Gridiron Great Joe Wimmer, PSU Reaping Benefits From Win, Cassel News + More

Published 09/05 2011 10:55PM

Updated 09/05 2011 11:05PM

In Pittsburg High's 42-18 defeat of Coffeyville Friday night, quarterback Joe Wimmer rushed 12 times for 160 yards and 2 touchdowns. He also returned a fumble 99 yards for a score. He's our Gridiron Great.

At the next level in Pittsburg, junior defensive end Gus Toca was named the MIAA Defensive Player of the Week after six tackles (2.5 for loss), two sacks and a forced fumble last Thursday night. Sophomore John Brown was the Special Teams Player of the Week after an 84 yd punt return. The team is now ranked 25th in the country after beating Missouri Western 34-7.

Elsewhere, Matt Cassel says despite his cracked rib, he'll be "ready to roll" Sunday against the Bills.

Sad news: Oklahoma native and one-time Sooner great Lee Roy Selmon passed away Sunday.

The Cardinals lose to the Brewers and the AdvoCare500 is ready to run Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.

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