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KYNT Sports 9-15-16

Thursday, September 15, 2016

The Nebraska high school football poll has been released after the first three weeks, with unbeaten Hartington Cedar Catholic rated fifth in Class C-2.  Ponca is sixth in the state this week, while Crofton is now 8th in the ranking.  In Class D-2 football, Wynot is rated seventh and Bloomfield is eighth in the state.

The Yankton Gazelles tennis team continues their busy schedule today with a dual meet at Vermillion which has been moved up to a 2:00 start.  The Yankton Bucks and Gazelles soccer teams will host the Huron Tigers starting at 4 p-m today at the Lewis & Clark Soccer Complex.

The Freeman Invitational cross-country meet was held Wednesday and the boys team title went to Freeman Academy-Marion, while Kimball won the girls team trophy.

The Mount Marty men’s soccer team picked up their first victory this season with a 2-0 shutout over Grace University in Omaha.  Joe Finn scored both goals for the Lancers, who will host Briar Cliff Saturday afternoon.  It will be the home opening doubleheader for the Mount Marty men’s and women’s soccer teams.

The U-S-D football team travels to the University of North Dakota in a 4:00 kickoff this Saturday.  The Coyotes are rated 44th in the F-C-S Coaches Poll this week, while North Dakota is 40th.  Five-time defending national champion North Dakota State is still the number-one team in the nation, while South Dakota State is ranked tenth and the Jacks will host Cal Poly Saturday at 6 p-m in the Beef Bowl.

Former Sioux Falls golfer Shannon Johnson has reached the championship match of the U-S Women’s Mid-Amateur in Erie, Pennsylvania.  Johnson won 12 South Dakota Golf Association titles and a state high school championship for O’Gorman 15 years ago, and she will face Julia Potter from Indiana in the title match today.






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KYNT Sports 9-14-16

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

The Yankton Bucks soccer team played to a 1-1 draw at Pierre on Tuesday as Cole Lewno scored the only goal for Yankton.  In the girls contest, Pierre shut out the Gazelles 3-0 last night.

In girls tennis yesterday at Mitchell, Sioux Falls Lincoln and Mitchell each defeated the Yankton Gazelles by team scores of 9-0.

Sioux Falls O’Gorman edged Yankton 3-2 in volleyball last night as the Gazelles came back to win sets three and four. 

Northwestern defeated Mount Marty in G-PAC volleyball last night at the Cimpl Arena by scores of 25-18, 25-16 and 25-22.  Sierra Kloth (klohth) led the Lancers with 11 kills as their season record dropped to 5 and 6 overall.

John Pooler of Yankton notched a hole-in-one Tuesday at Fox Run.  Pooler used an eight-iron to ace the 127-yard eighth hole at Fox Run.

The South Dakota State women’s golf team rallied on the final day to win the MSU/Payne Stewart Memorial Trophy in Missouri by three strokes over U-TEP.  Senior Megan Mingo of Yankton shot a three-round total of 224 and tied for seventh place individually.  U-S-D senior Brenna Lervick won the tournament with a three-over-par score of 216.

South Dakota State women’s basketball coach Aaron Johnston will be today’s featured speaker at the Yankton Quarterback Club.  All sports fans are invited to attend the meeting during the noon hour at JoDean’s in Yankton.




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KYNT Sports 9-13-16

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The Yankton Bucks tied for ninth place in the 13-team Brookings Golf Invitational on Monday.  Pierre shot a 299 total to win the meet with O’Gorman runner-up at 304, while the Bucks shot a 335 score.  Sophomore Michael Frick led Yankton with a 76, tying for tenth place individually.

The Yankton Bucks J-V football team won their first game last night with a 21-13 victory at Sioux City East.  Sophomore Ethan Wishon rushed for two Yankton TD’s.

Yankton dropped to fifth place in the Class 11-Double-A football poll this week, while Scotland remained second in the state in Class 9-A.  In the volleyball poll, Bon Homme is now ranked third in Class A with Parker rated fourth in Class B.

Sioux Falls O’Gorman took a pair of softball games over Yankton last night by scores of 2-1 and 18-8.  Bridget Nolz allowed just two runs in the close loss for the Gazelles, while Megan McCorkell had three hits in the nightcap for Yankton.

