The Northerner

The John Basalyga story: Part Two

John Basalyga moments after winning the 2010 NCAA DII National Championship

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

February 8, 2017

Basalyga sat in his office in 1979. He was also the quarterback coach  for the Turpin football team and the baseball coach at the time. The phone rang in his office and at the other end of the line he hears the voice of the athletic director. “He says to me ‘It says here on your resume that you play...

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