West Virginia University Honors Soccer Players at 50th Reunion
Paglia, Ron, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
They didn't set out to become part of West Virginia University's athletic history, but Ralph "Butch" Rossi and Jack Shannon did just that, as pioneers of sorts.
Rossi, a native of Dunlevy, and Shannon, who grew up in Allenport, were among the former players honored at the golden anniversary celebration of WVU men's soccer.
"It was quite a weekend, a time for sharing a lot of great memories with men who have played at West Virginia the past 50 years," said Rossi, who lives in Greensboro, N.C.
The two-day event in Morgantown included a reception at Dick Diesk Soccer Stadium prior to the Mountaineers' 2-1 victory over Binghamton; a banquet at the alumni center …
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