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KYNT Sports 7-16-15

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Mount Marty College has added two community college transfers for its baseball program.  Bazil Zuehlke is a 6’3” outfielder and first baseman who batted .331 this spring for Itasca Community College.  He led the team with 32 runs scored, drove in 27 runs and was named the Minnesota Northern Division Player of the Week two times.  Austin White played two seasons at Southwestern Oregon Community College, and the outfielder hit .311 in conference play this year and led the team with 45 hits and 27 runs scored. 

Nebraska high school standout Trystn Ducker has verbally committed to play football at U-S-D starting in the 2016 season.  Ducker is a 5’9” wide receiver, defensive back and kick returner who helped Omaha Creighton Prep reach the title game last fall and will play for Bellevue West this year. 

Wednesday night in amateur baseball, Irene edged Tabor 4-3 in ten innings as Matt Sees pitched two scoreless innings of relief to get the win.  On Tuesday, Yankton rolled past Tabor 9-1 as Jesse Bailey and Zach Benjamin combined on a two-hitter for the Tappers.  Tonight in the South Central League, Irene visits Crofton…while Wynot will host Vermillion in a non-league game.

The Yankton Post 12 Legion squad is 23 and 14 overall, and will play a nine-inning game at Brandon Valley this evening.  Yankton concludes its regular season Friday night at Mitchell.

The Junior Legion baseball region tournament begins at noon today at Riverside Field at Bob Tereshinski Stadium.  Harrisburg meets Brandon Valley in the first game, and then Yankton faces Sioux Falls West at 2:30 in the second game.  Sioux Falls East is the top seed, and they play the winner of game one at 5:00 today.  The double elimination region tourney continues till the title game on Saturday.

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KYNT Sports 7-15-15

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Sioux Falls Post 307 held off Yankton Post 12 by an 11-7 score last night in Legion baseball at the Renner ballpark.  Brad Ulmer had two doubles and a single for Yankton, while Colin Muth drove in three runs and Sheldon Gant had a homer and single.  Yankton is now 23 and 14 on the season with a nine-inning game at Brandon Valley on Thursday.

Crofton downed Hartington 4-2 yesterday to win the American Legion Seniors championship.  Brock Mueller pitched the complete game victory as Crofton raised their season record to 18 and 6.

Brookings swept a pair from the Yankton Lakers by scores of 14-1 and 15-9 Tuesday in V-F-W Teener baseball at Riverside Field.  The Lakers are 19 and 10 on the season and will compete in the Renner Tournament this weekend.

There are two games this evening in the South Central Amateur baseball league.  Tabor plays at Irene, and Crofton will host Menno as both games start at 7:30.

David Hladky of Yankton recorded his first career hole-in-one in the Fox Run men’s golf league on Monday.  Hladky aced the 13th hole with a five-wood.

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KYNT Sports 7-14-15

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

The Yankton Lakers V-F-W Teener baseball team has now won ten consecutive games after sweeping Renner 23-0 and 11-0 on Monday.  The Lakers are 19 and 8 overall and will host Brookings this afternoon.

Yankton is seeded third in the Junior Legion regional baseball tournament starting Wednesday at noon at Riverside Field at Bob Tereshinski Stadium.  Yankton will take on Sioux Falls West at 2:30 tomorrow in the first round of the double elimination junior legion tourney.

The Yankton Post 12 Legion baseball team is 23 and 13 on the season heading into a nine-inning game tonight at Renner against Sioux Falls Post 307, which has a record of 19 and 23.  We’ll have the broadcast of Legion baseball starting at 6 p-m on AM 1450, KYNT.

Vermillion swept Canton in a Legion doubleheader on Monday by scores of 16-1 and 7-2 as Cole Anderson had five hits and five RBI’s on the night for the winners.  Vermillion will host the Region 3-B tournament later this week.

There is a two-team battle for the regular season title in the South Central Amateur Baseball League with one week left on the schedule.  The Crofton Bluejays are 11 and 2 in league play, while the Yankton Tappers are 11 and 3.  Tonight, the Tappers will host Tabor at Riverside Field.

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KYNT Sports 7-11-15

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Yankton High School and Colorado State graduate Colton Iverson severed ties with the N-B-A Boston Celtics this week, and signed a two-year contract in the Turkish Professional League.  Iverson is one of the three Americans on the roster of a team located in Izmir, Turkey…and the 7-foot center is listed as the starting center on their depth chart.  Colton averaged seven points and six rebounds per game last year playing for a Spanish team in the Euro-League.

Mount Marty College has signed Cortez Jordan from Jacksonville, Arkansas for their men’s soccer program.  Jordan scored 93 goals in his four-year career as a striker, and was named the Arkansas 5-A Central Player of the Year.  He plans to major in Teacher Education at Mount Marty.

Yankton grad Mitch Schlingman picked up a second-round victory in the South Dakota Men’s Match-Play Golf Tournament in Mitchell on Friday, while top-seed Jace Guthmiller of Yankton was defeated by a 2 and 1 score.  In the women’s Match-Play, Megan Mingo of Yankton posted an easy 8 and 6 victory yesterday.

The Yankton Post 12 Legion squad split two games in the Gopher Classic in the Twin Cities on Friday.  Omaha Millard West edged Yankton 5-4, and then Post 12 rebounded for a 5-0 shutout over Bloomington Gold.  Yankton is 22 and 11 for the season and they will face Chaska, Minnesota at 2:30 today.

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