On August 1, one of the most esteemed athletes ever to play sports at Mechanicville High School was inducted posthumously into the Capital Region Football Hall of Fame in a ceremony held at Michael’s Banquet House in Latham. Rev. J. Daniel Nolan played football at Mechanicville High School, graduated in 1954 and went on to star at Lehigh University where he led his team to 22 victories in 27 games over a three year career. He was drafted by the Washington Redskins and signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Read the entire article in the Sept. 24th issue.