Patrick Longmire, shown here with his coach Brad Groth, was presented with his jersey and photo in a frame by the Athletic Boosters in recognition of his record-crushing football career at Spring Grove, including the all-time rushing record which he broke by 404 yards. He is the only Lion in the record book to carry the ball for over 3,000 yards.
Patrick Longmire, shown here with his coach Brad Groth, was presented with his jersey and photo in a frame by the Athletic Boosters in recognition of his record-crushing football career at Spring Grove, including the all-time rushing record which he broke by 404 yards. He is the only Lion in the record book to carry the ball for over 3,000 yards.
Spring Grove Varsity Football 2004

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS



RUSHING Carries yards avg. TD PAT

Patrick Longmire 167 1163 6.96 16 5

Andy Folz 115 544 4.73 8 4

Sam Morken (41 290) 7.07 3 2

" " sacks (10 82)

" " total 51 208

Chase Stoltz 26 249 9.58 2 0

Brett Wiste 60 235 3.92 2 2

Jordan Wennes 15 54 3.60 1 0

Joe Dokken 10 38 3.80 0 0

Kyle Wiemerslage 3 11 3.67 0 0

Kevin Lochner (sacks) (2 -3)



PASSING complete attempts intercepted % Yards TD PAT

Sam Morken 101 161 5 63% 1283 12 13

Kevin Lochner 1 2 0 50% 7 0 0



RECEIVING receptions yards avg. TD PAT

Gavin Sherburne 39 570 14.6 6 7

Patrick Longmire 19 243 12.8 1 1

Chase Stoltz 15 186 12.4 2 0

Kyle Hunzeker 11 146 13.3 2 2

Peter Solum 13 89 6.8 1 3

Andy Folz 3 32 10.7 0 0

Matt Rud 2 17 8.5 0 0



KICK RETURNS returns yards avg. TD

Patrick Longmire 20 363 18.15 0

Sam Morken 10 228 22.8 0

Chase Stoltz 2 61 30.5 0

Andy Folz 5 46 9.2 0

Joe Dokken 1 4 4.0 0



PUNTING Punts yards avg.

Kyle Hunzeker 5 168 33.6

Gavin Sherburne 20 598 29.9



TACKLES

Patrick Longmire 131

Sam Morken 85

Brett Wiste 82

Kyle Hunzeker 76

Peter Solum 75

BJ Rud 63

Andy Folz 55

Gavin Sherburne 49

Sam Wiste 43

Chase Stoltz 36

Ryan Lange 27

Jordan Wennes 16

Matt Rud 7

Bryan Wilhelmson 4

James Hagen 2

Joe Dokken 1



SPRING GROVE FOOTBALL TEAM STATISTICS 2004

VARSITY

Spring Grove opponents

Points Scored 322 (29.3 ppg) 236 (21.5 ppg)

Extra Points: Run/pass 26-42 (62%) 16-26 (62%)

Kick 0-3 (0%) 6-7 (86%)

overall 26-45 (58%) 22-33 (67%)

3rd Down Conversions 58-110 (53%) 50-132 (38%)

Penalties 49-410 yards 42-275 yards

First Downs 170 153

Fumbles 22- 10 lost 22- 9 lost

Turnovers 15 20

Passes

complete-attempt-Int. 102-164-5 70-150-11

(62%) (47%)

Passing Yards 1,290 yards 934 yards

Pass yds. per catch 12.6 13.3

Pass yds. per attempt 7.9 6.2

Rushes 464-2,521 yds 488- 2,078 yds.

(5.4 avg.) (4.3 avg.)

Total Yards Offense 3,811 yards 3,012 yards

Yds.Yds. snap 6.1 4.7

Return Yards 786 942





7 wins, 4 losses (2-3 SSC East Division, 4th of 6 teams)



36, Alden-Conger 16

28, Glenville-Emmons 6

44, Lyle/Pacelli 14

East Division

22, Mabel-Canton 41

24, LeRoy-Ostrander 36

40, Houston 8

28, Grand Meadow 21

16, Lanesboro 36

Section Play-Offs

30, Glenville-Emmons 16 (quarterfinals)

36, Lyle/Pacelli 14 (semi-finals)

18, LeRoy-Ostrander 28 (finals)



Spring Grove B-TEAM Football statistics 2004

5 wins, 2 losses

SG opponent

12, Lanesboro 26

18, Houston 6

21, Mabel-Canton 8

21, LeRoy-Ostrander 8

35, Houston 14

18, Grand Meadow 12

6, Lanesboro 42



T E A M

Spring Grove opponents

Points Scored 131 (18.7 avg.) 116 (16.6 avg.)

