Penncrest grad Jackson signs contract with Detroit Lions

Posted on June 25, 2020 in Homepage, Newspaper.

By Terry Toohey Penncrest’s Jonah Jackson is officially a Detroit Lion. The club announced Wednesday that it signed the offensive guard from Ohio State it selected in the third round of the 2020 NFL Draft, No. 75 overall. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. However, RedZoneInsider’s James Layton reported that it is a four-year… Read More

Gov. Wolf releases plan for high school sports to restart in Pennsylvania

Posted on June 11, 2020 in Homepage, Newspaper.

By Terry Toohey The day athletes, coaches and fans throughout Pennsylvania have been waiting for since sports were shut down by the coronavirus pandemic three months has finally arrived. Gov. Tom Wolf announced Wednesday that professional, collegiate, high school and amateur athletes throughout the Commonwealth can begin the process to return to action under modified… Read More

PA releases guidance for high school sports, other athletic competition to resume amid coronavirus pandemic

Posted on June 10, 2020 in Homepage, Newspaper.

The return of sports is one step closer to happening in Pennsylvania. Gov. Tom Wolf released guidance on how amateur, high school, collegiate, and professional sports can operate amid the coronavirus pandemic. It allows for sports-related activities in all counties in the green phase of the state’s reopening plan as well as permitting certain levels of… Read More

PIAA fall sports status still anybody’s guess

Posted on May 31, 2020 in Newspaper.

  By Mike Drago We’ve been stumbling around in the dark for months now, looking for some sort of guidance. There’s been little to be found. We want answers about this coronavirus pandemic and no one at the top seems to have them. We want to go out and play and are told we can’t…. Read More

PIAA opts for county-by-county return to high school sports

Posted on May 21, 2020 in Newspaper.

The restart of high school athletics in Pennsylvania will follow the state government’s coronavirus reopening plan, the PIAA board agreed Wednesday. The Board of Control elected to use as a guide the state’s reopening instructions, which allow a county-by-county status change during the coronavirus pandemic. Under the Plan for Pennsylvania, many counties have gone from the… Read More

PIAA ponders massive challenge for fall sports

Posted on May 19, 2020 in Homepage, Newspaper.

  By Matt Smith The PIAA Board of Directors will hold a video conference Wednesday to discuss, among other items, how to proceed with a fall sports season. Coming up with a one-size-fits-all strategy won’t be easy. Pennsylvania’s reopening plan is broken down by three color phases — red, yellow and green. More than 35 counties… Read More