Category Archives: Local Sports

Ginger Larsen wins SDSU Coaching Excellence Award

Former Yankton High School teacher and coach Ginger Larsen has been selected as the recipient of the Ralph Ginn Award for Coaching Excellence from South Dakota State University.  Larsen coached for 33 years and helped to start the Gazelles volleyball program which placed in the top four at the Double-A state tournament six different times. …read more »

Gazelles Top Vermillion in Tuesday Gymnastics

The Yankton Gazelles topped Vermillion last night in gymnastics by a score of 135.05 to 124.45.  Gazelles junior Alison Johnson scored an even 35 to win the All-Around competition.  Yankton will compete in a triangular at Huron on Thursday.read more »

MMU Hosts Hastings in a GPAC Doubleheader Tonight

The Mount Marty University basketball teams return to the home court this evening with a GPAC doubleheader against Hastings.  The Lancer women have a 3-14 overall record, while the Mount Marty men are 7-12 and sit in eighth place in the conference.  Both Hastings teams have five wins on the season.   Lancer basketball starts an…read more »

Bucks Second in SD Media Basketball Poll

Yankton remains in second in this week’s South Dakota Media Class AA Boys basketball poll, just behind unbeaten Sioux Falls Washington and just ahead of unbeaten Harrisburg.  Dakota Valley leads the Class A boys basketball poll, with undefeated Vermillion in fourth place.  Viborg-Hurley is rated fifth in Class B boys this week with DeSmet in…read more »

Bucks Host Brookings in Basketball Tonight

The second-ranked Yankton Bucks take the floor tonight as they host Brookings.  Yankton is 8-2 overall, while the Bobcats are 1-6 this season and seeded 16th in Class AA.  Our broadcast from the Summit Activities Center with Sports Director Bryce Ladwig starts with the pre-game at 6:30 on KYNT Sports.read more »

Boomsma Off to Great Start for SDSU Indoor Track

Former Yankton Gazelles state champion Jaiden Boomsma is excelling as a freshman for the South Dakota State Indoor Track squad.  Boomsma took first place in the long jump at the USD Invitational in the Dome and she finished third in the 60-meter dash.  In that meet, Coyote pole vaulter Ethan Bray won his event with…read more »

Dakota Wesleyan Tops MMU in Men’s BB on Sunday

Dakota Wesleyan scored 15 consecutive points to break a 17-all tie in the first half and topped Mount Marty 69-58 in men’s basketball yesterday.  Jailen Billings led the Lancers with 15 points, while Tyrell Harper had 13 points and 9 rebounds.  Mount Marty is 7-12 overall and eighth place in the G-PAC standings.  The Lancers…read more »

The DWU Women Defeat Mount Marty Sunday

Dakota Wesleyan scored 13 consecutive points midway through the first half and downed Mount Marty 72-55 in women’s basketball Sunday at the Corn Palace.  Karlee McKinney and Bailey Kortan each scored 13 points for the Lancers, who are now 3 and 14 on the season.  Mount Marty will host the Hastings Broncos at 5 p-m…read more »

Bucks Use Big Third Quarter to Defeat Golden Eagles

The Yankton Bucks scored 14 consecutive points in the third quarter to surge past Aberdeen Central 66-54 Saturday at the Summit Activities Center.  The Bucks shot 71 percent from the field in the second half in raising their record to 8-2 overall.  Yankton senior Matthew Mors led the attack with 29 points, while Trevor Fitzgerald…read more »

Unbeaten AC Rolls Past Gazelles on Saturday

Unbeaten Aberdeen Central overwhelmed Yankton 76-19 in girls basketball on Saturday as the Golden Eagles shot 64 percent from the field.  Junior Kate Beeman led the Gazelles with eight points as they dropped to 1-8 on the season.  The Gazelles next game is part of a girls-boys varsity doubleheader at Sturgis on Saturday.read more »