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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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