Category Archives: Local Sports

State Tournament Start

The 2021 American Legion Baseball State Tournament first round pairings have been announced. All games are at host site Brandon, and the tournament follows a double-elimination style bracket. #1 Sioux Falls East vs #8 Watertown #5 Pierre vs #4 Renner #3 Sioux Falls West vs #6 Rapid City Post 22 #7 Harrisburg vs #2 Brandon…read more »

Yankton Legion Season Ends

Yankton Post 12 took their final at bats of the 2021 season Saturday afternoon, falling to Pierre 14-3 in game two of the best of three series over the weekend. With the victory, Pierre moves on to the state tournament in Brandon this weekend. Fielding errors gifted Pierre extra runs which proved to be costly…read more »

Yankton Set for Playoff Push

Yankton Post 12 split a pair of inter-class matchups last night at Riverside Field. Falling to Class B opponent Vermillion 4-0, then earning the 2-1 victory over Class B Tabor. Yankton, now 17-23 overall this season, has secured the 12th seed and gears up for their playoff push, which pits them against 5th seeded Pierre…read more »

Yankton Post 12 Traveling to Pierre for Playoffs

Yankton Post 12 will be traveling to Pierre for the opening round of the Class A playoffs to determine who will punch their ticket to the state tournament later this month. Game 1 will be 6pm Friday, with KYNT & KYNTV’s pregame coverage beginning at 530pm. On Saturday, game two will be played at 12pm,…read more »

MMU Announces New MBB Head Coach

MMU Announces New MBB Head Coach

Mount Marty University’s search for a new men’s basketball head coach has concluded, Collin Authier takes the helm of a program that has seen growth the last two seasons under former coach Todd Lorenson. Authier’s last coaching position was as an assistant at Augustana University in Sioux Falls, where the team achieved a 151-57 record, and…read more »

Yankton Post 12 Travels to the Twin Cities for Gopher Classic

Yankton Post 12 (13-20) heads out to the Twin Cities today to prepare for the Gopher Classic, a five-day, 96 team tournament pitting regional Legion teams against each other from multiple states. The classic is something Post 12 has participated in for years, with the exception of last year due to the pandemic. Coach Lawrence…read more »

Post 12 Lights up Mitchell

Yankton Post 12 erupted for nine runs at a rainy Riverside Field en-route to a 9-3 victory over Mitchell Post 18 yesterday evening. Yankton’s nine runs came off the bats of five different players, most notably Rugby Ryken, who went 2-2 at the plate, scoring and knocking in a pair of runs, as well as…read more »

Post 12 Returns Home

Yankton Post 12 Baseball (12-20) returns home today for a single Class A matchup vs Mitchell. This will be the last home game for Yankton before they travel to the Twin Cities for the Gopher Classic and take on some of the best legion teams from Minnesota July 9th through the 11th. As of now,…read more »

Yankton Rivalry Part 2

The Yankton Lakers and Tappers lit up Riverside Field with the second game of the Yankton Rivalry Sunday night, both metaphorically and literally as the fireworks display at the river rumbled throughout the sky following the rivalry game. The Yankton Tappers brought their own thunder on the diamond, tallying in 17 runs in their 17-4…read more »