By: The Review | Towanda Daily Review | December 15, 2011 | Photo courtesy The Review
The Towanda Football Hall of Fame recently inducted five members: Bob Chamberlain, Pat Griffin, Scott Dunn, Jake Kapson and Steve Vischansky.
Bob Chamberlin graduated from high school in 1975. In 1974 during his senior campaign the team won it's first three consecutive championships 1974, 1975 and 1876. Bob was a hard nosed back who rushed for over 900 yards and nine touchdowns during that championship season. He presently works at Dupont in Towanda. He has had two sons, Rhett and Ryan, who both played in the Towanda program. Rhett was a captain of the 2000 Black Knight team. He resides in Towanda with his wife Mickey.
Pat Griffin was a 1982 graduate and was a two year starter at quarterback, winning an NTL Championship in 1980. He was named to various all league teams after his senior year closed out. He pursued a degree from Penn State University, graduating in 1986. He received his MBA from Duke University in 1990. He is currently employed by J.P. Morgan Securities in Chicago, Illinois in investment banking. He resides in Lake Forest, Illinois with his wife Meg, son Jack and daughter Sarah.
Scott Dunn graduated from high school in 2001. He was a four year letter winner as quarterback in high school. He captained the team to a 9-2 season which was the best record the team had in it's previous 14 seasons. He was named the Player of the Year in 2000. Scott was also named First Team All-League quarterback. After graduation he went to Shippensburg University then moved to Florida to pursue a career in country music. He moved back to Bethlehem three years ago where he continues to write and record country music.
Jake Capson graduated in 2006. He was a three year starter at running back and linebacker. He was named First Team running back his junior and senior season. He was named as the Offensive Player of the Year in 2005 as he rushed for 789 yards on 75 attempts for an average of 10.5 yards per carry before being injured halfway through his senior season. He amassed 2,248 yards in the course of 29 varsity starts. He resides in Kingston.
Steve Vischansky graduated in 2006. He captained the team along with Jake Kapson during the 2005 undefeated campaign. He was a three year starter on both sides of the ball and was an All-League selection in both his junior and senior season. A tough, relentless blocker who blocked for some great backs in the Towanda football program. Vischansky helped three backs reach the 1,000 yard mark during his years in the trenches (Brad Lantz, Billy Oliver and Jake Kapson). Steve graduated from Mansfield University with a BA in criminal justice and a minor in business. He and his wife Ashley reside in Monroeton with their son Ashton.