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Brookville School Board Names Gabe Bowley as New Head Football Coach

January 18, 2023  |  

The Brookville Area School Board named Gabe Bowley as the new head football coach effective immediately for the 2023 season.  Bowley replaces Scott Park who resigned in December.  Bowley was an assistant on Park’s staff for the past 6 years as the offensive line coach.  Prior to that he coached the defensive line at DuBois […]

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Central Clarion Lands 3 Players on PFN Coaches Class 2A All-State Team

December 31, 2022  |  

The Central Clarion Wildcats came within one game of an undefeated regular season, losing their last scheduled game of the year.  Three players were very instrumental in Central Clarion’s very successful season.  They were quarterback Jase Ferguson, wide receiver Ashton Rex, and middle linebacker Ryan Hummell.  Ferguson and Rex were named to the first team, […]

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Nine District 9 Players Named to PFN Coaches 2022 Class 1A All-Star Team

December 31, 2022  |  

There were nine District 9 football players named to the 2022 PFN Coaches Class 1A All-Star team.  Two made the All-State first team and seven made the second team.  Seven were offensive all-stars and two broke into the all-state defensive line-up. Port Allegany, a state semi-finalist, placed three on the all-state roster, while Brockway and […]

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Westinghouse Falls in State Title Game

December 9, 2022  |  

FORTH QUARTER DOES BULLDOGS IN What was a defensive battle for three quarters morphed in to a scoring bonanza, as Southern Columbia outscored the Bulldogs 22 to 8 denying Westinghouse Academy their first State Championship 37 to 22. Westinghouse had only given up 18 points in one game, to 1A Champion Steelton-Highspire, all season. Coach […]

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Westinghouse will battle for first state title

December 8, 2022  |  

BULLDOGS MUST STOP THE TIGERS 5 YEAR RUN TO WIN THEIR FIRST TITLE The Westinghouse Bulldogs are playing in their first state title game in school history, it’s been 25 years since a City League school has made it to the state championship game. Across the field the Tigers, of Sothern Columbia are shooting for […]

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Union advances to first state football championship

December 3, 2022  |  

Clarion – The Union Scotties are heading to the state football championship for the first time. Union continues its incredible postseason run with a 46-36 victory over District 9 Champion Port Allegany to advance to the school’s first football state championship. “It’s about the kids, the school, and the community,” said Union head coach Kim […]

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Union and Port Allegany set to duel in semifinals

December 1, 2022  |  

The Game: PIAA Class A Semifinals Union Scotties vs. Port Allegany Gators. Friday, December 2nd. Kickoff 7 pm Clarion University Memorial Stadium District IX Champion Port Allegany Gators Head Coach: Justin Benkowski League: District 9 Region 2 Record: 12-1 About the Gators: Honestly, the ride our team has been on isn’t something we’ve spent much […]

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Clearfield Head Coach Tim Janocko is hanging up his sweater.

November 27, 2022  |  

  Tim Janocko has been the Head Football coach at Clearfield since 1985. Next season the Bison will have a new head coach on the sidelines. Also the AD, Tim has told the Clearfield district he is retiring this year. Tim has had an illustrious career, most recently garnering his 300th win with the Bison. […]

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The FINAL Mountain Leagues Coaches All-Stars

November 25, 2022  |  

2021 Mountain League Football Coaches’ All-Star Teams 1st Team Offense Position Name Number Grade School Center Eric Myers 51 12th Clearfield Guard Braden Ewing 72 11th Tyrone Guard Zach Billotte 73 12th Clearfield Tackle Eric Clark 77 11th BEA Tackle Isaac Samsel 51 12th Clearfield Tight End Joe Knee 88 12th Clearfield Wide Receiver Miles […]

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PIAA Class 1A Playoff Preview – Reynolds vs. Port Allegany

November 24, 2022  |  

Reynolds Raiders 11-1 vs. Port Allegheny Gators 11-1 @ Bradford on Friday Nov. 25 at 7 P.M. The Reynolds Raiders invade Bradford to take on the Port Allegany Gators this Friday.  The Raiders are the D-10 champs by virtue of their comeback victory over Eisenhower 28-14.  Reynolds has won 9 games in a row since […]

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District 9 Names 2022 Region 3 All-Stars

