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Defensive Stand Propels Lafayette to Victory in Game 158 Over Lehigh

November 20, 2022

Yesterday’s game has been circled on everyone’s calendars for the past year as all the fans, coaches, and players were looking forward to this historic rivalry. Fisher Field was packed yesterday with fans from Lehigh and Lafayette. The rivalry between the Mountain Hawks and the Leopards is historic as it is the longest lasting rivalry […]

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Lehigh Snaps Seven Game Losing Streak Versus Colgate on Last Second Touchdown Pass

November 13, 2022

For both of these teams yesterday, both of whom are out of FCS and Patriot League contention, they were looking to get another check mark in the win column and looking to finish off their respective seasons with a good last few games. Today would prove to be just that, with a lot of back […]

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Bucknell Wins First Game of the Year in Dramatic Fashion Against Lehigh

October 23, 2022

Both the Bucknell Bison and the Lehigh Mountain Hawks came into today’s game in desperate need of a win. Bucknell was 0-6 while Lehigh was 1-6 on the year. This was a close game all the way until the end. With 2:05 left in the fourth quarter, Rushawn Baker got a one-yard touchdown to make […]

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Monmouth Rolls Past Lehigh With Complete Offense

October 2, 2022

The Lehigh Mountain Hawks and the Monmouth Hawks are two birds of a feather: looking to win today’s game in the battle of the birds. It was a rainy, windy, and cold afternoon in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania as the remains of Hurricane Ian rolled through. But it certainly seemed like Monmouth was the hurricane today. They […]

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Lehigh Hangs Tough with Princeton but Eventually Falls in Close Loss

September 25, 2022

Today was the first day this year that actually felt like football weather: clear skies, high 60s, and a chill in the wind. Again, perfect for a football game and a great game it turned out to be. The Lehigh Mountain Hawks came in as 24-point underdogs to the Princeton Tigers. The Mountain Hawks perhaps […]

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Lehigh Drops Home Opener to Richmond @LehighFootball @Spiders_FB

September 18, 2022

It was a bright, sunny afternoon for parents’ weekend at Lehigh University for the home opener versus the Richmond Spiders. The Mountain Hawks were coming off of a big win versus Georgetown and had just won their first game of the year. The Spiders were had also just won their first game of the year […]

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Lehigh Stops Georgetown Two Point Conversion to Win Patriot League Opener @LehighFootball @HoyasFB

September 11, 2022

A cloudy Saturday night and a highly anticipated Patriot League opener between the Lehigh Mountain Hawks and the Georgetown Hoyas. The Hoyas started off their season with a win over Marist and Lehigh with a loss to Villanova. But the games that are the most critical are in conference, and that’s what it was tonight […]

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Villanova Wins Battle Versus Lehigh in Opening Week of College Football

September 3, 2022

The Villanova Wildcats and the Lehigh Mountain Hawks were coming into the first week of college and FCS football play on a warm, beautiful Friday night. The Wildcats were coming in ranked number five in all of FCS football after winning the CAA and advancing to the second round of the FCS football playoffs before […]

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Central League 2022 Season Preview

August 16, 2022

The Central League has had quite a few teams go far in the last few years. For instance, the Garnet Valley Jaguars won the District One Title, including runs to the final four of District One the last five years (excluding the 2020 year due to COVID), as well as the Ridley Green Raiders making […]

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Garnet Valley’s Historic Season Comes to an End After Defeat to Saint Joe’s Prep @GVAthletics @GarnetValleyFB

December 5, 2021

This season has high stakes for many reasons. Garnet Valley was coming off a year where the COVID pandemic took away a chance for a District Title, they had a very good senior group, but the most important one was that Head Coach Mike Ricci would be retiring at the end of this season after […]

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St. Joe’s Prep vs. Garnet Valley State 6A Semifinal Preview @SJPrep_Football @GVAthletics @GarnetValleyFB

December 3, 2021

By: Willie McGonigle and Alec Eskin It’s a game worthy of being a State Championship match-up instead we get it a week early in the PIAA 6A Semi-Finals. Two Southeastern Pennsylvania heavyweights will do battle in front of what’s sure to be a jampacked crowd Saturday night at Ridley’s Phil Merion Field with kickoff scheduled […]

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Garnet Valley Captures District One Championship for First Time Since 2007 Over Coatesville @GVAthletics @GarnetValleyFB @Football_Cville

November 27, 2021

Garnet Valley was looking to become the first team to go 14-0 for the first time in their history and become District One Champions for the first time since 2007, they accomplished both tonight. Garnet Valley finally put their demons to rest as they beat Coatesville and Coach Mike Ricci gets the last laugh as […]

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Coatesville (3) vs Garnet Valley (1) District One 6A Championship Game Preview

November 25, 2021

Garnet Valley will be facing off for the fourth time in five years for the District One 6A title. This has been a matchup where both teams are always playing each other in a District One Semifinal or Championship game. Coatesville is currently 3-0 against Garnet Valley and this will be the third time they […]

