Vermillion to host ‘soccer extravaganza’

Vermillion to host 'soccer extravaganza' The Vermillion Tanagers are gearing up to host a "soccer extravaganza" this weekend when 16 games will be staged at four different venues.

Both varsity and junior varsity boys' and girl's teams from Vermillion, Aberdeen, Pierre, and Yankton will compete on Saturday, Sept. 1, as will the boys' junior varsity and varsity teams from Sioux Falls Christian.

"This is possibly the biggest day for soccer ever in Vermillion, and I hope that local soccer fans and enthusiasts take advantage of this opportunity to see visiting high school teams and local athletes in action," said Jeff Pederson, Tanager girls' varsity coach. "This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase our program to other high school teams. Our team has always prided itself on our image and as host of this event, we are doing many extra things to make the event enjoyable for all of the participants."

The schedule is:

9 a.m. junior varsity games

Sioux Falls Christian boys vs. Aberdeen boys, Fine Arts 1; Yankton boys vs. Pierre boys, Fine Arts 2; Vermillion girls vs. Aberdeen girls, Cotton Park; Yankton girls vs. Pierre girls, USD field.

11 a.m. varsity games

Sioux Falls Christian boys vs. Aberdeen boys, Fine Arts 1; Yankton boys vs. Pierre boys, Fine Arts 2; Vermillion girls vs. Aberdeen girls, Cotton Park; Yankton girls vs. Pierre girls, Barstow Park.

1 p.m. junior varsity games

Sioux Falls Christian boys vs. Pierre boys, Fine Arts 1; Yankton boys vs. Aberdeen boys, Fine Arts 2; Vermillion girls vs. Pierre girls, Cotton Park; Yankton girls vs. Aberdeen girls, Barstow Park.

3 p.m. varsity games

Sioux Falls Christian boys vs. Pierre boys, Fine Arts 2; Yankton boys vs. Aberdeen boys, USD field; Vermillion girls vs. Pierre girls, Cotton Park; Yankton girls vs. Aberdeen girls, Fine Arts 1.

The Fine Arts fields are located just north of the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts. The USD field is located just north of the DakotaDome.

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