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KYNT Sports 10-31-14

Friday, October 31, 2014

The Yankton Bucks scored the first 43 points and routed the Huron Tigers 43-21 in the first round of the Class 11AA football playoffs last night at Crane-Youngworth Field.  Sheldon Gant had a pair of rushing touchdowns and Mason Strahl had two passing touchdowns for the undefeated Bucks.  Yankton will now host Harrisburg next Friday night in the semifinals.

The Mount Marty College women's basketball squad opened its season with a 102-43 victory at Grace University in Omaha on Thursday.  Alex Kneeland had 15 points and Holly Hegge scored 13 for the Lancers, who will host Dakota State Sunday at 6 p-m at the Cimpl Arena.  The Mount Marty men's squad will open their season at Grace University tomorrow at 4 p-m, with the broadcast on 1450, KYNT.


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KYNT Sports 10-30-14

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The Yankton Bucks football team opens up their playoff run with a home game against Huron tonight, with kickoff at 7 p-m at Crane-Youngworth Field.  The Bucks are 8-0...and the Tigers were 0-8 this season.  Our coverage begins at 6:10 p-m on 1450, KYNT and our games are broadcast at kynt1450.com as well.

The Mount Marty volleyball squad moved into a final playoff spot in the GPAC with a 3-2 victory at Morningside last night.  Allison Cross led the Lancers with 11 kills and 5 blocks.

Dordt College beat Mount Marty in women's soccer 3-0 and men's soccer 5-1 on Wednesday.


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KYNT Sports Report 10-29-14

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The Yankton Gazelles volleyball squad won a thrilling 3-2 match at SF Washington on Tuesday, taking the final game 15-13.  Yankton finished up the regular season with an 8-12 record and third seed in District 2AA, and will play at Brandon Valley next Tuesday in the district tourney.

The Mount Marty College volleyball squad plays at Morningside tonight, while the Lancer soccer teams will visit Dordt College for a doubleheader this afternoon.

In the first round of the SD High School football playoffs last night:

Vermillion 20  Tea Area 17 (OT)

Bon Homme 20  Winner 0

Elkton-Lake Benton 44  Menno-Marion 14

Alcester-Hudson 48  Gayville-Voliin 7

Howard 60  Viborg-Hurley 6

Avon 68  Burke-South Central 30

Canistota 66  Scotland 26


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KYNT Sports Report 10-28-14

Sunday, October 26, 2014

The Yankton Gazelles placed fourth in the Class AA cross-country state meet Saturday in Huron, bringing home a team trophy, while the Bucks took 10th place.  Madison McClure was seventh in the meet for the Gazelles, while Savannah Woods placed 17th.  Paul Fanta led the Yankton boys with a 30th place finish.

Gayville-Volin got second in the Class B cross-country championship, as Laura Nelson was second individually for the Raiders.  Freeman was third among the Class B girls, and Freeman Academy took third in the Class B boys state meet.

The Yankton Gazelles took 11th place in both the Cheer and Dance state meets in Class AA Saturday at the Watertown Arena.

 Second-ranked Aberdeen Central defeated Yankton 3-1 in volleyball on Saturday.  The Gazelles are 7-12 on the season and will visit SF Washington Tuesday in a key district match to end the regular season schedule.

Nebraska Wesleyan swept Mount Marty 3-0 Saturday in volleyball, as the Lancers next GPAC match is Wednesday at Morningside.

Mount Marty hosted their largest Cross-Country Invitational ever with nearly 400 total runners.  Dordt won the combined championship and the women's title, while Sioux Falls took the men's championship.  Mount Marty placed 11th in the women's standings and 14th among the men's teams.  Jordyn Hudleson led the Lancer women with a 22nd place. 

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KYNT Sports 10-25-14

Saturday, October 25, 2014

The unbeaten Yankton Bucks football team will host the winless Huron Tigers at 7:00 Thursday night in the first round of the Class 11-AA playoffs.  Friday in freshman football, Harrisburg edged Yankton 16-12 as the Bucks ninth-graders finished with a 6 and 2 season record.

The Yankton Gazelles will compete in the SD Cheer and Dance championships today at the Watertown Arena.  The Gazelles volleyball team will host second-ranked Aberdeen Central this afternoon.  The Bucks and Gazelles runners will compete in the SD Cross-Country state meet this afternoon in Huron, and we'll have updates today on the action from Rich Wright on 1450, KYNT.

The Mount Marty College Cross-Country Invitational will be held later this morning at the HSC grounds.  This will be the biggest home meet in MMC history with 22 colleges expected.  The women's race starts at 10:30 am with the men's contest beginning at 11:15 am.

Midland University swept past Mount Marty 3-0 last night in volleyball action.  The Lancers are 2-9 in the GPAC with a match this afternoon at Nebraska Wesleyan.


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KYNT Sports 10-24-14 UPDATE

Friday, October 24, 2014

The Yankton Bucks will host Huron Thursday, October 30 at Crane-Youngworth Field, with the kickoff at 7 pm!

The Crofton girls have won their ninth consecutive cross-country state championship in Kearney!

