Pierre Fans welcome home 2017 State Champs
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Pierre fans officially welcomed home the reigning state American Legion champions on Wednesday evening at Hyde stadium. The festivities began with master of ceremonies Jim Protexter introducing the members and coaches for Post 8.
Former Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill was presented with a baseball signed by the members of the 2017 state champs by coach White. While in office, Gill was instrumental in the Hyde Stadium restoration project.
Pierre Post 8 Baseball Board President Bill Sarringar spoke to the Pierre fans about the accomplishments of the boys during play at the Region, State, and Central Plains Regional tournament.
Pierre Coach Brian White addresses the team and fans.
Also present and honored at the ceremonies were members of the 1968 State American Legion champions.