All-Star Football Game set for this weekend in Vermillion

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Brent Nathaniel
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VERMILLION, S.D. ( — The 2021 South Dakota High School All-Star Football is set for Saturday, June 12th at the Dakotadome in Vermillion.

The event was cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The week is jam-packed says President and CEO of the Vermillion Area Chamber & Development Company Nate Welch:

Saturday is game day:

This is the 6th year of the event being held in Vermillion after being moved from its longtime home in Aberdeen.  Welch says they have been honored to host the game:

Kickoff Saturday is 1 p.m. at the Dakotadome.  For more ticket information visit or call the VCDC at (605) 624-5571.

Local athletes competing include:

Red Team
Kashas VanderWal – Sioux Valley

Blue Team
Hayden Reints – Langford
Wyatt Bray – Britton-Hecla
Derick Siemonsma – Huron
Hunter Lemer – Aberdeen Central
Payton Gassman – Florence/Henry
Carter Owen – Florence/Henry
Martin Raasch – Great Plains Lutheran
Colby Rumpza – Dakota Hills

Full roster HERE