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Billy Splain

Billy Splain
Website owner. My passion is promoting the players, program, communities and high school football in general.
 
 
 
 

St. Joseph’s Prep v North Allegheny: LIVE Pregame/Halftime/Postgame report

December 9, 2023

Join our staff for our pregame, halftime and postgame reports. Pregame report at 6:40, Halftime, then Post game immediately after the game!

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Belle Vernon v Northwestern Lehigh: LIVE Pregame/Halftime/Postgame report

December 9, 2023

Join our staff for our pregame, halftime and postgame reports. Pregame report at 12:40, Halftime, then Post game immediately after the game!

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Imhotep gets over the hump, wins first title since 2015

December 8, 2023

In 2015 Imhotep won it’s first state title. Since then, they’ve gone 5 title game appearances without a win. Until tonight. The Panthers abandoned their usual fly high and strike fast offense in exchange for a ground and pound, get it done style of offense and it worked as the Panthers won the PIAA Class […]

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Peters Twp v Imhotep Pregame/Halftime/Postgame report

December 8, 2023

Join our staff for our pregame, halftime and postgame reports. Pregame report at 6:40, Halftime, then Post game immediately after the game!

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Southern Columbia v Westinghours Pregame/Halftime/Postgame report

December 8, 2023

Join our staff for our pregame, halftime and postgame reports. Pregame report at 12:40, Halftime, then Post game immediately after the game!

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Aliquippa v Dallas Pregame/Halftime/Postgame report

December 7, 2023

Join our staff for our pregame, halftime and postgame reports. Pregame report at 6:40, Halftime, then Post game immediately after the game!

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Steelton-Highspire v Fort Cherry Pregame/Halftime/Postgame report

December 7, 2023

Join our staff for our pregame, halftime and postgame reports. Pregame report at 12:40, Halftime, then Post game immediately after the game!

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PIAA Class 5A Title Game Preview: Imhotep

December 7, 2023

IMHOTEP PANTHERS PIAA District 12 – Class AAAAA League: Philly Pub League Head Coach: Devon Johnson OVERVIEW The Panthers are no stranger to the title game. Where they lack experience is actually winning the title game. In 2013 they lost to South Fayette. Their lone state title came in 2015 against Cathedral Prep.  Then from […]

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PFN & @TheFundingZone Presents: The STATE of PA Football! Title Game Preview Show, Live from Arooga’s

December 6, 2023

Join Billy Splain, Protime Myers, Hollywood Ptashinski, Matt Herring, Joe Gilloway & Dan “The man” Reed as they breakdown all 6 State Title Games, LIVE from Aroogas on the Carlisle Pike, Wednesday, December 6, 6-8 pm.  Come join us LIVE at Arooga’s 4713 Carlisle Pike Mechanicsburg or watch online! Presented by:

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PFN Pennsylvania HS Football Rankings, 1s v 2s 2023 Title Game Week 2023

December 5, 2023

It’s 1s v 2s this week. Nothing else gonna change. We’re highly confident someone with swap spots, but who? We’ll find out this weekend! Ranking 6A Record Pvs rank 1 St. Joseph’s Prep (12) 12-1 1 2 North Allegheny (7) 13-1 2 3 PCC (7) 10-2 6 4 Harrisburg (3) 12-2 3 5 Manheim Township […]

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PROTIME’S PICKEM CHALLENGE, CHAMPIONSHIP WEEK: LAST CHANCE TO BEAT THE PROS!

December 5, 2023

Every week our cast of wannabe prognosticators take a crack at guessing who’s gonna win the big games. This week we are giving you a chance to show them up! Simply fill out the form! We wish you good luck! If you are better than the Protime Staff (must beat our best guesser, ties are […]

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North Allegheny shuts down Harrisburg offense, punches their ticket to the Chap!

December 2, 2023

“They’re just relentless on every down. The motor never quit. Our edge guys were flying all around. To hold all that talent to 12 points, that’s a great job by our defense” said North Allegheny head coach Art Walker. The Tigers brought pressure all afternoon forcing Harrisburg quarterback Shawn Lee jr. into situations that weren’t […]

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Peters Twp. survives TWO late goal line stands, earns a Trip to the Chap to play for a state title.

