Avon Eagles’ Vlasi Pappas receives offer to play at Lake Erie College

Avon Eagles’ Sr. TE/S Vlasi Pappas has received an offer to pursue his career as a student athlete at Lake Erie College next fall.

Pappas, 6’3, 211, an emotional and verbal leader of the 3-0 Eagles is sidelined this season after an unfortunate knee injury the second week of the season vs Olmsted Falls.

The author of undoubtedly the greatest catch thus far this season, a one-handed leaping grab at the goal line, (pictured above) worthy of an ESPN highlight.

Vlasi is still the heart and soul of a team with playoff aspirations as was evident last week, when while in crutches was still very much a part of the Eagles 31-6 thrashing of rival Avon Lake.

Lake Erie will get one of North East Ohio’s finest, on and off the field, a true team player and team leader. A true example of what hard work and determination will bring. Congrats to Vlasi and his family.

About the Author

Ruben Rodriguez
Ruben joins us this fall to cover High School football. He is an avid and passionate fan of all Cleveland sports. A graduate of Lincoln-West High School many, many years ago, Ruben then went on to serve our country in the US Navy. He was a mentor and coach for the Old Brooklyn Little League and coached basketball at the CYO level.

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