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2015 Schedule

Sept. 4   at Mars 7 p.m.
Sept. 11   vs. Hampton 7 p.m.
Sept. 18   at Armstrong 7 p.m.
Sept. 25   vs. Franklin Regional 7 p.m.
Oct. 2   vs. Greensburg Salem 7 p.m.
Oct. 9   vs. Taylor Allderdice 7 p.m.
Oct. 16   vs. Gateway 7 p.m.
Oct. 23   at Knoch 7 p.m.
Oct. 30   at Hollidaysburg 7 p.m.
Indiana football players spread the love Indiana football players spread the love
3 days ago -
The Indiana First Down Boosters recently made a donation to Citizens’ Ambulance Service as part of the “Love Bears All Things” program. [Read More]
End Zone Extra: Players, coaches prep for 2015 season End Zone Extra: Players, coaches prep for 2015 season
4 weeks ago - - CARLY KROUSE, JAMES J. NESTOR
The Gazette's Carly Krouse interviewed high school football players and coaches from around the area on Wednesday during Heritage Conference Media Day. [Read More]
Stapleton makes it official Stapleton makes it official
30 weeks ago -
Riley Stapleton, a senior at Indiana High School, has signed his national letter of intent to play football at James Madison University. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Stapleton, Syster named to all-state team HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Stapleton, Syster named to all-state team
36 weeks ago -
All season long, Riley Stapleton and Grant Syster proved they were among the best players in Indiana County. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Indians get new rival HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Indians get new rival
36 weeks ago -
The Indiana High School football team will have a new — and natural — rival next season. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Record-setters lead all-star team HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Record-setters lead all-star team
37 weeks ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
Among other things, the 2014 high school football season was about breaking records. [Read More]
Indians' 1962 squad reunites Indians' 1962 squad reunites
39 weeks ago -
Members of the 1962 Indiana High School football team held a reunion recently with family and friends. [Read More]
Indiana Football Boosters holds banquet Indiana Football Boosters holds banquet
39 weeks ago - - TERI ENCISO
The Indiana Football Boosters held their annual banquet Nov. 20 at the Indiana Country Club. [Read More]
END ZONE EXTRA: Indians named to all-conference teams
40 weeks ago -
Six Indiana High School football players were chosen for the WPIAL Class AAA Greater Allegheny Conference all-conference team. [Read More]
Stapleton decides on football, JMU Stapleton decides on football, JMU
40 weeks ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
The numbers spoke and Riley Stapleton listened. [Read More]
END ZONE EXTRA: Indiana players named all-conference END ZONE EXTRA: Indiana players named all-conference
42 weeks ago -
Eight members of the Indiana High School football team have been chosen for the WPIAL Class AAA Greater Allegheny Conference all-star team. [Read More]
Indians feel like winners despite loss Indians feel like winners despite loss
42 weeks ago -
BUTLER — The number of smiles and hugs was remarkable. It wasn’t as if a season had ended and that a handful of high school careers were over. [Read More]
High School Football Playoff Schedule High School Football Playoff Schedule
43 weeks ago -
A complete schedule of all playoff games scheduled in all divisions in WPIAL and PIAA Districts 5, 6, 8 and 9 this weekend in Western Pennsylvania. [Read More]
End Zone Extra: Weekend football preview End Zone Extra: Weekend football preview
43 weeks ago -
Here's a look ahead at the area teams in post-season matchups scheduled for Friday and Saturday: [Read More]
End Zone Extra: Tickets on sale for playoff games
43 weeks ago -
Tickets for the WPIAL Class AAA quarterfinal-round football playoff game between Indiana and Central Valley at Butler High School are on sale from today through 3 p.m. Friday in the Indiana High School main office. [Read More]
Area teams to meet familiar foes in district playoffs Area teams to meet familiar foes in district playoffs
43 weeks ago -
Indiana to play at Butler; Bobcats to open at home; Wildcats and Comets get road games [Read More]
Indiana advances to face top seed Indiana advances to face top seed
43 weeks ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
There’s something about this team, on that field. Indiana is at its best when it’s at home, and West Mifflin became the latest victim to attest to that. [Read More]
Indiana routs West Mifflin in playoffs
44 weeks ago -
Jake Zilinskas rushed for 87 yards and three touchdowns, passed for another 123 yards, and No. 8 Indiana opened the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs with a resounding 42-12 win over West Mifflin, the ninth seed, on Friday at Andy Kuzneski Field. [Read More]
Indiana excited to open WPIAL playoffs Indiana excited to open WPIAL playoffs
44 weeks ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
There are some teams that have more talent than Indiana. And there are some with more experience. A handful of teams have a better winning tradition, while some other have better facilities. [Read More]
Pease wins football contest
44 weeks ago -
Mary Pease, of Indiana, won the ninth edition of the Gazette’s weekly football contest. [Read More]
Indiana gets home game to start WPIAL playoffs Indiana gets home game to start WPIAL playoffs
44 weeks ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
Indiana will open the playoffs at the best place imaginable: at home. [Read More]
CORRECTION
44 weeks ago -
The Gazette corrects factual errors as soon as they are brought to our attention. If you see an error or omission, call Eric Ebeling, executive editor, at extension 269. [Read More]
End Zone Extra Edition: Indiana's Connor Tshudy End Zone Extra Edition: Indiana's Connor Tshudy
44 weeks ago - - JAMES J. NESTOR
Indiana's Connor Tshudy on Indiana's win vs. Hollidaysburg on Oct. 24. [Read More]
End Zone Extra Edition: Mark Zilinskas End Zone Extra Edition: Mark Zilinskas
44 weeks ago - - JAMES J. NESTOR
