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. 1. UD rebounds nicely on Homecoming Night With junior Brady Morgan darting all over the place, Upper Dauphin erupted early and tacked on a third score late in its 22-14 triumph […]
No matter where they end up, teams from the conference formerly known as the Tri-Valley League always show up big in these Player of the Week polls. That was no less true after Week 1. Upper Dauphin linebacker Chase Lentz claimed the first Player of the Week Small School honors of 2021 with 407 votes, […]
While the departures of a sizable senior class that fueled the Trojans’ impressive run to Tri-Valley League and District 3 Class 2A championships, as well as a berth in states, injuries also took a bite out of Kent Smeltz’s club even before UD lined up for its regular-season opener. Hopefully, those setbacks won’t hinder the progress of a promising squad for a second straight year.
By Michael Bullock: Coach: Kent Smeltz, 3rd season (25-9) Classification: 2A League/division: Mid-Penn Liberty 2019 record: 12-1 (9-0 Tri-Valley League) Postseason: Beat Delone Catholic 36-28 in District 3 Class 2A championship. Lost to Southern Columbia 63-22 in PIAA Class 2A quarterfinals. RETURNING LEADERS Passing: Comp-Att, Yards, TDs Tyler Cleveland: 0-1, 0, 0 Rushing: Att-Yards, Avg, TDs Chance Crawford (Mbg): 161-759, 4.7, 5 Receiving: Rec-Yards, […]