High School athletics are revered in Whitehall. Mostly because of the stunted intellectual capabilities of most Whitehall and Lehigh Valley citizens. It’s difficult for people around here to wrap their heads around art, classical music, literature or anything else of cultural value. But not high school sports. And this explains the article on the front page of the Morning Call’s website, celebrating the 1982 Whitehall High School state basketball champions. Check out Mcall.com. Honestly, it’s a huge, detailed article. MCall is notorious for writing small blurbs about significant news stories, but can write volumes on great moments in Lehigh Valley sports.
I’ll post more about the article, the team and the sad way they’re still honored today later. But guess who was a member of the “famed” 1982 team? Yep, you guessed it. Former Whitehall Commissioner Kyle Kern.
More to come!