2019 Coverage:

ALEXANDRIA — Greg Page’s youthful Homer-Center High School football team learned a hard lesson in the District 6 Class 1A quarterfinals on Saturday night.

HOMER CITY — When Homer-Center and Northern Cambria were tasked with taking each other on in the first round of the playoffs, both teams felt a sense of relief knowing they’d be matching up with a familiar opponent.

BLAIRSVILLE — The Blairsville Bobcats left Ernie Widmar Field with the biggest upset of the 2019 Heritage Conference football season, coming back to beat the Homer-Center Wildcats, 22-21, on Friday night.

HOMER CITY — Saltsburg took the field Friday with the hopes of picking up a signature win for its on-the-rebound program. The Trojans hadn’t beaten Homer-Center in a while and were ready to do whatever they needed to take down the Wildcats on their home turf.

For the second time this season, United High School has canceled a varsity football game, this time its homecoming game Friday night against Homer-Center High School.

LIGONIER — Touted as one of the top Class 2A teams in the state and the overwhelming pick to win a fourth straight Heritage Conference title, big things are expected of the Ligonier Valley football team.

HOMER CITY — The Homer-Center Wildcats face playoff-caliber competition right out of the blocks to start the 2019 season.