The Big 33 Football Classic press conference is set for Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at Landis Field. The press conference is scheduled to start at 11:30 a.m. Last time, a snowstorm caused the postponement of the press conference
The 2017 version of the game will take place on Jun. 17 at Landis Field.
Below are the confirmed guests for the press conference:
*Dauphin County Commissioner Jeff Haste (Chairman, Master of Ceremonies)
*Commissioner Mike Pries (Vice-Chairman)
*Commissioner George P. Hartwick III (Secretary)
*PSFCA President Garry Cathell
*School Board Chainman Ford Thompson
*Big 33 coaches – TEAM PA assistant coach Jerry Yonchiuk (Lebanon HS) and TEAM MD Head Coach Chuck Markiewicz (Arundel HS).
*Buddy Program representative – Owen Marsico
*Several people to be honored including:
*Noah Spence -(Bishop McDevitt High School, Ohio State, Eastern Kentucky, Tampa Bay Buccaneers). Spence will not be in attendance.
*Jordan Hill (Steelton-Highspire High School, Penn State, Seattle Seahawks, Detroit Lions). Hill will not be in attendance.
*Bobby Watson Sr. – (Steelton High School, 1960 Big 33, University of Tennessee and coach at Hershey High for 35 years).
*Steve Keim – Red Land High School, 1991 Big 33, North Carolina State, General Manager of Arizona Cardinals.)
Posthumous Award – Adrian Robinson (Harrisburg High School, Temple, Pittsburgh) and Dave Trimbur