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Local Football Legends Inducted Into Centre County Sports Hall of Fame

October 22, 2023  |  

There were eleven new members inducted into the Centre County Sports Hall of Fame at a banquet that took place on Sunday October 22, at the Penn Stater Hotel. Among the honorees were six people whose contributions to football were a significant reason for their induction. Jon CondoThe 2000 Philipsburg-Osceola graduate was a multi-sport standout. […]

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Micah Beish

Moshannon Valley Handles Claysburg-Kimmel

October 14, 2023  |  

Moshannon Valley used 5 receiving touchdowns from Micah Beish to beat Claysburg-Kimmel 48-20, on homecoming in Houtzdale. The Black Knights started with the ball and couldn’t get anything going on their first drive, going 3 and out. On the Bulldogs first offensive possession, Mark Lattieri put the ball on the ground. Rocco Reifer came up […]

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District 6 sends 2 to the Big 33 game.

February 17, 2023  |  

Both Ben Sosnowski from Hollidaysburg and Stephen Scourtis from State college were selected to the Big 33 Game. Ben, a Kicker who is signed to play at the next level at Saint Francis here in Pennsylvania, was excited to make the team.  When asked what it meant for him to make it he said “It […]

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State College sends three more on signing day.

February 1, 2023  |  

During today’s signing day John Brighton, Logan Milito, and Ian Brandt signed Letters of Intent to attend college and play footballl John will be playing football at Hiram in Ohio when asked in why he picked Hiram he said “I thought it was the perfect place for me, felt like a family and I think […]

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State College sends four to three different schools.

December 21, 2022  |  

On Wednesday during State Colleges Signing day four players signed their letters of intent. Brothers Michael and Thomas Dincher, JW Scott, and Stephen Scourtis. Michael and Thomas will be staying in state as they are both headed to Lafayette.“It’s always been are dream to play football in college together” said Michael. When talking to head […]

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Harrisburg looks to complete revenge tour against St. Joes Prep in 6A State Championship

December 9, 2022  |  

(Harrisburg star DE Terrell Reynolds late in the fourth quarter against State College) MECHANICSBURG, Pa. — Revenge has become a bit of a theme for this Harrisburg Cougars team so far during their 2022 postseason run. In Week 2, Harrisburg lost their first game of the season against Manheim Township by a score of 24-20 […]

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State College and Harrisburg renew rivalry in 6A State Semi-Finals

December 2, 2022  |  

(With contributions from Todd Ross) ALTOONA, Pa. — It is extremely uncommon for teams from the same conference to face one another in the state playoffs, let alone in the semi-finals with a trip to the PIAA 6A State Championship on the line.  Yet here we are. In 2021, Harrisburg took down State College in […]

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Little Lions defense steps up, shuts down North Allegheny opportunities for the 28-7 win

November 25, 2022  |  

Matt Lintal addresses hig team after the win They say defense wins games. That’s what they say. Tonight, the State College Little Lions gave that saying credibility and held the North Allegheny offense out of the endzone several times when the Tigers were deep in Little Lion territory. For their efforts, the Little Lions will […]

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State College and North Allegheny to battle for 6A semifinal spot

November 24, 2022  |  

State College v North Allegheny The trip to the title usually ends in this round. State College hasn’t beaten a District 7 team in many years in the playoffs. A victory here would be something Matt Lintal has never had, a win to advance in the playoffs against a WPIAL team. As a matter of […]

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Scott, Sines headline Mid-Penn Commonwealth award list

November 23, 2022  |  

The Mid-Penn Conference recently released their official award list, with State College LB John “JW” Scott being named the Mid-Penn Commonwealth division defensive player of the year, and Cumberland Valley QB Isaac Sines as the offensive player of the year. In addition to Scott taking home the defensive player of the year, State College head […]

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Rams put up a fight, but it’s BG who will move on

