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Hawks honor broadcaster

by on February 13, 2014 10:45 AM

The IUP basketball teams will recognize Renda Broadcasting’s Jack Benedict before Saturday night’s men’s game for his 45 years of calling games on local radio.

Joining Benedict, front, are from left, men’s coach Joe Lombardi and players Manny Yarde and Jesse Bosnik and women’s players Talen Watson, Leslie Stapleton and coach Tom McConnell.

IUP plays host to Gannon at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex, with the women tipping off a 5:30 p.m. followed by the men at 7:30.

Vouchers for free tickets are being distributed in Indiana at Giant Eagle, 475 Ben Franklin Road, and Renda Broadcasting, 840 Philadelphia St. (Tom Peel/Gazette photo)

Chief Photographer Tom Peel has been photographing events in the county since 1966. He started with the Gazette while in high school and then came on board full-time in 1969. So if you do something good, bad or just interesting, he will most likely be there to take your picture. Tom can be reached at or 724-465-5555 ext. 275.
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