The Mount Marty volleyball squad has their first home match tonight as Northwestern brings an 8 and 10 record to the Cimpl Arena.  The Lancers have a season mark of 5 and 5 heading into the game.  The Mount Marty men’s soccer team is looking for their first victory when they head to Grace University today.

U-S-D junior quarterback Chris Streveler has been named the Missouri Valley Football Conference Offensive Player of the Week after leading the Coyotes to a 52-49 double overtime victory over Weber State Saturday in the Dome.  Streveler accounted for a total of 297 total yards passing and rushing and six touchdowns in the Coyote victory.  Miles Bergner kicked the game-winning field goal for U-S-D and was named the Conference Special Teams Player of the Week.

U-S-D junior setter Brittany Jessen has been named the Summit League Offensive Volleyball Player of the Week for a fourth time in her career.  Jessen averaged 37 assists and 10 digs per game in leading the Coyotes to a tournament title in California.


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KYNT Sports 9-12-16

Monday, September 12, 2016

After spotting Weber State four touchdowns in the first quarter, U-S-D rallied for 21 points in the final 11 minutes to force overtime, and the Coyotes eventually came up with a wild 52-49 double overtime victory on Saturday in the Dome.  Miles Bergner kicked the game-winning field goal in overtime for U-S-D.  Coyote quarterback Chris Streveler had four passing and two rushing touchdowns.

South Dakota State opened its new stadium with a 56-28 victory over Drake on Saturday night.  Taryn Christion has four passing touchdowns and 224 yards through the air for the Jacks.

The U-S-D volleyball squad beat Pacific 3-1 Saturday to win the tournament in Stockton, California.  Outside Hitter Audrey Reeg was named the tournament Most Valuable Player for the Coyotes, who have won nine consecutive matches.

The Mount Marty volleyball squad split a pair of matches Saturday in an Omaha tournament, beating Valley City State 3-2 and losing to Waldorf College 3-2, with that final game being decided by a 22-20 score.  The Lancers are now even at 5 and 5 on the season.

In men’s soccer this weekend, Nebraska Wesleyan edged Mount Marty 2-0 and then Morningside rolled past the Lancers 9-0.

Yankton won the first set, but Pierre came back to defeat the Gazelles 3-1 in volleyball on Saturday.  Josie Sayler led Yankton with 9 kills, Jessica Reinhardt had 26 digs, and Cameryn Specht and Brooklyn Bernatow each recorded 12 assists.

In a battle of undefeated boys soccer teams Saturday afternoon, Aberdeen Central edged Yankton 2-1.  Trevor Rafferty had nine saves and Jack Wolfgram scored for the Bucks, which is the first goal given up by the Golden Eagles in nine games this season.  The Yankton boys are now seeded third in the state with a season record of 7-1-1, while the Yankton girls dropped to 5 and 4 on the season with a 5-1 loss against Aberdeen Central.

The Yankton girls were second and the Bucks placed fifth in the Brandon Valley Cross-County Invitational on Saturday.  Junior Madison McClure of Yankton won the girls race, 37 seconds ahead of her nearest competitor.  Madisyn Bietz was first in the girls J-V race for the Gazelles.

The Yankton Gazelles tennis squad edged Sioux Falls Roosevelt 5-4 and beat Aberdeen Roncalli 7-2 on Saturday. 

The Yankton Gazelles club softball team split two games on Sunday.  Yankton outscored Tea 9-6, then Vermillion edged the Gazelles 9-7.  Yankton will host Sioux Falls O’Gorman in a doubleheader tonight starting at 6:00 at Sertoma Park.

The Yankton boys golf team is on the road today, competing in the Brookings Invitational.  




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KYNT Sports 9-10-16

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Sioux Falls Washington scored five touchdowns in the first quarter and defeated Yankton 41-7 last night at Crane-Youngworth Field.  Warriors sophomore quarterback Jayden Johannsen completed 10 of 12 passes for 172 yards and four touchdown passes in the victory.  Ray Wermers led Yankton with 35 yards on the groundand a second quarter touchdown.  The Bucks are 1 and 2 on the season and travel to Aberdeen Central next Friday.

Yankton shot a season-best 318 score Friday and placed eighth out of 14 schools at the Yankton Boys Golf Invitational at Fox Run.  O’Gorman won the meet with a 296, while Pierre was second at 300.  Eighth-grader Jimmie Cunningham won a medal with a 75 that tied for 15th place, and Michael Frick shot a 79 for the Bucks.

