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Jay Elsen

Coyote Corner: Meet The Captains

After nearly a month of practices, the University of South Dakota football team has named its captains for the 2014 season. I always find these announcements interesting because it’s not some pundit telling you who the leaders of a particular team will, or should, be. This comes straight from the team. These are the guys that the players feel best...

USD's Williams Headed Back To Bears

Just days after the Atlanta Falcons made former South Dakota linebacker Tyler Starr a seventh round draft pick, another team has come calling for one of Starr's former coaches. Coyotes defensive line coach Marquice Williams is headed to the Chicago Bears as part of the Bill Walsh NFL Minority Coaching Fellowship. The program's objective is to...
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Starr's Stock On The Rise

Like most NFL prospects, Tyler Starr had his highs and lows at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis a few weeks ago. His high was the three-cone drill, but his low was definitely the 40-yard dash. So at USD’s pro day at the Sanford Field House in Sioux Falls, Starr sought to improve that time and he did just that. “I had a couple of things to prove...
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Stewart Finally Stepping Forward For Coyotes

Injuries are always part of athletics, but Kelly Stewart's fight to get back on the basketball court at USD has involved, literally, waiting to put both feet forward. Stewart’s mind has always been basketball sharp, but her feet haven’t exactly been up to par. Before her senior year of high school, she suffered a left foot injury that required...
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Summit League Postseason Awards - Women

The Summit League announced its postseason awards during its annual Tip-Off Press Conference in Sioux Falls on Thursday afternoon. 2013-14 Summit League Women's Basketball Awards Player of the Year - Amanda Hyde, Fort Wayne Newcomer of the Year - Brooke LeMar, North Dakota State Sixth Woman of the Year - Kerri Young, South Dakota...
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Summit League Postseason Awards - Men

The Summit League announced it's postseason awards during its annual Tip-Off Press Conference in Sioux Falls on Thursday afternoon. 2013-14 Summit League Men's Basketball Awards Player of the Year - Taylor Braun, North Dakota State Newcomer of the Year - Garret Covington, Western Illinois Sixth Man of the Year - Mo Evans, Fort...
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