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Two Panthers lead District 5/6 PA Sportswriters All-State Class 1A team

December 28, 2023  |  

Josiah Bowser and Eion Snider came thisclose to advancing in the state playoffs. They led a senior heavy Northern Bedford team that came the closest to being able to take down the reigning champs. That effort hasn’t gone without accolades, today the biggest one came in. Both were named all-state players by the PA Sportswriters. […]

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Rollers overcome slow start to advance with 21-7 win over strong Northern Bedford team

November 18, 2023  |  

Rain and football. We know how it goes. The weather can be a great equalizer, and it can also give a team an advantage over another. The Panthers played hard defense for the entire first half in a downpour that prevented Steel-High quarterback Alex Erby to get his proficient air show going. The teams played […]

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Class 1A Western Sub Regional preview: Northern Bedford v Steelton-Highspire

November 16, 2023  |  

Steelton-Highspire (12-0) @ Northern Bedford (12-0) (Claysburg-Kimmel HS) – 7:00 pm They’re not bigger but they do score more points and have more playoff wins under their belt. They have a state record holder at quarterback, division 1 lineman and several other college prospects. The Rollers are loaded and on the hunt for third title […]

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District 5 Class 1A title game and 2A sub regional preview

November 9, 2023  |  

Windber (8-3) @ Northern Bedford (11-0) (Somerset HS) – 7:00 pm Rematch. The first meeting between these two teams didn’t end well for the Ramblers. Garry Black’s Panthers breezed to a 35-6 win that night. It wasn’t a massive outpouring of offense for NBC, but it was a good night for QB Eion Snider. He […]

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PIAA District 5 Playoff Preview

November 3, 2023  |  

PIAA DISTRICT 5 CLASS 1A PLAYOFF PREVIEW Berlin Brothersvalley v Chestnut Ridge Hard to believe these two didn’t meet in the regular season. With CR in the Heritage and Berlin moving to the ICC we didn’t get that matchup for the first time in a while. So tonight, the records don’t matter between these two […]

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Luxy’s Week 3 (4) Game Highlights

September 17, 2023  |  

Meadville vs. Titusville Berlin vs. Laurel Franklin vs. Oil City    

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Berlin vs. Laurel Highlight Video

September 16, 2023  |  

Berlin Brothersvalley vs. Laurel Highlights

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Berlin Brothersvalley Blanks Laurel

September 15, 2023  |  

New Castle – Berlin Brothersvalley limited Laurel to 184 yards of offense en route to a 27-0 victory Friday night. They say “D” is for dominant – that’s exactly what the Mountaineers used to push their record to 4-0 on the season. “Coach Dante Paul does a great job getting these guys prepared with tendencies and […]

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Panthers match last year win total in week one!

August 25, 2023  |  

River Valley was hosting newcomer Conemaugh Township at Saltsburg. they are hoping to move into a new stadium next year. The Panthers had a great season two years ago but were unable to win any conference games last year. Their only win coming in the season finale in a cross-over game. Conemaugh Township is under […]

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2023 Inter-County Conference (South) Preview

August 24, 2023  |  

2023 Inter-County South Conference Preview 2022 Inter-County Conference Standings Record Conf/Ovr Northern Bedford (8-0/11-1) Bellwood-Antis (6-2/6-5) Southern Huntingdon (6-3/7-4) Juniata Valley (6-3/6-5) Mount Union (5-3/6-5) West Branch (4-3/4-6) Moshannon Valley (4-4/5-6) Glendale (4-5/5-6) Tussey Mountain (3-5/4-7) Curwensville (2-6/3-7) Claysburg-Kimmel (1-6/1-9) Everett (0-9/0-10) There are been some changes for the Inter-County Conference for the 2023 Football […]

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Football Season starts with scrimmages across the state!

August 19, 2023  |  

Football Season starts with scrimmages across the state! The season is under way with a bang. The bad thing about trying to cover the Heritage Conference is all the games are Friday night at 7:00. All the scrimmages were today at 10:00 but I was able to make two of them for about an hour […]

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2023 Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference Preview: LHAC West 2

August 19, 2023  |  

The 2022 Laurel Highlands Final Standings (Record-Conference/Overall) Richland 10-0/11-1 Penn Cambria 9-1/9-2 Central 8-2/12-3 Bishop Guilfoyle 7-3/10-4 Bedford 7-3/7-4 Chestnut Ridge 6-4/6-5 Westmont Hilltop 4-6 Central Cambria 3-7 Forest Hills 3-7 Bishop McCort/Carroll 2-8 Somerset 1-9 Greater Johnstown 0-10 The Laurel Highlands had a very competitive and successful 2022.  The conference had two D6 Champions, […]

