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"100 Yards, 100 Years: A Century of High School Football in South Dakota looks at the history of the sport. This retrospective begins in 19th century South Dakota, when football was considered a very violent sport. A new era kicked off in the 1890s when the game was introduced as a high school activity. The one-hour program takes a look back at the coaches, the kids, and the characters that made South Dakota high school football what it is today"--Container.
Interviewees: Dave Kemp, historical consultant; Ken Kessinger, sports historian; John Egan, sports reporter (retired); Bob Burns, O'Gorman coach; Jerry Miller, Montrose head coach; Jim Luce, former WHS football player; Dick Wold, former WHS football player; John Simko, former WHS football player; Don Renner, former WHS football player; Steve Keuter, head coach-Sioux Falls O'Gorman; Burdell Coplan, head coach-Canton, (1955-1989); Max Hawk, head coach, (Scotland), (1956-1964), Yankton (1965-1994); Roger Toland, sports writer, Rapid City Journal; Dave Munson, Mayor Sioux Falls; Jim Uttecht, former West Central head coach.
"Trip to the Dome" football playoffs started in 1981 in Vermillion, South Dakota with the 11 and 9 man teams"--Program.
"Once considered a rowdy sport, football has gained respect and fans throughout the state"--Container.
Executive producer, James P. Sprecher ; producer, Rina Bellew ; associate producer, Chad Andersen ; production manager, Bradley Van Osdel ; editor, Kyle Mork ; historical consultant, Dave Kemp ; director of television, Bob Bosse ; videographers, Bryon Middleton, Saturnino John.
Narrator: Mike Henriksen ; additional narrator, Kevin Patten.