The Yankton Bucks football team moved to 6 and 1 on the season last Friday night, as they defeated Sioux Falls Roosevelt 27 to 14.

            The Bucks ran for three touchdowns on the ground, two coming from senior quarterback Lucas Kampshoff, who added 240 yards through the air. Tucker Gilmore had a big day on both sides of the ball, catching five passes for 77 yards on offense, with a pair of interceptions on defense.

            Yankton are on the road the next two weeks to end the regular season, starting with a matchup against Aberdeen Central this Friday night.

            Mount Marty football suffered their 5th loss of the season on Saturday, as they were defeated by Jamestown 24 to 13.

            Lancer quarterback Ken Gay completed over 60% of his passes for 201 yards and a touchdown, while adding another 68 yards rushing in the loss.

            MMU will be on the road again next Saturday, as they travel to Fremont, Nebraska for a matchup with Midland University.

            Yankton Bucks soccer were eliminated in the quarterfinal round of the 2023 AA boys soccer state tournament, as they were defeated by Sioux Falls Jefferson 1 to 0.

            With the loss, the Bucks end their season with an 11,3, and 2 record. The loss marked the end of the careers of several seniors for Yankton, including Ty Binde, Lance Dannenbring, Simon Schulz, Walter Ortiz-Alonso, Patrick Gurney, Bennett Schade and Jackson Kronberg.

            The class AA girls state tennis tournament wrapped up on Friday, with the Yankton Gazelles finishing 8th in the team standings.

            The Gazelles were led by Nora Krajewski (Kra-ski) who claimed the state title in flight one singles, becoming the first Gazelle to capture a flight one singles title at the class AA tournament.

Krajewski joins her older sister Josephine, who won the Class A title in 2019, as the only Gazelles to win a flight one singles state title.

            Yankton Bucks and Gazelles cross country competed in the ESD conference meet over the weekend, with the Bucks finishing 3rd and the Gazelles 6th in the meet.

            Dylan Payer was the highest finishing Buck, as he took a 3rd place finish in the race en route to earning All-ESD. Abram Chance, 9th, and Harrison Krajewski (Kra-ski), 11th, also earned All-Conference designations by placing in the top-15.

Rilyn Jackson led the way for the Gazelles, as she finished 19th in the event, she was joined in the top-25 by Abby Johanneson who took home 23rd.

Yankton finishes the regular season at the Huron Invitational on Thursday.

Mount Marty volleyball picked up a hard fought victory on Saturday, as they defeated Briar Cliff three sets to two.

Julia Weber led the Lancer attack with 27 kills, while Ally Whitmire tallied 64 assists and a pair of aces in the victory. MMU are now 10 and 14 on the year, 3 and 7 in conference play.

The Lancers are back home on Wednesday, as they host Hastings at 7:30 PM.

Mount Marty men’s and women’s soccer were swept by Hastings in their double header yesterday, as the men fell 2 to 0, while the women were defeated 5 to 0.

Next up for the Lancer men and women is a home double header on Wednesday against Jamestown

Mount Marty Lancers cross country competed in the Wildcat Invite hosted by Wayne State University over the weekend, as the Lancer men took 11th in the event, while the women did not field a full team for the meet.

Ethan Fritzinger led the MMU men as he placed 21st in the event with a time of 25:36.18. Jordyn Fischer was the highest finishing Lancer woman, as she placed 96th in 24:32.42

MMU will wrap up their regular season on October 21st with the Mount Marty Invitational. Start time is 10:30 a.m. at Fox Run Golf Course.

The South Dakota Coyotes punctuated Dakota Days with a 38 to 7 victory over Murray State on Saturday, winning their 4th straight game this season.

The Coyotes ran for 275 yards as a team, led by Travis Theis (Tice), who recorded 190 yards and a pair of touchdowns on the ground.

USD, now 4 and 1 on the year, host Youngstown State on Saturday at the DakotaDome in Vermillion.

The South Dakota State Jackrabbits remained undefeated on Saturday, defeating Illinois State 40 to 21.

The Jacks ran for nearly 400 yards as a team, led by Isaiah Davis’ 197 yards and 2 touchdowns. SDSU quarterback Mark Gronowski threw for 3 touchdowns in the win as well.

SDSU has their HOBO Days game this Saturday, as they host Northern Iowa.

The Nebraska Cornhuskers football team picked up their first Big 10 victory of the Matt Rhule Era last Friday, as they defeated Illinois 20 to 7.

The Huskers are on a bye this week, as they prepare for their game against Northwestern on October 21st.

In South Dakota:

Yankton Bucks:

  • Yankton defeated Sioux Falls Roosevelt last week, claiming a 27 to 14 win on senior night.
  • The Bucks are on the road this week, as they take on Aberdeen Central.

Avon Pirates:

  • Avon were on a bye last week, and are currently 5 and 2 on the year.
  • The Pirates close out their regular season this week, on the road against Wolsey-Wessington.

Bon Homme Cavaliers:

  • Bon Homme were shut out by Parkston last week, 50 to 0.
  • The Cavaliers, 2 and 5 on the year, are at home this week to end the regular season against Gregory.

Gayville-Volin Raiders:

  • Gayville-Volin picked up their 2nd win of the year last week, defeating Arlington 58 to 12.
  • The Raiders are on the road to end the regular season this week, as they take on Burke.

Irene-Wakonda Eagles:

  • Irene-Wakonda were defeated by Garretson 47 to 16 last week.
  • The Eagles end the regular season at home, as they host undefeated Alcester-Hudson on Friday.

Scotland/Menno Trappers:

  • Scotland/Menno were shutout by Tripp-Delmont-Armour-AC-DC 34 to 0 last week.
  • Last week’s game wrapped up the Trappers regular season, as they ended the year 1 and 7.

Vermillion Tanagers:

  • Vermillion fell to Canton last week, 42 to 13, and are now 2 and 5 on the year.
  • The Tanagers are on the road again this week for their game against Madison on Friday.

In Nebraska:

Bloomfield Bees:

  • Bloomfield improved to 6 and 1 last week with a 56 to 12 win over Wausa.
  • The Bees end their regular season this week as they take on the undefeated Wynot Blue Devils.

Cedar Catholic Trojans:

  • Cedar Catholic are 4 and 3 on the year following their 30 to 12 loss to Battle Creek last week.
  • The Trojans are on the road this week, as they take on Ponca.

Crofton Warriors:

  • Crofton continued their undefeated season last week with a dominant 62 to 6 win over Tri County Northeast.
  • The Warriors end their regular season on the road this week, as they take on Wakefield.

Hartington-Newcastle Wildcats:

  • Hartington-Newcastle picked up their 3rd straight win last week, defeating Laurel-Concord-Coleridge 40 to 20.
  • The Wildcats play their final regular season game this week, as they host Homer on Friday.

Wynot Blue Devils:

  • Wynot enters their final regular season game this week undefeated at 7 and 0 on the year.
  • The Blue Devils will host 6 and 1 Bloomfield on Friday to wrap up the regular season.