We are saddened to announce that two of our fellow Pigskinners and octogenarians, Franklyn Malone and William Billy Cowen, passed away recently. They were both long standing members and contributors to the Pigskin Club. They will be greatly missed!
We have expressed deepest sympathies and condolences on behalf of everyone at the Pigskin Club to their respective families. May they rest in peace!
Pigskin Club Member Louis C. Wilson Honored at Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS) Hall of Fame Gala
October 30, 2020
LouisC. Wilson, Pigskin Club member and PGCPS basketball coach, will be inducted into the PGCPS Hall of Fame at a televised gala. The event is an opportunity to show support for the Excellence in Education Fountation for PGCPS while at the same time celebrating distinguished PGCPS alumni.
This year due to the pandemic, the gala is a virtual experience and will be aired twice on WJLA TV/ABC7 on Friday, November 6, 2020, and Sunday, November 8, 2020.
Other Hall of Fame inductees are: Congressman Steny Hoyer, Martin Lawrence, Sam Brin, Abby Phillips, Richard Arnold and Oretha Bridgewater-Simms.
You do not want to miss this celebration in honor of their accomplishments!
80th Annual Awards Banquet
Washington Informer Article - 80th Annual Awards Banquet
RaQuan Brown, offensive football player, Banneker/T. Roosevelt High School; Kira Porter, member of the Howard University volleyball team; Jahmal Harvey, Youth Boxer of the Year/Oxon Hill Boxing Club and his boxing coach Darrell Davis are just a few of the many honorees to be awarded a 2019 Pigskin Club Award at the 80th Awards Banquet at Catholic University of America, Washington D.C. on February 28, 2020.
The PIGSKIN CLUB OF WASHINGTON, INC., sponsored it's annual field trip to the Washington Redskins training camp in Richmond Virginia on Tuesday, August 6, 2019. Children 18 and under were allowed to participate for free. The bus departed and returned to St. Anthony of Padua Church in Washington, D.C. Lunch was also provided courtesy of the Pigskin Club. See pictures of the event on the YouTube video below.
Pigskin in the News
June 5, 2019 - Pigskin Club Holds Annual Spring Sports Award Banquetread more...Washington Informer.
June 3, 2019 - 2nd Annual Awards Banquet article from theAfro newspaper.