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Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum to host sportsmanship summit

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Steelers Colbert, Pitt's Dixon to speak at sixth annual WPIAL Summit on Sportsmanship this Wednesday

The Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum at the Heinz History Center will host the sixth annual Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) “Summit on Sportsmanship” this Wednesday, Nov. 12, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Keynote speakers at the “Summit on Sportsmanship” will discuss topics related to the importance of sportsmanship in athletics to nearly 600 local student-athletes representing a total of 80 WPIAL schools.

Featured speakers include Pitt basketball coach Jamie Dixon and Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert.

B. Elliot Hopkins, National Federation of State High School Associations director of educational services, and museum co-director Anne Madarasz will also address the students and coaches.

Students will also get the chance to tour the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum and interact with collegiate student-athletes representing the University of Pittsburgh, Robert Morris University, Point Park University, La Roche College, and Chatham University.

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