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KYNT Sports 2-17-15

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The Yankton Gazelles and Bucks play at SF Roosevelt in a basketball doubleheader tonight.  The Bucks are rated fifth this week in the Class AA Sportswriters poll, with the RoughRiders in sixth place.  Our broadcast begins at 6 p-m on AM 1450, KYNT.

The USD men's basketball team is 13-14 overall, as they host Avila University from KC at 7 p-m in the Dome.  The Coyotes play their last four regular season games at home.

The Mount Marty baseball action in Topeka, KS has been postponed for this weekend because of snow, and the Lancers first scheduled action is now February 28 in Sabetha, KS.

 


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KYNT Sports 2-16-15

Sunday, February 15, 2015

The Mount Marty women’s basketball team rolled past Grace University 94-37 on Saturday as Alex Kneeland paced the attack with 20 points and Cheyenne Lambley chipped in 16.  The Lancers are 17 and 11 overall entering the final week of the regular season with road games at Dakota Wesleyan and Nebraska Wesleyan.

Grace University edged Mount Marty 64-56 in the men’s contest, as the Lancers fell to 2 and 24 on the season.  Freshman Cody Willett led Mount Marty with 20 points and 8 rebounds.

The University of South Dakota men’s basketball team picked up their eighth road victory this season with an 83-70 win at Oral Roberts.  Casey Kasperbauer led the Coyotes with 20 points, while Tre Burnette had 10 points and 16 rebounds.

Aberdeen Central shot 56 percent from the field and defeated Yankton 66-44 in boys basketball on Saturday.  Junior Bradey Sorensen paced the fifth-ranked Bucks with 18 points in his first career start, while the third-rated Golden Eagles raised their record to 15 and 2 and clinched at least a tie for the E-S-D boys title.

In the girls game, Aberdeen Central beat Yankton 53-43.  Josie Sayler and Brianna Benjamin each had 8 points for the Gazelles.  Yankton will have a road twin bill at Sioux Falls Roosevelt Tuesday evening.

Yankton Gazelles seventh-grader Jaiden Boomsma placed 5th on the vault and 11th on the balance beam Saturday and won two all-state medals in the Class Double-A gymnastics meet in Watertown.  Sophomore Haleigh Diede of Yankton led the Gazelles with a 24th place finish in the All-Around at the state meet.


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KYNT Sports 2-14-15

Saturday, February 14, 2015

The Yankton Gazelles placed ninth in the Class Double-A gymnastics state meet Friday in Watertown.  Yankton scored 129.95 for ninth, while Mitchell defended their championship with a 147.1 total.  Madison won the Class A gymnastics title again, as the Wagner-Bon Homme squad was second and Vermillion finished eighth.  The individual competition at the gymnastics state meet will be held today at the Watertown Civic Arena.

The Yankton Bucks wrestling squad competes in the Huron Invitational starting at 9:00 this morning.  It’s the final tune-up in the regular season for the Bucks, who wrestle in the Region meet next Thursday and Friday at Tea.

The Yankton Gazelles will have their final home basketball game of the season today when they host Aberdeen Central at 5 p-m, while the Bucks are playing at Aberdeen in a game that could decide the E-S-D boys’ championship.  Our broadcast of Y-H-S basketball starts at 4:45 today on KYNT Sports.

Mount Marty College has signed Nick Wixon from Centerville for their track and cross-country programs.  Wixon was the boys Tri-Valley Conference champion for the past two years in cross-country and a six time letter-winner at Centerville.

The Mount Marty College basketball teams have their final action at the Cimpl Arena today, as the Lancers will host Grace University in a doubleheader beginning at 2 p-m.  Our broadcast starts at 1:35 p-m on AM 1450, KYNT.


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KYNT Sports 2-13-15

Friday, February 13, 2015

The U-S-D men’s basketball team edged Omaha 74-73 last night as Eric Robertson scored the winning basket with eight seconds left.  Tyler Larson led the Coyotes with 20 points as they evened their Summit League record at 6 and 6 heading into a game Saturday night at Oral Roberts.

The U-S-D women’s basketball squad won their 20th game of the season by defeating Omaha 83-69 last night in the Dome.  Nicole Seekamp had 16 points for the Coyotes, while Crofton sophomore Bridget Arens had 10 points and 6 rebounds off the bench.  U-S-D has a two-game lead in the Summit League race.

The Mount Marty College basketball teams have their final action at the Cimpl Arena tomorrow, as the Lancers will host Grace University in a doubleheader beginning at 2 p-m.

The South Dakota high school gymnastics state meet begins today with team competition for Class Double-A and Class A teams.  The Yankton Gazelles are seeded ninth in the Double-A field, while Wagner-Bon Homme and Vermillion will go for honors in the Class A meet, all taking place at the Watertown Civic Arena.


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