|South Dakota Hockey Hall of Fame Inaugural Class Announced
Watertown, SD – The South Dakota Amateur Hockey Hall of Fame has announced the induction of 15 individuals from seven local hockey associations as the members of its inaugural Hall of Fame class.
The South Dakota Hockey Hall of Fame was founded in 2022 to establish a memorial to those who have developed the sport of ice hockey in South Dakota. The first inductees will be presented during an induction banquet at 7:00pm on Friday, April 14, 2023 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center.
“We’re excited to unveil the first class of the South Dakota Hockey Hall of Fame,” said Jeff Scheel, Chairman of the selection committee. “Our sport is growing rapidly and celebrating these individuals shows where hockey has been and where it’s headed in South Dakota.”
The inaugural class of 2023 includes:
Tom Hitchcock, Huron
Tom Honkomp, Brookings
Greg and Nancy Odde, Aberdeen
Dave Tronnes, Mitchell
Maxine Tronnes, Mitchell
Jack Vosler, Huron
Landon Badger, Pierre
Glenn Cacaro, Sioux Falls
Matt Farris, Pierre
Justin Kirchhevel, Brookings
Austin Wagner, Pierre
Randy Honkomp, Brookings
Dick Novak, Rapid City
Mike Reger, Brookings
Single tickets for the induction ceremony and banquet are $50, reserved tables of eight are $400, and sponsor tables are $700. For additional details on the new Hall of Fame members or to purchase banquet tickets, visit www.sdaha.org.
The South Dakota Amateur Hockey Association is an affiliate of USA Hockey and includes eleven local hockey associations and is the governing body for youth hockey in South Dakota.