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KYNT Sports 10-27-16

Thursday, October 27, 2016

The Mount Marty volleyball team rallied to win sets three and four last night, but Dakota State prevailed in the fifth game to edge the Lancers 3-2 at the Cimpl Arena.  Sierra Kloth (klohth) led Mount Marty with 19 kills, while Morgan Hay had 29 digs to pace the defense.  The Lancers are 7 and 20 overall, and will head to the College of St. Mary in Omaha for a G-PAC match at 1 p-m on Saturday.

Briar Cliff shut out Mount Marty in G-PAC soccer matches yesterday.  The Chargers took the women’s contest 7-0 and beat the Lancers 6-0 in the men’s game.  Mount Marty will conclude their soccer season Saturday at home against Midland University.

Mount Marty begins their men's basketball season tonight north of the border.  The Lancers face Providence College at 8 p-m in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

The South Dakota State women’s golf team will play in New Jersey for the first time in school history when they compete in a 14-team field in the 36-hole Pirate Invitational at the Trump National Golf Club.  Senior Megan Mingo of Yankton leads the Jacks with a 74.1 scoring average heading into this week’s action.

The Yankton Bucks have a Class 11-Double-A football playoff game tonight at second-seed Harrisburg.  The Tigers are 7 and 2 on the season and are coming off a 27-7 win at Yankton last week, while the Bucks enter the playoffs at 3 and 6 on the season.  Our broadcast begins with the Y-H-S Nation show at 6:05 on KYNT.

Eight-man football teams in Nebraska start their playoff competition today.  In Class D-1, Hartington-Newcastle plays at Tri-County at 2:30 p-m and Creighton will host Diller-Odell at 2:00.  In the Class D-2 playoffs, Wynot will entertain Fullerton at 6:00 tonight, Exeter-Milligan visits Bloomfield at 6:15, and Randolph plays at Osmond at 7 p-m.  


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KYNT Sports 10-26-16

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

In a wild Class 9-Double-A playoff game last night, Mount Vernon/Plankinton outscored Bon Homme 42-37.  The Cavaliers had 286 passing yards and senior Chase Kortan rushed for three touchdowns, but it wasn’t enough as Bon Homme ended up with a 5 and 4 season record.

Gayville-Volin crushed Parker 45-6 last night in the Class 9-A football playoffs as quarterback Grant Rice passed for a touchdown and rushed for 115 yards and three scores.  Scotland downed Platte-Geddes 27-14 in Class 9-A as Chase Mock had two touchdown runs of over 50 yards for the Highlanders.  Colman-Egan beat Irene-Wakonda 48-14 as Trey King rushed for 102 yards in the Eagles loss.  In the Class 9-B playoffs, Alcester-Hudson routed Howard 52-6 last night.

Fifth-ranked Huron defeated Yankton 25-12, 25-15 and 25-18 in the final regular season match as the Gazelles ended up 2 and 18 on the season.  Cameryn Specht led Yankton with 12 assists and 11 digs as the Gazelles will compete in the play-in district game next Monday at Sioux Falls Lincoln.

Crofton will go for the Mid-State Conference volleyball title Thursday night in Battle Creek after the Lady Warriors topped Pierce 3-1 in the semifinals last night.  Crofton is 20 and 4 on the season and is fourth in the Class C-2 playoff standings.

Northwestern rolled past Mount Marty 25-16, 25-14 and 25-19 last night in Orange City.  The Lancers are winless in 13 G-PAC matches this fall and 7 and 19 overall.  Mount Marty will host a 9 and 17 Dakota State squad this evening at 7:30 at the Cimpl Arena, with our broadcast starting at 7:15 on 1450, KYNT.

The Mount Marty men’s basketball team opens their season with two games in Canada and one in northern Minnesota this week.  The Lancers are in Winnipeg to face Providence College Thursday night and Burman University Friday afternoon, and then take on Oak Hills Christian Saturday at 5 p-m in Bemidji.


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KYNT Sports 10-25-16

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

USD is nationally ranked in the FCS Coaches Poll for the first time in five years following their 27-24 victory over Illinois State on Saturday.  The Coyotes are 25th in the nation with a 4-3 record and they earned a pair of honors this week from the Missouri Valley Football Conference. USD quarterback Austin Simmons was named the Newcomer of the Week, while Coyote kicker Miles Bergner was chosen the Special Teams Player of the Week.

South Dakota State leads the Conference football standings, and the Jacks are ranked seventh in the Stats National FCS poll this week.

