Mar 12, 2014

Howling Pack auction to benefit USD student athletes

VERMILLION, S.D. -- The University of South Dakota’s Howling Pack, which provides support for student-athlete scholarships, is hosting Calling All Coyotes, a red-tie fundraiser set for 6-10:30 p.m. April 4 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center, 1101 N. West Ave.

In addition to hors d’oeuvres, dinner and live music by the Hegg Brothers, the event will feature both a live and silent auction.

Items up for bid range from getaways to Nantucket Island and the Masters Tournament and a trip to see the Final Four to fitness club memberships, concert tickets and Coyote memorabilia.

Tickets are $75 per person or $500 for a table of eight. They are available online at or by calling (605) 624-5714 by March 28.

The event is sponsored by CorTrust Bank. Calling All Coyotes proceeds will benefit USD student-athlete scholarships.

For additional information, contact Jon Schemmel, associate athletic director for development, USDF, (605) 659-4544,; or Jessi McCloy, assistant director of development, USDF, (605) 624-5714, (605) 624-605 624-57(

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Peter Carrels
The University of South Dakota
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