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LaRod NFL bound with Arizona

In District 6, Football, Greater Johnstown, LHAC, Pitt on April 27, 2009 at 9:46 am

One of the top football players to come out of the area in recent years is Greater Johnstown graduate LaRod Stephens-Howling.

Now the former Pitt tailback is headed to the NFC champion Arizona Cardinals after being drafted in the seventh round of the NFL draft on Sunday. More…

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Pitt’s Blue-Gold game gives area players the spotlight

In Bishop McCort, College Sports, Football, Greater Johnstown, Pitt on April 12, 2009 at 8:22 am

The Pitt Panthers football team has a host of local talent on its roster and some of those guys figured prominently in Saturday’s Blue-Gold game.

Richland graduate Marco Pecora intercepted a pass for the Pitt defense, which routed the offense. Greater Johnstown grauduate Antwuan Reed also factored in the scoring, though not for the reason he wanted. More…

Pitt suspensions good and bad for area players

In Bishop McCort, College Sports, Football, Greater Johnstown, Pitt on April 7, 2009 at 8:25 pm

Reports from Pittsburgh are that the Pitt Panthers football team suspended three players for the duration of spring drills, which finish on Saturday with the annual Blue-Gold game.

On the bad side, one of the suspended players is reportedly Bishop McCort grad Wayne Jones. But another suspension could be a good chance for Johnstown graduate Antwuan Reed. More…