Braden Gellenthien, Kris Schaff and James Lutz were competing in Yankton this summer as a part of the National Championships, and all three made the return trip to the world’s largest archery center for the 2021 Hyundai World Archery Championships.
Yankton was looking to get back on track on homecoming, while the four-time defending state champion Pierre Governors were looking to play spoilers Friday at Crane Youngworth Field.
GAYVILLE — Avon scored twice in the fourth quarter, rallying from a 10-point deficit to claim a 36-32 victory over Gayville-Volin in a battle of ranked Class 9B football teams on Friday afternoon.
VERMILLION — The University of South Dakota volleyball team picked up a 19-25, 25-12, 25-22, 25-18 victory over in-state rival South Dakota State Friday night in the Sanford Coyote Sports Center in Vermillion.
MINNEAPOLIS—South Dakota fourth-year junior Merga Gemeda cruised to a 37th-place finish at the 35th Roy Griak Invitational on Friday morning at Les Bolstad Golf Course.
NORTH SIOUX CITY — Top-ranked Sioux Falls Christian rallied past second-ranked Dakota Valley 22-25, 25-19, 25-15, 25-20 in Dakota XII Conference Volleyball action on Thursday.
It’s not very often a team would look forward to facing a four-time defending state champion, but head coach Brady Muth and the Bucks are hoping to take down the Pierre Governors at Friday night’s homecoming game at Crane Youngworth Field.
CROFTON, Neb. — Hartington’s Carson Noecker and Crofton’s Jordyn Arens earned individual honors at the Crofton Invitational cross country meet, held Thursday at Lakeview Golf Course near Crofton, Nebraska.
HARRISBURG —The Yankton Gazelles finished the regular season with a 20-5 dual record after a split of a girls’ tennis triangular on Thursday in Harrisburg.
Vermillion’s Taeli Barta and Norfolk’s Isaac Ochoa earned medalist honors in the varsity races of the Yankton Invitational cross country meet, held Thursday at Yankton’s Fox Run Golf Course.
ALCESTER -- Over 1,100 yards of offense, a total score of 124 points and multiple state records highlighted Alcester-Hudson’s homecoming football game against Centerville.
Having to play a ranked opponent is not unfamiliar to the Mount Marty volleyball program, especially in Great Plain Athletic Conference play, and Wednesday’s contest saw a similar result.
IRENE — The Irene-Wakonda boys and Hanson girls claimed team honors in the Cornbelt Conference Cross Country Meet, held Wednesday at Glenridge Golf Course near Irene.
PIERRE — The Yankton Bucks put themselves in position for a shot at a share of the Eastern South Dakota Conference boys’ soccer title with a 5-0 shutout of Pierre on Tuesday.
PIERRE — The Yankton Gazelles earned their second draw of the season, playing Pierre to a scoreless tie in Eastern South Dakota Conference girls’ soccer action on Tuesday.
SIOUX FALLS — South Dakota fourth-year junior Merga Gemeda and third-year sophomore Ella Byers have been named the TicketSmarter Summit League Cross Country Runners of the Week for the period ended Sept. 19.
WATERTOWN — The Yankton Bucks shot a 339 to finish sixth in the 13-team Watertown Invitational boys’ golf tournament, Tuesday at Cattail Crossing Golf Course.
SIOUX FALLS — Continuing with Augustana University’s strategic plan — Viking Bold: The Journey to 2030 — of providing students opportunities and to help fuel enrollment growth, Augustana Athletics is proud to announce the addition of women’s lacrosse beginning in the 2023-24 academic year.
FREEMAN — Erin Uecker filled the stat sheet, finishing with 17 kills, five blocks and 19 digs as Freeman downed Canton 23-25, 25-22, 25-9, 25-14 in prep volleyball action on Monday.
Top-ranked Harrisburg needed a late rally in the nightcap to secure a doubleheader sweep of Yankton in girls’ club high school softball action on Monday at Yankton’s Sertoma Park.
The Yankton Gazelles finished the home portion of their schedule with a pair of 9-0 sweeps against Madison and Brandon Valley in girls’ tennis action on Monday.
BROOKINGS — Lucas Kampshoff passed for two touchdowns, Austin Gobel scored two touchdowns and the Yankton defense held Brookings scoreless after the opening quarter of a 19-8 victory over the Bobcats Monday in Brookings.
ALCESTER — The Vermillion girls and Beresford boys claimed top honors at the Alcester-Hudson Invitational, held Monday at the Alcester Golf Course.
ST. LOUIS—South Dakota fifth-year junior Alex Jensen has been named the Missouri Valley Football Conference Offensive Lineman of the Week for his performance in Saturday’s win at Cal Poly. It is the second such honor for Jensen, who hails from Plymouth, Minnesota.
A week that saw five of the top six teams in Class B each suffer a setback propelled unbeaten Bridgewater-Emery to the top of the Class B volleyball poll, as selected by South Dakota media members.
WATERTOWN — The Yankton Gazelles fell out of the top five, but continued to receive votes in the latest South Dakota Softball Coaches Class A Poll, announced Monday.
SIOUX FALLS — South Dakota fifth-year senior Alexis Mitchell has been named the TicketSmarter Summit League Offensive Player of the Week honors announced by the league office Monday.
SEWARD, Neb. — Two second half goals coming within a minute of each other lifted the Concordia men’s soccer team to a 2-0 victory over Mount Marty Saturday in Seward, Nebraska.
LINCOLN, Neb. — The University of South Dakota cross country teams competed at the Woody Greeno/Jay Dirksen Invitational in Lincoln, Nebraska Saturday, with junior Merga Gemeda placing third in the men’s competition.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – South Dakota dominated both sides of the football in securing a 48-14 road victory over Cal Poly on Saturday evening inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
VERMILLION – The University of South Dakota’s soccer program hosted a Power 5 Conference opponent Sunday as the Big12’s Iowa State made the trip to take on the Coyotes.
TYNDALL — Platte-Geddes volleyball fell to Parkston in their final match of pool play Saturday at the Cavalier Clash in Tyndall and had to turn around and face the defending Class ‘B’ champions in Northwestern in the opening round of the bracket.
WICHITA, Kan. – Wichita State outlasted South Dakota in a five-set marathon to begin the Shocker Volleyball Classic on Friday evening inside Charles Koch Arena.