Sports Illustrated Feature Includes Uniontown Racer
Capasso, Chasity M., Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Before athletes such as Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, golfer Tiger Woods and tennis player Andy Roddick went pro, they debuted in "Faces in the Crowd," a section of Sports Illustrated magazine that recognizes high school talent.
After being featured in the magazine's July 23 edition, Uniontown- area native and track and field all-star Breehana Jacobs can now add "nationwide recognition" to her extensive list of sports achievements.
The 18-year-old Laurel Highlands Senior High School graduate said she first became interested in running track after attending a fifth- grade track meet.
"It was just a small event that all of the schools in the …
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Publication information: Article title: Sports Illustrated Feature Includes Uniontown Racer. Contributors: Capasso, Chasity M. - Author. Newspaper title: Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Publication date: September 23, 2007. Page number: Not available. © 2009 Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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