The Yankton Bucks football team moved to 3 and 0 on the season last Friday night, as they picked up a 31 to 20 road victory over Watertown.

            The Bucks trailed 14 to 0 early on, before scoring 31 unanswered points to secure the win. Lucas Kampshoff led the way for Yankton, throwing for over 350 yards and tallying 4 total touchdowns.

            Yankton return home this week, as they host defending state champions Pierre on Friday night at Crane-Youngworth Field.

            The Mount Marty Lancers football team are 2 and 1 on the year following their 49 to 20 loss to Dordt over the weekend.

            The Lancers’ run game was held in check by the Defenders, but quarterback Ken Gay threw for 276 yards and 2 touchdowns in the loss. Jonah Miyazawa (Me-yuh-za-wa) was the leading receiver for MMU, as he had 6 catches for 147 yards and 2 scores.

            The Lancers remain on the road in their next matchup, as they’ll play Morningside on Saturday in Sioux City, Iowa.

            Yankton Bucks and Gazelles cross country competed in the Lynx Invite in Brandon Valley over the weekend as the Gazelles finished 4th as a team, while the Bucks didn’t register a team score, but placed two runners in the top-15.

            Rilyn Jackson was the top finisher for the Gazelles, as she took home 15th in the event. Mary Rounds, Abby Johanneson, Delaney Youmans, and Shae Rumsey finished 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th, in that order, with Claire Tereshinski in 26th. For the Bucks, Abe Chance was the highest finisher as he took 7th, with Harrison Krajewski (Kra-ski) in 11th. Bryton Olson, 16th, and Isaac Peterson, 29th, rounded out the Bucks finishers.

            Yankton will next compete in an invitational at Norfolk Skyview Lake on Friday.

            Mount Marty Lancers cross country competed in the Holiday Inn Sunflower Opener in Sioux Center on Saturday, as the men finished 4th in the event, with the women taking 7th.

            Logan Ferrari, 12th, and Ethan Fritzinger, 20th, led the Lancer men with top-20 individual finishes, while former Lancer and Hartington-Newcastle alum Brian Santiago won the men’s race while competing unattached. Jordyn Fischer was the top finisher for the Lancer women, finishing 46th place with a time of 20 minutes and 44.29 seconds.

            The Lancers will next compete in the Wildcat Classic on September 22nd in Wayne, Nebraska.

Mount Marty men’s tennis opened their season with a 5 to 2 win over Bethany Lutheran College, earning their first victory under head coach Augusto Vinueza

            The Lancers swept the duos matches on Saturday, while Jose Andrade, Alejandro Polo, Ignacia Gomez, and Keaton List picked up singles wins.

            The Lancer men will next compete against Buena Vista on Wednesday.

Yankton Bucks golf have a varsity invitational at Brooking Country Club scheduled for 10:00 AM this morning. Fourteen other schools are planned to compete in the event.

            Mount Marty men’s golf will begin the two-day Jimmie Invitational today, with the event being hosted in Jamestown, North Dakota.

Yankton Gazelles volleyball will host Huron tomorrow night at the Summit Activities Center in Yankton, concluding the Gazelles four-game home stand. First serve is set for 7:00 PM Tuesday night, pregame coverage on KYNT and KYNTV begins at 6:30.

Yankton Bucks and Gazelles soccer will be on the road tomorrow afternoon as they travel to Huron to face the Tigers. The boys game will be held first at 4:00 PM, with the girls playing at 6:00.

Yankton Gazelles tennis will host Mitchell and Sioux Falls Lincoln tomorrow for a triangular at the YHS tennis courts. Yankton will face Mitchell at 11:00 AM, and Lincoln at 4:30 PM.

Yankton competitive cheer and dance will travel to Brandon tomorrow evening for a competition hosted at Brandon Valley high school. Events are scheduled to begin at 5:00 PM.

The South Dakota Coyotes football team picked up their first win of 2023 on Saturday, as they shutout St. Thomas 24 to 0.

Coyote quarterback Aidan Bouman threw for over 200 yards and 2 touchdowns, while the USD defense held the Tommies to 166 total yards of offense.

The Coyotes will be back in the DakotaDome on Saturday, as they host Lamar University. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:00 PM.

The South Dakota State Jackrabbits football team are 2 and 0 to start the year following their 20 to 16 victory over Montana State on Saturday.

Quarterback Mark Gronowski was responsible for all three of the Jackrabbit touchdowns in the win, with 2 through the air and another on the ground.

SDSU will play a neutral site game next week, as they face Drake at Target Field in Minneapolis.

The Nebraska Cornhuskers football team are 0 and 2 to start the Matt Rhule era, following their 36 to 14 loss to Colorado on Saturday.

The Huskers turned the ball over 4 times in the loss, while allowing over 450 yards of total offense for the Buffalos.

Nebraska will play their home opener next week, as they host Northern Illinois at Memorial Stadium.

In South Dakota:

Yankton Bucks:

  • Yankton moved to 3 and 0 on the year with a 31 to 20 win over Watertown last week.
  • The Bucks will host the defending state champions Pierre on Friday night in a battle of unbeaten teams.

Avon Pirates:

  • Avon returned to the win column last week, as they defeated Gayvill-Volin 52 to 22.
  • The Pirates are now 3 and 1 on the year, as they host Hitchcock-Tulare on Friday.

Bon Homme Cavaliers:

  • Bon Homme fell to 0 and 3 last week, as they were defeated by Viborg-Hurley 34 to 21.
  • The Cavaliers will be on the road this week, as they square off with Stanley County.

Gayville-Volin Raiders:

  • Gayville Volin fell to 1 and 2 last week with a 52 to 22 loss to Avon.
  • The Raiders look to get back to .500 this week as they host Centerville.

Irene-Wakonda Eagles:

  • Irene-Wakonda are 0 and 3 to start the year, as they fell to Centerville 24 to 22 last week.
  • The Eagles look for their first win of 2023 this week, as they host the Gregory Gorillas.

Scotland/Menno Trappers:

  • Scotland/Menno enter this week at 0 and 4 following their 56 to 12 loss to Mt. Vernon-Plankinton last week.
  • The Trappers will host Balitic this week, with the game being held in Menno.

Vermillion Tanagers:

  • Vermillion picked up their first win of the season last week, with a 22 to 20 overtime victory over Millbank.
  • The Tanagers return home this week as they host undefeated West Central on Friday night.

In Nebraska:

Bloomfield Bees:

  • Bloomfield moved to 2 and 1 last week with a 38 to 0 shutout win over Tri County Northeast.
  • The Bees are on a bye this week, as they prepare for their game against Randolph on the 22nd.

Cedar Catholic Trojans:

  • Cedar Catholic fell to 2 and 1 last week with a 28 to 6 loss to Yutan.
  • The Trojans look to get back in the win column this week, as they host Logan View-Scribner-Snyder on Friday.

Crofton Warriors:

  • Crofton are now 3 and 0 on the year following their 52 to 12 win over Neligh-Oakdale last week.
  • The Warriors look to remain undefeated this week as they host Hartington-Newcastle

Hartington-Newcastle Wildcats

  • Hartington-Newcastle fell to 0-3 last week, as they were defeated by Elkhorn Valley 42 to 30.
  • The Wildcats will hit the road this week, as they travel to Crofton to face the Warriors.

Wynot Blue Devils:

  • Wynot are 3 and 0 to start the year, coming off of their 32 to 20 win over Howells-Dodge last week.

The Blue Devils are on the road this week as they face Randolph on Thursd