Friday, August 31, 2007

Pennsylvania High School Football Scoreboard - Week 1

Pennsylvania High School Football Scores
August 31, 2007

Eastern Region

Archbishop Ryan 26, Pennsbury 14
Athens 9, Carbondale 0
Avon Grove 14, Academy Park 6
Bellefonte 21, Chestnut Ridge 12
Ben Franklin 28, Imhotep Charter 10
Berwick 33, Williamsport 13
Bethlehem Freedom 35, Central Bucks West 7
Bloomsburg 35, Muncy 14
Blue Mountain 42, Milton 7
Bok 26, Southern 0
Catasauqua 33, Southern Lehigh 7
Central Columbia 40, Nanticoke Area 0
Central Mountain 34, Dubois 14
Central York 23, West York 19
Clearfield 24, Bald Eagle Area 14
Columbia 50, Eastern York 6
Communications Tech 12, Prep Charter 8
Conestoga 44, West Chester East 3
Conrad Weiser 41, Schuylkill Valley 12
Daniel Boone 24, Donegal 21, 2OT
Danville 35, Selinsgrove 31
Delaware Valley 20, East Stroudsburg North 13
Delone Catholic 22, York Catholic 6
Dover 42, Susquenita 0
Downingtown East 18, Lancaster McCaskey 14
Downingtown West 35, Owen J. Roberts 0
Dunmore 34, Old Forge 7
East Stroudsburg South 13, Allentown Dieruff 0
Easton 30, Howard B. Woodson 8
ELCO 35, Hanover 7
Elizabethtown 27, Middletown 7
Emmaus 51, Quakertown 6
Freire Charter 30, Furness 20
Garden Spot 37, Twin Valley 15
Garnet Valley 27, Penncrest 3
Gettysburg 31, South Western 13
Gov. Mifflin 28, Wilson (West Lawn) 16
Hamburg 14, Oxford 0
Hanover Area 42, Montrose 14
Haverford High 13, Chichester 0
Hempfield 30, Conestoga Valley 23
Hershey 33, Milton Hershey 20
Honesdale 70, Western Wayne 13
Hughesville 26, Jersey Shore 3
Jenkintown 34, Fels 12
Jim Thorpe 27, Tamaqua 6
Lackawanna Trail 48, Mid Valley 14
Lakeland 23, Valley View 6
LaSalle 27, Plymouth Whitemarsh 7
Lincoln 19, Mastbaum 12
Line Mountain 28, Lewisburg 8
Loyalsock 20, Crestwood 17
Manheim Central 31, Lower Dauphin 7
Manheim Township 27, Ephrata 6
Marian 41, Lehighton 39
Marple-Newtown 21, Kennett 3
Mechanicsburg 14, Carlisle 7
Montoursville 41, Shikellamy 6
Muhlenberg 43, Boyertown 0
Neshaminy 19, Coatesville 13
New Oxford 20, Littlestown 14
Newport 13, East Juniata 6
Norristown 20, Northeast 14
North Penn 40, Cowanesque Valley 0
Northampton 35, Stroudsburg 13
Northern Lehigh 27, Bangor 10
Northern York 38, Bermudian Springs 14
Northwest Area 14, Lourdes Regional 0
Northwestern 20, Notre Dame (Green Pond) 6
Palmerton 33, Salisbury 26
Palmyra 13, Annville-Cleona 0
Panther Valley 13, Mahanoy Area 7
Parkland 20, Glen Mills 14
Penn Wood 34, Lower Merion 7
Phoenixville 34, Great Valley 14
Pittston Area 28, Tunkhannock 13
Pius X 28, Pocono Mountain East 14
Pleasant Valley 23, Nazareth 6
Pottsgrove 19, Exeter 7
Radnor 16, Haverford School 6
Reading Central Catholic 19, Scotland 16
Reading Holy Name 42, Holy Cross 14
Red Lion 48, Kennard-Dale 10
Riverside 35, North Pocono 7
Roxborough 27, Edison 6
Sayre 13, Montgomery 6
Schuylkill Haven 28, Tri-Valley 0
Shenandoah Valley 33, North Schuylkill 0
Shippensburg 25, York Suburban 13
Simon Gratz 40, Lower Moreland 6
Souderton 34, Spring-Ford 13
Spring Grove 12, Susquehannock 7
Springfield Delco 47, Harriton 7
Springfield Montco 26, Calvary Christian 14
Strath Haven 42, Sun Valley 8
Towanda 21, Troy 14
Unionville 32, Interboro 20
Upper Darby 20, Monsignor Bonner 6
Upper Dauphin 33, Pequea Valley 6
Upper Moreland 27, Conwell-Egan 14
Wallenpaupack 26, Pocono Mountain West 7
Warrior Run 21, Mifflinburg 19
Warwick 47, Harry S Truman 20
Washington 21, Bensalem 20, OT
Wellsboro 25, South Williamsport 14
West Chester Henderson 33, Chester 14
West Chester Rustin 40, Kutztown 14
Whitehall 21, Bethlehem Catholic 20
Wilkes-Barre Meyers 49, Holy Redeemer 12
William Penn (York) 12, Reading 0
William Penn 22, FitzSimons 0 Wyoming Area 27, Lake-Lehman 6
Wyoming Valley West 21, Scranton 15
Wyomissing 24, Pottsville 20

