South Dakota adds 6-Man Football

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Starting with the 2019 season, South Dakota will have Six-Man football. The South Dakota High School Activities Association approved the new classification by a vote of 6-1 last week. It will replace the 9-Man B classification.

Schools with a male-only average daily membership of 40 and lower will be part of the new six-man classification.

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