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U.P. Football All-Star Game first for Crystal Falls athlete-trainer

July 6, 2013
By BURT ANGELI - Sports Writer , The Daily News

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Crystal Falls' Marcus Smithson made history at the U.P. Football All-Star Game.

The former Forest Park football standout played in the 2009 contest and returned this season as a trainer. That's a first for the game.

Marcus is interning under one of the best in Bellin Health Sports Medicine's Jon Jungwirth ...

Green Bay Notre Dame state championship basketball coach Sara (Boyer) Rohde finished second in the women's division at Gladstone's Firecracker Run. The Rapid River grad covered the five-mile course in 31:50 - one minute behind champion Becky Hebert of Tinley Park, Ill ...

Might need a recount for the Peshtigo Times' Coach of the Year award. Niagara's Jimmy Hoogland, who did a great job guiding a senior-dominated bunch to a boys basketball state sectional final, was among the newspaper's honorable mention picks.

Brian Sohrweide, from state baseball champion Oconto, earned coach of the year.

In player tabulations, Goodman-Pembine's Rachel Stankevich wound up 14th while Niagara's Shelby Borchardt (22) and Maryellen Wagener (27) also made the list.

For the boys, Niagara's Jordan Zawada claimed 14th; TJ Liebergen, 24th, and Joey Swanson, 29th ...

Visiting Lambeau Field still gets people excited. While stopping at Lambeau to grab a couple Green Bay Packer pocket schedules for the office, we overheard one lady talking on her cell phone: "I just took a tour of the field. Oh my god!"

By the way, want to use Wisconsin's Camp Randall Stadium to take pictures? That'll cost you $250 per half hour. It's $500 for an hour at Michigan ...

From Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Brandon McCarthy, on the 29 arrests of NFL players since the Super Bowl: "We're getting pretty close to the NFL's 'good guy' award going to whoever only had a misdemeanor in the last year." ...

Gus Macker three-on-three basketball tournament, once a popular Iron Mountain fund-raiser, returns to Sault Ste. Marie this month after a 19-year absence. They're hoping for 200 teams for the July 20-21 tourney ...

Need more Scuttle? Please check my blog at ironmountaindailynews.com, and there's also Facebook and Twitter ...

 
 

 

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