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Yankton Track Athletes Raising Money for Trip to Nike Nationals

Yankton Track Athletes Raising Money for Trip to Nike Nationals

Yankton Track standouts Dylan Payer, Carson Ness, Austin Gobel, and Connor Slaba are currently raising money for an upcoming trip to Eugene, Oregon to compete in the Nike Outdoor Track Nationals. Payer says that the idea came together for the four of them following their state title in the Sprint Medley Relay last week, where…read more »

Local Sports 5-28-24

Yankton Track athlete Dylan Payer played a part in three state title performances at the Class AA Championships in Sioux Falls last week, winning the boys’ 800 and 1600, finishing 2nd in the 3200, and anchoring the 1600 medley relay team to 1st place, alongside Austin Gobel, Connor Slaba, and Carson Ness. The Bucks finished…read more »

Local Sports 5-24-24

Yankton Track and Field claimed a state title in the boys’ medley relay yesterday on the opening day of the Class AA State Meet. Austin Gobel, Connor Slaba, Carson Ness, and Dylan Payer made up the title-winning team. Gobel also qualified for the finals of the 100-meter dash, posting the 5th fastest time in the…read more »

Local Sports 5-23-24

Mount Marty’s Mason Schleis is currently 3rd in the men’s decathlon after day one of the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships. Also for the Lancers, Edwin Nyamutswa and Marcus Jnofinn both qualified for the finals in the men’s 200-meter dash. The competition resumes today in Marion, Indiana. Ashinee George will compete in the…read more »


Yankton Bucks Tennis finished 4th as a team in the Class AA State Tournament last week, led by a 2nd place finish in Flight 5 singles by Miles Krajewski (Kra-ski). Sioux Falls Lincoln were crowned as the champions with 555.5 points, capturing their 10th straight title. Final results for all Bucks are listed below. In…read more »

Local Sports 5-16-24

The Yankton Bucks Tennis team is in Rapid City today for the Class AA State Tournament.  Matches are scheduled to begin at 8:00 AM this morning. Flights 1 through 3 will be held at Sioux Park, with Flights 4 through 6 being held at Parkview. Doubles play will begin at 12:30 PM at Sioux Park.…read more »

Local Sports 5-15-24

The Yankton Bucks Tennis team will be in Rapid City tomorrow for the Class AA State Tournament.  Yankton finished the regular season with a 20 and 3 overall record, winning their last three duals, and ten of their last eleven to end the year. The seeding and opening-round matchup for each Buck is listed below.…read more »

Local Sports 5-14-24

Mount Marty Track and Field will be represented by over a dozen athletes at the upcoming NAIA Outdoor National Meet, taking place next week in Marion, Indiana. The Lancers will compete in eight individual events and four relays during the meet. This year’s national qualifiers and their events are listed below, along with their national…read more »

Local Sports 5-13-24

Yankton Bucks Baseball ended their regular season yesterday with a pair of losses to the Pierre Governors, 11 to 9 in game one and 4 to 2 in game two. Matthew Sheldon went 3 for 5 with an RBI during the doubleheader. Lucas Kampshoff added 2 RBI and 2 runs for the Bucks. Yankton finishes…read more »

Local Sports 5-10-24

Yankton Bucks Baseball returns to the diamond tomorrow for their final home games of the regular season, as they host Tea for a doubleheader. Yankton is currently 11th in Class A with an 8 and 8 record. Tea enters with a 9 and 8 record, ranked 9th in the class. First pitch of game one…read more »