On July 21, there are only 35 days separating fans and the start of the 2018 high school football season in the Lackawanna Football Conference.

Just as we did ON THE BLOG with the Lackawanna Track Conference in the spring, we will begin to get things going a little early.

For scheduling purposes, here is what is on tap in the coming weeks:

 

 

  • LFC MEDIA DAY: July 31, Regal Room in Olyphant, noon

 

 

  • AROUND THE CAMPS: August 6

 

 

WEEK 1

 

 

 

MONDAY — Aug. 6
Dunmore
Lakeland
Scranton

 

 

 

The Dunmore Bucks celebrate their win over Ligonier Valley at Hersheypark Stadium during the PIAA Class 2A quarterfinal in Hershey, Pa., on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017. Jake Danna Stevens / Staff Photographer

 

 

 


 

 

 

TUESDAY — Aug. 7
North Pocono
Delaware Valley

 

 

 

North Poconos Donny Blaine and JC Gaughan.

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY — Aug. 8
Lackawanna Trail
Susquehanna

 

 

 

Lackawanna Trail QB Nathan Rolka.

 

 

 


 

 

 

THURSDAY — Aug. 9
Valley View
Holy Cross
Old Forge

 

 

 

Valley View
2017 District 2 Class 4A Champions

 

 

 


 

 

 

FRIDAY — Aug. 10

Mid Valley
West Scranton

 

 

 

Mid Valley’s Joe Chylak.

 

 

 


 

 

 

WEEK 2

 

 

 

MONDAY — Aug. 13

Abington Heights
Riverside
Scranton Prep

 

 

 

Scranton Prep’s Leo O’Boyle.

 

 

 


 

 

 

TUESDAY — Aug. 14
Honesdale
Wallenpaupack
Western Wayne

 

 

 

Western Wayne’s Zane Janisewski

 

 

 


 

 

 

WEDNESDAY — Aug. 15
Montrose
Carbondale Area

 

 

Carbondale Area’s Nick Vadella.

 

 

 


 

 

RECORD BOOK

 

 

 

To get things started, ON THE BLOG will also serve as a resource for the LFC season.

Here is a look at the definition of football in NEPA — Running the football.

 

 

 

Honesdale’s Shane Smith.

 

 

 

RUSHING

 

YARDS

 

Yards in Game:

 

390 – Shane Smith, Honesdale vs North Pocono, 10-19-03 (LFC)

 

 

390 — Derek Nunez, Montrose vs. Holy Cross, 9-29-2015 (LFC)

 

 

Montrose’s Derek Nunez.

 

 

Yards in Season:

 

2,666 — Brandon Yescavage, Old Forge, 2013 (LFC)

 

  • 2,669 – Terrin Ash, Honesdale, 1992 (Suburban Conference)
  • 2,233 — Jeremy Ransom, Riverside, 1997 (Big 11)

 

 

Yards in Career:

 

6,555 — Michael Perry, Dunmore, 2006-2009 (LFC)

 

  • 7,748 – Terrin Ash, Honesdale, 1991-94 (Suburban Conference)
  • 4,767 — Sean Fisher, Valley View, 1993-1996 (Big 11)

 

 

TOUCHDOWNS

 

 

Touchdowns in Game:

 

7 — Frankie Colletta – Delaware Valley vs Scranton Prep, 9-30-05 (LFC)

 

  • 7 – George Uebler, Wallenpaupack vs Montrose, 11-1-80 (Suburban Conference)
  • 7 — Damon Verton, Western Wayne vs Delaware Valley, 10-8-94 (Suburban Conference)
  • 7 — Jason Reed, Susquehanna vs Carbondale, 10-15-95 (Suburban Conference)

 

 

 

 

Delaware Valley’s Frankie Colletta vs. Scranton Prep in 2005.

 

 


Touchdowns in Career:

 

89 — Michael Perry, Dunmore, 2006-2009 (LFC)

 

  • 104 – Terrin Ash, Honesdale, 1991-94 (Suburban Conference)

 

 

 

Dunmore’s Michael Perry

 

 

 

Touchdowns in Season:

 

44 — Brandon Yescavage, Old Forge, 2013 (LFC)

 

 

 

Old Forge’s Brandon Yescavage.

 

 

 

CAREER RUSHING LEADERS (LFC HISTORY)

 

 

Michael Perry

Dunmore, 2006-09

6,555

Jake McCarthy

Scranton, 2011-14

6,080

Daiqwon Buckley

Dunmore, 2010-13

6,073

Joe DeFebo

Wallenpaupack 2006-09

5,457

Frankie Colletta

Delaware Valley, 2002-05

5,261

Richard Jackson

Lacka. Trail 1998-2000

4,546

Brett Trichilo

Dunmore, 1997-2000

4,524

Joe Klebon

Riverside, 2006-08

4,244

Zach Lasavage

Carb. Area, 2002-05

4,185

Sean Madden

Bishop O’Hara, 2002-05

4,121

Paul Gallagher

Abington Hts 2007-10

4074

 

 

 

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