By DON McCORMACK - firstname.lastname@example.org
Everyone knows what a rough-and-tumble, sometimes-brutal, game football, even that played at the high school level, can be.
As preseason workouts worked their way to an ebb, I figured I’d throw a question at a bunch of players across our coverage area in an attempt to lighten the mood, so to speak.
So, I threw this pass at them, wondering if they would catch it, and fortunately for all of us, most of them did just that:
If a sandwich was be named at you, what would it be called?
The responses of the guys, which follow, were certainly more than a bit interesting to read!
The Wolverine — because I look like him!
— R.J. Nelson (pictured), Conneaut
— Joe McDonald, Riverside
The Polish Hammer — because I crack kids and that’s what my coach calls me!
— Matt Kozlowski, Geneva
The Connor Special — the one with everything on it!
— Connor Lowe, Perry
The Takacs Smash
— Jason Takacs, Grand Valley
— Kurt Smith, Madison
The Big Man Burger — for linemen only!
— Matthew Fitchet, Edgewood
The Rusty Pines
— Michael Sorine, Perry
The Big “E”
— Eric Stroski, Riverside
— Hunter Rhoades, PV
The Bid Daddy!
— Malik Carlton
The Double-Decker Honeybadger, with a side of Nims
— Glenn Zaller, Grand Valley
Ricky’s Double Pounder
— Rick Simcic, Madison
The Hawaiian Delight
— Sam Distelrath, Conneaut
The Shockingly Good One
— Quintin Ratliff, PV
The GMV — you don’t know what it stands for, but it is amazing!
— Garrett Vaught, Lakeside
The Snake — with a side of G and D.
— Jake Vormelker, Grand Valley
The Muscular Mac-Attack Burger!
— Justin Butler, Jefferson
The Double Whammy
— Sonny Remington, Riverside
— Brandon Pakkala, Geneva
The Big Bru
— Maxx Brubaker, Riverside
— J.T. Willis, PV
The Criispy Love Burger!
— Riis Smith, Edgewood
The Bubbanator — stacked a foot tall, with lots of BACON!
— Brandon “Bubba” Hagerdon, Jefferson
— Bo Ransom, Madison
The Ankle Biter — because after it hits you, you will hit the ground!
— Joey Baitt, Jefferson
— Tyler Loftus, Lakeside
The Herculean Hogie
— Ronnie Varckette, Geneva
— Jonah Ashley, Jefferson
McCormack is the sports editor of the Star Beacon. Reach him at email@example.com.