Western Region

Altoona 35, St. John's (WA) 20
Ambridge 36, Aliquippa 26
Avonworth 20, Southmoreland 17
Beaver Area 49, Ellwood City 0
Beaver Falls 13, New Brighton 8
Bellefonte 21, Chestnut Ridge 12
Berwick 33, Williamsport 14
Beth-Center 19, Carmichaels 13
Bishop Canevin 21, Fort Cherry 14
Bishop McCort 21, Forest Hills 7
Blackhawk 14, Hampton 13
Brentwood 21, South Park 14
Burrell 46, Northgate 7
Cambridge Springs 34, Union-Rimersburg 15
Cameron County 37, Brockway 0
Canon-McMillan 34, Trinity 13
Central Mountain 34, DuBois 14
Chartiers Valley 34, Moon 0
Clairton 41, Jefferson-Morgan 2
Clarion 40, Allegheny-Clarion Valley 0
Clearfield 20, Bald Eagle Area 14
Cochranton 34, Maplewood 12
Conemaugh Valley 40, Shade 22
Connellsville 28, Uniontown 26
Coudersport 48, Curwensville 0
Cumberland Valley 56, Chambersburg 7
Erie McDowell 42, Erie East 6
Erie North East 34, Iroquois 0
Everett 16, West Branch 14
Fairview 35, Schenley 6
Ford City 24, Wilmington 0
Fort LeBoeuf 28, Erie Northwestern 0
Freedom 28, Quaker Valley 7
Geibel 8, Avella 6
General McLane 35, Warren 14
Glendale 35, Williamsburg 0
Greensburg Central Catholic 16, East Allegheny 12
Greenville 20, Girard 0
Grove City 28, Slippery Rock 17
Harbor Creek 34, Meadville 6
Harrisburg 49, Central Dauphin 13
Hempfield 27, Greensburg Salem 14
Highlands 18, Fox Chapel 7
Hollidaysburg 48, Punxsutawney 21
Homer Center 21, Blairsville 14
Hopewell 48, Carrick 14
Huntingdon 21, Mount Union 6
Indian Valley 35, West Perry 21
Indiana, Pa. 43, Ringgold 20
Jeannette 60, Brownsville 0
Johnstown 14, Central Cambria 9
Juniata 33, Lewistown 25
Karns City 23, St. Marys 13
Kiski Area 31, Butler 0
Kittanning 21, Deer Lakes 0
Lakeview 50, Union City 0
Latrobe 35, Derry Area 33
Leechburg 20, Langley 12
Linesville 49, Conneaut Valley 0
Mapletown 18, Bentworth 6
Marion Center 28, Penns Manor 20
Mars 39, Laurel 14
McGuffey 14, Yough 13
McKeesport 36, North Hills 14
Mechanicsburg 14, Carlisle 7
Mercyhurst Prep 10, Mercer 0
Meyersdale 34, Conemaugh Township 14
Mohawk 34, Cornell 14
Monaca 35, Apollo-Ridge 34
Monessen 28, Charleroi 17
Moniteau 39, Clarion-Limestone 6
Mount Lebanon 21, Woodland Hills 12
Mount Pleasant 35, Elizabeth Forward 3
Neshannock 34, West Middlesex 6
New Castle 34, Albert Gallatin 7
North Allegheny 19, Bethel Park 16
Northern Bedford 20, Juniata Valley 9
Norwin 27, Seneca Valley 7
Penn Cambria 20, Bishop Carroll 0
Penns Valley 7, Central Martinsburg 0
Peters Township 34, Laurel Highlands 3
Philipsburg-Osceola 29, Brookville 20
Pine-Richland 41, West Allegheny 7
Plum 6, Franklin Regional 3
Purchase Line 14, Northern Cambria 8
Redbank Valley 13, Keystone 12
Richland 27, Bishop Guilfoyle 14
Riverside 27, Shenango 0
Rochester 47, Westinghouse 20
Saegertown 36, Conneaut Lake 16
Seneca 43, Youngsville 0
Serra Catholic 40, North Catholic 14
Seton-LaSalle 19, South Allegheny 8
Shaler 31, Baldwin 21
Sharon 10, Farrell 7
Somerset 26, Bedford 8
South Fayette 27, Burgettstown 13
Southern Huntingdon 7, Moshannon Valley 6
Springdale 35, Oliver 6
Steel Valley 34, Carlynton 6
Sto-Rox 27, Center 26
Thomas Jefferson 40, Belle Vernon 21
Tussey Mountain 25, Claysburg-Kimmel 14
Tyrone 19, Bellwood-Antis 0
United 32, Saltsburg 6
Valley 36, West Shamokin 19
Washington 16, Waynesburg Central 0
West Greene 19, Chartiers-Houston 18
West Mifflin 35, Allderdice 6

