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KYNT Sports 10-8-15

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Northwestern edged Mount Marty 2-1 in women’s soccer Wednesday in Yankton.  Alexandra Max scored the Lancer goal and Yankton’s Courtney True recorded 11 saves.  In the men’s game, Northwestern scored seven goals in the first half and rolled past Mount Marty 11-0.

South Dakota State wide receiver Jake Wieneke has been added to the official watch list for the F-C-S National Offensive Player of the Year.  Wieneke has 29 receptions for 567 yards and six touchdowns in the first four games for the Jacks.  Eighth-ranked S-D-S-U will host 19th-ranked Indiana State Saturday at 6 p-m in Brookings, while U-S-D visits Western Illinois Saturday at 3 p-m.

There are three weeks remaining in the regular season for area high school football teams.  In the playoff point averages for South Dakota teams, Yankton is second in Class 11-Double-A, the Bon Homme Cavaliers are third in their Region in Class 9-Double-A, while Scotland and Alcester-Hudson lead their Regions in Class 9-A and 9-B.  Creighton is first in Class D-1 football in the state of Nebraska, in Class D-2 unbeaten Osmond is 11th and Wynot is 13th in the playoff points, while Crofton is 16th and Hartington Cedar Catholic 23rd in Class C-2 football.

The 48th annual South Dakota Girls Tennis State Tournament begins this morning.  There will be 21 teams competing in action at Sioux Falls Washington, McKennan Park in Sioux Falls and Brandon Valley.  The state tourney runs through Saturday.

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KYNT Sports 10-7-15

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Sioux Falls O’Gorman won the Class Double-A Boys Golf State title with a 611 total at Meadowbrook Golf Course in Rapid City, while Yankton placed 11th at the state meet with a 685 score.  Senior Mason Sundleaf totaled 164 and finished 26th for the Bucks, while freshman Michael Frick was 49th with a two-day score of 173.

Aberdeen Roncalli won the Class A Boys Golf championship with a 660 total at Pine Hills in Milbank, ten strokes better than runner-up Parkston.  Vermillion finished tenth in the team standings and Paul Schwasinger was named all-tourney for the Tanagers by placing 19th with a 170 total.

In the Nebraska Class C-3 Girls Golf district at the Wayne Country Club, Hartington Cedar Catholic finished in fourth place and sophomore Cassidy Ullrich took third with a 94 and qualified for the state meet next week in North Platte.

Top-ranked Harrisburg defeated Yankton 3-1 in volleyball last night.  Senior Becky Frick had 11 kills for the Gazelles, while sophomore Holly Mines had 17 digs.

Morningside dominated the deciding fifth set 15-7, and upset Mount Marty 3-2 in volleyball last night at the Cimpl Arena.  Sierra Kloth (klohth) paced the Lancers with 22 kills and 5 aces and Amber Dysthe (diss-tee) had 42 assists as they fell to ninth in the G-PAC with a 2 and 7 record.

Mount Marty has a home soccer doubleheader against Northwestern today, with the women’s game at 2:00 followed by the men’s game at 4 at the Easton field.

South Dakota State junior Megan Mingo of Yankton tied for sixth place In Lincoln at the Chip-N-Club Invitational.  Mingo had a three-round total of 218 as the Jacks finished second in the meet.

U-S-D senior Jordan Rykal placed third in the Zach Johnson Invitational in Des Moines, as he finished the 54-hole tournament at three-over-par for the Coyotes
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KYNT Sports 10-6-15

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Mount Marty won the G-PAC Women’s Golf Qualifier number-two Monday at Hastings with a 332 total and the Lancers vaulted into first place in the overall conference standings, ten strokes ahead of Dakota Wesleyan and Nebraska Wesleyan.  Mount Marty junior Logan Wagner of Parkston is third in the standings with a 163 and junior Kellie Winckler of Lake Andes is fourth at 164.

Mount Marty has a home G-PAC volleyball match against Morningside tonight.  The Lancers are ninth in the conference, while the Mustangs are winless and 12th in the G-PAC.  Our broadcast will begin at 7:15 p-m on AM 1450, KYNT.

Brookings swept Yankton in volleyball on Monday, winning the first game easily 25-12 and then edging the Gazelles by two consecutive scores of 29-27.  Becky Frick and Sophie Drotzmann each had 11 kills for Yankton, while Ellie Fedders had 18 assists.  Yankton is 3 and 9 and plays at top-rated Harrisburg tonight. 

