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KYNT Sports 6-30-15

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Sioux Falls Post 307 pounded out 16 hits and defeated the Yankton Post 12 Legion baseball team 7-2 last night at Riverside Field.  Colin Muth had two hits for Yankton, which is now 19-7 on the season as the visit Harrisburg this evening.  The Yankton Junior Legion team will host Sioux Falls West in a twin bill tonight.

Tabor downed Menno 17-2 in Legion baseball on Monday as Chase Kortan, Cole Eeker and Carter Meecham all had three hits for the winners.  Tabor is 4-3 this season and they will host Winner-Colome this evening.

Bon Homme football coach Gary Kortan has been named the Class 11-B Assistant Coach of the Year by the South Dakota Football Coaches Association.  Dan Evans from Centerville will be honored for 30 years of coaching football service, and these awards will be given out at the All-Star football game July 15th in Aberdeen.

USD senior Cody Snyder of Lake Andes was named the Summit League Athlete of the Month for the May/June period after setting a league record in winning the discus, and then placing seventh in the national championships.  Snyder’s award was the sixth athletic monthly award for USD, which tied the Coyotes with North Dakota State for most Summit League honors over the past school year.

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KYNT Sports 6-29-15

Monday, June 29, 2015

The Yankton Post 12 Legion baseball team continues their season tonight with a nine-inning home game against Sioux Falls Post 307.  Yankton is 19 and 6 on the season, while the Renner squad is 14 and 12, and our broadcast will begin at 6:00 this evening on AM 1450, KYNT.

The Yankton Lakers Teener baseball squad won the championship of the Bob Tereshinski Classic this weekend at Riverside Field.  The Lakers won the title with a 12-0 victory over Renner as Rex Ryken pitched three hitless innings.  The Yankton Reds Teener team took second in the Brookings Tourney this weekend.

There was one close game in the South Central Amateur baseball league on Sunday, as Crofton edged Freeman 4-3.  In other games, Yankton rolled past Scotland 16-1, Wynot routed Tabor 14-1 and Irene out-slugged Lesterville 22-10.

Yankton golfers won two separate championships directed by the South Dakota Golf Association this weekend at the Brookings Country Club.  Steve and Cindy Weiland won the Senior Husband-Wife state title with a 155 score, while Steve and YaVonne Slowey of Yankton won second flight and placed third overall with a 157 total.  Megan Mingo of Yankton teamed with Trevor Tobin to shot a 137 score and win the Mixed Team Championship.

The South Dakota Open concluded Sunday at The Bluffs in Vermillion, and pro Brad Marek from Arlington Heights, Illinois won the title with a 19-under-par score of 199 for three rounds, two shots ahead of Thomas Campbell from Minneapolis.  The tournament was the first of 19 on the Dakotas Golf Tour, which continues today with a one-day event at Dakota Dunes just north of Sioux City.

U-S-D senior Megan Glisar finished 13th in the women’s high jump Sunday at the U-S Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon.  Glisar cleared a height of 5’8” and concluded her career with the Coyotes with four Summit League titles, two All-American honors and two school records.

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KYNT Sports 6-26-15

Friday, June 26, 2015

Yankton defeated Wynot 7-5 last night in the South Central Amateur baseball league.  Jesse Bailey was the winning pitcher for the Tappers, and Ross Heine led the attack with three hits.  Menno blanked Lesterville 12-0 as Macon Oplinger tossed a one-hit shutout in the victory.  Tonight in the South Central League, Scotland plays at Lesterville.

Crofton downed Tabor 4-2 in Legion baseball as Chris Kleinschmit had a two-run single for the winners, while Chase Kortan had a pair of triples for Tabor.  Tonight in Legion play, Alcester visits Vermillion.  The Yankton Post 12 Legion squad has a 19 and 6 record, and plays Monday night at home against Sioux Falls Post 307.

The South Dakota High School Coaches Association chose Frank Cutler from Platte-Geddes as their Boys Golf Coach of the Year.  Runnerup coaching honors for Boys Track and Field went to both Byron Pudwill of Bon Homme and Rory Hermsen of Freeman.

U-S-D senior distance runner Brent Haase was named an Academic All-American.  Haase was one of 13 athletes in the nation to have a perfect 4.0 GPA, and he graduated in May with a degree in Health Sciences.  He earned All-League honors in both cross-country and outdoor track and field for the Coyotes.

