Prairie du Chien’s Blake Thiry named Honorable Mention All-State by Wisconsin Associated Press

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Prairie du Chien football junior Blake Thiry (seen here during the 2023 season against Dodgeville) was named Honorable Mention All-State by the Wisconsin Associated Press. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

By Derick Kelly


Prairie du Chien junior Blake Thiry was recently named Honorable Mention All-State for the 2023 season by the Wisconsin Associated Press. Thiry was named Honorable Mention All-Purpose on offense.

Thiry is the first Prairie du Chien Football player named to the All-State team by the AP since Zach Thornton in 2011. He also joins Mat Peterson in 2001 as the only PdC players named All-State by both the AP and the WFCA in the same season.

Thiry is also the first  PdC player to be named to the AP All-State team as a junior since Larry Teynor and Jim Waller in 1961. Here is a list of every Prairie du Chien football player selected by the Wisconsin Associated Press over the years: 

2023 - Honorable Mention All-Purpose - Blake Thiry, Jr., 2011 - Honorable Mention Running Back - Zach Thornton, Sr., 2008 - Honorable Mention Running Back - Tyler O’Kane, Sr., 2001 - Honorable Mention Wide Receiver - Mat Peterson, Sr., 1998 - First Team Offense Place Kicker - Jason Krogman, Sr., 1988 - Honorable Mention Running Backs - Brian Fernette, Sr. and RB - Greg Osterhaus, Sr., 1977 - Second Team Quarterback - Jan Waller, Sr., 1969 - Honorable Mention Offensive Line - John Howe, Sr., 1962 - Honorable Mention Running Back - Jim Waller, Sr., 1961 - Special Mention Running Backs - Larry Teynor, Jr. and Jim Waller, Jr., 1956 - Honorable Mention Wide Receiver - Wayne Erickson, Sr., and 1947 - Second Team Running Back - Blaine Eber, Sr.

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