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KYNT Sports 7-6-15

Monday, July 6, 2015

Irene scored in each inning and blanked Scotland 15-0 last night in South Central League amateur baseball as Trevor Jacobsen and Mike King had home runs for the Cardinals.  Freeman rolled past Tabor 15-5 on Sunday as Brett Scherschligt pitched the complete game and had three hits for the winners.  Yankton scored the game-winner on an error in the ninth to edge Lesterville 4-3 as Brandon Nickolite pitched the complete-game victory for the Tappers.

In Legion baseball this evening, Tabor has a game at Winner-Colome…and Beresford will host Vermillion.  The Yankton Junior Legion squad will host the Tabor Teeners in a doubleheader starting at 5:00 today.  The Yankton Post 12 Legion squad entertains Sioux Falls West in a twin bill at 5 p-m on Tuesday, and our broadcast on KYNT will begin at 6 p-m.

Sioux City completed a three-game sweep of Sioux Falls by winning a 6-4 game on Sunday.  Michael Lang led the Explorers with four hits, including two triples.  The Explorers are 31 and 12 overall and have a seven-game lead over the Kansas City T-Bones in the American Association Central Division.  The Canaries are 18 and 24 this season, second place in the Northern Division 15 games behind St. Paul.

Sioux City Explorers right-hander Ryan Zimmerman has been named the American Association Pitcher of the Month for June.  Zimmerman won four games last month, and is now 6 and 1 on the season with a 2.00 E-R-A for the Explorers.  

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KYNT Sports 7-2-15

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Yankton High School and Colorado State graduate Colton Iverson is set to play again for the Boston Celtics entry in the N-B-A Summer League.  Iverson just turned 26 years old earlier this week, and he is listed on the Celtics Summer League roster as 7 feet tall, weighing 255 pounds.  The Celtics Summer League squad will play games in Salt Lake City July 6th through the 9th.

The Yankton Post 12 Legion baseball team is 20-7 overall with a doubleheader at Sioux Falls East starting at 4:00 today.  Tabor defeated Winner-Colome 14-6 on Wednesday, as Chase Kortan had three hits and five runs scored for Tabor while Brendan Bares had two doubles and a single.

The Yankton Junior Legion baseball team swept Vermillion Wednesday at Riverside Field by scores of 10-0 and 7-5.  Jakob Larson tossed a three-hit shutout for Yankton in the opener, while Michael Heine had three RBI’s in the nightcap.

The Yankton Lakers VFW Teener baseball team won two games over Renner by scores of 9-4 and 11-5 last night.

The Renner Monarchs are first again in this week’s Class A South Dakota Amateur baseball poll, while the Yankton Tappers have moved up to fifth in the state.  In the Class B ranking, Alexandria is now first with Wynot rated third and Crofton in fifth place.  

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KYNT Sports 7-1-15

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Yankton Post 12 Legion baseball team picked up a 7-1 victory at Harrisburg last night as Mason Townsend pitched seven innings and recorded seven strikeouts.  Townsend scored three runs and Levi Schmidt drove in three runs as Yankton raised their season record to 20 and 7.  Post 12 will play a doubleheader at Sioux Falls East on Thursday.

The Yankton Junior Legion baseball team will host Vermillion in a twin bill starting at noon today.

In amateur baseball this evening, Wynot plays at Freeman and the Vermillion GreySox travel to Canton.

U-S-D placed 74 percent of their student-athletes on the Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence, which was three percent higher than a year ago.  There were 129 Coyote student-athletes on the Commissioner’s List, with the women’s golf and tennis teams getting 100 percent of their athletes on the list.

The Dakotas Golf Tour had a one-day stop at Dakota Dunes this week just north of Sioux City.  Professional Ryan Marks of Paradise Valley, Arizona won the 18-hole event with a five-under-par 67.  The next stop on the Dakotas Golf Tour is next Wednesday at Emerald Hills Golf Course in Arnolds Park, Iowa.

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KYNT Sports 6-30-15

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Sioux Falls Post 307 pounded out 16 hits and defeated the Yankton Post 12 Legion baseball team 7-2 last night at Riverside Field.  Colin Muth had two hits for Yankton, which is now 19-7 on the season as the visit Harrisburg this evening.  The Yankton Junior Legion team will host Sioux Falls West in a twin bill tonight.

