Snerr wins PP&K competition
KJ Snerr, 14, of Jim Thorpe, placed first in the 14-15-year-old age group of the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Team Championship held at the Philadelphia Eagles NovaCare Center in Philadelphia on Sunday, Nov. 27. Snerr qualified for the Team Championship by winning the local competition held in Lehighton in September and was in the top four scorers of all the regional competitions held in October, having won the Allentown regionals. Snerr is an 8th grade student at St. Joseph Regional Academy in Jim Thorpe, and played on the Marian freshman football team this past season. All participants in the PP&K competition were introduced on the sidelines before the Eagles-Patriots game and all Team Champions were introduced on the field at the end of the first quarter.