Mount Marty University has announced that former Lancer track and field standout Seth Wiebelhaus will be remaining with the program as an assistant coach beginning next season.

            Wiebelhaus ended his collegiate career as an All-American, as he finished 5th in the men’s decathlon at the NAIA Outdoor National Championships in May, setting a school record in points with a total of 6,678. Wiebelhaus also excelled outside of his athletics, as he was a recipient of Mount Marty’s Albert Fernandez Champions of Character award.

Former University of South Dakota pole vaulter Chris Nilsen claimed his third straight National Championship over the weekend

            Nilsen’s victory means the former Olympic silver medalist has qualified for next month’s World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Nilsen enters the world championships as the #2 ranked men’s pole vaulter in the world behind Sweden’s Mondo Duplantis.

            Fellow Coyote Alum Emily Grove competed in the women’s pole vault at the national championships, as she cleared 14 feet, 9 and one half inches to place 5th.

            The Yankton Post 12 Legion baseball team remains 4th in the Class A legion standings, as the state tournament looms just two weeks away. Harrisburg Gold maintains the top spot in the league, while Sioux Falls East and Brookings round out the top-3.

Yankton Post 12 return to Riverside Field tomorrow night, as they host Brandon Valley in a double-header. First pitch of game one is set for 5:00 PM, pregame coverage on KYNT and KYNTV will begin at 4:30. Bryce Ladwig and Brayden Butler will be on the call.

Class A Legion Baseball Standings:

  1. Harrisburg Gold
  2. Sioux Falls East
  3. Brookings
  4. Yankton
  5. Rapid City Post 320
  6. Brandon Valley
  7. Renner
  8. Rapid City Post 22
  9. Watertown
  10. Aberdeen
  11. Mitchell
  12. Harrisburg Maroon
  13. Pierre
  14. Sturgis
  15. Sioux Falls West
  16. Huron
  17. Spearfish
  18. Box Elder