Boys Varsity Football · Congratulations Ethan Dahlem!


Congratulations to both Coach Mike Junko and Ethan Dahlem!  Ethan was named as a finalist for for the Willie Thrower Award.  The Willie Thrower award goes the top quarterback in the WPIAL/City League for the 2020 football season. The voting was done by a panel of 68 coaches and media members.

A formal, framed invitation letter was presented to Ethan by Korry Greene a member of the committee with all the details and RSVP information. Mr. Thrower, a New Kensington native, was the NFL’s first Black quarterback in 1953. There will be a luncheon on Saturday, April 10 at the Northern Westmoreland Career & Technology Center in New Kensington. The center is located beside the Valley High School football stadium.

All 5 quarterbacks will be invited to the luncheon and the winner will be announced.  At the program’s conclusion, the winner will be announced and that athlete will take home a replica of the Thrower statue.

Again, congratulations Ethan!!  We are so proud of you!