Activities Association Board Combines Wrestling and Basketball Tournaments

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PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota High School Activities Association Board of Directors met Wednesday in Pierre and did not make any site adjustments for any of the State Tournament and State Meet Sites for the next 3 school years.  The Board did appove combining the State Class A and B Wrestling tournaments and comining the Class AA Girls and Boys Basketball tournaments in one site in 2016 and 17.  The State Wrestling tournaments will be held in Rapid City in 2016 and Sioux Falls in 2017.  The State AA Girls and Boys Basketball tournaments will be in Sioux Falls in 2016 and Rapid City in 2017.  Ticket prices will also increase for sub state events but prices for tickets for state finals will see only a slight increase.  Darren Paulsen, Athletic Director at Rapid City Central was voted chairman of the Activites Association board for the next year and Rick Weber of Flandreau will be the vice chairman.

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