The Class A Senior Legion Baseball State Tournament begins this morning in Yankton, and all games will be broadcast on KYNTV, with Yankton games also being broadcast over the radio on KYNT, beginning at 9:30 AM.

            The eight teams who will be competing in this year’s state tournament are Yankton Post 12, Sioux Falls Post 15 East, Harrisburg Gold, Harrisburg Maroon, Aberdeen Post 24, Brookings Post 74, Renner Post 307, and the defending champions Rapid City Post 22.

Schedule for Today (7-25-23):

  • Game 1: Sioux Falls East vs Harrisburg Maroon, pregame at 9:30 AM on KYNTV.
  • Game 2: Harrisburg Gold vs Aberdeen, pregame at noon on KYNTV.
  • Game 3: Brookings vs Rapid City Post 22, pregame at 4:30 PM on KYNTV.
  • Game 4: Yankton vs Renner, pregame at 7:00 PM on KYNT and KYNTV.

            The Junior Legion Baseball State Tournament begins on Thursday in Harrisburg, and Yankton will compete in the “Stripes” group during pool play.

            Also in Yankton’s group are Rapid City Post 22, Sioux Falls Post 15 East, and Brookings Post 74. Each team will play each other once in the group stage, with the top two teams advancing to the single elimination tournament on Sunday to crown a State Champion. Rounding out the eight team field in the “Stars” group are Watertown Post 17, Renner Post 307, Brandon Valley Post 131, and Harrisburg Gold Post 45.

            Yankton’s group stage games will be against Brookings at 2:30 PM on Thursday, Rapid City at 5:00 PM on Friday, and Sioux Falls East at 10:30 AM on Saturday.

            Matthew Schaefer of Fordyce, Nebraska was crowned Nebraska Amateur Golf Champion over the weekend, during the Nebraska Amateur Championships at Scotts Bluff Country Club.

            Schaefer, a Hartington Cedar Catholic alum who golfed collegiately at South Dakota State University, shot a 12-under total of 276 en route to the win, and was one of two golfers in the tournament to shoot par or better during all four rounds.

            Finishing as the runner up to Schaefer at 11-under was Charlie Zielinski of Omaha.