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  • Feb 11, 2014
Who says executives aren't people? This past weekend, Bill Ford, executive chairman of Ford Motor Company, and a group of employees trekked up to Eagle River, WI for a few games of pond hockey. Team Ford took part in the 2014 Labatt Blue/USA Pond Hockey Championship, capturing its fifth title in the 50+ Tier 1 Division.

"It feels great to win," Ford, who plays on the team alongside other Ford employees, told the USA Hockey website. "It was fun to play [River Valley Pioneers] because they're great guys and we play them every year. We finally beat them, which we were due. It was a very clean game, a tough game."

The FoMoCo team managed to score seven goals to River Valley's two, and went undefeated in all five of its games during the tourney. Take a look below for the official press release on Team Ford's win.
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EAGLE RIVER, Wis. - Executive Chairman Bill Ford, Ford employees Rene Rodolosi and Rob Sosnitza, along with their fellow teammates won the 2014 Labatt Blue USA Hockey Pond Hockey National Championship for the 50+ Tier I division, which was held Feb. 7-9, 2014 in Eagle River in northern Wisconsin. The Ford team went 5-0 on the weekend, beating the River Valley Pioneers 7-2 in the title game. This is the fifth time the Ford team has won the title.

The USA Hockey Pond Hockey National Championship began in 2006 with 40 teams and players. The tournament has grown in popularity and this year featured 334 teams and 2,300 players. With wind chills that dipped to -27 degrees, more than 600 games were played on 31 rinks over a three-day period.


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      Jeff
      • 10 Months Ago
      Give the guy some credit. Winning the Tier one division is hard. Don't be fooled that the over 50 bracket is a bunch of geezers. They can play.
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      Drizzy
      • 10 Months Ago
      Those jersey's are kinda dope
      AcidTonic
      • 10 Months Ago
      He's only human if he plays some hockey.... Is that the message here? I'm confused.
        JohnR
        • 10 Months Ago
        @AcidTonic
        I gather it doesn't take much to confuse you.
      rubley00
      • 10 Months Ago
      I love how my comments about these non-auto stories keep getting deleted
      HUMANMPC2000
      • 10 Months Ago
      Hey if Billy is so good playing hockey,why don't he try to play quarterback for the Lions ? Maybe he can take his team too the Superbowl ! LOL
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      gtv4rudy
      • 10 Months Ago
      Amazing Bill still has all his teeth left.
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