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PA Football News Spring 2021 State Football Scoreboard

2021 PFN Player Profile: Connor Shamany, Hazleton @shamany_7 @HAHS_COUGARS_FB

Written by: on Saturday, June 5th, 2021


Connor Shamany


6-3 185 pounds


2020 stats

33 receptions, 400 yards, 2 touchdowns.

Any awards earned

Standard-Speaker All-Area Team, Sophomore Wide Receiver of the Year Finalist (PaPreps), Citizens Voice All-WVC Team

Could you tell us in your own words what makes Hazleton a great place to go to school and play sports?

Hazleton Area has a lot of dedicated teachers who care about us and want to lead us on the right path. Hazleton has a very tight community of people who support all of our athletic programs as well. It also has a history of competitive sports programs in all sports and it offers many opportunities to all kids to develop as an athlete in their sport which makes it so special to go and play here.

Which side of the ball do you like playing the best and why?

I like playing offense the best because it gives me an opportunity to be a playmaker, showcase my skills and be a large contributor for our team.

What makes football such a good sport to play?

Football is unlike any other sport and it provides you with life lessons such as leadership and teamwork skills along with lifelong friends

What are your personal goals and that of the team for this season?

Some of my goals for this season first-team all-state and 1000+ receiving yards. The goals for our team is to win a district championship, go to the state playoffs and compete for a state championship.

Do you play any other sports? Which ones?

Yes, Baseball.

Which away game do you look forward to the most?

Berwick. There’s nothing like playing at Crispin field on a Friday night.

Have you attended any camps to help you become a better player?

Yes, I have attended several camps before covid. Recently, I have attended the all-state preps camp with many more planned this summer.

Do you plan on playing college ball?

Yes, it’s my dream to play college ball.

Have you had any offers?

No. It’s early in my recruiting process, however, I have received interest from several schools at all levels.

What is a talent you have that would shock others?

A talent I have that would shock people is I’m great at drawing.

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