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KYNT Sports 10-21-16

Friday, October 21, 2016

Harrisburg pulled away with two long touchdown drives in the fourth quarter to defeat Yankton 27-7 last night at Crane-Youngworth Field.  Junior running back Jack Anderson tallied 154 rushing yards and two touchdowns for the Tigers, while senior Dylan Lynde scored the Bucks touchdown after a 91-yard drive to open the third period.  Yankton finished with a 3-6 record and is seeded seventh, and will turn around and face Harrisburg again next Thursday at the Tigers field as they ended up 7-2 this season and earned the second seed.

Sioux Falls Washington swept Yankton last night in volleyball by scores of 25-13, 25-19 and 27-25.  Jessica Reinhardt had 12 kills for the Gazelles, Josie Sayler had 12 blocks and Cameryn Specht recorded 18 assists.  Yankton is 2 and 16 this season and will have their final home match tonight against Pierre.

Bon Homme pulled off the biggest surprise of the night with a 15-12 victory at top-ranked Canistota.  Senior Chase Kortan scored with a minute left to boost the Cavaliers win, snapping the Hawks winning streak at 19 games.  Bon Homme will play at Mount Vernon/Plankinton next Tuesday in the Class 9-Double-A playoffs.

The Nebraska High School cross-country meet will be held this afternoon in Kearney.  Crofton will have its girls and boys teams competing for honors, and the Lady Warriors will go after their 11th consecutive state title.

The South Dakota cross-country championships will be held Saturday in Huron.  The Yankton Gazelles and Bucks will compete, with the Class Double-A girls race at 12:30 and the boys race at 2 p-m.

Mount Marty is preparing for a large group of schools to compete in their annual Cross-Country Invitational on Saturday.  The Lancers will host 14 women’s teams and 12 men’s teams in the Cross-Country meet beginning at 10:30 a-m Saturday at the H-S-C grounds.





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KYNT Sports 10-20-16

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Yankton had four selections to the ESD All-Conference boys soccer team.  Yankton seniors honored as all-conference included Treyson Slate, Gabe Wenzlaff, Isaac Schultz and Cole Lewno.  The Bucks finished in a second-place tie with Brookings behind ESD and state champion Aberdeen Central.

The Yankton Bucks host top-ranked Harrisburg tonight in the final regular season football game.  The Bucks are in a fourth-place tie in playoff points, and a victory would give them a home field advantage for a first round playoff game next Thursday while a loss tonight would send them on the road.  KYNT Sports Director Scott Kooistra will be joined by former Yankton High School all-state football and basketball player Jason Nelson on the broadcast tonight, starting at 6:05 with the YHS Nation Show and the kickoff at 7:00 from Crane-Youngworth Field.

The Yankton Gazelles continue their volleyball season tonight with a 7:00 contest at Sioux Falls Washington.

Morningside swept three games from Mount Marty in G-PAC volleyball last night by scores of 25-18, 25-11 and 25-18 at the Cimpl Arena.  Amber Dysthe paced the Lancers with 12 assists and 10 digs.  Mount Marty is 6-18 on the season with a non-conference home match Saturday at 2:30 against Presentation.

The pre-season basketball poll for the Great Plains Athletic Conference was announced this week.  The Mount Marty women’s basketball squad was chosen for eighth place in the G-PAC standings, despite reaching the national semifinals last season.  The Lancer men were selected for tenth place in the conference.


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KYNT Sports for 10-19-16

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

The Yankton Bucks host top-ranked Harrisburg on Thursday in the final regular season football game.  The Bucks are in a fourth-place tie in playoff points, and a victory would give them a home field advantage for a first round playoff game next Thursday while a loss tomorrow night would send them on the road.

Second-ranked Sioux Falls Roosevelt swept Yankton in volleyball last night by scores of 25-15, 25-16 and 25-17.  Freshman Ivy Mines led the Gazelles defense with 21 digs, while junior Cameryn Specht had 13 assists and 13 digs.  Yankton is now 2 and 15 overall and will play at Sioux Falls Washington on Thursday.

Crofton rolled past Creighton 25-14, 25-13 to win the Knox County volleyball title hosted by Bloomfield.  The Lady Warriors are now 18 and 4 on the season and rated second in the state in Class C-2 playoff points for volleyball.

In G-PAC soccer on Tuesday at the Easton Fields, Dakota Wesleyan blanked Mount Marty 6-0 in the women’s game and the Tigers scored twice in the second half to edge the Lancers 3-1 in the men’s contest.  Mount Marty continues their women’s soccer season with a match at Jamestown, North Dakota on Saturday.

