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Berwick Bulldogs

Berwick Bulldogs
Berwick Bulldogs
Head Coach: Mike Bennett
PIAA District 2 - Class AAAA
Wyoming Valley Conference - Division 1
Stadium: Crispin Field
 
 
OVERALL PCT CONF PCT HOME AWAY STREAK
0-0 0.000 0-0 0.000 0-0 0-0 -

09-15
7:00 pm

@ Williamsport

STA Stadium
Division Game / League Game

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Schedule data provided by Circle W Sports
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Kotsko’s View: Season Finale

January 15, 2023  |  

With that, the 2022 High School Football has come to an end. The WVC’s run ended on December 2nd when Crestwood lost to eventual 4A State Champion Bishop McDevitt in the PIAA 4A Semifinals. It was quite a fantastic run by Crestwood. It was quite an interesting season to say the least. We had eight […]

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WVC stars speak on Coaches All-State nominations

December 31, 2022  |  

The Wyoming Valley Conference was well represented in the PA Football News Coaches All-State Team. The Conference brought in 5 players on the first team across 4 schools. The PA Football News Coaches All-State team is especially prestigious as it is voted on by the Coaches themselves. Being nominated on this list shows extreme mutual […]

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Crestwood advances to District Final with a victory over Berwick

November 12, 2022  |  

It’s no secret that Crestwood likes to run the football. For ten weeks, the Comets rushing attack has not been stopped. The running game was on full display once again as Crestwood defeated the Berwick Bulldogs 56-14 on Saturday afternoon to advance to the District Final next week. Comets Head Coach Ryan Arcangeli on his […]

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Crestwood Cruises in Win over Berwick

November 12, 2022  |  

As Rain poured down on the Crestwood Stadium on Friday, both teams had to pivot and play on Saturday afternoon. The big question, what team was able to preserve with the time change and continue with business as usual, today it was Crestwood. The Comets make their motive clear, run the ball and run the […]

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Previewing the District 2 4A Semifinals

November 10, 2022  |  

(4) Berwick at (1) Crestwood Fri 7 PM About Berwick: Berwick is 5-6 on the season and defeated North Pocono to advance to the semifinals. Bulldogs QB Matt Lonczynski is throwing for 1,428 yards and 17 touchdowns. Wideout Spencer Kishbaugh has 28 catches for 493 yards and six touchdowns. RB Bo Sheptock is rushing for […]

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Berwick starts Playoffs strong with win over North Pocono

November 4, 2022  |  

After 10 weeks that, as always, went by so quickly, we enter the PIAA playoffs. The thrill of the playoffs is knowing when walking into the stadium one team’s season will be ended, and the other’s will live another week. Of course, that was the case tonight at historic Crispin Field. On the Visiting North […]

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District 2 Playoff Preview (WVC Teams)

November 3, 2022  |  

We’re finally at one of the best times of the year! Playoff time! Only six teams will be crowned District 2 Champion. The WVC is guaranteed at least the 6A District Championship as only Hazleton Area and Wilkes-Barre Area are the only teams in 6A. 2A, 3A and 5A each have one WVC team playing […]

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Hazleton’s stifling defense powers them past Berwick

October 29, 2022  |  

Hazleton QB #14 Tyler Wolfe fights for extra yards against the Berwick Defense The Hazleton cougars entered their Friday night matchup with a impressive 7-2 record. Head Coach Dennis Buchman’s bunch is quite possibly the best team they’ve had in over a decade. From a team that just a few years ago struggled year in […]

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Kotsko’s View of the Wyoming Valley Conference: Where Has The Time Gone?

October 27, 2022  |  

Man, Week 10 already? It feels like yesterday that I was working on the Conference preview and getting myself ready for Week 1. With Week 10 comes the end of the season for some teams and for some, the season will extend into the postseason. It’s one of more interesting times of the season. The […]

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Crestwood runs all over Berwick in big win

October 22, 2022  |  

                    #11 Cole Kakalecik makes diving INT on the pass from Matthew Lonczynski The Crestwood Comets have a straightforward path to win the District 2 4A regular season championship. Beat the Bulldogs at Crispin Field, then close it out against North Pocono at home. They got […]

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Danville flexes their muscles in Win over Berwick

