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Sights from the 123rd Army Navy football game

December 11, 2022

Roger Barone, Contributor 122 times they’ve met, and it’s never gone to overtime. This year, for the first time ever, the Army Navy game needed extra time to determine a winner thanks in part to Quinn Maretzki’s 37 yard field goal with 1:53 left in regulation. late in the fourth quarter, Army kicker Quinn Maretzki […]

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Central Dragons historic season comes to an end

December 2, 2022

In 2021 the Central Scarlet Dragons held on against Central Valley in the state semi-final but Landon Alexander would end it with a 98 yard touchdown run. Fast forward a year in which many didn’t know the fire in the Dragons where they faced off against another WPIAL powerhouse, Belle Vernon. This game would end […]

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Imhotep Panthers advance with close win over Roman Catholic

November 19, 2022

A cold night at Northeast Supersite in Philadelphia showcased two defenses battling it out for the City Championship and a spot in the PIAA 5A State Playoffs. For the Imhotep Charter Panthers a night full of penalties and moments that would make anyone stand up in their chair. But in the end with the help […]

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Canton Shuts Out South Williamsport 50-0

September 25, 2022

Canton’s defense pitched their fourth shutout in a row as the Warriors defeated South Williamsport 50-0.

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Protime Panel: WEEK 4 – the Guessing is Heating Up!

September 23, 2022

Apparently Algorithms Work Last week we saw the guessing of the PFN experts climb to an impressive 151-89 for a .639 winning percentage, raising the season total to 411-309 for a .570 clip of guessing correctly. Leading the way this week was super geek EDDO, since it’s obvious that it wasn’t his football expertise that […]

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ProTime Panel’s Week 3 Hunches

September 16, 2022

WEEK 3’s PICKS ARE HOT OFF THE PRESSES Let’s hope they are not as COLD as week 2’s Guesses Week 1 PFN’s “expert” Prognosticators went 38 picks over .500 as a group, this week they slipped to a mere 17 games above the 50/50 mark. As a whole the group was 15-0 picking Strath Haven […]

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PROTIME’S PFN PICK’EM PANEL: WEEK 2’s GUESSES

September 9, 2022

WEEK ONE is in the BOOKS Each week PaFootballnews’s panel of seasoned high school football prognosticators will make selections on some of the top games throughout the Commonwealth. Starting week one and going all the way through to the state championship games. We will keep a running tally of these soothsayers’ hunches, with the winner…..well […]

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Juniata washes out Clearfield attempt for Janocko’s 300th win

August 28, 2022

Special Contribution from Quincy Piper, our new intern from Juniata who got literally thrown into the waters this weekend. Great to have you on board Quincy!   Waylon Ehrenzeller celebrates his first td of 2022 There were lights on Friday, and then again Saturday night in Mifflintown and I’m here to talk about it. The head […]

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2022 PFN Player Profile: Ryan McMullen – West Allegheny

August 5, 2022

Ryan McMullen West Allegheny Class Of 2025 SS/FS/RB Jersey #15 HT/WT 5”6 130 Other sports Baseball Twitter @RyanMcM09986035 Why do you play football? I love the game and I want to play in college Who is your favorite sports star and why? My favorite football star is probable Najee Harris because he is great person […]

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PIAA bidding war: Altoona proposal included free rent. What the title site bids looked like

February 28, 2022

Games awarded to Cumberland Valley; PSU price tag was $140,000 Mirror file photo by Patrick Waksmunski Mansion Park Stadium received major improvements before the 2021 high school football season. Via Mike Boytim, Altoona Mirror Earlier this week, the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association announced its decision to move the high school football state championships from Hersheypark […]

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The PA Football Story Podcast Episode 7 – Jim Mich, Sr.

January 14, 2022

Episode 7 – Jim Mich, Sr. &; Chad Brubaker, Author Coach Mich talks about getting a head coaching job right out of college at the age of 21, St. Pius X’s “Illegal Stadium”, Trouble remembering all of the “skis” from Pottstown, joining the Ches-Mont League, Mike Pettine, Sr., interactions / relationships with players, Don Seeley […]

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Warriors Score 20 Unanswered To Top Old Forge in OT

November 28, 2021

DANVILLE — Canton scored 20 unanswered points as they rallied past Old Forge, 20-14, in the PIAA, Class A football quarterfinals Saturday.

