Category Archives: Local Sports

LOCAL SPORTS WRAP 10-22-21

The Yankton Bucks leaned on a gritty defensive performance to beat Watertown on the road 20-13 last night. The victory, which marks the last regular season game of the year, secures a home playoff game in the Class 11AA Quarterfinals this coming Thursday. The fourth seeded (5-4) Bucks welcome fifth seeded (3-6) Mitchell to Crane-Youngworth…read more »

LOCAL SPORTS WRAP 10-21-21

The (4-4) Yankton Bucks football squad travels north to (3-5) Watertown tonight, reviving a classic rivalry between the two ESD Conference Schools. A home field playoff game is on the line, and the Bucks are looking to re-enter the win column to close out the regular season. Coach Brady Muth says overcoming the size of…read more »

LOCAL SPORTS WRAP 10-20-21

The (4-4) Yankton Bucks football squad travels north to (3-5) Watertown tomorrow evening, reviving a classic rivalry between the two ESD Conference Schools. A home field playoff game is on the line, and the Bucks are looking to re-enter the win column to close out the regular season. Catch the action LIVE on all KYNT…read more »

LOCAL SPORTS WRAP 10-19-21

The latest South Dakota High School Football Media Poll has been released. There were no changes in the Class 11AA Standings. 1. Tea Area (defeated Spearfish 45-12) 2. Pierre (defeated Aberdeen 52-35) 3. Brookings 4. Yankton (lost to Brookings 35-20) 5. Watertown (lost to Mitchell 27-13) Some other area teams of interest: Vermillion dropped to…read more »

LOCAL SPORTS WRAP 10-18-21

73 minutes and 57 seconds, that’s how long it took for the Yankton Bucks to end the defensive struggle, and score a goal on their way to becoming the 2021 Class AA Boys Soccer State Champions over Sioux Falls O’Gorman. Howard Wood Field in Sioux Falls was filled with both Yankton and O’Gorman fans, ready…read more »

LOCAL SPORTS WRAP 10-15-21

Yankton Gazelles Volleyball hosted Pierre in an ESD Conference clash last night at the Summit, but fell short in three sets 27-25, 25-21, 25-22. The Gazelles fought hard in each set, and even came within a point of stealing the first set from Pierre. Gazelles coach Chelsea Law says the team was very competitive with…read more »

LOCAL SPORTS WRAP 10-14

Yankton Gazelles Volleyball (10-11) hosts ESD rival (12-3) Pierre tonight at the Summit Activities Center. You can catch the action live on all KYNT audio platforms as well as KYNTV with the voice of Yankton athletics, Bryce Ladwig. Pregame 630/first serve at 7. Yankton Competitive Dance and Cheer will compete in the ESD Meet today…read more »

LOCAL SPORTS WRAP 10-13-21

Yankton Gazelles Volleyball (10-11) looks to use the momentum gained from this past weekends East-West Tournament where they went 4-1 overall. The Gazelles will square up against ESD foe Pierre at the Summit Activities Center tomorrow. You can catch the action live on KYNT and KYNTV with the voice of Yankton athletics, Bryce Ladwig. Pregame…read more »

LOCAL SPORTS WRAP 10-12-21

Most teams would have been a deer in the headlights after watching their nearly full match lead slip away late in the second half, but not the Yankton Bucks. The varsity soccer squad displayed the same resilience they have all season to score a late goal with just over 3 minutes left to pull ahead…read more »

LOCAL SPORTS WRAP 10-6-21

Yankton Girls Tennis finished 3rd in the Class A State Meet in Sioux Falls, finishing with a 406.5 score. Mitchell took the team title with a 499.5 score. Yankton took two singles titles, with Nora & Sabrina Krajewski finishing on top of their singles flights. Maggie Schaefer and Paige Mitzel each fought hard, but fell…read more »