Expected Storm Changes Area Schedules

A winter storm expected to hit the region on Friday and Saturday has caused several changes to area athletic schedules.

Due to the snowstorm expected to hit the region on Friday and Saturday, several area sporting events have been adjusted.

— The Sioux Falls Roosevelt at Yankton girls’ basketball games, scheduled for Friday, were postponed to Feb. 14 in Yankton. JV game will be played at 4 p.m., followed by the ‘C’ game at 5:30 p.m. and the varsity game at 7 p.m.

— The wrestling triangular featuring Yankton and Aberdeen Central at Brandon Valley, scheduled for Friday, was postponed to Friday, Feb. 7. The event will now be held in Yankton, beginning at 5 p.m. that night.

The triangular will begin with Yankton against Aberdeen Central, followed by Aberdeen Central and Brandon Valley, then Brandon Valley and Yankton.

— YHS also announced that its boys’ and girls’ basketball games against Aberdeen Central, scheduled for Saturday, were postponed. The boys’ games were scheduled for Aberdeen, with the girls’ games scheduled for Yankton.

The boys’ games will be played on Tuesday, Feb. 4. The JV game will begin at 4 p.m., with the freshmen ‘A’ game also at 4 p.m. and the varsity game at 5:30 p.m. There will be no sophomore of freshmen ‘B’ games.

The makeup date for the girls’ games has not been determined.

— The Mount Marty College at Hastings College basketball doubleheader, scheduled for Saturday, will be played on Sunday in Hastings, Nebraska. The women’s game will be played at 2 p.m., with the men’s game to begin at 4 p.m.

— The University of South Dakota track and field team, which was scheduled to attend the Bison Team Cup meet in Fargo, North Dakota, will compete in a quadrangular in Brookings on Saturday. Augustana and the University of Sioux Falls will also compete in the event, which will begin at 1 p.m. at the Sanford Jackrabbit Athletic Complex.

— The Vermillion at Lennox basketball doubleheader, scheduled for Friday, will be played today (Thursday).

— The Homer at Hartington-Newcastle basketball doubleheader, scheduled for Friday, will be played today.

— The Tri-Valley at Beresford basketball doubleheader, scheduled for Friday, will be played today.

— The Canistota at Centerville girls’ basketball game, scheduled for Saturday, will be played on Thursday, Feb. 20. Start time for the JV game is set for 6:15 p.m., with varsity to follow.

— The Hanson Girls’ Basketball Classic, scheduled for Saturday in Mitchell, has been postponed.

Six of the games, including Parkston against Hamlin, will be played on Monday, Jan. 20. The Parkston-Hamlin matchup will begin at 1:30 p.m.

Other Monday games include Corsica-Stickney against White River at noon, Faulkton against Ethan at 3 p.m., McCook Central-Montrose against St. Thomas More at 4:30 p.m., Winner against Lennox at 6 p.m., and Sioux Valley against Sioux Falls Christian at 7:30 p.m.

The matchup between Hanson and Waubay-Summit will be played on Saturday, Feb. 1, at noon.

The makeup date for the matchup between Langford and Bridgewater-Emery has not been announced.

To report a schedule change, coaches and/or athletic directors are encouraged to contact the Press & Dakotan at sports@yankton.net, by fax at 1-605-665-0288 or by phone at 1-605-665-7811, ext. 106.

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