Friday, June 25, 2010

40th McDonald's Lehigh Valley All-Star Football Classic Ends in a Tie

by Jeff Fisher
Pennsylvania High School Football Huddle

For only the second time in 40-years, the McDonald's Lehigh Valley All-Star Football Classic ended in a tie.

Thursday night's game between the Red and Gold squads finished 7-7.  The Morning Call reports that the game was filled with turnovers, but the Red stars had a chance to win it at the end.

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Ohio Claims Big 33 Classic With Last Minute TD Against Pennsylvania Stars

by Jeff Fisher
Pennsylvania High School Football Huddle


For the second straight year, Ohio owns bragging rights over Pennsylvania after a 18-15 come-from-behind victory in the Big 33 Classic in Hershey.

The Patriot-News reports that the Ohio stars captured the victory behind quarterback Mark Myers of St. Ignatius, who need only two plays to drive his team 70 yards for the winning score.

Quarterback Verlon Reed of Marion Franklin was named MVP of the Ohio squad, while Rich Gray of Woodland Hills was PA's Most Valuable Player.

The Ohio win knots the series at nine wins apiece.

East Beats West in PSFCA All-Star Game

by Jeff Fisher
Pennsylvania High School Football America

The 10th annual Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association All-Star Football Game went to the East squad with a 33-7 romp over the West stars at Mansion Park in Altoona.

The Altoona Mirror reports that the East squad was led by a strong defense that limited the West team to 64 yards of total offense.

The East now leads the Pennsylvania Bowl series with seven wins in ten tries.

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Debate Continues Over Spring High School Football Practice in PA

by Jeff Fisher
Pennsylvania High School Football Huddle

While the PIAA hasn't wavered in its belief that there shouldn't be spring football practice in the Keystone State, it hasn't stopped the media from continuing to examine the issue....especially after Joe Paterno and Dave Wannstedt came out in favor of the idea.

Today Patriot-News writer Andrew Shay does a good job of looking at the debate in his blog Debate Continues on the Merits of High School Spring Football Practice.