Bald Eagle, Bellefonte, and State College all look to stay undefeated in high school football this week, while Philipsburg-Osceola tries to get its first win and Penns Valley hopes to snap a two-game losing streak
Rogers Stadium project manager David Stezin says the plan is for Bellefonte PA football to play its final game of the season on Oct. 26 - against Bald Eagle Area - on its home turf, as rain has again delayed construction.
Will there be a “super class” or separate playoff systems to even the playing field between public and private schools in the PIAA? The PIAA Oversight Committee heard testimony Wednesday from people on all sides.
The Centre County high school football season continues with Bald Eagle, Bellefonte, Penns Valley, Philipsburg-Osceola and State College all in action. Read the previews here and post scores via the ScoreStream app.
The Centre Daily Times is partnering with ScoreStream for real-time collection and reporting of high school results from high school football games from Bald Eagle Bellefonte, Penns Valley, Philipsburg-Osceola, State College.
Friday marks the beginning of the high school football season for all five of Centre County’s teams. Here is a breakdown of games for Bald Eagle Area, Philipsburg-Osceola, State College, Bellefonte and Penns Valley.
Bellefonte football’s season opener against Jersey Shore will be dedicated to Caleb Leone, a Jersey Shore senior who sustained a serious injury at practice last week and is in critical condition at Geisinger Danville.
The 2019 PIAA wrestling championships will be held March 7-9 at Hershey’s Giant Center. For Penn State wrestling, the Big Ten tournament will be held March 9-10 in Minnesota, and NCAAs March 21-23 in Pittsburgh.
Public school superintendents and athletic directors met in State College to discuss the issue and the possibility of leaving the PIAA and/or creating a separate playoff system for boundary and non-boundary schools. The discussion took place after the PIAA passed stricter transfer rules.
Bellefonte Area High School’s Roger’s Stadium renovations got delayed and the field might not be ready for play until the very end of the season, David Stezin, of Reynolds Construction Management, told the board on Tuesday.
The PIAA on Wednesday passed tighter transfer rules in response to growing pressure from public schools about the competitive advantage private, charter and Catholic schools have when it comes to playoffs.