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.


79° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
MLB (10:10 PM)
NY Mets
Seattle
MLB (10:05 PM)
Baltimore
LA Angels
MLB (7:05 PM)
Los Angeles
Pittsburgh
MLB (7:05 PM)
San Francisco
Philadelphia
MLB (7:10 PM)
Miami
Atlanta
MLB (8:05 PM)
San Diego
Chicago Cubs
MLB (8:10 PM)
Cincinnati
Milwaukee
MLB (8:40 PM)
Washington
Colorado
MLB (7:05 PM)
Texas
NY Yankees
MLB (7:07 PM)
Boston
Toronto
MLB (8:10 PM)
Cleveland
Minnesota
MLB (8:10 PM)
Kansas City
Chicago WSox
MLB (10:05 PM)
Houston
Oakland
MLB (8:15 PM)
Tampa Bay
St. Louis
MLB (9:40 PM)
Detroit
Arizona
Updated: Jul 22, 2014 1:01PM
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

USD Womens' Bus Leaves For NCAA Tournament

March 20, 2014, 5:00 PM by Hailey Higgins

USD Womens' Bus Leaves For NCAA Tournament
VERMILLION, SD -

The University of South Dakota women's basketball team is on its way to its first ever NCAA tournament game. The team left for the first round game Thursday afternoon from the DakotaDome.

The women will square off on the hardwood against the second-seed Stanford Cardinal in Ames, Iowa Saturday night. And the women tell me they are excited for the game.

Fans cheer as the Coyote Women pack up for their first trip ever to the Division 1 NCAA Tournament. It comes after the USD team won the Summit Championship Tournament in Sioux Falls last week.

"I'm so excited," USD Point Guard Tia Hemiller said. "We've been waiting for this day forever and finally that we know who we play and we are excited to get down there and get comfortable."

Margaret McCloud says the team is overwhelmed by the fan support - not just in Vermillion - but across the state.

"It's incredible and it means so much and we are very thankful for them," McCloud said. "It just kind of makes it that much more exciting that they are supporting us and that they do care and are following our team."

Former Coyote Sen. John Thune is among the supporters wishing the women well.

"This is a hot team," Thune said. "They are playing really well. They've peaked at the right time. They play really well together. I, like a lot of South Dakotans, are really excited for Saturday."

And while the women are excited for their history-making game, they say they're staying focused.

"Just give it all you got because this could be our last game, but hopefully it's not," Hemiller said. "We are just going to give it our all."

KELOLAND Sports Director Travis Fossing is also making the trip.  He'll bring you live coverage beginning at 6:00 Friday evening and throughout the weekend as the Coyote journey continues. You can also check out our USD Coyotes Tournament page.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View sports

You may also like

Mike Miller Agrees To Contract With Cavaliers

7/15/2014 5:13 PM

A person familiar with the negotiations says free agent Mike Miller has agreed to a 2-year, $5.5 million contract with the Cavaliers, re-uniting him w...

Full Story
Hard Knocks: NFL Films Follows Tyler Starr

7/17/2014 10:45 PM

Hard Knocks is a reality sports series produced by NFL Films and HBO that follows a NFL team through training camp.  The 2014 season will be the ...

Full Story | Watch
Nick Kirkegaard: Racing In Memory Of Mom

7/21/2014 10:18 PM

Nick Kirkegaard grew up idolizing sprint car champion Terry McCarl.

Full Story | Watch
Back Where He Started

7/20/2014 11:00 PM

Hartford, South Dakota is just 12 miles from the Canaries stadium in Sioux Falls, but Sam Lind has traveled much further than that.

Full Story | Watch
Five To Enter Augustana's Athletic Hall Of Fame

7/21/2014 7:31 PM

Five former student-athletes, who excelled in their chosen sports, have been selected for induction into the Augustana College Athletic Hall of Fame.

Full Story


Events