For example, did you know that the 1969 Jamestown High School graduate worked with, was the athletic trainer for or oversaw the rehabilitation of, among others: baseball Hall-of-Famers Sandy Koufax, Mike Piazza, Gary Carter, Ozzie Smith and Roberto Alomar; NFL Hall-of-Famer Steve Largent; and heavyweight boxing champion Riddick Bowe?,Did you know that Lopriore was a certified athletic trainer with the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Arizona Diamondbacks (as the rehabilitation director), the New York Mets, the Cincinnati Reds and the Detroit Tigers organizations?,Beyond his work at the professional level, Lopriore also had extensive college experience, including a four-year stint as the head athletic trainer at the University of New Orleans; and served as co-coordinator of medical services for the 1990 NCAA Southeast Regional men’s basketball tournament at the Superdome.,Between his time in baseball and at the University of Orleans, Lopriore spent five years as the staff trainer at the Kenner Regional Medical Center in Kenner, La.,Lopriore began his career as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Louisiana-Lafayette (1977-79) and returned to the school as an assistant athletic trainer and physical education instructor from 1982-84.

In their first season in Indianapolis, head coach Frank Reich, left, and offensive coordinator and Jamestown native Nick Sirianni have guided the Colts into the playoffs.,Father Fran, a member of the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame, coached Southwestern High School from the mid-1970s to the early 1980s; brother Mike is the head coach at Washington & Jefferson College where he has compiled one of the best winning percentages in the NCAA; and brother Jay coached Southwestern to a pair of New York State Public High School Athletic Association championships in 2008 and 2009.,Once the youngest Sirianni arrived at the University of Mount Union, he played for Larry Kehres, who guided the Purple Raiders to 11 national championships in his career.,Upon his graduation, Sirianni began his climb up the coaching ranks with stops at Mount Union, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, the Kansas Chiefs and the San Diego/Los Angeles Chargers, before joining Reich’s staff in Indianapolis last February.,“One of the reasons I’m in the position I’m in now is because of the successful coaches I’ve been around, starting with growing up in a coach’s house, learning how to coach with my brothers, and then, obviously, playing for the most successful coach in NCAA football history in Larry Kehres,” he told The Post-Journal last October.


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Knights of Columbus Councils 8152/16088 held their 26th annual charity golf tournament on Wednesday, June 20, at the Bear Trace Golf Course., Second flight winners, also decided by a scorecard playoff, were Gary Fitch, Larry Helm, John Johnson and Dave Bockman with a score of 67., Gold Hole Sponsors were Cannon Restaurant Group, Tom May, K of C Insurance Agent, Middle Tennessee Natural Gas Utility and Dr. Kimberly Peaslee., Bronze Hole Sponsors were Action Heating Cooling, Berkshire Hathaway Homes, Best Used Truck of TN, Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc., Bilyeu CPA Group, Benny Bixenman, Budget Blinds, Century 21 Fountain Realty, Cherokee Distributing Co., Comfort Suites/Hampton Inn, Crossville Tile Outlet Store, Cumberland County Bank, Cumberland Eye Care, Dave Kirk Automotive, Robert Diller – IMO Marion Diller, Pete Brisbee – Edward Jones, EOP Consulting, Donald G. Hooie DDS, Fairfield Homes/Glade Realty, First Bank, First National Bank of Tennessee, Gernt Insurance Group, Gondola Pizza House, Good Times Wine, Spirits Brew, Gray Chiropractic Clinic, Habitat for Humanity, Happy Hound Realty, Highland Federal SL, Jan’s Wine and Liquor, Knights of Columbus Council 16088, Lefty’s Barbeque, McDonald’s/Jamestown Enterprises, Peavine Care Center, Plateau Bowling Center, Romo’s Mexican Restaurant, SS Siding Supply, Inc., Shadden Tire South, Spike’s Sports Grille, The Persnickety Proofreader,  TN Vegetable Packers, The Brass Lantern, Tony’s Place, Tri-County Equipment and W.E. Mayberry Sons LLC., Knights of Columbus would like to thank their donors of team door prizes, gift bag items, prize drawing items and food and beverages: Ba Lou’s Furniture Gallery, Boston’s Restaurant, Chestnut Hill Winery, Collage Boutique of Fairfield Glade, Crab Orchard Care Center Inc., Cracker Barrel, Custard cabin, Dave Finnel, East Tennessee Dodge, Denny Roy, Express Lunch, Fairfield Glade Wellness Center, Fairfield Glade Golf, Glade Café, Golf Capital Learning Center-Greg Wyatt, Happy Hound Realty, Harold Schultz, JR Automotive, John Mary Kopmeier, Las Margaritas, Ed Mayo, Mortgage Investors Group, Jerry Oidtman, Pizza Hut, Red Lobster, Barry Reed, O’Charleys Restaurant, Peter Betty Staab, PJ’s Nascar Outlet, Rocky Top 10 Cinema, Rich Soenen,  State Farm – Drew Moses, Steve Sullentrup, Don Chrobot, Shelton Johnson, Spikes Sports Grille, The Brass Lantern Restaurant, The Feed Store, U.S. Bank, Villa Pizza-Fairfield Glade, Volunteer Express Trucking, Rollie Wicker, Mike Wilkiel, Wilson’s Paint Decorating and Zaxby’s.