Photo courtesy of Jens Gunelson and UW-RF. Left to right: Chiefs General Manager Scott Pioli, Head Coach Todd Haley, Special Assistant to the Chancellor Blake Fry, Chancellor Dean Van Galen and Governor Jim Doyle.
Governor Jim Doyle visited UW-River Falls at noon Tuesday for a traditional courtesy visit to the Kansas City Chiefs.
According to a report in Friday’s St. Joseph (Mo.) News-Press, the Kansas City Chiefs have committed in writing to move their summer training camp from UW-River Falls to Missouri Western State University in 2010.
River Falls Mayor Don Richards presented Kansas City Chiefs’ tight end Tony Gonzalez with a commendation on behalf of the city after the team’s final practice Thursday morning honoring Gonzalez for saving a man’s life in a California restaurant last month.
An estimated 6,000 fans flocked to Ramer Field Thursday night to watch the Minnesota Vikings practice with the Kansas City Chiefs. And while they didn’t get to see the much anticipated return of former Chief Jared Allen in purple and gold, Vikings and Chiefs’ fans alike got a glimpse of what the 2008 season has in store for their respective teams.
Over 100 boys and girls, ages 8-13, took part Saturday in what has become one of the highlights of the Kansas City Chiefs Summer Training Camp at UW-River Falls each year: The annual Punt, Pass and Kick Competition.
David Urbaniak, staff correspondent
, July 30, 2008
The Kansas City Chiefs will arrive in town Thursday, July 24 for their 18th Summer Training Camp at UW-River Falls. The first practices at Ramer Field are scheduled for Friday from 10-11 a.m. and 3:45-5:15 p.m.
The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Friday that dates have been set for the club's training camp at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The Chiefs have called UW-River Falls their training camp home since 1991 and will return to Western Wisconsin for the 18th consecutive year in 2008.
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