The Yankton Gazelles split a pair of tennis matches yesterday in Brandon, losing to Madison 8-1 and defeating Spearfish 6-3.  The Gazelles are in Sioux Falls today for a triangular with Roosevelt and Aberdeen Roncalli. 

The Yankton Bucks soccer squad will host Aberdeen Central this afternoon in a battle of the only two unbeaten boys soccer teams in the state.  The Gazelles host the Golden Eagles at noon, followed by the Bucks game at 2:00 at the Lewis and Clark Soccer Complex.  The Yankton cross-country runners compete in the Brandon Valley Invite this morning with updates on the races on AM 1450, KYNT.

Mount Marty is now 4 and 4 on the volleyball season after sweeping Presentation College 3-0 and defeating Mayville State 3-1 on Friday. The Lancers take on Valley City State and Waldorf today at a tournament in Omaha.

The U-S-D volleyball squad is now 8 and 1 on the season after beating Northern Colorado 3-0 and Oregon State 3-1 on Friday in Stockton, California.  The Coyotes face the University of Pacific today at noon.

U-S-D will have their home football opener today at 2:00 in the DakotaDome against Weber State.  South Dakota State will open up their new football stadium in Brookings with a 6:00 game tonight against Drake University.


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KYNT Sports 9-9-16

Friday, September 9, 2016

Mitchell downed Yankton 3-1 in volleyball last night, as the Gazelles record fell to 1 and 5 on the season.  Jessica Reinhardt led Yankton with 7 kills, while Josie Sayler had 6 kills and 4 blocks.  The Gazelles play at Pierre on Saturday.

Yankton swept Vermillion 9-0 in girls tennis on Thursday.  Both teams will compete at the Brandon Valley Invitational today.

Yankton hosted their annual Cheer and Dance Invitational last night.  The Gazelles placed fourth in the Dance competition, while the Cheer team finished eighth.

Yankton will host 14 teams in their annual Boys Golf Invitational today, with the action starting at 10:00 this morning at Fox Run Golf Course.

Watertown topped Yankton 27-6 last night in freshman football.  Grant Nelson scored the only touchdown and led the Bucks with 33 yards rushing.

The Yankton Bucks are 1 and 1 on the football season and will host unbeaten Sioux Falls Washington tonight.  Our broadcast starts at 6:05 p-m with the Y-H-S Nation show, and KYNT Sports Director Scott Kooistra will be joined by long-time Bucks freshman football coach Ken Schaefer for the play-by-play starting at 7 pm.

Mount Marty is 2 and 4 on the volleyball season and the Lancers will face Presentation College and Mayville State in a meet in Omaha today.

The U-S-D volleyball squad is 6 and 1 on the season and second in the nation in digs per set.  The Coyotes face Northern Colorado and Oregon State this afternoon in a two day meet in Stockton, California.

The U-S-D football team has its home opener Saturday at 2:00 in the DakotaDome against Weber State.  South Dakota State will have its home opener in their new stadium in Brookings, taking on Drake University tomorrow at 6 p-m.

Wichita has evened up their American Association baseball playoff series with Sioux City, defeating the Explorers 9-3 last night with game three coming up Saturday in Wichita.





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KYNT Sports 9-8-16

Thursday, September 8, 2016

The Mount Marty volleyball team lost a 3-0 match at Briar Cliff University last night.  The Lancers are 2 and 4 on the season, and will play four matches this weekend at a tournament in Omaha.

The Mount Marty men’s soccer squad dropped a 3-1 game at Buena Vista, Iowa last night.  The Lancers have a match at Nebraska Wesleyan on Saturday.

The last home tennis match for the Yankton girls will be this afternoon, as the Gazelles will host Vermillion in a dual meet at 4:00.  The Yankton Gazelles volleyball squad is on the road tonight for a match at the Mitchell Kernels, while Yankton will host their Cheer and Dance Invitational starting at 5:30 p-m.

The American Association baseball playoffs are underway, and last night the Sioux City Explorers edged Wichita 6-5 in ten innings.  Ino Patron had three hits for Sioux City, including the game-winning RBI in the tenth.  The second game in the best-of-five playoff series is tonight at Lewis & Clark Park in Sioux City.



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