November 23, 2022  |  

Offensive Lineman of the Year: David Anderson – Elk Co. Catholic Defensive Lineman of the Year: Kyle Dunn – Coudersport Offensive MVP: Noah Cherry – Elk Co. Catholic Co-Defensive MVP: Xander Brown – Coudersport Co-Defensive MVP: David Anderson – Elk Co. Catholic   OFFENSE: Offensive Interior Line: Cooper Rossman Coudersport David Anderson Elk Co. Catholic […]

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District 9 Names 2022 Region 2 All-Stars

November 23, 2022  |  

Offensive Lineman of the Year: Miska Young – Port Allegany Defensive Lineman of the Year: Miska Young – Port Allegany Offensive MVP: Kyle Nellis – Keystone Defensive MVP: Blaine Moses– Port Allegany   OFFENSE: Offensive Interior Line: Miska Young Port Allegany Landon Chalmers Union/ACV Reese Yahner Brockway Carson Neely Port Allegany Josh Beal Keystone Aaron […]

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District 9 Names 2022 Region 1 All-Stars

November 23, 2022  |  

Co-Offensive Lineman of the Year: Baily Miller– Brookville Co-Offensive Lineman of the Year: Waylon Wehner – St. Marys Defensive Lineman of the Year: Alex Lukaschunis – St. Marys Offensive MVP: Jase Ferguson – Central Clarion Defensive MVP: Ryan Hummell– Central Clarion   OFFENSE: Offensive Interior Line: Matthew Grusky Punxsutawney Jimmy Kerr Central Clarion Waylon Wehler […]

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Westinghouse continues it’s roll through the season and playoffs with win over Central Clarion

November 19, 2022  |  

Coach Green talks to his players Donta Green has been building something the City hasn’t seen in many years. It’s been since 2006 since District 8 has sent a team to the quarterfinal round when now defunct Oliver played General McLane. Last night, the Bulldogs advanced to that round with a resounding 44-8 win over […]

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Dragons soar pass Bison!

November 19, 2022  |  

Dragons soar pass Bison to advance to the elite eight! PIAA 3A Playoffs (D6)Central Dragons (10-2) vs (D9)Clearfield Bison (8-3) Central had the big name quarterback(Jeff Hoenstine), played in a tougher conference(LHAC) and practically had home field advantage(Hollidaysburg), so the visiting Clearfield Bison needed to win the turnover battle. They didn’t and Central of Martinsburg […]

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PIAA Class 2A State Playoff Preview – Central Clarion vs. Westinghouse

November 18, 2022  |  

Class 2A State Playoff: Central Clarion Wildcats (10-1) at Westinghouse Bulldogs (11-0) @ Cupples Stadium in Pittsburgh on Friday Nov. 18 at 7 P.M. Central Clarion is the District 9 champs by virtue of their 35-0 victory over Brookville last week.  Westinghouse won the Pittsburgh City League title and represents District 8 in the 2A […]

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District Nine Class 1A Championship Playoff Preview

November 17, 2022  |  

  Class 1A District 9 Final: Brockway Rovers (8-4) vs. Port Allegany Gators (10-1) @ Bradford on Friday Nov. 18 at 7 P.M. Port is the #1 seed and ousted Keystone last week by a score of 18-6.  Brockway is seeded 3rd and defeated #2 Redbank Valley 7-3 this past Saturday.  This is a rematch […]

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Wildcats Claim First D9 Championship In Program History

November 13, 2022  |  

Above – Central Clarion Wildcats – 2022 District Nine Class-AA Champions CLARION SPORTS ZONE on 13 November, 2022 at 19:59 The Central Clarion Wildcats claimed the first District Nine title in the young program’s four year history on Saturday night (November 12th), with a 35-0 victory over the Brookville Raiders in the Class-AA championship, at […]

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Brockway Stuns Redbank Valley 7-3

November 12, 2022  |  

Not many outside of Brockway thought the Rovers could defeat the defending Class A state runners-up in the playoffs.  And no one in their right mind would have guessed the score would end up 7-3 because Redbank averages 37 points a game and Brockway 34.  Plus, Redbank beat the Rovers 34-28 in their first meeting […]

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Clearfield’s Defense Comes Up Big Against St. Marys

November 12, 2022  |  

On a very rainy night in Brockway thanks to the remnants of Hurricane Nicole, Clearfield’s defense was the difference in the Bison’s 13-7 victory over the St. Marys Flying Dutchmen.  Yes, the ground game for Clearfield scored two touchdowns and, at times in the first half, was hard to stop.  But it was the defense […]