Extra Points: run/pass 4-11 (36%) 6-17 (35%)

kick 3-7 (43%) 0-0 (0%)

overall 7-18 (39%) 6-17 (35%)

3rd Down Conversions 25-62 (40%) 20-59 (34%)

Penalties 23-175 yards 16- 125 yards

Fumbles 12 ( 9 Lost) 23 (13 lost)

Turnovers 13 16

Passes:

complete-attempt-Int. 40-76-4 39-87-3

(53%) (45%)

Passing Yards 627 681

Pass yards per catch 15.7 17.5

Pass yards per attempt 8.3 7.8

Rushes 258- 1,114 yds 243- 1,045 yds

(4.3 average) 4.3 average)

Total Yards Offense 1,741 1,726

Yards per snap 5.2 5.2

Return yards 482 718



B-Team Football continued



INDIVIDUAL

RUSHING carries yards average TD PAT

Andy Folz 76 518 6.8 7 2

Kyle Wiemerslage 55 262 4.8 2 1

Joe Dokken 54 235 4.4 2 0

" " sacks 2 -10

Jordan Wennes 27 140 5.2 2 0

Kevin Lochner 10 35 3.5 1 1

" " sacks 10 -55

Brian Anderson 10 22 2.2 0 0

Kyle Lange 5 1 0.2 0 0

Miscellaneous -34



PASSING complete attempt int. % yds. TD PAT

Kevin Lochner 38 72 4 53% 603 3 0

Joe Dokken 2 4 0 50% 24 1 0



PASS RECEIVING complete yards average TD PAT

Matt Rud 27 431 16.0 3 0

Joe Dokken 2 89 44.5 1 0

Andy Folz 7 79 11.3 0 0

Josh Wiste 2 22 11.0 0 0

James Hagen 1 5 5.0 0 0

Ryan Lange 1 1 1.0 0 0



INTERCEPTIONS interceptions yards TD

Andy Folz 3 132 1



KICK-OFF RETURNS returns yds avg. TD

Andy Folz 5 98 19.6 0

Kyle Wiemerslage 3 67 22.3 0

Joe Dokken 3 38 12.7 0

James Hagen 3 37 12

Matt Rud 3 37 12.3 0



PUNT RETURNS returns yds. avg TD

Andy Folz 6 80 13.3 0



PUNTING punts yards avg.

Andy Folz 12 363 30.3

Bryce Oakes 1 25 25.0



Spring Grove CAREER RUSHING

700 yards or more

Updated through 2004 season

1. Patrick Longmire (‘01-‘04) 3,205 "

1. Josh Myhre (‘98-‘01 )… 2,801 yds

3. Mike Solum (‘87-’89) 1,954 "

4. Paul Gulbranson (‘76-’79) 1,699 "

5. Todd Myhre (‘83-’86)…… 1,591 "

6. Phil Scheevel (‘58-’60) 1,489 "

7. Russ Bjerke (‘79-’81)………1,418 "

8. Jordan Goeden (‘00-’03)….. 1,406 "

9. Wayne Gulbranson (‘62-’64).1,398 "

10. Peter Morken (‘81-’83) 1,288 "

11. Dan Vesterse (‘84-’87) 1,258 "

12.Randy Ellingson (‘71-’73) 1,225 "

13.Don Nesheim records only

exist for senior season, 1949..1,081 "

He would most likely rank more

highly if records existed for those

other reportedly superior seasons.

14.Paul Solberg records only

exist for senior season, 1956...1,064 "

He would most likely rank more

highly if records existed for other years.