November 19, 2022  |  

Thanks to a 75 yard scoop and score by Penns Valley’s Danin Kerstetter, the Rams were withing a touchdown of the Marauders at halftime, trailing 28-21. But the second half of the game was all BG as they went on to a 56-35 win and win their first District 6 class 2A title since 1987. […]

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State College returns home to host McDowell in 6A State Quarterfinals

November 16, 2022  |  

(With contributions from Todd Ross) STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Playoff football is back in Happy Valley, as the State College Little Lions will host the McDowell Trojans of District 10 this Friday night at 7:00 in the PIAA 6A State Quarterfinals. State College (11-0) advanced to the quarterfinal round after a 28-7 victory over rival […]

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2022 D6 AA Championship game preview: Bishop Guilfoyle vs Penns Valley

November 16, 2022  |  

This Friday night at Mansion Park, the 2022 D6 AA Champion will be crowned.  #4 Seed Bishop Guilfoyle (9-3) will take on #2 Seed Penns Valley (10-2).  Bishop Guilfoyle is ranked # 9 in the state and Penns Valley is ranked as Honorable Mention in the latest Pa Football News rankings.  You can see the […]

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Sheffey, State College grind out District 6 6A Championship win over Altoona

November 11, 2022  |  

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – D’Antae Sheffey lived up to the hype in his first playoff game as the freshman ran for three touchdowns to help lead State College over Altoona in the District 6 Class 6A Championship game. The first time that #1 State College (10-0) and #2 Altoona (6-5) met back in Week 4, […]

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Penns Valley advances to D6 2A title game with 34-14 win over BEA, Romig has a big night (gallery)

November 10, 2022  |  

Not since 1991 has Penns Valley played for a District 6 championship. Tonight they earned a trip back to the title game with a 34-14 win over BEA. They’ll face Bishop Guilfoyle, a 32-22 winner over Richland. Ironically, Richland has ended Penns Valley’s playoff run the past several years. Brandon Bailey, the head coach of […]

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State College and Altoona rematch set for the District 6 6A Championship

November 9, 2022  |  

WINGATE, Pa. — The State College Little Lions will put their perfect 10-0 record on the line this Thursday as they take on the 6-5 Altoona Mountain Lions for the second time this season in the District 6 6A Championship at Bald Eagle Area High School. Head Coach Matt Lintal and the State College Little […]

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D6 AA Semifinal Game Preview Bald Eagle Area @ Penns Valley

November 8, 2022  |  

The 2022 D6 AA Semifinals are this Friday.  These 4 teams are looking to secure their spots in the D6 AA Championship game on 11/18 7pm at Mansion Park.  These teams are also hoping to get one step closer to a Trip to the Chap on December 9th. click to see brackets The four teams […]

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BEA dominates Bellwood to earn a rematch with Penns Valley

November 5, 2022  |  

Next season the teams from the Mountain league will join up with the LHAC and another team from the ICC to form a super conference of sorts. That other team is Bellwood-Antis. They might be rethinking that move after getting thumped by first Penns Valley last week, and this week Bald Eagle area. Carson Nagle […]

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Penns Valley throttles Mt. Union to advance (Gallery Included)

November 5, 2022  |  

Penns Valley throttled Mount Union 55-7 to advance in the District 6 Class 2A playoffs. They’ll host rival Bald Eagle Area next Friday night. Miles Brooks had a 41 yard td pass from Jackson Romig to open the scoring. Bryce Danish ran for 67 yards to tie the game with 10:02 left in the first […]

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2022 D6 AA Quarterfinal Game Preview: Bellwood-Antis @ Bald Eagle Area

November 3, 2022  |  

The 2022 PIAA D6 Class AA football playoffs start this weekend.  The teams are looking to end their seasons with a trip to Chapman Field at Cumberland Valley High Scholl for PIAA Championships.  The Championship will take place 12/9 @ 1pm. click to see brackets In the 2021 D6 AA Championship, Richland beat Forest Hills […]

