Jirschele sports banquet is Saturday

Tickets are still available for the 20th annual Doug Jirschele Memorial Sports Awards Banquet to be held Saturday at Clintonville Lanes and Banquet Hall.

The cost is $25 per person. For information or tickets, call 715-823-4748. The dinner will be catered by Mathew"s Supper Club.

The banquet is a charity banquet sponsored by the Clintonville American Legion Post 63 to benefit the Clintonville American Legion baseball team and other youth baseball activities.

Three Doug Jirschele Sports Awards are presented to individuals with Clintonville ties who have achieved success in the world of sports. This year's recipients are Shari Piehl, Mike Westphal and Bill Kinziger Jr.

A Doug Jirshcle Nice Guy Award is given to an individual who has achieved success in the world of sports, but may not have Clintonville area ties. This year's recipient is Mason Crosby, place kicker with the Green Bay Packers.

A Forgotten Person Award is given to an individual who has made contributions to sports in the Clintonville area but has not always received proper recognition deserved. That recipient is announced at the banquet.

This year's guest speaker will be Dick Bennett, former head basketball coach at the University of Wisconsin, UW-Stevens Point, UW-Green Bay and Washington State University.

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By Grace Kirchner
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Tickets remain for Clintonville Legion fundraiser
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<p>The master of ceremonies will be Bill Jartz from WBAY television and a 1976 graduate of Clintonville High School.</p><p>The night will feature a silent and live auction with sports related memorabilia.</p>
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