Admission tickets feature great coupon

Posted on August 31, 2015 in

Haven Friday night football just got even better!  Pay your $5 adult admission and get this great souvenir ticket.  On the back is a coupon for two Cocco’s Pizza locations for $3.50 off a large or x-large pizza.  Wow!  Football and pizza is all ready a great combination and now Cocco’s makes it even a… Read More

Inquirer Southeastern Pa. Preseason Football Top 25

Posted on August 30, 2015 in Contributor.

Rick O’Brien, Inquirer Staff Writer The Inquirer’s Preseason Top 25. Last season’s record in parentheses: 1. St. Joseph’s Prep (11-3). The Hawks’ bid for a third straight Class AAAA state title is headed by tailback D’Andre Swift, two-way back Benny Walls, and offensive linemen Charlie Holsopple and Ed Mooney. Four-year starter Joe DuMond is a… Read More

50 Yard Line – PJP Scrimmage

Posted on August 28, 2015 in

Another glorious morning to watch a football scrimmage.  Temps in the low 70’s with little humidity.  A light breeze and a few shade trees kept the 100 or so fans very comfortable.  Varsity came out first and played a traditional first half with yard markers, scoreboard and time clock.  It started out pretty evenly but… Read More

Upper Darby not satisfied with average performance

Posted on August 27, 2015 in Newspaper.

By Matt Smith Coach: Rich Gentile (21st season) 2014 Record: 6-6 (4-5 Central League) 2014 In Two Sentences: The Royals endured a lot of growing pains last fall, so it’s a testament to the coaching staff that the team was able to post a .500 record despite working in several newcomers to varsity.  When it… Read More

2015 PFN State Rankings – Class AAA Preseason

Posted on August 26, 2015 in Contributor.

For those fans who like to follow the BIG picture in AAA football here are the preseason rankings from PA Football News. Archbishop Wood is the defending champion. (2014 record in parenthesis)    1. Imhotep Charter (12-2) – District 12 Talent is not an issue for the Panthers.  With several players eventually heading to Division 1… Read More

Springfield eyes another Central League title

Posted on August 24, 2015 in Contributor.

By Matt Smith Coach: Chris Britton (Second season) 2014 Record:  12-1 (9-0 Central League) 2014 In Two Sentences:  The Cougars triumphed over all comers for 12 consecutive weeks and won the program’s first Central League title since 1994. They suffered their one and only loss of the year to Great Valley in the District One Class… Read More

Haven plays well in first scrimmage

Posted on August 22, 2015 in

On a dramatically cool and comfortable morning the Sun Valley Vanguards came into George L. King Field to scrimmage against the 2015 Strath Haven Panthers. Both teams played well and kept control of the ball with clean plays and very few dramatic mistakes.  No bad snaps (other than a missed snap on a punt for… Read More

Lower Merion, Harriton face challenges in early practices

Posted on August 20, 2015 in Contributor.

             By Bruce Adams For the Lower Merion and Harriton High School football squads, the first week of football practice has made for some interesting challenges. First, the Aces and Rams each earned one Central League victory last fall – LM defeated Harriton, and the Rams beat Penncrest – so there’s the challenge to improve… Read More

Laminated pocket schedules for 2015 Panthers

Posted on August 20, 2015 in

The great people at PNC Bank in Media and Swarthmore have, once again, come through with their sponsorship of these great laminated pocket schedules.  We will have them with us at both scrimmages.  There is no charge for them but we only have a limited amount so please only take what you need.  Any schedules… Read More

Marple Newtown looks to take next step under Gicking

Posted on August 19, 2015 in Newspaper.

By Matt Smith Coach: Chris Gicking 2014 Record: 5-6 (4-5 Central League) 2014 In Two Sentences: Adrian Sapnas ran roughshod on the Central League and Abel Hoff set the county’s single-season record for most receptions. Despite their explosive efforts, the Tigers suffered a streak of four consecutive losses and fell short of a District One… Read More