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KYNT Sports 10-7-16

Friday, October 7, 2016


The Bucks and Gazelles Cross Country teams will be at the E-S-D meet on Saturday.  KYNT coverage of Yankton Cross Country at the conference meet begins at 11:30 AM tomorrow with Rich Wright live from Mitchell.

The Mount Marty College Athletic Department and Czeckers Sports Barl will be hosting a benefi fundraiser for former M-M-C Softball Coach Albert Fernandez, who is battling cancer. Proceeds raised will help the Fernandez family off-set medical expenses. This event will take place on Monday, October 24 starting at 5:30pm until 8:30pm. Entry into the fundraiser will be a free will offering, which will include refreshments provided by Conkling distributing, and a buffet style meal provided by Czeckers. This event will include a Live Coaches Show that will be broadcasted on KYNT Radio at 5:30pm. This social will also include other opportunities to win prizes and raise funds. Czeckers Sports Bar and Grill is located at 407 Walnut Street.

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The U-S-D women’s basketball team has been selected third in the Summit League Preseason Poll. The poll is voted on by the league’s head coaches, sports information directors and the media. The two-time defending regular season Summit champion Coyotes collected three first-place votes. The top spot in the poll was taken by South Dakota State with 30 first-place votes. The Coyotes captured the league’s first postseason tournament title in any sport, men’s or women’s, after claiming the Women’s National Invitation Tournament crown in 2016.

Major League Baseball has announced the finalists for the 2016 Hank Aaron Awards, which recognizes the most outstanding offensive performer in each League. Baseball fans can vote for their selections online at The 30 finalists include Eric Hosmer of the Royals.


Yankton Miracle Hockey is inviting girls of all ages to try our hockey for free this weekend. Participants will get free rink time and equipment use from 4:30 to 6:30 on Saturday. Registration is at 4 P-M and a parent or guardian must sign an entry form. The Kiwanis Ice Rink is located at 901 Whiting Drive.
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KYNT Sports 10-6-16

Thursday, October 6, 2016

The Yankton Gazelles are among 22 teams competing for honors in the 49th annual South Dakota Girls Tennis state tournament this week.  The tournament begins today at two locations in Rapid City and runs through Saturday.

Four Yankton players were named All-ESD Conference in softball this season.  Juniors Bailey Kortan and Bailey Peterka both batted .444 for a Gazelles team that finished runner-up in the E-S-D, while senior Taylor Bauder batted .333 and sophomore pitcher Bridget Nolz led Yankton with a 2.58 E-R-A.

The Mount Marty volleyball squad lost at ninth-ranked Dordt College last night, keeping the Lancers winless in eight G-PAC matches.  Mount Marty is 6 and 13 overall with a non-conference match at Grace University in Omaha this evening.

Northwestern took a pair of soccer matches in Yankton yesterday, defeating Mount Marty 6-0 in the women’s game and winning the men’s contest 15-0.

South Dakota State took third place in the New Mexico Women’s Golf Tournament this week.  Senior Megan Mingo of Yankton led the Jacks with a three-round total of 224 and took seventh place out of 58 players in the tourney.


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KYNT Sports 10-5-16

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

The Yankton Bucks soccer season ended Tuesday in the Class Double-A state tournament semifinals in Rapid City.  Stevens High School scored two goals in the first 12 minutes and used strong defense to shut out Yankton 2-0 and advance to Saturday’s championship game against Aberdeen Central.  The Bucks ended up third in the state with an overall record of 9 wins, 2 losses and 3 draws.

The Yankton Bucks ended up in eighth place at the Class Double-A boys golf tournament in Aberdeen, as Sioux Falls Washington took the championship.  Yankton sophomore Michael Frick fired a 77 Tuesday and his 166 total earned him an all-state medal in a tie for 23rd place. 

The Tea Area won the Class A boys golf championship in Rapid City by two strokes over St. Thomas More and Spearfish.  Vermillion senior Cooper Williams shot a 161 total and tied for sixth place individually.

The Yankton Gazelles lost a volleyball match at Brookings last night by scores of 25-14, 25-22 and 25-17.  The Gazelles are now 1 and 12 on the season with a week off until their next match at Brandon Valley on Tuesday.

The second day of the G-PAC Fall Qualifying Golf tournament was cancelled Tuesday, and will be made up during the spring schedule.  In the women’s golf portion, Mount Marty senior Logan Wagner is tied for first individually after a 77 yesterday.  The Lancer women are second in the G-PAC standings, while the Mount Marty men are in tenth place.

The Mount Marty soccer teams postponed their G-PAC doubleheader at home yesterday, and the Lancers will host Northwestern today at 2 p-m in Yankton.

The Mount Marty volleyball season continues tonight with a conference match against ninth-ranked Dordt College at 7:30 p-m in Sioux Center, Iowa.




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KYNT Sports 10-4-16

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Sioux Falls Washington has the team lead and Yankton is tied for tenth after the opening day of the Class Double-A boys golf state tournament in Aberdeen.  The Warriors shot a 321 total, Pierre is second at 327 and the Bucks had a 350 total.  Eighth-grader Simon Hacecky led Yankton with an 87 and is tied for 28th place.

The Tea Area leads St. Thomas More by one shot after the first 18 holes of the Class A boys golf state tourney in Rapid City.  Vermillion senior Cooper Williams shot an 82 on Monday and is tied for 12th place.  The state golf tournaments wrap up today in Aberdeen and Rapid City.

The Yankton Bucks soccer team is traveling to Rapid City today for the Class Double-A state semifinals.  Third-seed Yankton will play at second-seed Rapid City Stevens Tuesday at 4 p-m, and the winner will advance to the state championship game Saturday night in Sioux Falls.  The Bucks enter today’s game with a 9-1-3 record, while the Raiders are 10-1 this season.

