Greg Vaske will be celebrating his 50th birthday on Jan. 7, 2017. Greg graduated from St. John High School in Bancroft in 1985. That same year, he was the pitcher for the 1985 state championship team. Greg remains in his hometown of Bancroft and is a self-employed farmer. His family, including his wife, Annette, and their four children, Shawn, Johanna, Sam and Maggie, are encouraging family and friends to shower him with cards to help him celebrate. Cards and well wishes will reach him at 3701 110th Avenue, Bancroft, IA 50517.