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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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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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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Women’s Basketball Transfers Show Out in Season Opener

The Coyotes women’s basketball team faced off against the Northern State University Wolves on Nov. 6 in their first game of the season. This is the first matchup between these two teams since 2007. The Coyotes defeated the Wolves 85-57 for the first win of the season The Wolves started senior guard Rianna Fillipi, sophomore […]

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Women’s Basketball Bringing the Hammer Next Season

The Coyotes Women’s Basketball team finished the 2022-2023 season with an overall record of 14-16 and 10-8 in conference play finishing fourth in the Summit League. This was the first season under new coach Kayla Karius after former head coach Dawn Plitzuweit left for West Virginia. Sophomore guard Grace Larkins said that the team has […]

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The Transfer Portal Creates New Opportunities for Incoming and Outgoing Coyote Athletes

The Transfer Portal has become the new normal for college athletics with more players entering it the last couple of seasons. Let’s take a look at the outgoing and incoming transfers for the football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball teams as of this issue. Football: 10 players exit the Coyotes football team, seven of which […]

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