While the increased number of spectators permitted into Derry Stadium gave Friday night’s game a feeling of normalcy, the Derry Area football team struggled to settle into its normal running routine during a 34-14 loss against Freeport Area in a WPIAL Class 3A Allegheny Seven Conference matchup.
The game between the Greater Latrobe football team and Gateway on Friday, Oct. 2, at Latrobe’s Memorial Stadium is in question.
The Greater Latrobe football team, trailing by 12 points in the first half, and 23 points in the fourth quarter, could’ve easily rolled over and mailed it in against Upper St. Clair, the No. 5-ranked team in Class 5A.
It’s been seven years since Jason Marucco coached at Viking Stadium and 25 years since Greater Latrobe faced Mount Pleasant Area on the gridiron.
When Greensburg Salem lost to Blackhawk in the WPIAL Class 4A playoffs last November, the Golden Lions’ players and head coach Dave Keefer knew they’d have a long wait to try again for the 700th win in team history.
SPRING CHURCH — With coronavirus (COVID-19) protocol in effect on Friday night, the Ligonier Valley football team did not have access to the locker rooms at Owens Field in Apollo. As a result, following their 44-7 setback to Apollo-Ridge, the Rams could only metaphorically wash off the loss.