Trinity defeated Executive Education 35-17 in the PIAA 2A quarterfinals.
Trinity defeated the Raptors 35-17 in a PIAA Class 2A quarterfinal.
Trinity overcame first-half punches from Executive Education and rallied to top the Raptors 35-17 to earn its first-ever berth in the PIAA semifinals.
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The Shamrocks’ historic run continues into the PIAA Class 2A quarterfinals Friday when they host District 11 champion Executive Education at COBO Field at 7 p.m.
Cumberland Valley quarterback Isaac Sines and Mechanicsburg linebacker Sage Thomas were the two local athletes to receive Mid-Penn All-Division Player of the year nods.
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The win was the Shamrocks' first in the PIAA tournament in school history.
The Northern defense went pound-for-pound with the Exeter offense in a 21-7 defeat Friday in the District 3 Class 5A semifinals.
The Shamrocks blanked the Burrs 24-0 in a PIAA sub region football game at COBO Field Friday.
The Shamrocks stifled the Burrs 24-0 in a PIAA Class 2A playoff game at COBO Field.
Northern readies for the District 3 Class 5A semis against Exeter while Trinity eyes its first state victory in a sub-region matchup with West Catholic.
After 26 years with the Carlisle football program, including 10 seasons as head coach, Brett Ickes is stepping down.
Trinity used its dynamic, big-play offense to score on all nine of its drives, steamrolling the Dutchmen 58-27 on its way to the District 3 title, its first since 2010.
The Shamrocks raced to a 58-27 win over the Dutchmen in the District 3 Class 2A title game Saturday night in Annville.
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The win moves the Streaks into the semifinals against top-seeded Hempfield, a 30-14 winner over Carlisle and Manheim Township's Lancaster-Lebanon League rival.
While Carlisle exercised every last drop it had in the proverbial tank, the top-seeded Black Knights defeated the Herd 30-14 in the District 3 6A quarterfinals.
The Polar Bears shut out the Colonials in the second half while a strong first half from McDevitt was too much for East Pennsboro to overcome Friday.
Swartz scored a touchdown in the final minute of the first half of the Thundering Herd's playoff opener at Hempfield.
The Thundering Herd charged into Friday's district quarterfinal game at Hempfield.
The Class 2A championship game between Trinity and Annville-Cleona has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday in Annville.
In just his second year under center, Louis Shank has guided the Herd to their second straight playoff berth and looks to lengthen Carlisle's postseason stay in his final go-round.
From teams starting their District 3 playoff journey, to others vying for a district title, the high school football postseason is heating up for the six remaining Sentinel-area teams.
Tom Dunleavy Jr. had given 35 years to high school football, and in a Week 10 matchup between Altoona and Cumberland Valley, he officiated his final game in stripes.
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Northern held off South Western for a 21-20 victory while East Pennsboro pulled away in a 43-0 win over Kennard-Dale in Friday's first-round games.