Hy-Vee/Sanford Legends unveils 2017 celebrities
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Keyshawn Johnson, the #1 overall pick in the 1996 NFL Draft and Super Bowl XXXVII champion, is among the seven celebrities who will visit South Dakota for 2017 Hy-Vee/Sanford Legends. The event runs June 8-20 at venues around Sioux Falls.
The following coaches and athletes will participate in the Legends banquet and their respective free clinics:
- Keyshawn Johnson, retired NFL wide receiver (Football)
- Rebecca Lobo, retired WNBA center (Basketball)
- Jose Canseco, retired MLB outfielder (Baseball)
- Marty McSorley, retired NHL forward/defenseman (Hockey)
- Chad Greenway, retired Minnesota Vikings linebacker (Football)
- Mike Miller, Denver Nuggets guard/forward (Basketball)
- Kris Tschetter, LPGA (Golf)
The Hy-Vee/Sanford Legends program provides learning opportunity for young student-athletes to grow and be inspired in the world of sports by providing different sporting clinics and camps. Each year, celebrity athletes who represent the Legends goals—quality, integrity and character—are brought to Sioux Falls.
The sessions are conducted by professional athletes and the region’s best college and high school coaches who have been recognized as positive role models on and off the field. Parents and coaches also participate in clinics designed to help them further understand their role as mentors while sharpening their coaching skills.
Last year, Hy-Vee/Sanford Legends and Celebrity Football Camp raised a record $185,000 for the Legends Grant Program for area communities. Since 2005, Hy-Vee/Sanford Legends has raised more than $1.6 million.
Legends is continuing its scholarship program in 2017. The Legends for Kids Scholarship is a $5,000 award given to six outstanding graduating seniors who have demonstrated exceptional character and leadership in athletics and school involvement. The scholarship program was created by Hy-Vee, Sanford and First PREMIER to be used for post-secondary education.
Nominations for the Legends for Kids Scholarship will be accepted until April 21. The nomination packet is available at legendsforkids.com.
Online Information and Registration:
- Legends: www.LegendsforKids.com
- Celebrity Football Camp: www.sanfordsports.com/legends
|2017 Hy-Vee/Sanford Legends Schedule|
|June 8||Legends Banquet||5-9:30 p.m.||Sanford Pentagon|
|June 8||Legends Golf Clinic||1-3 p.m.||Minnehaha Golf Range|
|June 9||Legends Golf Tournament||9 a.m.||Willow Run, Prairie Green & Grand Falls Casino Golf Course|
|June 9||Legends Soccer Clinic||9-11 a.m.||Sanford Fieldhouse|
|June 9||Legends Hockey Clinic||10 a.m.-noon||Scheels Iceplex|
|June 9||Legends Football Clinic||1-3 p.m.||Kirkeby-Over Stadium|
|June 9||Legends Baseball/Softball Clinic||3:30-5:30 p.m.||Sanford Fieldhouse|
|June 9||Legends Volleyball Clinic||6-8 p.m.||Sanford Pentagon|
|June 10||Legends Basketball Clinic||9-11 a.m.||Sanford Pentagon|
|June 10||Legends Tennis Clinic||9-11 a.m.||Huether Family Match Pointe|
|June 10||Legends Free Lunch||11 a.m.-noon||Sanford Pentagon|
|June 10||Legends Wrestling Clinic||12:30-2:30 p.m.||Sanford Pentagon|
|June 18-20||Celebrity Football Camp*||Kirkeby-Over Stadium/Sanford Sports Complex|
* registration required
|Donations Since 2005|