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MidcoSN Podcast: USD Preseason Preview

Bob Nielson and the South Dakota Coyotes are set to kickoff the 2017 season Saturday night (Sept. 2), in Des Moines, against Drake. Jay Elson teamed up with USD Radio Sideline Reporter John Thayer - also of ESPN 1570 in Yankton - to give you the most in-depth preseason analysis imaginable.
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MidcoSN Podcast: Logan Storley Ready For Bellator 181

South Dakota native Logan Storley is prepping for the biggest fight of his young MMA career against Kemmyelle Haley. Jay Elsen brings you a preview.

Races Red Flagged At Badlands Motor Speedway

Jay Elsen outlines the controversy between Chuck Brennan and the Med-Star Dirt Track Race Rescue Team at Badlands Motor Speedway.

Smith "Proud" To Be USD's Coach

Believe whatever you want, but Craig Smith says he is right where he wants to be. “I’m the head coach at the University of South Dakota and I’m proud of it,” Smith said Friday. That was his first public comment since reports surfaced earlier in the week that he had verbally committed to become the head coach at Drake University. On that note,...

Q&A With Bob Nielson

A few hours after he had officially unveiled his 2017 recruiting class, I caught up with South Dakota head football coach Bob Nielson in Sioux Falls. Here is the full transcript of that interview: JE: Let’s start with your overall impressions. Class number two for you here at USD and what appears to be another successful recruiting cycle. BN:...
Filed Under Football | College | University of South Dakota

USD Recruiting Update

South Dakota knew what it needed and, judging exclusively by the numbers, it looks like they got it. More than half of the 31 high school football standouts that inked a National Letter of Intent with the Coyotes Wednesday (Feb. 1) will play either offensive or defensive line. There's no way to know if any of them will make an immediate impact,...
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