Shirkey honors Reading High School state champions

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Mike Shirkey (center, back row) and Rep. Eric Leutheuser (right of Shirkey) stand in the Senate chamber Thursday with the 2018 Division 8 state champion Reading High School football team and their coaches.

Shirkey, R-Clarklake, presented a Senate tribute to the team and its captains Alex Price and Ethan LoPresto; Head Coach Rick Bailey; assistant coaches Brad Affholter, Brett Bailey, Derek Bassage and Brett Kerspilo; Athletic Director Mitch Hubbard; Principal Katie Griffiths; and Superintendent Chuck North.

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