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Author Archives: Bob Christ / Journal Staff Writer

With new GM on board, Stars prepare for season

Things are starting to percolate in earnest around New Mexico Stars headquarters as coach Dominic Bramante’s pro team prepares for its Champions Indoor Football season opener a little more than five weeks away.

Jerry Reichow displays a trophy he was given by the Minnesota Vikings in 2010 for being part of the organization for 50 years. Reichow played for two NFL championship teams. (Greg Sorber/Albuquerque Journal)

Reichow has had quite a run

Santa Fe’s Jerry Reichow played with some of the NFL’s greatest QBs and won two league titles

Referee Jim Tunney (32) makes a call during an NFL game between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Los Angeles Rams, Oct. 7, 1990. The Bengals defeated the Rams 34-31 in overtime at Anaheim Stadium.

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Ex-NFL ref keeps up with the rules

For the past 50-plus years, former NFL referee Jim Tunney has just about seen it all on the field, f …