Those were the days

To the Journal editor:

What a shame the annual All-Star Football Game was canceled because of the COVID-19. No fault of the committee. They are doing the right thing.

My feelings go out to all those players who have been selected to play in this great game. What a shame. I had the opportunity to play in the All-Star game back in 1951. The game was played in Negaunee.

I remember the place was packed. It was a great week with players from all over the Upper Peninsula. Buck Nystrom was on our North Team as was Bob Redmen and a lot of other guys.

We lost, 7-6, in what must of been a real defensive contest. It was fun and a great experience.

Let’s hope the game resumes next year.

Go Mustangs!


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