of USD’s graduating class of 1984, said being crowned Miss Dakota was one of her highlights while attending USD. “Being selected […]

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Fourteen Dakota Days royalty finalists announced, students perform musical talents

The 14 finalists for Dakota Days royalty were announced at the Yotes Got Talent event on Sunday evening. Also at the event, six student acts performed their musical talents to kick off the week of Dakota Days celebrations. Riley Ackerman, Josh Anderson, Marcus Ireland, Jacob Meyer, Ezra Voigt, Sawyer Stevens and Noah Thompson were announced as the […]

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The undefeated Coyotes beat Youngstown State at Dakota Days game

The Coyote football team walked away with a win during the Dakota Days game against the Youngstown State Penguins in the Dakota Dome Saturday afternoon with a crowd of more than 10,000. The final score of 31-28 was reached after a field goal by senior kicker Ryan Weese with just seven seconds left in the fourth […]

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President Abbott addresses student body at his last Dakota Days pep rally

The Dakota Days pep rally had an impressive showing on Friday night in the Muenster University Center. Sophomore Sami King said she’s confident in the ability of the high-ranking USD football team. “I’m excited that we’re sixth in the nation, and I know we’re going to win tomorrow,” she said. Sophomore Marlee Jones said the […]

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