I got this email story before the Centinnial but didn't have time to get it up till now. -- Jason web admin
It is from -Milo Wuslich
I just spent a fruitless hour Googling for any information about that season, year, players, coach, anything, and came up with nothing. So, here's some of what I remember, before the nurse at the home keeps asking me, "What day is it, Milo? WHAT DAY IS IT, MILO??" I would love to read all of your corrections/additions to these memories.
Three Serb Starters: Larry Lapcevic (smooth as silk ball handling forward), Tommy Lapcevic (forward, lefty, deadly from the baseline corners), Billy Stevicks (Center, rugged top rebounder). Then Hank Shawley (probably a Johnny Bull, playmaking lazy-eyed guard, making it tough for anyone to guess the destination of his passes, sometimes including his own teamates), and Jimmie Rulyak (tall, fast, reckless and exciting guard), I think he was Polish. At least his mother, Helen, was best friends with Aunt Barb. That year, I'm not sure but I believe we beat Bridgeville to get into the WPIAL Semi-finals? I was in 7th or 8th grade, and my little cousin Marcia Manovich and I took the bus to the Pitt Field House for that historic semi-final game and sat next to the WHJB Greensburg announcers in the stands.
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