Green Bay Packers Forum

Welcome to your Green Bay Packers Online Community!

Since 2006, PackersHome has been providing a unique experience for fans.
Your participation is greatly anticipated!
Login or Register.
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline Nonstopdrivel  
#1 Posted : Tuesday, February 8, 2011 9:21:36 PM(UTC)
Rank: Select Member

United States
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Location: Stratford, New Jersey
Applause Given: 406
Applause Received: 344
Quote:
February 7, 2011
[size=18]James Starks rushing toward another prize[/size]
Super Bowl champion will receive key to Niagara Falls

Staff Reports
Niagara Gazette

NIAGARA FALLS Niagara Falls High School graduate turned Super Bowl champion James Starks is in line for a key to the city.

When he gets it will be up to him and his family.

Mayor Paul Dyster told city council members on Monday the city is planning to host some sort of celebration in honor of Starks and his Super Bowl victory as a member of the Green Bay Packers, who defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers in Sundays big game.

I think this is a fantastic opportunity for the city of Niagara Falls, not just because of James tremendous success on the playing field, but because of the tremendous success hes had in dealing with the pressures of this moment, Dyster said. There are many of us in the community who knew him at a time when he was growing up and know members of his family. Again, you couldnt ask for a better role model. He dealt with this instant fame and celebrity about as well as you could ask a young person to do.

Starks rushed for 52 yards on 11 carries in helping the Packers defeat the Steelers, 31-25 in Super Bowl XLV in Dallas.

Dyster said his administration is planning to present Starks with a key to the city in honor of his accomplishments. He said the exact date of the celebration has not yet been set and will be scheduled as is convenient for Starks and his family.

Its a little premature for that, Dyster said. Were trying to be certain that we respect James wishes and the wishes of the family. As they get back into town from Texas, well be in touch with them.
Offline Yerko  
#2 Posted : Tuesday, February 8, 2011 9:23:11 PM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

Joined: 10/15/2008(UTC)
Location: Chicago, IL
Applause Given: 212
Applause Received: 381
Starks is slowly becoming the man...
Offline wpr  
#3 Posted : Thursday, February 10, 2011 1:08:26 AM(UTC)
Rank: Select Member

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2012PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2013FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2014FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2013

Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,983
Applause Received: 2,041
They be loven them some James in Upstate NY.
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
Forum Jump
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Notification

Icon
Error


Fan Shout
Porforis (30m) : Alright, my opinion on Jordy has changed. If he's medically cleared to play, play him.
hardrocker950 (1h) : By Sunday we won't have any WRs
Zero2Cool (2h) : Geronimo hamstring, Janis quad. BEAUTIFUL.
Smokey (2h) : Mason Crosby, is his health OK ?
Smokey (2h) : Hello
FLORIDA PACKER88 (2h) : Davis, G-Mo, and Janis will need to step up, but all three did score last time we played ATL!
FLORIDA PACKER88 (2h) : Does Janis become a playoff hero second year in a row? Looks we're gonna have to find out either way regardless. Thank God for a healthy Cob
Smokey (3h) : Is Mason Crosby's health OK ?
Smokey (3h) : What's in your Coffee ?
uffda udfa (15h) : Sit Davante if he has a bad ankle. We remember 2015.
uffda udfa (15h) : Davante is not going to practice until SAT at earliest.
uffda udfa (15h) : Davante and Jordy may be inactive at ATL.
Smokey (16h) : ROFL !!
Cheesey (16h) : The Packers SMOKED the COWBOYS!!!LOL!
Smokey (17h) : Ever Smoke a Turkey, it takes lots of rolling papers. LOL
Smokey (17h) : Thanks Cheesey. LOL
Cheesey (17h) : Smokey, it was chicken gizzards (and hearts)!
Cheesey (17h) : So let's just start by saying, I love you!
Zero2Cool (17h) : Great, Geronimo Allison is on the injury report.
Zero2Cool (18h) : Most irritating tweets/tweet starters: 1) This >>> 2) Yep, ...3) There it is.... 4) Not good 5) XX doing XX things 6) Because xxx
Zero2Cool (22h) : Belichick when asked to discuss the importance of having the home crowd behind them: “I don’t know. Go ask Dallas and Kansas City.” …Oof.
Smokey (22h) : BRAVO, ZERO !
Zero2Cool (23h) : Something to watch: Last time both road teams won the Conference title games? 2012.. when New England and Atlanta hosted.
Zero2Cool (23h) : When Ty Montgomery is contacted within 1 yard of the LOS, he averages 4.5 YPC, best for RBs. Atlanta allowed 2.0 YPC, 4th worst for defenses
Zero2Cool (18-Jan) : ProFootballFocus says Packers have 7th best front seven. Falcons 24th.
uffda udfa (18-Jan) : *you're
uffda udfa (18-Jan) : Tell me how to win your heart for I haven't got a clue.
uffda udfa (18-Jan) : Is it me your looking for?
Smokey (18-Jan) : Hello ?
Smokey (18-Jan) : WHAT HAPPENED WITH "CRIXUS", OUR NEWEST MEMBER ?
uffda udfa (18-Jan) : WELCOME Rick12...wonder what the 12 is for? :)
uffda udfa (18-Jan) : The former per Mike Silver of NFLN
uffda udfa (18-Jan) : Falcons OC, Kyle Shanahan "almost certain" to take Niners job. That's a terrible distraction for them.
Smokey (18-Jan) : WELCOME to the forum crixus.
Smokey (18-Jan) : Coffee or Hot Chocolate ?
Please sign in to use Fan Shout

2016 Packers Schedule
Sunday, Sep 11 @ 12:00 PM
at Jaguars
Sunday, Sep 18 @ 7:30 PM
at Vikings
Sunday, Sep 25 @ 12:00 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Oct 2 @ 12:00 AM
BYE
Sunday, Oct 9 @ 7:30 PM
GIANTS
Sunday, Oct 16 @ 3:25 PM
COWBOYS
Thursday, Oct 20 @ 7:25 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Oct 30 @ 3:25 PM
at Falcons
Sunday, Nov 6 @ 3:25 PM
COLTS
Sunday, Nov 13 @ 12:00 PM
at Titans
Sunday, Nov 20 @ 7:30 PM
at Redskins
Monday, Nov 28 @ 7:30 PM
at Eagles
Sunday, Dec 4 @ 12:00 PM
TEXANS
Sunday, Dec 11 @ 3:25 PM
SEAHAWKS
Sunday, Dec 18 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Saturday, Dec 24 @ 12:00 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Jan 1 @ 7:30 PM
at Lions

Think About It
Think About It

Recent Topics
3m / Green Bay Packers Talk / Pack93z

25m / Green Bay Packers Talk / Porforis

26m / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackFanWithTwins

53m / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

6h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

8h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

8h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

9h / Football Familiarity / Smokey

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

11h / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackFanWithTwins

11h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr


Packers Headlines