Football

Heartbreaking loss to Line Mountain caps 10-1 season by Ed Weaver – November 6, 2017 A week after the Hornets capped an undefeated regular season, the Wellsboro Football team’s season came to an end in a 14-13 heartbreaking loss to Line Mountain on Friday, November 3 in the first round of the District IV Class AA playoffs. The last time Wellsboro and Line Mountain played was 1995, at Wellsboro, with Line Mountain pulling off the …

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Wellsboro caps undefeated regular season with rivalry victory by Ed Weaver – October 30, 2017 When head coach Matt Hildebrand joined the football coaching staff in 2007, fresh out of Mansfield University, Wellsboro was coming off a 4-6 season and finished 5-5. A decade later, Hildebrand completed his third undefeated regular season in five years as head coach with a 36-7 win over rival North Penn-Mansfield on Friday, October 27. The win was also the …

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Undefeated Hornets take on the 6-3 Panthers by Ed Weaver – October 26, 2017 The evening of Friday, October 27, 2017 will set the stage for a dramatic showdown: the highly anticipated rivalry football game between Wellsboro High School and North Penn-Mansfield. This year, the Hornets will meet the Panthers at Island Park in Blossburg, the Panthers’ home field, to determine who will walk away with Morton F. Jones Memorial Trophy. This trophy has been …

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Big second half pushes North Penn past Troy, 36-15 Senior Brendan Hill had a career night as he rushed for 279 yards and two touchdowns as the North Penn-Mansfield Panthers topped Troy, 36-15 on Friday, October 20. “The line did great and opened up holes,” Hill said afterwards. “We had a lot of penalties which hurt us a lot, but I think brought us together as a team and that’s by far the best we’ve …

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