Jay Elsen

Coyote Corner: Weis has KU on alert

With eight FCS schools securing upsets over FBS programs on the opening weekend of the college football season, Kansas coach Charlie Weis wants to be sure his team comes ready to play against South Dakota on Sept. 7. Weis told reporters during Monday's Big 12 coaches teleconference that Kansas State's loss to North Dakota State hit especially...
Filed Under Football | College

Coyote Corner: First Test For Improved O-Line

When the 2012 season came to a close, the USD coaching staff circled the offensive line as one of the areas in need of the greatest improvement. That group had to get better, and the entire offseason program was designed to ensure that it did. Once fall camp arrived, it didn't take long to notice a difference. Junior quarterback Josh Vander Maten...
Filed Under Football | College | University of South Dakota

Coyote Corner: Scouting UC Davis

The Series The Coyotes first opponent of 2013 is a familiar one. As I wrote earlier this week, USD and UC Davis were conference rivals in the Great West Conference from 2009-11. The two sides squared off three times in that span, with the games being decided by a grand total of eight points. Oct. 10, 2009 (Vermillion, S.D.) - UC Davis...
Filed Under Football | College | University of South Dakota

Coyote Corner: MidcoSN Broadcast Schedule

Now that it's officially game week, it seems appropriate to remind everyone that MidcoSN will broadcast a total of five Coyote football games during the 2013 season. Aug. 31 - vs. UC Davis, 2 p.m. (HD) Oct. 5 - vs. Missouri State (Dakota Days), 2 p.m. Nov. 9 - vs. Montana, 1 p.m. Nov. 16 - vs. South Dakota State, 1 p.m. Nov. 23 - at North Dakota...
Filed Under Football | College | University of South Dakota

Coyote Corner: Injuries Mounting For USD

Football is a physical game, so injuries come with the territory. But, as USD head coach Joe Glenn said during the team's annual media day, "sometimes when it rains, it pours in the same spot." Unfortunately for Coach Glenn, the Coyotes are getting soaked. At least four players have been lost for the season. Two others are still being evaluated,...
Filed Under Football | College | University of South Dakota

Last Dance For SDSU Seniors

For the second year in a row South Dakota State women's basketball team will say goodbye to a group of seniors that have been a part of four consecutive NCAA Tournaments. Last year it was Jennie Sunnarborg and Jill Young. This year it will be Leah Dietel, Ashley Eide, and Katie Lingle. All five of those players have been major contributors to...
Filed Under Basketball | College