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Getting to Know New Abington Head Coach Terence Tolbert

January 20, 2023  |  

On January 10, Terence Tolbert was named the 18th head coach in Abington history. Recently he sat down with Pafootballnews for a Q&A. PFN:What is it like to return to your Alma Mater and be named head coach there? TT: Any athlete would want to return to where they competed to lead the team. Returning […]

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Unionville Tabs Murphy New Head Coach

January 18, 2023  |  

Unionville High School will have a new face guiding the Longhorns Football for the first time in nearly two decades. On Tuesday evening, the Unionville Chadds Ford School Board approved Tim Murphy as the school’s new head coach. Murphy takes over for Pat Clark who retired from coaching at the end of this past season. […]

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O’Sullivan Headed to Piscataway

January 16, 2023  |  

Upper Dublin senior quarterback Colin O’Sullivan has been slingin’ a football for the Cardinals for the past 3 seasons in which he completed 66% of his passes for 6,823 yards & 75 TDs. In 2022-23 he & his teammates had a season to remember. They won 14 games as well as a conference & District […]

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Abington names new coach.

January 11, 2023  |  

  press release The Abington Senior High School Athletic Department is proud to share that Mr. Terence Tolbert has been named the school’s head football coach following his appointment at the January 10, 2023, meeting of the Board of School Directors. An alumnus from the Abington Senior High School Class of 1989, Tolbert has also […]

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Breaking News: William Tennent Hires Colin Leach as their Next Head Coach

January 10, 2023  |  

Warminster-William Tennent High School has found their next head football coach in Colin Leach. This past year he served as an assistant coach in the Pennridge school district where he is also currently a school counselor. Please stay tuned for an in-depth follow up article on the new head coach. Here is what I know […]

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Central League Year in Review

December 31, 2022  |  

With only a few hours before the calendar turns to 2023 what better way to end the year than to look back at the year that was in the Central League. While 2022 saw some new things in the Central League such as Eric Van Wyk taking over at Garnet Valley for the retired Mike […]

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Chester Carries Del Val with Three 5A Coaches All-Team Selections

December 31, 2022  |  

CHESTER PA – If you looked away for a split second, you would have missed the entire 2022 PA high school football season. Like every year, the wait is treadful, but it is over faster than you know. At 2:00pm today, the names dropped for the PFN Coaches All-Team, both for first team, and second team. […]

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SOL has Four Players selected to PFN Coaches Select 6A All-State Team

December 31, 2022  |  

Four players from the Suburban One League were chosen to the PFN Coaches Select 6A All-State team. Senior running back G Mulbah from Pennsbury who rushed for 2,035 yards & 24 TDs was selected to the second team along with junior TE Jack Donnelly & senior OG Liam Powers from Central Bucks East. Donnelly caught […]

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Downingtown West’s Ryan Howard voted to PFN Coaches All State Team

December 31, 2022  |  

  Downingtown West offensive tackle Ryan Howard has been voted to the PFN Coaches All State team. The mammoth 6’7” 305 lb. Junior offensive tackle was the cornerstone of Coach Mike Milano’s Whippet offense. With Howard leading the way West was able to amass 2,200 rushing yards and 1,700 passing yards, in the ChesMont Co-Championship […]

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Coatesville’s Harrison Susi named to the PFN Coaches All State Team

December 31, 2022  |  

Coatesville Red Raider Senior Quarterback was named to the PFN Coaches All State team. A three year starting QB for Coach Matt Ortega’s Red Raider’s, he led Coatesville to three ChesMont Championships, Susi complied a 26-4 record. The 5’11’ 217 lb. East Stroudsburg University commit, is a 2 time All County and 3 time All […]

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Bo Horvath selected PFN Coaches’ All State Running Back

December 31, 2022  |  

Downingtown East’s Bo Horvath was voted to the PFN Coaches Select 6A All State Team as a First Team Running Back. Horvath broke Downingtown Football’s all-time single season rushing record this year running for 2,388 yards. Horvath also had 358 yards receiving and returned kickoffs for Coach Michal Matta’s Cougars, accounting for 34 touchdowns on […]

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Cougar’s Safety Mike Waite selected to the PFN Coaches All State Team

December 31, 2022  |  

    Downingtown East safety Mike Waite was voted to the PFN Coaches Select 6A All State Team. Waite a 5’10’ 175 lb. Senior Co-Captain for Coach Michal Matta’s Cougars, was the heart and soul of Downingtown’s defense. This year he recorded 97 tackles/8.5 TFL/2 ints to lead the Cougars to the third round of […]

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Chichester’s Eyan Thomas Named to 5A Coaches All-State First Team

December 31, 2022  |  

Photos courtesy of James Quinn. BOOTHWYN PA – As 2022 sails into the sunset, we cap off the last day of the year with the PFN Coaches All-State teams. As 5A dropped at 2:00pm today, only one guy found his way on it from Chichester, and it was First Team. That is no other than DT […]

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5 Upper Dublin Players selected to PFN Coaches Select 5A All-State Team

December 31, 2022  |  

Five Upper Dublin Players were selected for the PFN Coaches Select 5A All-State Team. Upper Dublin had a magical season where they captured a conference title, the district 1 championship & a record of 14-1. Their only blemish was in the state semifinals where they lost to District 12’s Imhotep Charter 21-14. Their offense averaged […]

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Suburban One League has Three Named to PA Writers Class 6A All-State Team

