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Spearfish, S.D. – Black Hills State Head Men’s Basketball Coach Bradd Schafer announced plans today to hold the annual banquet on Saturday, April 17 at the Spearfish Canyon Country Club.  A social will be held at 5 p.m. with a dinner and program beginning at 5:30 p.m.

“The banquet will be a chance for us to reflect on this past season and celebrate our success,” said Schafer.  “A number of guys had outstanding seasons and this will be a chance for the coaches, the fans, and alumni to thank them for how they represented Black Hills State this year.”

The Yellow Jackets finished the 2009-2010 season 21-10 overall and 10-4 in the Dakota Athletic Conference.  Black Hills State qualified for its second consecutive trip to the NAIA National Tournament.  The Yellow Jackets lost in the opening round to eventual National Champion University of St. Francis.

Tickets for the banquet are $20 for adults and $10 for kids 12 and under.  Individuals wishing to attend the banquet should R.S.V.P. by phone 605-642-6882 or via e-mail at Margaret.Kleinsasser@BHSU.edu.

For more information on Black Hills State Athletics, visit www.BHSU.edu/Athletics.