Alumnifootballusa.com is bring back a heated rivalry sure to ignite some old feelings within Washington. The organization will host a Trinity vs. Wash High alumni football game Friday, July 8 with a site and time to be determined.
Games are full-contact and both teams are in the process of organizing rosters, cheerleaders and possibly pep bands. Last year, alumni teams from Burgettstown, Chartiers-Houston, Fort Cherry and South Fayette took part in the series with an alumni doubleheader and it drew considerable interest and participation from all four communities. Ringgold's Joe Montana Stadium also hosted games last summer and were played in front of a near-capacity crowd.
Washington is believed to field some of its top players from teams that won a 2001 PIAA Class AA championship in addition to playing for several WPIAL titles in the 1990s.
* Chartiers-Houston softball, one of the area's more tradition-rich teams, will host an alumni softball game on Saturday, April 16 at Allison Elementary Field. The game will be played following the varsity game, which starts at 1 p.m.
There will be a cookout and get-together following the alumni game.
Those interested in playing or attending should call Colleen Smith at 724-554-0068.