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KYNT Sports 7-16-16

Saturday, July 16, 2016

The Yankton Legion baseball regular season ended last night with a 12-7 victory at Sioux Falls East.  Colin Muth had four hits and four RBI’s, while Mason Townsend had a three-run double and drove in five runs for the Post 12 squad.  Yankton enters the Region 2-A tournament with a 20-13 record, and will face Brandon Valley at 4:00 Wednesday in first-round play at Harmodon Park in Sioux Falls.

The Yankton Black Sox Teeners are competing in the Sioux Falls Mid-Summer Classic this weekend.  In Friday’s first game, the Black Sox defeated Brandon Valley 7-2 as Rex Ryken led the attack with four hits.  Ryken then fired a two-hit shutout and added three RBI’s as the Black Sox whipped Manitoba Gile 10-0.

It took 12 innings, but Humboldt edged Tabor 8-5 in the Region 5-B Legion baseball championship last night.  In Region 3-B action, Vermillion used ten runs in the fourth inning to rout Lennox 11-1 and Beresford edged Dakota Valley 7-5.

The Dakotas Golf Tour is at The Ridge in Sioux Center, Iowa this weekend and after two rounds, Neil Johnson from Wisconsin and Mike McGinn of California are tied for the lead with five-under-par totals.  The Dakotas Tour will be at Fox Run Golf Course two weeks from now and at Hillcrest Country Club in three weeks.

 


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KYNT Sports 7-15-16

Friday, July 15, 2016

Yankton Post 12 rolled past Harrisburg 9-4 last night in Legion baseball as Colin Muth gave up just one hit in seven innings on the mound.  Mason Townsend, Nate Hein and Levi Schmidt each had two hits and two RBI’s for Yankton.  The Post 12 overall record is now 19-13 and they finish their regular season tonight with a game at Sioux Falls East.

Sioux Falls West defeated Yankton 9-1 in the losers’ bracket of the Region 2-A Junior Legion baseball tournament.  The Yankton Junior Legion squad finished with a 13-21 season record.

In Class B American Legion baseball regional play Thursday at Lennox, Vermillion shut out Elk Point-Jefferson 14-0 and then Beresford nipped Vermillion 5-4 in the winners’ bracket last night.  In a Class B regional at Humboldt, Tabor crushed McCook-Miner 20-5 as Chase Kortan pitched the victory and scored four runs.

Sully Buttes standout Chloe Lamb has committed to attend U-S-D and play women’s basketball for the Coyotes before starting her senior year in high school.  Lamb is a 5’10” guard who already has been a Class B all-state selection three times and last year she averaged 17 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists per game.

The Dakotas Golf Tour is at The Ridge in Sioux Center, Iowa this weekend and in first-round play yesterday only two professionals broke par.  D-J Brigman from New Mexico fired a two-under 69 and leads Patrick Grimes of California by one stroke heading into today’s second round of the 54-hole tournament.


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KYNT Sports 7-14-16

Thursday, July 14, 2016

The Yankton Post 12 Legion baseball squad pounded out 18 hits last night, and used a six-run sixth inning to defeat Brandon Valley 10-3 at Riverside Field.  Jordan Kathol pitched the victory, allowing just two runs in seven innings.  Sheldon Gant, Mason Townsend and Nate Hein each had three hits for Yankton, which is now 18-13 overall with a nine-inning game at Harrisburg tonight.  We’ll have the broadcast starting at 5:55 p-m on AM 1450, KYNT.

Top-seed Sioux Falls East blanked Yankton 10-0 in the Region 2-A Junior Legion baseball tournament at Valley Springs last night.  Yankton will face Sioux Falls West in an elimination game at 1:00 this afternoon.

The Yankton Black Sox split a doubleheader at Brandon last night, winning the opener 13-4 and dropping the nightcap 8-6.  Levi Wiersma had two home runs, six hits and seven RBI’s last night for the Black Sox, who are now 14-11 overall.

Tabor ended their regular season with a 5-4 Legion baseball victory over Crofton last night.  Tabor scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh to get the win.

In South Central League amateur baseball this evening, the Yankton Tappers visit Crofton, Wynot plays at Tabor, and Scotland will host Lesterville.

The Dakotas Golf Tour begins a three-day event at The Ridge in Sioux Center, Iowa as 60 professional golfers will shoot for part of the 48-thousand dollar prize fund.


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KYNT Sports 7-13-16

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has released a statement on the potential membership from the University of Jamestown in North Dakota.  The league is continuing to work with Jamestown’s inclusion in the G-PAC through on-campus visits.  There will be a membership vote from the G-PAC Council of Presidents this October which could have Jamestown join the conference for the 2018-19 academic year.

The Yankton Post 12 Legion baseball squad has their final home game this evening as they face Brandon Valley in a key regional contest.  Yankton is second in the region standings this summer, one game ahead of Brandon.  Post 12 has an overall record of 17-13 while Brandon Valley is 24-13.  We’ll have the broadcast of Yankton Legion baseball tonight at 6:30 on AM 1450, KYNT.

The Yankton Junior Legion will begin play tonight in the Region 2-A tournament at Valley Springs.  Yankton will face top-seed Sioux Falls East at 6:00 in first-round play of the three-day double elimination tournament.

In the second game of a Teener baseball doubleheader last night at Sioux Falls, the Yankton Black Sox lost a 14-13 game against Sioux Falls West.  Levi Wiersma had four hits and five RBI’s in the game, while Owen Feser added four hits as well.  Sioux Falls West won the opener 19-0 in a game that was called in the third inning as the Black Sox record fell to 13-10 on the season.

The Yankton Reds blanked Sioux Falls Central 10-0 in the opener of a twin bill last night at Riverside Field as Tristan Redman fired a one-hit shutout for the Reds.  Sioux Falls Central took the nightcap by an 8-4 score.

Tommy Vining of Sioux Falls shot a seven-under-par total of 137 yesterday to win the qualifier of the U-S Amateur at Bakker Crossing in Sioux Falls.  Vining will golf for U-S-D next year and he now qualifies to compete in the U-S Amateur golf tourney starting August 15th at Oakland Hills in Michigan.  Fox Run Golf Course champion Arron Lickteig of Freeman shot a 141 total and won the first alternate spot.  Eric Baily of Crofton shot a 143 and tied for seventh place in the qualifier.

 

 


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KYNT Sports 7-12-16

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Arron Lickteig easily won the championship of the Fox Run Season Pass tournament this weekend, shooting a two-day total of one-under-par 143 at Fox Run Golf Course.  Jay Batcheller and Mags Fredericksen tied for second place at 157, fourteen shots behind.  Nickie Anderson took the Women’s title at Fox Run with a two-round score of 185.  Jim Binder, Junior was the Senior Division winner with a 36-hole score of 153.

Jeff Berkshire from Scottsdale, Arizona won the 15-thousand dollar first place check at the Dakotas Tour stop in Sioux Falls.  Berkshire shot a three-day total of 207, which was six-under-par and one stroke ahead of three other players to win the tournament at Bakker Crossing Golf Course.  The next stop on the Dakotas Golf Tour is Thursday through Saturday at The Ridge in Sioux Center, Iowa.

U-S-D grad John Vining was a four-year member of the Coyotes golf team who graduated in 2012, and now Vining has been named the men’s and women’s assistant golf coach.  Vining was a part-time assistant for the Coyote golfers for the past two seasons.

In Legion baseball tonight, Crofton has a game at Tabor.  The Yankton Black Sox Teener baseball squad has a doubleheader this evening at Sioux Falls West, while the Yankton Reds will host Sioux Falls Central in a twin bill tonight.

 


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