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Jay Elsen

Game Day: South Dakota vs Illinois State

It looks like it's going to be a beautiful fall afternoon at the newly-renovated Hancock Stadium on the campus of Illinois State University. Game time temperature is expected to be around 54 degrees, with winds out of the west-northwest at around 20 mph. South Dakota (4-3, 3-1 MVFC), which ended its 18-game road losing streak with last week's...
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Coyotes Hope To End Road Woes at UNI

With consecutive wins over Missouri State and Indiana State under its belt, the confidence level of the South Dakota football team is as high as it's been during the Joe Glenn era. The question now is whether the Coyotes (3-3, 2-1 MVFC) have managed to carry that momentum with them to Cedar Falls, Iowa for Saturday's match-up with No. 11/13...
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Coyotes MBB Picked 7th; Gruis Named All-Summit

The USD men's basketball team finished seventh in The Summit League last season (10-18, 5-12 SL), and it seems folks in and around the conference don't expect much of a change in 2013-14. Here's a look at the league's annual preseason poll - which is made up of votes from coaches, SIDs, and media - that was released on Wednesday: 2013-14...
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Bouma emerging as USD's go-to back

It looks like the Coyotes have found a featured running back. After splitting carries with fellow redshirt freshman Jordan Roberts for the first five games, Trevor Bouma, literally, took the ball and ran with it on Saturday, setting career-highs in carries (28), rushing yards (145), and rushing touchdowns (2) in leading the Coyotes to a 17-14...
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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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