Mount Marty College will continue their volleyball season tonight with a road match at Northwestern.  The Raiders are receiving votes in the national poll with a 15-15 season record, while the Lancers are 7-18 overall and looking for their first G-PAC victory this season.

There are a number of nine-man football playoff games involving teams from southeast South Dakota this evening and all of these have a 7:00 kickoff.  Tonight in Class 9AA, the Bon Homme Cavaliers play at Mount Vernon/Plankinton.  In Class 9-A football, Scotland will host Platte-Geddes, Irene-Wakonda travels to Colman-Egan and Parker will play at Gayville-Volin.  Alcester-Hudson goes to Howard for a Class 9-B playoff game.

The Yankton Gazelles volleyball squad wraps up their regular season tonight with a match at Huron.  Yankton is 2-17 this season, while the fifth-ranked Tigers are 15-7 overall.  The Gazelles will compete in the district play-in game on the road next Monday night.

In the South Dakota Sportswriters high school volleyball poll this week, Bon Homme is ranked fourth in Class A with a 23-4 season record…while Parker is 21-5 overall and rated fifth in Class B.


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KYNT Sports for 10-24-16

Monday, October 24, 2016

South Dakota State has taken over sole possession of first place in the Missouri Valley Football Conference after Saturday’s 24-10 victory over Youngstown State.  The Jacks scored two touchdowns in the first four minutes and the defense held the Penguins out of the end zone until late in the first quarter.  Junior defensive tackle Kellen Soulek of Yankton had two quarterback sacks, five tackles and batted down a pass and was the Conference Defensive Player of the Week.

U-S-D won another close game as they held off Illinois State 27-24 in the Dome on Saturday.  Redshirt freshman Austin Simmons passed for 205 yards and a pair of touchdowns to lead the Coyote offense.

Mount Marty swept past Presentation College in volleyball Saturday by scores of 25-16, 25-22 and 25-22.  Sierra Kloth and Rachel Reiff each had 13 kills for the Lancers, while Lindsey Jaixen had 26 assists for Mount Marty.

Dordt won the women’s race and Northwestern took the men’s division at the annual Mount Marty Cross-Country Invitational Saturday at the H-S-C grounds.  Christian Petrich led the Mount Marty men with an 18th place finish, while Berkley Rietveld topped the Lancer women in 22nd place.

The Yankton Gazelles took third place at the Class Double-A cross-country state meet Saturday in Huron, while the Bucks finished in 13th place.  Junior Maddie McClure led Yankton with a fifth place finish, while Gazelles seventh-graders Ellie Karolevitz and Madisyn Bietz placed 14th and 15th.  Junior Brady Jaquith topped the Bucks with a 46th place.

Gayville-Volin senior Laura Nelson won the Class B cross-country title by more than a minute Saturday in Huron, helping the Raiders take third place at state.  Vermillion junior Maddie Lavin was second in the Class A girls race as the Tanagers finished seventh in the standings.

The Yankton Gazelles took seventh place in the state Dance competition Saturday in Aberdeen, while the Gazelles Cheer squad finished 12th at the state meet.


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KYNT Sports for 10-22

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Pierre swept Yankton in an E-S-D volleyball match last night by scores of 25-16, 25-22 and 25-23.  Junior Cameryn Specht led the Gazelles with 15 assists and 23 digs, while sophomore Jessica Reinhardt had 6 kills and 20 digs.  Yankton now has a season record of 2-17 and will finish their regular season with a match at sixth-ranked Huron on Tuesday.

The string of ten consecutive state titles for the Crofton girls ended Friday with a seventh-place finish at the Nebraska Class D cross-country meet in Kearney.  Junior Haley Arens paced the Lady Warriors by taking third place.  The Crofton boys squad took sixth place at the state meet as Jake Neuhalfen finished third.

The South Dakota high school cross-country meet will be held today in Huron.  The Yankton Gazelles and Bucks will compete for Class Double-A honors, with the girls race starting at 12:30.  Rich Wright will provide updates and interviews this afternoon from the state cross-country meet on 1450, KYNT.

Mount Marty College will host a combined total of 26 men’s and women’s teams in their annual Cross-Country Invitational today at the H-S-C grounds.  The women’s race begins at 10:30 this morning with the men’s race at 11:15 a-m.

The South Dakota Class Double-A Competitive Cheer and Dance state meet will be held today in Aberdeen with the action starting at 11 a-m.  The Class A meet took place Friday and Dakota Valley won the Dance state title with Platte-Geddes in second.  Sioux Valley was the state champion in Competitive Cheer.

