Wyoming Area inducts 4 to Ring of Pride, honors 1966 football team


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Wyoming Area Ring of Pride inductee Larry ‘Bucky’ Marrianacci, right, Class of 1978, receives his award from a WA cheerleader.


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Wyoming Area Ring of Pride inductee Chris Kamala Towns, Class of 1998, receives his award from a WA cheerleader.


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Wyoming Area Ring of Pride inductee Matt Williams, Class of 2003, receives his award from a WA cheerleader.


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Wyoming Area Class of 1966 football team members Paul Marranca, right, Steve Harmanos, Joe Bartell, Bert Bratley, Fred Ciccacci, and Charlie Burns are announced to the fans at halftime of the Wyoming Area-Scranton Prep football game Friday night.


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Lou Ciampi Jr., speaks to the fans at Wyoming Area’s Jake Sobeski Stadium.


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Wyoming Area Ring of Pride inductee Marty Pepe, Class of 1991, receives his award from a WA cheerleader.


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WEST PITTSTON — The Wyoming Area Football Alumni Association inducted four new members to the Ring of Pride at halftime of Friday night’s game with Scranton Prep.

The following players were inducted: Matt Williams a 2003 Wyoming Area graduate; Larry Marianacci, a 1978 Wyoming Area graduate; Chris Towns, a 1998 Wyoming Area graduate; and Marty Pepe, a 1991 Wyoming Area graduate.

The 50th anniversary celebration of Wyoming Area’s first football team was also held. The school honored the 1966 team, the first in school history.

Homecoming for Wyoming Area will be held at the Friday, Oct. 7 game against GAR.

Wyoming Area Ring of Pride inductee Larry ‘Bucky’ Marrianacci, right, Class of 1978, receives his award from a WA cheerleader.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD092516RingOfPride_spt_3.jpgWyoming Area Ring of Pride inductee Larry ‘Bucky’ Marrianacci, right, Class of 1978, receives his award from a WA cheerleader. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Wyoming Area Ring of Pride inductee Chris Kamala Towns, Class of 1998, receives his award from a WA cheerleader.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD092516RingOfPride_spt_4.jpgWyoming Area Ring of Pride inductee Chris Kamala Towns, Class of 1998, receives his award from a WA cheerleader. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Wyoming Area Ring of Pride inductee Matt Williams, Class of 2003, receives his award from a WA cheerleader.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD092516RingOfPride_spt_2.jpgWyoming Area Ring of Pride inductee Matt Williams, Class of 2003, receives his award from a WA cheerleader. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Wyoming Area Class of 1966 football team members Paul Marranca, right, Steve Harmanos, Joe Bartell, Bert Bratley, Fred Ciccacci, and Charlie Burns are announced to the fans at halftime of the Wyoming Area-Scranton Prep football game Friday night.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD092516RingOfPride_spt_6.jpgWyoming Area Class of 1966 football team members Paul Marranca, right, Steve Harmanos, Joe Bartell, Bert Bratley, Fred Ciccacci, and Charlie Burns are announced to the fans at halftime of the Wyoming Area-Scranton Prep football game Friday night. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Lou Ciampi Jr., speaks to the fans at Wyoming Area’s Jake Sobeski Stadium.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD092516RingOfPride_spt_1.jpgLou Ciampi Jr., speaks to the fans at Wyoming Area’s Jake Sobeski Stadium. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Wyoming Area Ring of Pride inductee Marty Pepe, Class of 1991, receives his award from a WA cheerleader.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD092516RingOfPride_spt_5.jpgWyoming Area Ring of Pride inductee Marty Pepe, Class of 1991, receives his award from a WA cheerleader. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Staff reports

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