The Yankton Bucks stand in 11th place after the first day of the Class Double-A Boys Golf state tournament in Rapid City.  O’Gorman shot a 304 total with Lincoln second at 308, while the Bucks had a 348.  Mason Sundleaf led Yankton with an 84, and the tournament concludes today at Meadowbrook Golf Course.  Aberdeen Roncalli leads Parkston by two shots after the first day of the Class A Boys Golf state tourney at Pine Hills Golf Course in Milbank.

Yankton had three total selections on the All-ESD Conference Soccer first team announced Monday.  All-ESD Conference honors went to Gazelles seniors Brianna Benjamin and Erin Luken, and Bucks senior Treyson Slate.

The Yankton Bucks J-V/Sophomore football team rolled past Norfolk 26-10 yesterday.  Garrett Tennant had a pair of touchdown passes for Yankton, and Jsoh Galvan-Hofer scored on a kickoff return.

Yankton is still third in the South Dakota Sportswriters Class 11-Double-A football poll this week, Bon Homme is ranked third in Class 9-Double-A, with unbeaten Scotland second in 9-A football and Alcester-Hudson rated fourth in Class 9-B.

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KYNT Sports 10-5-15

Monday, October 5, 2015

In a defensive battle, Sioux Falls Lincoln scored the only goal in overtime and edged Yankton 1-0 in the boys’ soccer state quarterfinals on Saturday.  The Bucks ended up with a 6-7-1 record for the season.

The Yankton volleyball team is 3 and 8 this fall, and the Gazelles will host 8 and 9 Brookings in a match tonight starting at 7 p-m at the Summit Activities Center.

Both of South Dakota’s Division One schools lost to top-ten teams in college football on Saturday.  Tenth-ranked Youngstown State scored the first 24 points in the Dome and defeated U-S-D 31-3 on Saturday.  Second-ranked North Dakota State scored the first 28 points and beat S-D-S-U 28-7 Saturday night before a record crowd in Brookings.

U-S-D defeated Denver 4-1 in women’s soccer on Sunday, as the Coyotes evened their Summit League record at 1 and 1.  In volleyball Sunday, Denver beat the Coyotes 3-1 as U-S-D is now winless in four league matches.

U-S-D won the women’s cross-country team title Saturday at the South Dakota State Classic in Brookings as seniors Amber Eichkorn and Katie Wetzstein placed one-two for the Coyotes.  U-S-D finished fourth in the men’s division, as Isaac Allen was runner-up and Yankton sophomore Brice Cowman placed 16th.

Doane College took a pair of soccer games over Mount Marty Saturday afternoon.  The Tigers edged the Lancers 2-0 in the women’s contest, and then Doane won the men’s game 11-0.

Mount Marty will compete in the G-PAC qualifier number-two this afternoon for Women’s Golf.  The Lancers are tied for second in the conference with today’s meet hosted by Hastings College.

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KYNT Sports 10-3

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Sioux Falls O’Gorman scored touchdowns on their first four possessions and defeated Yankton 35-0 last night at Crane-Youngworth Field.  The Knights had 360 yards rushing as Steve Kueter picked up his 284th victory and tied Yankton’s Max Hawk for the most coaching victories in South Dakota high school history.  Rayden Terca accounted for 132 total yards of offense for the Bucks, who are now 3 and 3 overall and will travel to play Huron next Friday.

The Yankton Gazelles club softball team lost twice at the state tournament in Sioux Falls on Friday.  Watertown blanked the Gazelles 6-0 and Brandon Valley beat Yankton 14-2, as the Gazelles finished with an 11 and 20 season record.

Fourth-ranked Midland defeated Mount Marty in G-PAC volleyball last night 3-0.  The Lancers are 2 and 6 in the conference and will host Morningside on Tuesday.

North Dakota State lost the first game and then came back to defeat U-S-D 3-1 last night.  The Coyotes are winless in three Summit League matches and will play at Denver on Sunday.

The U-S-D football team hopes to celebrate Dakota Days in style as they face tenth-ranked Youngstown State today at 2:00 in the Dome.  Both teams are 2-1 on the season heading into the conference opener today.

South Dakota State will open the Missouri Valley Conference schedule tonight, as the Jacks host four-time defending national champion North Dakota State at 6:00 in Brookings.

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KYNT Sports 10-2-15

Friday, October 2, 2015

Watertown won the E-S-D conference tennis meet Thursday at the Yankton courts, while the host Gazelles took ninth place.  Yankton’s Mimi Garcia and Sophie Kouri each won the consolation title for their singles divisions.  The state tennis meet is next Thursday through Saturday at Brandon and Sioux Falls.

