January 28, 1953 The Philadelphia Eagles, behind 35 points from Norm Willey, defeat a regional all-star basketball team in a March of Dimes benefit game held at Lansford High School. The Eagles, who win the contest 82-65, also receive 12 points from Chuck Bednarik. Former Lansford player Bob Sakitis leads the local all-stars with 16 points while Coladale grad Teddy Lithgow tallies 15. Joe Stianchi, of Lansford, also contributes 13.
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Monday, January 28, 2013