The Yankton Bucks football team will play their first game of the 2023 season this evening, as they host the Mitchell Kernels at Crane-Youngworth Field.

            This will be the second straight year that Yankton meets Mitchell in the season opener, the Bucks took the victory week one last year, 45 to 6 over the Kernels.

            Kickoff from Yankton is scheduled for 7:00 PM, pregame coverage begins at 6:05 on KYNT and KYNTV. Bryce Ladwig and Josh Boelter will be on the call.

            The Mount Marty Lancers football program will square off with Culver-Stockton tomorrow afternoon for their 2023 season opener.

            The Lancers have never faced Culver-Stockton as they enter their third year as a program, as they look to defeat the Cougars to earn their second straight week one victory.

            Kickoff from Crane-Youngworth Field is scheduled for 5:00 PM, with pregame coverage on KYNT and KYNTV beginning at 4:05. Steve Thum and Tehl Tanner will be on the call.

            The Yankton Gazelles volleyball team fell to Dakota Valley in a three set sweep to Dakota Valley last night, as they are now 0 and 2 on the year.

            Camille McDermott led the team with 11 assists, while Macy Drotzmann tallied a team high ten kills.

Yankton will next compete tomorrow in a tournament held in Norfolk, Nebraska. The Gazelles will face Columbus and Norfolk, beginning at 11:00 AM.

            Mount Marty volleyball are 4 and 0 to begin the year, as they look to extend their winning streak today with a double header in Sioux City, Iowa.

            The Lancers will meet Valley City State at 4:00 PM this afternoon, before ending their day with a match against Mount Mercy at 7:00.

            Yankton Bucks and Gazelles soccer will compete out west today, as they have a double header scheduled against Douglas.

            The Bucks will play first at 5:00 PM, with the Gazelles kicking off at 7:00. Both game times are listed in mountain time.

            Mount Marty Lancers men’s soccer will play their first game of 2023 today, as they are on the road against Hamline University. Kickoff from Minneapolis, Minnesota is scheduled for 4:00 PM this afternoon.

            Yankton Bucks Golf have an invitational scheduled for 10:00 AM this morning in Huron. Thirteen teams will compete in the event, which will be held at Huron Broadland Creek Golf Course.

            Yankton Gazelles tennis will play in a quad today in Brookings, beginning at 11:00 AM. The Gazelles will face Harrisburg first at 11:00 AM, Brookings at 1:30 PM, and Aberdeen Central at 4:00. All matches will take place at the Brookings Hillcrest Tennis Courts.

            Yankton Bucks and Gazelles cross country will compete in their first meet of the season this afternoon, taking place at Pasley Park in Sioux Falls. The girls varsity will begin running at 4:00 PM, with the boys varsity running at 4:25.