In a key football matchup Saturday in the Dome for the Dakota Days homecoming, the sixth-ranked U-S-D Coyotes will entertain third-rated Youngstown State with the kickoff at 2 p-m. The U-S-D Athletic Department noted the game is totally sold out for the general public, including all the normal walk-up tickets on game day.
Yankton scored 192 points Thursday and the Gazelles stand in eighth place after the first day of the South Dakota Girls Tennis championships in Sioux Falls. Anne Knoff, Josie Kreyski and Maggie Schaefer have all advanced into the championship round quarter-finals for the Gazelles.
The South Dakota high school club softball tournament begins today at Sherman Park in Sioux Falls. The Yankton Gazelles are seeded sixth in the state tourney and will face 11th-seed Rapid City Central in the opening round today at 11 a-m.
Brandon Valley scored the first 35 points and defeated Yankton 55-28 last night in freshmen football at Crane-Youngworth Field. Corbin Sohler led the ninth-grade Bucks with 121 yards of total offense and three touchdowns.
The Yankton Bucks face a must-win situation tonight in their bid to make the state football playoffs. Yankton is 1 and 5 this season as they host a 2 and 4 Sturgis team. The kickoff is at 7:00 tonight at Crane-Youngworth Field and our broadcast begins at 6:05 p-m on AM 1450, KYNT.
In high school football tonight, Crofton plays at unbeaten Hartington Cedar Catholic, Hartington-Newcastle visits Laurel-Concord-Coleridge, Irene-Wakonda goes to Menno-Marion, Scotland will host Avon, and Gayville-Volin has a game in Armour against Tripp-Delmont-Armour-Andes Central-Dakota Christian.
Three Yankton High School seniors and three sophomores earned First-Team honors in Soccer from the E-S-D Conference. Jack Wolfgram, Cooper Kuchta and Trevor Rafferty were named All-Conference in boys soccer as the Bucks tied for second in the E-S-D. The Gazelles placed sixth and were led by All-Conference players Jaiden Boomsma, Morgan Strahl and Peyton Wolfgram.