The Renbarger Jug
The hockey rivalry between Portage Central and Mattawan has grown over many years and in 2002 a trophy was created for the winner of the rivalry game: The Renbarger Jug.
The trophy is named after former Mattawan student and hockey player,
Ryan T. Renbarger who died of leukemia when he was 13 years old.
The Renbarger Jug game is always the second regular season meeting between these two teams, usually in late January or February.
The Portage Muskies are honored to carry this tradition forward and honor Ryan with this event.