The Yankton Gazelles were third and the Bucks took fifth at the South Sioux City cross-country invitational yesterday.  Senior Savannah Woods won the girls race and Madison McClure placed fifth.

The Yankton Gazelles defeated Mitchell in volleyball last night by scores of 25-9, 25-17, 10-25 and 26-24.   Senior Becky Frick had 16 kills, 15 digs and 6 aces for the Gazelles, who are now 3 and 8 on the season and one game out of third place in the district standings.

Sioux Falls Lincoln nipped Yankton 20-19 in freshman football last night.  Rex Ryken led the Bucks with five catches for 139 yards, including three touchdowns.

Yankton will host Sioux Falls O’Gorman tonight at Crane-Youngworth Field, with both teams at 3 and 2 on the season.  O’Gorman coach Steve Kueter is one win behind Yankton’s Max Hawk in the all-time victory list for South Dakota high school football coaches. Our broadcast begins at 6:05 pm on AM 1450, KYNT.

In high school football tonight, Hartington Cedar Catholic will host unbeaten Battle Creek, Lutheran Northeast will visit Crofton, Bloomfield travels to Wakefield, Bon Homme will host unbeaten Colman-Egan, Gayville-Volin goes to Tripp-Delmont-Armour, and Irene-Wakonda plays at Centerville.

The Yankton Gazelles face sixth-seed Watertown in the softball state tournament opener today at Sherman Park in Sioux Falls.  The Gazelles enter the state tourney with an 11 and 18 season record.

Mount Marty took tenth place out of 11 teams in the G-PAC Men’s Golf Qualifier Number Two Thursday in Lincoln.  Luke Lecker paced the Lancers with a 76 on Thursday, while freshman Joe Brinkman stands in 28th place to lead Mount Marty.  

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KYNT Sports 10-1-15 Update

Thursday, October 1, 2015

There are five teams within a dozen strokes of each other, and Mount Marty is tied for second after the G-PAC Qualifier Number One for women’s golf.  Morningside has the team lead with a 342 after the opening round at Two Rivers Golf Club in North Sioux City, while the Lancers and Dakota Wesleyan each shot a 346 score on Wednesday.  Mount Marty juniors Logan Wagner of Parkston and Kellie Winckler of Lake Andes are tied for third place after 83’s yesterday.

The G-PAC Qualifier Number Two for men’s golf is today at Wilderness Ridge Golf Club in Lincoln.

Dakota Wesleyan started strong and nipped Mount Marty 3-2 in volleyball last night in Mitchell, winning the deciding fifth game 15-11.  Sierra Kloth (klohth) led the Lancers with 15 kills and 4 blocks, while Amber Dysthe (diss-tee) recorded 42 assists.  Mount Marty is 2 and 5 in the G-PAC and will play at unbeaten and fourth-ranked Midland University Friday night.

The Yankton Gazelles volleyball team is 2 and 8 on the season and will look to defeat Mitchell for a second time when they face each other at 7:00 tonight at the Summit Activities Center.  Our broadcast begins at 6:50 p-m on AM 1450, KYNT.

Yankton will host the E-S-D Conference Girls Tennis championships all day today.  The action for the nine teams will begin at 8 a-m at both the Yankton High School and Memorial Park tennis courts.

The Yankton cross-country runners will compete in the South Sioux City Invitational starting at 4:15 today, the Yankton Bucks freshmen football squad plays at Sioux Falls Lincoln this afternoon, and the Gazelles Cheer and Dance teams will compete in the Sioux Falls O’Gorman invitational this evening.

The Yankton Bucks soccer team will now face third-seed Sioux Falls Lincoln in the Class Double-A state quarterfinals on Saturday.  The game will start at 1 p-m Yankton Trails Park in Sioux Falls.  Last night, the Bucks upset Watertown 3-0 as Gabe Wenzlaff scored all three Yankton goals.

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KYNT Sports 10-1-15

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The Yankton Bucks soccer team upset sixth-seed Watertown 3-0 last night in the first round of the Class Double-A playoffs.  Gabe Wenzlaff scored all three goals for Yankton, which will play at third-seed Sioux Falls Lincoln Saturday in the state quarterfinals.

Aberdeen Central blanked Yankton 5-0 Tuesday in the first round of the girls soccer playoffs, as the Gazelles ended up with a 4-7-2 record for the season.

West Central edged Vermillion 3-2 in the opening round of the Class A girls soccer playoffs last night, beating the Tanagers on penalty kicks after double overtime.

