Alumni

Albert Gallatin Notable Alumni

Illustrious Athletes

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John Kondrla - Georges Township 1939, St. Vincent College 1943
Drafted in the 30th round of the NFL Draft in 1945 by Pittsburgh.
Played Tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) in 1945.

 

Frank Wydo - German Township 1943, Cornell University 1947
Drafted in the 3rd round of the NFL Draft in 1947 by Pittsburgh.
Played Tackle for 11 seasons in the NFL.
Pittsburgh Steelers (1947-1951)
Philadelphia Eagles (1952-1957)

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Buddy Quertinmont - Albert Gallatin 1961, West Virginia University 1965
Played at Point Marion High School (1958-60) then at Albert Gallatin (1960-61).
Led the state of Pennsylvania in scoring with 687 points during the 1960-61 season.
PIAA Second Team All-State 1959-60
PIAA First Team All-State 1960-61
Two-year starter for WVU in 1963-64 and 1965.
Averaged 10 points a game for his career at WVU. Quertinmont scored 689 points
in 68 career games.

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Bill Marovic - German Township 1961, West Virginia University 1965
1st Team All-American 1964
elected by the American Baseball Coaches Association.
Set the West Virginia University record with 74 stolen bases
Stolen Bases by Year (Soph. - 27) (Junior - 27) (Senior - 20)
Led the NCAA in Stolen Bases (27) in 1963.
His .404 Avg. in 1963 is 8th all-time at WVU.
His 44 hits record in 1963 stood until 1982.

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Stan Boskovich - Albert Gallatin 1972, Yavapai Junior College (Prescott AZ) 1974, West Virginia University 1976
Nicknamed "Bosco"
Set a school record for most points in a game with 54 vs. West Greene on February 17, 1971.
Averaged 27.5 points per game in 1972.
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB) in the 1971 draft in the 33rd round.
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB) in the 1976 draft.
Drafted by the Golden State Warriors (NBA) in the 1976 draft (8th round); played one season.
Set a WVU record with 32 consecutive free throws made. (still stands)
Last WVU player to score 40 points at the WVU Coliseum, February 1, 1975 vs. Davidson.
Boskovich scored 920 points in 52 career games at WVU.

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Ralph Still - German Township 1975, University of Pittsburgh 1979
Nicknamed "Bubby"
Scored 1,362 career points at German Township, 2nd all-time.
Holds the WPIAL record for most points scored in a WPIAL Championship game with 40 vs. Edgewood in 1974.
Hold the WPIAL record for most field goals in a WPIAL Championship game with 18 vs. Edgewood in 1974.
His year by year basketball point totals are Sophomore (281), Junior (462) & Senior (619).
Sophomore year stats at Quarterback in 1973 were 1,200 passing yards & 12 TD's.
Scored 24 touchdowns during his Senior year and 42 touchdowns for his career at German.
Career stats 2,500 passing yards and 1,452 rushing yards at Quarterback.
Led the WPIAL in scoring in both basketball (28.1 PPG) and football (24 TD's) in 1974.
Played WR/DB at the University of Pittsburgh; started for two seasons, lettered for three.
Member of the 1976 Pittsburgh Panthers NCAA Division I National Championship Team.

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Mike King - Fairchance-Georges 1980, West Virginia University 1984
Nicknamed "Wonder Mike"
Scored 1,560 career points at Fairchance-Georges, a school record.
He averaged 27.8 points per game and 17.4 rebounds per game
during the 1979-80 season.
Led his team in 1980 to the WPIAL Class A Runner-Up trophy losing to
Geibel in the finals and the PIAA Class A Third Place trophy losing to East Brady
in the semi finals. The team finished (28-6) and
won the Class A Section 16 Title.
He once scored 50 points in a game vs. West Greene on January 29, 1980.
FG won 114-50.
King had 22 FG's, 6-6 FT's for 50 points, 19 Rebounds & 4 Dunks.
He scored over 30 points 11 times during his Senior Year 1979-80.
His year by year point totals are Sophomore (181), Junior (489) & Senior (890)
1980 WPIAL Class A Player of the Year.
1980 PIAA All-State 1st Team.
1980 Dapper Dan Roundball Classic.
Ranked in the Top 25 scholastic players in the country 1979.
Played at WVU 1981-84
Scored 663 points in 120 career games.
Scored a career high 28 points vs. St. Bonaventure, (2-16-84)

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Sam Mannery - German Township 1987, California University of PA 1991
Only player to start all four years at Quarterback at Cal. U. of PA.
PSAC Rookie of the Year (1987)
PSAC Player of the Year (1990)
Made the Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) practice squad in 1992.
Inducted in the PSAC Hall of Fame 1997.

Career Records at California University of PA

Most Passing Yards - 8,680 (1987-90)

 

Most Pass Attempts - 1,283 (1987-90)

Most Yards Total Offense - 9,125 (1987-90)

 

Most Completions - 649 (1987-90)

2nd Most TD Passes - 64 (1987-90)

   

Season Records at California University of PA

Most Passing Yards - 2,853 (1990)

 

2nd Most TD Passes - 21 (1988)

Most Passing Attempts - 400 (1990)

 

2nd Most Total Offense Yards - 2,778 (1990)

Most Passing Completions - 204 (1990)

   

Single Game Records at California University of PA

Most Yards - 413 vs. Slippery Rock (1990)

 

4th Most Yards - 398 vs. Clarion (1990)

Most Passing Att. - 57 vs. Slippery Rock (1990)

 

Most TD's - 6 vs. Fairmont State (1989)

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Sam Sims - German Township 1959
Nicknamed "The Boss"
Scored a school record 2,138 points in four seasons.
(2nd in Fayette County History)
(18th in WPIAL History)
(75th in PIAA History)
Holds the Fayette County singe game scoring mark of 61 points,
scored against Redstone Township on February 13, 1959 (WON 107-71)
His year by year totals are Freshman (357), Sophomore (609),
Junior (594), Senior (578).

