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Letter to the Editor

A Fond Farewell to Ron, Allen and Jason

To the Editor:

Unfortunately, toward the end of 2021, the Williamsburg Blue Pirate athletic fraternity lost three special members.

As basketball players at W.H.S., all three were senior starters and each one was on Juniata Valley League championship squads and then played in games for the District “ 6” title, as well.

Ron Robeson ('55), along with senior contributors Ed Allender, Phil Over, Al Shaffer and John Burger won the school’s second JVL championship after close to a 20 year drought (1936). Coach Bill Casper’s squad ('54-'55) went 22-3 and advanced to the District final before losing to...


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