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2023 PFN Player Profiles: Getting to know Northern Bedford RB/LB/C Adam Johnson

August 17, 2023  |  

Adam Johnson RB,LB,C Northern Bedford Class Of 2024 Jersey #5 HT/WT 5”9 190 33TDS 1563 Rushing Yards w 8.4 Average 21 Receptions 505 Receiving Yards Other sports Track SAFCA Offensive MVP Bedford Gazette All-Star Altoona Mirror All-Star ICC All-Star Twitter @adamjohnson_5 Coach Black says “Adam works his tail off in the weight room and has […]

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2023 Heritage Conference Preview! Greg breaks down the league, watch the video!

August 11, 2023  |  

Heritage Conference Expands to 12 Teams! The always tough Heritage Conference got even better expanding from 10 to 12 teams with the additions of Conemaugh Valley & Conemaugh Township. The Conference now has 6 Indiana County teams, 5 Cambria County teams and West Shamokin from Armstrong County. Conemaugh Township head coach Brandon Studer is looking […]

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2023 PFN Player Profile: Getting to Know Everett Warriors’ Offensive-Defensive Lineman Zach Winck

August 4, 2023  |  

Zach Winck Everett Warriors Class Of: 2025 Position(s): OL-DL Jersey Number: 54 Ht: 6’0 – Wt: 240lbs Other Sports: Wrestling, Track Notable Awards or Recognitions: Football: Gold Team ICC, Two-Year Letter Winner Wrestling: District 3rd Place and Regional Qualifier Offer Sheet: None at the moment Twitter: N/A _______________ Words from the Head Coach: “Zach is […]

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2023 PFN Player Profile: Getting to Know Northern Bedford QB/DB Eion Snider

August 3, 2023  |  

Eion Snider QB DB Northern Bedford Class Of 2024 Jersey #14 HT/WT 6’2 190 Other sports Baseball Wrestling 2x district champion football 2x icc first team 2x bedford gazette all star District 5 wrestling champion Twitter @EionSnider Coach Black says “Eion has really developed as a quarterback and as an athlete over the past four […]

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2023 PFN Player Profile: Getting to Know Somerset Golden Eagles QB-LB Lane Lambert

August 2, 2023  |  

LANE LAMBERT Somerset Golden Eagles Class Of: 2025 Position(s): QB, LB Jersey Number: 6 Ht: 6’2 – Wt: 195lbs Other Sports: Football, Basketball, and Baseball Notable Awards or Recognitions: SPORT VARSITY LETTERMAN TEAM CAPTAIN DAILY AMERICAN 2022 TOP 30 FOOTBALL PLAYERS Offer Sheet: None at the moment Twitter: @Lambert6_Lane

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2023 PFN Player Profile: Getting to know North Star’s Molly Gontis!

July 24, 2023  |  

Molly Gontis Positions: Leo, Kicker North Star High School Jersey# ? Grade: 12th Height: 5’2 Weight: 143 Class of 2024 How long have you been playing football? This is my first year, I started in December of 2022. What other sports do you play? I play soccer, and compete in powerlifting. What has football taught […]

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2023 PFN Player Profile: Getting to Know Chestnut Ridge Lions RB-LB Jeb Emerick

July 22, 2023  |  

Jeb Emerick Chestnut Ridge Lions Class Of: 24 Position(s): RB/LB Jersey Number: 4 Ht: 5’9 – Wt: 195lbs Other Sports: None Notable Awards or Recognitions: LHAC All Conference & All Area Offer Sheet: None at the moment Twitter: @JebEmerick4 _________________________ Words from the Coach: “Last year, Jeb caused havoc on a consistent basis from his […]

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Football Matters 7 v 7 Richland Tournament

June 20, 2023  |  

Football Matters Richland 7 v 7 Tournament It was a beautiful day for Richland to host the tournament. The temperature was in the 80’s but there was a nice breeze at Herlinger Field. Fifteen schools made up the 16 team field. The three Indiana County coaches Brad Wright(Indiana), Matt Falisec(Purchase Line) and Kevin Marabito(United Valley) […]

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South hangs on to beat North in Ken Lantzy All-Star Classic (highlights and gallery)

