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UPDATED: Sun., May 26, 2019

Jerry Kramer knew Bart Starr was tough

Hall of Famer Jerry Kramer, the long-ago Sandpoint High and University of Idaho star, recalled some of his favorite Bart Starr moments when Kramer appeared at a function sponsored by …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019

Super stories: Jerry Kramer and Mark Rypien share their memories of the Super Bowl

Mark Rypien and Jerry Kramer shared the stage Monday night at the Bing Crosby Theater for “Super Stories,” tales of their Super Bowl appearances and football careers. The event was …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019

Super Stories: Jerry Kramer instilled Vince Lombardi’s ideas into his daily life

His first recollections of the city were these: “I was operated on in Spokane when I shot myself with a shotgun, and I was also operated on at Deaconess (Hospital) …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019

From the archives: Jerry Kramer’s ‘Ice Bowl’ block a moment frozen in time

Editor’s note: The following story, written by former Spokesman-Review columnist Harry Missildine, appeared in The Spokesman-Review on Jan. 1, 1968, following the Green Bay Packers’ 21-17 victory over the Dallas …


Super Bowl heroes Mark Rypien, Jerry Kramer headline night of ‘Super Stories’

On Jan. 28, The Spokesman-Review and KHQ/SWX will host an evening of great storytelling with Super Bowl XXVI MVP Mark Rypien and NFL Hall of Famer Jerry Kramer, who played …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018

John Blanchette: Corner Club cornered market on true-blue Vandals

Corner Club stories? There are too many – the place is 70 years old, after all.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018

Ray Lewis urges togetherness and love in Hall of Fame speech

One of the great leaders football has seen, Ray Lewis used his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction speech to call for more enlightened leadership in our country.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018

Idaho’s Jerry Kramer takes his place among pro football’s greatest

The long, long wait for Jerry Kramer has ended. At last, the star guard of the Green Bay Packers has been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018

Idaho Vandals’ Jerry Kramer among those joining football’s most exclusive club

Joining the most exclusive club in football truly hit home Friday for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s class of 2018.



UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018

John Blanchette: Pro Football Hall of Famer Jerry Kramer returns to Sandpoint completely validated

Why Jerry Kramer had to wait more than half his life – 45 years – for a distinction that should have been pro forma will remain a mystery, though joining …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018

Linebackers, receivers headline 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame class

Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher terrorized opposing offenses from the middle of the field. Randy Moss and Terrell Owens did the same to defenses on the outside. The two hard-hitting …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018

Sandpoint High, University of Idaho standout Jerry Kramer elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

In his 11th time as a finalist, Sandpoint High and University of Idaho grad Jerry Kramer was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018

John Blanchette: Destiny better be knocking on Jerry Kramer’s door come Pro Football Hall of Fame decision day

Saturday is decision day for the voters of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and destiny day for Sandpoint’s – and Idaho’s – favorite football son, who will either be …


Jerry Kramer’s Super Bowl I ring sells for $125K at auction

Former Green Bay Packers offensive lineman Jerry Kramer, from Sandpoint, Idaho, has sold his ring from the first Super Bowl for more than $125,000. The ring was among more than …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 6, 2015

Packer legend Jerry Kramer returning to Sandpoint for special presentation

Jerry Kramer, the standout offensive lineman for the Vince Lombardi-coached Green Bay Packers teams in the 1960s, will be at Sandpoint High on Friday night for a special presentation.


Eye on Boise: Supreme Court to hear Leavitt before execution

BOISE – The Idaho Supreme Court has set oral arguments for Monday at 3 p.m. on a series of last-minute issues raised by condemned murderer Richard Leavitt, who is scheduled …


Shot nearly cost Kramer his shot

If it weren’t for the work of three doctors way back when, Jerry Kramer might not have become a star for the Idaho Vandals and Green Bay Packers. Nor would …


Kramer owed instant replay of another sort

They’ll award the Vince Lombardi Trophy for the 44th time on Sunday. Jerry Kramer dates his as being even a few years older, and instead of sterling silver it may …


These gems belong on a mountain

It’s admission time here: I listen to talk radio, particularly sports talk radio. That includes the local boys, Patchin and friends … er, Wingwhatever.