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U.S. Army’s Pennsylvania Passing League

Posted Monday, May 17, 2010 by Ed Dalton
U.S. Army’s Pennsylvania Passing League
partners with the Pittsburgh Steelers
Top two PPL teams will compete at halftime of Steelers preseason game at Heinz Field
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                 Contact: Mike Sinnott
17 May 2010                                                                         (517) 927-4570
HARRISBURG, PA The U.S. Army Harrisburg Recruiting Battalion is proud to announce a partnership with the National Football League’s Pittsburgh Steelers that will honor the best teams in the Pennsylvania Passing League (PPL). The top two teams in the Pennsylvania Passing League will play an exhibition at halftime of the Pittsburgh Steelers preseason opener, when the Steelers host the Detroit Lions on Saturday, August 14 at Heinz Field. 
We’re very excited about this opportunity with the Steelers,” U.S. Army Harrisburg Recruiting Battalion Commanding Officer Lt. Col. Stephen Lockridge said. This partnership will give the student-athletes competing in the Pennsylvania Passing League the opportunity to play at a NFL venue. It’s a wonderful opportunity and we’re very excited about our partnership with such a legendary franchise as the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The Pittsburgh Steelers are the fifth-oldest franchise in the National Football League, and have one of the most storied histories in professional sports. Founded and still operated by the Rooney Family, the Steelers have set the bar as winners of an unprecedented 6 Super Bowl victories.
The Steelers Youth Football programs are designed to promote the great game of football to boys and girls ages 6-18 through camps, clinics, television shows, fundraising opportunities and more. In addition, the Steelers provide coaching education to youth and high school coaches to instill proper technique and safe play.
The Pennsylvania Passing League is in its first season as a seven-on-seven passing league for high school student athletes throughout the Keystone State. The official rules of play for the Pennsylvania Passing League are available for download at www.TheSportsFlash.com/PPL. Entry forms and releases are also available for download at the web site. 
TSF Radio Network is now accepting team entry forms for the league. In addition, if your school is interested in hosting a PPL event, please contact TSF Radio Network’s Mike Sinnott at (517) 927-4570 or via e-mail at ArmySTRONG.PA@TheSportsFlash.com or TheSportsFlash@aol.com.  
The 2010 Pennsylvania Passing League is part of the U.S. Army Harrisburg Recruiting Battalion’s 2010 Army STRONG Tour, which includes the Army Iron Man campaign, the Army Coach of the Year, the Army STRONG Wrestler of the Year, and the Army Rivalry Tour.
The United States Army is charged with protecting Americas freedom and preserving peace. The Army trains and equips its soldiers to be the best, especially when it comes to their job, leadership, and soldiering skills. With more than 150 jobs available in many exciting fields, the U.S. Army provides many job training and leadership training opportunities. From working with computers to assisting doctors to fixing helicopters, there’s an Army job that’s right for you. For more information, go online to www.GoArmy.com.
The Sports Flash” Radio Network provides 184 radio stations in 13 states with customized, local sports reports, reaching a 2.5-million listeners. TSF Radio Network manages the Pennsylvania Passing League for the U.S. Army’s Harrisburg Recruiting Battalion. In addition, TSF Radio Network manages tobacco-prevention campaigns targeting high school students in several states, including:  Kentucky; Montana; North Carolina; South Carolina; and Wyoming. TSF Radio Network also manages the Army Iron Man campaign that honors the best two-way high school football players in several states and the Army STRONG Wrestler of the Year campaign.
- Go Army! -

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