Nygaard Field finally ready for play

Coyote softball is set to return to Nygaard Field this weekend for their series against Western Illinois. The field has been in an unplayable condition for the first month of the season due to renovations and heavy snowfall. The renovations, which include a new backstop, sound system, cement pads, storage shed, chain link fencing, and […]

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Fall Sports Ends with NCAA Tournament

The 2022 fall season of sports has ended which means the volleyball and football teams are heading into the offseason.  Football Moments Throughout the Season The football team finished their season 3-8 after starting the season with the toughest schedule in the FCS.  In their first home game of the season, they hosted the Cal […]

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Camp Enters the Transfer Portal

Sophomore quarterback Carson Camp has announced he is entering the transfer portal via Twitter today.  Camp said in his Tweet, “I have appreciated my time at USD. However, I have officially entered my name in the transfer portal. I am looking to pursue my football career elsewhere.”  I have appreciated my time at USD. However, […]

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Nielson Receives Contract Extension After Loss

The Coyote football team hosted the Northern Iowa Panthers for their final game of the 2022 season, where they fell 58-14.  At the press conference after the game, athletic director David Herbster announced that he will be extending head coach Bob Nielson’s contract “for the foreseeable future.”  “We all believe in Bob and his ability […]

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Legislation poses threat to transgender athletes in South Dakota

The South Dakota State Legislature is facing two bills which would eliminate the ability of transgender women athletes to play college sports in South Dakota Board of Regent (SDBOR) institutions. Senate Bill (SB) 46, “An Act to protect fairness in women’s sports,” and House Bill (HB) 1006, “An Act to promote continued fairness in women’s […]

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South Dakota Volleyball gives Williamson contract extension

Following the volleyball team’s 2021 NCAA tournament appearance, Coyote athletic director David Herbster stated that USD will be extending volleyball head coach Leanne Williamson’s contract. The extension will last through the fall of 2026. This decision was announced Friday morning via the athletic department. Williamson has been the head coach of the Coyote volleyball team […]

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SGA hosts semester’s first meeting

SGA held their first meeting on Aug 31, 2021. David Herbster, the University of South Dakota’s Athletic Director, spoke as a special guest. Vice President of Student Services and Dean of Students, Kimberly Grieve, gave the Advisor Report. Herbster emphasized the need for tailgating before games this year, which is a social gathering taking place […]

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Changes to scholarships, eligibility, revenue due to NCAA’s response to pandemic

The NCAA Division I council recommended, on Aug. 12, the Division I board of directors provides student-athletes affected by COVID-19 an extension of their five year period of eligibility. As well as, an additional season of competition if they participate in 50% or fewer competitions allowed in each sport. David Herbster, USD Athletics Director, has […]

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USD’s athletic department still evaluating effects of COVID-19

Putting the entire sports world on hold is affecting more than just the athletes on the court. Athletic Department’s around the country are adjusting to their lives at home and are trying to evaluate and plan for the future. USD Athletic Director David Herbster and the rest of USD’s athletic department staff are transitioning to […]

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