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:  

McDowell football video preview

   August 18, 2014 7:59 pm

The McDowell football team has a new coach after going 7-6 and advancing to the PIAA Class AAAA quarterfinals in 2013. Learn more about the Trojans in their video season preview.

Summer Huddle – McDowell

   July 24, 2014 11:54 am

McDowell Trojans Coach: Brad Orlando (1st season) 2013 overall record: 7-6 2013 region record: 4-1 (second) 2013 playoff results: Defeated Allderdice 49-19 and Mifflin County 16-10 in overtime in the PIAA District 6-8-9-10 subregion. McDowell then lost to Pittsburgh Central Catholic 48-7 in the PIAA quarterfinals. Top players lost: Jamie Szymczak, Eric Iavarone, Tyree Spearman,…

Son of McDowell graduate to play in Under Armour Game

   December 12, 2013 1:11 pm

The roster for the 2014 Under Armour All-Star Game was announced this week, and the son of a McDowell High School graduate was one of the players selected. Wesley Horky, of Ravenwood High School in Brentwood, Tenn., was picked as a long snapping specialist. He is the son of Bradley Horky, a 1976 McDowell graduate,…

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…

Prep-McDowell to appear on PCN

   August 23, 2013 11:19 am

The Pennsylvania Cable Network will broadcast the Cathedral Prep-McDowell football game during Week 6 of the upcoming season as it was selected as the game of the week. Details of the broadcast will announced in early September, but it appears PCN will re-air the MSTD broadcast. Below is a schedule of each game of the…

Summer Huddle – McDowell

   July 19, 2013 11:39 am

McDowell Trojans Coach: Mark Soboleski (9th season, 45-41) 2012 overall record: 7-6 2012 region record: 4-1 (second) 2012 playoff results: Defeated Perry 61-14 in a PIAA Class AAA subregional before beating State College 42-0 in another subregional. The Trojans then lost to North Allegheny 56-6 in the PIAA quarterfinals. Top players lost: James Conner, Khyre…

McDowell football schedule

   April 29, 2013 11:29 am

Here is a look at the McDowell football schedule this fall. We will publish schedules as we receive them from schools. All times p.m. unless otherwise noted. McDowell Trojans Date Scrimmages Time Aug. 16 at New Castle 10 a.m. Aug. 23 at Woodland Hills 7 Date Regular season Time Aug. 30 at Mentor (Ohio) 7…

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…

McDowell WPIAL membership discussion tabled

   November 21, 2012 10:43 am

The McDowell football team was granted its released by District 10 earlier this year. The Trojans will compete in D-10 in 2013 and currently does not have a district for 2014 and beyond. McDowell has applied to rejoin the WPIAL but their membership is still up in the air. According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the…

Football notes from Friday's playoff games

   November 17, 2012 8:22 am

Some quick notes from Friday night’s area playoff games: — McDowell rushed for 446 yards in a 61-14 win over Perry but amazingly didn’t have the highest rushing total among the three Erie County teams. General McLane rushed for 470 yards in its 46-42 win over Slippery Rock. — McDowell star James Conner scored in…

Football notes from Friday’s playoff games

   November 17, 2012 8:22 am

Some quick notes from Friday night’s area playoff games: — McDowell rushed for 446 yards in a 61-14 win over Perry but amazingly didn’t have the highest rushing total among the three Erie County teams. General McLane rushed for 470 yards in its 46-42 win over Slippery Rock. — McDowell star James Conner scored in…