MADISON – Five football players from the coverage area were included in the recently-released Academic All-State Team from the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association.
Two players from Grantsburg and three from Siren met the qualifications of being in their senior season, earning at least a 3.75 grade-point average along with a varsity letter.
Dane Jensen and Garrett Johnson – who both played wide receiver and defensive back for the Pirates were among the selections. They join Siren’s quarterback Jordan Webster, running back-linebacker Cordell Fischer and lineman Russell Cook from 8-player competition. Together the players from both teams represent five of the 380 players selected for Academic All-State in Wisconsin for 2019.