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KYNT Sports 4-24-15

Friday, April 24, 2015

The Mount Marty Lancers gained a split of a home baseball doubleheader against Briar Cliff on Thursday, losing the first game 4-1 and then putting up a ten-run seventh inning to rout the Chargers 15-5 in game two.  Bryton Carlson smashed a grand-slam homer in the Lancers victory as they moved to 30-18 on the season and 11-7 in the G-PAC, tied for second with Doane College.  Mount Marty concludes its regular season Saturday with a twin bill at Dakota Wesleyan, and we’ll broadcast both games starting at 4:00 on AM 1450, KYNT.

The G-PAC Women’s Golf Qualifier # 4 will be held today in Orange City, Iowa with Mount Marty tied for third place in the team standings.  Lancer sophomore Logan Wagner is in fifth place individually going into the final conference meet.

Mount Marty College has a softball doubleheader at 3:00 today at South Dakota State, and then will visit Hastings tomorrow for a pair of G-PAC games.

The U-S-D women’s basketball team has signed another Australian standout.  Jasmine Trimboli is a 5’10” guard who helped Iowa Western Community College win 31 games this season by averaging 14 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists per game.  Trimboli will have two years of eligibility for the Coyote women’s team.

The U-S-D women’s tennis team is seeded fourth in the Summit League Championships, which begin this morning at Fort Wayne.  The Coyotes will take on IUPUI in a first-round match at 9 a-m.

U-S-D junior Kelsey Barrett won the 10-thousand meter run at the Drake Relays distance carnival Thursday night.  Barrett dropped more than three minutes off her previous best in the 10-K with the second best time in the Summit League.

The Yankton Bucks tennis team improved their season record to 6 and 3 by defeating Sioux City West 8-1 on Thursday.    The Yankton Gazelles golf team competes in the Mitchell Invitational starting at 10:30 this morning.

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KYNT Sports 4-23-15

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Mount Marty held their Twilight Track Meet on Wednesday with over a dozen schools at Williams Field in Yankton.  Lancer senior Abbey VanDenBerg took first in the triple jump, while U-S-D standout Cody Snyder of Lake Andes won the men’s shot put and discus.

The Mount Marty men’s golf team placed eighth at the Northwestern Spring Invitational.  Ben Jensen of Yankton led the Lancers with a 79, good for 10th place.

Concordia took a pair of softball games over Mount Marty on Wednesday by scores of 8-2 and 7-2.  The Lancers dropped to 3-15 and 11th place in the conference.

Mount Marty has a key home baseball doubleheader today against Briar Cliff starting at 4 p-m.  The Lancers are 10-6 and alone in second place in the conference, while the Chargers lead the G-PAC with a 12-4 record.  The top two teams will host the conference baseball tourney next week.

Denver won the Summit League Women’s Golf Tournament this week in California, with South Dakota State third and U-S-D in seventh place.  S-D-S-U sophomore Megan Mingo of Yankton tied for sixth place in the conference with a three-round total of 235, while U-S-D senior Kylie Gaugenbaugh led the Coyotes with a 21st place finish.

The Yankton Bucks tennis squad continues their season with a 4:00 dual meet today at Sioux City West.  The Bucks varsity baseball team has a 5:00 doubleheader today at Sioux Falls Roosevelt.

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KYNT Sports 4-22-15

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The Mount Marty baseball team has moved into sole possession of second place in the G-PAC after a doubleheader sweep at Nebraska Wesleyan on Tuesday.  The Lancers won the first game in extra innings 5-3 as winning pitcher Bryton Carlson smacked a two-run homer in the eighth inning for the victory.  Mount Marty took the nightcap 7-0 as Dustin Haffeman tossed the complete-game shutout and Ryan Buck had three hits.  Mount Marty is now 29-17 overall, and 10-6 in the conference with a home doubleheader Thursday against league-leading Briar Cliff.

Morningside took a pair of softball games from Mount Marty yesterday at Riverside Park by scores of 12-2 and 6-3.  Cassidy Janicek led the Lancers with four hits on the day as their G-PAC record dropped to 3-13.

Morningside defeated Mount Marty 8-1 in women’s tennis on Tuesday in Sioux City.  Vanessa Rockne of Yankton got the Lancers only victory at number-one singles. 

Mount Marty will host a dozen other schools today in their annual Twilight Track Meet at Williams Field.  The events on the track start at 4:00 today in Yankton.

Yankton won 15 events at their home opening high school track and field meet on Tuesday.  YHS double winners were Charlie Stephenson, Madason Tessier and Emma Stewart.

In boys tennis yesterday, SF Washington defeated Yankton 8-1 and the Bucks shut out Vermillion 9-0.  The YHS doubles team of Jason Shindler and Paul Fanta went unbeaten on the day.

In high school club baseball, Yankton beat SF O'Gorman 10-5 as Colin Muth pitched the win for the Bucks.

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KYNT Sports 4-21-15

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The Mount Marty baseball team split a doubleheader at Hastings on Monday, winning the opener 3-0 and losing the nightcap 9-2.  Senior A-J Griffith tossed an eight-hit shutout in the first game for Mount Marty.  The Lancers are 8-66 and now in a three-way tie for second place in the G-PAC.  Mount Marty will have another makeup twin bill this afternoon, playing at Nebraska Wesleyan at 1:00.