December 2, 2023

“Not one but TWO goal line stands, wow!” said Peters Township head coach TJ Plack after his team won a hard fought battle with Cocalico, getting the 14-9 win at Mansion Park in Altoona. They advance to play Imhotep for the PIAA Class 5A State Title. “Those guys do a great job. We’ve seen bits […]

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PIAA Class 4A Semi-Final Preview: A look at Selinsgrove

November 30, 2023

Aliquippa (12-0) @ Selinsgrove (13-0-1) @ Central Cambria HS – 7:00 pm How they got here (click to see 4A Bracket) 2023 SCHEDULE It’s been an emotional roller coaster of a ride for the Seals. A close win over 5A quarterfinalist Delaware Valley, then in week three the tie game with Jersey Shore, a game […]

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PIAA Class 1A Semi-Final: A look at Redbank Valley

November 30, 2023

Redbank Valley (12-1) @ Fort Cherry (14-0) @ Farrell HS – 7:00 pm How they got here (click to see 1A Bracket) 2023 SCHEDULE The Bulldogs cruised to a 44-0 win last week over Cambridge Springs. The 44-0 shutout was Redbank’s first of the year, although in 7 of their prior 12 games they’ve held […]

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PIAA Class 5A Semi-Final Preview: A Look at Cocalico

November 30, 2023

Cocalico (12-1) @ Peters Township (14-0) @ Mansion Park (Altoona) – 7:00 pm How they got here (click to see 5A Bracket) 2023 SCHEDULE Except for that week one loss to Warwick, the Eagles have been flying high. But they don’t fly through the air. Coach Bryan Strohl’s team flies on the ground. One has […]

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Long Time La Salle head coach John Steinmetz resigns

November 29, 2023

Via www.lschs.org Head Coach John Steinmetz ’77 Resigns After 45 Seasons with La Salle Football John Steinmetz has been the head coach the Explorers for the last 9 seasons.  In that period hes compiled a record of 59-36 including two Philadelphia Catholic League Championships (2015 and 2021) and a Catholic League Coach of the Year […]

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PFN Pennsylvania HS Football Rankings, OH so close in 2023!

November 29, 2023

Well, here we are. It’s Semi-Finals week. We had some great games last week, but not many surprises for the Rankings team. Well, yeah, it’s partly because the top 8 in each class faced off. But it’s also in part because, since before the season began, our group of helmetheads was pretty darned close to […]

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New Enrollment numbers are out. There’s some surprises.

November 28, 2023

The PIAA released their initial enrollment numbers for the 2024-2026 seasons and there is a lot of movement.

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Keystone Club: The Top Performers in the Quarterfinal Round 2023

November 27, 2023

These were the top performances for the Quarterfinal round of the 2023 playoffs Top Offensive Performances RECORDS 28 Aaron Johnson State record td recepts season Danville Passing (300-yards or more) 337 Alex Erby Steelton-Highspire Receptions (10 or more) 11 Aaron Johnson Danville Receiving (150-yards or more) 162 Jaeion Perry Steelton-Highspire 151 Durrell Ceasar Steelton-Highspire Team […]

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Mounties capitalize on 4 Cambria Heights turnovers to advance to Semi-Finals

November 25, 2023

“Anytime you can win the turnover battle, we battled that all year. Our two losses against Canton and Muncy we had nine turnovers so we really strived on working on that. Tonight we caused some and we played clean”. That was South Williamsport head coach Chris Eisworth’s take on the Mounties causing 4 turnovers the […]

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Late Td from Stone Saunders to Rico Scott sends McDevitt to the Class 4A Semi-Finals

November 24, 2023

In a battle for the PI AAA district 3 class 4a title Bishop McDevitt’s Rocco Ortenzio Stadium The defending champions Heather work cut out for them. The Crusaders trailed for nearly the entire game but for a short 8 to 7 lead In the second quarter. But a long Td pass by Stone Saunders followed […]

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PIAA District III Class 4A Title on the line: It’s McDevitt v Manheim Central! What to expect.

November 24, 2023

Tonight at Bishop McDevitt’s Rocco Ortenzio Stadium there’s going to be a winner and a team that didn’t win. I can’t say loser because both of these teams are on fire. The two quarterbacks, Zach Hahn and Stone Saunders, have thrown for 5,700 yards combined and 89 touchdown passes. Saunders stat line is 3,182 yards […]

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SCFCA ALL-STAR GAME LIVE BROADCAST! Wednesday, Nov 22 LIVE at 7pm

November 22, 2023

SCFCA North/South Senior All Star Game will be played on Wednesday, November 22nd, 2023 at Schuylkill Haven’s Rotary Field. Scheduled kickoff is set for 7:00pm ! *Admission to the game is $5.00 at the gate* Rosters click here

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