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Riverrat Marathon results

Monday, April 27, 2015

The Yankton Riverrat Marthon was won by Greg Uecker of Freeman on Saturday in a time of three-hours, twelve minutes and 18-point-eight seconds.  Katie Willenborg of Waterloo, Iowa took the women’s race in 3:48:32. The half-marathon was won by Yankton’s Alex Hohenthaner in a time of 1:28:20 with the women’s race going to Cherie Sussner of Sioux Falls. Nick Cerny of Vermillion took the Riverrat 5K in a time of 18:09.5.  Yankton’s Megan Hilson won the women’s 5K in 20:38.8.  Mark Westerman of Yankton won the Riverrat Bike Race.  Full results can be found at Competitors faced cold, breezy, and sometimes wet conditions.  Proceeds from the races benefit the Yankton Science Club, Bravo Battery, Yankton Track Club, the Center, and other local causes.  

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KYNT Sports 4-27-15

Sunday, April 26, 2015

The Dakota Wesleyan baseball team used strong defense and pitching to edge Mount Marty Saturday in Mitchell by scores of 2-1 and 3-0.  Mount Marty starters A-J Griffith and Brandon Nickolite pitched well in defeat as the Lancers fell to 11 and 9 and tied for third in the G-PAC.  Mount Marty will open up conference tournament play as the number-five seed against fourth-seed Northwestern Thursday at noon in Sioux City.  Briar Cliff and Doane are the hosts for the G-PAC baseball tournament this week.

Mount Marty split a conference softball doubleheader Saturday at Hastings, winning the opener 16-11 in a slugfest and then losing the second game 16-1.  The Lancers finished up with a 4 and 16 mark and 11th place in the G-PAC.

Mount Marty lost a pair of women’s tennis matches on Saturday in the G-PAC, as Concordia downed the Lancers 8-1 and Nebraska Wesleyan picked up a 9-0 shutout.

The G-PAC Qualifier # 4 for Men’s Golf will be held today in Orange City, Iowa.  Nebraska Wesleyan has the team lead while Mount Marty is in 11th place, 14 shots behind Briar Cliff.  Last Friday, the Mount Marty women’s golf squad placed second in the G-PAC year-long standings.

The U-S-D women’s tennis season ended with an 8 and 11 record, as top-seed Denver shut out the Coyotes 4-0 in the Summit League semifinals.  Denver blanked South Dakota State 4-0 in the Summit League championship match on Sunday.

U-S-D won both games over Western Illinois in softball on Saturday, then lost a 6-3 contest on Sunday.  The Coyotes are 10 and 4 and second place in the Summit League heading into the final week of the regular season.

The Yankton Gazelles golf team will compete early this morning in the Sioux Falls Invitational starting at 9 a-m at Prairie Green Golf Course.

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KYNT Sports 4-25-15

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The Yankton Gazelles golf team placed fifth out of 17 teams at Friday’s Mitchell Invitational.  O’Gorman won the meet with a 314 total, and the Gazelles fired a 356 score, one shot behind Brookings.  Junior Becky Frick had an 81 for Yankton and tied for sixth place individually, while Linzee Cowman shot 90 for the Gazelles

The Yankton Bucks club baseball team blanked Sioux Falls Roosevelt 1-0 last night as Mason Townsend fired a six-hit shutout for the Bucks.  Yankton is 7 and 6 overall, and will play at Roosevelt next Friday.

Mount Marty had their highest finish in school history in the G-PAC Golf Tourneys, as the Lancer women ended up second place for the year.  Dakota Wesleyan won its seventh consecutive women’s golf title, and Mount Marty placed second overall.  Lancer sophomore Logan Wagner of Parkston tied for second in the season-long G-PAC standings.

South Dakota State set a school record with six home runs Friday to sweep a softball doubleheader over Mount Marty by scores of 9-1 and 18-4.  Mount Marty is 10 and 25 on the softball season and will finish its conference schedule with a doubleheader at Hastings this afternoon.

Mount Marty concludes their regular season baseball schedule with a twin bill at Dakota Wesleyan this afternoon.  The Lancers are 11-7 and tied for second in the G-PAC, while D-W-U is 8-10 in conference play and tied for seventh.  Our broadcast of Lancer baseball starts at 4:00 on AM 1450, KYNT.

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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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