football: Joe Pa To Stay Three More Years
- 12/17/08 07:56 AM
That's right. Joe Paterno, who has been the head football coach at Penn State since like forever, has agreed to stay 3 more years in that capacity. Joe has been head coach since 1966 and had been an assistant from the early 1950's when he joined his college coach from Brown University, Rip Engle. In the past two years he has had to deal with a broken leg (after a player rolled over him on the sidelines) and hip replacement surgery which occured last month after the last regular season game. Joe plans to be on the sideline coaching at the (1 comments)
football: Congratulations to the Steel-High Class A State Football Champions
- 12/12/08 04:37 PM
This afternoon at Hershey Park Stadium, the Steelton Highspire football team beat the team from Clairton 35 to 16 to win the PIAA Class A Football Championship. Steel High which encompasses the broughs of Steelton and Highspire (both Harrisburg suburbs) finished with a record of 16-0 and only trailed for a total of 13 seconds in this game. This is the second consecutive championship for Steel-High. And Steel-High record setting tailback Jeremiah Young eclipsed 9000 yards for his career. Way to go guys! (0 comments)
The annual Big 33 High School Football Classic is this Saturday Evening, June 16 at Hershey Park Stadium. This is the 50th edition of this game which now pits the top high school players from Pennsylvania versus the top high school players from Ohio. One interesting fact about this game is that there has NEVER been a Super Bowl played without at least one Big 33 alumnus participating. Some of the best known Big 33 players to go on to pro football stardom are: Tony DorsettJoe MontanaJoe NamathJim KellyRocket IsmailDan Marino and in recent years: Ricky WattersMarvin HarrisonCurtis Martinand of course Ben Roethlisberger, who played for (1 comments)
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