The squads for the annual Shrine All-Star football game in Ames on Saturday July 26 have been selected, and a couple of Cherokee County standouts are included on the 46-man North squad.
Aurelia's Myron Radke is the head coach of the North team, and Bulldog Jared Bruce and Cherokee Brave Chris Campbell have been selected to play on the North team. Campbell excelled at wide receiver for the Braves, while Bruce played quarterback for Aurelia.
Radke will be assisted by coaches Bob Read of Linn-Mar, Marion, Kevin Hammer of Alta, Keith Hanks of Sioux City North, Aundra Meeks of Columbus Catholic, and Todd Coy of South Hamilton of Jewell.
Other Northwest Iowa players named to the North squad include Scott Radke of Alta, Jordan Carlson of Storm Lake, Cole Albright of Lawton-Bronson, Paden Kleinhesselink of Sioux Center, Jayme Rozeboom of West Lyon, Nate DeJong of Central Lyon/George-Little Rock, Nick Pulscher of Sheldon, Nate Fischer of Le Mars, Spenser Schichtl of Estherville-LC, Jon Fick of Boyden-Hull, Jake Boll of Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn, and Marcus James and Max Martin of Sioux City North.
The game will be an afternoon game played at Jack Trice Stadium on the Iowa State University campus, and benefits the Shrine hospitals.