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Softball player profile

Larry Wolfe A native of Ashton, Iowa, Gary Brinkman’s family moved to Howard, South Dakota when he was a high school sophomore. He graduated from Howard High where he was on the Tigers’ football, basketball and track teams while playing summer baseball and golf. He then went to the University of South Dakota where he…

Softball player profile – Tim Tjernlund

Larry Wolfe Even though Tim “TJ” Tjernlund graduated from Corvallis High School in Oregon, he considers Kalispell, Montana and Glacier National Park as his true home. It was there that he spent every summer from ages 10 through 20 while his father, a school teacher, worked at the park. He considers that experience life defining,…

Softball Player profile: Jeff Jay

Jeff Jay

Larry Wolfe A true dyed-in-the-wool Iowa Hawkeye fan (or is it dyed-in-the-nest?), Jeff Jay is a Cedar Falls native who graduated from Cedar Falls High where he was a member of both the Tigers’ baseball and hockey teams. He continued his hockey career at Bemidji State University in Minnesota where he earned a degree in…

Softball player profile:  Stan Weiss

Stan Weiss

Larry Wolfe Stan Weiss est originaire de Malartic, une petite ville miniere d’or dans l’ouest de Quebec. How’s my French? Definitely not as good as Stan’s. Stan is a native of Malartic, a small gold-mining town in western Quebec, where French is the first language of 90 percent of the population. He graduated from St.…