Yankton High School has announced their Athletic Hall of Fame induction list for the ceremonies next Thursday. Athlete and Coach Ken Schaefer heads up the list for 37 years of service to Y-H-S student-athletes including coaching the state champion Bucks Wrestling team in 1986. Roger “Cookie” Thompson was an outstanding all-around athlete for the Bucks before graduating in 1969. Jeff Larsen was a three-sport star who is still in the Bucks record books for kickoff returns and interceptions. Jason Nelson was a three-sport standout who holds kickoff return records and leads Y-H-S in career basketball assists and is in the top ten career for Bucks rushing yardage and total points. The Hall of Fame Induction ceremony starts at 5:00 next Thursday in the Y-H-S Commons area.
Yankton edged Sioux Falls Roosevelt in girls soccer on Tuesday by a 2-1 score as senior Holly Hicks had 15 saves in goal for the Gazelles. In the boys game, Roosevelt nipped the Bucks 4-3 despite a hat trick of three goals from Yankton senior Jack Wolfgram. Yankton has a doubleheader at Huron on Saturday.
Sixth-ranked Sioux Falls O’Gorman swept Yankton in volleyball last night by scores of 25-15, 25-20 and 25-23. Cameryn Specht had 14 assists and 18 digs as the Gazelles fell to 2 and 5 on the season with a match at Pierre on Friday.
In girls tennis yesterday, Mitchell and Sioux Falls Lincoln each defeated Yankton by 7-2 scores. Maggie Schaefer won two singles matches for the Gazelles who are now 8 and 8 on the season with a dual meet at Vermillion on Thursday.
The Mount Marty College soccer season continues today with a home doubleheader for the Lancer men and women as they face Buena Vista University
Mount Marty won four volleyball matches in the College of Saint Mary tourney last weekend in Omaha, and Lancer senior Laura Cattle was named to the All-Tourney team along with Dakota Wesleyan sophomore Becky Frick of Yankton.
U-S-D junior Tommy Vining finished second in a men’s golf tournament hosted by Washington State University. Vining set a school-record with a 64 on Monday and he ended up 11-under-par for the 54-holes helping the Coyotes place fourth.