December 31, 2022  |  

  Ethan Shine & Jack Donnelly from Central Bucks East & Kion Wright from Cheltenham have been selected to the PA Writers class 6A All-State Team that was released yesterday. Shine & Donnelly were a part of an 8-3 playoff team that ended in the first round at the hands of longtime rival CB West. […]

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Suburban One League has Two Named to PA Writers Class 5A All-State Team

December 30, 2022  |  

Upper Dublin seniors Kyree Butler & Colin O’Sullivan have been named to the PA Writers Class 5A All-State team after completing a magical season that saw the Cardinals offense post 492 points which is an average of 32.8 points per game & the defense only yielded 121 points which average out to an astonishing 8.1 […]

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D1,2 & 12 have small but strong presence on PA Writers 4A All State Team

December 30, 2022  |  

Interboro RB Abu Kamara hoists league trophy Crestwood’s season came to a grinding halt in Philly, but that doesn’t mean they didn’t have some of the states top the athletes. The PA Writers 4A All State Team showcased just how good they were as OL John Jones, lineman Magnus Bibla and DB Nick Miscavage were […]

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Mayhem’s Year in Review: Suburban One League Edition

December 28, 2022  |  

A Year in Review: Suburban One League Edition             The High School football season officially came to an end Saturday, December 10, 2022. Here’s a list of all the championship games & their results. Congratulations to each Champion.  My local journalistic season, however, ended the week prior when class 5A Upper Dublin fell to state […]

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CB East’s Powers signs with PSU

December 21, 2022  |  

Central Bucks East’s senior lineman Liam Powers committed verbally to Penn State back in November. Today he has officially signed his National Letter of Intent to play for the Nittany Lions next season as a preferred walk-on or as Coach James Franklin and Staff call it, a preferred run-on. I touch based with Liam after […]

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Brennan Fisher Signs with Army West Point

December 21, 2022  |  

Back on April 5th of this year Pennridge senior running back Brennan Fisher verbally committed to play football for Army West Point.  This morning he made it official as he signed his National Letter of Intent to play for the Black Knights.  Brennan had a dominant year on the ground in a stacked District One […]

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Yazeed Haynes Headed to Athens

December 21, 2022  |  

North Penn Senior wide receiver & four star recruit Yazeed Haynes has officially signed his National Letter of Intent to play for The University of Georgia. Zeed finished his senior season at North Penn with an absolute incredible haul. He had  55 Catches for a whopping 1212 Yards (22.0 ypc)& 13 TD’s. Yazeed’s father Hasan […]

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Another @go_rout coaching job: Pennridge

December 21, 2022  |  

Sponsored by GoRout Pennridge High School is looking for a Head Football Coach. Pennridge is a 6A high school in Upper Bucks County, Pennsylvania. With 2400 students in the building, an amazing weight room and stadium facility, we are looking for a dynamic coach to provide leadership, culture building, and high level knowledge of football […]

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Maxwell Football Club Announces Mini Max Award Winners

December 19, 2022  |  

Upper Dublin’s Colin O’Sullivan is one of 55 Mini Max award winners Today the Maxwell Football Club announced the 55 recipients from Pennsylvania that were awarded the clubs Mini Max Award Winners. Each winner was nominated by their head coach and was evaluated by criteria that included on-field performance as well as work in the […]

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Garnet Valley’s season comes to a close, lose 48 to 7 to St. Joe’s

December 3, 2022  |  

Philadelphia, PA: It was a rainy, windy stage for the rematch between 11 and 1 St. Joes Prep and the 13 and 0 Garnet Valley Jaguars. The pair met in the state semis in last year’s playoff, with St. Joes advancing. Today, St. Joe’s was looking to repeat that result, and that they did winning […]

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Imhotep goes Back to 5A Championship for Second Year in a Row with 21-14 Win

December 3, 2022  |  

Attendance of at least 1,000, two battle-tested teams only one leaving with a win. Upper Dublin came out intimidating the Panthers with a sign that would only make Tep even more ready for the game. Before the match started UD came out 14-0 only allowing 7 points in the entire playoffs and ran through a […]

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Upper Dublin Fights Back, Comes up Short Against Imhotep Charter 21-14 in State Semifinal

December 3, 2022  |  

Lower Gwynedd- Upper Dublin found itself in uncharted territory Friday night during their PIAA-5A state semifinal game against Imhotep Charter. For the first time all season, deep into the third quarter the Cards were down by three scores. With their backs against the wall, trailing 21-0, this special group of seniors which is led by […]

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Deja Vu, Garnet Valley and St. Joes Prep to meet again in State Semi’s

December 2, 2022  |  

Philadelphia, PA: Two familiar faces will be matching up tomorrow at Northeast High School; it will be the Garnet Valley Jaguars facing off against St. Joe’s Prep. The two powerhouses matched up in last year’s state semifinal game, with St. Joes stopping the Jaguar playoff run by a score of 49 to 13. However, the […]

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LaDontay Bell Steps Down as Chester Clippers Head Coach

December 1, 2022  |  

CHESTER PA – Just an hour ago, it was announced Chester’s Head Coach, LaDontay Bell, has stepped down from his position. The announcement comes from the Chester Upland School District’s Twitter. Bell, who works for the district as their Athletic Director will continue to stay in that role. The announcement comes after Bell took his team […]

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Continuity in Coaching One Key to Garnet Valley Success

December 1, 2022  |  

Picture Provided by Coach Eric VanWyk Except for the 2020 season when the Central League elected to not participate in the District One and PIAA postseason the Garnet Valley Jaguars have been a staple in the District One Playoffs. To find the last time that the Jaguars didn’t make an appearance in the postseason, you […]

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