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Scranton Prep Rips Western Wayne 48-21-Cavaliers Aerial Attack Crushes Wild Cats

October 10, 2020

Scranton Prep defeated Western Wayne 48-21 Friday night at Scranton Memorial Stadium in front of  the allowed  fan capacity of 1,800. In a crucial 3A encounter, the Cavaliers wasted no time, after the initial  kick-off, to launch an aerial attack that would  be bothersome  to the Wildcats all evening.  Paddy Grady (QB) threw  a 26 […]

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The Drive: Eagles March 96 Yards in Final 1:30 for Win at BEA (via Tyroneeagleeyenews.com)

October 7, 2020

By Dean Grassi, Assistant Sports Editor   For most of the night against Bald Eagle, the Golden Eagle’s offense was a flop. With two interceptions and only seven points, it was not a good night for quarterback Brandon Lucas and the rest of the Tyrone offense. But Lucas and company came alive when it mattered most. […]

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Spartans dominate Olympians, 36-0 via SHENANDOAH SENTINEL @Kaylin5171 @NSAthletics1 @coachhall_

October 3, 2020

Special Contribution,   KAYLEE LINDENMUTH / SHENANDOAH SENTINEL    LANSFORD, Carbon County – North Schuylkill’s undefeated season continues. In a neutral-site game Friday night, at Panther Valley’s field in Lansford, Jim Thorpe and North Schuylkill both entered undefeated. Despite that, North Schuylkill Head Coach Wally Hall said they approached the game the same way they would […]

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Line Mountain SOARS above to beat the UDA Trojans 46-22.

October 3, 2020

Written by Meghan Laudenslager Once the Eagles got on the scoreboard it didn’t stop. Seniors Jacob Feese and Garret Laudenslager along with junior Beau Keim started off the second drive of the night with runs giving them first downs and driving the Eagles closer to the end zone. Feese with a keeper brought in the […]

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“Hit Man” Holzman Too Much For Vikes, Old Forge rolls over Riverside

October 3, 2020

  The Old Forge Blue Devils routed the Riverside Vikings 43-12 Friday night at Old Forge Memorial Stadium.  Senior running back Collin  “Hit Man” Holzman  stacked up 154 yards in 10 carriers and scored 1 touchdown in the crosstown rivalry. Only 2 minutes into  the first quarter Holzman struck early  with a run that set […]

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Apollo Ridge pulls away from Freeport for second win of the season @ApolloRidgeFB @FASD_Athletics

September 19, 2020

Alex Fydryszewski The football season has begun to take swing in Butler county and Friday night saw a competitive first half between Apollo Ridge and Freeport, before AR took control of the contest in the 3rd quarter, pulling away for a 48-14 road Victory. The first quarter brought fireworks early as Freeport came out with a halfback […]

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Union/A-C Valley drops Keystone @UHSACV_Football @KeystoneFootba2

Union/A-C Valley drops Keystone @UHSACV_Football @KeystoneFootba2

September 19, 2020

Special contribution d9and10sports.com Chris Rosetti KNOX, Pa. – Caiden Rainey’s 10-yard touchdown run capped a 63-yard drive to open the second half for Union/A-C Valley and the Falcon Knights did the rest in a 14-7 win over rival Keystone Friday night in Knox. Rainey had the big plays of the drive including an 18-yard catch and […]

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Pending School Boards’ Approval, D9 Teams in IU-9 Won’t Start Until Sept. 14; Will Play in IU-9 “Bubble”

August 24, 2020

      RIDGWAY, Pa. – The 14 public school districts that make up Intermediate Unit 9 in the northern half of District 9 won’t play fall high school sports until Sept. 14 and will most likely play in a “bubble” that only includes each other. “Following the PIAA’s vote on Friday, Aug. 21, to […]

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PIAA Concerned Gov. Wolf Not Basing Thoughts on PA Sports-Specific Data

August 15, 2020

    MECHANICSBURG, Pa. – After meeting with representatives from Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s administration Friday, Aug. 14, the PIAA has concerns that Wolf’s recommendation not to play high school sports until at least Jan. 1, 2021, because of the COVID-19 pandemic is not based upon Pennsylvania’s sport-specific data. (Photo by Jared Bakaysa of JB […]

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Pennsylvania Football Recruiting History, 2000-2020

March 26, 2020

  Recruiting has come a really long way over the past 21 years. In 2000, the website Scout.com ranked the top high school recruits in Pennsylvania – well, at least the top four recruits in the state. Before that, die-hards need to subscribe to newsletters or (if you can believe it) call recruiting hotlines for the latest […]

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Lackawanna, former PA HS stars come up short in bid for National Title @LCFalconsFB

December 6, 2019

Special Reporter Sean Frye PITTSBURG, Kan. — While state championships are the talk of the state, Pennsylvania football found itself on a national stage on Thursday night as Lackawanna Community College faced top-ranked Mississippi Gulf Coast in the NJCAA national championship at Pittsburg State University in Kansas. Lackawanna fell to Mississippi Gulf Coast 24-13 in […]

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Wood survive Gateway, advances to another title game @WoodFootball @GatewayGatorsFB

