Information about the Wellsboro Gridders Club annual fundraisers is now available. The Gridders Club is selling calendars and Mr. Sticky's sticky buns. Click the link for more information. If you have questions, please contact Gridders Club President Carolyn Keltz at (570) 724-2203 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Wellsboro offense struggled for the second consecutive week, and eventually fell to Athens, 43-0. Athens' Colin Eby threw for two scores and ran for another to lead the Wildcats. Eby completed all five of his pass attempts for 72 yards and two touchdowns and scored on his only rushing attempt. Lesser gained 100 yards on 12 carries. Casey Shiposh took over when Lesser sat down, carrying 13 times for 90 yards.
The Wellsboro Middle School team picked up its first win Wednesday night at Cowanesque Valley as they defeated the Indians,12-8. Levi Mack and Wyatt Covert ran the ball well, and Dylan Prough ran the option effectively. Prough threw two touchdown passes, one to Levi Mack and one to Mike Pietropola.
Game pictures from Wellsboro's Junior Varsity game with Sayre are now available. Click the link to view the gallery.
With tonight's game cancellation, the Wellsboro JV team will be in action next Monday night against Athens. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:00 p.m.
Game pictures from last Friday's game with Towanda are now available. Click the link to view the gallery.
After six weeks of the 2009 season, Athens and Towanda are the only teams with undefeated records in the NTL Large School Division. Athens defeated Troy 7-0 to improve to 2-0 in the league and 4-2 overall.
Game stats from last night's contest with Towanda are now available and new Varsity Football records* have been set and/or tied. With his performance, Cody Dilly is now in the record books. Dilly punted 8 times for 243 total yards (30.4 average).
On a wet and rainy night, the Towanda Black Knights defeated the Wellsboro Hornets 40-7, improving to 6-0 and dropping the Hornets to 1-5 on the year. Towanda went up 14-0 in the first half, as Dakota Roof scored on runs of 24 and two yards.
The Wellsboro JV team was shutout on Monday night 54-0 by the Sayre Redskins. Wellsboro struggled on both sides of the ball to be consistent. The Wellsboro defense had Sayre stopped and in third-and-long situations on numerous occasions, only to give up a big a big play on the next snap.
The Middle School team lost at home to Troy on Wednesday by a score of 24-0. The team fell behind early, but continued to play hard throughout the entire game. Dylan Prough hooked up with Mike Pietropola and Levi Mack on several long passes, but struggled to score in the red zone. The team looks to bounce back next week at Cowanesque Valley.
Friday night's game with Towanda, originally scheduled for Homecoming, will be a regular game. Homecoming will take place on Friday, October 23 against Canton. WellsboroFootball.com would like to apologize for any inconvenience.
Junior Running Back Ryan Moss put his name in the Wellsboro Varsity Football Record Books* for the second time in the 2009 season. Moss returned four kickoffs against Sayre for a total of 128 yards, ranking him first All-Time for Kick Return Yards in a single game.
Game stats from Wellsboro's week 5 game with Sayre are now available. Click the link to view the boxscore.