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Hazleton Cougars

Hazleton Cougars
Hazleton Cougars
Head Coach: Dennis Buchman
PIAA District 2 - Class AAAAAA
Wyoming Valley Conference - Division 1
Stadium: Harman-Geist Memorial Field
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@ Williamsport

STA Stadium
Division Game / League Game


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HUSKIES land SIX players from District XI, THREE from District 2, and TWO from DIV on Signing Day !

February 6, 2023  |  

HUSKIES land SIX players from District XI, THREE from District 2, and TWO from DIV on Signing Day ! Schuylkill County will be well represented at Bloomsburg University in the near future as the Huskies had 11 players from the area give their commitments. Shown below are the players from the area…. PLAYERS FROM DISTRICT […]

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Kotsko’s View: Season Finale

January 15, 2023  |  

With that, the 2022 High School Football has come to an end. The WVC’s run ended on December 2nd when Crestwood lost to eventual 4A State Champion Bishop McDevitt in the PIAA 4A Semifinals. It was quite a fantastic run by Crestwood. It was quite an interesting season to say the least. We had eight […]

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WVC stars speak on Coaches All-State nominations

December 31, 2022  |  

The Wyoming Valley Conference was well represented in the PA Football News Coaches All-State Team. The Conference brought in 5 players on the first team across 4 schools. The PA Football News Coaches All-State team is especially prestigious as it is voted on by the Coaches themselves. Being nominated on this list shows extreme mutual […]

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Freedom Advances to District XI/II/IV 6A Semi-Final With Shutout Win.

November 5, 2022  |  

Three First half touchdowns propel Patriots into Semi-Finals against common foe. BETHLEHEM- When two teams meet on the gridiron, that are unfamiliar with each other, there is a feeling out process to see what what your opponent’s tendencies are and to make the necessary adjustments and to get in a “comfort zone” of making proper […]

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2022 District XI Class 6A Quarter-Final Preview: Hazleton Area at Bethlehem Freedom

November 4, 2022  |  

Friday night at BASD Stadium 8-2 Hazleton Area Cougars at 8-2 Bethlehem Freedom Patriots PIAA District XI/II/IV 6A Subregional Quarter-Final Contest. Follow @BPtashinski on Twitter for live game updates. The PIAA District II/IV/XI 6A Subregional Bracket is chocked full of State ranked teams by Emmaus, Northampton and Nazareth are all ranked in the top […]

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District 2 Playoff Preview (WVC Teams)

November 3, 2022  |  

We’re finally at one of the best times of the year! Playoff time! Only six teams will be crowned District 2 Champion. The WVC is guaranteed at least the 6A District Championship as only Hazleton Area and Wilkes-Barre Area are the only teams in 6A. 2A, 3A and 5A each have one WVC team playing […]

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Hazleton’s stifling defense powers them past Berwick

October 29, 2022  |  

Hazleton QB #14 Tyler Wolfe fights for extra yards against the Berwick Defense The Hazleton cougars entered their Friday night matchup with a impressive 7-2 record. Head Coach Dennis Buchman’s bunch is quite possibly the best team they’ve had in over a decade. From a team that just a few years ago struggled year in […]

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Kotsko’s View of the Wyoming Valley Conference: Where Has The Time Gone?

October 27, 2022  |  

Man, Week 10 already? It feels like yesterday that I was working on the Conference preview and getting myself ready for Week 1. With Week 10 comes the end of the season for some teams and for some, the season will extend into the postseason. It’s one of more interesting times of the season. The […]

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Hazleton Area pulls away in second half in victory over Williamsport

October 22, 2022  |  

  With Williamsport tying the game just before halftime, it looked like the Millionaires had all the momentum going into the second half. Hazleton Area got the ball to start the second half and on the first play of the second half, Connor Kundrat brought the momentum back to the home team and he also […]

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Hazleton Uses Big Plays Defensively To Stop Wilkes-Barre 20-7.

