Showcase of volleyball matches coming to Sanford Pentagon

Aug. 4, 2022

Paul Heinert
Sanford Health Media Relations
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SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sanford Pentagon will host multiple volleyball matches from various divisions of play during the week of September 2, showcasing the sport and local athletes.

The action starts with the five-team Augustana Volleyball Classic on Sept. 2-3. South Dakota State takes on Chicago State on Sept. 6. The next event features two Sioux Falls high schools as Lincoln faces off against Jefferson on Sept. 8. The final event of the week is another Division I matchup, this time featuring South Dakota and Northern Colorado.

In addition, two-time Olympic medalist Courtney Thompson will be in attendance during the South Dakota State match on Sept. 6. She will also attend practices with the Sanford POWER Volleyball Academy during the week.

Each match will feature a past or present member of the Sanford POWER Volleyball Academy.

“Volleyball’s popularity and the quality of play in our region has never been higher, and there will be an incredible showcase of talent on display at the Pentagon during this week,” said Mark McCloskey, director of the Sanford POWER Volleyball Academy. “This is a great opportunity to shine a spotlight on the sport and these athletes who perform at an incredibly high level.”


September 2-3: Augusta Volleyball Classic
Friday, Sept. 2
9 am – South Dakota Mines vs. Truman State
11:15 am – Northern State vs. MSU Moorhead
1:30 pm – Augustana vs. South Dakota Mines
3:45 pm – Northern State vs. Truman State
6 pm – Augustana vs. MSU Moorhead

Saturday, Sept. 3
9 am – Truman State vs. MSU Moorhead
11:15 am – South Dakota Mines vs. Northern State
1:30 pm – Augustana vs. Truman State
3:45 pm – South Dakota Mines vs. MSU Moorhead
6 pm – Augustana vs. Northern State

Adult: $20
Youth (Ages 3-18): $10
College Student (W/ ID): $10
Two-And-Under: Free

Weekend Pass
Adult: $35
Youth (Ages 3-18): $15
College Student (W/ ID): $15
Two-And-Under: Free

Group Rates
Minimum of 10 tickets, single-day only
Adult: $17
Youth: $8

For more information on group rates or suites, contact Lyn Metzger at

September 6: South Dakota State vs. Chicago State – 7 p.m

Adult: $8
Student: $6
For more information on group rates, contact Zach Hagen at

September 8: Sioux Falls Lincoln vs. Sioux Falls Jefferson

  • 4:30 pm – JV (Heritage Court); 9A match (Court 9)
  • 5:15 pm – Sophomore (Heritage Court); 9B match (Court 9)
  • 7 pm – Varsity (Heritage Court)

Adult: $5
Student: $3
Senior Citizen: $1
Sioux Falls School District passes will be honored. Tickets only available at the door on the day of the match.

September 10: South Dakota vs. Northern Colorado – 6 p.m

Adult: $13
Youth: $8
For more information on group rates, contact Jarren Duffy at

About the Sanford Pentagon
The cornerstone of the Sanford Sports Complex in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is the Sanford Pentagon, a 160,000-square-foot, five-sided facility featuring nine basketball courts, including the 1950s/1960s-inspired Heritage Court. The venue combines state-of-the-art amenities—including high-definition video boards and executive suites—with period-specific finishes that are a nod to the nostalgic days of basketball.

The 3,200-seat Pentagon is home to Sanford POWER Basketball Academy, Sanford POWER Volleyball Academy, the NBA G League’s Sioux Falls Skyforce, Augustana men’s and women’s basketball, the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Women’s and Men’s Basketball tournaments and the South Dakota High School Basketball Hall of Fame. For more information, visit


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