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Ehrenzeller and Kauffman Give Juniata the Spark Needed to Beat DuBois

November 11, 2022  |  

The Juniata Indians travelled two hours to play DuBois at Mansell Stadium last night in a PIAA District 6-9 subregional game.  That didn’t seem to bother Waylon Ehrenzeller or John Kauffman too much, as they helped orchestrate a solid team effort in defeating the DuBois Beavers 17-7.  The win propels Juniata into the next round […]

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District Nine Class 1A Playoff Preview (2 Games)

November 10, 2022  |  

Class 1A District 9 Semi-Final: Brockway Rovers (7-4) vs. Redbank Valley Bulldogs (9-1) @ DuBois on Saturday Nov. 12 at 1 P.M. Redbank is the #2 seed and had a bye last week.  Brockway is seeded 3rd and defeated Coudersport in the opening round last Friday.  Redbank weathered a Brockway comeback during the season and […]

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District Nine Playoff Class 2A Preview

November 9, 2022  |  

Class 2A District 9 Final: Brookville Blue Raiders (6-5) vs. Central Clarion Wildcats (9-1) at Clarion University on Friday Nov. 11 at 7 P.M. Central Clarion is the #1 seed and had a bye last week.  Brookville, the #3 seed, bested Karns City last week 31-7 to advance to the final.  In 2021 Brookville lost […]

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District Nine Playoff Class 3A Preview

November 9, 2022  |  

Class 3A District 9 Final: Clearfield Bison (7-3) vs. St. Marys Flying Dutchmen (7-4) at Brockway on Friday Nov. 11 at 7 P.M. Clearfield is the #1 seed and had a bye last week.  St. Marys is the #2 seed and defeated Punxsy 12-7 last Friday to earn their spot in the final.  The Bison […]

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2022 D6/D9 4A Regional Playoff Game Preview: Juniata @ DuBois

November 8, 2022  |  

The D6/D9 4A regional game will take place Thursday 11/10 at 7pm @ DuBois.  The game will feature D6 Juniata and D9 DuBois.  Juniata is the only D6 4A team to enter the playoffs, the other 2 D6 4A teams opted out of the playoffs.  DuBois is the only D9 4A team, the other D9 […]

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District Nine Class 4A Playoff Preview

November 8, 2022  |  

  Class 4A District 6-9 Finals: Juniata Indians (7-3) at DuBois Beavers (5-5) on Thursday Nov. 10 at 7 P.M. Both teams had byes last week.  Juniata is the only Class 4A District 6 team to qualify for the 2022 state playoffs.  Last year in the playoffs Juniata defeated Bellefonte and USO out of Pittsburgh […]

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District 9 Final Regular Season Individual Stats (Top 5)

November 4, 2022  |  

The regular season is over and to the best of our knowledge here are the final stats according to MaxPreps and some coaches: Passing Yardage: Andrew Schenfield, Otto-Eldred –   2,188 Jase Ferguson, Central Clarion –   2,177 Brayden Fox, Brockway –   2,106 Talan Reese, Bradford –   2,068 Dan McGarry, Curwensville –   2,067 Touchdown Passes: Andrew Schenfield, […]

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District 9 Playoff Preview

November 3, 2022  |  

For those who are not familiar with District 9, it is one of the smaller districts in the state with 23 football teams.  D-9 is mostly made up of rural communities, and therefore there are no 5A or 6A schools.  District 9 only has two 4A schools and three 3A schools.  There are six 2A […]

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District Nine Review and Standings – Week 10

November 1, 2022  |  

The top game of the week had to be the DuBois Beaver-Hollidaysburg Golden Tiger contest.  The Beavers were up early in the 4th quarter 35-24, but Hollidaysburg scored with 9 minutes left to cut the lead to 35-30.  When DuBois drove into Hollidaysburg territory, the Golden Tiger defense came up big on a 4th down […]

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Redbank Valley Spoils Central Clarion’s Bid for a Perfect Season

October 29, 2022  |  

The Redbank Valley Bulldogs have overcome adversity the past 2 years and have played lights out on the football field.  The 2021 Class A state runners-up knocked the Central Clarion Wildcats from the ranks of the undefeated by a score of 47-38 on Senior Night in New Bethlehem.  Redbank, on the strength of freshman quarterback […]

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