High School Buzz 

Pahokee legend Web Pell passes away at 91

  • 4:56 pm Monday, January 11th, 2010 by Jason Lieser

Charles Weider “Web” Pell, a long-time football coach at Pahokee High School who some credit for laying the foundation for the football team as it rose to be among the nation’s elite programs, died Sunday. He was 91.

Mr. Pell coached the team from 1952-68 and was inducted into The Palm Beach County Hall of Fame in March.

“He was looked upon as the developer of modern Pahokee football,” former Blue Devils coach Don Thompson said. “It was played with intensity and guts.