Three Yankton Gazelles standout senior athletes have signed to compete in college sports at NCAA Division Two or higher. Jaiden Boomsma has agreed to compete in Track & Field at South Dakota State…Madison Wuebben will play basketball at the University of Sioux Falls…and Kelsey Oswald will play soccer at the University of Sioux Falls. Boomsma, Wuebben and Oswald each helped the Gazelles win the state soccer championship last month.
The South Dakota high school football season is over after three championship games were held Friday in Brookings. The Pierre Governors capped off an unbeaten season with a 32-16 win over Brookings in the Class 11-AA title game. Bridgewater-Emery-Ethan won the Class 11-B championship by edging Winner 21-14 on Friday. Friday night, Sioux Falls O’Gorman won the 11-AA championship with a 21-16 victory over Brandon Valley.
Mount Marty College will have their first home basketball games of the G-PAC schedule this afternoon, as the Lancers entertain Hastings College in a women’s and men’s doubleheader. The Hastings women are unbeaten and rated 16th in the nation, while the Broncos are 5 and 1 in men’s basketball. Our broadcast of Mount Marty basketball begins at 1:30 today on 1450, KYNT.
South Dakota won their first men’s basketball home game of the season with an 88-69 victory over Texas Southern last night. Coyote senior Tyler Hagedorn scored a career-high 33 points and set a Summit League record by making all eighth of his three-point attempts.
The USD volleyball squad won their 23rd consecutive match with a 3-1 victory at Western Illinois last night. The Coyotes are 26 and 1 overall and will finish their regular season scheduled with a match at Purdue-Fort Wayne tomorrow at noon.
The South Dakota football team plays at top-ranked and defending national champion North Dakota State today at 2:30. Ninth-ranked South Dakota State has their final home football game today at 2 against number-five Northern Iowa.