Category Archives: Local Sports

LOCAL SPORTS REPORT 5-20-22

Yankton Gazelles Golf teed off at the Bob Scholten Invitational in Brookings yesterday and finished in the middle of the pack in 7th place, posting a 350 (+62) combined score, edging out the host Bobcats by two strokes. Aberdeen Central took the team title carding a 322 (+34). The Gazelles top golfer on the day…read more »

LOCAL SPORTS REPORT 5-19-22

Yankton Gazelles Golf returns to the course today as they travel to Brookings Country Club for the Bobcats Invitational. This is the last non-playoff competition for the Gazelles, as the ESD Meet is on Tuesday. Today’s invitational begins at 10am. There was a celebration of the newly crowned 2022 Class A State Tennis Champion Yankton…read more »

LOCAL SPORTS REPORT 5-17-22

The Mount Marty Lancer Softball team suffered a heartbreaking 1-0 walk-off loss after a STELLAR performance in their opening game of the NAIA Softball Championship Playoffs last night in Chickashaw, Oklahoma to the site host and #1 seed University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma. While the Lancers may have fallen short of a victory,…read more »

LOCAL SPORTS REPORT 5-16-22

Yankton Track & Field hosted the ESD Conference Championships at Williams Field Saturday afternoon, and the Bucks finished 2nd, tallying a 135.5 score, behind first place finisher Brandon Valley with a 157.5 score. The Gazelles finished fourth with 93 points, while Brandon Valley took the girls title with a 191.3 score. Yankton combined tallied five…read more »

LOCAL SPORTS REPORT 5-13-22

The Yankton Bucks (11-7) travel to Mitchell (13-5) tonight for a very consequential varsity baseball double-header, as the Bucks are seeking to win out the last four games of the regular season in hopes of climbing into the top four in the Class A Standings in order to host a regional playoff on the 21st,…read more »

LOCAL SPORTS REPORT 5-12-22

The Yankton Bucks (11-7) travel to Mitchell (13-5) tomorrow for a highly anticipated varsity baseball double-header. The Kernels are trying to solidify their standing as a top four team in the Class A standings in order to host the upcoming regional playoff, while the Bucks, currently in 6th, are looking to win out the remaining…read more »

LOCAL SPORTS REPORT 5-11-22

ESD Champs! The Yankton Bucks Tennis team secured the Eastern South Dakota Conference Championship yesterday at the Huron High School Tennis Courts. Yankton ended the competition with a 335.5 team score, over sixteen points above runner-up Mitchell (319). Individually, Gage Becker won 10-4 over Mitchell’s Macon Larson to take the Flight 1 Championship. Zach Briggs…read more »

LOCAL SPORTS REPORT 5-9-22

Yankton’s Saturday performance at the Howard Wood Dakota Relays Track and Field Meet saw six top-eight performances. For the Gazelles, Shae Rumsey took third (57.78) in the 400- meter dash, while Annika Gordon took eighth (1:00.59) in the same event. The trio of Rumsey, Gordon and Alexia Wheeler finished third in the 1600-meter relay event…read more »

LOCAL SPORTS REPORT 5-4-22

The Bucks and Gazelles combined for 20 first place finishes at the varsity track and field triangular in Mitchell versus the Kernels and Sioux Falls O’Gorman yesterday evening. For the Gazelles: Shae Rumsey took the 200 & 400-meter dash (27.04/58.58) Annika (Ahn-ick-uh) Gordon finished on top in the 800-meter run (2:26.78) Thea Chance took the…read more »

LOCAL SPORTS REPORT 5-3-22

Unfavorable weather forecasts continued to extend the amount of time between contests for the Yankton Bucks Baseball squad, as the originally scheduled double-header at Riverside Field yesterday vs the #1 team in the state, Sioux Falls Roosevelt was cancelled. A makeup date has not been determined. The Bucks are 9-3 on the season, and are…read more »