Video: Five things to watch during high school football season

   August 29, 2014 1:31 pm

Check out Tom Reisenweber’s video of five things to watch during the area high school football season:  

Summer Huddle – Hickory

   July 18, 2014 7:12 pm

Hickory Hornets Coach: Bill Brest (5th season, 43-9) 2013 overall record: 12-2 2013 region record: 6-1 (second) 2013 playoff results: Defeated Fort LeBoeuf 56-7, Northwestern 52-14 and Girard 21-10 to win the District 10 Class AA championship. Hickory then defeated Martinsburg Central 37-27 in the PIAA quarterfinals before losing to South Fayette 23-20 in the…

Our Call predictions for today's football playoff games

   November 23, 2013 9:35 am

Here’s a look at high school beat writer Tom Reisenweber’s picks for today’s games: District 10 Class AA championship game Hickory 31, Girard 14 PIAA Class AAAA subregional title game McDowell 31, Mifflin County 20 POLL: During the past week, the Varsity home page has featured the following poll: Will the Girard football team upset…

Check out Our Call predictions for District 10 football games

   November 22, 2013 11:09 am

Two District 10 football championship games will be played tonight, so it’s time for the Our Call predictions. Here are beat reporter Tom Reisenweber’s predicted outcomes for tonight’s games: Class A championship Lakeview 24, Sharpsville 21 Class AAA championship Cathedral Prep 38, General McLane 7 Also, get a look at previews for both games, including…

Summer Huddle – Hickory

   July 13, 2013 1:02 am

Hickory Hornets Coach: Bill Brest (4th season, 31-7) 2012 overall record: 11-2 2012 region record: 6-1 (champion) 2012 playoff results: Defeated Northwestern 48-22, Grove City 35-13 and Wilmington 39-7 to win the District 10 Class AA championship. Hickory then lost to Richland 38-12 in the PIAA Class AA quarterfinals. Top players lost: DeShawn Coleman, Joe…

Hickory football schedule

   April 26, 2013 12:33 pm

Here is a look at the Hickory football schedule this fall. We will publish schedules as we receive them from schools. All times p.m. unless otherwise noted. Hickory Hornets Date Scrimmages Time Aug. 17 at West Middlesex 10 a.m. Aug. 23 at Conneaut 6 Date Regular season Time Aug. 30 at Strong Vincent 7 Sept….

Signing day: Check out a rundown of District 10’s expected signees

   February 6, 2013 9:53 am

Today is National Letter of Intent Day, and many area football players and other athletes are set to sign with Division I and Division II schools or commit to program at other levels. The Erie Times-News took a look at the area football players expected to sign today. Read a short bio on each player. Here’s…

Signing day: Check out a rundown of District 10's expected signees

   February 6, 2013 9:53 am

Today is National Letter of Intent Day, and many area football players and other athletes are set to sign with Division I and Division II schools or commit to program at other levels. The Erie Times-News took a look at the area football players expected to sign today. Read a short bio on each player. Here’s…

District 10 players ranked among football top 50 recruits list

   January 29, 2013 10:51 am

Pennlive.com is currently running a list of the top 50 football recruits in Pennsylvania. Reporter Andrew Shay has compiled the list, which includes five District 10 players. Shay ranks Central Valley wide receiver Robert Foster as the No. 1 recruit in Pennsylvania. Foster, an Alabama recruit, has made several All-America teams. Check out the top…

Coleman named to Class AA all-state team

   December 19, 2012 3:31 pm

The Class A and AA editions of the Pennsylvania Sports Writers all-state football teams have been released. Hickory standout DeShawn Coleman was named to the Class AA team at running back after rushing for 1,730 yards and 28 touchdowns on 151 carries. He also had nine catches for 138 yards and two touchdowns and finished…

Erie Times-News Breakout Football Player of the Week: Matt Voytik, Hickory

   November 2, 2012 1:07 am

When starting quarterback Mike Nardone was injured during a scrimmage, the Hickory football team appeared to be in trouble. That was, until Matt Voytik stepped up. Voytik, a junior quarterback, has emerged as a solid replacement for Nardone this season. He has thrown for 641 yards and five touchdowns and is the Hornets’ second-leading rusher…

State football rankings, Week 8

   October 16, 2012 9:27 am

Here’s a look at the state football rankings: Harrisburg Patriot-News state rankings: CLASS AAAA School (District)    Record     Previous 1. North Allegheny (7)     7-0     2 2. St. Joseph’s Prep (12)     6-0     6 3. Gateway (7)     6-1     3 4. LaSalle College (12)     6-1     1 5. Central Dauphin* (3)…

Cathedral Prep remains No. 1 in Class AAA in state rankings

   October 3, 2012 7:28 pm

Cathedral Prep remained No. 1 in Class AAA this week in the Harrisburg Patriot-News state football rankings. The Ramblers will host archrival McDowell Friday at Veterans Stadium. McDowell, which is coming off a second consecutive loss to an Ohio power — a 34-23 setback to St. Edward on Friday — dropped into the “teams to…

Another District 10 quarterback injured

   August 20, 2012 1:10 pm

The Sharon Herald is reporting that Hickory quarterback Mike Nardone left Saturday’s scrimmage against West Middlesex with an apparent leg injury. He was sandwiched by two Big Reds defenders and immediately fell to the turf in pain. Nardone threw for 1,337 yards and 13 touchdowns last fall for the District 10 Class AA champions. McDowell…

District 10 has 4 ranked teams in Pennsylvania Football News poll

   August 18, 2012 4:07 pm

Four District 10 football teams are ranked in the top 10 in their class in the Pennsylvania Football News preseason rankings, which were released today. Cathedral Prep (Class AAA), Grove City (AA) and Sharpsville (A) are ranked No. 5 in their respective classes. Hickory, meanwhile, is ranked No. 6 in Class AA. McDowell (Class AAAA),…