Tabor downed Menno 17-2 in Legion baseball on Monday as Chase Kortan, Cole Eeker and Carter Meecham all had three hits for the winners.  Tabor is 4-3 this season and they will host Winner-Colome this evening.

Bon Homme football coach Gary Kortan has been named the Class 11-B Assistant Coach of the Year by the South Dakota Football Coaches Association.  Dan Evans from Centerville will be honored for 30 years of coaching football service, and these awards will be given out at the All-Star football game July 15th in Aberdeen.

USD senior Cody Snyder of Lake Andes was named the Summit League Athlete of the Month for the May/June period after setting a league record in winning the discus, and then placing seventh in the national championships.  Snyder’s award was the sixth athletic monthly award for USD, which tied the Coyotes with North Dakota State for most Summit League honors over the past school year.

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KYNT Sports 6-29-15

Monday, June 29, 2015

The Yankton Post 12 Legion baseball team continues their season tonight with a nine-inning home game against Sioux Falls Post 307.  Yankton is 19 and 6 on the season, while the Renner squad is 14 and 12, and our broadcast will begin at 6:00 this evening on AM 1450, KYNT.

The Yankton Lakers Teener baseball squad won the championship of the Bob Tereshinski Classic this weekend at Riverside Field.  The Lakers won the title with a 12-0 victory over Renner as Rex Ryken pitched three hitless innings.  The Yankton Reds Teener team took second in the Brookings Tourney this weekend.

There was one close game in the South Central Amateur baseball league on Sunday, as Crofton edged Freeman 4-3.  In other games, Yankton rolled past Scotland 16-1, Wynot routed Tabor 14-1 and Irene out-slugged Lesterville 22-10.

Yankton golfers won two separate championships directed by the South Dakota Golf Association this weekend at the Brookings Country Club.  Steve and Cindy Weiland won the Senior Husband-Wife state title with a 155 score, while Steve and YaVonne Slowey of Yankton won second flight and placed third overall with a 157 total.  Megan Mingo of Yankton teamed with Trevor Tobin to shot a 137 score and win the Mixed Team Championship.

The South Dakota Open concluded Sunday at The Bluffs in Vermillion, and pro Brad Marek from Arlington Heights, Illinois won the title with a 19-under-par score of 199 for three rounds, two shots ahead of Thomas Campbell from Minneapolis.  The tournament was the first of 19 on the Dakotas Golf Tour, which continues today with a one-day event at Dakota Dunes just north of Sioux City.

U-S-D senior Megan Glisar finished 13th in the women’s high jump Sunday at the U-S Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon.  Glisar cleared a height of 5’8” and concluded her career with the Coyotes with four Summit League titles, two All-American honors and two school records.

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KYNT Sports 6-26-15

Friday, June 26, 2015

Yankton defeated Wynot 7-5 last night in the South Central Amateur baseball league.  Jesse Bailey was the winning pitcher for the Tappers, and Ross Heine led the attack with three hits.  Menno blanked Lesterville 12-0 as Macon Oplinger tossed a one-hit shutout in the victory.  Tonight in the South Central League, Scotland plays at Lesterville.

Crofton downed Tabor 4-2 in Legion baseball as Chris Kleinschmit had a two-run single for the winners, while Chase Kortan had a pair of triples for Tabor.  Tonight in Legion play, Alcester visits Vermillion.  The Yankton Post 12 Legion squad has a 19 and 6 record, and plays Monday night at home against Sioux Falls Post 307.

The South Dakota High School Coaches Association chose Frank Cutler from Platte-Geddes as their Boys Golf Coach of the Year.  Runnerup coaching honors for Boys Track and Field went to both Byron Pudwill of Bon Homme and Rory Hermsen of Freeman.

U-S-D senior distance runner Brent Haase was named an Academic All-American.  Haase was one of 13 athletes in the nation to have a perfect 4.0 GPA, and he graduated in May with a degree in Health Sciences.  He earned All-League honors in both cross-country and outdoor track and field for the Coyotes.

The Dakotas Golf Tour gets started today with the opening round of the 54-hole South Dakota Open at the Bluffs in Vermillion.  The Fox Run and Hillcrest Pro-Ams are among 19 tournaments this year covering six states on the Dakotas Tour.

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KYNT Sports 6-25-15

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Yankton Post 12 split a doubleheader with Brookings last night in Legion baseball at Riverside Field.  Jordan Kathol allowed just one run and five hits in the opener as Yankton got a 6-1 victory.  Colin Muth and Landon Withrow each drove in two runs.  Brookings took the nightcap 8-2, and Yankton now stands at 19 and 6 on the season.

