MORGAN “BUNNY” DENSON
2022 NOMINEE – FOOTBALL, BASKETBALL & TRACK FIELD
Washington High School
- Denson was a three-sport standout at Washington High School, starring in football, baseball, and track and field
- As a senior he won three WPIAL track and field gold medals, winning the 330 intermediate hurdles and was part of the Little Prexies’ 880 and mile-relay teams.
- He was part of Washington track and field’s 1974 and 1975 WPIAL (largest classification) runner-up teams.
- Denson was on the 1972 Washington football semifinalists and an All-WPIAL receiver on the Century Conference co-championship 1974 team, where he caught two touchdowns in the season finale victory over Albert Gallatin.
- During his sophomore season, Bunny was a top reserve for Wash High’s Section 14-B basketball championship team which reached the WPIAL finals and PIAA semifinals/western regional championship game.
- He was selected to play in the prestigious Colt Classic (top senior basketball players in Western Pennsylvania), where he led the South to a second-place finish and led the team in scoring both games.
- At Waynesburg University Denson caught a 16-yard touchdown against Geneva in his first collegiate start in 1975 and helped the Yellow Jackets achieve three straight winning seasons.