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  • Mid-Penn Conference News and Notes: Colonial Division
    Each week during the 2021 season we’ll offer some news, notes, tidbits and opinions from each of the five divisions in the Mid-Penn Conference. Shippensburg leaving little doubt Three straight weeks Shippensburg has taken on would-be contenders in the Colonial and knocked them down with relative ease. First it was Waynesboro. Who thought they were […]
  • Making the Grade: Carlisle 27, Mechanicsburg 14
    Time to hand out some grades.
  • Carlisle holds off Mechanicsburg, behind strong effort from Louis Shank, 27-14
    Carlisle used its back-up quarterback and a monster special teams play to hold off a second-half rally by Mechanicsburg to record a somewhat sloppy but well earned 27-14 victory to open the 2021 season Friday night at John H. Frederick Field inside Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Park. 
  • 2021 Preview: Mechanicsburg Wildcats
    We’ve seen it happen a thousand times before, where the teams with the uber-exceptional player crash and burn after graduation. But there seems to be a different air around the Mechanicsburg program following the loss of do-it-all quarterback Micah Brubaker.
  • 2020 Pa. Football Writers’ Class 5A All-State Team
    OFFENSE  QuarterbackJoey McCracken, Warwick — 6-4, 195 seniorMicah Brubaker, Mechanicsburg — 6-1, 185 seniorEthan Dahlem, Upper St. Clair — 5-10, 175 seniorQuinn Wentling, Whitehall — 5-11, 195 juniorCole Spencer, Pine-Richland — 5-10, 175 senior Running Back   Colton Miller, Warwick — 6-4, 215 seniorDerrick Davis, Gateway — 6-1, 185 seniorNick Singleton, Governor Mifflin — 6-0, 205 […]
  • News and Notes: Mid-Penn Colonial
    By Andy Shay:  Each week during the 2020 season we’ll offer some news, notes, tidbits and opinions from each of the five divisions in the Mid-Penn Conference. Colonial Division champion to be crowned:  We will have a Colonial Division champion in 2020. Mechanicsburg and Northern, a couple of District 3 qualifiers, will square off Thursday […]
  • Sunday Morning QB: Camp Hill earns District 3-2A title; Governor Mifflin topples Mechanicsburg; Steel-High remains unbeaten; Lower Dauphin and CV notch wins and more
    By Andy Shay:  Camp Hill claimed its 10th District 3 football championship in school history by taking out York Catholic in the Class 2A championship game. First, congratulations to Camp Hill alum and head coach Tim Bigelow and his staff. Nothing is easy in the 2020 world of COVID-19 football, but when you have a […]
  • News and Notes: Mid-Penn Colonial
    Each week during the 2020 season we’ll offer some news, notes, tidbits and opinions from each of the five divisions in the Mid-Penn Conference. Northern looking to rebound:  Northern has to climb off the deck after a gut-punch 22-0 loss to Waynesboro and be playoff ready for an ELCO team led by running quarterback Braden […]
  • News and Notes: Mid-Penn Colonial
    Each week during the 2020 season we’ll offer some news, notes, tidbits and opinions from each of the five divisions in the Mid-Penn Conference. Wildcats set to face off against Governor Mifflin:  What a wild ride for undefeated Mechanicsburg. There wasn’t much drama in the Wildcats’ 35-7 victory over Waynesboro to get to 5-0. Essentially […]
  • News and Notes: Mid-Penn Colonial
    By Andy Shay:  Each week during the 2020 season we’ll offer some news, notes, tidbits and opinions from each of the five divisions in the Mid-Penn Conference. Colonial Division When was the last time somebody made Shippensburg irrelevant in the second half of a game? Mechanicsburg 35, Shippensburg 0 at halftime. Game over, and wind […]
  • News and Notes: Mid-Penn Colonial (Week 2)
    By Andy Shay: Inside The Mid-Penn Conference Each week during the 2020 season we’ll offer some news, notes, tidbits and opinions from each of the five divisions in the Mid-Penn Conference. Colonial Division  1. Honesty moment, it slipped past me that Waynesboro has two of the Top 10 running backs in their arsenal heading into […]
  • 2020 Preview: Mechanicsburg Wildcats
    By Jake Adams:  Head coach: Anthony Rose, 3rd season (8-13) Classification: 5A Division: Mid-Penn Colonial 2019 season: 6-5 (3-3 Keystone) Postseason: Lost to Warwick in District 3 Class 5A first round 34-6. RETURNING LEADERS Passing: Comp-Att, Yards, TD Micah Brubaker: 53-90, 989, 12 Rushing: Att-Yards, Avg, TD Micah Brubaker: 94-409, 4.4, 9 Caleb Brubaker: 33-151, 4.6, 1 Receiving: Rec-Yards, Avg, TD […]