After the final round of games last night, the South Dakota HS football playoffs have been set for the first round.  The large schools play next Thursday, October 30 and the unbeaten Yankton Bucks will host winless Huron.  In playoff action next Tuesday, October 28...Bon Homme visits second-ranked Winner and Vermillion travels to play the Tea Area.  Nine-man football playoff games next Tuesday include Gayville-Volin at unbeaten Alcester-Hudson, Avon will host Burke-South Central, Scotland plays at Canistota, Viborg-Hurley plays at toprated Howard, and Menno-Marion visits Elkton-Lake Benton.

The Great Plains Athletic Conference will expand next fall to include a 12th member.  The College of St. Mary's in Omaha will officially join the GPAC for the next school year and compete in seven women's varsity sports.


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KYNT Sports 10-22-14

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Brandon Valley edged Yankton 3-2 in volleyball on Tuesday, dropping the Gazelles to a 7-11 season record.  Becky Frick led Yankton with 21 kills and 16 digs.  Yankton hosts #2 Aberdeen Central on Saturday.

Dakota Wesleyan upset Mount Marty 3-1 in volleyball last night at the Cimpl Arena.  The Lancers got 14 kills from Sierra Kloth as their conference record fell to 2-8 heading into a pair of matches this weekend in Nebraska.

Dakota Wesleyan nipped Mount Marty 3-2 in women's soccer yesterday, then the Tigers took the men's game by a 7-1 score.

The GPAC basketball coaches pre-season poll was released on Tuesday, and Morningside was the favorite to win the women's title with Midland the top choice among the men's teams.  Mount Marty was chosen for ninth place in the women's race, and the Lancers were picked tenth among the men's teams.


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KYNT Sports 10-21-14

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The unbeaten Yankton Bucks remained the unanimous choice for the top spot in this week's SD Sportswriters high school football poll.  The Bucks are followed by Brookings, Harrisburg, Douglas and Pierre in Class 11-AA football, Yankton has a bye this week and the first round of playoffs will begin on Thursday, October 30.

The defending state champion SF O'Gorman volleyball team swept past Yankton last night by scores of 25-14, 25-12 and 25-17.  Yankton is 7-10 on the season and will have a key ESD and District match at Brandon Valley this evening.

Mount Marty College tangles with Dakota Wesleyan in two sports today in Yankton.  The Lancers will host the Tigers in women's and men's soccer starting at 1 pm, and then the MMC volleyball squad will entertain DWU in JV and varsity volleyball this evening beginning at 6 p-m in the Cimpl Arena.

USD has landed two 6'9" players for their men's basketball program in the past few days.  The Coyotes and new head coach Craig Smith have received verbal commitments from Tyler Hagedorn of Norfolk, NE and Dan Jech from Rochester, MN.


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KYNT Sports 10-20-14

Sunday, October 19, 2014

The top-ranked Yankton Bucks rolled past # 3 Harrisburg 31-8 on Friday night, which clinched an outright ESD title.  Yankton has a bye this week and will host a first-round playoff game Thursday, October 30. 

The Yankton volleyball squad hosts top-rated SF O'Gorman tonight.  Yankton is 7-9 and second in the District 2AA standings, while the Knights are 20-4 overall.

Mount Marty swept Presentation 3-0 in volleyball on Saturday at the Cimpl Arena.  The Lancers are now 10-14 overall, and will host Dakota Wesleyan on Tuesday.

Dakota Wesleyan will also have soccer games in Yankton on Tuesday afternoon against MMC.  Midland swept the Lancers on Saturday, winning the women's game 4-0 and taking the men's contest over Mount Marty 5-0.

Missouri State defeated USD 31-12 in football on Saturday, keeping the Coyotes winless in the Missouri Valley Football Conference.  SDSU is # 16 in the nation and used a late field goal to edge Northern Iowa 31-28.


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KYNT Sports 10-17-14

Friday, October 17, 2014

Harrsiburg edged Yankton 3-2 in volleyball last night at the Summit Activities Center.  In the loss, Gazelles junior Becky Frick tied a school record with 32 kills.  Yankton is 7-9 overall and will host top-ranked SF O'Gorman on Monday.

The ESD Conference Cheer and Dance meet was held Thursday in Aberdeen.  The Gazelles placed fourth in the Dance competition, while Yankton finished sixth in Competitive Cheer.

Yankton freshman Madison McClure won the girls race Thursday at a cross-country meet in Brandon.  The Gazelles and Bucks will go for honors next Saturday in the state cross-country championship in Huron.

The Yankton Bucks freshman football squad raised their record to 7-1 with a 13-7 victory over Norfolk yesterday.  The Bucks varsity football team tries to finish off an unbeaten regular season and win their first outright ESD Conference title since 2005, when they host third-ranked Harrisburg at 7 p-m at Crane-Youngworth Field.  Our broadcast starts at 6:05 pm with the YHS Nation show on AM 1450, KYNT.

The USD volleyball squad is second in the Summit League standings at 6-1, and the Coyotes will visit SDSU tonight in Brookings to take on the Jacks, who are winless in league play this fall.

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