IRON COUNTY—Forest Park’s Derek Aberly and West Iron’s Cody Desjardins will be representing Iron County this month in the U.P. Football All-Star Game, which will be played at the Superior Dome here on Saturday, June 29.
Both will be playing on the West team.
The doors open at 2 p.m. Eastern Time, and kickoff is at 3.
Many activities are planned during the week for both players and coaches. On Tuesday, June 25, team and individual pictures will be taken, along with media day.
The Players Skills Challenge is on Wednesday, June 16. The players will compete with each other in speed, strength, receiver, a quarterback challenge and kicking and punting challenges.
On Thursday, June 27, the players and coaches will be visiting Bay Cliff Health Camp, a summer camp for children.
The All-Star Banquet is Friday, June 28, and the guest speaker is Jeff Olson, Ishpeming head coach.
On Saturday morning, June 29, there will be three youth football games prior to the All-Star Game, at 8:30 a.m., 10:15 and noon Eastern Time. Admission is free to all who want to attend.
The All-Star Game kicks off at 3 p.m. Eastern Time. Proceeds will go to Beacon House, the U.P. Sports Hall of Fame and two individual U.P. high schools to be determined.