Football

  • Packers announce plans to celebrate 100 seasons

    - Jul 5, 2018
    SPECIAL TO PACKERLAND PRIDE BY KEVIN BONESKE The Green Bay Packers kicked off their plans to celebrate the football team’s 100th season with a news conference April 9 in the Lambeau Field Atrium. Green Bay Packers...
  • Ahman Green for the Hall of Fame?

    - Jul 5, 2018
    BY WALTER RHEIN SPECIAL TO PACKERLAND PRIDE When Packer players are discussed as a dark-horse hall of fame candidates, there are a handful of names that are frequently mentioned. LeRoy Butler is pretty high on the...
  • Lesperance honored by Packers

    - May 1, 2018
    BY RICH PALZEWIC EDITOR From small-town basketball player, to Navy captain, Tony Lesperance has pretty much seen it all. The recently-retired Upper Peninsula of Michigan resident was honored by the Packers for his 26-plus years of...
  • Book Review: That First Season – By John Eisenberg

    - May 1, 2018
    BY RICH PALZEWIC EDITOR I first met Baltimore author John Eisenberg eight years ago at the Barnes & Noble bookstore in Green Bay. Eisenberg was on tour for his recently released book about Vince Lombardi’s first...
  • The story of Tom Hearden

    - Mar 9, 2018
    Janson Mancheski – author of, “Shoot for the Stars: The Tom Hearden Story.”  BY RICH PALZEWIC EDITOR Tom Hearden  Tom Hearden is a name that most Green Bay fans haven’t heard. That’s because he was never...
  • Packers’ writer Hodkiewicz livin’ the dream

    - Mar 9, 2018
    Photo courtesy of the Green Bay Packers BY RICH PALZEWIC EDITOR Packers.com writer Wes Hodkiewicz had a fairly “normal” beginning when it comes to writing, but the 2006 Bay Port grad quickly moved up the ranks...
  • Verlanic meets game-day flyover crew

    - Feb 26, 2018
    Ellen Verlanic photo  BY RICH PALZEWIC EDITOR Daniel “Karch” Verlanic is a senior at Bay Port High School in Suamico, Wisconsin, a northern village in the Green Bay area. Named after all-time great volleyball player Karch...
  • Fisher’s roots run deep

    - Dec 29, 2017
    BY RICH PALZEWIC EDITOR Green Bay native Bob Fisher’s Packers’ roots go all the way back to the 1928 season, just nine years after the team became a reality in 1919. It was during that ’28...
  • The Elusive Autograph

    - Dec 27, 2017
    BY RICH PALZEWIC EDITOR Ray Radish is no longer with us but one of his greatest moments in life came just a few short years before he passed on. Radish was a Wisconsin native living near...
  • Packers picks load up all-time team

    - Sep 13, 2017
    By Bob Berghaus SPECIAL TO PACKERLAND TITLETOWN USA Sports Illustrated published a project last month that was very cool, long overdue and provided debates around watercoolers from Green Bay to Seattle. Peter King, the founder and...