The Yankton Gazelles have a volleyball match at Brookings tonight, with both teams looking for their second victory this season.  Yankton defeated the Bobcats last month for their only match victory this fall.

Yankton outscored Norfolk 68-33 in J-V football on Monday, as sophomore Hunter Antrobus had 270 yards rushing and four touchdowns for the Bucks.

This Friday in varsity football, fourth-ranked Yankton will host third-rated Huron in a key matchup for the E-S-D Conference and playoff point standings.  Scotland is fifth place in the Class 9-A football poll this week.

Bon Homme is rated third in Class A volleyball this week with an 18 and 2 season record.  Parker is fifth in the Class B volleyball poll.

The Mount Marty women’s golf team is second after day one of the G-PAC Golf Tournament at Willow Run in Sioux Falls.  The Lancers shot a 347 total and are 27 strokes behind team leader Morningside heading into the final round today.  Senior Logan Wagner shot a 77 on Monday and is tied for the conference lead individually, while senior Kellie Winckler fired an 83 and is tied for sixth place. 

Morningside also leads the G-PAC men’s golf tournament with a 293 total, while Mount Marty is tenth with a 327.  Sophomore Joe Brinkman shot a 73 yesterday for the Lancers and is tied for fifth place in the individual race.

The Mount Marty soccer teams have a G-PAC doubleheader at home this afternoon, hosting Northwestern starting at 2 p-m at the Easton soccer fields.

 U-S-D senior outside hitter Audrey Reeg has been named the Summit League Offensive Volleyball Player of the Week.  Reeg had a total of 34 kills last week in a pair of Coyote sweeps over North Dakota State and South Dakota State.  She is currently second in the Summit League with nearly four kills per set.

North Dakota State is the unanimous choice for number-one in the F-C-S Coaches Football Poll this week with South Dakota State moving up to 15th place.  The Jacks will play at Southern Illinois on Saturday, while U-S-D will host 11th-ranked Northern Iowa Saturday at 2 p-m for the Dakota Days homecoming in Vermillion.

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KYNT Sports 10-3-16

Monday, October 3, 2016

The Yankton boys soccer team blanked Sioux Falls Roosevelt 4-0 in the Class AA quarterfinals Saturday at the Lewis & Clark Soccer Complex.  Gabe Wenzlaff led the attack with three goals, while Trevor Rafferty had seven saves to record the shutout.  Yankton will play at Rapid City Stevens Tuesday at 4 pm in the state semifinals.

In the Class A girls semifinals, the Tea Area Titans edged Vermillion in a shootout to advance to the championship contest while the Tanagers ended up at 5 and 6 on the season.

The Class AA boys golf state tournament begins today at Moccasin Creek Country Club in Aberdeen, while the Class A boys golfers compete at the Hart Ranch Golf Course in Rapid City.  Both state tournaments consist of 18-hole rounds today and tomorrow.

The Nebraska girls golf district tournament will be held today for Class C teams in northeast Nebraska, and will be played at Fair Play Golf Course in Battle Creek.

The Mount Marty College men’s and women’s golfers will shoot for honors in the G-PAC Golf Tournament today and tomorrow at Willow Run in Sioux Falls.

The Mount Marty men’s cross-country team took second and the women were third at the S-D-S-U meet in Brookings on Saturday.

In women’s soccer Saturday in Yankton, the College of St. Mary shut out Mount Marty by a 9-0 score.

U-S-D swept South Dakota State 3-0 in volleyball Sunday in Brookings as Audrey Reeg led the Coyotes with 14 kills and Brittany Jessen recorded 39 assists.  U-S-D is unbeaten in four Summit League matches and now 15 and 2 on the season.

In college football Saturday, Youngstown State defeated U-S-D 30-20 while South Dakota State crushed Western Illinois 52-14.


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KYNT Sports 10-1-16

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Sioux Falls O’Gorman scored on four big plays in the first half and rolled past Yankton 35-14 last night.  Quarterback Hunter Thompson accounted for 336 yards of total offense for the Knights, while Yankton quarterback Nate Stephenson finished the night with 201 yards passing and a 28-yard touchdown to Rex Ryken in the fourth quarter.  The Bucks are 2-4 on the season and will host Huron next Friday night.

The Yankton boys soccer team plays in the Class Double-A quarterfinals this afternoon, hosting Sioux Falls Roosevelt at 2:00 at the Lewis & Clark Soccer complex.  The Bucks are 8-1-3 on the season, while Roosevelt enters the matchup at 7-4-2 overall.  Earlier this season, Yankton beat the RoughRiders 3-1 and today’s winner advances to the state semifinals next Tuesday.

Sioux Falls Lincoln rolled past Yankton 12-4 Friday in the opening round of the Class A state softball tournament, and then Rapid City Central eliminated the Gazelles 3-2 at Sherman Park in Sioux Falls.  The Gazelles ended up 12-22 on the softball season.

The U-S-D volleyball team swept North Dakota State in three sets last night in Vermillion.  Senior Audrey Reeg led the Coyotes with 20 kills as they stayed unbeaten in the Summit League and raised their record to 14-2 overall.  The Coyotes play their next match at South Dakota State Sunday at 2 p-m.

Play begins today in the Missouri Valley Football Conference, as U-S-D will visit 15th-ranked Youngstown State at 3:00…and S-D-S-U will host eighth-ranked Western Illinois tonight at 6 p-m in Brookings.

The Mount Marty cross-country team competes in the South Dakota State Open race this morning in Brookings, the Lancer women’s soccer squad will host the College of St. Mary today in a 2:00 match, and the Mount Marty volleyball team has a match at fourth-ranked Hastings at 3 p-m.


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