Get your tickets for our 14th annual banquet

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        The South Dakota High School Basketball Hall of Fame strives to research, document and illuminate the careers of the finest players ever to perform in our state. We will welcome 14 new members into the Hall of Fame during a ceremony on Saturday Aug. 24. Tickets are now available to the public for the 14th annual induction banquet which will be held at the Ramkota Hotel in northwest Sioux Falls. The cost is $35 per ticket and $10 for children 10 and younger.

        The Class of 2024 includes Jay Ellwein, Kay (Stormo) Freund, Roger Hammerbeck, Derrick McCauley, Dick Padrnos, JoEllen (Hofer) Salmen, Jill (Young) Sargent, Troy Schaefer, Brian Shanks, Dennis Smith and Tara (Batcheller) Volesky. To be inducted posthumously are Denny Busch, Wayne Fix and Dale Jacobsen. Recognized as a Team of Excellence will be Armour of 1978. The Packers were coached by Burnell Glanzer and went 26-0 in winning the Class B boys championship.

        Tickets include the induction program, a catered meal and a souvenir booklet. Order via the PayPal option on the lower right-hand portion of this website or by sending a check to SDBBHOF, 2210 W. Pentagon Place, Sioux Falls, SD 57107. Tickets purchased in either manner will be reserved and may be claimed at the Will-Call Table at the banquet.

        Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and on display will be inductee memorabilia exhibits. Hall of Fame apparel and mementos will be available for purchase. Raffle tickets will be sold with the winner receiving one Hall of Fame ring with the men’s ring valued at $339 and the women’s ring at $299. The banquet starts with the program at 1 p.m. with the meal to follow. When arriving please use the east parking lot and entrance. Tickets will be available at the door for $40 and $15.

        An informal reception for the inductees will be from 4-6 p.m. on Friday Aug. 23 at the Ramkota. The reception is free and dress is casual. Refreshments will be provided. The public is encouraged to attend. For additional information please contact SDBBHOF executive assistant Mary Pennington at mepcpa@hotmail.com or 970-946-2605.

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