Home About Archives RSS Feed

Hall of Fame NFL Coach To Speak In Pittsfield

Andy McKeever

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Hall of Fame coach Marv Levy was announced as the keynote speaker at Saint Joseph High School's Hall of Fame gala in May.

Levy is most known for leading the Buffalo Bills to four consecutive Super Bowls - losing all of them - in the early 1990s. With star-packed teams featuring Jim Kelly, Thurman Thomas, Andre Reed and Bruce Smith, Levy is the most successful coach in team history with a 112-70 record. Under his reigns the Bills made the playoffs right out of nine years with six division championships.

Levy was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame first ballot in 2001 and he has since moved on to be a motivational speaker.

He will be the keynote speaking for Saint Joseph's gala "An Evening with the Stars" that will induct the school's best football athletes of all-time into its Hall of Fame. The gala will be held May 20 at the Crowne Plaza on West Street. The proceeds will benefit the Catholic Schools of Pittsfield.

The Hall of Fame induction will celebrate the grand tradition of Crusader’s football by honoring a legends team comprised of the stars from the 1940s, 50s and 60s and all-decade teams from the 1970s, 80s and 90s. St. Joseph’s has a storied history that has included several championship teams and a number of standouts who would go on to play at the college level. Ballots are being distributed to St. Joe’s alumni to vote on the legends and all-decade teams.

 "We are thrilled to host this gala that will bring all the generations of St. Joe’s football together to share in this special tradition," said Bill Jones, board chairman of the Catholic Schools of Pittsfield, in a press release. "Also, we are all looking forward to welcoming Marv Levy to the community to hear his own motivational stories."

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Marv Levy, St. Josephs      
News Headlines
Local Democrats Rally Against Latest Federal Health Care Bill
Letter: Stephanie Bosley Will Provide Fresh Ideas in Boston
Letter: Bullett Endorses Blackmer for State Representative
Letter: Stephanie Bosley Best Person for Representative
Berkshires Beat: Fall Foliage Children's Races Winners Announced
Area High School Golf Products Compete at Williamstown Invitational
Cheshire to See If Reopening School Possible
Readsboro Getting More Broadband Service
New Williams College Inn Clears Final Regulatory Hurdle
Williams Field Hockey Edges Bates


Categories:
Baseball (13)
Basketball (4)
Bruins (3)
Celtics (0)
Football (3)
Hockey (4)
Patriots (1)
Red Sox (1)
Rugby (1)
Archives:
Tags:
Colonials Mcla Youth Sports St. Josephs Pittsfield Suns Keene State Pittsfield Fireworks All-stars Mount Greylock Little League Boston Marathon Joe Wolfe Hockey League Wahconah Park Local Leagues Trailblazers Williams College Rugby World Record Fall Sports 2012 Steeplecats Buffalo Bills High School Sports World Series Paronto Sports Preview Hall Of Fame Ephs Wooster Vandalism Babe Ruth North Adams Marv Levy Opener
Popular Entries:
Pittsfield Knocked Out Of Babe Ruth World Series
Williams Rugby Fights Cold Weather For World Record
Pittsfield Colonials Sign Former Major Leaguer
Pittsfield Baseball Team Dubbed 'Suns'
Williams College Falls in Final Four
Local Boston Marathon Runners Results
Hall of Fame NFL Coach To Speak In Pittsfield
Futures League Team To Call Wahconah Park Home
SteepleCats Launched New Website
'Growing Pains' For County Gridders
Recent Entries:
Professional Hockey an Opportunity for North Adams
Pittsfield Suns To Host All Star Game
Mayor Bianchi Commends Pittsfield Babe Ruth Team
'Growing Pains' For County Gridders
Pittsfield Knocked Out Of Babe Ruth World Series
SteepleCats Back at Joe Wolfe After Season-Opener Win
Q&A With Pittsfield Suns Owner On Opening Day
Greylock Boys Basketball Sweep Tourneys
Monterey Softball Seasons Starts Month Early
MCLA Honors Graduating Winter Athletes