Indiana head coach Mark Zilinskas on the team's win Hollidaysburg on Oct. 24. [Read More]
Unsung players usher Indiana into playoffs Unsung players usher Indiana into playoffs
44 weeks ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
HOLLIDAYSBURG — It was Indiana’s biggest, most important game of the year. So the players who were in supporting roles all season decided to take center stage. [Read More]
If Indians win, they're in playoffs If Indians win, they're in playoffs
45 weeks ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
Should Indiana lose to Hollidaysburg on Friday night, trying to comprehend the things that need to happen for the Indians to get to the WPIAL playoffs is enough to make you want to lay down and rest. [Read More]
Indiana drops season finale
45 weeks ago -
Indiana lost to unbeaten Hollidaysburg, 6-0, in the seventh-grade football team’s season finale. [Read More]
Stapleton brothers rewriting Indiana record books Stapleton brothers rewriting Indiana record books
45 weeks ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
Two months ago, Riley Stapleton made a bold prediction. It’s one a lot of opposing coaches probably won’t want to be made aware of. [Read More]
Indians let the good times roll Indians let the good times roll
45 weeks ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
Lost amid the records, the yardage, the scoring and the playoffs was one little detail Friday night that probably matters the most. [Read More]
Indiana to face familiar late-season foe Indiana to face familiar late-season foe
46 weeks ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
Maybe you’ve heard this one before: Indiana is about to take on Knoch in a late-season game and both teams need a win to enhance their WPIAL playoff hopes. [Read More]
Kucher wins football contest
46 weeks ago -
Bob Kucher, of Indiana, won the seventh edition of the Gazette’s weekly football contest. [Read More]
Indiana blanks Hempfield
46 weeks ago -
GREENSBURG — Indiana blanked Hempfield, 18-0, in an eighth-grade football game Wednesday. [Read More]
Indiana loses heartbreaker in OT
46 weeks ago -
MONROEVILLE — This one will hurt for a while. [Read More]
End Zone Extra Player of the Week: Riley Stapleton End Zone Extra Player of the Week: Riley Stapleton
47 weeks ago -
Riley Stapleton is shattering Indiana High School records. That's why he's been named this week's End Zone Extra Player of the Week. [Read More]
Indiana homecoming queen crowned Indiana homecoming queen crowned
47 weeks ago - - TERI ENCISO
Danielle Brocious, 17, was crowned the 2014 Indiana Area Senior High School Homecoming Queen by Emilea Cash, the 2013 queen. [Read More]
Indiana set for playoff push Indiana set for playoff push
47 weeks ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
Riley Stapleton got the record, and that was pretty cool. His team got the win, and that was even better. [Read More]
Zilinskas receives annual award Zilinskas receives annual award
47 weeks ago -
Jake Zilinskas (8) received the Scott Zellem Memorial Award, which is presented each year to the most valuable player in Indiana’s homecoming game. [Read More]
End Zone Extra Player of the Week: Jake Zilinskas End Zone Extra Player of the Week: Jake Zilinskas
48 weeks ago -
This week's End Zone Extra Player of the Week is Jake Zilinskas, No. 8, of Indiana High School. [Read More]
Indiana puts it all together Indiana puts it all together
48 weeks ago -
GREENSBURG — There are big wins, and then there are really big wins. [Read More]
Zilinskas leads Indiana to victory
49 weeks ago -
GREENSBURG — Jacob Zilinskas passed for 197 yards and four touchdowns, ran for a score and also intercepted two passes on defense to lead Indiana to a 35-14 win over Greensburg Salem on Friday in a WPIAL Class AAA Greater Allegheny Conference game at Offut Field. [Read More]
Mistakes, blown call cost Indiana
49 weeks ago -
MURRYSVILLE — Taking on the tradition-rich Franklin Regional Panthers was a big enough task for the Indiana Indians. [Read More]
Indiana gets back in rhythm Indiana gets back in rhythm
50 weeks ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
Like a lot of other football coaches, Mark Zilinskas is incredibly superstitious. When something works, he sticks with it because you never really know what will influence the outcome of a game. [Read More]
IHS, coach ready to get back to work IHS, coach ready to get back to work
51 weeks ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
Mark Zilinskas has a lot on his mind these days. His heart, too. [Read More]
Hampton knocks IHS back to earth
51 weeks ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
ALLISON PARK — Last week was all about the celebration. This week was all about the frustration. [Read More]
Indiana falls at Hampton, 31-6
52 weeks ago -
ALLISON PARK — Host Hampton outgained Indiana 300-168, and the Talbots rolled to a 31-6 win over the mistake-plagued Indians on Friday night in a WPIAL Greater Allegheny Conference game at Fridley Field. [Read More]
Out of this World: Indians rally to beat Mars Out of this World: Indians rally to beat Mars
52 weeks ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
Nobody saw this coming. And if you say you did, you’re a liar. [Read More]
Indiana rallies to upset Mars Indiana rallies to upset Mars
53 weeks ago -
Riley Stapleton caught a 24-yard pass from Jacob Zilinskas with 4:16 left to play, and Indiana opened the season with a 29-26 upset of Mars in a WPIAL Greater Allegheny Conference game at Andy Kuzneski Field. [Read More]
Indiana won't get learning curve in opener Indiana won't get learning curve in opener
53 weeks ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
We’re about to see just how much optimism matters when building a young football team. Indiana coach Mark Zilinskas feels good about the team he has put together in the past few weeks. And the players are upbeat about the expectations the veteran coach has heaped upon them. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Sixteen from area to play in Lantzy game
65 weeks ago -
JOHNSTOWN — Sixteen football players from the nine Heritage Conference schools will participate in the 44th annual Ken Lantzy Finest 40 All-Star Game. [Read More]