October 15, 2022  |  

                                          #34 Cameron Kiersch Runs down the left sideline for a Danville TD The Danville Ironmen hosted a Berwick team that was red hot after a huge upset win over the Dallas Mountaineers. Danville shot […]

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Berwick v Valley West Gallery by Carla Wolfinger

October 1, 2022  |  

Game Story: HERE Rest of Gallery: HERE

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Berwick Dominates Wyoming Valley West in a feisty game

October 1, 2022  |  

  After a heartbreaking loss to Wilkes-Barre, the Berwick Bulldogs came up on a potential bounce back against the winless Wyoming Valley West Spartans. The Bulldogs did just that and got back to .500 in a game that lived up the rivalry label that’s been put on this game for years. Drey Wilk got the […]

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Berwick Falls short in the 4th, loses to Wilkes barre 35-21

September 24, 2022  |  

After back-to-back wins, the Berwick Bulldogs had dug out of a 0-2 start to get to .500 at 2-2. Their goal this week, finally get a winning record, that did not come to fruition. This is the 3rd meeting all time between Berwick and Wilkes-Barre, and for the first time in the short history Wilkes-Barre […]

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Berwick gets back to even with win over Williamsport

September 17, 2022  |  

The Berwick Bulldogs took care of business to get back to .500, as they took down the Williamsport Millionaires handily. Both teams came in at 1-2, one would leave the game even, the other in the rabbit hole. (no pun intended)   Berwick got off to a hot start as Drey Wilk took 2 quick […]

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Berwick first win comes at Abington Heights

September 11, 2022  |  

  Carla Wolfinger Gallery here   The Dawgs had high hopes coming into the 2022 season, but an 0-2 start wasn’t something they wanted to see. In week one they had Southern Columbia on the ropes but couldn’t close the deal, then they gave up a late score to Valley View for their second loss. […]

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Valley View survives against Berwick

September 3, 2022  |  

After a well fought loss to Southern Columbia, the Berwick Bulldawgs looked to rebound against Valley View. After a back and forth battle, in the end the Cougars pulled out a close one. The second of two tough matchups out the gate for Berwick was against the District Champion Valley View Cougars. Coming into this […]

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Valley View Does It Again-Cougars rally late in the fourth quarter to stun Berwick.

September 3, 2022  |  

For Berwick, it was another disappointing trip to John F Henze’s veteran’s memorial stadium in Blakley. The Bulldogs once again led going into the fourth quarter before watching their lead vanish. The Cougars would get their only score of the first half on a fake punt from the 50-yard line. Running-back Jalliw Ferrer took the […]

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PFN & The Funding Zone Presents: The STATE of PA Football! Live from Forge Pub & Eatery in Berwick! Tuesday, Aug 29 6-8pm

August 29, 2022  |  

It’s another round of The State of PA Football! This time we’re in Berwick and we’ll be bringing some Dawgs to the table along with Head Coach Mike Bennett!  We’ll also have Carl Majer and the Northwest Rangers along with Central Columbia Head Coach EJ Smith and a few Blue Jays! Join Billy Splain, Brian […]

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Tigers flex muscles in 2nd half, beat Dawgs

August 27, 2022  |  

Even though the hometown Bulldawgs came up short, it was nothing short of an unforgettable night at historic Crispin Field.      Berwick Brings Down Braedon Wisloski Berwick up 14-0 @PaFootballNews pic.twitter.com/gebgxl8ttv — Mason Eddinger (@Mason_PFN) August 26, 2022   Under new Head Coach Mike Bennett, the Dawgs had high hopes entering a daunting task against […]

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Breaking Down The 2022 Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1

August 20, 2022  |  

We are almost at Opening Night of the High School Football season. Months of preparation have come down to ten games and hopefully getting that elusive District Championship. Some would say the Wyoming Valley Division 1 Conference had a down year in 2021. Not this year. Nearly every team returns a large portion of last […]

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Done 2022 PFN Player Profiles: Matthew Lonczynski, Berwick

August 4, 2022  |  

Matthew Lonczynski Berwick Area High School Class Of2023 QB/LB Jersey #12 HT/WT: 6’1 220 13 Passing Touchdowns Other sports Basketball All Academic Gold Team Twitter @Matt_Lonczynski Why do you play football? For fun and because it is the greatest sport ever created Who is your favorite sports star and why? Mac Jones because I feel […]

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2022 PFN Player Spotlight-Dreyton Wilk-Berwick

July 15, 2022  |  

Name Dreyton Wilk School Berwick pa Class Senior Position(s) Safety/receiver Jersey, 7 Height,Weight: 5’11-190 Other Sports None Awards earned 1st team All state, 1st team all-district, 1st team all-conference, defensive back of the year Twitter Link: @DreytonWilk6   The last time Berwick won ten or more games was back in 2017. What will it take […]

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Berwick’s Spencer “Windmill” Kishbaugh can deliver the knock out on the field and in the ring.

