By Ben Blackburn, SHHS class of ’87 (OT, DE) & current football parent I’m writing on behalf of the newly formed Haven Gridiron Club, which is an organization comprised of parents and alumni committed to seeing Strath Haven High School Football return to its former glory. In recent years the program has suffered from declining participation… Read More
By Rep. Scott Conklin Since 2010, the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) has been debating the question as to whether private, parochial and charter schools (non-boundary schools) have a competitive advantage over public schools (boundary schools). Since fair competition is something we all want, I believe our public school student- athletes should have the same… Read More
By Bill White It’s hard these days to find things almost everyone can agree on, but this should be one: It’s idiotic to make Pennsylvania public and private high schools compete in the same tournaments. That’s because private schools can recruit college prospects from all over and the public schools are stuck with students… Read More
By Coach Dan Mulhern Haven Freshman saved their best game for last….beating Ridley 44-6 last night. Multiple players scored, led by Matt Shuler with 2 touchdowns, one receiving and one rushing. The Freshmen finished the season 5-3.
Junior Varsity By JV Parent The Junior Varsity Panthers closed out their season with a resounding 48-14 win over Harriton on Monday. Touchdowns were provided by Chris Willette – 2, Alex Hemmenway- 2, Will Graham- 2 and Jason Stone- 1. Strong Quarterback play from Koll Piechel was provided throughout. On defense, Jason Stone had… Read More
By Rich Flanagan With two weeks left in the season, Strath Haven had a decision to make. After dropping four straight Central League games, the Panthers sat two games under .500, but the final two weeks presented a unique opportunity. Despite the four-game slide, there was still a chance for the backfield tandem of Zack… Read More
By JV Parent The Junior Varsity Panthers dropped another tight game with Marple 32-28 despite 4 touchdowns from Jaris Adams. Defensively the Panthers were led by Aidan Prochniak, back for his first game of the year after recovering from injury, along with Will Graham who was making plays all over the field. Koll Piechel and… Read More
By Coach Dan Mulhern The freshman team lost 33-12 to Garnet Valley last Wednesday. Haven played really well but costly turnovers gave the Jaguars two defensive touchdowns and our players couldn’t recover.
By Matthew DeGeorge John Wilson’s summer homework for his junior year was a little different. After his family moved from the Northern Highlands Regional School District in Allendale, N.J., Wilson had plenty to catch up on at his new school, Strath Haven. And among the football-specific curriculum was a crash course in Panthers history in… Read More