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"The Boys of Fall II"- A Luther College Norse Football Reunion 1985-1992

  • Date: Saturday, July 21, 2018
  • Time: 10:00 am – 10:00 am
  • Location: Luther College

Friday, July 20, to Sunday, July 22, 2018.

"The Boys of Fall II"- A Luther College Norse Football Reunion 1985-1992

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Norse Football Team members from the classes of 1985 to 1992 are headed to Decorah again for another reunion. This one will be a little more casual than last year's get-together--but it will not be any less fun! Join us to catch up, laugh, and reminisce about our time together and remember the best of our days roaming the sidelines as "Norsemen."

There will be plenty of opportunities to hang out with teammates, or explore Decorah on your own. We invite all of our former coaches, trainers and staff to join us!


Friday Afternoon:

Check-In at Baker Village or your local hotel.

Luther Book Shop open until 4:30 p.m.

6:00 p.m. - Meet at Toppling Goliath Brewing Co. for beer and Mabe's Pizza--(We will all chip in for the Mabe's; Cash Bar). Toppling Goliath opened their new brewery last winter at the top of the hill on Highway 9 near the Decorah Municipal Airport. It is huge... and fun to see!

Saturday Morning:

Breakfast on-your-own. Try "The Caf…" Open from 7:00 to 8:30 a.m. Cost: $6.35 for all-you-can-eat. Other downtown options include grabbing a Ronnie's Roll at Ruby’s Café, going to T-Bocks for an omelet, or to the Family Table for bacon and eggs.

9:00 a.m. Meet Head Football Coach Caleb Padilla, his staff and current Luther players at Room 223 in the Regents Center. (Room 223 is the old weight room area outside the former racquetball court!)

10:00 a.m. Tour of the athletic facilities with Coach Padilla and his staff.

11:30 a.m. Lunch on-your-own. Caf is open from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Cost: $8.60 for all-you-can-eat.

Saturday Afternoon Activities:

Golf at South Winn Country Club2585 175th St., Calmar, Iowa. Play nine or eighteen holes, then stop in for a cold fresh beer at Winneshiek County's newest brewery, PIVO Brewery. The golf is inexpensive at $25 for 18 holes; $20 for cart rental for 18 holes.

Canoeing, Biking, and Hiking - Meet at Baker Village Bergan parking lot at 1:00 p.m.

Bike the Trout Run Trail - An 11-mile loop around Decorah - group ride led by Dan Marlow ‘88 from Baker Village and back; must arrange for your own bike. Call Kirk Johnson if you need to borrow or rent: 563-419-3626.

Canoeing – Kirk Johnson ‘82 will take the group to 'Off The Driftless'where we will rent canoes ($40 each) or kayaks ($25 each) for a 2-hour float from the Bluffton Road Bridge back to Decorah. (Transportation provided).

Hiking – Join in a group hike above Dunning’s Spring and Ice Cave.

Swim at Decorah's Municipal Pool. $4.50 for adults.

Saturday Evening:

6:00 p.m. Meet at T-Bock's Sports Bar and Grill, Claim some tables in the back room and order off the menu. Then off to Pulpit Rock Brewing Company to complete the evening.


  • We have rooms set aside in Baker Village for both Friday and Saturday nights (Cost:$50/night single; $85/night for a double).
  • Feel free to book a hotel room or B & B if you prefer.

Come alone or bring the whole family to enjoy a weekend in Decorah! (Even your parents!)

PLEASE help us spread the word among the teammates you are in contact with!

If you'd like to help with this event or have questions, contact Associate Director of Alumni Relations Kirk Johnson '82 by phone: 563-387-1659 or email

Questions? Contact Kirk Johnson, 563-387-1659

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