• Yankton defeated Spearfish 38-0 on the road Friday night en route to a 2-0 record to begin the season. Quarterback Rugby Ryken scorched the Spartan defense with a 383-yard passing/85-yard rushing yard/4 touchdown performance. Gavin Swanson had 93 yards rushing/67 yards receiving and two touchdowns. Tyler Sohler contributed 93 receiving yards in the victory. Defensively, the Bucks allowed Spearfish just 169 yards total offense, while Shaylor Platt and Mac Ryken snagged an interception, and Matthew Sheldon recorded a sack. Yankton (2-0) will now play their first home game Friday at Crane-Youngworth Field versus the (1-1) Watertown Arrows.
  • Yankton Bucks Golf competes at Sioux Falls Elmwood Golf Course today in a quadrangular versus Brandon Valley, Sioux Falls Lincoln and Sioux Falls Washington. Start time is set for 11am.
  • The (1-5-1) Yankton Gazelles and (3-3-1) Bucks Soccer compete on the road at Brandon Valley this evening. The double-header begins at 5pm with the Gazelles versus the (2-1-4) Lady Lynx, followed by the Bucks vs the (0-6-1) Lynx Boys.
  • The (1-6) Yankton Gazelles Volleyball squad prepare to take on (1-3) Sioux Falls Roosevelt on the road tonight in hopes of securing their first-Class AA victory of the season. First serve set for 7pm.
  • A benefit for Yankton High School senior Garrett Nelson and his family will be held prior to Yankton’s home football game on Friday at Crane-Youngworth Field. Garrett, the son of Tim and Amy Nelson, was recently diagnosed with Large B Cell Lymphoma.  While this cancer is curable, Garrett and his family have been traveling back and forth to the Mayo Clinic as well as Sioux Falls for extensive treatments. On Friday, there will be a tailgate hot dog feed from 5:30-6:45 p.m. at Crane-Youngworth Field. The meal will be a free-will donation. There will also be a raffle for “All Things Yankton Bucks and Gazelles,” as well as t-shirts available for purchase.
  • The Mount Marty Volleyball team finished 1-3 at the William Penn Tournament in Oskaloosa, Iowa over the weekend. The Lancers lost in five sets to Graceland University, four sets to Clarke University, and in five sets to Trinity International University. The Lancers defeated Hannibal-LaGrange University in three straight sets for their lone victory of the weekend. Mount Marty ends non-conference play with a 4-3 overall record. Tomorrow, the Lancers will make the trip to Crete, Nebraska to begin GPAC play in a matchup with the Doane Tigers at 7:30 p.m. Doane is currently receiving votes in the NAIA top 25 poll. The Lancers women’s golf team finished the MMU Invite in third place. Mount Marty finished the two-day season opener in Yankton on Friday after playing Fox Run Golf Course on Thursday, and Hillcrest Country Club on Friday. While the Lancers finished in third place overall, of the GPAC schools in attendance at the MMU Invite, the Lancers finished with the highest overall score. Tomorrow, Mount Marty begins the two-day Siouxland Invite at The Ridge, in Sioux Center, Iowa. The Mount Marty cross country teams began their seasons on Friday at the Augustana Invite. The men’s team finished in 25th place of 32 teams; and the women’s team finished in 27th place of 28 teams. Next, both teams will compete in the Herb Blakley Invite in Madison, South Dakota on Saturday beginning at 10:30 a.m.