Is Palisades The Class of the Colonial League?

After beating Palisades twice last year on it's way to the 2A Pennsylvania State Football Championship, Wilson will be a good test for the Pirates on Saturday afternoon.

Many consider Palisades the team to beat in the Colonial League this year with quarterback Kyle Jensen back along with tailbacks Adam Gretzinger and John Gruver. Wilson has lost almost all of its starting cast, including quarterback D.J Lenehan.

To read a preview of Saturday's game from The Express-Times, please click on our headline "Is Palisades The Class of the Colonial League?"

Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Post-Gazette High School Football Preview


For those of you that don't know, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has some of the best high school football coverage in the nation. The P-G doesn't miss a trick when it comes to covering the western part of the state and specificaly the tough WPIAL.

Wednesday the newspaper posted it's 2007 Season Preview and The Pennsylvania High School Football Huddle is providing you a link so you can learn about Gateway, Pittsburgh Central Catholic and other, plus one of the top players in the country Terrelle Pryor.

Click on our headline "Post-Gazette High School Football Preview" and you'll be sent to a great source of high school football information.

Patriot-News Pre-Season Pennsylvania High School Football Rankings

It appears as though the power stays in the western part of the Keystone State in 2007...or at least that's what the pollsters at the Patriot-News think in their Pre-Season High School Football Rankings.

The top two teams in 4A, 3A and 2A all hail from western Pennsylvania. To read more about the pre-season rankings, please click on our headline "Patriot-News Pre-Season Pennsylvania High School Football Rankings"

CLASS AAAA
Rec Pvs

1. Gateway (7) 6-5NR
2. Pittsburgh CC (7) 10-2 6
3. North Allegheny (7) 9-3 NR
4. Liberty (11) 14-2 4
5. Easton (11) 12-2 5
6. Upper St. Clair (7) 16-0 1
7. Penn Hills (7) 10-2 2
8. North Penn (1) 10-3 NR
9. Downingtown West (1) 10-2 NR
10. Parkland (11) 11-1 8

Honorable mention: Abington (1) 8-5, Altoona (6) 7-4, Bishop McDevitt (3) 9-4, Brashear (8) 8-5, Central Dauphin (3) 9-3, East Stroudsburg South (11) 9-3, Harrisburg (3) 10-2, McKeesport (7) 8-3, Neshaminy (1) 6-4, Ridley (1) 13-1, Souderton (1) 9-3, State College (6) 12-3, Woodland Hills (7) 8-3, Wyoming Valley West (2) 9-2.

CLASS AAA
Rec Pvs

1. Thomas Jefferson (7) 14-1 3
2. Hopewell (7) 9-2 8
3. Red Land (3) 13-2 4
4. Selinsgrove (4) 13-1 5
5. Pine-Richland (7) 11-1 10
6. Bethlehem Catholic (11) 8-3 NR
7. West Scranton (2) 7-6 NR
8. Berwick (2) 4-6 NR
9. Manheim Central (3) 11-2 NR
10. Gettysburg (3) 7-4 NR

Honorable mention: Blackhawk (7) 11-2, Pottsville (11) 13-3, Susquehanna Twp. (3) 10-2, Titusville (10) 8-3, Strong Vincent (10) 8-4, Washington Trinity (7) 6-4.