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Garnet Valley Beats Quakertown to Punch ticket to District One Championship game @GVAthletics @GarnetValleyFB @QPantherFB

November 20, 2021

This game was fought hard by both teams as they were looking to make history tonight. Garnet Valley was looking to be the first 13-0 team in school history and Quakertown looked to move on to the District One Title game for the first time in their history. It was a high scoring affair between […]

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Quakertown (5) vs Garnet Valley (1) District One 6A Playoff Preview

November 18, 2021

Garnet Valley and Quakertown will be meeting for the first time since the District One Playoffs in 2019. They faced off in the second round where Garnet Valley came out on top by a final score of 49-14. For the first time ever, Quakertown will be playing in a District One Semifinal game. For Garnet […]

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Garnet Valley Pulls Away from CBW in Second Half to Move on to District One Semifinals @GVAthletics @GarnetValleyFB @CBWestHS

November 13, 2021

Both teams came in to Moe DeFrank Stadium looking for a fight in the trenches. Sure enough it was. After CB West’s 76 yard touchdown pass from Ganz Cooper to Connor McFadden on the second play of the game, Garnet Valley was able to respond with a touchdown of their own, a 10 yard pass […]

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Central Bucks West (8) vs Garnet Valley (1) District One 6A Playoff Preview

November 11, 2021

For the first time in five years, these two teams will be facing off against each other. The last time they played was in 2017 in the first round of the District One Playoffs where Garnet Valley won by a final score of 32-13. This game will be played between these two teams at Garnet […]

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Ridley (7) vs North Penn (2) District One 6A Playoff Preview

November 11, 2021

North Penn and Ridley will meet for the first time this year after very impressive wins last week. North Penn had a strong game against Central Bucks South winning by a final score of 49-21. Ridley won by a final score of 42-23 over Conestoga after facing them two times in a row. This game […]

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Garnet Valley Pitches Shutout Against Haverford to Move on to Second Round of District One Playoffs @GarnetValleyFB @GVAthletics @HHSFordsFB

November 6, 2021

Today was a cold night at Garnet Valley, with temperatures in the low 40s. This also marks the second time that these two teams have met. The first one resulted in a 55-14 win for Garnet Valley. This game would be much of the same as Garnet Valley won by a final score of 42-0. […]

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Garnet Valley Wins Fourth Straight Central League Title Against Lower Merion @GVAthletics @GarnetValleyFB @LowerMerionFB

October 30, 2021

Garnet Valley and Lower Merion were set to play in the most football weather you could imagine: high winds, lower temperatures, and pouring rain. A lot was on the line tonight with District One seeding and the Central League title up in the air. Once again, Garnet Valley came out on top winning by a […]

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Garnet Valley Rallies Past Springfield Going into Final Week of Regular Season @GVAthletics @GarnetValleyFB @SSDAthletics

October 23, 2021

Springfield was the last Central League team to beat Garnet Valley back in 2017. They beat Garnet Valley on homecoming night to win the Central League Title. That 2017 Springfield team would remain the last to beat Garnet Valley in the regular season as the Jaguars took care of business and won by a final […]

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Garnet Valley Runs Past Haverford for Their Eighth Win of the Season @GVAthletics @GarnetValleyFB @HPrideAthletics

October 16, 2021

It was an unusually warm October night in Garnet Valley as they took on the Haverford Fords. Garnet Valley had Shane Reynolds return after a five week absence and on his first touch ran it 82 yards for a touchdown. This set the tone for the rest of the night as they scored 42 points […]

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Garnet Valley Remains Undefeated on Strong Win Over Radnor @GarnetValleyFB @GVAthletics @RadnorFootball

October 9, 2021

Garnet Valley continued their hot streak at Moe DeFrank Stadium after two weeks on the road. It was a stellar defensive show for the Jaguars as they shut out Radnor and shut out an opponent for the first time this year. On offense, it was almost the same story as they were able to push […]

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Garnet Valley Pulls Away in Second Half to Beat Undefeated Ridley @GarnetValleyFB @GVAthletics @hs_ridley

October 2, 2021

This was a game where the best of the best in the Central League faced off with Garnet Valley going on the road to Ridley. John Heller and Tahir Mills, were leading the way on offense and gaining massive chunks of yards at one time. They certainly presented a challenge the entire game, especially in […]

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Garnet Valley Defense Shuts Down High Flying Strath Haven Offense to Stay Undefeated @GarnetValleyFB @GVAthletics @SHHSPanthers

September 25, 2021

By: Alec Eskin This game was one that was talked about all week in Delaware County, two undefeated teams squaring off in one of the most hyped up games of the year. This even got the attention of Sixers point guard Tyrese Maxey who attended tonight’s game. It had a great atmosphere with Strath Haven’s […]

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