June 14, 2022  |  

When it comes to recruiting, being a multi sport athlete is one of the top traits college coaches look for in a football player. Basketball, wrestling, baseball and track are among the most popular. I’ve even seen several players participate in swimming and the occassional bowler, but for the first time in my experience I’m […]

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Berwick vs Wallenpaupack photo gallery

November 8, 2021  |  

For full gallery please click here  

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Bulldogs Rally to Top the Spartans Saturday Afternoon in Long-Running Rivalry. @BerwickBulldogs @wvwfootball

October 9, 2021  |  

Berwick spots Wyoming Valley West 14 points, then rally to score 21 unanswered points in much needed win. @BPtashinski on Twitter KINGSTON- In a fierce and an intense rivalry such as that between the Berwick Bulldogs and the Wyoming Valley West Spartans, momentum is everything. The Spartans jumped out to 14-0 lead but a late […]

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Photos from Berwick vs Williamsport thrilling OT game

September 26, 2021  |  

  More HERE  and HERE

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2021 PFN Team Preview: The Berwick Bulldogs @Matt_Lonczynski Rowan Slabinski @BenKnorr4 @BerwickBulldogs

July 31, 2021  |  

Berwick Area Bulldogs PFN Page Head Coach Carm DeFrancesco PIAA District 2 – Class AAAA League: Wyoming Valley Conference – Division 2 Stadium: Crispin Memorial Field Assistant Coaches  Dave Robbins Bo Orlando Shawn Sheptock Jason Lanning Mike Bennett Bob Croop Nick Dawson 2020 Season Record 1 – 5 2021 Schedule DATE OPPONENT LOCATION TIME/SCORE 08-21 […]

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2021 PFN Player Preview: Matt Lonczynski-Berwick Bulldogs @Matt_Lonczynski @berwickdawgs @BerwickBulldogs

July 22, 2021  |  

Matt Lonczynski Berwick Bulldogs Class of: 2023 GPA: 4.0 Position(s): QB, LB Jersey#: 12 Ht: 6’1 – Wt: 205 Awards: All Academic Team 2020 Other Sports: Basketball Twitter: @Matt_Lonczynski _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________What is the best part about playing football? Definitely the hype leading up to games during practice and also game day and the in-game atmosphere. Who […]

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2021 PFN Player Profile: Ben Knorr-Berwick Bulldogs @BenKnorr4 @BerwickBulldogs @berwickdawgs

July 15, 2021  |  

Ben Knorr Berwick Bulldogs Class of: 2022 GPA: 3.7 Position(s): QB, WR, RB, DB Ht: 5’11 – Wt: 190 Awards: Offensive Player of the Year Other Sports: Baseball, Wrestling 2020, or Career Stats: 386 rushing yards, 251 passing yards Twitter: @BenKnorr4 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________What is the best part about playing football? The bond that is made between […]

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2021 PFN Player Profile: Spencer Kishbaugh-Berwick Bulldogs @SpencerKish @berwickdawgs @BerwickBulldogs

July 11, 2021  |  

Spencer Kishbaugh Berwick Bulldogs Class of: 2023 GPA: n/a Position(s): OLB/WR Ht: 6’3 – Wt: 185 Other sports: Amateur Boxer Twitter: @SpencerKish _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ What is the best part about playing football? The best part about playing football is getting to do what you love with your buddies. What has been your best memory from football […]

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2021 PFN Player Profile: Matt Lonczynski – Berwick @Matt_Lonczynski @berwickdawgs

June 17, 2021  |  

Matt Lonczynski Berwick QB/TE/DE/LB 6’1 200 GPA 4.0 You are listed at four different positions (QB/TE/DE/LB) of the four which do you like playing the best? My favorite position to play is definitely QB. Of those four positions which is the hardest four you to play? The hardest to play is also QB. In watching […]

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Athletic @berwickdawgsProve To Be Too Much To Handle In Battle Of Unbeatens.

