Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Steeler's quarterback Ben Roethlisberger passed footballs and ran drills with kids at Seneca Valley High School.
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is no stranger to leading his teammates on the football field. Tuesday was no different, expect the offense and defensive linemen swarming him were, well, a bit less physically imposing. For the second day in a row, Roethlisberger tossed footballs, offered advice and conducted drills for about 500 youths from around the region as part of his annual football camp. Organized by Football ProCamps, the two-day training session for boys and girls ages 7 to 14 was held Monday and Tuesday at Seneca Valley's NexTier Stadium. Monday’s special guest was Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel, who tossed footballs and coached mini-games for campers. On Tuesday, it was backup quarterback Charlie Batch…
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
For the second year in a row, the Steelers quarterback hosts a youth football camp at NexTier Stadium.
Ben Roethlisberger took to the football field Monday—but it wasn’t to face down an opposing defensive line. For the second year in a row, the Steelers quarterback is hosting the Highmark Ben Roethlisberger Football ProCamp for boys and girls ages 7 to 14 at Seneca Valley's NexTier Stadium. Leslie Pentecost, sales coordinator for ProCamps Worldwide—the organization that puts together the training sessions—said about 450 youths from around the region—and even from other states—signed up for this year’s event. Among them was 8-year-old Adam Lynch, who traveled from Jacksonville, Fla., to join his cousin, Nicholas Dyer, 8, of Lower Burrell, at the camp. “He is Steelers everything,” said Adam’s aunt. “This is the thrill of a lifetime for him.” …
Saturday, June 9, 2012
The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback says he and his wife are expecting.
A big announcement for Big Ben. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback wrote online that his wife, Ashley, is pregnant. "Ashley and I are proud to let you all know that we are expecting a baby boy later this year! It is truly a blessing and we are so excited!" Ben Roethlisberger posted Saturday on his official website. The Roethlisbergers received more than 2,000 messages from fans on his website since posting the announcement. The couple married in July 2011. Ben finished his degree and graduated from Miami University (OH) in May—nine years after leaving for the NFL. Share your thoughts in the comments below.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
This year's event will take place June 18-19.
Once just wasn’t enough for Ben Roethlisberger. For the second year in a row, the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback will head to Seneca Valley to host a youth football training camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 14 at the district's NexTier Stadium. This year’s camp will take place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 18-19. The cost is $199 per kid. Besides getting instruction and footballs tossed to them from a Super Bowl champion, campers will participate in daily games, stations and skills contests. Campers also will receive a T-shirt, an autographed team photo with Roethlisberger and the opportunity to enter in contests and win prizes. Plus, you never know who may show up. Last year, the Steelers' Brett Keisel joined Roethlisberger at camp. …
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
The Steelers quarterback and his friends teach skills at his youth football camp at Seneca Valley's NexTier Stadium.
Tuesday marked the second day of Ben Roethlisberger's youth football training camp for boys and girls ages 7-14 at Seneca Valley School District's NexTier Stadium. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback spent the day tossing footballs with more than 500 campers from across the region. Teammate Brett Keisel, who delighted the youngsters when he pretended to row a boat into the sea of yellow T-shirts, joined Roethlisberger. From 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the pros and campers ran, passed and played. Touchdown!