The Troy Trojans came into last night's game with the Hornets looking to improve their record to 4-2 on the 2007 season. Cameron Jones and Colton Acorn, however, had other plans. On the first play of the game, the dynamic duo hooked up on a long bomb to put the Hornets up 6-0 with only a handful of time ticking off the clock.
Since 2003, members of the Varsity team have visited the Green Home to spend time with the surrounding Wellsboro community. While taking time away from school, team members spent the entire afternoon with the memebers of Wellsboro's Green Home to simply "hang out." According to Senior Captain Chris Copp, "It was nice to get out and spend time with people that don't think they matter anymore."
You've seen them play football, but can they serve pizza? Find out and enjoy your favorite pizza at Pizza Hut on Tuesday, October 9 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Members of the varsity team will be your "celebrity servers," and all tips and donations will go directly to the program. To take part in the event, please see a member of the football team to purchase special coupons good for that night.
The Wellsboro JV team faced the Towanda Black Knights in front of their first home crowd of the season. Things started out rough for the Hornets, as the Knights were able to shutout the Hornets at the half, 20-0. However, the Hornets were able to start moving the ball in the second half, and were able to put points on the board with less than a minute remaining in the game. On that scoring drive, Freshman Quarterback Nick Saniga connected several times with Sophomore Wide Receiver Nathan Bair and marched down the field. The final score of the game was Towanda 34, Wellsboro 8. The JV team will be in action next Monday night as they travel to Troy to face the Trojans.
The Canton Warriors won their "Homecoming" game on Saturday, September 29 and improved their record to 4-1 on the year. The Warriors were able to beat their old teammate Bryce Weaver and his new team, the North Penn Panthers at Alparon Park over the weekend.
Friday night's game against Towanda was a hard fought contest for the Hornets. On Towanda's first offensive play, Jake Lamphere connected with R.J. Baker to give the Black Knights an early 7-0 lead. After a lightning delay, the Hornets marched downfield as Cameron Jones connected with Colton Acorn to even the score at 7-7.
The Wellsboro Hornets hosted the Sayre Redskins in a week 4 NTL matchup. From the opening kickoff, the Hornets took it to the Redskins both offensively and defensively. Offensively, Wellsboro's junior backfield of Pat Driebelbies, Steve Mengee, and Jake Coolidge put up more than 300 yards rushing on the evening. The Wellsboro defense also played outstanding, as Colton Acorn returned a Chris Copp forced fumble for a touchdown.
This week's game against Sayre will be "Small Fry Night." At halftime of the Varsity game, the Small Fry Program will play in front of their first large home crowd. Be sure to come out and support the Small Fry program, and cheer the Hornets onto victory.
The Sayre JV Game scheduled for Monday, September 24 is back on schedule. The bus will leave from the Middle School at 3:30 p.m.
The Sayre JV Game scheduled for Monday, September 24 has been canceled due to Sayre's lack of players. Both Varsity and JV will have a regular Monday practice.