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Shawley keeps B-A alive

December 4, 2012
The Altoona Mirror

Name: Keith Shawley

School: Bellwood-Antis

Age: 17

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Grade: Senior

Sport: Football

Athlete of the week achievement: Blocked a field goal and an extra point to help Bellwood-Antis knock off Delone Catholic, 33-27, in overtime in the PIAA Class A playoffs, putting the Blue Devils into the state semifinal round.

Season update: An offensive lineman, Shawley has helped an offense that is averaging nearly 34 points per game and 263 yards per game on the ground. Defensively, he has 115 tackles this year.

Coach John Hayes' quote: "He has had a great year for us. He has been an anchor on the line offensively and defensively making big plays one right after another. He's a great guy in the locker room. I cannot say enough good things about him."

Favorite teacher: Mr. Partner

Favorite subject: Physics

Favorite movie: "The Condemned"

Favorite food: Chinese

Favorite song: "The Beast" by Tech

Outside interests: Weightlifting, wrestling and running track and field

Favorite professional team: New England Patriots

Favorite college team: Michigan

Pro athlete most admired: Sebastian Vollmer

Best athlete I ever played with: Noah Davis

Best athlete I ever competed against: Richland's John Rizzo

Most influential person on my athletic career: My father, Rich.

Proudest athletic achievement: Getting this far in football with Bellwood-Antis.

How I got my start in football: My parents got me started in Pee Wee football back in second grade.

Future goal: Go to college then join the military.

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