It’s almost time for kickoff as the 2019 Pennsylvania high school football season begins next month.Last year four Tri-Valley League teams – Halifax (11-2), Upper Dauphin (9-2), Williams Valley (9-3) and Tri-Valley (9-4) – posted winning records.All four return some solid contributors from the previous season. That means fans should expect some exciting TVL action again this fall.Here’s a look at the five TVL games you don’t want to miss this fall. Games are listed in order of when they are played.Juniata at West PerryWhen: Friday, August 23 at 7 p.m.Buzz: After a disappointing 3-7 finish last season, Juniata would love nothing more than to trip up the talented Mustangs (8-4) in the 2019 opener. Juniata’s main focus will be slowing down All-State honoree Kenyon Johnson, who quarterbacks West Perry’s offense. The Mustangs’ electric signal caller threw for 1,050 yards and eight touchdowns while adding 1,180 yards and 20 scores on the ground … [Read more...] about 5 can’t miss Tri-Valley League football games in the 2019 season
Before the Steelers take a meaningful snap this September, more games of Madden will be played with them than they themselves will play all season. A weird conflation of perception of who is good and who is even better in Madden will follow. It’s the Plaxico Burress effect. Video game brain was real all along.Yet while we have to wait until at least Aug. 2 for JuJu Smith-Schuster to play as himself against himself on his YouTube channel (Note: This would actually be good content) Steelers were left to finding out how the talent evaluators at EA Sports rated them. They took these figures in decidedly different strides. We’ll run through each reaction that was tweeted, followed by the players’ given rating:Joe Haden, CBRating: 84Cameron Heyward, DLRating: 88Roosevelt Nix, FBRating: 70 Pittsburgh Steelers on PennLive.com Follow @Jacob_Klinger_ … [Read more...] about How Steelers reacted to their Madden 20 ratings
People love to bowl -- whether you’re good or bad, young or old, throwing strikes or throwing the ball into the gutter.It’s the perfect family outing. It’s a sport where you can have fun no matter how well you bowl.So where do people in central Pennsylvania like to throw strikes. We turned to our friends from Yelp. And they have provided us with the top 10 places to bowl according to Yelp users.The 10 bowling alleys on the list are in one of four counties: Dauphin, Cumberland, York and Lancaster counties. Yelp users have found their favorite bowling alley in different parts of the midstate: from the Harrisburg and Carlisle areas to the Mechanicsburg area and Lancaster and York counties. MethodologyThis is a list of the best bowling alleys in central Pennsylvania (Dauphin, Cumberland, York, Lancaster, Lebanon and Perry counties) ranked according to Yelp users. Yelp uses an algorithm that looks at the number of reviews and star rating for a business.10. Laser Alleys3905 … [Read more...] about These are the best bowling alleys in central Pa.
The Philadelphia Eagles report for training camp next week, which means it’s time to take a little bit of a deeper look forward.The Eagles appear to be in good shape this offseason after making some key moves this offseason, and the Super Bowl LII champions are going to be in the mix as one of the top contenders for Super Bowl LIV. Between now and training camp, we’re going to take a look at each position group and what 2019 might have in store. We started with quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, tight ends, the offensive line, the defensive line and linebackers. Today, it’s the cornerbacks.The cornerbacks: Ronald Darby Jalen Mills Avonte Maddox Rasul Douglas Sidney Jones Cre’Von LeBlanc Josh Hawkins Jeremiah McKinnon Jay Liggins Now, here’s a look at each player and the overall state of the position group.Ronald Darby There’s going to be a common theme with pretty much every player who is mentioned in this position group: Injuries. Ronald … [Read more...] about Philadelphia Eagles training camp breakdown: Cornerbacks
It’s a celebration house.Nestled on 1 Scenery Road in Pittsburgh sits a Center Hall Colonial that’s a monument to a World Series victory by the Pittsburgh Pirates.Bill “Deacon” McKechnie was the manager of the Pirates in 1925, the year the team defeated the Washington Senators to claim its second World Series title. To commemorate the occasion he had a grand house built in the borough of Wilkinsburg, just outside of Pittsburgh. It was the town McKechnie had grown up in. His family would live in the home until the 1970s. Now, that home is for sale. With an asking price of $398,000, the five bedroom gem is listed with realtor Christa Ross with Remax Select Realty. As of July 13, the house was pending sale.The house boasts three full and one half bathrooms as well as a sunroom, living room and family room. One of Ross’s favorite spaces, however, is the reading nook in the kitchen, complete with a window seat.“Whenever I’m in the house, I end up … [Read more...] about Pittsburgh Pirates legend’s home is for sale for under $400K