Packers postpone “Battle of the Badges” due to tragic incident in Appleton

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) — The Green Bay Packers have announced that in light of the tragic shooting in Appleton, they have canceled the”Battle of the Badges” Football Tournament.

The event was scheduled for Saturday, May 18th. 

The tournament will be rescheduled to a later date.

In a statement, the Packers expressed their thoughts on the tragic incident; 

“The Packers’ deepest condolences go out to the family and loved ones of the firefighter who was killed, and our thoughts are with all of those injured and affected by the shooting. As always, we express our sincere appreciation for the first responders and public safety and law enforcement personnel who work to protect our community every day.”

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