2015Roster

 Indiana-Coach-01

Head Coach: Mark Zilinskas

Assistant coach: Donald Bowers
Assistant Coach: Eric Brocious
Assistant Coach: John Chakrot
Assistant Coach: Bill Waryck
Volunteer Coach: Adam Chakot
Volunteer Coach: Bill Martin
Volunteer Coach: Jeremy Risinger
Volunteer Coach: Gene Bicego
Volunteer Coach: Dave Moore 

 

 

 Indiana FB-01

#1 Chad Truman

Junior
 

Height: 5'10"

Weight: 165

 
Position: WR/DB

 

 

 Indiana FB-02

#2 Reed Harkleroad

Junior
 

Height: 6'1"

Weight: 210

 
Position: RB/LB

 

 Indiana FB-03

#3 Dylan Stapleton

Senior
 

Height: 6'5"

Weight: 205

 
Position: WR/DB

 

 Indiana FB-04

#4 Luke Thomas

Freshman
 

Height: 6'1"

Weight: 180

 
Position: Q/LB

 

 Indiana FB-05

#5 Mikail Bajwa

Freshman
 

Height: 5'11"

Weight: 160

 
Position: RB/LB

 

 Indiana FB-06

#6 Brett Brice

Senior
 

Height: 6'0"

Weight: 185

 
Position: WR/LB

 

 Indiana FB-07

#7 Brayden Lorelli

Junior
 

Height: 5'10"

Weight: 170

 
Position: RB/DB

 

 Indiana FB-08

#8 Jacob Zilinskas

Senior
 

Height: 6'2"

Weight: 200

 
Position: Q/DB

 

 Indiana FB-09

#9 Thomas Arbuckle

Sophomore
 

Height: 5'10"

Weight: 145

 
Position: WR/DB

 

 

#11 Ryan Hoff

Junior
 

Height: 6'2"

Weight: 180

 
Position: WR/DB

 

 Indiana FB-12

#12 Trajan Jones

Sophomore
 

Height: 6'2"

Weight: 210

 
Position: RB/DL

 

 Indiana FB-13

#13 Danyal Bajwa

Junior
 

Height: 5'11"

Weight: 160

 
Position: WR/DB

 

 Indiana FB-15

#15 David McElravy

Freshman
 

Height: 5'8"

Weight: 165

 
Position: RB/LB

 

 Indiana FB-16

#16 Jeremy Adamson

Sophomore
 

Height: 5'10"

Weight: 155

 
Position: RB/DB

 

 Indiana FB-17

#17 Jacob Kovalchick

Junior
 

Height: 5'11"

