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Posted: February 4th, 2014

Here’s a look at the Meadville football schedule for the coming season:

Scrimmages

Date Opponent Time
Aug. 16 at Girard 10 a.m.
Aug. 22 Wilmington 7
Regular season

Date Opponent Time
Aug. 29 at Fairview 7
Sept. 5 DuBois* 7
Sept. 12 Bradford* 7
Sept. 19 at Central Tech 7
Sept. 26 Strong Vincent 7
Oct. 3 at Conneaut* 7
Oct. 10 Warren 7
Oct. 17 Oil City* 7
Oct. 24 at East 7
Oct. 31 at Franklin* 7
*Region 5 games

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Football
Posted: February 4th, 2014

Here’s a look at the Sharpsville football schedule for the upcoming season:

Scrimmages

Date Opponent Time
Aug. 16 at Slippery Rock 10 a.m.
Aug. 22 Greenville 7
Regular season

Date Opponent Time
Aug. 30 at Otto-Eldred 1:30
Sept. 5 at East 7
Sept. 12 Reynolds* 7
Sept. 19 at Mercer* 7
Sept. 26 at West Middlesex* 7
Oct. 3 Lakeview* 7
Oct. 10 Eisenhower 7
Oct. 17 Farrell* 7
Oct. 24 at Wilmington* 7
Oct. 31 at Greenville 7
*Region 1 games

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Football
Posted: February 2nd, 2014

Here’s a look at the Union City football schedule for the upcoming season:

Scrimmages

Date Opponent Time
Aug. 16 Northwestern 11 a.m.
Aug. 22 at Titusville 6
Regular season

Date Opponent Time
Aug. 29 at Seneca 7
Sept. 5 Cochranton* 7
Sept. 12 Saegertown* 7
Sept. 19 at Iroquois* 7
Sept. 26 at Youngsville* 7
Oct. 3 Eisenhower* 7
Oct. 10 at Harbor Creek 7
Oct. 17 Cambridge Springs* 7
Oct. 24 at Maplewood* 7
Oct. 31 Corry 7
*Region 2 games

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Football
Posted: February 2nd, 2014

Here is the Iroquois football schedule for the coming season:

Scrimmages

Date Opponent Time
Aug. 16 at Conneaut 10 a.m.
Aug. 22 North East 7
Regular season

Date Opponent Time
Aug. 29 at Harbor Creek 7
Sept. 5 Maplewood* 7
Sept. 12 at Eisenhower* 7
Sept. 19 Union City* 7
Sept. 26 at Cochranton* 7
Oct. 3 Youngsville* 7
Oct. 10 Seneca 7
Oct. 17 at Saegertown* 7
Oct. 24 at Cambridge Springs* 7
Oct. 31 Mercyhurst Prep 7
*Region 2 games

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Football
Posted: February 2nd, 2014

Here’s a look at the Saegertown football schedule for the upcoming season:

Scrimmages

Date Opponent Time
Aug. 16 Mercer 10 a.m.
Aug. 22 at Seneca 7
Regular season

Date Opponent Time
Aug. 29 at Mercyhurst Prep 7
Sept. 5 Cambridge Springs* 7
Sept. 12 at Union City* 7
Sept. 19 Cochranton* 7
Sept. 26 Eisenhower* 7
Oct. 3 at Maplewood* 7
Oct. 10 Lakeview 7
Oct. 17 Iroquois* 7
Oct. 24 at Youngsville* 7
Oct. 31 at Harbor Creek 7
*Region 2 games

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Football
Posted: February 2nd, 2014

Here is a look at the Hickory football schedule for the coming season:

Scrimmages

Date Opponent Time
Aug. 16 at Cardinal Mooney (Ohio) 10 a.m.
Aug. 22 Conneaut 6
Regular season

