Yankton Bucks football remains second in the latest class 11-AA media polls behind the Pierre Governors.

            The two teams are tied on seed points in the class standings, with the Governors holding the head-to-head tiebreaker over the Bucks. The top-5 remains unchanged across the class with Tea 3rd, Watertown 4th, and Aberdeen Central in 5th.

            The Bucks are on the road against Aberdeen this Friday night.


            Mount Marty volleyball returns to the court tomorrow night, as they host Hastings at Cimpl Arena in Yankton.

            The Lancers enter the contest 10 and 14 on the year, following their 5-set victory over Briar Cliff on Saturday.

            First serve is set for 7:30 PM Wednesday night, pregame coverage on KYNT and KYNTV begins at 7:00. Tehl Tanner will be on the call.

            Mount Marty Golf wrapped up the opening day of the Jamestown Invitational yesterday, as the MMU women’s team are 2nd in the competition with the Lancer men in 6th.

            The Lancer women are led by Kelsey Heath who is tied for 3rd heading into the final round, after shooting an 81 on day one. Also for the Lancer women, Tatum Jensen shot 86, Caitlyn Stimpson (Wagner) shot 87, Abby Grenhoff shot 90 and Tanna Lehfeldt shot 99.

            A pair of Yankton High School graduates currently lead the Lancer men, as Jimmie Cunningham shot a 75 and is tied for 10th, while Evan Ness is tied for 14th after shooting a 76. Rounding out the scoring for the men were Ted Bengston, 84, Wout Kerkhofs, 86, and Spencer Nelson, 99.

            The Jamestown Invitational concludes today.

            Mount Marty men’s and women’s soccer will be in action tomorrow night, as they welcome Jamestown to Crane-Youngworth Field for a double header.

            The men will play first beginning at 5:00 PM, with the women’s match slated to begin at 7:15.

            A new Stats Perform top-25 ranking was released for FCS football yesterday, and both South Dakota State, and the University of South Dakota are ranked in the top-10.

            The Jackrabbits remain 1st in the polls this week, as they are a perfect 5 and 0 so far in their national title defense. The Coyotes enter the top-10 at #10 this week, as they are 4 and 1 on the year, undefeated against FCS opposition, coming off of a 38 to 7 Dakota Days victory over Murray State.

            Both teams will be in action again on Saturday, as the Jacks host UNI for their Hobo Day game, while the Coyotes welcome Youngstown State to the DakotaDome.

            Yankton Quarterback Club will host their weekly meeting tomorrow at noon inside the River Rock Event Center on Broadway in Yankton.

            This week’s featured guest speaker will be longtime NCAA basketball official and South Dakota native Kelly Pfeiffer.

South Dakota High School Football Media Polls (As of 10-9-23):

Class 11-AAA:

  1. Sioux Falls Lincoln
  2. O’Gorman
  3. Sioux Falls Jefferson
  4. Harrisburg
  5. Brandon Valley

Class 11-AA:

  1. Pierre
  2. Yankton
  3. Tea
  4. Watertown
  5. Aberdeen Central

Class 11-A:

  1. Dell Rapids
  2. West Central
  3. Canton
  4. Sioux Falls Christian
  5. Lennox

Receiving votes: Dakota Valley, Madison

Class 11-B:

  1. Winner
  2. Sioux Valley
  3. Hot Springs
  4. Elk Point-Jefferson
  5. Deuel

Receiving votes: Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central, Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan, Tri-Valley

Class 9-AA:

  1. Parkston
  2. Howard
  3. Hamlin
  4. Wall
  5. Elkton-Lake Benton

Receiving votes: Hanson, Bon Homme, Platte-Geddes, Stanley County

Class 9-A:

  1. Warner
  2. Canistota
  3. Phillip
  4. Alcester-Hudson
  5. Harding County/Bison

Receiving votes: Deubrook Area

Class 9-B:

  1. Faulkton Area
  2. De Smet
  3. Avon
  4. Corsica-Stickney
  5. Herreid/Selby Area

Receiving votes: Hitchcock-Tulare, Dell Rapids St. Mary