The Dakotas Golf Tour gets started today with the opening round of the 54-hole South Dakota Open at the Bluffs in Vermillion.  The Fox Run and Hillcrest Pro-Ams are among 19 tournaments this year covering six states on the Dakotas Tour.

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KYNT Sports 6-25-15

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Yankton Post 12 split a doubleheader with Brookings last night in Legion baseball at Riverside Field.  Jordan Kathol allowed just one run and five hits in the opener as Yankton got a 6-1 victory.  Colin Muth and Landon Withrow each drove in two runs.  Brookings took the nightcap 8-2, and Yankton now stands at 19 and 6 on the season.

Vermillion Post 1 beat Dakota Valley 6-4 in Legion baseball Wednesday as Hunter Christopherson had two hits and two runs scored for the winners.  Tabor blanked Platte-Geddes 10-0 as Chase Kortan pitched four shutout innings for the victory.

In the South Dakota amateur baseball poll this week, Wynot and Crofton are tied for third place in the Class B ranking, and the Yankton Tappers are sixth in Class A.  The Renner Monarchs are first in Class A, and Dimock-Emery leads Class B.

In the South Central league tonight, Yankton plays at Wynot in a battle for first place in the league…Crofton goes to Scotland…and Menno hosts Lesterville.

U-S-D senior Cody Snyder of Lake Andes was named the Summit League Men’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year.  Snyder earned first team All-American honors after placing seventh in the nation earlier this month in the discus.  Snyder also set a Summit League meet record in the discus and was all-league in the shot put.

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KYNT Sports 6-24-15

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Yankton golfer Doyle Becker had a rare occurrence Sunday, when he carded a double eagle at Fox Run Golf Course.  Becker used a 300-yard drive and a 9-iron to get a “2” on the par-five seventh hole at Fox Run.  Golf Digest lists the odds of a double eagle at one million to one, and the magazine noted it’s nearly one hundred times harder than getting a hole-in-one.

The Yankton Post 12 Legion baseball squad is now on a nine-game winning streak after sweeping Sioux Falls East by scores of 2-0 and 3-2 last night at Riverside Field.  Mason Townsend and Tanner Watts were the winning pitchers for Yankton and Colin Muth drove in the winning run in the 8th inning of the nightcap for the victory.  Yankton will host Brookings in a doubleheader this evening.

The Yankton Junior Legion baseball team won two close games at Harrisburg on Tuesday by scores of 13-12 and 5-4.  Yankton has a twin bill at Brandon tonight.

Crofton topped Irene 4-2 last night in South Central League amateur baseball as Ben Hegge pitched five innings for the victory.  At the halfway point of the league standings…Crofton, Wynot and Yankton are tied for first with two losses each.

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KYNT Sports 6-23-15

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Mount Marty College has added four players to their men’s basketball program.  Drew Cheskie is a 6’5” forward from Ellsworth, Minnesota who averaged 18 points and 11 rebounds per game as a senior and was voted the Defensive Player of the Year in his conference.  Gennaro Silvestro is a 6’3” wing player who averaged nearly 19 points and 4 rebounds a game at Scottsdale, Arizona and was named the team’s M-V-P.  Tanner Sumption is a 6’7” center from Rapid City Central who had 8 points and 4 rebounds per game for the Cobblers.  Treasure Hollister is a 5’7” point guard who led Guernsey, Wyoming in scoring and was selected to the 1-A All-State squad.

In the South Central amateur baseball league, Freeman edged Irene 6-5, Wynot rolled past Lesterville 12-2 and Tabor outscored Menno 9-7.  Crofton visits Irene this evening as both teams battle for first place in the South Central League.

The Yankton Post 12 Legion baseball squad is on a seven-game winning streak and is 16 and 5 on the season.  Yankton will host region foe Sioux Falls East in a doubleheader this evening at Riverside Field.  The Yankton Junior Legion team plays a twin bill at Harrisburg tonight.

Rosters have been announced for the Nebraska Coaches Association All-Star games next month in Lincoln.  Allison Arens and Quinn Wragge from state champion Crofton will compete in the girls basketball contest, James Kaiser from Hartington Cedar Catholic will play in the boys basketball all-star game, and Crofton’s Maria Wortmann will play in the volleyball all-star match.

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KYNT Sports 6-22-15

Monday, June 22, 2015

Yankton Post 12 edged McCook-Miner 3-2 in nine innings Sunday night at Riverside Field to wrap up the Morrie Wachendorf First Dakota Classic.  Yankton won all four games over the weekend, and now stands at 16-5 for the season with home doubleheaders against SF East and Brookings this Tuesday and Wednesday.

