Varsity Kickoff Countdown: 10

   August 19, 2014 12:54 am

Varsity Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the Varsity blog. It’s 10 days until the opening night of the high school football season on Friday, Aug. 29. Number of the day: 10 That’s the number of points Sharpsville scored to win the PIAA Class A championship game in 1997. The Blue Devils defense recovered…

Summer Huddle – Sharpsville

   August 7, 2014 10:00 am

Sharpsville Blue Devils Coach: Paul Piccirilli (19th season, 162-55) 2013 overall record: 8-5 2013 region record: 3-3 (tied for fourth) 2013 playoff results: Defeated Eisenhower 31-7 in the District 10 Class A quarterfinals and West Middlesex 40-3 in the semifinals before losing to Lakeview 27-0 in the championship. Top players lost: P.J. Campoli, Jacob Llewellyn,…

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 – Sharpsville

   July 31, 2013 12:49 am

Sharpsville Blue Devils Coach: Paul Piccirilli (18th season, 154-50) 2012 overall record: 11-2 2012 region record: 5-1 (second) 2012 playoff results: Defeated Cochranton 42-6, Lakeview 41-34 and West Middlesex 28-0 to win the District 10 Class A championship. Sharpsville then lost to Port Allegany 28-21 in the PIAA Class A quarterfinals. Top players lost: Tyler…

Sharpsville football schedule

   April 27, 2013 10:29 am

Here is a look at the Sharpsville football schedule this fall. We will publish schedules as we receive them from schools. All times p.m. unless otherwise noted. Sharpsville Blue Devils Date Scrimmages Time Aug. 17 Reynolds 10 a.m. Aug. 23 at Greenville 7 Date Regular season Time Aug. 30 at Moniteau 7 Sept. 7 at…

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…

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 – Sharpsville

   July 30, 2012 1:00 am

Sharpsville Blue Devils Coach (season, record): Paul Piccirilli (17th season, 143-48) 2011 overall record: 13-1 2011 region record (place): 7-0 (champion) 2011 playoff results: Defeated Cambridge Springs 48-0, Farrell 36-0 and West Middlesex 21-13 to win the District 10 Class A championship. Sharpsville then defeated Port Allegany 35-33 in the PIAA quarterfinals before losing to…

Summer Huddle: Sharpsville

   August 2, 2011 12:05 am

Sharpsville Blue Devils Coach (season, record): Paul Piccirilli (16th season, 130-47) 2010 overall record: 10-2 2010 region record (place): 7-1 (co-champion) 2010 playoff results: Lost 56-33 to Mercyhurst Prep in the District 10 Class A semifinals. Top players lost: Chad Piccirilli, Frank Joseph, Marcus Llewellyn, Brad Marstellar, Mike Riffe, Nate Titus, David Bain Top returning…

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)…

Football State Rankings Released

   August 7, 2009 7:43 am

Wilmington, the defending PIAA Class AA champion, highlights five teams ranked in the Pennsylvania Football News Preseason Rankings released this week. The Greyhounds finished 2008 at 15-1, including a thrilling double overtime win in the state championship over West Catholic, 35-34. Greenville is the other D-10 team in the Class AA rankings as a team…

The Summer Huddle – Sharpsville

   July 8, 2009 3:00 am

Sharpsville Blue Devils Coach: Paul Piccirilli 2008 overall record: 6-4 2008 league record (place): 5-3 (fourth in Region 1) Playoff results: Lost in the quarterfinals of the class A District 10 playoffs 49-27 to Saegertown Top players lost: RB/CB Josh Taylor, C/LB Andrew Miller, C/DT Tom Weisen Top returning players: HB/LB Nathan Titus, QB/LB Matt…

The Summer Huddle – Region 1 preview

   July 5, 2009 12:17 am

Last year Linesville, Mercer and Farrell all finished with one loss in the region to be crowned co-champions. The key game among those teams was in Week 2 when Mercer knocked off Farrell 20-0. The Steelers were missing some impact players and the Mustangs took advantage with a huge win. Region 1 is one of…