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…

Summer Huddle: Mercyhurst Prep

   July 25, 2011 12:05 am

Mercyhurst Prep Lakers Coach (season, record): Matt Morgan (7th season, 58-21) 2010 overall record: 12-1 2010 region record (place): 8-0 (champion) 2010 playoff results: Lost 39-0 to Farreel in the District 10 Class A championship. Top players lost: Aaron Horton, Zack Palmer, Chris Kurzik, Brad Hesch, Brandon Czerwinski, Jeff Annunziata, Zach Murzynski, D’Andre Connor, Tyler…

Video football preview: Mercyhurst Prep

   August 20, 2010 5:10 pm

Mercyhurst Prep has been on quite a roll over the past few years. The Lakers have gone 39-8 during the past four seasons, and that includes a 5-5 mark in 2008. Matt Morgan’s Mercyhurst Prep team appears to have the firepower to match last season’s 10-1 record and Region 4 title. Foremost among the Lakers’…

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 8: Who’s the Breakout Player?

   October 25, 2009 6:50 am

Fairview’s Peter Jackson ran for 249 yards — his third consecutive game with at least 227 yards rushing — to lead District 10 rushers. Strong Vincent’s Brandon Akins-Jones scored four touchdowns in a win over East. Those were among the highlighted top performances Friday. We’ve added two players from Saturday’s games — Iroquois’ Jake Szoszorek…

Week 8: Who's the Breakout Player?

   October 25, 2009 6:50 am

Fairview’s Peter Jackson ran for 249 yards — his third consecutive game with at least 227 yards rushing — to lead District 10 rushers. Strong Vincent’s Brandon Akins-Jones scored four touchdowns in a win over East. Those were among the highlighted top performances Friday. We’ve added two players from Saturday’s games — Iroquois’ Jake Szoszorek…

Week 7: Breakout Player of the Week

   October 20, 2009 4:45 pm

Mercyhurst Prep lineman Zack Palmer is the winner of the Breakout Player of the Week award after voting was conducted on the Varsity blog Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Palmer had three sacks and forced a fumble in the Lakers’ 46-0 win over Eisenhower on Friday. Palmer will be featured Friday in the wrap of the…

Check out photo galleries from Week 6

   October 10, 2009 9:07 am

Photo galleries from Week 6 of the high school football season are now available on GoErie.com. View or purchase photos from Friday’s North East-Fairview and Mercyhurst Prep-Iroquois games and Thursday’s Corry-Strong Vincent game. Also, look for a photo gallery after tonight’s Bradford-East game.

Week 6: Who’s the Breakout Player?

   October 10, 2009 12:12 am

There were some amazing performances in District 10 Friday, including two in one game — the North East-Fairview showdown. Remember, the winner of the poll in the upper right will be featured Friday on the new “spadea wrap” on the front of the sports section. Here are some nominees. As always, let us know if…

Week 6: Who's the Breakout Player?

   October 10, 2009 12:12 am

There were some amazing performances in District 10 Friday, including two in one game — the North East-Fairview showdown. Remember, the winner of the poll in the upper right will be featured Friday on the new “spadea wrap” on the front of the sports section. Here are some nominees. As always, let us know if…

Check out four photo galleries from area football games

   October 3, 2009 9:50 am

Four photo galleries from District 10 games are now available for viewing on GoErie.com. Check out photos from Thursday’s Cambridge Springs-Mercyhurst Prep game, and Friday’s Cathedral Prep-East, Girard-General McLane and Fairview-Fort LeBoeuf games. All photos are available for purchase.

Horton picked as Varsity blog's top weekly football performer

   September 21, 2009 9:46 am

This week’s top football performer, as voted on by Varsity blog readers, is Mercyhurst Prep running back Aaron Horton. The 5-foot 9-inch 170-pound junior running back had a huge first half Friday in a 42-7 victory over Youngstown. Horton rushed 12 times for 165 yards while scoring on runs of 12, 35 and 60 yards….

Week 3: Who was this weekend's top football performer?

   September 19, 2009 12:15 am

Here are some candidates for the top honors this weekend: Brandon Akins-Jones, Strong Vincent: 7 rushes, 129 yards, TD runs of 1, 61, 9 and 38 yards. Gary Brown, East: 7-of-10 passing, 107 yards, 2 TDs; 6 rushes, 61 yards, TD Jordan Elchynski, North East: 22 carries, 131 yards, 2 TDs Zach Greenawalt, McDowell: 11…

Farrell, Wilmington still lead PFN polls

   September 15, 2009 7:26 pm

Farrell and Wilmington remain atop the polls in their respective classes of this week’s Pennsylvania Football News rankings. The Steelers are first in Class A and the Greyhounds, PIAA champions in 2008, in Class AA. They are the only District 10 schools ranked in PFN’s four polls. District schools which received honorable mentions were McDowell…