Soccer Losses Defensive Battle Against Rival Jackrabbits

The women’s soccer team played in their first conference game of the season against St. Thomas on Sept. 21  The Coyotes started the game with two goals, the first coming from freshman midfielder Brooke Conway assisted by fifth year forward Shaylee Gailus. The next goal came from senior forward Ashby Johnston and she was assisted […]

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New Dean of Students Amid Campus Restructure

After more than 10 years of service, Kim Grieve has left her role as dean of students at USD. Kate Fitzgerald, former housing director, has taken over the position in addition to serving as assistant vice president for student support services.   According to her LinkedIn profile, Grieve began as vice president of student affairs […]

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Women’s Basketball Loses in Quarterfinals, First Time in Six Years

The women’s basketball team fell 92-69 to Oral Roberts in the quarterfinals of the Summit League Tournament on Sunday. This is the first time the Coyotes have lost in the quarterfinals since 2017, former head coach Dawn Plitzuweit’s first year with the program. The 2017 loss was also the last time current head coach Kayla […]

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Former Coyote Wins Super Bowl Alongside The Chiefs

In Vermillion, it was Chiefs mania as many gathered to watch former Coyote lineback Jack Cochrane play in Super Bowl LVII against the Philadelphia Eagles.  The journey for Cochrane began at the University of South Dakota where he tallied 327 tackles, five sacks and six interceptions throughout his collegiate career.  Following his senior season, he […]

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Women’s Basketball Falls to Jackrabbits in Vermillion

On Saturday, the women’s basketball team hosted their in-state rival  South Dakota State. This is the second meeting between the two teams this season as SDSU defeated the Coyotes in Brookings, 118-59.  The game opened up with South Dakota winning the tipoff and instantly hitting a 3-point shot from redshirt freshman guard Cassidy Carson, who […]

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Men’s basketball splits home games against North Dakota programs

The Coyotes split last week’s games against the North Dakota teams. In a tightly matched competition against Summit League rivals North Dakota State University (NDSU) on Jan. 27, the men’s team eventually fell to the Bison in overtime, 74-62. They then played University of North Dakota (UND) on Jan. 29, where the Coyotes beat the […]

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South Dakota soccer heads to the Summit League Tournament, facing No. 1 Denver

The South Dakota Coyote soccer team (9-6-1)  is seeded fourth to take on No. 1 seed Denver (14-1-1) in the Summit League women’s soccer tournament hosted in Omaha, Nebraska. The game is set to play April 15 at 2 p.m. The winner of the South Dakota State (12-0-4) and Omaha (8-4-4)  game will play the […]

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USD-SDSU football game canceled

Saturday’s Missouri Valley Football Conference matchup between the Coyotes and the Jackrabbits scheduled to be played at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium in Brookings has been canceled following a positive test within the USD football program. The Missouri Valley Conference announced on Monday that the matchup between the two schools would be canceled. Due to a […]

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Coyote basketball drops three in Brookings

The men’s and women’s basketball teams traveled to Brookings last weekend to take on the South Dakota State Jackrabbits. Friday night started with a women’s game tip-off at 5 p.m. SDSU took an early lead in the first period and maintained that lead throughout the game. Freshman guard, Maddie Krull scored the first points for […]

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