- Matthew Mors, former Yankton Bucks Basketball Star and Wisconsin Badger Red-Shirt Freshman, has entered the transfer portal. Mors, a three-star recruit was heavily recruited after a high school career that saw a Class AA State Title in 2018, five All-State and five All-ESD Conference Selections, and three South Dakota Gatorade Player of the Year Awards. Mors hold the All-Time Class AA Career Scoring Record with 2,707 points. Mors averaged 24.2 points, 8.1 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 2.5 steals and 1.9 blocks per game his senior season.
- The USD Coyote Women’s Basketball Team are looking to shock the world again by punching their ticket to the Elite Eight this Saturday at INTRUST Bank Arena in Wichita, Kansas, but they will have to get through #3 seed Michigan, who defeated 11th seed Villanova 64-49 last night. Game time is to be determined, but Sweet 16 tickets are now available for purchase through the Coyote ticket office.
- Yesterday was beginning of Yankton’s High School Track & Field Season as the Bucks and Gazelles competed in the Dan Lennon Invitational yesterday afternoon.
For the Gazelles, Junior Sydnee Serck took first in the Girls 400 Meter Dash with a final time of 1:02.65, while Senior Madisyn Bietz and Freshman Alexia Wheeler finished 7th and 8th with times of (1:07.27) and (1:07.69) respectively). In the Girls 800 Meter Run, Junior Thea Chance finished 4th with a final time of (2:34.04), and Sophomore Claire Tereshinski finished (2:40.44). In the Girls 1600 Meter Run, Thea Chance finished 3rd with a (5:38.34). In the 4×400 Meter Relay, Yankton finished 4th with a (4:20.45). In the Girls 1600 Sprint Medley, Yankton took 3rd (4:27.61).
For the Bucks, Sophomore Austin Gobel finished 6th in the Boys 60 Meter Dash (7.23). In the 400 Meter Dash, Austin Gobel took 1st (53.31). In the 800 Meter Run, Sophomore Carson Conway finished 9th (2:11.93). In the 1600 Meter Run, Sophomore Dylan Payer finished 5th (4:45.54). In the Boys 3200 Meter Run, Senior Timothy Merchen finished 5th (10:55.07). Yankton finished 4th in the 1600 Sprint Medley (3:55.30).
Yankton’s next competition is the Mount Marty University Invitational beginning at 10am.
- The South Dakota men’s golf team managed to squeeze in one round of action at the Twin Oaks Intercollegiate tournament on Monday. The Coyotes shot a 309 as a team in round one. The second round of the day was ultimately suspended due to rain and thunderstorms in the area. Most players had 10-11 holes remaining in the second round, so the tournament has been shortened to a 36-hole event. The players will complete their remaining holes tomorrow with an 8:00 a.m. shotgun start.