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Football

Thursday, October 11, 2012

When a new coaching staff takes over a program, it's nice to have an experienced class of seniors to ease the transition.

Unfortunately, for first year head coach Josh Snyder that wasn't in the cards he was dealt when he took over the Tigers this season, with only five returning seniors.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Schuylkill Haven at Tamaqua

WHEN: Friday at 7 p.m.

RECORDS: Schuylkill Haven 3-3 (3-2 Anthracite Football League); Tamaqua 6-0 (4-0 Anthracite Football League)

LAST WEEK'S RESULTS: Shenandoah Valley def. Schuylkill Haven 21-7; Tamaqua def. North Schuylkill 24-10

SCHUYLKILL HAVEN'S IMPACT PLAYERS: RB Will Casella (18-92-TD rush*), QB Ryan Fink

TAMAQUA'S IMPACT PLAYERS: RB Dalton Nunemacher (70-504-8TD rush, 13-320-4TD rec**), RB Tyler Hope (29-355-3TD rush**), RB Jake Love (71-469-5TD rush**), QB Nate Edmonds (22-50-570-8TD pass**)

Thursday, October 4, 2012

The Pleasant Valley football team faced a pretty tough opponent this past weekend in the Wyomissing Spartans. The Spartans were no run-of-the-mill squad, being ranked number three in class AA in Pennsylvania according to the Harrisburg Patriot News.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Last year, Caleb Johnson was just one of a handful of talented Northern Lehigh football players that helped the team reach the District 11 AA championship game for the third consecutive season.

Whereas Johnson was sometimes the third or fourth option in the Bulldogs' offensive attack in 2011, this year the senior has become the team's focal-point.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Pen Argyl at Northern Lehigh

WHEN: Friday at 7 p.m.

RECORDS: Pen Argyl 4-1 (4-1 Colonial League); Northern Lehigh 4-1 (4-1 Colonial League)

LAST WEEK'S RESULTS: Southern Lehigh def. Pen Argyl 28-20; Northern Lehigh def. Salisbury 38-6

PEN ARGYL'S IMPACT PLAYERS: RB Mike Racciato (17-129-2TD rush, 3-48 rec**), RB Mike DePaolo (11-57-TD rush, 4-82 rec**), QB Ryan Hunt (10-31-179 pass, 12-18 rush**)

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Envision two rams lining up a yard apart from each other and locking horns for 48 minutes.

That is what the Anthracite Football League clash between Tamaqua and North Schuylkill could resemble come Friday night.

Both schools have been playing well this season, with Tamaqua (5-0, 3-0 AFL) atop the AFL conference standings.

The Spartans are coming into their match-up against Tamaqua with a 4-1 record, which is their league mark as well. That means the match-up between the Raiders and the Spartans have some pretty big AFL implications.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Friday, September 22, 2006: That was the last time Marian started out a season with a 4-0 record.

Another date of significance for the Colts is Friday, September 26, 2008. That was the last time Marian defeated North Schuylkill.

Fast forward to the present where the Colts are 4-0 once again and heading into Frackville this Friday night to take on the Spartans.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

There might not be much to Panther Valley's Kyle Ferryman as far as size goes.

The junior is listed at 5-9 165 and that's being generous. However, with Ferryman, size really doesn't matter because its his speed and football savvy that have gotten him this week's TIMES NEWS Player of the Week.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Pleasant Valley at Wyomissing

WHEN: Saturday at 1:30 p.m.

RECORDS: Pleasant Valley 3-1 (3-0 Mountain Valley Conference); Wyomissing 4-0 (1-0 Berks Inter-County Conference)

LAST WEEK'S RESULTS: Pleasant Valley def. Lehighton 54-0; Wyomissing def. Blue Mountain 35-0.

PLEASANT VALLEY'S IMPACT PLAYERS: QB Brandon Leap (37-71-689-10TD pass, 20-110-TD rush**), RB Austyn Borre (50-616-8TD rush, 6-146-2TD rec**), WR Sekou Jones (11-176-TD rec**), WR Andrew Romeo (10-201-5TD rec**)

Thursday, September 27, 2012

As far as losses go, Friday night's 49-48 overtime heartbreaker against Panther Valley would probably have to rank among one of the toughest in Jim Thorpe coach Mark Rosenberger's career.

Anytime a team losses by a point in overtime, there are dozens of plays that a coach can replay over and over in his head that might have changed the outcome.