Local Sports 4-23-24

The Green Bay Press-Gazette is reporting that current University of South Dakota Women’s Basketball Coach Kayla Karius has accepted an offer to be the next head coach at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

Karius has a long history with the Green Bay program, helping lead them to four Horizon League regular season titles and three NCAA tournament appearances as a player, including a Sweet 16 appearance in 2011.

Karius has spent the last two seasons as the head coach of the Coyotes, amassing a 37 and 29 record. Karius would be taking over for her former coach Kevin Borseth, who retired earlier this month after 21 years at Green Bay.

Yankton Track and Field claimed three event victories at yesterday’s Pierre American Legion Invitational.

Cale Haselhorst won the boys’ 110-meter hurdles and Evan Serck, Alex Swihart, Connor Slaba, and Austin Gobel won the boys’ 800-meter relay. Swihart was also part of the winning medley relay team, alongside Tegan LaCroix, Carson Ness, and Dylan Payer.

On the girls’ side, Alivia Dimmer was 2nd in the 300-meter hurdles followed by Keira Christ in 3rd. Seventh grader Rozlyn Adamson added another pair of podium finishes, taking 3rd in the 100 and 200-meter runs. Adamson, Josslyn Elwood, Burkley Olson, and Shae Rumsey also took 2nd in the 400-meter relay.

Next up for Yankton is their home meet, the First Dakota Relays on Thursday. Events are scheduled to begin at noon.

Yankton Bucks Baseball is on the road this evening for a doubleheader against Sioux Falls Lincoln.

The Bucks are coming off a pair of victories over Mitchell last week, sweeping the Kernels in their doubleheader.

First pitch of game one is scheduled for 6:00 PM in Sioux Falls.

Yankton Gazelles Softball returns home this evening for an ESD conference showdown with Watertown.

The Gazelles are 3 and 6 on the year following their loss to Rapid City Stevens last week. The Arrows enter tonight’s game at 6 and 2, coming off of a win over Sioux Falls Roosevelt.

First pitch is scheduled for 6:00 PM at Sertoma Park in Yankton.

Mount Marty Women’s Golf is currently tied for 3rd heading into the final round of the GPAC Conference Tournament in Spencer, Iowa.

Kelsey Heath is currently tied for 7th individually, the top Lancer on the leaderboard. Caitlyn Stimpson and Tanna Lehfeldt follow closely, each tied for 17th.

The final round of the tournament will begin at 10:00 AM.

Due to forecasted inclement weather later this week, the Men’s and Women’s GPAC Tennis Tournaments will be contested indoors on Thursday and Friday. Matches will now be held at the First Serve Center in South Sioux City, Nebraska.