Yankton Legion Baseball fell to Mitchell 4-1 and 7-1 in Class A double-header action this past Friday, concluding the home portion of their regular season schedule. Yankton now has a stretch of road matchups before playoff play, beginning with a trip to the Twin Cities for the Gopher Classic, beginning Friday. Yankton will begin pool play with Forest Lake and Mankato National on Friday, Fargo Post 400 on Saturday, and Thunder Bay Ontario and Hopkins on Sunday. Yankton is now 19-10 overall this season.
Yankton Fury Red suffered a 2-1 defeat to the Kansas City Heat Wave in the B-Class 18-under championship of the Ringneck softball tournament, Sunday in Sioux Falls. Leading Yankton offensively was Elle Feser and Tori Vellek, who both doubled and singled. Regan Garry took the loss on the mound.
South Central League Baseball was back in action over the holiday weekend, with Wynot defeating Crofton 13-5 and Tabor defeating Freeman 2-1 on Sunday.
The Yankton Police Department, Yankton County EMS, and Yankton County Search and Rescue responded to a report on Friday night at the Discovery Bridge of a female screaming under the bridge.
The Yankton Police Department says that on arrival to the scene it was discovered that a female had fallen onto a ledge of the Discovery Bridge, the Cedar County Sheriff’s Office assisted Yankton Police Department with closing down northbound traffic on the Discovery Bridge as Yankton County Search and Rescue hoisted the female to safety.
YPD says that the female was transported to Avera Sacred Heart Hospital for unknown injuries by Yankton County EMS.
Bragging Rights unveiled a mysterious motor on display on Thursday night. Front and center, the was one of the trucks from our local South Dakota National Guard Armory.
Specialist LeAnne Sasse explains how had it was to convince the command to bring one of their Humvees.
Children of all ages were checking out this unique display, and asking our soldiers endless questions.
Sass explains how much fun that they were having.
Yankton’s National Guard Armory is a beehive of activity, since they are in the middle of their preparations for departure for AT, or Annual Training, a much-needed part of keeping their skills sharp, and developing new skills.
Yankton Legion Baseball dropped two Class A League games to Rapid City Post 22 yesterday afternoon by 8-3 and 6-3 scores. Yankton committed five errors in the two-game set, most of which led to Rapid City runs. Joe Gokie took the loss on the mound for Yankton in game one, pitching four innings, allowing three earned runs over five hits. Isiah Schelhaas (Skel-house) was saddled with the loss in game two, pitching six innings, allowing four earned runs on six hits. Yankton was led offensively by Dylan Prouty, who recorded two RBI over the two games, while going 2 for 6 at the plate. Yankton, now 19-8 overall, and 10-5 in Class A play, prepare to host Mitchell in a Class A double-header on Friday at Riverside Field, and are the last regular season home games of the season. Mitchell is the #2 team in the Class A Standings, boasting an 11-3 league record. You can catch the action live on KYNT and KYNTV with Bryce Ladwig, pregame coverage begins at 430pm.
Yankton Fury Fire split a triangular yesterday evening, defeating the Wayne Dirt Devils 13-5, and dropping a game to the Norfolk Golden Girls 5-1. Yankton was led offensively by Brenna Dann, who doubled three times over two games. On the mound, Emma Wiese picked up the win, striking out three in four innings, while Ellie Wiese took the loss in game two, striking out five in four innings of work. Yankton, now 14-16, prepares for the state tournament July 8th in Sioux Falls. Yankton Fury Red, 23-8-1 is back in action tomorrow, hosting TSC Blaze in double-header action beginning at 630pm at Sertoma Park.
Riverside Field is the site of South Central League action tonight, as (3-3) Tabor tries to secure a road victory vs the (6-3) Yankton Tappers at 7pm. SCL action continues tomorrow as well, with (8-0) Lesterville traveling to (1-7) Menno, and (4-5) Crofton visiting (3-3) Tabor.