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Summit League WBB Pre-Season Poll

Until somebody proves otherwise, South Dakota State is the team to beat in Summit League women's basketball. The Jackrabbits are the pick of the pre-season in a poll of the league's head coaches, Sports Information Directors and select media members.  SDSU has won 5 straight Summit League tournament championships. Here is the voting... and...
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Coyote Corner: Murtha, Manning lost for season

Last week's win over Missouri State has proven costly for USD in more ways than one. In addition to Tyler Starr's disqualification and impending half-game suspension, the Coyotes lost two other starters to season-ending injuries. Senior offensive lineman Marc Murtha and junior fullback Tom Manning each suffered knee injuries against the...
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Coyote Corner: Starr Suspension Upheld

It's official. Joe Glenn confirmed today that South Dakota has lost it's appeal of the targeting call against standout linebacker Tyler Starr. That means Starr - who leads the team with nine-and-a-half tackles for loss and six sacks this season - will have to sit out the first half of Saturday's game against Indiana State (1-4, 0-1 MVFC). Glenn...
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Sumner Numners - Update

UPDATE---Austin Sumner should throw himself onto the top of the Career Passing Yards list in the South Dakota State University record book this weekend.  He needs 135 yards against Southern Illinois on Saturday to break the Jackrabbit record held by Ryan Berry.  Sumner has thrown for at least 136 in his last 14 starts so the chances are very good...
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Coyote Corner: Notes on NAU

The USD football team faces its single longest road trip of the season this week, as it heads to Flagstaff, Ariz. for a non-conference game against No. 22 Northern Arizona. Common Opponent Both teams come into the game with 1-1 records and, ironically, both teams' wins have come against UC Davis. The Coyotes defeated the Aggies 10-7 in their...
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Coyote Corner: Q & A With David Herbster

Dave Boots' sudden retirement caught a lot of people by surprise, including USD athletic director David Herbster. In the days that followed, Herbster was forced to quickly and carefully consider his options. He ultimately decided to name Boots' longtime assistant Joey James as the program's interim head coach, while also announcing his intent...
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