• Yankton secured two titles on the way to a second-place finish in the ESD Conference girls tennis tournament yesterday in Huron. Maggie Schaefer secured the flight one singles title and paired up with teammate Nora Krajewski to win the flight one doubles title, helping the Gazelles to a 219-point finish, second to Mitchell, who won the team title with 296.5 points. The Gazelles now focus on the South Dakota State Class A Championships, held in Sioux Falls on October 4th and 5th in Sioux Falls.


  • The Yankton Bucks Soccer squad will enter the Class AA playoffs riding high after a 1-0 shutout over the Sioux Falls Roosevelt Rough Riders last night on the road, notching their seventh straight shutout of an opponent. Gage Becker netted the only goal for Yankton. The Bucks finish their regular season with an impressive 11-1-1 record and will begin their state title push on October 5th as they square off against an opponent to be determined at Crane-Youngworth Field in the quarterfinal matchup. The Gazelles Soccer squad didn’t fare as well last night at Howard Wood Field, falling short to Sioux Falls Roosevelt 3-1. The sole goal came from the right foot of Cora Schurman. The Gazelles finish the regular season 4-7-2 and will be on the road October 5th for the opening round of the playoffs against an opponent to be determined.


  • The first two rounds of the 2021-22 GPAC Men’s Golf Championships are complete from Indian Creek in Elkhorn, Nebraska. Morningside, the defending GPAC Champion, is the team leader after two rounds with a 571. Individually, Mason Weeks and Sam Storey from Morningside are co-leaders through 36 holes at -3 (141). The Lancers as a team tallied a two-round total of 675 and finished 11th out of 11 in the contest, with Jackson Faber leading the Lancers effort with an individual 152 score (+8), which is tied for 20th with eight other golfers. The final 36 holes will be played this spring at The Bluffs in Vermillion, South Dakota. The dates will be determined later.


  • The Hyundai Archery World Cup officially begins its finals competition today in Yankton. The World Cup is organized by the World Archery Federation, and has archers compete in four stages in four countries. The best eight in each category advance to the Archery World Cup Final, which is being held in Yankton. The Compound Bow Finals are being held today for both men and women beginning at 10am, while the Recurve Bow Finals are tomorrow.


  • The bracket for the 2021 Class A High School State Softball Tournaments have been released. The Yankton Gazelles secured the #5 seed and will square off against #12 Sioux Falls Jefferson on Friday. First pitch is scheduled for 11am. The double-elimination tournament which houses 13 teams, will have all of its games played at Sherman Park in Sioux Falls and ends Saturday.


  • Sioux Falls Jefferson bested the Gazelles 25-11, 21-25, 25-18, 25-19 in Class AA volleyball action last night on the road. This was the first ever time the two schools have met. The Gazelles are now 4-10 on the season and face off against Vermillion tomorrow at the Summit Activities Center. First serve set for 7pm.


  • Lancers Volleyball (6-11) travel to another GPAC opponent today as they take on (15-4) Doane University in Crete, Nebraska. First serve is set for 730pm.


  • Having had to forfeit their last matchup due to low numbers and injuries, the Lancer women’s soccer team, with the men’s team, host Northwestern in a GPAC soccer double-header today. The women (1-7) begin at 4pm, with the men (3-3-1) playing the nightcap.


  • The guest speaker at the Yankton QB Club today is Northwestern Head Football Coach Matt McCartnay. There is an optional buffet for purchase, and the speakers begin at 12pm. All are welcome!