15.Don Solberg (‘63-’65)…...1,060 yds

16.David Bjerke (‘73-’75) … 1,053 "

17.Roger Morken (‘57-’59) … 1,045 "

18.Nick Moen (‘94-’97) … 1.029 "

19.Robert Solberg (’57 & ’58) … 975 "

20.Peter Mathsen (‘76-’79) … 958 "

21.Kim Shjerburne (‘71-’74) …. 916 "

22.Todd Oakes (‘76-’78) …. 840 "

23.Todd Olerud (‘87-’89) …. 828 "

24.Bob Pelowski (’81 & ’82) ….. 775 "

25. Patrick Longmire ('01- )……..719 "

26.Tom Ellingson (1961 only) …..707 "

27.Jim O’Neil (’59 & ’60) ….. 702 "

SG SINGLE SEASON RUSHING

20 best seasons

updated through 2004 season

1. Patrick Longmire (2003) 1,323 yds

2. Jordan Goeden (2003) 1,291 "

3. Patrick Longmire (2004) 1,163 "

4. Russ Bjerke (1981) 1,083 "

5. Don Nesheim (1949) 1,081 "

6. Paul Solberg (1954) 1,064 "

7. Josh Myhre (1998) 947 "

8. Peter Morken (1983) 862 "

9. Dan Vesterse (1987) 858 "

10. Josh Myhre (1999) 852 "

11. Mike Solum (1989) 851 "

12. Paul Gulbranson (1978) 818 "

13.David Bjerke (1975) 813 "

14.Josh Myhre (2000) 812 "

15.Nick Moen (1997) 802 "

16.Phil Scheevel (1959) 709 "

17.Tom Ellingson (1961) 707 "

18.Mike Solum (1988) 700 "

19.Jim O’Neil (1960) 689 "

20.Kim Sherburne (1974) 680 "

21.Wayne Gulbranson(1963) 674 "

22.Phil Scheevel (1960) 661 "

23.Robert Solberg (1957) 644 "



