Big 33 snub not sitting well with Ohio 

October, 25, 2012
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Pennsylvania’s sudden dismissal of Ohio on Wednesday in the Big 33 All-Star Game didn’t sit well with some from the Buckeye State who either played in the contest or coached in it.

The game dates back to 1957, with Pennsylvania playing against all-stars from Texas, Ohio, Maryland and simply East Pa. vs. West Pa. But Ohio has been involved the last 25 years and dumping Ohio in favor of Maryland for the next five years rubbed a little salt in the wound.

“We’re very taken aback by the letter we received, very surprised,” said Grafton (Ohio) Midview coach Bill Albright, who coached in the Big 33 this year. “Quite honestly, we left as coaches with the support people thinking we were still in good shape.

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