Monday, October 8, 2012

Rare air for Owen J. Roberts thanks to QB Pinelli

Historically a running team, Owen J. Roberts has found uncharacteristic success through the air this season thanks to quarterback Jarrad Pinelli, left. (Kevin Hoffman/The Mercury)

By Don Seeley

Page through the Owen J. Roberts history book and you’ll get a week’s worth of reading about the program’s storied running game.
From Dennis Laws in 1970 all the way up to Ryan Brumfield in 2010, not to mention a few handfuls of other greats in between, have been the backs who carried the football to record lengths and Wildcat teams to eight Ches-Mont League and four Pioneer Athletic Conference championships.
Passing hasn’t been, as they say, OJR’s forté.
Which makes current quarterback Jarrad Pinelli an anomaly.

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