Mount Marty will host Morningside in G-PAC volleyball tonight starting at 7:30 at the Cimpl Arena.  The Mustangs are 5 and 5 in conference play, while the Lancers are winless in 11 G-PAC matches and 6 and 17 overall this season.

U-S-D senior Brenna Lervick shot a three-under-par 69 yesterday and won the individual title at the Creighton Classic.  Western Illinois won the team title in women’s golf at Omaha, while the Coyotes placed second among nine schools.


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KYNT Sports 10-18-16

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Three Yankton Gazelles seniors were named All-Conference in girls soccer.  Madason Tessier, Linze Cowman and Britney Bradwisch were honored by the ESD  as they helped the Gazelles place fourth in the conference.

In sub-varsity football on Monday, Sioux Falls Washington held off Yankton 12-9 as Garrett Tennant passed for 95 yards and a touchdown.  In freshmen football, Sioux City East outscored the Bucks 36-32 yesterday.

The Yankton Gazelles volleyball squad will host second-ranked Sioux Falls Roosevelt tonight.  The RoughRiders have a 15 and 9 season record, while the Gazelles are 2 and 14 overall.  Tonight is designated as the Gazelles “Dig Pink” night to raise funds and awareness in the battle against breast cancer.

Mount Marty College returns to the soccer field today against the arch-rival Dakota Wesleyan Tigers.  The Lancers will host a doubleheader starting at 1:30 today with the women’s game and the men’s contest at 3:30.

The Mount Marty women’s basketball team has a scrimmage tonight against Northeast Community College and the public is invited to attend at no cost.  The Lancers will play a total of six 10-minute quarters starting at 7 at the Cimpl Arena.

South Dakota State’s upset victory at North Dakota State by a 19-17 score on Saturday earned them two individual honors from the Missouri Valley Football Conference.  Jackrabbit quarterback Taryn Christion was named the conference Offensive Player of the Week, while S-D-S-U linebacker Christian Rozeboom earned the Missouri Valley Newcomer of the Week.  Chrisition was also named the STATS F-C-S National Offensive Player of the Week after accounting for a total of 444 yards of total offense for the Jacks.

U-S-D prevailed in double overtime with a 33-30 victory at Indiana State on Saturday, and senior place-kicker/punter Miles Bergner was honored by the conference and across the nation.  Bergner was named the FCS National and Missouri Valley Special Teams Player of the Week after kicking four field goals in the victory, and becoming the Coyotes all-time leading scorer in the process.  He is second nationally in field goals per game and average yards per punt.  


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KYNT Sports 10-17-16

Monday, October 17, 2016

The two Division One football teams in the state of South Dakota recorded very close and important victories on Saturday afternoon.  South Dakota State scored on a touchdown pass with one second left of the clock to upset five-time defending national champion and top-rated North Dakota State 19-17 in Fargo…while South Dakota won their first road game in a year as the Coyotes prevailed at Indiana State 33-30 in double overtime.

Denver handed U-S-D their first volleyball loss in the Summit League Sunday afternoon, winning three consecutive sets over the Coyotes.  U-S-D now has a season record of 18-4, and still leads the league with a mark of 7-1.

The men’s and women’s soccer teams at Hastings College are both ranked in the top ten nationally, and Saturday the Broncos won two games by big scores over Mount Marty at the Easton Archery Fields in Yankton.  Hastings took the women’s contest 14-0, and they beat the Lancers in the men’s game 12-0.

Yankton won two sets in volleyball over Aberdeen Central for the first time in ten years, but it wasn’t enough as the Golden Eagles edged the Gazelles 3-2 on Saturday afternoon.  Jessica Reinhardt led Yankton with 19 kills, while Cameryn Specht had 37 assists and Ivy Mines led the defense with 24 digs.  The Gazelles will host second-ranked Roosevelt tomorrow night with their Cancer Awareness activities at the Y-H-S gym.


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KYNT Sports 10-14-16

Friday, October 14, 2016

The Yankton Gazelles upset Watertown 3-2 in volleyball last night at the Summit Activities Center, winning the deciding fifth game by a 15-12 score.  Jessica Reinhardt led the Gazelles with 6 kills, 6 blocks and 27 digs.  Yankton is 2 and 13 on the season and will host Aberdeen Central tomorrow afternoon.