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District 1 Champs Bishop Shanahan (PFN#8) take on City Champs Monsignor Bonner & Archbishop Prendergast (PFN HM)

District 1 Champs Bishop Shanahan (PFN#8) take on City Champs Monsignor Bonner & Archbishop Prendergast (PFN HM)

November 19, 2021

It’s the Suburbs vs the City in this PIAA 4A final 16 game, pitting the Eagles of Shanahan representing D1 and the Friars of Bonner & Prendergast representing Philly, even though the Friars are from DELCO, at Avon Grove High. Both teams played an aggressive regular season schedule that they hope will pay dividends as […]

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QUAKERTOWN #8 PFN rolls to 12-0 and a showdown with Garnet Valley #1 PFN

QUAKERTOWN #8 PFN rolls to 12-0 and a showdown with Garnet Valley #1 PFN

November 16, 2021

The Panthers of Quakertown arrived at Downingtown’s Kottmeyer Stadium with a huge chip on their collective shoulder, the 11-0 Panthers were angry that they had to travel to the twice defeated Cougars, for their second round District 1 playoff tilt. By virtue of the their incredibly tough regular season opponents records, 4th seeded Downingtown had […]

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Canton Rolls Past Muncy, Takes First District Title Since 1990

November 13, 2021

TOWANDA – Canton pounded their way past Muncy 45-7 to win their first District IV, Class A football title since 1990.

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JULIAN FLEMING STILL CONFIDENT HE CAN ACCOMPLISH BIG THINGS AT OHIO STATE DESPITE INJURY SETBACKS

November 11, 2021

Special contribution Dan Hope, ELEVENWARRIORS.COM   More than halfway through his second season at Ohio State, Julian Fleming has caught only 11 passes for 113 yards. That’s not what anyone, including Fleming himself, was expecting when he arrived at Ohio State as the top-ranked wide receiver and No. 3 overall prospect in the 2020 recruiting class. Injuries […]

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District 1 4A Tournament Preview (1) Bishop Shanahan HM PFN vs (4) Chichester (2) Pottgrove vs (3) Upper Moreland

November 3, 2021

District 1 4A Tournament Preview (1) Bishop Shanahan HM PFN vs (4) Chichester (2) Pottgrove vs (3) Upper Moreland Friday night the District 1 4A tournament will kick off with four of the top 4A teams in the state doing battle to hoist the District 1 Crown. Each of the teams has wins over playoff […]

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TYRONE JUMPS TO NO. 2 POSITION AFTER BIZARRE WIN OVER ST. MARY’S

October 30, 2021

Flying Dutch pull starters with game tied in the fourth St. Mary’s coach Chris Dworek has been coaching the game of football for 30 years. He’s won three District 9 titles and he’s a member of the Central Pennsylvania Coaches Hall of Fame. His track St. Mary’s coach Chris Dworek has been coaching the game […]

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Penns Valley special teams embrace the rain, lead Rams to 45-14 win over Glendale.

October 30, 2021

Penns Valley special teams recovered three fumbled kicks and blocked this punt. (pic Jason Confer) Penns Valley takes it to the house, in a 45-14 win over Glendale.  Written by Rodney Brungart Penns Valley had to move their final home game to Bald Eagle Area High School  due to poor field conditions at Penns Valley. […]

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Penns Valley whacks Philipsburg in conference game 40-14

October 23, 2021

Photos by Amy Wasson Pics courtesy Jason Confer and Amy Wasson Penns Valley whacks Philipsburg in Conference game 40-14. by Rodney Brungart Penns Valley won the opening coin toss and elected to receiving, taking the ball on their own 37 yard line. Two plays later, Jackson Romig found a wide open Miles Brooks on a […]

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GOLDEN TIGERS OVERWHELM TYRONE WITH BIG SECOND QUARTER @KerrytheProphet @HollidaysburgF

October 23, 2021

Special teams breakdowns prove costly for Eagles Special contributor Kerry Naylor Tyrone’s first offensive series against Hollidaysburg last night at Golden Tigers Stadium was about as close to perfection as the Eagles could have hoped for. The march lasted 14 plays and went 80 yards, with Tyrone converting twice one third downs and sprinkling in […]

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Penns Valley takes it to the house with a 55-0 win over visiting Everett.

October 16, 2021

  Written by Rodney Brungart Penns Valley took off and never looked back in this win, winning the coin toss and electing to receive. The Rams would take the opening kickoff on the Everett 47 yard line. Moving the ball down the field, Penns Valley Quarterback Jackson Romig found Logan Crater from 7 yards out […]

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EAGLES RALLY TO DEFEAT PENNS VALLEY @KerrytheProphet

October 9, 2021

October 9, 2021 Kerry Naylor  Walk throws two touchdowns to lead the comeback The plan all along for Tyrone’s game last night against Penns Valley was to rotate Keegan Gwinn and Ashton Walk at quarterback and then ride the player who got hot. As well as Gwinn played through the first quarter-and-a-half, it was looking like […]

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Boys Latin tops West Philadelphia @Speedboys_FB @BoysLatinCS

September 29, 2021

Anthony Franklin   Boys Latin 28 West Philadelphia 6: Boys Latin has quietly turned in a decent season this season which is being played in honor of their fallen star player who would be a senior KJ. They traveled Saturday to meet West Philadelphia which is a young program itself and steadily improving with the […]

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