The Mount Marty Lancers baseball team are (21-4) overall, and (4-0) in conference play following their sweep of the Briar Cliff Chargers in their opening GPAC series.

            The Lancers took game one 10-9 in extra innings and led 9-5 when game two was suspended after the third inning on Sunday night. MMU ended up winning game two 10-7 when it resumed yesterday morning, before winning game three 4-2, and game four 3-1.

            Next up for the Lancers is a trip to Mitchell, South Dakota on Friday, as they’ll meet Dakota Wesleyan in a GPAC double header. First pitch of game one is set for 1:00 PM.

            Yankton high school is hosting a spring sports kickoff event tonight in the YHS commons at 5:30 PM.

            Several coaches of Yankton Bucks and Gazelles spring sports will speak starting at 6:00 PM. Including, head girls’ golf coach Brett Sime, head boys’ tennis coach Ryan Hage, head softball coach Jill Muth and head track and field coach Geoff Gross. Athletic Trainer Trevor Woods will also speak at the event. Cookies, cake and drinks will be served, and the event is free to attend and open to the public.

            The Mount Marty Lancers track and field team wrapped up their indoor season earlier this month, and are poised to begin their outdoor season later this week.

MMU will travel to Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska on Friday, March 24th. The first events of the Lancers outdoor season will begin at 12:00 PM noon.

            The NCAA Wrestling National Championships took place in Tulsa, Oklahoma over the weekend, and two members of the South Dakota State Jackrabbits earned top-5 finishes..

            Tanner Sloan finished second in the 197 pound division, falling by decision, 5-3. With the 2nd place finish Sloan ended his season with a 27-3 overall record and was named an All-American. Also earning All-American honors, was Clay Carlson, who earned the honor for the 2nd time in his career. Carlson finished 5th overall in the 141 pound division, and ended his season with a 27-10 overall record.

            SDSU finished 14th as a team with 37 points, while Penn State won the team championship with 137.5 points, 55 points above 2nd place Iowa.