Red Dawgs in action Feb. 21

Red Dawgs in action Feb. 21 The Red Dawgs wheelchair basketball team will play an exhibition game on Saturday, Feb. 21 at 3:30 p.m. at the DakotaDome in Vermillion. The Red Dawgs will face the Vermillion All-Stars for the exhibition contest. Tickets for the game are $3. In addition, the Red Dawgs will also compete later that day at halftime of The University of South Dakota versus Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville men��?s and women��?s basketball games on Saturday. The Coyote basketball doubleheader starts at 6 p.m. with the women��?s game with the men��?s game to follow. The Red Dawgs are a group of young athletes (ages 19 and under) with permanent lower-limb disabilities who are from Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota. Dylan Fischbach of Vermillion is a member of the Red Dawgs team. He was the MVP of the national tournament in 2007-08. The Red Dawgs, who are undefeated this season, are defending national champions and also the 2009 Northern Conference Champions. At halftime of the USD women��?s basketball game, the Red Dawgs will face a collection of female athletes, while at halftime of the USD men��?s basketball game, the Red Dawgs will play against members of the Coyote football team.

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