Date Opponent Time
Aug. 29 at Strong Vincent 7
Sept. 5 Sharon* 7
Sept. 12 Corry* 7
Sept. 19 at Warren* 7
Sept. 26 at Slippery Rock* 7
Oct. 3 Greenville* 7
Oct. 10 Wilmington 7
Oct. 17 Grove City* 7
Oct. 24 at Titusville* 7
Oct. 31 Bye 7
*Region 3 games

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Football
Posted: January 31st, 2014

Here is a look at the Corry football schedule for this season as the Beavers move to Region 3:

Scrimmages

Date Opponent Time
Aug. 16 General McLane 10 a.m.
Aug. 22 at East, Mercyhurst Prep 7
Regular season

Date Opponent Time
Aug. 29 at Oil City 7
Sept. 5 Grove City* 7
Sept. 12 at Hickory* 7
Sept. 19 Sharon* 7
Sept. 26 Greenville* 7
Oct. 3 at Titusville* 7
Oct. 10 Fort LeBoeuf 7
Oct. 17 Warren* 7
Oct. 24 at Slippery Rock* 7
Oct. 31 at Union City 7
*Region 3 games

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Football
Posted: January 31st, 2014

Here’s a look at the Cambridge Springs football schedule for the upcoming season:

Scrimmages

Date Opponent Time
Aug. 16 Seneca 4
Aug. 22 at Fairview 6
Regular season

Date Opponent Time
Aug. 29 West Middlesex 7
Sept. 5 at Saegertown* 7
Sept. 12 at Youngsville* 7
Sept. 19 Eisenhower* 7
Sept. 26 at Maplewood* 7
Oct. 3 Cochranton* 7
Oct. 10 at Girard 7
Oct. 17 at Union City* 7
Oct. 24 Iroquois* 7
Oct. 31 Northwestern 7
*Region 2 games

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Football
Posted: January 30th, 2014

Here’s a look at the Mercer football schedule this coming season:

Scrimmages

Date Opponent Time
Aug. 16 at Saegertown 10 a.m.
Aug. 22 Moniteau 7
Regular season
Date Opponent Time
Aug. 29 at Eisenhower 7
Sept. 5 Wilmington* 7
Sept. 12 at Lakeview* 7
Sept. 19 Sharpsville* 7
Sept. 26 Franklin 7
Oct. 3 West Middlesex* 7
Oct. 10 at Conneaut 7
Oct. 17 at Reynolds* 7
Oct. 24 at Farrell* 7
Oct. 31 at Brockway 7
*Region 1 games

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Football
Posted: January 30th, 2014

Here’s a look at the Oil City football schedule this coming season:

Scrimmages

Date Opponent Time
Aug. 16 Fort LeBoeuf 11 a.m.
Aug. 22 at Northwestern 6
Regular season
Date Opponent Time
Aug. 29 Corry 7
Sept. 5 at Bradford* 7
Sept. 12 Franklin* 7
Sept. 19 General McLane 7
Sept. 27 at St. Mary’s (N.Y.) 2
Oct. 3 at DuBois* 7
Oct. 10 Titusville 7
Oct. 17 at Meadville* 7
Oct. 24 at Strong Vincent 7
Oct. 31 Conneaut* 7
*Region 5 games

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Football
Posted: January 30th, 2014

Fairview star running back Shannon Jackson has verbally committed to play for Indiana (Pa.) in the fall. Jackson, a 6-foot 1-inch, 215-pound running back, ran for 1,708 yards and 16 touchdowns as a senior. He finished his career as the all-time rusher at Fairview with 4,228 yards and ran for 43 touchdowns.

For more on the commitment, see Friday’s edition of the Erie Times-News.

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Football
Posted: January 30th, 2014

Hickory standout linebacker Daulton Linton has verbally committed to Duquesne. Linton, a 5-foot 10-inch, 200-pound all-district linebacker, finished with 145 tackles as a senior, including 19 for a loss. Linton had 5 1/2 sacks, two interceptions and one fumble recovery this past fall to help the Hornets win another District 10 Class AA championship. Linton also had an offer from Sacred Heart, but decided to commit to the Dukes.

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Football

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