Tag: Art Deig

Jul 19

Reitz Football Legendary Game Series: A Year of Tragedy & Triumph Under the Stars (Nov. 30, 1940) #TraditionTuesday

[The 1940 game against Memorial] would be long remembered as one of the toughest, hardest hitting games the locals had ever seen. The papers the next day would call it “a cruel affair.” Mike Whicker Legendary Game Series Reitz vs. Memorial: November 30, 1940 by Mike Whicker Tragedy was no stranger to the world in …

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Jun 16

Hall of Famer Art Deig passes away

The Reitz Nation lost one of its most loyal members recently when Art Deig passed away last Wednesday, June 10. Deig, 91, played football for Reitz as a tackle, earning all-state honors in 1940 and the 1941 Kiwanis Award. He was inducted into the Reitz Football Hall of Fame Class of 2008 and remained an …

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