Morningside swept a pair of soccer matches from Mount Marty on Tuesday.  The Mustangs took the women’s game 6-0 and won the men’s contest 5-0 over MMC.

Mount Marty will compete in the Women’s Golf G-PAC Qualifier Number One today, as Briar Cliff will host the meet at Two Rivers Golf Club in North Sioux City.

Mount Marty has a G-PAC volleyball matchup at Dakota Wesleyan tonight.  The Lancers are 2 and 4 in the conference and in eighth place, while the Tigers are tied for ninth with a 1 and 4 record.  Our broadcast on 1450 KYNT starts at 7:20 p-m.

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KYNT Sports 9-29-15

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

The Mount Marty men’s golf team placed eighth out of 15 teams at the Doane College Invitational at Wilderness Ridge Golf Course in Lincoln.  The Lancers shot a team total of 323, led by a 74 from Robbie Neswick.

Today, the Mount Marty women’s golf team will compete in Lincoln at the Nebraska Wesleyan Invitational.

The Mount Marty College soccer teams have a doubleheader at Morningside College today, with the women’s game at 5:30 and the men’s contest at 8:00.

U-S-D will open its conference football schedule this Saturday at 2 p-m with a Dakota Days contest against tenth-ranked Youngstown State.  South Dakota State is seventh in the coaches poll this week, and will face second-ranked N-D-S-U.

The Yankton High School soccer teams will be on the road tomorrow for the first round of the playoffs.  The tenth-seed Gazelles play at Aberdeen Central Tuesday, with the game at 4:00 at Swisher Field next to the high school.  The eleventh-seed Bucks visit Watertown tomorrow and face the Arrows at 6:00 at the Anza Soccer Complex.  Tuesday’s winners advance to the state quarter-finals on Saturday.

Brandon Valley edged Yankton 26-21 Monday in the J-V/sophomore football game.  Garrett Tennant passed for 139 yards and two touchdowns for the Bucks.

The Yankton Bucks fell to third place in the South Dakota Sportswriters football poll this week after losing at top-rated Pierre last Friday.  Brookings is second, with Harrisburg and Mitchell tied for fourth place.  Bon Homme has jumped up to third place in the Class 9-Double-A poll this week, while unbeaten Scotland is rted second in Class 9-A football, and Alcester-Hudson is ranked fifth in Class 9-B.

In the high school volleyball poll this week, Bon Homme is fifth in Class A and Freeman Academy is rated fifth in Class B.

In high school club softball on Monday, O’Gorman beat Yankton 8-3 and then the Gazelles took an 8-5 victory over the Knights in game two as Bailey Peterka drove in four runs for the winners.  

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KYNT Sports 9-28-15

Monday, September 28, 2015

Mount Marty split a pair of sweeps in G-PAC volleyball this weekend, winning three games in a row at the College of Saint Mary in Omaha Saturday and then losing three-zero against 21st-ranked Hastings Sunday at the Cimpl Arena.  Bailey Kuchta and Allison Cross each had 17 kills this weekend for the Lancers, while Amber Dythse (diss-tee) had 60 assists combined for the two matches.  Mount Marty is 2 and 4 in the conference and plays at Dakota Wesleyan on Wednesday.

A strong Midland University men’s soccer team rolled past Mount Marty 13-0 on Saturday.  In the women’s contest, Midland blanked the Lancers by a 3-0 score.

Omaha defeated U-S-D in volleyball Saturday by a 3-1 score, dropping the Coyotes to a 6 and 9 overall record and winless in two Summit League matches.

South Dakota State defeated Robert Morris, Pennsylvania 34-10 in the Beef Bowl Saturday in Brookings.  Zach Loojan (loo-hahn) passed for a career-high 395 yards for the Jacks, and was named the Conference Offensive Player of the Week.

The pairings are set for the first round of South Dakota high school soccer playoffs on Tuesday.  The Yankton Gazelles are seeded tenth and will play at Aberdeen Central, while the eleventh-seed Yankton Bucks visit Watertown on Tuesday.

The Yankton Bucks took second place in the E-S-D Conference boys golf meet at Brookings on Saturday.  Pierre won the title with a 303, while Yankton shot 321 and Aberdeen Central had 325 for third place.  Mason Sundleaf finished in a fourth place tie for Yankton with 78, while A-J Fernandez tied for sixth with a 79.

Top-ranked Aberdeen Central downed Yankton in volleyball on Saturday by scores of 25-20, 25-23 and 25-15.  The Gazelles are 2 and 8 on the season, and will host Mitchell Thursday night.

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