The Mount Marty softball squad will return to the home diamond today with a doubleheader against Morningside at 3 p-m.  The Lancers are battling for a playoff spot in the G-PAC and are tied for ninth place with a 3-11 conference record, while the Mustangs are 6-8 in the conference.

U-S-D freshman designated hitter Christy Warnock has been named the Summit League Player of the Week.  Warnock batted .714 in a sweep over Omaha with a grand-slam home run and six RBI’s.

U-S-D senior Nicole Seekamp has been granted a fourth year of eligibility by the N-C-A-A.  The Australian standout has been chosen the Most Valuable Player for the past two years in the Summit League post-season tournament. Seekamp will just have to sit out two games next year before playing the rest of the Coyotes schedule

The Yankton Bucks tennis squad is 4-2 on the season heading into a triangular today at Vermillion, where the Bucks will face the Tanagers and Sioux Falls Washington starting at 1 p-m.

The Yankton High School track and field teams will hold their first home meet this afternoon.  The Bucks and Gazelles will host Sioux Falls Washington, Sioux Falls O’Gorman, Sioux City Heelan and Brandon Valley in a five-team event starting at 4:00 at Williams Field.  We’ll have updates during the meet on AM 1450, KYNT.

The Yankton Bucks club varsity baseball team is 5-6 on the season and will play at Sioux Falls O’Gorman beginning at 5:30 p-m.

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KYNT Sports 4-20-15

Monday, April 20, 2015

Yankton senior Charlie Stephenson won both hurdles races at the Corn Palace Relays on Saturday, while sophomore Emma Stewart had a first, second and third in the three jumping events for the Gazelles.  Yankton will host four other teams in their first home track meet tomorrow afternoon.

The Yankton varsity club baseball team split a home doubleheader against Woodbury County on Saturday.  The Bucks took the opener 7-4 as Austin Johnson was the winning pitcher.  Woodbury won the nightcap 8-0, as the Bucks dropped to 5-6 for the season.

The Mount Marty baseball doubleheaders in Nebraska were rained out this weekend, but the Lancers have re-scheduled their twin bill at Hastings to start at 4:00 this afternoon.  Mount Marty is 7 and 5 in the G-PAC and tied for third place.

Mount Marty College has named their new head volleyball coach.  Frank Hebenstreit is from Pierce, Nebraska and was the head volleyball coach at Norfolk High School for 18 years, guiding them to six Class A state tournaments.  Hebenstreit has a Master’s Degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

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KYNT Sports 4-17-15

Friday, April 17, 2015

The Yankton Bucks varsity baseball squad lost a 12-1 game to Sioux Falls Lincoln on Thursday.  The Bucks are 4 and 5 and will host Woodbury County, Iowa in a doubleheader Saturday afternoon.

The Yankton Gazelles golf team will host their annual Invitational today at Hillcrest Country Club.  Fourteen girls golf teams from around South Dakota will compete in the meet which begins with a shotgun start at 10 a-m.

Yankton senior Mitch Schlingman has signed to play men’s college golf at the South Dakota School of Mines in Rapid City.  Schlingman played varsity golf for five years with the Bucks, and placed 11th at the Double-A state meet last fall.  He plans to major in engineering at the School of Mines.

Mount Marty has signed Jeremy Grundmayer from Gretna, Nebraska for their men’s basketball program.  Grundmayer playes the wing position for a Gretna team that finished 25 and 3 this season, and he averaged 5 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists per game for the Dragons.  He plans to major in Physical Education and History at Mount Marty.

Mount Marty has signed Maura Lyons from Benilde-St. Margaret’s High School in Minnesota for their volleyball program.  Lyons is a 5’9” libero who was a varsity starter for the past four years and All-Conference this season with 282 digs and 35 aces.  She plans to major in Nursing at Mount Marty.

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KYNT Sports 4-14-15

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The Yankton High School Activities Department has announced that assistant Riley Smith will take over the head coaching duties next season for the Bucks wrestling program.  Ryan Hage has stepped down as head wrestling coach, and will assume the duties of head boys’ tennis coach at Y-H-S next year.  Kim Velk has been named the head girls’ tennis coach starting next fall.

The Yankton Bucks tennis squad has a dual match at Sioux City North starting at 4:00 today, the Yankton Gazelles golf team will host Sioux Falls Lincoln and Mitchell in a triangular beginning at 2:00 today at Fox Run, and the Y-H-S track and field teams will visit Brandon for a triangular with the Lynx and Mitchell beginning at 4 p-m.  We’ll have track reports right here on AM 1450, KYNT.

The Yankton Bucks baseball team is now 4 and 3 on the season after sweeping a home doubleheader against Harrisburg on Monday by scores of 6-2 and 7-2.  Ben Cameron and Jordan Kathol were the winning pitchers for Yankton, while Colin Muth led the attack with four hits and four RBI for the night.  Yankton has a single game at Mitchell tonight.

