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Fans get to name Pocono’s June event


March 12. 2013 1:20AM
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Pocono Raceway and Walmart announced Monday that voting for the new name of the June 9 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at “The Tricky Triangle,” based off three fan-submitted race name entries is now open. The three fan-submitted race name finalists include: Race More. Live Better. 400, Pocono for the People 400, and Party in the Poconos 400.


Race fans will have the chance to vote on their favorite race name choice until April 8. To vote, visit: walmarturl.com/fandriven400.


Additionally, Pocono Raceway and Walmart are making the 400-mile June 9 race more affordable for fans through the “Fan Driven 400” program by offering 16,000 Concourse Grandstand tickets for $25 each. Tickets can be purchased at poconoraceway.com or by calling 800-722-3929.


Further fan involvement will include voting on the main concession item, from three Pocono Raceway Fan Council-submitted pierogie recipes, and voting on the Chevrolet Camaro SS Pace Car design, to be used throughout the June 7-9 race weekend at “The Tricky Triangle.” Voting on the concession item will run April 9 to May 6 and for the Pace Car design from May 7-27.


College basketball


Wilkes’ David Jannuzzi joins King’s Ed Moyer and Brian Horgan and former Scranton player and King’s head coach J.P. Andrejko on the MAC All-Century team.


Jannuzzi, a 2001 Wilkes graduate and four-year standout, was the Jostens Division III and ECAC Player of the Year as a senior. Jannuzzi stands as the school’s all-time scoring leader with 2,132 points.


Moyer ranks as the sixth all-time leading scorer with 1,470 points and is second all-time with 1,135 rebounds. Moyer is one of just three King’s player to have reached both the 1,000 point and 1,000 rebound mark in a career.


Horgan stands as the third all-time leading scorer in King’s history with 1,637 points from 2001-05.


As a player for Scranton from 1984-88, Andrejko posted the fifth-highest career scoring total, going for 1,731 career points. Additionally, he was named to the 1988 NCAA Final Four “All-Tournament Team.”




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