East keeps good times rolling in winning for good cause at Hero Bowl

Posted on May 29, 2015 in Newspaper.

By Todd Orodenker The East team didn’t want it to end. After the clock hit zero, after their 36-7 domination of the West was final, they figured out ways to prolong the night. First it was a team picture, then it was a round of shoutouts, then they reminisced about their two-and-a-half weeks together. Finally,… Read More

Coaches stressing enjoyment, execution for Hero Bowl

Posted on May 28, 2015 in Newspaper.

By Jack McCaffery The more head coach Tony Beaty watched his West All-Stars practice for the Hero Bowl, the more he believed he had something special, that he had accurate quarterbacks, speedy receivers, defenders willing to collide. Then he remembered: The East will have an All-Star team, too. “I’m excited,’ said Beaty, the coach at… Read More

DiGalbo twins brace for football separation

Posted on May 28, 2015 in Newspaper.

By Jack McCaffery At some point in the Hero Bowl Thursday night, Christian DiGalbo will snap a football into the hands of Colin DiGalbo, who likely will execute the play with precision, the last in a long, long, long series. In the stands, Anthony DiGalbo will be smiling, even if it doesn’t show. “He’ll probably… Read More

Expansion of football classifications passes first reading at PIAA meeting

Posted on May 28, 2015 in Newspaper.

By Matt Goul The subject of expanding high school football classifications in Pennsylvania passed its first reading Wednesday at the PIAA Board of Directors’ meeting in Mechanicsburg. The board passed four proposals, each with two methods for dividing schools, PIAA executive director Robert Lombardi said after the meeting. The state’s governing body for high school… Read More

This all-star game is bigger than the players

Posted on May 22, 2015 in Newspaper.

By Rob Parent But in counties in and around Southeastern Pennsylvania, six other locally based all-star football games are scheduled over the last two weeks of May, including what once was a crown jewel of summer sporting events around here, the Delaware County Hero Bowl All-Star Football Game. Now part of the busy spring mix,… Read More