Winner Football Team Featured in Emmy Nominated Production


South Dakota Public Broadcasting has received four nominations for the 2017 Upper Midwest Regional Emmy Awards from the National Academy of Arts and Sciences.

One of the productions nominated “Tales of the Gridiron” featured the Winner Warrior football team.

South Dakota Public Television talked to coaches, players and parents about the football tradition in Winner. The public television crew spent time in Winner filming a football game.

The stories behind rural South Dakota communities supporting their local football teams was the theme of the production by SDPB.

The producer was Brad Van Osdel with Andrew Bork the producer/videographer.

Winners will be announced at the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences upper Midwest Emmy gala Oct. 7 in Bloomington, Minn.

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