College Football

Head Coach Rick Novak Picks Up First Coaching Victory MANSFIELD – Mansfield’s defense forced five turnovers including four interceptions to lead the Mountaineers to a 27-0 win over Post University on Senior Day Saturday afternoon at Karl Van Norman Field. The win was the first for head coach Rick Novak. “It was a great win for our seniors,” said Novak. “I’m so proud of those 11 young men who have been the heart and soul …

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Time runs out on MU football on Homecoming Loss MANSFIELD – Adam Hutchison connected with D.J. McLean with seven seconds remaining to cut the deficit to 19-13 but time ran out on Mansfield as visiting Franklin Pierce came away with the CSFL win on Homecoming at Karl Van Norman Field. Saturday marked the culmination of Mansfield’s 125th Anniversary of Football Celebration with dozens of Mountaineer football alumni representing all decades back to the 50s returning …

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McLean Catches 48-Yard TD Pass but Cornell Wins, 30-12 Mansfield freshman D.J. McLean, scored on a 48-yard touchdown pass from Adam Hutchison but it wouldn’t be enough as Mansfield dropped a 30-12 decision to Cornell in the 15th Annual Josh Palmer Pigskin Classic Saturday afternoon at Karl Van Norman Field. Cornell used a grinding ground attack led by running back Evan Ball’s game-high 134 yards while quarterback Robert Pannullo completed 11-18 passes for 125 yards …

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Penn Capitalizes on Mansfield Turnover to Pulls Away in Second Half MANSFIELD – D.J. Mclean Jr. caught a 24-yard touchdown pass from Adam Hutchison early in the third quarter to pull Mansfield to 10-7 but Penn scored the final three touchdowns of the game to post a 31-7 win over the Mountaineers in the opening game of the CSFL season for both teams Saturday night at Karl Van Norman Field. Playing on a warm-humid night …

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Do you have what it takes to compete at the next level? The transition from high school to college athletics is an incredibly difficult task. There is not one, simple way to do it. Here on Making the Cut, we have spoken with recruited players, preferred walk-ons, and walk-ons. Today, we met with someone who is currently in the process of making the cut through prep school. Kieron Smethers attended East Coast Prep in Great …

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Do you have what it takes to compete at the next level? There are over 1 million high school football players in the United States. However, only 6.5% will go on to play at a collegiate level. On today’s edition of Making the Cut, Drew Patrick has the pleasure of speaking with former Penn State Nittany Lion player, Russ Manney. Manney graduated from Wellsboro High School in 1996 and would go on to play at …

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Freshman Aren Harris Sets School Single-Season Rushing Record. MANSFIELD – Mansfield rolled up a season-high 362 yards, Aren Harris rushed for 106-yards and a touchdown to break the school sprint football season rushing record and Damarkus Jones picked off two passes to lead Mansfield to a 27-0 win over Post University in a CSFL contest on Senior Day at Karl Van Norman Field Saturday afternoon. Seniors Alex Bertolasio, Joe Bucek, John Capwell, Jarell Gibbs, Sean …

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Head Coach James Franklin has started a new tradition at Penn State in honor of National Letter of Intent Day. A day that he says is like a holiday for him. Coach Franklin hosted “The Signature Event” to celebrate this year’s recruiting class in the Bryce Jordan Center.

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The Mansfield Tigers hosted the Northeast Bradford Panthers Friday night. Mansfield having already clinched a district playoff birth, is trying to improve their district seeding and stay in the hunt for the NTL playoffs.

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