September 17, 2022  |  

Hazleton Area head coach Dennis Buchman said ”our defense was absolutely phenomenal” and that statement is as accurate as it gets, The Cougars made big defensive plays in the fourth quarter and held Wilkes Barre to just 7 points and 125 rushing yards. The Cougars would get on the board on their opening drive following […]

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Hazleton Area Stifles North Pocono

September 10, 2022  |  

The Hazleton Area Cougars defense forced an outstanding three and outs tonight and four first downs total. The Cougars used a balanced attack and an amazing defense to topple the North Pocono Trojans 51-7 at Harman-Geist Stadium. “We talked about how excited we were able to have a chance to protect the den. Being able […]

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Breaking Down The 2022 Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1

August 20, 2022  |  

We are almost at Opening Night of the High School Football season. Months of preparation have come down to ten games and hopefully getting that elusive District Championship. Some would say the Wyoming Valley Division 1 Conference had a down year in 2021. Not this year. Nearly every team returns a large portion of last […]

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2022 PFN Player Profile: Connor Shamany – Hazleton

July 31, 2022  |  

  Picture Fred Adams | For Times Leader Connor Shammy Hazleton 2023 WR/DB Jersey #6 6’3-195 6a All-State WR, Citizens Voice First Team WR, Times Leader 1st Team WR, All WVC 1st Team WR, Standard-Speaker All-Area WR/DB, 6a Second Team WR @shamany_7  Which teammate will you miss the most from last season? I’m going […]

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2022 PFN Player Spotlight: Matt Buchman – Hazleton

July 8, 2022  |  

  Matthew Buchman Hazleton Area 2023 HB/S Jersey #1 6-1, 200 Twitter: @buchman_matt What makes playing at Hazleton so special? Playing at Hazleton is nothing like anything else I have experienced. The atmosphere along with history makes it an incredible place to play In watching your Hudl highlights, I love the way you seem to […]

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2022 Player Spotlight: Ryan Mattyas: Hazleton

June 23, 2022  |  

  Ryan Matyas School: Hazleton Class:2023 Positions: RB/LB Jersey: 10 Height: 5’10 Weight: 195 Awards: NPF Wyoming Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year, NPF All district 2 first-team linebacker Twitter Link: @RyanMatyas10 How long have you played football? I have been playing football since I was 6 years old. I loved the sport since […]

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2022 PFN Player Spotlight- Tyler Wolfe- Hazleton Area

June 3, 2022  |  

Tyler Wolfe Hazleton Area Senior High School class 2023 Quarterback Jersey 14 Height: 5-11 Weight: 170 Other Sports: baseball, basketball, ran track and field, swimming Twitter: @TylerWolfeQB_23 Overall, you guys had a very nice 2021 season, adding four wins to your total from the previous year. What must you guys as a team do to […]

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Second half sparks Hazleton Area to victory over Wilkes-Barre Area

Second half sparks Hazleton Area to victory over Wilkes-Barre Area

October 16, 2021  |  

The first half was not going the way Hazleton Area wanted. At the start of the second half, they had a 96 yard kickoff return for a touchdown get called back due to a block in the back. The Cougars wouldn’t be denied however as they scored on that drive, en route to 21 points […]

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Delaware Valley holds off Hazleton Area rally

October 2, 2021  |  

In a game where both teams had plenty of chances to win, it was Delaware Valley that made the biggest plays when it mattered the most as the Warriors took the road victory at Harman-Geist Stadium 14-9. “Both teams did their best to let the other guys to win. We were just lucky to score […]

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2021 PFN Player Preview: Nikos Rapach Hazleton area @Nikos75Rapach @HAHS_COUGARS_FB @HASDSportsMed

July 9, 2021  |  

Nikos Rapach Hazleton area OL/DL 6-5, 309 Class of 2022   Offensive or defensive line which do you like better? I like the defensive line better Are you better as an O-Lineman or a D-Lineman? I feel like I’m better as a D-linemen right now because I have more experience at it. What are your […]

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2021 PFN Player Preview: Tyler Wolfe, Hazleton Area @TylerWolfeQB_23 @HAHS_COUGARS_FB @HASDSportsMed

June 12, 2021  |  

Tyler Wolfe QB #14 Hazleton Area 2023 4.0 GPA @TylerWolfeQB_23 What are you looking most forward to this season? I have been working really am looking forward to hopefully get to start this year, after being the back-up QB for Varsity the last two years. I am looking forward to going out with my boys […]

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