General McLane’s football schedule finalized

   February 26, 2012 12:00 pm

Here is a look at General McLane’s football schedule for the upcoming season. We will post each District 10 football schedule as it becomes finalized and submitted to the Erie Times-News. The Lancers moved up to Class AAA in the new PIAA two-year cycle and were slotted in Region 6. McLane will play its Homecoming…

Four area teams ranked in Patriot-News poll

   September 1, 2011 1:24 am

Four area teams — one in each class — are ranked in the first Harrisburg Patriot-News state poll of the season. McDowell, which competes in the WPIAL Northern Seven Conference, is ranked ninth in Class AAAA. Grove City, the 2010 District 10 Class AAA runner-up, is No. 8 in AAA. Cathedral Prep, the two-time defending…

Times-News, GoErie.com football preview coverage

   August 29, 2011 8:43 pm

The Erie Times-News and GoErie.com are continuing District 10 football preview coverage this week, leading up to Friday’s season openers. Starting Sunday, the preview coverage included Region 6, McDowell and Region 4. The coverage will continue through Thursday. Included in each preview are complete rosters for each team. Earlier, the Times-News published the 112-page Kickoff…

Prep, Sharon ranked in PFN preseason football poll

   August 25, 2011 12:19 am

Two District 10 teams are ranked and seven others are listed among “others to watch” in the Pennsylvania Football News preseason state rankings, which were released Wednesday night. Cathedral Prep leads all D-10 teams with a No. 4 ranking in Class AAA. The Ramblers are coming off a trip to the PIAA Class AAA semifinals…

Summer Huddle: General McLane

   July 11, 2011 12:05 am

General McLane Lancers Coach (season, record): Jim Wells (15th season, 123-33) 2010 overall record: 10-2 2010 region record (place): 6-0 (champion) 2010 playoff results: Lost 29-28 to Hickory in the District 10 Class AA semifinals. Top players lost: Kyle Shinn, Derek Schultz, Alan Buckel, Josh Niswonger, Travis Bryant, Zach Lucas Top returning players: Josh Ponsoll,…

Astorino scheduled for McLane book signing Jan. 8

   January 1, 2011 12:30 pm

Football and basketball great Drew Astorino is scheduled to sign copies of a newly published book about General McLane High School athletes Jan. 8 at the Erie Book Store. Astorino and author Steve Orbanek, a General McLane graduate and now a graduate student at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, will sign copies of “General McLane Athletics:…

Video football preview: General McLane

   August 16, 2010 3:46 pm

General McLane is coming off an 11-1 season that ended in the District 10 Class AA semifinals last season. A year after the Lancers went 10-0 in the regular season, big things are expected from the perennial D-10 power. Quarterback Josh Ponsoll talks about the season ahead:

Prep hopes to reverse D-10’s fortunes vs. WPIAL

   December 3, 2009 8:34 am

When Cathedral Prep’s football team plays West Allegheny on Friday in the PIAA Class AAA quarterfinals, the Ramblers will also be going against history. WPIAL teams have dominated District 10 teams during the past decade, going 16-4 against D-10. The only D-10 teams to beat WPIAL opponents since 2000 were: • Cathedral Prep, 2000, in…

Prep hopes to reverse D-10's fortunes vs. WPIAL

   December 3, 2009 8:34 am

When Cathedral Prep’s football team plays West Allegheny on Friday in the PIAA Class AAA quarterfinals, the Ramblers will also be going against history. WPIAL teams have dominated District 10 teams during the past decade, going 16-4 against D-10. The only D-10 teams to beat WPIAL opponents since 2000 were: • Cathedral Prep, 2000, in…

D-10 football teams ranked in state polls

   November 18, 2009 11:35 pm

Farrell remains the only District 10 team ranked No. 1 in the state polls as the second weekend of the postseason approaches. The Steelers (11-0) are ranked No. 1 by the Pennsylvania Football News and No. 3 by the Harrisburg Patriot-News. McDowell (No. 7, Class AAAA), Cathedral Prep (No. 8, AAA), Wilmington (No. 6, AA)…

McLane’s Niswonger wins Breakout Player Award

   November 10, 2009 7:50 am

General McLane receiver Josh Niswonger’s clutch, three-touchdown performance Friday helped the Lancers complete a perfect regular season. Now, Niswonger is being honored for his efforts. The 6-foot 2-inch 200-pound junior is the Erie County Athlete of the Week in Wednesday’s Varsity edition. In addition, he won this week’s Breakout Player of the Week Award in…

McLane's Niswonger wins Breakout Player Award

   November 10, 2009 7:50 am

General McLane receiver Josh Niswonger’s clutch, three-touchdown performance Friday helped the Lancers complete a perfect regular season. Now, Niswonger is being honored for his efforts. The 6-foot 2-inch 200-pound junior is the Erie County Athlete of the Week in Wednesday’s Varsity edition. In addition, he won this week’s Breakout Player of the Week Award in…

Week 10: Who's the Breakout Player of the Week?

   November 7, 2009 11:36 pm

After reviewing the statistics and overall performances, here are our nominees for the Breakout Player of the Week.  In an oddity, receivers dominate this weekend’s poll. Vote in the poll at upper right. We’ve added one player from Friday and several players from Saturday. The winner will be announced Tuesday on the Varsity blog and…

Week 10: Who’s the Breakout Player of the Week?

   November 7, 2009 11:36 pm

After reviewing the statistics and overall performances, here are our nominees for the Breakout Player of the Week.  In an oddity, receivers dominate this weekend’s poll. Vote in the poll at upper right. We’ve added one player from Friday and several players from Saturday. The winner will be announced Tuesday on the Varsity blog and…

Week 9: Who’s the Breakout Player of the Week?

   October 30, 2009 11:03 pm

Here are some nominees for the Breakout Player of the Week. Remember, the winner will be honored in Friday’s edition of the Times-News. Vote for your favorite in the poll at the upper right. Let us know if we missed a worthy candidate. We’re limiting nominees to one per school, and no winner can be…