Spearfish, S.D. –The Black Hills State University athletic department announced today that tryouts for a new public address announcer for home football games will be held on Saturday, August 21 at 12:30 p.m. at Lyle Hare Stadium.

In addition to the public address tryouts, auditions will also be held for national anthem signers at 1 p.m. on that day.  All those interested can contact John Kietzmann at (605) 642-6832 or via e-mail at John.Kietzmann@BHSU.edu.  Arrangement will be made for those interested in trying out and unable to attend.

The Yellow Jackets open the football season at home on September 3 at 6 p.m. against Wisconsin-Stout.  The volleyball home opener is scheduled for Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. against Valley City State.

For more information on Black Hills State Athletics, visit www.BHSUAthletics.com.