Rookie Bud Grant of the Philadelphia Eagles ranked second as a pass receiver with 56 catches for 997 yards, one catch better than Pittsburgh’s Elbert Nickel and San Francisco’s Gordie Soltau, National Football League campaign statistics show. Grant is a former Superiorite and Soltau is a native of Duluth. (1953)



Balanced scoring, highlighted by 24 points from Dennis VanMassenhove, carried the Superior Cathedral Panthers to an 86-80 win over the Ironwood Red Devils. Greg Amys added 12 points and Greg Melis and George LaValley each produced 10 counters for the Panthers, 12-5 for the season and leaders in the Michigan-Wisconsin Conference with an 8-4 record. (1968)