USS South Dakota Decal to Be Worn for State Championships

The 14 teams in all seven classes have been invited to wear a USS South Dakota helmet decal for the championship games. The decals feature the crest of South Dakota’s namesake vessel, which includes Mount Rushmore, pheasant feathers and coyotes. The crest will also feature 13 stars representing the 13 battles fought by the USS South Dakota battleship during World War II. It was also have a rattlesnake depicting stealth and fast attack readiness and the boat’s motto in Latin which translated says, “Under the sea we rule.”