Spring Grove CAREER RECEIVING

500 yards or more

Updated through 2004 season

1. Abe Wolfs (‘96&’97) 917 yds

2. Jon Kragness (‘80-’82) 888 "

3. Tom Ellingson (‘59-’61) 866 "

4. Rich Lund (‘77&’78) 750 "

5. Dave Hagen (‘79-’81) 701 "

6. Leighton Wiste (‘76-’78) 669 "

7. Gavin Sherburne (‘03-’04).,.659 "

8. Chris Strinmoen (‘93-’95) 602 "

9. Bob Askelson (1977) 572 "

10. Patrick Longmire (‘02-’04) ...561 "

11. Corey Strinmoen (‘98&’99) 505 "









SG SINGLE SEASON RECEIVING

Updated through 2004 season

1. Abe Wolfs (1997) 641 yds

2. Leighton Wiste (1978) 631 "

3. Bob Askelson (1977) 572 "

4. Gavin Sherburne (2004) 570 "

5. Chris Strinmoen (1995) 444 "

6. Jon Kragness (1982) 421 "

7. Chad Busta (1994) 393 "

8. Will Genadek (2003) 388 "

9. Mike Rud (2000) 385

10. Tom Ellingson (1960) 383 "

11. Jon Kragness (1981) 363 "

12. Corey Strinmoen (1998) 317 "







Spring Grove CAREER PASSING

Updated through 2004 season

1. Todd Oakes (‘76-’78) 2,851 yds

2. Reid Stone (‘81-’83) 2,401 "

3. Sam Morken (‘03-‘04)….2,298 "

4. Brent Sherburne (‘96&’97) 1,745 "

5. Nels Solum (‘93-’95) 1,343 "

6 Trevor Storlie (‘98-’00) 1,190 "

7. Derek Myhre (‘87-’89) 994 "

8. Mike Bentley (‘71-’73) 959 "

9. Collin Roverud (‘58-’60) 928 "

10. Don Kjome (’62 & ’63) 921 "

11 Matt Landsom ('00-'02) 921 "

12. Ken Sawle (’79 & ’80) 849 "

13. Jamie Kapplinger (‘97-’00) 804 "

14. Mike Sherburne (’71 & ’72) 774 "

15. Curt Schroeder (‘73-’75) 721 "







SG SINGLE SEASON PASSING

500 completions or more

Updated through 2004 season

1. Sam Morken…...…(2004)...1,283 yds

2. Todd Oakes (1977) 1,281 yds

3. Brent Sherburne (1997) 1,211 "

4. Todd Oakes (1978) 1,190 "

5. Sam Morken (2003) 1,015 "

6. Reid Stone (1983) 828 "

7. Nels Solum (1995) 796 "

8. Reid Stone (1982) 704 "

9. Jamie Kapplinger (2000) 672 "

10. Matt Landsom (2002) 634 "

11. Derek Myhre (1989) 578 "

12. Ken Sawle (1980) 548 "

13. Trevor Storlie (1999) 536 "

14. Brent Sherburne (1996) 534 "

15. Collin Roverud (1960) 532 "

16. Don Kjome (1963) 508 "









SG CAREER TACKLES

200 tackles or more

Tackling statistics began in 1969,

But no records exist for '70, '75, '77, '79, & '93

1. Collin Bender ('80-'82)…..343

(No records exist for frosh yr. '79)

2. Russ Bjerke.……..('80&'81)…332

(no records exist for soph. Yr. '79)

3. Peter Morken…….('80-'83)…..320

4. Tim Morken …('00-’03) ..319

5. Patrick Longmire (‘01-’04)...311

6. Drew Vesterse……('84-'86)….273

7. Brian Bjerke ……..('80-'82)…268

8. Kim Sherburne……('72-'74)…260

9. Dave Hagen……….('80-'81)…256

10 Todd Myhre……….('84-'86)…254

11. Nick Moen…………('94-'97)...245

12. Heith Buxengard…..('83-'86)…238

13. Eric Morken………('87-'89)….224

14. Mike Solum……….('87-'89)….217

15. Alan Myhre……….('81-'83)….214

16. Don Hagen……….(;81-'83)…..211

17. Matt Landsom……('00-'02)…..207



AVERAGE TACKLES PER SEASON

1. Russ Bjerke…..('80-'81)..166*

2. Dave Hagen.('80-'81)…...128*

3. Collin Bender('80-'82)…..114*

All three also played in 1979,

a year in which no records do exist.



SG SINGLE SEASON TACKLES

100 tackles or more

Updated through 2004 season

1. Collin Bender……(1982) 170

2. Russ Bjerke……….(1980) 168

3. Kim Sherburne (1974) 164

Russ Bjerke……….(1981) 164

5. Peter Morken……..(1983) 149

6. Patrick Longmire (2004)…..131

7. Dave Hagen ……(1981) 130

8. Dave Hagen………(1980) 126

Don Hagen………..(1982) 126

10. Adam Wiemerslage(2000) 122

11. Tim Morken………(2003) 118

12. Tod Bauer…………(1978) 117

Brian Bjerke………(1981) 117

14. Heith Buxengard (1986) 107

Paul Mathsen……..(1976) 107

16. Tim Morken………(2002) 105

17. Brian Solberg……..(1985) 104

18. Ryan Solberg……..(1997) 103

19. Todd Myhre…… (1985) 102

20. Richard Lund……..(1976) 101



TEAM SCORING

SINGLE SREASON..

2003...388 points 13 games (29.8 avg)

2004...322 " 11 " (29.3 avg.)

1981...256 points 9 games (28.4)



LONGEST PUNT

Jim Holty……(1980)……89 yards





LONGEST FIELD GOAL

Bob Pellowski (1980)…..42 yards





SPRING GROVE FOOTBALL

MOST VALUABLE PLAYERS

Information requested on missing names

2004 Patrick Longmire

2003 Tim Morken

2002 Matt Landsom

2001 Matt Landsom

2000 Adam Wiemerslage

2002 Jason Busta

1998

1997

1996 Travis Frank

1995 Travis Moen

1994 Chad Busta

1992

1989 Mike Solum & Eric Morken

1988 Mike Solum

1987

1986

1985

1984 Todd Myhre

1983

1982 Collin Bender

1981 Russ Bjerke

1980 Ken Sawle

1979 Russ Bjerke

1978 Todd Oakes

1977 Todd Oakes

1976 Dean Happel