Williamsburg H.S. Basketball 1954-55: A Tradition Revisited
September 3, 2020
As I walked into the Williamsburg High School gymnasium recently for a boys' District 6-A semi-final playoff game, showcasing Saltsburg and the Blue Pirates, it was my privilege to run into an old friend and fellow WHS "alum," Ed Allender (1955).
I had an immediate flashback to the 1954-55 Juniata Valley League championship team that Ed made a major contribution to. Interestingly, the "Allender" family lived directly across the street from the front entrance to the high school, an easy commute across West Third Street.
On this winter evening in 2020, Ed, myself and hundreds more were treate...