The Yankton Bucks football team began the year with a 42 to 0 victory over Mitchell last Friday night, as new QB Lucas Kampshoff got his first start for the Bucks. Kampshoff’s first touchdown pass would come in the second quarter, as he found Tucker Gilmore over the middle for a 59 yard touchdown.

            Kampshoff would finish with over 160 yards through the air, as well as three more touchdowns on the ground. Shaylor Platt led the ground game for Yankton, rushing for nearly 140 yards and a TD.

            The Bucks will remain at home for week two, as they host Spearfish at Crane-Youngworth Field this Friday night.

            The Mount Marty Lancers football program opened their third season in program history with a hard fought 28 to 23 victory over Culver Stockton College, capped off with a game sealing interception by Josiah Gaetani (Guy-tawn-ee)

            Isaiah Thompson led the way in the run game, as he ran for 116 yards and a touchdown for the Lancers, with his score being the deciding points in the five point Lancer win. MMU quarterback Ken Gay was 2nd in rushing with 55 yards, while throwing for another 153, and 3 touchdowns.

The Lancers will be at home again this week, as they host Briar Cliff at Crane-Youngworth Field on Saturday afternoon.

The Yankton Gazelles volleyball team finished fifth in the Norfolk Invitational volleyball tournament over the weekend.

Yankton went 1 and 2 during the event, falling to Norfolk and Columbus, while picking up their first win of the season against South Sioux City in a three-set sweep.

The Gazelle, now 1 and 4 on the year, return home tomorrow night, as they host Harrisburg at the Summit Activities Center. First serve is scheduled for 7:00 PM, pregame coverage on KYNTV begins at 6:30. Brayden Butler will be on the call.

The Mount Marty Lancers volleyball squad are now 4 and 4 on the year, as they lost to Dakota State and Mayville State on Saturday.

Julia Weber recorded 23 kills to lead the Lancers over the course of the two matches. Ally Whitmire tallied 46 total assists on the day, as she brings her season total to 268, which places her 8th in the NAIA.

The Lancers will return to the court on Friday for a pair of matches against Tabor College and William Penn University, taking place in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

The Yankton Bucks and Gazelles soccer teams swept Spearfish on Saturday, as both teams went undefeated out west following wins over Douglas on Friday.

The Bucks defeated Spearfish 4 to 1, avenging their loss in last year’s state playoffs. Anthony Alfonso Acosta grabbed a brace with a pair of goals in the win. The Gazelles shutout the Spartans 2 to 0 in their matchup, as Josslyn Elwood and Chloe Blom both scored for Yankton.

The Bucks and Gazelles will be in action again on Thursday, as they’ll be on the road for a double header against O’Gorman.

The Mount Marty men’s soccer team are 0, 1, and 1 to start the year, following a 3 to 4 loss to Hamline on Friday, and a scoreless draw with Crown College on Saturday.

The Lancers men’s team will take on Graceland in their next contest on Wednesday.

The Mount Marty Lancers women’s soccer team will play their first game of the season today, as they are on the road against York University. Kickoff from York, Nebraska is set for 6:00 PM.

The Yankton Gazelles tennis team wrapped up the Brookings Jamboree on Saturday, as they defeated Aberdeen Roncalli 6 to 2, and tied with Huron 3 to 3.

Nora and Sabrina Krajewski (Kra-ski) went undefeated on the day, as each went 2 and 0 in singles play, while also going 2 and 0 as duos partners.

The Gazelles will host a triangular tomorrow against Brandon Valley and O’Gorman, beginning at 11:00 AM.

The Yankton Bucks golf team will travel to Mitchell tomorrow afternoon, as they battle the Kernels in the Marchand Cup. Tee time is set for 2:00 PM at Lake View Golf Course.

Local Football Rundown 8-28-23:

In South Dakota:

Yankton Bucks:

  • Yankton defeated Mitchell 42 to 0 on Friday to open the season  1 and 0.
  • Lucas Kampshoff had 4 total touchdowns for the Bucks, 3 on the ground and 1 through the air. Running back Shaylor Platt had over 140 yards rushing and a TD as well.
  • Yankton return to Crane-Youngworth Field on Friday, as they host Spearfish at 7:00 PM. Pregame coverage on KYNT and KYNTV begins at 6:00.

Avon Pirates:

  • Avon are 2 and 0 to start the season, as they defeated Burke 61 to 21 last Friday night.
  • The Pirates have outscored their opponents 104 to 33 through their first two games as
  • Avon looks to win their third straight game against Freeman-Marion-Freeman Academy on Friday. The game will be held in Freeman.

Bon Homme Cavaliers:

  • Bon Homme are 0 and 1 to start the year following their 18 to 6 loss to Kimball-White Lake last week.
  • The Cavaliers will be on the road this week, as they travel to take on Elkton-Lake Benton on Friday.

Gayville-Volin Raiders:

  • Gayville-Volin are 1 and 1 on the year, as they defeated Colome 42 to 22 in last weeks’ home opener for the Raiders.
  • Gayville-Volin are on a bye this week, with their next game scheduled for September 8th, against Avon

Irene-Wakonda Eagles:

  • Irene-Wakonda are 0 and 2 on the year, as they fell to Hanson 60 to 0 last Friday night.
  • The Eagles are on the road this week, as they meet Centerville this Friday.

Scotland/Menno Trappers

  • Scotland/Menno are 0 and 2 heading into game three, as they were defeated by Woonsocket-Wessington Springs-Sanborn Central last week, 59 to 13.
  • The Trappers are on the road again this week for their matchup with Miller-Highmore-Harrold on Friday.

Vermillion Tanagers:

  • Vermillion are 0 and 1, as they were shutout by Dakota Valley 21 to 0 last week.
  • The Tanagers will play their first home game this week, as they host Lennox on Friday.

In Nebraska:

Bloomfield Bees:

  • Bloomfield are 1 and 0 to begin 2023, as they defeated Winside 72 to 20 last week.
  • The Bees will look to move to 2 and 0 on Friday, as they host the Crofton Warriors.

Cedar Catholic Trojans:

  • Cedar Catholic shutout Tekamah-Herman last week, as they took a 55 to 0 win in their season opener.
  • The Trojans will be on the road on Friday, as they travel to square off against Aquinas Catholic.

Crofton Warriors:

  • Crofton are 1 and 0 to start the year following their 50 to 36 victory over Summerland last week.
  • The Warriors will be on the road this week, as they travel to Bloomfield to take on the Bees on Friday.


  • Hartington-Newcastle are 0 and 1 following their 50 to 26 loss to Wynot last week.
  • The Wildcats will play their first home game on Friday, as they host Plainview. Coverage of the game will be provided by Riverfront Sports.

Wynot Blue Devils:

  • Wynot started the season 1 and 0, as they defeated Hartington-Newcastle 50 to 26 last week.
  • The Blue Devils will be on the road for the first time this week, as they travel to take on Humphrey St. Francis.