Parks Pit Report: Challenger Round, Race 3-AAA 400

All this talk of the new Chase Grid made sense when the year began, but how does it stack up when the first round is complete? It’s really simple in a way, because when the Chase started, every driver was seeded based on first victories, and then the remaining spots filled...

Second-Half Shutdown Gives Clearfield Convincing Victory over Brockway

HYDE — The way to see how good a football team comes together as a unit is in times of challenge.  Things happen to get behind, maybe seem out of hand, but how one rises to the challenge determines how strong the entire unit can be.  On a few occasions this year, that has...

Parks Pit Report: Challenger Round, Race 2-Sylvania 300

Making the Chase is an honor that was bestowed upon 16 drivers this season.  They are easy to spot since their cars have a yellow front fascia down at the splitter, a yellow name plate on the windshield, and a yellow number on the roof. But every now and then, sometimes being in...

Control of the Clock and Line of Scrimmage Give Clearfield Dominant Win over Huntingdon

HUNTINGDON — One week ago, the Clearfield Bison were hanging their heads in defeat, suffering their second loss of the season and the first on their home turf since the new field was installed.  But, every team at any level knows that in defeat, you must move forward and...

Parks Pit Report: Challenger Round, Race 1-MyAFIBStory.com 400

It has finally arrived.  NASCAR made it to Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday, and that meant just one thing:  the Chase is here.  This year, the expanded 16-driver field may have 10 races to determine a champion, but it only takes three races to take that field from 16 down to just...

Clearfield’s Strong Second Half Surge Cannot Hold in Loss to Central

HYDE — Close games are ones that seem to bring out the most passion in football.  The players are more excited for it, the coaches feed off the energy of the players, and the fans feed off the energy of the entire team.  The Clearfield Bison have experienced many close...

Parks Pit Report: Federated Auto Parts 400

The final race to make the Chase has long been an event where the focus is not only on who will end up winning, but also the battles to just make the Chase field.  It has always been a race where the battle to get into the Chase often outshines the battle for the lead. This year,...

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Clearfield Rebounds from Week One Jitters to Blank Penns Valley

SPRING MILLS — The old saying goes, “If you fall off a horse, get right back on.” That slogan can be used on the gridiron just as much as in horseback riding.  The Clearfield Bison needed to focus on that creed as the month of September began, and the second...

Parks Pit Report: Oral-B USA 500

When the 2014 season began, the buzz going through the NASCAR community was about the expanded Chase, and new format of how it would determine a champion.  Along with that came just exactly how one would earn a spot in the Chase. Pretty much, it was simple:  win and you’re...