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Friday, October 14, 2016
The Yankton Gazelles upset Watertown 3-2 in volleyball last night at the Summit Activities Center, winning the deciding fifth game by a 15-12 score. Jessica Reinhardt led the Gazelles with 6 kills, 6 blocks and 27 digs. Yankton is 2 and 13 on the season and will host Aberdeen Central tomorrow afternoon.
The Yankton Gazelles were second and the Bucks placed fourth as a team in Thursday’s Five Star Cross-Country meet in Huron. Maddie McClure was second for the Gazelles, and Brady Jaquith led the Bucks with a 13th place. The state cross-country meet will be held next Saturday at the Huron course.
The E-S-D Conference Cheer and Dance Meet will be held this evening starting at 5:30 in Brookings.
The Yankton Bucks continue their football season tonight in West River, with a game at Douglas High School in Box Elder. The Bucks are 3 and 4 overall, and the Patriots have a 2 and 5 season record. Our broadcast starts at 6:05 p-m Central Time with the Y-H-S Nation show and the kickoff at 7:00 on 1450, KYNT.
The University of Jamestown in North Dakota will officially become the 12th and newest member of the Great Plains Athletic Conference in the 2018-19 academic year. The Jimmies offer a total of 18 sports that will compete for G-PAC honors two years from now.
The Mount Marty volleyball team visits the nation’s top-ranked squad tonight with a match at Midland University in Fremont, Nebraska. Midland is 19 and 1 on the season, while the Lancers are 6 and 16 overall and winless in G-PAC matches.
U-S-D will host South Dakota State in a key women’s soccer match today. The Jacks are unbeaten in three Summit League matches this fall, while the Coyotes are 1 and 3 in league play. The game starts at 3:00 today on the U-S-D campus.
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Thursday, October 13, 2016
Morningside swept Mount Marty with a pair of shutouts in G-PAC soccer last night in Sioux City. In the women’s contest, Morningside beat the Lancers 8-0 and the Mustangs took the men’s game 6-0. The Lancers will host Hastings College in a conference doubleheader Saturday afternoon in Yankton.
The U-S-D football team travels to play Indiana State Saturday at 2 p-m, while South Dakota State visits North Dakota State Saturday at 2:30 p-m in a game between two teams with unbeaten conference records.
The Yankton volleyball squad will host Watertown this evening at 7:00 at the YHS gym. The Gazelles are 1-13 on the season, while the Arrows are defending ESD Conference champions with a 6 and 10 record this fall.
The Yankton High School cross-country runners will compete at the Huron Five Star meet today starting at 4:00, and we’ll have updates on the races later this afternoon on 1450, KYNT.
The Region 3-B cross-country meet was held Wednesday in Freeman, and the squad from Freeman Academy-Marion took the boys championship with Kimball taking the girls division. The Region 2-B meet was held in Howard, and the team from Gayville-Volin won the girls title with Viborg-Hurley second in the boys race.
In this week’s Nebraska High School football poll, Crofton moved up to fourth and Hartington Cedar Catholic dropped to sixth in the Class C-2 rankings. In Class D-2 football, Wynot is rated sixth this week while Bloomfield is eighth in the state.
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Wednesday, October 12, 2016
The Mount Marty College soccer teams travel to Morningside for a G-PAC doubleheader tonight in Sioux City. The women’s contest starts at 5:30, and the men’s game will begin at 8 p-m.
Dakota Wesleyan edged Mount Marty in volleyball last night at the Cimpl Arena by scores of 29-27, 21-25, 26-24 and 25-16. Lauren Tadlock is the leading hitter in the G-PAC and topped the Tigers with 21 kills, while Yankton freshman Becky Frick had four kills in the fourth set when Dakota Wesleyan pulled away for the victory. Sierra Kloth (lohth) led the Lancers with 21 kills as Mount Marty fell to 6 and 16 overall heading into a Friday match at Midland, the top-rated team in the nation.
U-S-D lost their first volleyball match in the Saford Coyote Sports Center, as Iowa State beat the Coyotes 25-11, 25-12 and 25-21 on Tuesday. U-S-D is now 17 and 3 for the season and unbeaten in six Summit League matches as they play at Omaha this Friday.
Brandon Valley got past Yankton in E-S-D volleyball last night by scores of 25-22, 25-16 and 26-24. Cameryn Specht had 19 assists for the Gazelles, while Ivy Mines came up with 16 digs. Yankton is 1 and 13 on the season and will host Watertown on Thursday.
Rylie Andrus of Yankton won the Girls J-V cross-country race Tuesday at Fox Run Golf Course. The Y-H-S runners compete Thursday at Huron’s Five Star Meet.
Yankton seniors Cole Lewno (lev-noh) and Treyson Slate were named first team All-State in Class Double-A boys soccer this fall after helping the Bucks finish third in the state playoffs. Isaac Schultz was second team All-State for the Bucks and Jack Wolfgram received honorable mention, while Gazelles senior Madason Tessier was named second-team All-State in girls soccer.
Yankton shortstop Bailey Kortan and sophomore Brooke Madson were selected for first-team all-state honors by the U-S-A Softball Association in South Dakota.
Hartington Cedar Catholic finished sixth at the Nebraska Class C girls golf state tournament, as Cassidy Ulrich shot an 87 Tuesday and tied for 17th place at state.
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Tuesday, October 11, 2016
The Mount Marty volleyball squad faces Dakota Wesleyan tonight in a G-PAC match at the Cimpl Arena. The Lancers are 6-15 overall, while D-W-U has a season record of 12-9. We’ll have the broadcast of Mount Marty volleyball beginning at 7:10 this evening on 1450, KYNT.
The U-S-D volleyball squad is 17-2 on the season and will host Big 12 power Iowa State this evening at 7 p-m at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. U-S-D junior Brittany Jessen was named the Summit League Defensive Player of the Week after recording 100 assists and 28 digs in a pair of Coyotes wins last week.
In the F-C-S Coaches poll this week, South Dakota State is rated 14th in the nation while the U-S-D Coyotes received enough votes to be rated 28th this week.
In J-V football last night at the Mitchell Middle School, Yankton shut out Aberdeen Central 28-0 as the Bucks rushed for 247 yards. Garrett Tennant had two touchdowns rushing and passed for another as the Bucks J-V raised their season record to 3 and 4 with a game at Sioux Falls Washington next Monday.
Yankton is back up to third in the Class 11-Double-A football poll this week as they play at seventh-ranked Douglas this Friday. In Class 9-A football, Gayville-Volin is tied for sixth place and Scotland is rated eighth this week.
In the Class A volleyball poll this week, Bon Homme is rated third in the state again this week. Parker is ranked fifth in Class B volleyball.
The Yankton Gazelles volleyball squad is looking for its second win of the season when they visit Brandon Valley in an E-S-D and district match tonight at 7:00.
The Yankton J-V cross-country invitational begins at 4:15 this afternoon.
Hartington Cedar Catholic is tied for third heading into the final day of the Nebraska Class C girls golf championship in North Platte. Cassidy Ulrich led the Lady Trojans with a 94, while Ashley Kniefl shot a 95 yesterday.
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