The Mid-Penn Conference revealed its division all-stars last week, and three Sentinel-area players were named MVPs.
Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association announced a new home for the Big 33 Football Classic Monday. The annual showcase between all-star teams from Pennsylvania and Maryland, scheduled for Memorial Day, is set to take place at Bishop McDevitt’s Rocco Ortenzio Stadium.
“Looking back at it, two years ago, I didn’t think we're in this position fighting for a district title, and we're here to realize all the work we put in over the offseason and how we got better as a team as a whole." ~ Boiling Springs' Joey Menke.
Exeter running back Eric Nangle received a short screen pass from quarterback Colin Payne and bolted 83 yards to the end zone just one minute, eight seconds into Friday night’s District 3 Class 5A semifinal playoff game against Cedar Cliff at West Shore Stadium.
With district gold knocking on the door for both teams, here’s a look at Cedar Cliff and Boiling Springs' Friday and Saturday matchups.
Prior to head coach Brad Zell’s arrival in 2018, the Bubblers ran a more traditional Power-I scheme. Zell and his assistants extracted knowledge of the Wing-T from their time at Cumberland Valley, working under late head coach Tim Rimpfel.
Five local high school football teams looked to extend their respective seasons Friday in the District 3 playoffs.
LAMPETER — The bonds, the camaraderie and the foundation the 2021 Bulldog football team has set for future teams at Big Spring cannot be broken.
Boiling Springs’ football team wore its all-gold uniforms Friday night, and by the end of Friday’s District 3 Class 3A semifinal against Hamburg, they had earned the right to play for gold. The Bubblers proved their mettle in the second half as they rolled to a 35-7 victory over the Hawks.
A Derek Witmer field goal in the second quarter and a locked-in defensive effort helped Cedar Cliff take down Shippensburg 10-7 Friday night in a District 3 Class 5A football quarterfinal at Veterans Memorial Park in Shippensburg.
The Colts defeated the Greyhounds 10-7 in a Class 5A quarterfinal at Shippensburg's Memorial Park Friday.
Here’s a breakdown of each Sentinel-area school’s quarterfinal or semifinal matchup this week under the Friday night lights:
Get to know Shippensburg starting quarterback Tucker Chamberlin ahead of Friday night's District 3 quarterfinal playoff game.
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Carlisle couldn’t dig out of a quick deficit Saturday, as its season ended with a 36-7 loss to the Cougars Saturday afternoon at Walter E. Severance Field in the the District 3 Class 6A quarterfinals.
Five Sentinel-area high school football teams opened the postseason schedule Friday.
“I mean, we’re only the second team to ever make it to the playoffs for football, and now, we’re the first one to ever follow through and win a district playoff game. So, no one else has ever done that. Here we are. It’s very special.” — Big Spring’s Tucker Lowery
Boiling Springs relied on a solid running game and a quick defense to beat Lancaster Catholic 56-10 for its first home playoff victory in program history.
Concluding their 2021 regular season with a 7-3 record, Big Spring is District 3 postseason bound for just the second time in program history and have its sights set on its first district playoff win.
Six Sentinel-area teams have earned a spot in the district postseason.
Drew Barnstetter’s third-quarter touchdown pass to Luke Parise was the only offense Camp Hill needed in a 7-0 win over rival Trinity in a rainy Mid-Penn Capital game at Siebert Park Friday.
HARRISBURG — The buckets of rain that fell over Central Dauphin East’s Landis Field Friday night couldn’t wash away the grit and mettle the Carlisle football team displayed across the regular season’s final 48 minutes of regulation.
East Pennsboro took a huge step toward possibly qualifying for the upcoming District 3 playoff field, taking advantage of several Mechanicsburg turnovers and short field situations Friday. The Panthers jumped out to a 20-0 lead en route to a 43-0 mercy-rule victory over the Wildcats on a rai…