Tanagers will play in Down Under Bowl Two members of the State Champion Tanager football team have been nominated to join the South Dakota All-Star team for the Down Under Bowl 2000.
Seniors Wes Christensen and Cory Novak will join Senior All-Stars from across South Dakota to travel to Australia in June to participate in the Down Under Bowl. They will be competing with teams from 44 states and Australia.
Team members will gather in Rapid City in June for three days of practice prior to departing for a 13-day trip to Australia. The South Dakota team will play two football games for their enthusiastic hosts. Time is allotted for some educational tours and sightseeing for the athletes.
This is a unique opportunity for these student-athletes to represent their school and state as Ambassadors for America as they exemplify the great sporting traditions we love. Sponsors are being sought to help defray travel expenses.