• Yankton Legion Baseball heads north to Sioux Falls tomorrow for a Class A Double-Header vs Sioux Falls East. Yankton is currently holding on to 8th place in the Class A Standings, a fraction of a point above a 9th place Rapid City Post 320, with only four Class A games remaining on their schedule. A finish outside of the top 8 in the standings would result in Yankton traveling for the best of three state tournament play in series, rather than hosting. Tomorrow’s double-header begins at 5pm.
  • South Central League Baseball wraps up its regular season on Thursday with a pair of games, (2-9) Menno travels to (9-2) Lesterville, and (8-3) Yankton makes the trip to (6-5) Tabor. As the season begins its final week, Lesterville is atop the standings with a 9-2 record, Yankton in second with an 8-3 record.
  • Recipients for the 2022 South Dakota High School Track and Field All-American Honor have been announced. For the Boys, Simeon Birnbaum of Rapid City Central, and Sam Rohlfs of Aberdeen Central were selected. For the Girls, Gracelyn Leiseth of Hamlin and Berkkeley Engelland of Mt. Vernon/Plankinton were selected. The recipient for the Circle of Champions Coach of the Year was announced as Luke Vander Leest of Sioux Falls Christian.
  • South Dakota head swimming and diving coach Jason Mahowald has announced the hiring of Joseph Gucwa III as the newest addition to the staff. Gucwa will serve as the diving coach and comes to South Dakota after four seasons at Saginaw Valley State University. The Saginaw Valley State had a diver appear at the NCAA Division II National Championships in each year under Gucwa’s guidance.
  • Randy Fischer, long-time head coach for track and field and cross country at Mount Marty University, announced this morning that he will be retiring at the end of July. After 15 years at Mount Marty, Fischer says the personal connections are what he will miss most. Fischer was very reflective of his time and wanted to thank everybody who has helped the program along the way. In coach Fischer’s 15-year tenure, his teams broke 34 school records in men’s track and field and cross country and 29 school records in women’s track and field and cross country. Both programs reached NAIA Scholar Team status over 40 times. The Lancers had over 40 All-Americans and over 140 NAIA Scholar-Athletes during his tenure. The next head coach of Mount Marty Track and Field will be announced in the coming days.