Mark to Michigan after accepting scholarship to punt at college

Mark Vassett alongside former NFL punter Shayne Graham while training as a punter.

If you wanted to travel from the Ellinbank Recreation Reserve to Michigan State University, it would take you a little over 20 hours and see you cover almost 16,000km. That’s the journey Warragul local Mark Vassett will make in January,

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Joel makes USA debut

Mike and Di Whitford made the trip from Neerim South to watch their son Joel Whitford carve out the start of his punting career in the United States.

Former Neerim footballer Joel Whitford is beginning to make waves as a punter in the United States, helping the University of Washington Huskies to a 6-1 start to the football season. Having secured a three-year scholarship with the University of

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