• Due to a schedule change, Yankton’s home opener will be TODAY and will now be a triangular, with the Gazelles facing St. Thomas More at 9 a.m., followed by Watertown against St. Thomas More at 11:30 a.m. and Yankton against Watertown at 2 p.m.


  • The Mount Marty Athletic Department announced it has hired Daniel Flahie as its head Strength and Conditioning coach for the Lancers. Flahie has a wealth of experience at all levels including the role of Program Director and Assistant Professor of Exercise Science and Health since 2019 at Mount Marty. Flahie has also spent the previous four years helping several of the Mount Marty athletic programs in a strength and conditioning role.


  • The Yankton Bucks and Gazelles Soccer squads lace up their cleats for double-header action in Watertown tonight. The Gazelles are 0-2 on the season and are coming off a disappointing 8-0 loss to Harrisburg, the Bucks are 1-0-1 so far this season, and will play the second game of the double-header, while the Gazelles will lead off with a 4pm start.


  • Yankton Bucks Golf will play host tomorrow for a triangular at Fox Run Golf Course vs Sioux Falls Lincoln and Sioux Falls Washington. Tee time is set for 10am. The Bucks are coming off a ninth place finish at the Lynx invite earlier this week.


  • Tom Douple, the Summit League Commissioner of 16 years announced his retirement yesterday morning. Douple’s retirement will become effective October 1st. Douple became the Summit League Commissioner in 2005, and oversaw many positive changes to the League, most notably pioneering the name change of the conference from the Mid-Continent Conference to the Summit Leauge. Myndee Kay Larsen, who has worked within the league since 2006, has been appointed the interim commissioner.


  • Five Missouri Valley Football Conference teams are ranked in the Top 25 of the 2021 FCS AFCA Preseason Poll. North Dakota State (3), South Dakota State (4), North Dakota (7), Southern Illinois (10) and UNI (16) represent the MVFC in the initial poll of the season.   Missouri State and Youngstown State each received votes.