Big Rapids teammates and a West Point weekend

PHOTO: Somebody doesn't belong in the this group. L-R: Me; Rollie Stichweh, Army Hall of Fame QB, rival of Navy's Roger Staubach in epic 1963 and 1964 Army-Navy Games, served in Vietnam; Robert Jones, a Stichweh classmate and teammate, Vietnam War POW for five years at Hanoi Hilton torture chamber same years as John McCain; and (Ret.) Col. Rick Steinke, West Point grad and Big Rapids High QB. Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report By TOM SHANAHAN  WEST POINT…

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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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