PA Football News Archives
November 11, 2023 | Ed Weaver
CANTON – South Williamsport avenged a week four loss to Canton by withstanding a feverish second half rally by the Warriors, earning a 24-18 victory in the District IV Class 1A semi-finals on Friday, November 10.
November 10, 2023 | Billy Splain
Click for link to: Mount Carmel (9-2) @ Southern Columbia (10-1) – 7:00 pm Line Mountain (9-2) @ Troy (11-0) Friday – 7:00 pm At 9-2, Line Mountain is holding up to preseason expectations. Their only losses came to Danville and Tri-Valley. This is one of the best Eagles teams in a while. Kaiden Maurer […]
November 9, 2023 | Dave Fegley
SCA and MCA ready for semi-final tussle Last year, the Mount Carmel Area Red Tornadoes defeated the Southern Columbia Tigers in their annual regular season meeting. The rivalry known as the ‘The Game’ had a different result in the postseason. It was the Tigers that finished the 2022 season with the bragging rights as they […]
November 6, 2023 | Matt Herring
Each week Travelin’ Matt traverses Pennsylvania attending the hottest high school football games and best match ups in the Commonwealth. Follow his exploits each week as he documents his journey from Week Zero to the Pennsylvania State Football Finals! Wednesday, November 2 The State of PA Football – Live at MaGerks’s (Lionville) Thursday, […]
November 5, 2023 | Matt Herring
The undefeated District 4 #1 seeded Trojans continued their winning ways with a convincing 36-0 first round victory vs. Hughesville at Alpron Park. Head Coach Jim Smith guided his 2A state-ranked #4 squad to their 11th victory on the season as they seek their first District 4 title since 2013. Click the video below for […]
November 5, 2023 | Ed Weaver
Clayton Smith rushed for a pair of touchdowns and Evan Woodward threw for two scores as Troy defeated Hughesville 36-0 to open the District IV Class 2A playoffs at Alparon Park on Saturday, November 4.
November 5, 2023 | Dave Fegley
SCA takes care of business in playoff opener The first half seemed to take forever as the undermatched Panthers from North-Penn Mansfield continued to air it out inside of Southern Columbia’s Tiger Stadium. The second half on the other hand flew by as the game was already into the Mercy Rule courtesy of the performance […]
November 4, 2023 | Billy Splain
Jersey Shore will face Selinsgrove next week for the District 4 class 4A title in what is sure to be an emotion filled game. After his team handled a depleted Milton squad that was missing 2 starters who were ejected from last weeks game by a final of 54-6, Tom Gravish had nothing but praise […]
November 4, 2023 | Billy Splain
With just under 2 minutes to play and holding a 22-14 play, Lewisburg faced a fourth and one on the Montoursville 4 yard line. Jack Blough came through the middle of the line untouched and quarterback Derek Asche floated a perfect lob to seal the win for the Dragons with a final score of 29-14. […]
November 3, 2023 | Matt Herring
This week we sat down with 2A District 4 #6 seed Wyalusing Rams Head Coach Rich Rogers as he prepares his team for a clash with PA Football News 2A #6 ranked Mount Carmel (District 4 #3 seed). The 6-4 Wyalusing squad have regained their place in Northern Tier League relevancy with a playoff berth […]
November 1, 2023 | Matt Herring
This week we sat down with undefeated 2A #4 ranked Troy Trojans head coach Jim Smith as he prepares his District 4 top-seeded squad for their post-season journey.
October 28, 2023 | Lindsey Bennett
It was a heavy weight slug fest at Alperon Park on Friday night as the Southern Columbia Tigers rolled into the Northern Tier to find out which team had what it would take to move on to the state quarter finals. It was a muddy sloppy game and by the end there were some that […]
October 28, 2023 | Dave Fegley
Murphy highlighted SCA’s 55-6 rout over the Braves The most explosive offensive weapon throughout the regular season for Southern Columbia has been Louden Murphy. The senior capped off his final regular season game in style as the Tigers thumped Shikellamy 55-6. Needing just a punt return to score every way possible besides throwing a TD […]
October 28, 2023 | Ed Weaver
North Penn-Mansfield scored 21 unanswered points to defeat rival Wellsboro, 21-6 and retain the Morton F. Jones Trophy on Friday, October 27.
October 28, 2023 | Jayden Eberly
Jeremiah Davis, an elite player for Lewisburg, scores a touchdown on the ground in the first quarter. Hayes Schumacher gets a sack. Number three for Mifflinburg, Sean Grodotzke, intercepts a trick play pass from Jeremiah Davis after he gets hit while tossing the ball. Then, Ryan Opperman gets an interception for Lewisburg. Following the first, Lewisburg leads 7-0. Quin Michaels […]
October 21, 2023 | Phil Myers
Danville’s record setting quarterback, Madden Patrick, celebrated his birthday Friday at Tiger Stadium in Hollidaysburg by leading his Ironmen to a 28-21 victory over the Golden Tigers. All Patrick did was account for Danville’s four touchdowns by throwing for three and running for the other. He completed 18 of 28 passes for 343 yards and […]
October 21, 2023 | John Kotsko
With the game tied at 14, Shamokin needed big plays. The Indians got a fumble recovery on the opening drive in the second half. Followed by a big third down catch by Chase Pensyl that ended in a three yard touchdown run by freshman Logan Steele to give Shamokin their first lead of the game […]
October 21, 2023 | Dave Fegley
SCA knocks off previously unbeaten Wyoming Area When it comes to being a Southern Columbia football fan, the loyal supporters have witnessed just about everything that the sport has to offer. On Friday night, the fans that made the trip up to Jake Sobeski Stadium to watch their Tigers battle with a Wyoming Area team […]
October 21, 2023 | Jayden Eberly
Milton’s number eight, Cale Bastian, scores a touchdown on a quarterback keeper in the first quarter. Despite a strong run by Montgomery Fisher, the Canton defense punches the ball out and recovers the fumble. Milton had a 7-0 lead at the half. Gary Verdinelli, number 63 for Milton, picks a sack during the second quarter. […]
October 21, 2023 | Ed Weaver
For 40 minutes and 21 seconds Wellsboro and Cowanesque Valley were scoreless. That was until Dave Hess scored from two yards out to break the tie and propel the Indians to a 12-0 shutout victory over the visiting Hornets during CV’s Homecoming on Friday, October 20.
PFN & The Funding Zone Presents: The State of PA Football-w/Dave Ackley and the Heavy Mettle Ironman Show! Live from the Danville Moose
October 18, 2023 | Billy Splain
Join PFN for a special simulcast with Dave Ackley from Black Diamond Sports Network & The Heavy Mettle Ironmen Show, live at the Moose Lodge in Danville. Our guests will be former PSU/ASU Coach Charlie Fisher. We’ll talk training and recruiting. We’ll also have Danville head coach Carl Majer and some current Ironmen!
October 14, 2023 | Dave Fegley
Red Tornadoes give Tigers first loss A touchdown pass from Cole Spears to fellow senior Xavier Diaz in the third quarter extended Mount Carmel Area’s lead in their upset 42-30 win over Southern Columbia. The Red Tornadoes dominated and deserved to win, and that 32-yard connection was historic. On their annual Senior Night inside of […]