Schedule change: Saegertown-Mercyhurst Prep game Saturday

   August 28, 2014 5:51 am

There’s one change to report on the high school football schedule for this weekend. Mercyhurst Prep informed the Erie Times-News that the Lakers’ opener against Saegertown, originally scheduled for Friday, was switched to Saturday night. Saegertown will play Mercyhurst Prep on Saturday at 7 p.m. at Mercyhurst University’s Tullio Field.  

Mercyhurst Prep football video preview

   August 20, 2014 11:25 am

The Mercyhurst Prep football team has a new coach for the first time in a decade. Jeff Root takes over the Lakers’ program as they move up to Class AA and move into Region 4. Watch the video preview and read the Mercyhurst Prep Summer Huddle preview.

Summer Huddle – Mercyhurst Prep

   August 5, 2014 8:00 am

Mercyhurst Prep Lakers Coach: Jeff Root (1st season) 2013 overall record: 3-7 2013 region record: 3-4 (tied for fourth) 2013 playoff results: Did not qualify for the District 10 Class A playoffs. Top players lost: Joseph Swanson, Seth Hiegel, Chris Kickle, Thomas Mitchell Top returning players: Nick Evanoff, Tommie Elias, Josh Yochim, Eric Baer, Scott…

Summer Huddle – Mercyhurst Prep

   July 21, 2013 8:00 am

Mercyhurst Prep Lakers Coach: Matt Morgan (9th season, 75-26) 2012 overall record: 8-3 2012 region record: 6-1 (second) 2012 playoff results: Lost to Farrell 35-7 in the District 10 Class A quarterfinals. Top players lost: Tom Higgins, Alec Parsons, Cornelius Barclay, Joe DeSanti, Kyle Drabic, Ryan Connor Top returning players: Joe Swanson, Eric Baer, Scotty…

Mercyhurst Prep football schedule

   May 4, 2013 2:23 am

Here is a look at the Mercyhurst Prep football schedule this fall. We will publish schedules as we receive them from schools. All times p.m. unless otherwise noted. Mercyhurst Prep Lakers Date Scrimmages Time Aug. 17 Girard 7 Aug. 23 at Corry 6 Date Regular season Time Aug. 31 at St. Joe’s 3 Sept. 6…

Area football players make college decisions

   April 2, 2013 11:46 am

The Mercyhurst Prep football trio of Cornelius Barclay, Thomas Higgins and Joe DeSanti have decided on their futures. Barclay will continue his impressive career as a running back at Clarion, while Higgins will shift to defense to play linebacker, safety or any position needed at Mercyhurst. DeSanti will play on either the offensive or defensive…

Jovon Johnson to conduct camp registration Saturday

   January 4, 2013 12:25 pm

A meet-and-greet registration for the Jovon Johnson Winter Skills Academy will take place Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Erie Explosion office, 901 Peach St. Johnson will run the camp, which will take place Jan. 12-13 at Family First Sports Park. Registration is $50. Johnson is a former Mercyhurst Prep, University of…

Youngsville-Mercyhurst Prep game at 2 p.m. today

   September 29, 2012 10:20 am

Fans who plan to attend today’s District 10 football game between Youngsville and Mercyhurst Prep should be aware that kickoff is 2 p.m. The game originally was scheduled for 7 p.m., but officials moved up the time recently. Again, Youngsville and Mercyhurst Prep play at 2 p.m. at Veterans Stadium.

Sign up for Varsity Letter and read new Triple Option feature

   August 30, 2012 12:55 pm

Get expanded coverage of District 10 sports every Friday with the Varsity Letter e-newsletter. A new feature we’ll unveil this week is the Triple Option. Three games. Two prognosticators. One weekly showdown. In Triple Option, high school beat writer Tom Reisenweber and sports editor Jeff Kirik will make predictions about three D-10 football games they…

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),…

Summer Huddle – Mercyhurst Prep

   July 22, 2012 1:00 am

Mercyhurst Prep Lakers Coach (season, record): Matt Morgan (8th season, 67-23) 2011 overall record: 9-2 2011 region record (place): 7-1 (second) 2011 playoff results: Lost to Farrell 28-25 in the District 10 Class A quarterfinals. Top players lost: Joe Peterson, Darrin Donikowski, Dwayne Canady, P.J. Wycech, D.J. Mahoney, Josh Agresti, Ben Tarcson, Matt Ganska, Mike…

Pennsylvania Football News state rankings

   September 28, 2011 11:57 am

District 10 teams Cathedral Prep, Grove City, Hickory, Linesville and Mercyhurst Prep remain among the top 10 in the state, according to this week’s Pennsylvania Football News rankings. Click below to see the rankings:

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…