Women’s Basketball Gets Revenge on Northern Colorado

In the third game of the season, the Coyotes women’s basketball team took on the Northern Colorado Bears, a rematch from last year that the Bears won 72-65. The match started with the Coyotes’ sophomore center Walker Demers hitting two free throws and making a layup to put the Coyotes up 4-0 with 7:22 left […]

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USD Raises their 2022 Season Banners in Home Openers

The women’s volleyball team played a three-game series starting Thursday, Sept. 7 through Friday, Sept. 8 at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. For the first game, the Coyotes took on the Drake Bulldogs at 6 p.m on Thursday. Drake outscored South Dakota 25-17 in the first set, but the Coyotes bounced back to claim the […]

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Juhnke Ties Program Record

The South Dakota volleyball team hosted their southern-most rivals in the Summit League in Oral Roberts and Kansas City.  South Dakota had a record of 16-2 overall and 5-1 in conference play entering this week’s games.  South Dakota won in three sets against the Golden Eagles (25-15, 25-19, 25-16).  “I think we came out with […]

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Volleyball comes out on top in South Dakota Classic

The Coyotes hosted their second tournament inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center (SCSC), where they took on CSU Bakersfield, West Virginia and Northern Colorado. Sept. 9, saw the Coyotes take on the Roadrunners, where they went on to sweep CSU in three sets (25-17, 25-23, 25-22).  Junior outside hitter Elizabeth Juhnke led the match with […]

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USD to host October commencement for spring 2020 graduates

On Saturday, Oct. 24, USD will host a commencement ceremony for students who graduated in the spring of 2020 and would have walked if not for the pandemic. The ceremony will be held for both undergraduate and graduate students and will take place at 9 a.m. in the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. Laura McNaughton, chief […]

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Graduating into the unknown

The graduating class of 2020 is finishing their time at USD while not actually being on campus. Due to COVID-19, classes were moved online for the rest of the semester and the commencement ceremony was postponed. On April 28, USD officially announced the ceremony would be held on Oct. 24, 2020. The future date for […]

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Sports Rewind: USD volleyball opens the Sanford Coyote Sports Center with a win

EDITORS NOTE: This is the third and final edition of Coyote Rewind for the spring semester. This week we flash back to August 2016, when the Coyote volleyball team played the first game in the brand new Sanford Coyote Sports Center. The original article was written by former Volante reporter Max Tushla. Lights out. With […]

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Coyotes look to experienced cast as Summit League Tournament approaches

In his first season at the helm, USD men’s basketball head coach Todd Lee led his team to a 13-17 overall record, a six seed in the Summit League tournament and a first-round exit at the hands of Purdue Fort Wayne. Now, a year later, Lee has led the Coyotes to a 20-11 record, a […]

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Women’s basketball secures top seed in Summit League Tournament with 76-47 win over North Dakota

The No. 20/12 South Dakota Coyotes (27-2, 16-0 conf.) clinched the regular-season Summit League Championship after defeating North Dakota 76-47. The starting five included all four seniors who were celebrating senior day and junior Chloe Lamb. The seniors Megan Bonar, Madison McKeever, Ciara Duffy and Taylor Fredrick have all played for the Coyotes for four […]

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Bison stifle Coyotes in SCSC

In a battle between two of the Summit League’s best, the Coyotes (19-10, 9-5 CONF) fell short to North Dakota State University (20-7, 11-2 CONF) on Wednesday in the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. NDSU and USD came into the game ranked second and third respectively in the Summit League standings, both trailing South Dakota State. […]

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