CLASS AA
Rec Pvs

1. Jeannette (7) 14-2 2
2. Aliquippa (7) 10-1 NR
3. Lansdale Catholic (1) 9-3 NR
4. Wilmington (10) 14-1 6
5. Wyoming Area (7) 10-3 NR
6. Lakeland (2) 12-2 7
7. Fairview (10) 10-2 NR
8. Trinity (3) 9-3 NR
9. Montoursville (4) 12-2 8
10. Tyrone (6) 12-1 NR

Honorable mention: Bishop McCort (6) 11-2, Dunmore (2) 10-2, Forest Hills (6) 9-3, Karns City (9) 10-2, Lancaster Catholic (3) 12-1, Mars (7) 9-2, Palisades (11) 9-4, Philipsburg-Osceola (6) 8-4, Wilson Area (11) 16-0, Wyomissing (3) 14-1.

CLASS A
Rec Pvs

1. Southern Columbia (4) 16-0 1
2. Clairton (7) 14-1 5
3. Steelton-Highspire (3) 11-3 8
4. Rochester (7) 12-1 6
5. Pius X (11) 7-5 NR
6. Millersburg (3) 12-1 9
7. Beth-Center (7) 11-1 NR
8. Serra Catholic (7) 8-2 NR
8. Cameron County (9) 6-4 NR
10. Shenandoah Valley (11) 12-2 7

Honorable mention: Beth-Center (7) 11-1, Bloomsburg (4) 6-5, California (7) 7-4, Halifax (3) 9-3, Jefferson-Morgan (7) 8-4, Juniata Valley (6) 9-3, Marian Catholic (11) 11-2, Reading Central Catholic (3) 10-2, Riverview (7) 7-3, Windber (5) 9-2.

Records are final 2006 records. Previous ranking indicates the team's position in last year's final rankings. Honorable mention teams are listed in alphabetical order.

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Wilson Preview



Ah...the alma mater!! Hard to bask in the 2006 Class 2A state championship, when you know that all-everything QB D.J. Lenehan and thousands of yards in other offensive weapons are gone!!

Anyway, here's a preview of this year's Warriors. I'm also including pics of Smith Field, which is one of the best!! We still play football under the sun on Saturdays and you can't beat the Dixie Cup overlooking the action. Yes....that is the original Dixie Cup plant for those of you not familiar with Wilson Warrior and Lehigh Valley football!!

To read the preview, please click on our headline "WILSON PREVIEW".

Monday, August 27, 2007

Burgettstown Preview

Burgettstown is hoping for a turnaround after a 1-9 season in 2006. For a preview from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, please click on the Pennsylvania High School Football Huddle headline "BURGETTSTOWN PREVIEW".

Northern Lebanon Preview

The Northern Lebanon Vikings will be looking for their first winning season in over a decade this year. For a preview of the Vikings upcoming season from The Patriot-News, please click on our headline "Northern Lebanon Preview".

Easton Preview

If the Easton Red Rovers are going to make noise this year, it's going to be on the shoulders of all-state cornerback Jarred Holley. Not only is Holley an awesome defender, he's ranked the 17th best corner in the country by Scout.com, but he's a weapon no matter where he lines-up on offense.

To read about Holley and the upcoming season, please click on our headline "Easton Preview".

Belle Vernon Preview

Belle Vernon has won a conference championship since 2002, but that could change this year. For a preview of this year's BVA squad from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, please click on our headline "Belle Vernon Preview".

Saturday, August 11, 2007

PrepNation.com Pre-Season Top 25 Poll

I hate national polls!!

I won't say it again this year....however, I do know they're fun so I'm taking a look at the PrepNation.com Pre-Season Top 25 and regional polls this week.

If you want to check out the website's national poll, please click on our link for The High School Football Huddle, which has the entire rankings.

What I can tell you is only one PA team made the Top 25. Pittsburgh Central Catholic comes in at #15.

Now, not to start a war with the PCC fans, but that's what's wrong with these polls. The Vikings do have a very good team on paper, but why is it that these so-called national experts only ever put Pittsburgh Central Catholic in the pre-season polls. It's happened for four straight years.

Do a little homework guys! Pennsylvania's a big state with many programs deserving recognition.

Anyway...here's where the Keystone state teams rank in the PrepNation.com Pre-Season Northeast Region Top 25 Poll:

1. Pittsburgh Central Catholic
4. Liberty
9. Easton
10. Upper St. Clair
11. Ridley
15. North Allegheny
16. Bishop McDevitt
17. McKeesport
24. Downingtown West
25. Gateway

Football Rules in Keystone State

How much does football rule over basketball in Pennsylvania?

Just check out the lastest move by the PIAA, which has voted that starting with the 2008-09 school year, there will be one less week for winter sports.

Why?

Well, ever since the state increased the football season to 16 weeks a few years ago, there was more of an overlap with the winter sports season. So instead of cutting the football season, the PIAA has decided that it will reduce the number of regular season basketball games from 24 to 22 and start a week later.