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New Richmond High School Athletic Hall of Fame celebration this weekend

The 2013 New Richmond High School Athletic Hall of Fame celebration will be held this weekend.

The celebration begins on Friday. The Hall of Fame class will be introduced during New Richmond’s Homecoming football game at the New Richmond football stadium on Friday night. Following the football game, a reception will be held for the Hall of Fame inductees at Champs in downtown New Richmond.

The Hall of Fame induction luncheon and ceremony will be held on Saturday.

This year’s inductees are Jack Bartlett, Gerald “Butch” Boettcher, Fred Brekke, John Elkin, Jim Jarchow, Dave Marson, Dan Olien, Sten Pierce, Wayne Siebold, Ted Stephens and Wayne Thomas.

The luncheon and program will be held at the New Richmond High School commons, with the luncheon starting at 11:30 a.m. the program will start at 12:15 p.m.

New Richmond Athletic Director Casey Eckardt will be master of ceremonies for the program. NRHS senior Sydney Kannel will be the student speaker. Tom Tjader will speak for the Class of 2012 Hall of Fame inductees.

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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