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...

Turnovers Prove Costly as Clearfield’s Season Ends with 44-7 Thumping By Berwick

MILL HALL — The quest to make a run at a state championship means that as the season continues, teams get stronger, but the competition gets more difficult with each week.  For the Clearfield Bison, they were clear that what they needed to do in order to advance was to take...

PIAA State Playoffs-Quarterfinal Round: Berwick Bulldogs (13-0) vs. Clearfield Bison (13-0)

Black Friday is the official kickoff of the holiday shopping season.  Many folks are looking for that hot deal on a Christmas gift to give away.  But, for those that would rather enjoy a Football Friday, the PIAA State Playoffs are providing folks in the Clearfield area a chance...

Old-School Football in Second Half Gives Clearfield Victory over Jersey Shore and Second 13 Win Season

DUBOIS — The week before Thanksgiving is the official start to crowning the PIAA State champions in football.  The brackets are set, and 16 teams begin their quest to make the trip to battle out for the big hardware.  The Clearfield Bison have made it to that level one time...

PIAA State Playoffs, Round 1: Jersey Shore Bulldogs (6-6) vs. Clearfield Bison (12-0)

Only the strong survive, or in the case of football, only the strong continue on.  Playoffs are a special time for players and coaches, and when any team is able to reach the state-level playoffs, it is a proud achievement. This year, the Clearfield Bison make their return trip...

Clearfield Takes Advantage of Turnovers to Advance to PIAA State Playoffs in 21-6 Win Over Somerset

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Nearly a year ago to the day, the Clearfield Bison entered the regional playoff hoping to continue their season yet another week, only to end up short.  The team and coaches made no excuses for losing, but vowed to be back and ready to make another playoff...

District 5-6-8-9 Subregional Championship: No. 1 Clearfield Bison (11-0) vs. No. 3 Somerset Eagles (10-1)

For four consecutive seasons, the Clearfield Bison have been able to advance to the post season with strong performances, and each of those teams put their mark on the history of the football program.  This Friday night, the Bison have the opportunity to add that to the rich...

Stratton, Caldwell and Lezzer All Score Two Touchdowns in Clearfield’s 42-7 Win over Johnstown

HYDE — Playoff time in high school football showcases the elite teams, as there are no “gimme games” after the regular season.  Every yard, every down, every point is a battle.  The Clearfield Bison earned their spot by going into each game knowing full well...

District 5-6-8-9 Sub-Regional Playoff: #4 Johnstown Trojans (3-7) at #1 Clearfield Bison (10-0)

It has officially arrived in central Pennsylvania.  It is playoff time for high school football.  The elite teams in the area that have worked hard all season long now hope to extend their season for weeks more.  It’s win or go home, and no team that has made it to this...

Early Lead and Power Running Allow Clearfield to Achieve Fourth-Straight District 9 Championship

BROCKWAY — It is hard to win one title at any level, in any sport.  It’s just as hard to follow that championship with another the following year. Trying to do it a third year in a row is even more challenging.  But, for the Clearfield Bison, they were on the cusp of...