The Crofton Bluejays downed the Yankton Tappers 5-1 in the South Central amateur baseball league on Sunday.  Rand Thygeson tossed a four-hitter with 11 strikeouts for the Bluejays.


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KYNT Sports 6-20-15

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Crofton High School graduate and U-S-D recruit Allison Arens has been named the MaxPreps Nebraska Female Athlete of the Year.  Arens led Crofton to another state title in basketball by averaging 15 points, 5 assists and 3 steals per game.  She helped the Lady Warriors win another state track championship by winning the 16-hundred meter run and placing fourth in the 32-hundred.  Arens was second team all-state in volleyball as Crofton finished runner-up at the state tourney.

Brennan Schmidt of Freeman has been selected as the Gatorade Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year in South Dakota.  Schmidt won three individual sprint races for the Flyers at the state track meet, and set an all-time South Dakota record in the 400-meter dash.  He will compete in college track and field at U-S-D.

Mount Marty College has signed Ashley Hoffman from Festus High School in Missouri for their women’s soccer and track and field programs.  Hoffman helped her club soccer team place second in the state, and she was a sprint and hurdles standout for her high school team.  Hoffman plans to major in Criminal Justice at Mount Marty.

The Yankton Post 12 Legion baseball team got a one-hit shutout from Jordan Kathol in a 2-0 victory over Vermillion last night in the first game of the Morrie Wachendorf First Dakota Classic at Riverside Field.  Sheldon Gant had a two-run single to provide the only runs for Yankton, now 13 and 5 on the season.  There are five games today at Riverside Field, starting at 11 a-m with Yankton against Crofton which will be broadcast on AM 1450, KYNT.

This is a very busy weekend for youth sports in Yankton.  There are 62 teams from four states registered for the 11th annual Yankton Youth Soccer Invitational, there is a girls’ fast-pitch softball tournament at Sertoma Park, and there are over a dozen teams from the region competing in the annual Swim Invitational at the Memorial Park Pool.  

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KYNT Sports 6-19-15

Friday, June 19, 2015

The Yankton Post 12 Legion baseball team crushed Harrisburg 11-1 on Thursday.  Colin Muth pitched the complete-game victory for Yankton, and six players had two hits each for the offense.  Yankton is 12 and 5 on the season, and will host Vermillion at 7:00 tonight to open up the Morrie Wachendorf First Dakota Classic at Riverside Field.  Tonight’s game will be broadcast on AM 1450, KYNT.

The Yankton Junior Legion baseball squad split a twin bill at Renner Post 307 last night, winning the first game 11-4 and losing the nightcap 6-2.  Jack Schoenfelder pitched the complete game victory for Yankton.

There were two shutouts Thursday in South Central League amateur baseball.  Crofton scored nine runs in the first inning and whipped Lesterville 14-0 as Ben Hegge fired five shutout innings for the Bluejays.  Irene blanked Menno 6-0 as Logan Hunter pitched eight shutout innings for the Cardinals.

Mount Marty has signed Drue Soukup from Wagner for their baseball program.  Soukup had a 2.47 E-R-A pitching for the Wagner High School club team, and batted .314 as well.  He plans to major in English and Education at Mount Marty.

Mount Marty has signed Destini Smith from Albuquerque, New Mexico for their softball program.  Smith is a catcher who batted .268 for Valley High School this spring, and she will be a Criminal Justice major at Mount Marty.

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KYNT Sports 6-18-15

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Crofton won the U-S Cellular Cup for the best all-around girls’ athletics and fine arts activities in Class C in Nebraska.  The Lady Warriors won the state title in basketball, track and cross-country and placed second in volleyball this year.  Crofton finished third overall in Class C combined for girls and boys, while Wausa placed fifth overall among Class D schools in Nebraska.  Wynot tied for seventh in the Class D standings for girls programs in the annual U-S Cellular competition.

There are three games on the schedule tonight for amateur baseball in the South Central League.  Freeman plays at Tabor in the annual game that helps to kick off Czech Days…Lesterville visits Crofton, and Irene goes to Menno this evening.

The Yankton Post 12 Legion baseball squad is 11 and 5 on the season, and they will host Harrisburg at 6:00 this evening.  Yankton will play three games in a tournament this weekend at Riverside Field, and all the games will be broadcast on AM 1450, KYNT.
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