User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


59° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Most Popular Today


USD Plays Football Game At Howard Wood

October 20, 2012, 10:02 PM by Jenna Petrak

USD Plays Football Game At Howard Wood
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

It was a change of venue on Saturday for the University of South Dakota coyotes. But you couldn’t tell if you looked up into the stands.

Thousands came out as the University of South Dakota and North Dakota State University battled it out at Howard Wood field.

USD chose to play at Howard Wood, in hopes of attracting more people to the game and to the city of Sioux Falls.

With a packed outdoor stadium, the change of venue could easily be interpreted as a success.

Earlier on Saturday, the thousands tailgating like Willy Gartner and his crew from West Fargo were looking forward to the new atmosphere the outdoor field would have.

"It looks like it's going to be a lot of fun," Gartner said.

While some say they would have gone to the game regardless of the location, the fact that Howard Wood is outdoors is a plus.

"I would have gone to the game in vermillion, but, let's face it, being outdoors is so much better," Dave Ruzicka said.

And Ruzicka says being outside not only makes for a better pre-game party, but a better football game too.

"Football is meant to be played outdoors, period." Ruzicka said.

Back at the game, the packed stands prove that USD’s decision to give up a home game to play a game in Sioux Falls wasn't a bad idea at all.

In addition to playing outdoors, this is the first game where alcohol was served in the stands.

This article has been revised to reflect the following correction:
The headline has been changed to better reflect the story.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments





Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View news

You may also like

ISIS 'Kill List' Said To Include Target In Rapid City

3/24/2015 2:30 PM

CBS News confirms ISIS has a target in South Dakota.

Full Story
Family: Crow Creek BIA Superintendent Stabbed At His Office

3/25/2015 4:36 PM

An investigation is underway into the stabbing of the Crow Creek BIA Superintendent.

Full Story
Four Arrested On Drug Charges, Accused Of Making Hashish Oil

3/23/2015 1:32 PM

Four people are accused of making drugs just a block away from from the Clay County sheriff's office.

Full Story
Man Accidentally Shoots Himself During SD Gun Show

3/23/2015 4:11 PM

Police in northeastern South Dakota say a man accidentally shot himself during a gun show.

Full Story
Teenager Dies Following Rollover Crash

3/25/2015 5:13 PM

A 14-year-old Belle Fourche boy died as the result of a rollover crash.

Full Story


Events