Category Archives: Local Sports

Nebraska Girls: Crofton, HCC, Wynot all Winners

The top-seed Crofton Lady Warriors caused 32 Laurel-Concord-Coleridge turnovers and rolled past the Lady Bears 71-41 last night in a Class C-2 sub-district contest.  Crofton will take on tenth-seed North Central Thursday night at 7:00. Class D-1 fourth-seed Hartington Cedar Catholic got 24 points from Brynn Wortmann in a 71-50 victory over Niobrara-Verdigre on Tuesday. …read more »

USD and MMU Indoor Track & Field

USD freshman Sara Reifenrath from Hartington was named the Summit League Women’s Track Athlete of the Week after running the 400-meter dash in 54.33 at the Division One Challenge in Kansas and breaking a 20-year-old record for the Coyotes.  USD senior Ethan Bray was selected as the Summit League Men’s Field Athlete of the Week…read more »

Gazelles BB at SF Christian Tonight

The Yankton Gazelles continue their basketball season tonight with a game at Sioux Falls Christian.  Yankton is 1-14 this season, while Christian is 15-3 and rated fifth in Class A.  Our broadcast of Gazelles basketball with Sports Director Bryce Ladwig begins at 6:30 this evening on KYNT Sports.read more »

Bucks Up To Second, Tanagers First in SD Hoops Poll

In this week’s South Dakota Media high school basketball poll, the Yankton Bucks moved back into second place behind undefeated Washington in Class Double-A.  Unbeaten Vermillion is the unanimous choice for the top position in Class A boys basketball, while the Viborg-Hurley boys moved up to second in Class B.  The Viborg-Hurley girls squad is…read more »

Nebraska Girls BB Sub-District Close Games Monday

There were a couple of close games in northeast Nebraska last night to begin the girls basketball sub-district playoffs.  In Class C-2, Laurel-Concord-Coleridge edged Creighton 46-41 and the Bears will now face top-ranked Crofton at 5:30 tonight.  In Class D-1, Niobrara-Verdigre ousted Bloomfield 49-46 and the Cougars will take on top-seed Hartington Cedar Catholic at…read more »

Omaha Upsets USD in Monday Night Volleyball

On Sunday in Vermillion, the USD volleyball squad swept Omaha in three games but last night the Mavericks turned the tables.  Omaha edged the Coyotes 3-2, ending South Dakota’s 22-match regular season winning streak in Summit League play.read more »

Selland Earns National Mid-Major and Summit Honors

South Dakota State junior forward Myah Selland was honored as the Summit League Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for a sixth time this season, and she also was selected as the National Mid-Major Player of the Week.  Selland averaged 24 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists per game for the 23rd-rated Jacks last week…read more »

Gazelles Finish Eighth at AA State Gymnastics Meet

The Yankton Gazelles finished in eighth place Saturday at the Class AA state gymnastics meet in Watertown.  Mitchell won the title with a 147.8 score, four points better than Watertown, while the Gazelles had a 134.1 score.  Yankton junior Alison Johnson earned an all-tournament medal with a ninth place in the All-Around and she tied…read more »

MMU Women and Men Basketball Update

The Mount Marty women’s basketball game against Dakota Wesleyan has been pushed back to Thursday evening at 7:00 at the Cimpl Arena.  That will be the Lancers final home game and they end the season with a game in Omaha at the College of St. Mary on Saturday afternoon.  The Mount Marty men’s team is…read more »

USD Women Win Two; USD Men Lose Two at ND

The University of South Dakota women’s basketball team swept two games from North Dakota this weekend by 9 and 17 point margins.  Senior Hannah Sherven averaged 19 points and 11 rebounds per game as the Coyotes moved to 12-5 overall and an 8-2 record in the Summit League. The USD men’s basketball squad lost two…read more »