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Jon Lucivansky makes the call at the goal line in a Big Ten game between the University of Wisconsin and Purdue University.

Lucivansky gets the NFL call

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Jon Lucivansky has been climbing up the ranks of football officiating since 1982. He has now reached the summit.

Lucivansky has been hired by the National Football League to become one of the 120 officials who preside over NFL games each Sunday during the pro football season.


Lucivansky, 46, serves as associate principal at New Richmond High School on weekdays. On weekends, he has been a highly regarded football and basketball official for many years.

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Dave Newman
Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.
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