Five players, 1993 WA football team to be recognized at Ring of Pride event

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The Wyoming Area Football Alumni will conduct its Ring of Pride Weekend in conjunction with the Sept. 14 home game against Nanticoke.

Kim Pace, Louis Sebastian, Brian Wolcott, Nick Mozal and Chris Sickle will be added to the Ring of Pride and the 1993 team will be honored on its 25th anniversary. With future Massachusetts and Brown players Jim Pizano and Joe Karcutskie leading the way, the 1993 team went 11-2. All players, coaches and water boys from the team have been invited to take part in the event.

The weekend festivities will get started with a noon luncheon at Marianacci’s Restaurant in West Wyoming. Induction into the Ring of Pride will take place during halftime of the game and there will be a post-game party at Sabatini’s Bottle Shop.

Pace, a 1971 graduate, was an all-star kicker on the football and a state-qualifying javelin thrower during track and field season. After kicking for the King’s College club football team, Pace had tryouts or rookie camp invitations from five National Football League teams.

Currently a volunteer coach for Wyoming Area punters and kickers, Pace lives in Plains Township where he works as an investment consultant. He has been a financial advisor for 32 years.

Sebastian played on the 1980 football championship team and was a championship wrestler who graduated in 1981. A former police officer in Wilkes-Barre and West Pittston is a business owner and now lives in Redington Beach, Fla.

Wolcott, a 2001 graduate, was a three-time, all-star football player and a district champion pole vaulter. He went on to earn Centennial Conference all-star honors while playing football at Johns Hopkins University. He lives in Huntsville, Ala. and is a patent examiner for the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Mozal, a 2004 graduate, was a two-way starting end on three championship football teams and started two years for the basketball team. Now a lawyer in Wilmington, Del., he also played football for three years at Bucknell University where he earned academic/athletic honors.

Sickle, a 1991 graduate, was a lineman at Wyoming Area and Lafayette College. The Old Forge resident works in sales.





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