KYNT Local Sports for 5-15-18

Mount Marty College has signed Jamie Tebben of Redfield for their women’s basketball and track and field programs.  Tebben is a 6-foot center who has played two years for Dakota State University averaging over 9 points and 6 rebounds per game, she will compete in the weight events for the Lancer track and field squad, and she will major in Exercise Wellness at Mount Marty.

The Yankton Bucks high school club baseball team concludes its regular season with a home game tonight against Sioux Falls Lincoln at Riverside Field.  The Bucks are 8 and 9 overall and will compete in the Region Tournament on Saturday afternoon in Sioux Falls.

The Yankton High School track and field teams compete one more time before the state meet next weekend in the Rapid City area.  Yankton will take part in the Last Chance Meet tonight involving seven schools hosted by Sioux Falls Lincoln.

Yankton placed fourth out of eight teams at the E-S-D Conference Middle School Girls Golf Meet at Huron on Monday.  Jillian Eidsness led the Gazelles with a 103 total which placed sixth individually.

A former Coyote men’s basketball standout has been hired as the new Director of Operations for the staff of new head coach Todd Lee.  Casey Kasperbauer was a 2016 graduate and reached the one-thousand point career mark as a shooting guard for U-S-D.  Kasperbauer played a year of pro basketball in the Republic of Georgia and then was a marketing intern and skills coach at the Sanford Pentagon

South Dakota State has received an invitation to play in the National Softball Championship tournament starting Wednesday in Greeley, Colorado.  The Jacks enter the post-season for the first time in 22 years and will take their 34 and 16 season record against Colorado State at 4 p-m Wednesday in the first game of a four-team double elimination region tourney.

South Dakota State designated hitter Anthony Schneider was named the Summit League Baseball Player of the Week.  Schneider batted .579 last week with two home runs and nine RBI’s for the Jacks, who wrap up their regular season with a three-game series at North Dakota State beginning Thursday.