• There are no Yankton athletic competitions on the schedule until early next week, when the 7-1 Yankton Bucks host Sioux Falls Lincoln for a varsity baseball double-header beginning at noon. And Tuesday, when Bucks tennis host a triangular (Sioux Falls Washington and Vermillion) at the SAC Tennis Courts at 11am, Yankton Gazelles golf host both Brookings and Brandon Valley at Fox Run Golf Course beginning at 1pm, and the Track and Field squads head to Brandon Valley for a four team meet (Sioux City Bishop Heelan, O’Gorman, Brandon Valley) beginning at 4pm.
  • The South Dakota State women’s basketball program has officially announced the addition of Dru Gylten to the 2022-23 team as a graduate transfer. Gylten, a Rapid City, SD native, comes to SDSU following five seasons at the University of Utah. Gylten started every game of her Utah career, 104 games, and dished out 553 career assists, which ranks fourth in program history. Gylten is a 2017 graduate of St. Thomas More High School, where she lettered in basketball, volleyball and track and field. She won four straight basketball state championships with the Cavaliers and graduated as the program’s record in assists and steals.
  • South Dakota women’s tennis coach Brett Barnett has announced site changes to this Sunday’s Summit League dual with Omaha. The match, originally scheduled to be played outdoors at the USD Tennis Courts, will be moved indoors to Huether Family Match Pointe in Sioux Falls, due to expected low temperatures. Sunday’s match, the regular season finale for both teams, will take place at 1 pm. South Dakota is currently in third in the Summit League standings at 4-2 while Omaha is in fourth at 3-2 prior to a Friday contest with Western Illinois.
  • South Dakota captured four individual events and swept the men’s and women’s 4×100-meter relays on Thursday at the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate. After back-to-back weeks of running a minute flat, freshman Moe Bridgen broke the barrier in the 400-meter hurdles. She clocked a collegiate best time of 59.57 seconds for the second-fastest mark in school history. Fifth-year senior Holly Gerberding finished runner-up to Bridgen with a season-best time of 1:00.97. On the men’s side, freshman Ken-Mark Minkovski, sophomore Demar Francis, third-year sophomore Ardell Inlay and third-year sophomore Dylan Kautz crossed the line first in 40.64 seconds. The time ranks fourth in USD program history.