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Former Billies standout helping college team

  • Redshirt sophomore Jacob Wienecke, who graduated from Fredericksburg High School in 2018, earned recognition for helping Colorado School of Mines, an NCAA DII school based in Golden, Colorado, prepare in practice by facing the team’s best offensive linemen in practice. Colorado School of Mines completed about half of its spring workouts before practice was shut down due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. — Standard-Radio Post file photo
    Redshirt sophomore Jacob Wienecke, who graduated from Fredericksburg High School in 2018, earned recognition for helping Colorado School of Mines, an NCAA DII school based in Golden, Colorado, prepare in practice by facing the team’s best offensive linemen in practice. Colorado School of Mines completed about half of its spring workouts before practice was shut down due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. — Standard-Radio Post file photo
Jacob Wienecke earned a special honor during the football season. The Fredericksburg High School graduate was named the Colorado School of Mines scout team defensive player of the year. The redshirt sophomore said he received a plaque in recognition. “He had a great season,” said Mines defensive line coach Tripp Thomas, who called the defensive end “relentless in his work ethic” and “a great…

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