• South Dakota Basketball shot 61 percent from the field, placed six in double figures and rolled past Presentation 99-58 Tuesday to complete a three-game home stand inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. It was the final tune-up for South Dakota (4-1) ahead of Saturday’s clash at Nebraska to complete the Nebraska MTE. It was an exhibition game for Presentation (7-5), an NAIA program from Aberdeen, South Dakota.
  • The 2021 South Dakota Football Coaches Association All-State Selections have been released. The Bucks received five nods and three honorable mentions.

Senior Carson Haak, OL

Junior Rugby Ryken, Athlete

Senior Bodie Rutledge, DL

Junior Cody Oswald, DB

Junior Trevor Paulsen, Special Teams

Senior Max Raab, Honorable Mention

Junior Tyler Sohler, Honorable Mention

Senior James Stewart, Honorable Mention

Some other area players received All-State nods in their respective classes. Andrew Gustad and Kyle Hirsch of Gayville-Volin, and Isaac Crownover of Bon Homme.

  • Norfolk Catholic fell short to Archbishop Bergan in the Nebraska Class C2 State football Championship 49-20 yesterday. The game was played in the afternoon at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, NE.
  • Eight additional South Dakota families have made commitments totaling $2.6 million to First Bank & Trust Arena in Brookings. The gifts follow the $20 million lead gift for naming rights from First Bank & Trust announced in September and a $10 million gift from an anonymous donor announced in mid-November. The renovation and expansion of First Bank & Trust Arena will include premium seating and hospitality areas, video displays, locker rooms, team rooms, athletic training facilities, an academic center and other amenities to enhance the event experience for all fans.
  • South Dakota fifth-year junior Abby Ripperda and third-year sophomore Charlie Babcock have been named to the Summit League Cross Country Academic All-Summit teams. Ripperda, a native of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, garners academic all-Summit honors for the second time of her career. Babcock, hailing from Forest Lake, Minnesota, makes his first career academic all-Summit team.
  • South Dakota swimming and diving team members Stella Fairbanks and Adam Fisher have been selected as the TicketSmarter Summit League diver and swimmer of the Week, respectively, the league announced on Tuesday. Fairbanks, a sophomore from Highland, Michigan, earns Women’s Diver of the Week honors for the third time this season and the eighth in her career. Fisher, a freshman from Windlake, Wisconsin, is honored as the Men’s Swimmer of the Week for the first time.
  • The Mount Marty Lancers men’s basketball team battled last night against Dakota Wesleyan University. The Lancers possessed a three-point lead at the half but a 40 to 25 half by the Tigers pushed them past Mount Marty for a 67-55 final score. The Lancers fall to 3-7 on the season. Next up for the Lancers, a two-day tournament down in Freemont Nebraska. The Lancers will play Bellevue University and Dakota State University on Saturday and Sunday. All coverage on KYNT.
  • The Lancer Women’s basketball team travels to Aberdeen tonight to face Presentation College. The Lancer women are 0-6 on the season and are looking to pick up their first win of the season against a familiar opponent. On November 6th, Presentation beat the Lancers on a walk-off buzzer beater. Coach Todd Schlimgen on Monday’s Lancer Locker had this to say about tonight’s matchup.

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Pregame begins at 4:30PM tonight with the tip at 5. All action on KYNT.