September 15, 2018  |  

Photos courtesy Lee Vivian KINGSTON- Sometimes a football game does not match the hype it receives going into the contest. Such was the case Friday night at Spartan Stadium as Berwick (3-0) overwhelmed a game, but undermanned Wyoming Valley West by a score 0f 40-24 in a key Wyoming Valley Conference showdown of premier rivals. […]

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Shoemaker carries Dawgs to win over Williamsport @Berwickdawgs @MillionaireFB

September 8, 2018  |  

Shoemaker and teammate Josh Snyder celebrate after his 64 yard td   When you’ve got a guy like Treyson Potts on the field, you can’t help but hold your breath as he gets the ball. For the Berwick Bulldogs, they didn’t hold their breath, they held the Minnesota bound tailback to 29 yards on 15 carries. […]

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Berwick Too Much for Abington Heights on Opening Night @berwickdawgs @CometsAH

August 27, 2018  |  

BERWICK- Expectations are always high down in the hamlet of Berwick come the beginning of the new football season, and this year is no exception. Friday night at Historic Crispin Field, The Bulldogs got the 2018 year off to a fabulous start with a 42-0 drubbing of visiting Abington Heights. Led by Junior Teagan Wilkes […]

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YEAR COACH OVERALL PCT LEAGUE PCT
2023 Mike Bennett 0-0 0.000 0-0 0.000
2022 Mike Bennett 5-7 0.417 3-3 0.500
2021 Carmen DeFrancesco 7-5 0.583 6-2 0.750
2020 Carmen DeFrancesco 1-6 0.143 1-6 0.143
2019 Carmen DeFrancesco 9-3 0.750 5-1 0.833
2018 Frank Sheptock 9-3 0.750 3-1 0.750
2017 Frank Sheptock 10-3 0.769 0-1 0.000
2016 Frank Sheptock 8-5 0.615 6-3 0.667
2015 N/A 9-3 0.750 7-1 0.875
2014 N/A 9-3 0.750 6-2 0.750
2013 N/A 14-1 0.933 8-0 1.000
2012 George Curry 10-3 0.769 1-1 0.500
2011 N/A 9-3 0.750 1-1 0.500
2010 N/A 6-6 0.500 5-3 0.625
2009 N/A 7-4 0.636 6-2 0.750
2008 N/A 11-3 0.786 7-1 0.875
2007 N/A 9-3 0.750 4-2 0.667
2006 N/A 4-6 0.400 1-2 0.333
2005 George Curry 7-3 0.700 5-2 0.714
2004 George Curry 12-2 0.857 7-0 1.000
2003 George Curry 7-2 0.778 6-1 0.857
2002 George Curry 4-4 0.500 3-4 0.429
2001 George Curry 10-3 0.769 8-2 0.800
2000 George Curry 12-1 0.923 10-0 1.000
1999 George Curry 6-1 0.857 6-0 1.000
1998 George Curry 8-1 0.889 6-0 1.000
1997 George Curry 9-1 0.900 5-1 0.833
1996 George Curry 11-0 1.000 6-0 1.000
1995 George Curry 12-0 1.000 6-0 1.000
1994 George Curry 11-1 0.917 5-1 0.833
1993 George Curry 12-1 0.923 6-0 1.000
1992 George Curry 14-0 1.000 6-0 1.000
1991 George Curry 10-3 0.769 6-0 1.000
1990 George Curry 11-1 0.917 6-0 1.000
1989 George Curry 12-1 0.923 6-0 1.000
1988 George Curry 13-0 1.000 7-0 1.000
