USD aims to be consistent on defense
The USD football team prepares for their third playoff appearance in the last six seasons but this year the Yotes are much improved compared to their last two appearances. Just a season ago, USD allowed more than 29 points per game. But this year they average 23.7 points per contest, holding their opponents to nearly […]
South Dakota Coyotes to Host Waldorf in Final Game of Home Stretch
• South Dakota is set to host Waldorf in the final game of a three-game home stretch for the Coyotes. The game will be streamed on the Summit League Network and the Coyote Sports Network.
Argus Leader Elite 45: Meet the 2023 South Dakota high school football team
For more than 35 years, the Argus Leader has honored the best high school football players in South Dakota with a spot on the Elite 45 team. Here it is, the full list of the 45 best high school football players in South Dakota after the 2023 season:. Players are...
South Dakota preparing to face Sacramento State in FCS Playoffs Second Round
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - The South Dakota Coyotes are seeded in the FCS playoffs for the first time in program history, and will be playing Sacramento State after the Hornets beat North Dakota in Grand Forks last week. Head Coach Bob Nielson said like every team that...
USD to offer officiating classes for volleyball and football
USD is partnering with the South Dakota High School Activities Association to train more sports officials.
SportsZone Football Player of the Year Nominee: Elk Point-Jefferson’s Keaton Gale
SIOUX CITY, IOWA (KCAU) – We’ve reached the halfway mark of our SportsZone Football Player of the Year countdown, bringing us to the 5th nominee on our list: Elk Point-Jefferson junior quarterback/linebacker Keaton Gale. An explosive talent who helped the Huskies to a Class 11B State runner up finish. Our Week 9 Player of the […]
2023 SDHSAA Fall Sports and Activities Recap
When volleyball came to an end almost a week and a half ago, it closed the door on another fall season of high school sports and activities in South Dakota. A lot happened this fall, so it's important to look back at all the action. South Dakota Public Broadcasting told...
Bob Nielson and his players never stopped believing after last season
VERMILLION, S.D. (Dakota News Now) -And what a turnaround from last year’s 3-8 team for Bob Nielson and his Coyotes. They went 9-2 with losses to Missouri and SDSU. The Yotes are the 3-seed in the FCS playoffs and got a bye so they could enjoy Thanksgiving. And they go into Saturday’s Sacramento State with plenty of belief and confidence.
USD volleyball earns berth to National Invitational Volleyball Championship
FORT COLLINS, COLORADO (KCAU) – South Dakota is headed to postseason play for the fifth-straight season. The Coyotes were selected to play in the National Volleyball Invitational Championship for the second time in program history. The Coyotes claimed a share of the Summit League regular season title after going 12-4 in league play and 18-10 […]
USD’s Mogensen earns MVFC Defensive Player of the Year, Nielson wins NVFC Coach of the Year
VERMILLION, S.D. (KCAU) – The Missouri Valley Football Conference unveiled its all-league teams and yearly awards, and the season just keeps getting more memorable for South Dakota football as Brock Mogensen wins Defensive Player of the Year with head coach Bob Nielson winning Coach of the Year. Mogensen was a heat-seeker in the secondary. A […]
🏈 Former Buhler star named first team all-conference selection
VERMILLION, S.D. — Former Buhler High School grad, Brendan Webb was named to the first team of the Missouri Valley Football Conference all-conference football team on Monday. Webb has had a stellar senior year for the Coyotes in Vermillion, South Dakota. He has helped anchor the defensive line and...
GISW One in Vermillion Retired; Stud Plans Pending
This summer's GI H. Allen Jerkens Memorial S. winner One in Vermillion (c, 3, Army Mule–Given Star, by Any Given Saturday) injured a fetlock in early November after a workout at Zia Park and has been retired from racing, according to a report in Daily Racing Form. One in...
Coyotes, Panthers to clash on White Out Wednesday
South Dakota hosts Northern Iowa for a game at 6 p.m. Wednesday night inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center in Vermillion, South Dakota. The game will be a "White Out" theme night. The game will be streamed on the Summit League Network, available on the Midco Sports Plus app. A...
Air Force clips South Dakota
VERMILLION, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - Air Force held off South Dakota in the final few seconds to pick up its fifth-straight win of the season. The Falcons defeated the Yotes 58-57 inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center Sunday afternoon. Jeffrey Mills hit the game-winning bucket for Air Force (6-2)...
Returning state wrestlers set to lead Akron-Westfield
AKRON — The Akron-Westfield wrestling team will turn to a talented group of seniors to help lead them this season. The Westerners had three wrestlers make the state tournament last year and all three will be returning for their senior seasons. “I’ve got three really good seniors, actually I’ve...
Coyote women crush South Carolina State at Sanford Pentagon
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - South Dakota junior guard Grace Larkins was chasing a triple-double in leading the Coyotes to a 72-52 victory over South Carolina State on Saturday afternoon inside the Sanford Pentagon. Larkins finished with 16 points on a perfect 5-of-5 shooting day with eight rebounds...
Exciting Showdown: University of South Dakota vs South Carolina State Women's Basketball Game at Sanford Pentagon
Get ready, basketball fans! The Sanford Pentagon is about to heat up with a thrilling non-conference matchup. On Sat, Nov 25, from 1pm to 5pm, the University of South Dakota women’s basketball team will go head-to-head with South Carolina State at the Sanford Pentagon, 2210 W Pentagon Pl, Sioux Falls, SD.
South Dakota vs. CSU Bakersfield December 9 Tickets & Start Time
The South Dakota Coyotes (4-2) will play the CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners (3-3) at 2:00 PM ET on Saturday, December 9, 2023. This contest is available via ESPN+. If you're looking to go to this matchup in person, head to Ticketmaster to purchase your tickets!. South Dakota vs. CSU Bakersfield Game...
Coyotes savor their first Thanksgiving playoff bye
VERMILLION, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - The South Dakota Coyote football team is home for the Thanksgiving holiday this week thanks to having the number three seed in the FCS playoffs and a bye in the opening round. It’s the first time in making their third FCS Playoff appearance in...
Youth Basketball Report For Week 4
Vermillion Sparks fourth grade girls lost a close one to Sioux City East 18-14 this past weekend. Kate Uhl led the team with six points. Eva Peterson scored four points and grabbed a team high three rebounds. Addie Taggart and Paisley Carter each scored a basket in the loss. Sparks are now 3-3 on the season.