Springfield’s Hickey answers call for state final

Posted on December 27, 2016 in Newspaper.

By Harry Chaykun Springfield resident Bob Hickey saw the name Deb Rosenberger come up on his phone at the beginning of the week in which the PIAA football championship games were being held in Hershey earlier this month. “I’ve been a referee on a state crew for five years,” said Hickey, whose football playing career… Read More

Prep stuns Imhotep Charter, wins state 4A football championship

Posted on December 9, 2016 in Newspaper.

GoErie.com By Tom Reisenweber Jerry Roberts thought of one person in the fourth quarter when trailing one of the best teams in the state by 11 points. Ian Malesiewski. “We dedicated this season to Ian,” Roberts said of Malesiewski, who suffered a severe spinal cord injury in the offseason. “We kept saying, ‘What would Ian… Read More

2010 – Last time a Delco team had a chance against Wood

Posted on December 3, 2016 in Havenfootball.net.

By Havenfootball,net Staff Archbishop Wood has been a football juggernaut for many years.  When was the last time any Delco high school team had a close game with Wood in a PIAA playoff contest?  You have to go back to 2010 when, yep, you guessed it, Strath Haven met them in Coatesville on December 5th… Read More

Academy Park can only play foil in PIAA’s annual recruiting game

Posted on December 3, 2016 in Newspaper.

   By Matt De George Togba Porte’s emotional victory lap a week ago lasted all of 10 minutes. Before the District 1 championship photos were loaded to social media, the Academy Park senior defensive end’s focus had flipped. “I’m really tired of getting stopped here,” Porte pleaded then, surrounded by jubilant teammates on the muddied… Read More

Knights determined to leave their mark on the PIAA

Posted on December 2, 2016 in Newspaper.

    By Matt Smith Academy Park is sick and tired. The Knights are fed up with advancing this far in their season, winning District 1 title after District 1 title, only to meet their fate in the PIAA tournament. Three years ago, it was Archbishop Wood. Last season, it was Imhotep Charter. Each time, the… Read More