Yankton Gazelles

Yankton’s Krajewski Wins Singles Title, Mitchell Rallies to Win Team at State “A” Tennis

Yankton's Krajewski Wins Singles Title, Mitchell Rallies to Win Team at State "A" Tennis

SIOUX FALLS, SD… Yankton’s Josephine won the State “A” first flight singles title in dramatic fashion 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 over Ella Hancock of RC Christian. And her Gazelles led throughout the tournament in the team competition as Maggie Shaefer won the 2nd flight singles over Mitchell’s Atlanta Stahle 4-6, 6-3, 6-3. But Mitchell’s Olivia Huber rallied to win the #3…

Yankton Leads at Girls State “A” Tennis

Yankton Leads at Girls State "A" Tennis

SIOUX FALLS, SD… Day one of the Girls State “A” tennis tournament is in the books and the Yankton Gazelles have the lead heading into Tuesday’s championship matches. The first flight team of Josephine Krajewski and Olivia Tennant won impressively in their quarter-final match over Lennox 6-1, 6-0. And Roncalli’s team of Hallie Haskell and Abby Hanson also advanced with…

Top-Ranked Lincoln Boys and Harrisburg Girls Get Narrow Victories

Top-Ranked Lincoln Boys and Harrisburg Girls Get Narrow Victories

SIOUX FALLS, & HARRISBURG, SD… Both top-ranked teams in class “AA” escaped with narrow victories Thursday night. Jared Jaros led Lincoln to A 58-56 win over Brookings with 27 points. Drew Cole paced the Bobcats with 22 points. Lincoln remains unbeaten in 11 games. In Harrisburg, the 13-1 Tigers edged Yankton 34-29 in a defensive battle. They play #2 O’Gorman…

OG Sweeps Yankton, BV and SFC Girls Also Victorious Tuesday Night

OG Sweeps Yankton, BV and SFC Girls Also Victorious Tuesday Night

SIOUX FALLS & HARRISBURG, SD… Tuesday night featured several big games in high school basketball. On the boys side, 2nd-ranked Yankton took an early lead at O’Gorman as sophomore sensation Matthew Mors led both teams with 28 points. But the Knights rallied to take the lead in the 4th quarter on a Luke Ronsiek bucket and he followed that up…

Soccer Semifinal Recap

Soccer Semifinal Recap

SIOUX FALLS, PIERRE and RAPID CITY, SD… The finalists for Saturday’s soccer titles games were determined Tuesday in games around the state. In the girls semi-finals defending champion Pierre got goals from Taryn Spencer and Abigail Foster and went on to shutout O’Gorman 2-0. They will face RC Stevens after the Raiders scored the games only goal against Yankton in…

Lincoln & Yankton Draw To Kickoff 2018-19 Prep Sports Season

Patriots & Gazelles Finish 0-0 In Season Opener

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The 2018-19 South Dakota high school sports season began on Friday night with the Lincoln Patriot and Yankton Gazelles playing to a 0-0 draw at Howard Wood Field in girl’s prep soccer.  Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: High School Soccer, Lincoln Patriots, Yankton Gazelles

O’Gorman beats Yankton in Girls Tennis

O'Gorman beats Yankton in Girls Tennis

The O’Gorman Knights hope to get their top player back soon. In the 2nd set Tuesday Maddie Nguyen won a battle 6-3, 4-6, 10-7 after Yankton’s Anne Knoff had won the #1 singles match 6-2, 6-1. The Knights went on to win the remaining singles matches and the match overall 7-2. Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags:…

Yankton’s Steffensen Excelling For New Team

Yankton’s Steffensen Excelling For New Team

Payton Steffensen has the demeanor…. “She has tremendous discipline. She knows basically how to get it done and she handles pressure very well.” Yankton Gymnastics Coach Justin Olson says. …And passion to be gymnastics royalty. “I started gymnastics when I was two years old. My mom called me the “Beam Queen” ever since I was little.” Payton says. Seeking her…

Watertown Wins ESD Gymnastics Behind Morris

Arrows, Myah Morris right on target in ESD Gymnastics

The state gymnastics meet is right around the corner and the Watertown Arrows go in with plenty of momentum after winning the ESD meet Thursday night in Yankton. 7th grader Myah Morris won 3 events and was the all-around champion with a score of 38.325. Yankton 9th grader Payton Steffensen was second with a 37.575. Watertown won the team event…