Rollie Stichweh offers pointers for playing in Army-Navy Game altered by history but no points for his old rivals

PHOTO: Rollie Stichweh (16) follows blocks to score a fourth-quarter touchdown in the 1963 Army-Navy Game. America's Game had been postponed a week following President John. F. Kennedy's assassination. By TOM SHANAHAN The Army-Navy Game is a time for the old warriors of America’s Game to make friendly wagers, but Rollie Stichweh says 2020 is different. The Army Hall-of-Famer explained his old Navy rivals want homefield advantage points -- commonly worth three. The COVID-19 pandemic, like everything in…

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Army-Navy Game never disappoints; three old Big Rapids friends at 2018 Philadelphia game

PHOTO: Rex Schuberg, Morgon Bolden, Seth Boldn, (Ret.) Col. Rick Steinke and Tom Shanahan By TOM SHANAHAN The Army-Navy Game never disappoints. That’s what two of us told the other as three old friends from Big Rapids, Mi., gathered from our places in the world for the 119th Army-Navy Game Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. One flew in from Germany, one drove from our Michigan hometown and I flew from Raleigh, N.C.  For me, it was my…

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