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...

Irish Smilin’: Penn State rallies to beat Central Florida 26-24 in Croke Park Classic

By GREG PICKEL John Curley Center DUBLIN – Sam Ficken kicked a 36-yard field goal as time expired and Christian Hackenberg set a program passing record as Penn State rallied to beat Central Florida 26-24 in the Croke Park Classic on Saturday, giving James Franklin a victory in...
Posted On 30 Aug 2014

Golden Tide Crush Port Allegany, 48-16, In Season Opener

PORT ALLEGANY – The Curwensville Area High School football went on the road to open the 2014 season and it was quite an evening as the Tide dumped Port Allegany 48-16. The Golden Tide used big plays all night to come away with the convincing victory as freshman running back...
Posted On 30 Aug 2014

Promising Start Can’t Be Maintained as Keyser defeats Clearfield in Season-Opener

KEYSER, WV — A new season has arrived in Pennsylvania, at least when it comes to a sports season.  A long summer has passed by, and finally it is back to school for the kids, and that means back to football. The summer workouts have finished, the scrimmages have been...

With New Coach in a New Country, Penn State Gears up for UCF Opener in Dublin

By GREG PICKEL DUBLIN – If starting the season across the Atlantic Ocean, in a city mostly clueless about American football, was the only story line ahead of Penn State’s clash Saturday with Central Florida, it wouldn’t be as interesting. There’s much more than an unusual,...
Posted On 29 Aug 2014

Former Bison Beau Swales Named Starter at LHU

LHU head football coach John Allen announced that junior Beau Swales (Clearfield, Pa./Clearfield) will be the starting running back heading into the 2014 season. Allen is excited for Swales and looks for him to have a big season. “Beau brings a physical-presence to the...
Posted On 28 Aug 2014

2014 Golden Tide Looking For Continued Success On The Gridiron

CURWENSVILLE – With another outstanding season in the books, the Curwensville Golden Tide high school football team is ready to move forward in the hopes of reaching the District 9-A playoffs once again. Head Coach Andy Evanko’s 2013 squad went 9-2, losing in the D-9 A...
Posted On 27 Aug 2014

Zurat Hurls Two Scoreless Innings

PASCO, Wash. — Chad Zurat (Clearfield) turned in his first scoreless stint in nine relief appearances for the Tri-City Dust Devils of the Class A Short Season Northwest League Monday night. The right-hander kept the hard-hitting Hillsboro Hops off the scoreboard in the...

Clearfield Bison Football 2014: Youth, Hunger and Ambition Could Bring Another Title

The end of summer is bittersweet for many students.  It means the days of sleeping in have come to a close, the sunshine beating down while taking a dip in a pool must stop, and instead it means early morning wakeups, text books and homework.  It means that yet another school...

Bison Fourth, Golden Tide Eighth in D9sports.com Pre-season Football Rankings

Press release by www.d9sports.com PRESEASON 2014 FIRST COMMONWEALTH BANK/D9SPORTS.COM DISTRICT 9 FOOTBALL RANKINGS Clarion, Pa. – The preseason 2014 First Commonwealth Bank/D9Sports.com District 9 Top 10 football rankings have been released with DuBois Area in the top spot. The...
Posted On 25 Aug 2014