• The Yankton Bucks swept a varsity baseball double-header vs SF Jefferson last night at Riverside Field 9-5 and 12-11. Jace McCorkell walked off the field the hero after delivering the game winning RBI single. The Bucks are now 7-1 on the season entering a week-long break, a break Coach Drew Lawrence says the team welcomes. Their next opponent is scheduled for next Monday afternoon vs Sioux Falls Lincoln.
  • South Dakota women’s basketball player Hannah Sjerven was selected as the 28th overall pick of the WNBA Draft Monday night by the Minnesota Lynx, the team Sjerven grew up watching as a Minnesota Native. Sjerven becomes the first-ever Coyote women’s basketball player to be selected in the WNBA Draft. The Coyotes qualified for the NCAA Tournament all four seasons she was on the court, reaching the Sweet 16 for the first time in program history her senior year. A 6-foot-3 center from Rogers, Minnesota, Sjerven joins a Lynx program that won four WNBA Championships from 2011 to 2017. Sjerven was a three-time Summit League Defensive Player of the Year, three-time all-Summit League first team, four-time Summit all-tournament team and a finalist for the 2021 Becky Hammon Mid-Major Player of the Year. South Dakota’s all-time blocks leader, Sjerven also finishes her career ranked in the top-10 at USD in scoring, rebounding and steals. Preseason workouts for Sjerven and the Lynx are expected to begin next week. Minnesota’s season opener is at Seattle on May 6. The home opener is scheduled for 7 p.m. May 8 against the Washington Mystics.
  • Yankton Gazelles Golf took their first competitive swings of the season yesterday on the greens of Spring Creek Country Club in Harrisburg. The Gazelles finished 7th out of 11 teams, shooting 362, with hometown Harrisburg taking the team crown with a 331 score. The top Gazelle performer was Tatum Hohenthaner, tying for 14th with an 88 score. Taking the individual title was Reese Jansa, who shot a 72. The Gazelles now prepare to host a triangular at Fox Run Golf Course next Tuesday beginning at 1pm.
  • The YHS Boys Tennis Triangular in Huron on Wednesday with RC Central has been cancelled due to the forecasted cold and windy conditions and will NOT be made up. The next scheduled contest for the Bucks is a triangular next Tuesday beginning at 11am.