Are you ready for some football?

Are you ready for some football?
It's an exciting weekend at the DakotaDome as the South Dakota High School Football Championships kick off in Vermillion.

All six high school championship games will be played at the DakotaDome on the campus of The University of South Dakota on Nov. 9-11 and all will be televised on SDPB Television. The football broadcasts will offer special features such as six camera angles, instant replay, slow motion replay and real-time statistics for individuals and teams. Stats, photos and more will be offered on SDPB.org, as well.

Announcers Tom Nieman, Craig Mattick, Mike Henriksen and Steve Thum will provide information and color commentary.


Thursday, Nov. 9

10:30 a.m. – Class 9A pregame show and championship – Scotland vs. Gettysburg.

2 p.m. – Class 9AA pregame show and championship – Parker vs. Elkton.

7 p.m. – Class 9B pregame show and championship – Colome vs. Iroquois.

Friday, Nov. 10

3:30 p.m. – Class 11B pregame show and championship – Aberdeen Roncalli vs. St. Thomas More, Rapid City.

7 p.m. – Class 11A pregame show and championship – Canton vs. Dell Rapids.

Saturday, Nov. 11

7 p.m. – 11AA pregame show and championship – Sioux Falls Roosevelt vs. Sioux Falls O'Gorman.

South Dakota Public Broadcasting has partnered with the South Dakota High School Activities Association to present high school championships.

Later in November, SDPB Television will present the volleyball championships on Saturday, Nov. 18. SDPB Television will present an encore of the All-State Chorus & Orchestra at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 23.

Individual games or the performance are available on VHS or DVD for $19.95 each plus $5 shipping and handling ($5 fee waived for Friends of SDPB). Call 1-800-333-0789 to order.

Major sponsors of high school activities on SDPB Television include: Dacotah Bank, Midcontinent Communications, Sioux Valley and WellMark Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Dakota.

Other sponsors include Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce, CorTrust Bank, Farmers Union Insurance, the South Dakota Association of Insurance Agents and the South Dakota Beef Industry Council, Subway and Touchstone Energy.

Internet coverage is sponsored by Dacotah Bank, Farmers Union Insurance, Midcontinent Communications and Sioux Valley.

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