 

Albert Gallatin Notable Alumni

Memorable Coaches

 

Dan Andria - Fairchance-Georges, California University of PA
319 Career Wins (Fairchance-Georges & Albert Gallatin) in 22 years.
Ranks #1 most wins at Fairchance-Georges (193) in 13 years.
Ranks #1 most wins at Albert Gallatin (126-94) in 9 years.
Led Fairchance-Georges to their first playoff appearance in 47 years
during the 1978-79 season.
Led Fairchance-Georges to the 1980 WPIAL Class A Runner-Up.
Led Fairchance-Georges to the #3 ranking in the state in 1980
and a trip to the PIAA Final Four and a (28-6) record.
Led Albert Gallatin to their first playoff win vs. Upper St. Clair in 1997.
Lead Albert Gallatin to their first PIAA Appearance in 1997.
Led Albert Gallatin to the 2007 WPIAL Class AAAA Runner-Up.
12 playoff appearances in 22 years of coaching.
2 Section Titles (1990 & 2005)

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Gene Franks Sr. - Masontown High School, Thiel College
Nicknamed "The Fox"
Taught Math, Physics and Chemistry and was Principal of Masontown High School.
Coached at Masontown High School for 17 years (128-40-11)
Led teams to WPIAL titles in 1937, 1940, 1947 and 1950.
He was named to the All-Time Thiel College Football Team.
Was included into the Pennsylvania Coaches Hall of Fame.
Gene Sr. & Donald Franks are the only father/son combo in the Hall of Fame.

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Dr. Donald Franks - Masontown High School 1955, California University of PA 1959
Nicknamed "Doc"
Coached Albert Gallatin Football for 20 years (160-50-11)
5 undefeated seasons (1970, 1972, 1977, 1979, 1980)
1974 WPIAL Class AA Title.
Awarded the Dapper Dan Award 1974.
Inducted into the Pennsylvania Football Hall of Fame (2005) & the Western PA Hall of Fame (1974).
Gene Sr. & Donald Franks are the only father/son combo in the Hall of Fame.

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Duane Dupont - German Towhship 1987, California University of PA 1991
1987 WPIAL Champion -132 pounds
1987 WPIAL Section Champion - 132 pounds
3 Year Football Starter (WR) at California University
2 time PSAC West All-Star (1989 & 1990)
119 Receptions (4th All-Time)
1,743 Receiving Yards (4th All-Time)
11 Years as Albert Gallatin's Head Wrestling Coach - Record (134-59)

Led teams to 10 consecutive play-off appearances

His wrestlers have earned 5 PIAA State Medalist

Has coached 11 PIAA State Qualifiers

1 WPIAL Champ

5 WPIAL Runners-up

23 Section Champs

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Darwin Stalnaker - German Township 1974, University of Maryland & California University of PA 1978
Coached at Albert Gallatin, Fairchance-Georges & Tri-Valley; Career Record (131-78-2)
Won the WPIAL 112 pound Title in 1974.
Three time WPIAL Section Champion.
Named WPIAL Coach of the Year 1986.
Set a school record at German Township with 78 career wrestling wins.
1973 AAU PA Freestyle State Champion.
1973 AAU National Freestyle Runner-Up.
1973 Olympic Trial Qualifier.
1972 Powerade Champion & 1973 Powerade Champion.
In 1974, he placed 3rd in the PIAA Tournament.
He was a 1976 Collegiate All-American.
1976 Runner-Up in the National Tournament.
Coached the WPIAL All Stars to a victory the Virginia State Champions and
led the PIAA Wrestling Team to a victory over the USA Wrestling Team
at the Dapper Dan Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic.

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Vivian (Stoner) Stringer - German Township 1966, Slippery Rock University 1970
Head Coach of Rugters University Women's Basketball Team (1995-Present)
Inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame (2001)
National Women's Division I Coach of the Year (1982, 1988 & 1993)
2004 Olympic Gold Medal - Assistant Coach for Women's Basketball Team
3rd All-Time Division I women's victories list - 37 years (804-267)

 

Ray Trincia - German Township, Salem University
350 Career Wins (Albert Gallatin, Tri-Valley & Brownsville) in 29 years.
Ranks #1 most wins at "old" Albert Gallatin (294-169) in 21 years.
Ranks #2 most wins at "new" Albert Gallatin (52-89) in 7 years.
Led Albert Gallatin (21-4) to the 1968 WPIAL Class AA Runner-Up.
Led "new" Albert Gallatin to their first playoff appearance in 1994.
Career Record of (350-259) in 29 years.
14 playoff appearances in 29 years.
8 Section Titles (1967, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1982, 1985, 1986 & 1987)

Honorable Mention

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Bob Huggins - West Virginia University 1977
Huggins completed his student teaching at Albert Gallatin High School
in 1977 with Ray Trincia.
Huggins is currently the head basketball coach at WVU, Huggins has a
overall career record of (616-22). He has also coached at
Walsh University, Akron, Cincinnati and Kansas State.

 

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Tommy Bowden - West Virginia University 1977
Bowden completed his student teaching at Albert Gallatin High School
in 1977 with Bob Mangold.
He is currently the head football coach at Clemson University, Bowden
has a overall career record of (87-46). He has also coached at Tulane.

 


Rudy Marisa - Coached Albert Gallatin High School (1960-66),
Waynesburg College (1969-2003)
Career record is 565-300 at Waynesburg College.
The Waynesburg College Field House was renamed in his honor in 2003.
Inducted into the PA Basketball Hall of Fame (2000)

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