USD student recognized for outstanding undergraduate research at Sanibel Symposium

University of South Dakota student Wendi Sapp of Elkhorn, NE, was honored with the Dell-Intel/O’Brien Award for Undergraduate Students for her research on computationally modeling metal-organic supercontainers at the 54th annual Sanibel Symposium on St. Simons Island, GA, last month. Sapp, a senior chemistry major, is a relative newcomer to … Read Article

Trip to Ames continues Coyotes’ amazing ride

Sen. John Thune informally chats with members of the USD women’s basketball team after they finished loading their bags and equipment on the team bus at the DakotaDome early Thursday morning. (Photo by David Lias)

By David Lias david.lias@plaintalk.net VERMILLION – The amazing ride that the South Dakota Coyotes women basketball team has been on this season continued Thursday, March 20 – literally – when their bus pulled out of the DakotaDome parking lot headed towards Ames, IA. The final destination for the team is … Read Article

South Dakota plays Stanford on Saturday to open NCAA Women’s Tourney

Members of the South Dakota women’s basketball team erupt into wild applause when they learn during Monday’s watch party in the Muenster University Center that they will face Stanford in Ames, IA, in the NCAA Tournament March 22. Pictured from left are Emily Smith, Raeshel Contreras, Bridget Arens, Madeleine White, Tia Hemiller, Heidi Hoff and Taylor Moore. (Photo by David Lias)

By Jeremy Hoeck jeremy.hoeck@yankton.net VERMILLION — The University of South Dakota women would have been excited with any location. But Ames, Iowa? Hearing that pop up on the big screen TV at the Muenster University Center was a welcomed surprise for the Coyotes, who celebrated their NCAA Tournament selection with … Read Article

USD to begin search for next men’s basketball coach; James apparently out

By Jeremy Hoeck jeremy.hoeck@yankton.net The University of South Dakota has apparently parted ways with interim men’s basketball coach Joey James. After guiding the Coyotes to a 12-18 record this season, James will not be retained on a permanent basis following his only season leading the program. He took over for … Read Article