The Yankton Gazelles were second and the Bucks placed fourth as a team in Thursday’s Five Star Cross-Country meet in Huron.  Maddie McClure was second for the Gazelles, and Brady Jaquith led the Bucks with a 13th place.  The state cross-country meet will be held next Saturday at the Huron course.

The E-S-D Conference Cheer and Dance Meet will be held this evening starting at 5:30 in Brookings.

The Yankton Bucks continue their football season tonight in West River, with a game at Douglas High School in Box Elder.  The Bucks are 3 and 4 overall, and the Patriots have a 2 and 5 season record.  Our broadcast starts at 6:05 p-m Central Time with the Y-H-S Nation show and the kickoff at 7:00 on 1450, KYNT.

The University of Jamestown in North Dakota will officially become the 12th and newest member of the Great Plains Athletic Conference in the 2018-19 academic year.  The Jimmies offer a total of 18 sports that will compete for G-PAC honors two years from now.

The Mount Marty volleyball team visits the nation’s top-ranked squad tonight with a match at Midland University in Fremont, Nebraska.  Midland is 19 and 1 on the season, while the Lancers are 6 and 16 overall and winless in G-PAC matches.

U-S-D will host South Dakota State in a key women’s soccer match today.  The Jacks are unbeaten in three Summit League matches this fall, while the Coyotes are 1 and 3 in league play.  The game starts at 3:00 today on the U-S-D campus.


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KYNT Sports 10-13-16

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Morningside swept Mount Marty with a pair of shutouts in G-PAC soccer last night in Sioux City.  In the women’s contest, Morningside beat the Lancers 8-0 and the Mustangs took the men’s game 6-0.  The Lancers will host Hastings College in a conference doubleheader Saturday afternoon in Yankton.

The U-S-D football team travels to play Indiana State Saturday at 2 p-m, while South Dakota State visits North Dakota State Saturday at 2:30 p-m in a game between two teams with unbeaten conference records.

 The Yankton volleyball squad will host Watertown this evening at 7:00 at the YHS gym.  The Gazelles are 1-13 on the season, while the Arrows are defending ESD Conference champions with a 6 and 10 record this fall.

The Yankton High School cross-country runners will compete at the Huron Five Star meet today starting at 4:00, and we’ll have updates on the races later this afternoon on 1450, KYNT.

The Region 3-B cross-country meet was held Wednesday in Freeman, and the squad from Freeman Academy-Marion took the boys championship with Kimball taking the girls division.  The Region 2-B meet was held in Howard, and the team from Gayville-Volin won the girls title with Viborg-Hurley second in the boys race.

In this week’s Nebraska High School football poll, Crofton moved up to fourth and Hartington Cedar Catholic dropped to sixth in the Class C-2 rankings.  In Class D-2 football, Wynot is rated sixth this week while Bloomfield is eighth in the state.



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KYNT Sports 10-12-16

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

The Mount Marty College soccer teams travel to Morningside for a G-PAC doubleheader tonight in Sioux City.  The women’s contest starts at 5:30, and the men’s game will begin at 8 p-m.

Dakota Wesleyan edged Mount Marty in volleyball last night at the Cimpl Arena by scores of 29-27, 21-25, 26-24 and 25-16.  Lauren Tadlock is the leading hitter in the G-PAC and topped the Tigers with 21 kills, while Yankton freshman Becky Frick had four kills in the fourth set when Dakota Wesleyan pulled away for the victory.  Sierra Kloth (lohth) led the Lancers with 21 kills as Mount Marty fell to 6 and 16 overall heading into a Friday match at Midland, the top-rated team in the nation.

U-S-D lost their first volleyball match in the Saford Coyote Sports Center, as Iowa State beat the Coyotes 25-11, 25-12 and 25-21 on Tuesday.  U-S-D is now 17 and 3 for the season and unbeaten in six Summit League matches as they play at Omaha this Friday.

Brandon Valley got past Yankton in E-S-D volleyball last night by scores of 25-22, 25-16 and 26-24.  Cameryn Specht had 19 assists for the Gazelles, while Ivy Mines came up with 16 digs.  Yankton is 1 and 13 on the season and will host Watertown on Thursday.

Rylie Andrus of Yankton won the Girls J-V cross-country race Tuesday at Fox Run Golf Course.  The Y-H-S runners compete Thursday at Huron’s Five Star Meet.