Crofton won the girls title and Wausa took the boys championship Monday at the Knox County Invitational track and field meet.  Austin Hegge won four individual events for the Wausa boys, while Maria Wortmann and Haley Arens were double winners for the Crofton girls

The Mount Marty women’s golf team shot a 347 and placed third in the G-PAC Qualifier # 3 held Monday in Lincoln, and the Lancers are now tied for third place among the 11 conference teams in the overall standings.  Logan Wagner shot an 81 yesterday to place fourth, while Kelly Amundson fired an 85 for the Lancers.

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KYNT Sports 4-13-15

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Mount Marty baseball team won two games by one run Sunday over Midland University at Riverside Field.  Collin Peterson had a game-winning R-B-I double in the bottom of the tenth inning to lead the Lancers to a 1-0 victory in the opener, and then Zac Hollenback had two home runs to lift Mount Marty to a 5-4 win in game two.  The Lancers are now 7 and 5 in G-PAC play, tied for third place in the conference standings.

The Mount Marty softball team split a home doubleheader against Nebraska Wesleyan on Saturday, dropping the first game 4-3 in eight innings but shutting out the Prairie Wolves 5-0 in the nightcap.  The Lancers are now 3 and 9 in the conference and tied for eighth place.

U-S-D pounded 14 home runs in winning three softball games over Fort Wayne this weekend in Vermillion.  The Coyotes scored a total of 42 runs in the three games as senior Matley Jones led the attack with five home runs over the weekend.

Yankton High School sophomore Emma Stewart won two events at the Brandon Valley Invitational track meet on Saturday, taking first in the triple jump and long jump.  Senior Lee Rose won the long jump for the Bucks.

The Yankton boys tennis squad lost to powerful Rapid City Stevens 9-0 on Saturday, then came back to shut out Milbank 9-0.  The Bucks were 2 and 2 over the weekend at the Aberdeen meet.

In a high school doubleheader on Saturday, Watertown beat Yankton 4-2 in the first game and then the Bucks rallied for a 4-2 win in game two.  Brad Ulmer had four hits and three R-B-I on the day for Yankton, and Austin Johnson got the victory in the nightcap.  The Bucks are 2 and 3 on the season and will host Harrisburg in a twin bill starting at 5:00 this evening.

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KYNT Sports 4-11-15

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Morningside College rallied to sweep a baseball doubleheader from Mount Marty on Friday by scores of 5-3 and 8-3 at Riverside Field.  The Lancers are now 5 and 5 in the G-PAC with a home twin bill against Midland University tomorrow.  We’ll have the broadcast of game on Sunday at 1:00 on AM 1450, KYNT.

The Mount Marty College softball squad will host Nebraska Wesleyan in a doubleheader today, with the games being played on Field B at Sertoma Park in Yankton starting at 1 p-m.

The Yankton Bucks opened their tennis season Friday by splitting two matches, losing 6-3 against Aberdeen Central and then defeating Aberdeen Roncalli 6-3.  Luke Rockne and Jason Shindler each went unbeaten in singles for the Yankton boys, and Shindler teamed with Paul Fanta to win both matches in doubles.  The Bucks will face Rapid City Stevens and Milbank today at the tourney in Aberdeen.

The Yankton Gazelles shot a 370 score and placed fourth in the Parkston Girls Golf Classic Friday in Mitchell.  Pierre was the team champion, while Parkston’s Sydney Bormann was the medalist with a 75.  Payton Pierce led the Gazelles with an 88 to finish eighth, and Ashley VanMeeteren took tenth place with a 91.

The Yankton High School track and field athletes will get back into action today at the Brandon Valley Invitational, and we’ll have reports from the meet throughout the day on AM 1450, KYNT.

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KYNT Sports 4-10-15

Friday, April 10, 2015

The Mount Marty baseball team has a key doubleheader today against Morningside College in Yankton.  The Lancers and Morningside are both 5-3 and part of a four-way tie for second place in the G-PAC.  The action starts at 3:00 today at Riverside Field at Bob Tereshinski Stadium.

Former Yankton and South Dakota State standout pitcher Layne Somsen is playing at the Double-A level this spring in professional baseball.  Somsen is pitching for Pensacola this year in the Cincinnati Reds organization, and threw two innings Thursday allowing one earned run in the season opener for the Blue Wahoos.

U-S-D defeated Omaha 5-2 in women’s tennis Thursday in a match moved to the indoor courts in Sioux Falls.  The Coyotes are 3-2 in the Summit League and will have a match Saturday at South Dakota State, the first time in seven years the Jacks have hosted a women’s tennis match in Brookings.

The Yankton boys’ tennis squad opens its season in Aberdeen with four matches this weekend.  The Bucks will face Aberdeen Central and Aberdeen Roncalli this afternoon.  This will be Matt Termansen’s last season coaching Yankton High School tennis.  He has accepted a position teaching science in the Harrisburg School District, and will start up the girls and boys tennis programs for the Tigers.

The Yankton Gazelles golf team continues their season today, competing in the Parkston Invitational at Lakeview Golf Course in Mitchell.  

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