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    Forever Frankford

    Frankford football has been around forever, and the Pioneers’ stadium shows it.

    Moving on up

    Frankford sophomore QB Mikey Morell leads Pioneers to 20-13 win over Central.

    On Friday afternoon, one of the best quarterbacks in Frankford football history took in his alma mater’s division game against Central on the sideline as a spectator. Tim DiGiorgio had to like what he saw from one of the youngest signal callers the hallowed program has ever seen.

    Frankford tops Fels in Public League bout

    Football is unlike any other team sport because there are so few games on the schedule. Each one is a separate entity with its own individual story line.

    Miller lands in Eagles’ nest after Frankford transfer

    Isn’t it funny how things sometimes work out?

    Thrice as nice?

    A returning roster full of youth and uncertainty hasn’t diminshed Frankford’s hunger for football glory.

    If Will Doggett is fretting over the fact that his returning Frankford Pioneers football team is largely young and inexperienced, then he’s doing a fantastic job of masking it.

    Thanksgiving football preview: Fels vs. Frankford

    If the game had been scheduled a week earlier, all bets were off as to whether or not Frankford’s football players would be motivated enough to put forth a 48-minute effort.

    A battle for the ages

    In the original Rocky film, the titular hero fights as a beloved underdog, heading into a heavyweight bout with the much more powerful Apollo Creed that nobody gives Rocky Balboa much of a chance to win.

    Panther Pride

    Regardless of the sport, many athletes ask about their statistics after a game.

    Pioneer punch

    For Frankford football, three lopsided non-league losses to open the 2013 campaign now seem like ancient history.

    Frankford ‘happy getting back to the Pub’

    After a rough, uncharacteristic 0-3 start, the Pioneers got back to business in steamrolling Northeast last Friday.

    Asked what would be of most importance heading into Friday night’s game at Northeast High School, Frankford senior quarterback Marquise Poston responded with a snappy answer to an arguably stupid question.

    High School Football Round-Up: Week 3

    Outlook: The Railsplitters have sandwiched the season’s only win (a 6-2 victory in Week 2 over Overbrook) around two ugly losses, first a 47-21 defeat at Truman to open the year followed by last week’s 31-0 shutout at the hands of Upper Dublin. Lincoln hasn’t seen much develop in its rushing attack (LeRon Strothers leads the way with 56 yards on 20 carries), but QB Devon Thompkins has shown signs of improvement in taking over for the graduated Miguel Sanchez. Though he’s thrown only one TD pass so far, Thompkins has completed 28 of 60 passes for 306 yards, and is developing a nice chemistry with Ryan transfer Travon Williams, who has caught half of Thompkins’ passes for 164 yards. Head coach Ed McGettigan’s team will continue trying to get better when it opens up Class AAAA Silver Division play at South Philadelphia; after two defeats to open their season, the Rams responded last week with a 33-14 win over Valley Forge Military Academy.

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    Sometimes it’s difficult to find a silver lining in defeat.

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