Vermillion Post 1 beat Dakota Valley 6-4 in Legion baseball Wednesday as Hunter Christopherson had two hits and two runs scored for the winners.  Tabor blanked Platte-Geddes 10-0 as Chase Kortan pitched four shutout innings for the victory.

In the South Dakota amateur baseball poll this week, Wynot and Crofton are tied for third place in the Class B ranking, and the Yankton Tappers are sixth in Class A.  The Renner Monarchs are first in Class A, and Dimock-Emery leads Class B.

In the South Central league tonight, Yankton plays at Wynot in a battle for first place in the league…Crofton goes to Scotland…and Menno hosts Lesterville.

U-S-D senior Cody Snyder of Lake Andes was named the Summit League Men’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year.  Snyder earned first team All-American honors after placing seventh in the nation earlier this month in the discus.  Snyder also set a Summit League meet record in the discus and was all-league in the shot put.

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KYNT Sports 6-24-15

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Yankton golfer Doyle Becker had a rare occurrence Sunday, when he carded a double eagle at Fox Run Golf Course.  Becker used a 300-yard drive and a 9-iron to get a “2” on the par-five seventh hole at Fox Run.  Golf Digest lists the odds of a double eagle at one million to one, and the magazine noted it’s nearly one hundred times harder than getting a hole-in-one.

The Yankton Post 12 Legion baseball squad is now on a nine-game winning streak after sweeping Sioux Falls East by scores of 2-0 and 3-2 last night at Riverside Field.  Mason Townsend and Tanner Watts were the winning pitchers for Yankton and Colin Muth drove in the winning run in the 8th inning of the nightcap for the victory.  Yankton will host Brookings in a doubleheader this evening.

The Yankton Junior Legion baseball team won two close games at Harrisburg on Tuesday by scores of 13-12 and 5-4.  Yankton has a twin bill at Brandon tonight.

Crofton topped Irene 4-2 last night in South Central League amateur baseball as Ben Hegge pitched five innings for the victory.  At the halfway point of the league standings…Crofton, Wynot and Yankton are tied for first with two losses each.

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KYNT Sports 6-23-15

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Mount Marty College has added four players to their men’s basketball program.  Drew Cheskie is a 6’5” forward from Ellsworth, Minnesota who averaged 18 points and 11 rebounds per game as a senior and was voted the Defensive Player of the Year in his conference.  Gennaro Silvestro is a 6’3” wing player who averaged nearly 19 points and 4 rebounds a game at Scottsdale, Arizona and was named the team’s M-V-P.  Tanner Sumption is a 6’7” center from Rapid City Central who had 8 points and 4 rebounds per game for the Cobblers.  Treasure Hollister is a 5’7” point guard who led Guernsey, Wyoming in scoring and was selected to the 1-A All-State squad.

In the South Central amateur baseball league, Freeman edged Irene 6-5, Wynot rolled past Lesterville 12-2 and Tabor outscored Menno 9-7.  Crofton visits Irene this evening as both teams battle for first place in the South Central League.

The Yankton Post 12 Legion baseball squad is on a seven-game winning streak and is 16 and 5 on the season.  Yankton will host region foe Sioux Falls East in a doubleheader this evening at Riverside Field.  The Yankton Junior Legion team plays a twin bill at Harrisburg tonight.

Rosters have been announced for the Nebraska Coaches Association All-Star games next month in Lincoln.  Allison Arens and Quinn Wragge from state champion Crofton will compete in the girls basketball contest, James Kaiser from Hartington Cedar Catholic will play in the boys basketball all-star game, and Crofton’s Maria Wortmann will play in the volleyball all-star match.

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KYNT Sports 6-22-15

Monday, June 22, 2015

Yankton Post 12 edged McCook-Miner 3-2 in nine innings Sunday night at Riverside Field to wrap up the Morrie Wachendorf First Dakota Classic.  Yankton won all four games over the weekend, and now stands at 16-5 for the season with home doubleheaders against SF East and Brookings this Tuesday and Wednesday.

The Crofton Bluejays downed the Yankton Tappers 5-1 in the South Central amateur baseball league on Sunday.  Rand Thygeson tossed a four-hitter with 11 strikeouts for the Bluejays.


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