Former WVC Footballer Back for Talk

October 30, 2012


The annual

Wenatchee Lions Club—Rotary Tailgate Luncheon is coming up this Thursday at the Wenatchee convention center.

The guest speaker will be professional athlete Don Sweet.

size="5">       Sweet got his start at Wenatchee Valley College before enrolling

at WSU and playing soccer. He was spotted practicing punting a football, and was spotted by a WSU assistant

football coach. He was the kicker for WSU the next week.

size="5">       Sweet went on to play in the Canadian Football League for 13

years, scoring 23 points and 6 field goals in a single game. Both of these CFL records still stand today.