U-S-D rolled past Oral Roberts 3-0 in volleyball last night in Tulsa.  Sophomore Rachel Schmidt led the Coyotes with a career-high 16 kills as they improved their overall record to 19 and 4.  U-S-D is 8 and 1 and leading the Summit League by one game over Denver.

The U-S-D football team is 3 and 3 this season and hopes to get above the 500 mark with a 2:00 game in the DakotaDome against Illinois State.  S-D-S-U is ranked 11th in the nation and the Jackrabbits host Youngstown State at 2 p-m.


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KYNT Sports 10-21-16

Friday, October 21, 2016

Harrisburg pulled away with two long touchdown drives in the fourth quarter to defeat Yankton 27-7 last night at Crane-Youngworth Field.  Junior running back Jack Anderson tallied 154 rushing yards and two touchdowns for the Tigers, while senior Dylan Lynde scored the Bucks touchdown after a 91-yard drive to open the third period.  Yankton finished with a 3-6 record and is seeded seventh, and will turn around and face Harrisburg again next Thursday at the Tigers field as they ended up 7-2 this season and earned the second seed.

Sioux Falls Washington swept Yankton last night in volleyball by scores of 25-13, 25-19 and 27-25.  Jessica Reinhardt had 12 kills for the Gazelles, Josie Sayler had 12 blocks and Cameryn Specht recorded 18 assists.  Yankton is 2 and 16 this season and will have their final home match tonight against Pierre.

Bon Homme pulled off the biggest surprise of the night with a 15-12 victory at top-ranked Canistota.  Senior Chase Kortan scored with a minute left to boost the Cavaliers win, snapping the Hawks winning streak at 19 games.  Bon Homme will play at Mount Vernon/Plankinton next Tuesday in the Class 9-Double-A playoffs.

The Nebraska High School cross-country meet will be held this afternoon in Kearney.  Crofton will have its girls and boys teams competing for honors, and the Lady Warriors will go after their 11th consecutive state title.

The South Dakota cross-country championships will be held Saturday in Huron.  The Yankton Gazelles and Bucks will compete, with the Class Double-A girls race at 12:30 and the boys race at 2 p-m.

Mount Marty is preparing for a large group of schools to compete in their annual Cross-Country Invitational on Saturday.  The Lancers will host 14 women’s teams and 12 men’s teams in the Cross-Country meet beginning at 10:30 a-m Saturday at the H-S-C grounds.





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KYNT Sports 10-20-16

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Yankton had four selections to the ESD All-Conference boys soccer team.  Yankton seniors honored as all-conference included Treyson Slate, Gabe Wenzlaff, Isaac Schultz and Cole Lewno.  The Bucks finished in a second-place tie with Brookings behind ESD and state champion Aberdeen Central.

The Yankton Bucks host top-ranked Harrisburg tonight in the final regular season football game.  The Bucks are in a fourth-place tie in playoff points, and a victory would give them a home field advantage for a first round playoff game next Thursday while a loss tonight would send them on the road.  KYNT Sports Director Scott Kooistra will be joined by former Yankton High School all-state football and basketball player Jason Nelson on the broadcast tonight, starting at 6:05 with the YHS Nation Show and the kickoff at 7:00 from Crane-Youngworth Field.

The Yankton Gazelles continue their volleyball season tonight with a 7:00 contest at Sioux Falls Washington.

Morningside swept three games from Mount Marty in G-PAC volleyball last night by scores of 25-18, 25-11 and 25-18 at the Cimpl Arena.  Amber Dysthe paced the Lancers with 12 assists and 10 digs.  Mount Marty is 6-18 on the season with a non-conference home match Saturday at 2:30 against Presentation.

The pre-season basketball poll for the Great Plains Athletic Conference was announced this week.  The Mount Marty women’s basketball squad was chosen for eighth place in the G-PAC standings, despite reaching the national semifinals last season.  The Lancer men were selected for tenth place in the conference.


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KYNT Sports for 10-19-16

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

The Yankton Bucks host top-ranked Harrisburg on Thursday in the final regular season football game.  The Bucks are in a fourth-place tie in playoff points, and a victory would give them a home field advantage for a first round playoff game next Thursday while a loss tomorrow night would send them on the road.

Second-ranked Sioux Falls Roosevelt swept Yankton in volleyball last night by scores of 25-15, 25-16 and 25-17.  Freshman Ivy Mines led the Gazelles defense with 21 digs, while junior Cameryn Specht had 13 assists and 13 digs.  Yankton is now 2 and 15 overall and will play at Sioux Falls Washington on Thursday.

