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This year's game was another BIG success. The game ended in the third tie of its history. The final score was 28-28 and turned out to be a very exciting game. Read the San Jose Mercury News article about the game.
The Official Photos of the game by our game photographer are available. The first 100 of the nearly 400 photos by Jerry Costanzo of The Open Shutter are available 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 35th year of honoring graduating senior high school football players. The game was played at 7:30 pm Wednesday, July 15th, 2009 at Spartan Stadium.
Congratulations to the Head Football COACHES, Mike Machado of Valley Christian High School for the South; and Shawn Thomas of Leigh High School for the North. The coaches have completed their selection of players and the player information is now available for the South Roster and the North Roster respectively. The rosters have links to each player's page. Player's, check out your web page. There are also some pictures of the practices on the player's roster page. Also, Check out the Rosters of past years. The more recent rosters have a link to each player's biographical information.
Heather Holdorf was this year's intern to the media relations post for the All-Star Football Game. She is a student at San Jose State. And check out the Media page for press releases and other information concerning the game.
The 2009 BANQUET occurred on Monday, May 18th at the 300 San Jose. The keynote speaker was Jim Tomsula, Defensive Line Coach for the San Francisco 49ers. He was introduced by the Master of Ceremonies, Bob Braunstein, Executive Producer Host for CAL-HI Sports Bay Area. We had a GREAT crowd! The photos taken by the game photographer, Jerry Costanzo, at the banquet are used for the game program. There also are candid pictures taken which are 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 AS SOON AS POSSIBLE to receive the tickets. Free tickets will not be available at the game.Contact Angie: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
The game in 2008 was another BIG success. The North beat the South, 21-19 for North's third straight victory. Read the San Jose Mercury News article.