The Ridgewater Warriors football team drills less than a hundred feet from the north shore of Foot Lake. The 88 prospects, about 70 of them first-year, is among the most ever at the college over 50 years of football. Two-a-days began Friday. In an afternoon drill, running back Montreal Roberts, a freshman, nabs a pitch from Tony Ayala, a freshman quarterback. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton.
Tribune photographer/videographer. Began working in radio and at weekly newspaper in Munising, Michigan, in 1972. Started parttime at West Central Daily Tribune Sept. 1974. Fulltime news/sports beginning Feb. 1979. Married to Tribune news clerk Donna (Miller) Middleton, formerly of Kerkhoven. 2 grown children.