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Brian Ptashinski

Brian Ptashinski
Brian "Hollywood" Ptashinski, graduated from The Ohio State University. He is a former radio personality for several stations in Columbus, OH.

Hollywood’s Cutting Room Floor-Eastern Pennsylvania Conference Edition Week #8

October 10, 2023

Making the turn for home in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference and only one team has clinched a spot in the District XI playoffs. There are just 3 games left in the 2023 EPC Football regular season, but so many questions still remain as teams try to qualify for the 4A, 5A and 6A PIAA state […]

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Northwestern Lehigh Roars Out Of The Gate En Route To Convincing Win Over Pottsville

October 7, 2023

Northwestern Lehigh Tigers eight first half touchdowns overwhelm Pottsville Crimson Tide Friday night. NEW TRIPOLI- Any thoughts of the Pottsville Crimson Tide had of pulling off the upset against the Tigers were quickly squashed by a barrage of first half scores by the home team in a Colonial/Schuylkill League Gold Division contest by the count […]

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Marian Catholic Colts Survive Second Half Mahanoy Area Comeback Saturday Night.

October 1, 2023

After jumping out to a 21-0 lead, the Colts stave off a Golden Bear rally in a Colonial/Schuylkill League contest. HOMETOWN- What looked like a route for much of the first half, turned into quite an endeavor of survival the last 24 minutes Saturday night at The Men of Marian Stadium, where the capacity crowd […]

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Stevenosky, Carr and Battlin’ Miners Defense Too Much For Pen Argyl Friday Night.

September 30, 2023

Minersville improves to 5-1 with a key Colobial/Schuylkill win over Pen Argyl. MINERSVILLE- The bleak weather forecast held off long enough Friday night to allow for a fantastic football game FRiday night at Minersville’s Veterans Memorial Stadium as the hometown Battlin’Miners held off a valiant effort of the Green Knights of Pen Argyl in a […]

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Blue Mountain Rolls Lehighton in Convincing Fashion Thursday Night.

September 29, 2023

Blue Mountain Eagles Improve to 4-2 with dominating performance on the road. LEHIGHTON- The Blue Mountain Eagles used about every way possible to put points up on the scoreboard Thursday night at Lehighton’s Multi-purpose Stadium en route to a 41-13 thrashing of the Indians in a key Colonial/Schuylkill League contest in the misty rain before […]

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Hollywood’s Cutting Room Floor-Colonial/Schuylkill League Week Six

September 27, 2023

Time to make the turn into the second half of the regular season in the Skook/Colonial League. Taking a look back on week 5 and check out the match-ups for week six and we’ll take a look at the updated District XI power rankings. Southern Lehigh, Noorthwestern Lehigh and Palmerton all come into week six […]

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Hollywood’s Cutting Room Floor: Week#6 in The Eastern Pennsylvania Conference

September 26, 2023

As we kickoff the second half of the regular season so much yet to decide as the District playoffs lie in the distance. The Parkland Trojans have further solidified themselves as the front runners in the EPC South with a convincing win over previously unbeaten Allentown Central Catholic 35-14 that win came week after a […]

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Hollywood’s Mid-Season Report Card: Colonial/Schuylkill League

September 26, 2023

Here is how it look at the half-way point of the 2023 Colonial-Schuylkill League Regular Season. We are the end of September is upon us and the chill of Autumn has arrived. We have also only have just 5 weeks left of the high school football regular season in the Commonwealth and right now it […]

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Palmerton Ends Drought and Overwhelms Notre Dame Green Pond in Marquis Contest

September 23, 2023

Near decade long losing streak came to an end in a dominate Blue Bomber performance Friday night. PALMERTON- The Palmerton Blue Bombers came into Friday night’s Colonial/Schuylkill League contest determined to end a nine game futile effort to knock off the Crusaders of Notre Dame Green Pond, and when the clock struck zero to conclude […]

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Hollywood’s Cutting room floor: Week 4 Colonial/Schuylkill League Edition

September 19, 2023

AS we reach the halfway point of the regular season, here is how the Colonial/Schuylkill League breakdowns. After the fourth week of the high school football season closed out this past weekend in the Colonial/Schuylkill League League there are just three teams still undefeated heading into week five: Palmerton, Northwestern Lehigh and Southern Lehigh. Palmerton’s […]

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Hollywood’s Cutting Room Floor- Week 4 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference Edition

September 18, 2023

Nazareth and Parkland met up on the gridiron this past Friday night, in a game that lived up to expectations. Nazareth and Parkland came into their contest, both ranked in the top 10 in the pafootballnews.com top 10 in the 6A classification. The Trojans had a ten point lead on two occasions in the game, […]

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Under The Radar, Bethlehem Catholic Continues to Roll On in EPC South Race

September 17, 2023

Bethlehem Catholic Keeps Pace to Stay in the EPC South Title Chase With Win Over Cross-City Rivals. BETHLEHEM- With all the top dogs in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference South played on Friday, the only game in town was a “Christmas City” Battle between Liberty and Becahi at BASD Stadium Saturday night and when the dust […]

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Northwestern Lehigh Too Much Firepower for Pen Argyl Saturday.

