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Position: The Green Side of Life

Andrys and Vikes on top, where ‘daniel’ stays put

It was a good week to be a “vikingman.”Along with watching Adrian Peterson rumble over the 2000-yard mark while his Minnesota Vikings slid into a playoff berth, Bayfield’s Nate Andrys clinched his...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2013 | COLUMN: The Green Side of Life

Adams: Perfect; ‘daniel’ leads Green and Gold

Before the National Football League’s penultimate week of regular-season football, Evans Adams’ best Gridiron Green finish was a pair of 10s in Weeks 14 and 15. Adams was perfect in Week 16 –...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2012 | COLUMN: The Green Side of Life

Jeff Wells’ Aho! moment delivers the 15th Green

Jeff Wells had his Aho! moment when the San Francisco 49ers put up 41 points to beat the New England Patriots on Sunday Night Football.The Durangoan was 14-for-16 in Week 15 to win our local...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2012 | COLUMN: The Green Side of Life

Smith one-ups the Guru to win Week 14 Green

Don’t let the name – or his online handle – fool you. He is Brian W. Smith, or “Brian” if you’re scouting the Durangoan’s online Gridiron Green profile.It might sound vanilla, but the Week 14 local...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2012 | COLUMN: The Green Side of Life

Chad Kesselhuth cashes in on Week 13 Green

Chad Kesselhuth sat out the first four weeks of the Gridiron Green season.I guess he viewed it as his preseason, meaningless games that won’t count toward the final standings. Turns out, the...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2012 | COLUMN: The Green Side of Life

Rome wasn’t built in a day but 3: Rome builds a W

When in Rome, win the Gridiron Green. So, that’s just what Michael Rome did. The Durangoan with the online handle of “mgrome” scored 13 out of 16 to win the Week 12 Gridiron Green. Jeremy Haake of...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2012 | COLUMN: The Green Side of Life

Garcia? Guru? We’re living a DuCharme’d life

We just made Week 11 look easy – Robert DuCharme: a perfect 14-for-14; Dennis Garcia: a perfect 14-for-14; Gridiron Guru: 13-for-14. Of course, it took a trio of overtime games to break right,...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2012 | COLUMN: The Green Side of Life

Don’t player-hate, these Hatelys are just that good

Don’t hate the Hatelys because they’re beautiful. It just so happens that they’re great at Gridiron Green, too. Last week, it was Carolyn “reddurango” Hately that won our Gridiron Green.This week,...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2012 | COLUMN: The Green Side of Life

Hately’s Week 8 Gridiron Green turns red to black

Leading up to Week 8, Carolyn Hately largely has been in the red. But, come Week 8, the Durangoan with the Gridiron Green online handle of “reddurango” finished squarely in the black. She won our...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2012 | COLUMN: The Green Side of Life

Hendricks rocks with a perfect 13-for-13 in Week 7

It doesn’t get much better than 13-for-13.Brian Tomford of Waseca, Minn., did it, and he won the nationwide Gridiron Green.Shawal Hendricks of Bayfield did it, too, and she won the local Gridiron...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2012 | COLUMN: The Green Side of Life

Backed by Pack, ‘grandma1’ wins Gridiron Green

You say Solina, I say Salida, but the woman with the online handle “grandma1” had the final say.And Grandma knows best.She certainly knew more than me, who coughed up a Week 6 doozy with six right...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2012 | COLUMN: The Green Side of Life

Thin Blue Line to win Week 5 Gridiron Green

Bayfield’s Blue won the Week 5 Gridiron Green.Bayfield police sergeant Ben Stuever pole vaulted to the weekly championship on the strength of a 14-for-15 effort. Nationwide, that’s in the 92nd...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2012 | COLUMN: The Green Side of Life

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