November 29, 2019

Phil Cmor ALTOONA — Robbie Meyer was endeavoring to dodge accolades as adeptly as teammate Kaelin Costello evaded would-be tacklers and Archbishop Wood pass rushers avoided blockers. “I don’t see myself as the hero,” Meyer said. “I see the offense and the defense as the heroes. It’s a team effort.” Then a middle-aged couple walked […]

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McClenahan shines, BEA wins thriller with Sharon to advance to PIAA Class 3A Semi’s (Jodon Full Gallery) @CoachJNagle @sharontigers

November 23, 2019

  Nate Cobler Centre Daily Times Bald Eagle Area football coach Jesse Nagle said that senior Gage McClenahan was coming back to play football, even though he had committed to wrestling for Cornell after high school, to win a state championship. McClenahan played a big role in helping get his team two wins away from […]

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Lackawanna Trail Advances to PIAA 1A Semi, Historic Muncy season ends.

Lackawanna Trail Advances to PIAA 1A Semi, Historic Muncy season ends.

November 23, 2019

MITCH RUPERT Sports reporter mrupert@sungazette.com Branson Eyer took the snap on fourth-and-goal at the Lackawanna Trail 1-yard line with no intention of giving up the football. He put his foot in the ground and lunged forward, but there was nowhere to go. The Muncy quarterback was stopped cold in his tracks at Williamsport’s STA Stadium. […]

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Thomas Jefferson uses power football to beat Cathedral Prep @TJHSJaguars @PrepRamblers

November 23, 2019

AJ Shaffer There will be a new state champion in 4A this year. Thomas Jefferson used power run football to beat 3 time defending state champion Cathedral Prep. Thomas Jefferson imposed their will in the 28-13 victory. “We wanted to lean on our line, our line has been great all year, they’ve been physical and […]

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Franklin Football Coach Tom Haynes Announces Retirement

November 17, 2019

Franklin head football coach Tom Haynes announced via Facebook his retirement from coaching Sunday.

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Bulldogs win program’s 1st state game, Bishop Shanahan’s season comes to an end.

November 16, 2019

  By: Mitch Rupert / Williamsport Sun-Gazette SELINSGROVE — The football seemingly hung in the air as Jersey Shore’s Cayden Hess and Bishop Shanahan’s Nick Romano battled for possession. On third-and-17, Tanner Lorson’s floated pass down the right sideline was more of a last-ditch effort to salvage something from a drive bridging the third and […]

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RIVERSIDE MAKES STATEMENT AGAINST MCGUFFEY @RiversidePN

November 11, 2019

Mark Ross Playing on the edge is nothing new to this year’s 2019 Riverside Panthers. Having to win 3 of their last 4 games to enter this year’s WPIAL Playoffs, then being seeded 14th in the playoff brackets these Panthers know what it’s like to play with your backs to the wall. But his years […]

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Dunlap helps Penn-Trafford’s offense come alive as Warriors advance to the semis @PTWarriors

November 9, 2019

Written by: John Robbins The quarterfinal matchup between the Penn-Trafford Warriors and the Upper St. Clair Panthers was a tale of two halves, with Penn-Trafford winning 31-7. The only score of the first half was from a field goal from sophomore Nathan Schlessinger. However the second half was very exciting with 35 points combined points between […]

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State High doubles Erie McDowell on a snowy night @SCoachLintal @mcdathletics

November 9, 2019

On Friday November 8th, State College Area High School began their playoff run after a bye-week. State High did exactly what they had wanted to in this first playoff game by beating McDowell 42-21. The Little Lions would receive the ball to begin the game and after an Isaiah Edwards return to the McDowell 47, […]

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Freedom falls to Washington 28-0; eliminated in round two of playoffs

November 9, 2019

Written by: Jalynn Falk Matthew Levenson The Freedom Bulldogs traveled to Cannon Mac Friday night to take on the Washington Prexies in a chilly, second-round matchup. The Bulldog’s defense held the number one seeded Prexies as best as they could, however, the offense was unable to find a way to put points on the board. […]

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Cinderella Season continues for Cornell as they down California, Advance in WPIAL playoffs

November 3, 2019

CORNELL SHOWS RESILIENCY IN WIN OVER CALIFORNIA Mark Ross In a game that had plenty big plays on both sides it was the Cornell Raiders who made just enough Friday evening to hold off California 32-27. The win propels this Raiders team into the semi finals of the WPIAL Playoffs where they will play a […]

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Dragons falter with Mountaineers @FootballBerlin @PLRedDragons

October 28, 2019

Written by: Avery Falisec  Playing a double-A school for the Western Pennsylvania Athletic Conference was not taken lightly for the Purchase Line Red Dragons. All week, they were preparing and making sure they knew what they were going into Friday, October 25. Although they may have been prepared, it was not enough to come out with […]

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Quips dream of undefeated season crushed by Central Valley

October 28, 2019

Mark Ross Over the years Aliquippa & Central Valley has developed into quite a rivalry when Central Valley was known as Center High School. Those years saw the Quips dominate as far as overall records in head to head competition, but since the merger that created the Central Valley School District 10 years ago these […]

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