2007: Awards and Dignitaries

2007 saw the beginning of a new era in the history of the midnight sun game.  Gone were the ceremonies surrounding the centennial and 100th annual game.   Back to work, the Goldpanners faced longtime rivals, the Oceanside (CA) Waves — led by Fairbanksan Mike Studer.   In spite of the new burden, the game went off with the same excitement as ever.  Listed below is a growing list of dignitaries on hand for the event. Continue reading “2007: Awards and Dignitaries”

2008: Awards and Dignitaries

The 2008 Midnight Sun Game was one of the greatest of all time.  Celebrating the 103rd playing of the game, no less a figure than Bill “Spaceman” Lee was on hand to participate.   A number of other dignitaries and awardees were on hand.  Listed below is a growing list of those present at the historic event. Continue reading “2008: Awards and Dignitaries”