June 17, 2023  |  

Johnstown – Garrett Harrold threw for 213 yards and two touchdowns to lead the South All-Stars to a 21-14 victory over the North Friday night at the Ken Lantzy All-Star Classic. On a beautiful night for football the South began the contest driving 67 yards to the North 1-yard line, Harrold threw incomplete on fourth-and-goal. Following […]

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2023 PFN Player Profile: Getting to know Somerset WR/DB Eli Walls

June 11, 2023  |  

Eli Walls WR DB Somerset Class Of 2025 Jersey # 11 HT/WT 6’0/160 Other sports track 1st place long jump giant eagle invitational Twitter @Eliwalls11 Coach Jeff Urban says “Eli Started on both O and D last year as a sophomore and became a “go to” receiver. Eli has above average athleticism and work ethic […]

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2023 PFN Player Profile: Getting to know Windber lineman Ryan Grohal

June 9, 2023  |  

Ryan Grohal OT, DT, LS Windber Class Of 2025 Jersey #68 HT/WT 6’0/230 Other sports Basketball, Track Twitter @rgrohal Coach Matt Grohal: “Ryan is a 3 sport athlete and never misses off season workouts. he is very dedicated to the program and looks to become a 2 way starter this fall”. LET’S GET TO KNOW […]

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2023 PFN Player Profile: Getting to know Berlin QB/DB Pace Prosser

May 29, 2023  |  

Pace Prosser QB/DB Berlin Brothersvalley Class Of 2024 Jersey #3 HT/WT 6’1” 180 Passing- 1789 Yards 149.1 YPG 24 TD 5 INT Rushing- 528 Yards 44 YPG 8 TD Defense- 49 Tackles 6 INT Other sports Basketball and Baseball All State Football DB, All State Basketball 2x District 5 Runner-Up Football 3x District 5 Champ […]

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2023 PFN Player Profile: Getting to know Somerset RB/DB Camden Lowery

May 25, 2023  |  

Camden Lowery RB/S Somerset Area Class Of 2025 Jersey #2 HT/WT5’10 170 1129 All purpose yards Other sports Track All Conference Twitter @LoweryCamden Head Coach Jeff Urban says: “Camden led our team in total yards gained last yr. Camden is also a member of the track team. Due to his hard work over the winter, […]

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2023 PFN Player Profile: Getting to Know Chestnut Ridge QB/S Nate Whysong

April 24, 2023  |  

Nate Whysong Quarterback / Free safety Chestnut Ridge Class Of 2024 Jersey #9 HT/WT 6’3 190 lbs Other sports Baseball and basketball LHAC all conference Twitter @NateWhysong Nate is the player that you have to stop when facing the Lions. Last season he threw for 1,458 yard with 8 tds and he ran for 810 […]

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2023 PFN Player Profile: Cody Kimmel, WR/LB, Berlin-Brothersvalley

April 6, 2023  |  

photo Tribune Democrat Cody Kimmel Wide Receiver and Linebacker Berlin-Brothersvalley Class Of 2024 positions you play Jersey #11 HT/WT 6’0” 185 lbs 92 tackles Other sports: Wrestling Accolades: Daily American Somerset County Football Team, All-Stars Defensive Player of the Year, Defensive MVP 2022, ALL Somerset County football team,  2022 All-Area Football Team, Defensive Player of […]

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PIAA Class 1A State Playoff Round-1 Photos, Gallery and Video Highlights ! Windber vs Steelton-Highspire

November 20, 2022  |  

Alex Erby pass to Rell Ceasar Jr. for six yards early in the opening quarter for games first score. Rollers defense limits Windber offense to 114 total yards, advances to PIAA Class 1A State Quarter-Final with 37 to 7 win at War Memorial Stadium ! Before the game, the talk was all about the rushing […]

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Rollers defense limits Windber offense to 114 total yards, advances to PIAA Class 1A State Quarter-Final with 37 to 7 win at War Memorial Stadium !

November 20, 2022  |  

Alex Erby pass to Rell Ceasar Jr. for six yards early in the opening quarter for games first score. Rollers defense limits Windber offense to 114 total yards, advances to PIAA Class 1A State Quarter-Final with 37 to 7 win at War Memorial Stadium ! Before the game, the talk was all about the rushing […]

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Westinghouse rolls to District 5/8 Title

November 11, 2022  |  

Somerset – One year ago, Westinghouse had to hold on for a dramatic 35-34 victory over Windber; it was a much different story Thursday night. Berlin had a hard time holding on to House QB Keyshawn Morsillo. Westinghouse dominated previously unbeaten Berlin-Brothersvalley in all aspects of the game, up a 59-7 rout of the Mountaineers […]

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