The Shakerite

Hockey Shares Title With Biggest Fan

Allie Harris, Spotlight Editor

March 26, 2013

Despite returning to Shaker at around 3 a.m. after the championship game, the hockey team organized a visit to a long-time fan the next day. The team brought their trophy to Carol and Don Frerichs’s house. “Nobody would...

“Grandma” Frerichs Cares For Players

Ian Round, Raider Zone Editor

February 29, 2012

Organist Don Frerichs doesn’t have to drag his wife to games. His wife, Carol, greets every player twice per game. “I high-five them onto the ice and hug them off of the ice, win, lose or draw,” she said. Many players...

Organist’s Presence is Instrumental

Ian Round, Raider Zone Editor

February 29, 2012

“Nobody listens to me!” Don Frerichs joked. He’s barely been noticed playing Thornton Park’s organ for nearly 25 years. He isn’t sure if he started in ’88-’89 or the season before. But he may have a point. The...

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