Family Y rewards Grizzlies football program

Published 8:31 am Thursday, January 6, 2011

Submitted photo The Albert Lea Grizzlies Football team was recognized by the Albert Lea Family Y for assisting with the Y’s youth flag football program this past fall. A stipend was given to the Grizzlies players for their time and coaching. “I know the boys learned a lot of great skills and really enjoyed the program this year,” Bill Villarreal, I owe a lot of gratitude to the Grizzlies players that stepped up to help coach,” says Bill Villarreal, program director at the Albert Lea Family Y, said. The Grizzlies will be putting the money towards football equipment. In the photo, from left: Craig Schmidt, Jason Kuipers, Paul Mathern and Bill Villarreal. -- Submitted photo