December 23, 1943 Lansford's Joe Sarabok and Paul Kucan are both named to the Associated Press All-State football team. Sarabok, nicknamed "Coco", was a 5-10, 175-pound guard for the Panthers. Kucan, nicknamed "Corp" made the team as a 6-0, 176-pound end on offense. Five other Lansford players are named as Honorable Mentions. They include Bernie Sniscak, Jackie Chuckran, Andy Lukac, John Krauchick and Steve Orachko. Coaldale's Jackie McGeehan also earns honorable mention status.