Arctic Blast home Saturday

NORWAY – U.P. Arctic Blast of the Northern Xtreme Football League will begin their four-game home stand Saturday at Ronberg Field.

The Blast will host the Green Bay Grizzlies beginning at 4 p.m., with a portion of the game proceeds going to the Norway Knights Athletic Booster Club.

Quarterback Mitch Schultz leads the Blast offense, with fellow veterans Kyle Kranz at center, Jeremy MacDonald at linebacker and safety Jim Pryal rounding out the Blast staff.

Schultz and former North Dickinson standout Damien Smith pace the Blast in rushing yards.

The Blast have players on their roster from Norway, Kingsford, Iron Mountain, North Dickinson, North Central, Stephenson, Escanaba, Westwood, Forest Park, Marquette and West Iron.

Special drawings, including a 50/50, will be conducted at the game.

Tickets are $5 for adults and $2 for students. Gate will open one hour prior to kickoff.

Blast play three more home games this month, including two at Westwood High School.