2019 Coverage

PURCHASE LINE — The Purchase Line Red Dragons will take on the Portage Mustangs on Friday in the District 6 1A quarterfinals, but they might have to do it without one of their own horses.

PURCHASE LINE — A week after scoring a season-high 64 points, the Purchase Line’s offense was held to just one touchdown Friday night.

SALTSBURG — For the second consecutive year, Purchase Line’s offense piled up plenty of points against the Saltsburg defense.

BLAIRSVILLE — Purchase Line center Matt Gooderham called them powers and skins, but they landed more like jabs, uppercuts and haymakers.

PURCHASE LINE — With Purchase Line smarting from back-to-back close losses, one could understand if the Red Dragons might be doubting themselves. One could also understand why coach Matt Falisec’s team might feel like its back was against the wall.

JOHNSTOWN — The playoffs were in sight for the Purchase Line High School football team, and not even a little mud in their eyes — or a lot of mud on their uniforms — was going to keep the Red Dragons from realizing their vision.

PURCHASE LINE —  Saltsburg came into Friday night’s Heritage Conference game against Purchase Line at Barry T. Madill Field riding high. Following a stretch in which they had won two of three games, including an upset win last week over West Shamokin, the Trojans had finally begun to make a …

PURCHASE LINE — It took nearly four hours, six lead changes and six overtimes for Penns Manor coach Bill Packer to finally secure his 100th career coaching victory.

LIGONIER — It was a record-setting night for Ligonier Valley’s dynamic senior quarterback/wide receiver duo of John Caldwell and Aaron Tutino.

PURCHASE LINE — The Purchase Line Red Dragons pulled off an unusual feat Friday night. One might even say it was timeless, even unbelievable.

NORTHERN CAMBRIA — Northern Cambria is walking with the carriage of an elite through the first month of the high school football season.