1987 George Curry 9-2 0.818 0-0 0.000
1986 George Curry 7-3 0.700 0-0 0.000
1985 George Curry 7-2 0.778 0-0 0.000
1984 George Curry 9-1 0.900 0-0 0.000
1983 George Curry 11-0 1.000 3-0 1.000
1982 George Curry 8-1 0.889 3-0 1.000
1981 George Curry 11-0 1.000 3-0 1.000
1980 George Curry 5-4 0.556 0-2 0.000
1979 George Curry 6-3 0.667 4-2 0.667
1978 George Curry 7-1-1 0.833 6-1 0.857
1977 George Curry 9-1 0.900 6-0 1.000
1976 George Curry 5-4 0.556 2-4 0.333
1975 George Curry 8-3 0.727 5-2 0.714
1974 George Curry 1-9 0.100 1-5 0.167
1973 George Curry 7-3 0.700 4-2 0.667
1972 George Curry 9-1 0.900 5-1 0.833
1971 George Curry 6-3 0.667 2-3 0.400
1970 N/A 3-6 0.333 3-2 0.600
1969 N/A 5-4 0.556 4-1 0.800
1968 N/A 5-4 0.556 4-2 0.667
1967 N/A 5-4 0.556 4-2 0.667
1966 N/A 10-1 0.909 6-1 0.857
1965 N/A 3-6-1 0.350 2-5-1 0.313
1964 N/A 7-2 0.778 6-1 0.857
1963 N/A 6-2-2 0.700 5-1-1 0.786
1962 N/A 2-6-1 0.278 1-5 0.167
1961 N/A 2-6-1 0.278 2-2-1 0.500
1960 N/A 9-1 0.900 4-0 1.000
1959 N/A 7-2 0.778 0-0 0.000
1958 N/A 3-5-1 0.389 0-0 0.000
1957 N/A 3-5 0.375 0-0 0.000
1956 N/A 4-3-1 0.563 0-0 0.000
1955 N/A 6-2 0.750 0-0 0.000
1954 N/A 2-6-1 0.278 0-0 0.000
1953 N/A 5-4 0.556 0-0 0.000
1952 N/A 2-5-2 0.333 0-0 0.000
1951 N/A 8-1 0.889 0-0 0.000
1950 N/A 8-1 0.889 0-0 0.000
1949 N/A 7-2 0.778 0-0 0.000
1948 N/A 5-1-3 0.722 0-0 0.000
1947 N/A 6-2-1 0.722 0-0 0.000
1946 N/A 4-4-1 0.500 0-0 0.000
1945 N/A 4-7 0.364 0-0 0.000
1944 N/A 9-1 0.900 1-0 1.000
1943 N/A 10-0-1 0.955 0-0 0.000
1942 N/A 10-1 0.909 0-0 0.000
1941 N/A 10-0 1.000 0-0 0.000
1940 N/A 8-2-1 0.773 0-0 0.000
1939 N/A 9-2 0.818 0-0 0.000
1938 N/A 5-5 0.500 0-0 0.000
1937 N/A 6-4 0.600 0-0 0.000
1936 N/A 3-6-1 0.350 0-0 0.000
1935 N/A 4-6 0.400 0-0 0.000
1934 N/A 8-1-1 0.850 0-0 0.000
1933 N/A 5-2-2 0.667 0-0 0.000
1932 N/A 5-2-1 0.688 0-0 0.000
1931 N/A 7-0 1.000 0-0 0.000
1930 N/A 7-2 0.778 0-0 0.000
1929 N/A 7-1 0.875 0-0 0.000
1928 N/A 2-4-3 0.389 0-0 0.000
1927 N/A 6-1-1 0.813 0-0 0.000
1926 N/A 2-5-1 0.313 0-0 0.000
1925 N/A 8-1-1 0.850 0-0 0.000
1924 N/A 3-4-1 0.438 0-0 0.000
1923 N/A 3-4-1 0.438 0-0 0.000
1922 N/A 2-7-1 0.250 0-0 0.000
1921 N/A 4-3-1 0.563 0-0 0.000
1920 N/A 0-7 0.000 0-0 0.000
1916 N/A 0-1 0.000 0-0 0.000
1914 N/A 2-6 0.250 0-0 0.000
1913 N/A 1-6 0.143 0-0 0.000
1912 N/A 2-1 0.667 0-0 0.000
1911 N/A 3-3-1 0.500 0-0 0.000
1910 N/A 2-2 0.500 0-0 0.000
1909 N/A 4-0 1.000 0-0 0.000
1908 N/A 1-1-1 0.500 0-0 0.000
1907 N/A 3-0-1 0.875 0-0 0.000
1906 N/A 3-1-1 0.700 0-0 0.000
1905 N/A 0-1 0.000 0-0 0.000
1904 N/A 0-1 0.000 0-0 0.000
1903 N/A 3-1 0.750 0-0 0.000
1902 N/A 3-1 0.750 0-0 0.000
1901 N/A 0-1-1 0.250 0-0 0.000

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