Weight: 195

 
Position: RB/LB

 

 Indiana FB-18

#18 Nicholas Kucinski

Senior
 

Height: 5'11"

Weight: 175

 
Position: RB/LB

 

 Indiana FB-19

#19 Jacob Clark

Junior
 

Height: 6'1"

Weight: 195

 
Position: RB/LB

 

 Indiana FB-21

#21 Benjamin Snyder

Senior
 

Height: 5'9"

Weight: 165

 
Position: RB/DB

 

 Indiana FB-22

#22 Braedon Sheesley

Sophomore
 

Height: 5'10"

Weight: 165

 
Position: RB/DB

 

 Indiana FB-23

#23 Daniel Millen

Sophomore
 

Height: 5'10"

Weight: 135

 
Position: WR/DB

 

 Indiana FB-24

#24 Axel Kovalchick

Freshman
 

Height: 5'10"

Weight: 175

 
Position: RB/LB

 

 

#25 Leon Cooksey

 Junior

Height: 5'10"

Weight: 170

 
Position: RB/LB

 

 Indiana FB-28

#28 Brandon Dunseath

Sophomore
 

Height: 6'0"

Weight: 160

 
Position: WR/DB

 

 Indiana FB-36

#36 Nathan Cribbs

Junior
 

Height: 6'0"

Weight: 170

 
Position: RB/LB

 

 Indiana FB-40

#40 Mohamed Sissoko

Sophomore
 

Height: 6'3"

Weight: 175

 
Position: WR/DL

 

 Indiana FB-42

#42 Connor Tshudy

Junior
 

Height: 5'10"

Weight: 215

 
Position: RB/DL

 

 Indiana FB-44

#44 Joseph McCracken

Freshman
 

Height: 5'10"

Weight: 175

 
Position: RB/LB

 

 Indiana FB-50

#50 John Hilditch 

Senior
 

Height: 6'0"

Weight: 220

 
Position: OL/DL

 

 

 Indiana FB-51

#51 Izaak Gray

Senior
 

Height: 6'2"

Weight: 235

 
Position: OL/DL

 Indiana FB-52

#52 Isaac Decker

Sophomore 

Height: 6'0"

Weight: 225

 
Position: OL/DL

 

 Indiana FB-53

#53 Benjamin Bianco

Sophomore
 

Height: 6'0"

Weight: 200

 
Position: OL/DL

 

 Indiana FB-54

#54 Brant Newman

Sophomore
 

Height: 6'1"

Weight: 180

 
Position: OL/DL

 

 Indiana FB-55

#55 Malcolm Sadler

Freshman
 

Height: 5'10"

Weight: 185

 
Position: OL/DL

 

 Indiana FB-56

#56 Cameron Richards

Junior
 

Height: 6'0"

Weight: 215

 
Position: OL/DL

 

 Indiana FB-57

#57 Ryan Palmer

Senior
 

Height: 6'1"

Weight: 210

 
Position: OL/DL

 

 Indiana FB-58

#58 Chad Fritz

Senior
 

Height: 6'0"

Weight: 220

 
Position: OL/DL

 

 Indiana FB-60

#60 Alex Donahue

Sophomore
 

Height: 6'2"

Weight: 195

 
Position: OL/LB

 

 Indiana FB-61

#61 James Decker

Senior
 

Height: 6'0"

Weight: 215

 
Position: OL/DL

 

 Indiana FB-62

#62 William Stancombe

Junior


Height: 6'0"

Weight: 200

 
Position: OL/DL

 

 Indiana FB-63

#63 Zachary Linder

Junior
 

Height: 6'3"

Weight: 215

 
Position: OL/DL

 

 Indiana FB-66

#66 Thomas Zolocsik

Senior
 

Height: 5'10"

Weight: 205

 
Position: OL/DL

 

 Indiana FB-67

#67 Joel Santaro

Senior
 

Height: 5'11"

Weight: 190

 
Position: OL/DL

 

 Indiana FB-69

#69 Brent Johnson

Sophomore
 

Height: 5'10"

Weight: 215

 
Position: OL/DL

 

 Indiana FB-72

#72 Keaton Libengood

Junior
 

Height: 5'10"

Weight: 170

 
Position: OL/LB

 

 Indiana FB-73

#73 Liam McDaniel

Freshman
 

Height: 6'2"

Weight: 230

 
Position: OL/DL

 

 Indiana FB-75

#75 Ryan Wilson

Junior
 

Height: 6'0

Weight: 235

 
Position: OL/DL

 

 Indiana FB-88

#88 Nicholas Stauffer

Junior
 

Height: 6'0"

Weight: 210

 
Position: WR/LB

 

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