Saturday morning QB: Palmyra takes down Camp Hill, Van Buskirk nails 49-yard FG, Adams runs wild and more

By 4th Down Staff

Somebody must have made a deal with Mother Nature for the 2017 version of Week Zero. The opening night of the season was blissfully cool and comfortable for late August.

And a team under stress, the Camp Hill Lions, could not hold up under the heat Palmyra brought in the fourth quarter at Buck Swank.


Photo gallery: Bishop McDevitt vs. Red Land

By Adam Kulikowski

 To view the full gallery from the Red Land/Bishop McDevitt game at West Shore Stadium, click the photo below.



Bishop McDevitt blanks Red Land, 27-0 to spoil Patriots' home opener

By Brett Keener

4th Down Magazine

Red Land made its intentions clear at the outset of Friday’s contest with Bishop McDevitt.

The Patriots spent the game’s opening drive in an unbalanced formation with just a single wideout, an effort at replicating the power-football formula that had garnered them an upset win in the teams’ previous meeting.


Saturday Morning QB: Ship pulls off stunner against Bishop McDevitt, Harrisburg slams Governor Mifflin and more

By Andy Shay:

Just so you don’t spill your coffee this brisk Saturday morning following an unseasonably warm high school playoff football Friday night, there was a MASSIVE upset in the District 3 playoffs Friday night where the losing team surrendered 15 points in the final 31 seconds.


Player of the Week: Matt Geiger

By Andy Shay:

Each week we take a look at individual performances that helped the team against an opponent that provided a stern or respectable test to arrive at the 4th Down Player of the Week.


Making the Grade: Bishop McDevitt 35, Milton Hershey 28

By Andy Shay:

Photos by Vicki Vellios:

You would think in a game with 911 yards of combined offense, there was a serious lack of defense, right? But that wasn’t the case for Bishop McDevitt and Milton Hershey in a District 3, Class 4A hammer opener at The Roc.