Category Archives: Local Sports

MMU Men at Morningside Tonight in GPAC Playoffs

The Mount Marty men’s basketball team aims for the upset tonight when they play at top-seed Morningside in the opening round of the G-PAC playoffs.  The Mustangs are rated eighth in the nation, won the regular season conference title and are 20-4 on the season.  The Lancer men finished eighth in the G-PAC and are…read more »

Reifenrath and Weideman Win Summit League Honors

University of South Dakota freshman Sara Reifenrath of Hartington was named the Summit League Women’s track Athlete of the Week for a third time this season.  Reifenrath ran a 24.38 in winning the 200-meter dash last weekend.  Reifenrath leads the Summit League in times for both the 200 and 400 dashes. University of South Dakota…read more »

MVFC Teams Rule FCS National Football Poll

Five Missouri Valley Football Conference teams are rated among the top 14 in the nation in the FCS Stats Perform poll.  North Dakota State is the unanimous choice for number one in the nation, while South Dakota State moved up to third in the poll.  The Jacks visit North Dakota Saturday at noon while the…read more »

Hartington CC Rolls Past Crofton in Boys Sub-District

Hartington Cedar Catholic scored the first 21 points last night and rolled past Crofton 68-29 in the Class C-2 boys sub-district tourney.  Myles Thoene topped the sixth-ranked Trojans with 14 points and Cedar Catholic will host Lutheran Northeast from Norfolk Thursday at 7 p-m for the sub-district title. In other Nebraska high school boys basketball…read more »

Bucks Still Second and Tanagers First in HS Hoops Poll

The Yankton Bucks are right in the mix along with four teams from the Sioux Falls metro area in this week’s South Dakota Media high school boys basketball poll.  Washington remains in first place followed by Yankton, with Roosevelt, O’Gorman and Brandon Valley rounding out the top five in Class AA boys.  Unbeaten Vermillion leads…read more »

Wishon to Play Baseball at Mount Marty

A Yankton High School and Legion baseball standout has committed to join the baseball program at Mount Marty University.  Ethan Wishon was an all-state shortstop and pitcher for Yankton, along with being a record-setting quarterback for the Bucks football team.read more »

Crofton and H-N Win Boys Games in Sub-Districts

Boys basketball sub-district play in Nebraska started last night.  Crofton picked up their third win of the season by defeating Plainview 40-31 in Class C-2 on Monday.  The Warriors will now face top-seed Hartington Cedar Catholic at 6:00 tonight.  In Class D-1 last night, Hartington-Newcastle eliminated Randolph 50-40 and the Wildcats take on top-seed Walthill…read more »

USD Sweeps Past NDSU in Volleyball Monday

The U-S-D volleyball squad swept North Dakota State in three sets last night at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center in Vermillion.  The Coyotes are now 5-1 in the Summit League and will play at South Dakota State next Sunday and Monday.read more »

Plitzuweit and Irwin Win Summit League BB Honors

South Dakota standout A-J Plitzuweit of Vermillion has been named the Summit League Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.  Plitzuweit poured in 37 points on Saturday and hit the game-winning free throws with two seconds left as the Coyotes edged Oral Roberts 86-84. Senior guard Tylee Irwin from South Dakota State was chosen as the…read more »

Bucks Win and Gazelles Lose Against Huron Saturday

The Yankton Bucks outscored Huron 76-57 on Saturday as Jaden Kral topped the winners with 24 points and 8 rebounds and Rugby Ryken chipped in 21 points and 6 assists.  The second-rated Bucks are now 15-3 on the season. Huron edged Yankton 55-48 in the girls game Saturday as the Gazelles dropped to 1-17 overall. …read more »