Yankton seniors Cole Lewno (lev-noh) and Treyson Slate were named first team All-State in Class Double-A boys soccer this fall after helping the Bucks finish third in the state playoffs.  Isaac Schultz was second team All-State for the Bucks and Jack Wolfgram received honorable mention, while Gazelles senior Madason Tessier was named second-team All-State in girls soccer.

Yankton shortstop Bailey Kortan and sophomore Brooke Madson were selected for first-team all-state honors by the U-S-A Softball Association in South Dakota.

Hartington Cedar Catholic finished sixth at the Nebraska Class C girls golf state tournament, as Cassidy Ulrich shot an 87 Tuesday and tied for 17th place at state.


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KYNT Sports 10-11-16

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

The Mount Marty volleyball squad faces Dakota Wesleyan tonight in a G-PAC match at the Cimpl Arena.  The Lancers are 6-15 overall, while D-W-U has a season record of 12-9.  We’ll have the broadcast of Mount Marty volleyball beginning at 7:10 this evening on 1450, KYNT.

The U-S-D volleyball squad is 17-2 on the season and will host Big 12 power Iowa State this evening at 7 p-m at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.  U-S-D junior Brittany Jessen was named the Summit League Defensive Player of the Week after recording 100 assists and 28 digs in a pair of Coyotes wins last week.

In the F-C-S Coaches poll this week, South Dakota State is rated 14th in the nation while the U-S-D Coyotes received enough votes to be rated 28th this week.

In J-V football last night at the Mitchell Middle School, Yankton shut out Aberdeen Central 28-0 as the Bucks rushed for 247 yards.  Garrett Tennant had two touchdowns rushing and passed for another as the Bucks J-V raised their season record to 3 and 4 with a game at Sioux Falls Washington next Monday.

Yankton is back up to third in the Class 11-Double-A football poll this week as they play at seventh-ranked Douglas this Friday.  In Class 9-A football, Gayville-Volin is tied for sixth place and Scotland is rated eighth this week.

In the Class A volleyball poll this week, Bon Homme is rated third in the state again this week.  Parker is ranked fifth in Class B volleyball.

The Yankton Gazelles volleyball squad is looking for its second win of the season when they visit Brandon Valley in an E-S-D and district match tonight at 7:00. 

The Yankton J-V cross-country invitational begins at 4:15 this afternoon.

Hartington Cedar Catholic is tied for third heading into the final day of the Nebraska Class C girls golf championship in North Platte.  Cassidy Ulrich led the Lady Trojans with a 94, while Ashley Kniefl shot a 95 yesterday.

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KYNT Sports 10-10-16

Monday, October 10, 2016

The U-S-D football team celebrated Dakota Days in grand style with a 28-25 upset victory over 11th-ranked Northern Iowa Saturday afternoon.  Quarterback Chris Streveler had 182 yards passing with two touchdowns for the Coyotes and led the team with 128 yards rushing and a touchdown on the ground…and he was named the Missouri Valley Football Conference Newcomer of the Week.

South Dakota State outscored Southern Illinois 45-39 on Saturday, as sophomore quarterback Taryn Christion led the 15th-ranked Jackrabbits with a school-record 466 yards passing.  Christion threw five touchdown passes and was named the Missouri Valley Football Conference Offensive Player of the Week.

U-S-D rallied from two sets behind to edge Fort Wayne 3-2 in volleyball action Saturday night in Vermillion.  Junior setter Brittany Jessen recorded 53 assists and had 28 digs as the Coyotes stayed unbeaten in the Summit League and ran their season record to 17 wins and 2 losses.

The Mount Marty volleyball squad gave 15th-ranked Doane College a battle on Saturday, before losing to the Tigers by scores of 26-24, 25-23 and 25-19 at the Cimpl Arena.  Sierra Kloth had 10 kills and Rachel Reiff added 9 kills for the Lancers, who are now 6 and 16 overall and winless in nine G-PAC matches.

The Mount Marty women placed tenth and the men finished 13th at the Briar Cliff cross-country invitational on Saturday at North Sioux City.

The Yankton Gazelles took second place and the Bucks finished sixth at the E-S-D Conference cross-country meet Saturday in Mitchell, as Aberdeen Central won both team races.  Yankton junior Maddie McClure was third and seventh-grader Madisyn Bietz took sixth to lead the Gazelles.

The Yankton Gazelles placed 11th at the South Dakota Girls Tennis championships in Rapid City, as Sioux Falls Lincoln took the team title and Rapid City Stevens finished second.


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