Rodriguez here to honor five local senior football players
Football players Michael Ackerman (Clay), Seth Hoffman (Eastwood), Michael Mallernee (Oak Harbor), Jacob Schreuder (Genoa), and Scott Traver (Genoa) are to be honored at the National Foundation Toledo Wistert Chapter scholar-athlete awards dinner Mar. 8.
University of Michigan football coach Rich Rodriguez will be the featured speaker. The dinner begins at 6 p.m. at The Pinnacle in Maumee.
In total, 30 football players “who have performed with great prowess on the gridiron this season” will be honored. The awardees also have to be proficient in the classroom and contribute to their communities.
Others being honored are Spencer Bryant, Nico Caponi, Kyle Finn (Perkins), Chase Clark, Nathan Shaffer (Hilltop), Eric Cogan (Summerfield), Mason Cole (Bedford), Zach Crawford, Eric Schaible (Findlay), Patrick Dyer (St. Francis), Jacob Goatley (Maumee), James Hall (Southview), David Hector (Cory Rawson), Brandon Hummer (Napoleon), Daniel Jones (Carleton Airport), Brian Laubenthal (Ottawa-Glandorf), Lucas Logan (Sand Creek), John “J.C.” Miller (Toledo Christian), Joe Missler (Whitmer), Jason Morter (Mohawk), Alex Nofziger (Defiance), Brett Pasche (Liberty-Benton), Trey Westrick (Archbold), Philip Wingate (Whiteford), and Nathan Yoder (Fairview).
Tickets are $45. For an additional $30 you can attend a reception with Coach Rodriguez before dinner. Call Rachel at Team Sports at 419-865-TEAM (8326).