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2014 Hall of Fame – Leonard Olesky and Carl Kuras

October 18, 2014

Leonard Olesky


Leonard played in the Rivalry from 1957-1960, helping the Wildcats to victories in his Soph, Junior, and Senior seasons. A bruising 225 Fullback and linebacker, Len lead a rushing attack that totaled 405 yards against Lancaster in 1960 and shut down the middle of the field from his Linebacker position. Leonard was a two way ECIC League All Star and a 1st Team All Western New York Selection.

Carl Kuras


Carl played Halfback in 1962,1963,1964 for Lancaster.  He graduated in 1965 and scored a TD in the 1964 Depew game.  He became the Head Football Coach as well as the Athletic Director at Cleveland Hill High School in Cheektowaga.  He spent over 30 plus years in Education and Athletics.  He is a founding member of the Trench Trophy Award, given out Annually to the Top Western New York Lineman of the year.  Mr. Kuras continues to support the Lancaster Redskins Football Team and Community today.

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