September 17, 2023

Stout Defensive Effort Along With Potent Offense in Dominating Tiger Performance Saturday Afternoon. PEN ARGYL- The Northwestern Tigers rolled up on the hill on a glorious afternoon for football Saturday in a key Colonial/Schuylkill League contest against an improved Pen Argyl Green Knights squad and came away with an emphatic 41-6 win at Alumni Stadium. […]

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Parkland Escapes With A Win In Key Etern Pennsylvania Conference Showdown

September 16, 2023

In a battle between two state ranked unbeaten teams the Parkland Trojans escape late Nazareth rally Friday night. OREFIELD-In a game that was much hyped, even in the preseason, the Nazareth Blue Eagles traveled the 30 minute drive along route 22 to face the Parkland Trojans, not only in a key EPC South contest, but […]

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North Schuylkill Rolls To A Victory Over Tamaqua Thursday Night.

September 15, 2023

North Schuylkill Spartans jumped out to a 31 point lead on Tamaqua Thursday night en route to a 38-15 win. TAMAQUA- The North Schuylkill Spartans are on a mission! Two weeks ago a disappointing 18-17 loss to rival Blue Mountain was a stinging blow to Coach Wally Hall’s squad, but then a shutout win over […]

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Hollywood’s Cutting Room Floor: Week 3 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference Edition

September 12, 2023

Weather was the culprit last week that wreaked havoc on games in the EPC. Week three of the high school football season was marred by postponements and cancellations leading to rescheduling of contests in the Lehigh Valley. The week started with a Thursday night game between East Stroudsburg South and Pleasant Valley but the game […]

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Pleasant Valley Slides by East Stroudsburg South.

September 11, 2023

Game was resumed after lightning caused a postponement. BRODHEADSVILLE- It took nearly 92 hours to complete, but a decision was rendered Monday afternoon as the Bears of Pleasant Valley posted a 14-12 victory over East Stroudsburg South Monday afternoon in a key Eastern Pennsylvania Conference North Division game. The game began at 8pm Thursday night, […]

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Northampton Rolls to Shutout Win Over Stroudsburg.

September 9, 2023

  Konkrete Kids methodically stifled the Mountaineers in all aspects of the game Saturday afternoon. NORTHAMPTON- Mother nature wreaked some havoc this weekend of high school football games in the Lehigh Valley. One being the Stroudsburg at Northampton game originally scheduled Friday was postponed till Saturday afternoon. On a hot muggy afternoon, the Konkrete Kids […]

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Southern Lehigh Stays Unbeaten With Convincing Win Friday Night.

September 9, 2023

Southern Lehigh Quarterback Chris Fritts was perfect Friday night in a key Colonial/Schuylkill League Football game Friday night. BANGOR- The Southern Lehigh Spartan express picked up right where they left off last week. Coming off a 68-28 win over a talented Notre Dame Green Pond team. Friday night on the road at Paul Farnan Field, […]

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Hollywood’s Cutting Room Floor- EPC Edition Week #2

September 6, 2023

A Review of this past weekend’s action in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference and a look to what is happening this upcoming this weekend. Well it looks like Nazareth, Parkland, Allentown Central Catholic, Bethlehem Catholic and Bethlehem Liberty are setting themselves apart in the South Division as they all improved to 2-0 on the season. The […]

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Golden Hawks Soar Saturday Afternoon Over The Zephyrs.

September 3, 2023

Bethlehem Catholic Improves to 2-0 with Impressive Win Over Whitehall Saturday Afternoon. BETHLEHEM- On a day that saw temperatures in the upper 80’s Saturday afternoon across the Lehigh Valley. The play of the Bethlehem Catholic Golden Hawks was just as hot as they rolled to a 34-21 win over an equally talented Whitehall Zephyr team […]

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Central Dauphin Outlasts Wilson in OT in a Instant Classic.

September 2, 2023

Central Dauphin Rams earn huge win with an overtime decision Friday night. WEST LAWN- Yes it is just the second week of the high school football season, but for both Wilson and Central Dauphin Friday night it felt like both were playing for their post-season lives. Both the Rams and the Bulldogs were coming off […]

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Northwestern Lehigh Shuts Down Northern Lehigh in Convincing Fashion

September 1, 2023

Mountain Road Rumble Contest Thursday night was dominated by Northwest Lehigh in Shutout Fashion. NEW TRIPOLI- The opening two weeks for the Northwestern Lehigh Tigers has been nothing short of being sensational. Last week it was a 49-6 rout of Tamaqua on the road. Thursday night the faced rivals Northhern Lehigh Bulldogs in the Mountain […]

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Hollywood’s Cutting Room Floor- EPC Edition Opening Weekend.

August 29, 2023

A Review pf this past weekend’s action in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference and a look into what is happening this week. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL IS BACK! The EPC will look much different next season as the North and South divisions will be replaced with the Lehigh, Northampton and Monroe divisions in 2024. Northampton, William Allen […]

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Dramatic Finish In Allentown Saturday Night To Conclude Opening Weekend.

August 27, 2023

An Overtime Thriller Saturday night closes out Eastern Pennsylvania Conference Opening week. ALLENTOWN- In a weekend mostly filled with blowout wins by EPC South teams against EPC North foes, Saturday night the spotlight was on J.Birney Crum Stadium as the Northampton Konkrete Kids, in their last season a North Division team came into face state-ranked […]

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