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2022 D6 AA Quarterfinal Game Preview: Mount Union @ Penns Valley

November 3, 2022  |  

The 2022 PIAA D6 Class AA football playoffs start this weekend.  The teams are looking to end their seasons with a trip to Chapman Field at Cumberland Valley High Scholl for PIAA Championships.  The Championship will take place 12/9 @ 1pm. click to see brackets In the 2021 D6 AA Championship, Richland beat Forest Hills […]

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BEA closes out regular season strong with win over Purchase Line (Gallery)

October 29, 2022  |  

Bald Eagle Area closed out the regular season with a 19-0 shutout over Purchase Line. The game started out slow with both teams trading possessions. Then the flood gates opened for the Eagles.  Neither team scored until the 7 minute mark in the second quarter when Cameron Dubbs busted loose for a 20 yard td […]

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Penns Valley vs. Bellwood-Antis 2022

October 28, 2022  |  

Penns Valley hasn’t played Bellwood-Antis in the regular season in many years. The return to play wasn’t kind to Bellwood as the Rams were all over the Blue Devils for a 42-0 win securing 2 home field playoff games. Ty Watson scored first on a one yard run in the first quarter, then a turnover […]

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Penns Valley vs. Midd-West 2022 Gallery

October 22, 2022  |  

Penns Valley dispatched Midd West 56-0.  Jackson Romig was 5 of 5 for 171 yards and 4 tds in the first half. Ty Watson added 186 yards and 3 td’s on the ground. MORE PICTURES HERE

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Furmanek’s monster game lead State High to comeback win (Gallery Included)

October 22, 2022  |  

Finn Furmanek had him a game tonight. Standing at his own 11 yard line, Furmanek saw a hole in the middle, ran through it and to his surprise he saw nobody in front of him. 89 yards later he was “just so tired, I couldn’t believe it. I just kept running, I just wanted to […]

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State College in the driver’s seat as the regular season winds down

October 17, 2022  |  

They heard the critics. All year long while State College has been rolling their way to a 7-0 start, they still continue to hear that none of that matters until they beat defending Mid-Penn Commonwealth Champion Harrisburg. State College went into Harrisburg on Saturday as a team that had been picked to lose in this […]

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BEA continues aggressive style, thumps the Bearcats

October 15, 2022  |  

BEA continued their aggressive approach to football last night against Huntingdon. The 51-0 win included six touchdowns of 20 yards or more including a 57 yard fumble return by Tre Greene.  Greene scored three times including the games third play, a 43 yard run. Carson Nagle hit Kahale Burns for a 22 yard score, Greene […]

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Mountain League play closes with Penns Valley thrilling comeback win over Tyrone

October 15, 2022  |  

Getting ready for a hot second half here where Penns Valley trails @GoldenEagles_FB 21-7 pic.twitter.com/ClNWHLXzhG — Pennsylvania Football News (@PaFootballNews) October 15, 2022 The second half was hot. For Penns Valley. Momentum is a powerful thing. When you have it, you feel unstoppable. Everything goes right. When you want it, you can’t panic. You have […]

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BEA thumps Tyrone in key Mountain League game (Gallery)

BEA thumps Tyrone in key Mountain League game (Gallery)

October 1, 2022  |  

Carson Nagle had 180 yards passing and a td pass and the Eagle backs scored three times to lead BEA to a convincing 31-7 win over previously unbeaten Tyrone. Kahale Burns caught a td pass and added a field goal to his night.  BEA plays Philipsburg-Osceola next week and Tyrone has another tough game when […]

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Hollidaysburg Defense pitches shut out, Tigers blank Bellefonte

September 30, 2022  |  

It was a picture perfect Friday Night for football! To say 0-5 Hollidaysburg had a tough schedule this year is an understatement. The first four teams they’ve played this year are a combined 20-4 heading into Friday night. Their next 4 opponents have a combined 7 losses. But tonight, it was 1-4 Bellefonte on the […]

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