Crofton rolled past Creighton 25-14, 25-13 to win the Knox County volleyball title hosted by Bloomfield.  The Lady Warriors are now 18 and 4 on the season and rated second in the state in Class C-2 playoff points for volleyball.

In G-PAC soccer on Tuesday at the Easton Fields, Dakota Wesleyan blanked Mount Marty 6-0 in the women’s game and the Tigers scored twice in the second half to edge the Lancers 3-1 in the men’s contest.  Mount Marty continues their women’s soccer season with a match at Jamestown, North Dakota on Saturday.

Mount Marty will host Morningside in G-PAC volleyball tonight starting at 7:30 at the Cimpl Arena.  The Mustangs are 5 and 5 in conference play, while the Lancers are winless in 11 G-PAC matches and 6 and 17 overall this season.

U-S-D senior Brenna Lervick shot a three-under-par 69 yesterday and won the individual title at the Creighton Classic.  Western Illinois won the team title in women’s golf at Omaha, while the Coyotes placed second among nine schools.


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KYNT Sports 10-18-16

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Three Yankton Gazelles seniors were named All-Conference in girls soccer.  Madason Tessier, Linze Cowman and Britney Bradwisch were honored by the ESD  as they helped the Gazelles place fourth in the conference.

In sub-varsity football on Monday, Sioux Falls Washington held off Yankton 12-9 as Garrett Tennant passed for 95 yards and a touchdown.  In freshmen football, Sioux City East outscored the Bucks 36-32 yesterday.

The Yankton Gazelles volleyball squad will host second-ranked Sioux Falls Roosevelt tonight.  The RoughRiders have a 15 and 9 season record, while the Gazelles are 2 and 14 overall.  Tonight is designated as the Gazelles “Dig Pink” night to raise funds and awareness in the battle against breast cancer.

Mount Marty College returns to the soccer field today against the arch-rival Dakota Wesleyan Tigers.  The Lancers will host a doubleheader starting at 1:30 today with the women’s game and the men’s contest at 3:30.

The Mount Marty women’s basketball team has a scrimmage tonight against Northeast Community College and the public is invited to attend at no cost.  The Lancers will play a total of six 10-minute quarters starting at 7 at the Cimpl Arena.

South Dakota State’s upset victory at North Dakota State by a 19-17 score on Saturday earned them two individual honors from the Missouri Valley Football Conference.  Jackrabbit quarterback Taryn Christion was named the conference Offensive Player of the Week, while S-D-S-U linebacker Christian Rozeboom earned the Missouri Valley Newcomer of the Week.  Chrisition was also named the STATS F-C-S National Offensive Player of the Week after accounting for a total of 444 yards of total offense for the Jacks.

U-S-D prevailed in double overtime with a 33-30 victory at Indiana State on Saturday, and senior place-kicker/punter Miles Bergner was honored by the conference and across the nation.  Bergner was named the FCS National and Missouri Valley Special Teams Player of the Week after kicking four field goals in the victory, and becoming the Coyotes all-time leading scorer in the process.  He is second nationally in field goals per game and average yards per punt.  


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KYNT Sports 10-17-16

Monday, October 17, 2016

The two Division One football teams in the state of South Dakota recorded very close and important victories on Saturday afternoon.  South Dakota State scored on a touchdown pass with one second left of the clock to upset five-time defending national champion and top-rated North Dakota State 19-17 in Fargo…while South Dakota won their first road game in a year as the Coyotes prevailed at Indiana State 33-30 in double overtime.

Denver handed U-S-D their first volleyball loss in the Summit League Sunday afternoon, winning three consecutive sets over the Coyotes.  U-S-D now has a season record of 18-4, and still leads the league with a mark of 7-1.

The men’s and women’s soccer teams at Hastings College are both ranked in the top ten nationally, and Saturday the Broncos won two games by big scores over Mount Marty at the Easton Archery Fields in Yankton.  Hastings took the women’s contest 14-0, and they beat the Lancers in the men’s game 12-0.

Yankton won two sets in volleyball over Aberdeen Central for the first time in ten years, but it wasn’t enough as the Golden Eagles edged the Gazelles 3-2 on Saturday afternoon.  Jessica Reinhardt led Yankton with 19 kills, while Cameryn Specht had 37 assists and Ivy Mines led the defense with 24 digs.  The Gazelles will host second-ranked Roosevelt tomorrow night with their Cancer Awareness activities at the Y-H-S gym.


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