On This Date: Nov. 29, 1997
November 29, 1997 — Nick Colicigno pours in a team-high 23 points and pulls down 11 rebounds to lead Tamaqua to an 82-71 victory over Bishop Hafey in its season opener. Colicigno nets eight of his points in the second quarter as the Blue Raiders, coached by Ed Titus, use a 26-14 frame to gain a 14-point halftime lead. After Hafey tallies, Tamaqua goes 10-of-14 at the free throw line in the final period to seal the win. Kyle Kester collects 16 points for the Raiders, while Joe Tamagini adds 14. Jeremy Frey chips in with six points and nine boards.