|Produced by the Almaden Valley Rotary Club||Last Update: 08/06/06|
This year's game was another BIG success. The North beat the South, 7-3 after losing the previous four years. Read the San Jose Mercury News article and the SF Chronicle article about the game. Check out the Media page for other articles of the game.
The Almaden Valley Rotary Club was proud to present the Annual Charlie Wedemeyer High School All-Star Football Game, the Silicon Valley Youth Classic. This year was our 32nd year of honoring graduating senior high school football players. The game was played at 7:30 pm Wednesday, July 19th, 2006 at San Jose City College.
Stephanie Dreyer was named to the media relations post for the All-Star Football Game. Click on the Press Release for the announcement. And check out the Media releases, there are several radio spots on the 18th and 19th of May.
Congratulations to the Head Football COACHES, Jason Tenner of Leland High School for the South; and Carlos Boles of Prospect High School for the North. The two coaches have selected the players for their respective team. The Player Rosters are now available.
Check out the Rosters of past years. The more recent rosters have a link to each player's biographical information.
The Banquet for the players and coaches was held on Monday, May 15, 2006. The featured speaker was Thomas Bowen, the new Director of Athletics at San Jose State University. Lucy and Charlie Wedemeyer also spoke to the players. The photos taken by the game photographer, Jerry Costanzo, at the banquet are used for the game program and ARE NOW available on each of the the player's webpage. There also are candid pictures on the banquet page.
We have a very preliminary list of ALUMNI. Click HERE to view this list. Two tickets are available to every one of the past participants of the All Star games but you must get in touch with us first to receive the tickets. Free tickets will not be available at the game.Contact Angie: firstname.lastname@example.org
We had a great turnout of the San Francisco Gold Rush and high school cheerleaders this year. We are continually looking for commitments from high school cheerleading groups in the game. Check out the cheerleader information.
Thanks to all the SPONSORS of the past. We will always be looking for a few large sponsors in the future. We have been blessed with many smaller sponsors that have made this game possible and allowed us to donate to many charities over the past years.
One of the primary charities is ALS. Charlie Wedemeyer has been an inspirational representative and has been a part of the Santa Clara County All-Star Football since ..... Read all about his story.
This past year's game was another BIG success. The South beat the North again, 18 - 16. Read the Mercury News article and the SF Chronicle article about the game. Check out the Media page for other articles of the game.