Countdown to Kickoff: 20 Games to Watch

20 Games to Watch This Season

Friday night

Souderton at Neshaminy, 7 p.m.

The Redskins eked out a 21-19 victory last season.



West Catholic vs. Roman Catholic, at Maxwell Field in Wildwood, N.J., 12 p.m.

Roman leads the Jersey Shore series, 6-4. The Cahillites prevailed, 23-14, last year.



North Penn vs. La Salle, at Plymouth Whitemarsh, 6 p.m.

Can Knights gain revenge for losing twice to the Explorers last year?



Downingtown East at Allentown Central Catholic, 7 p.m.

Drew Harris begins a probable 2,000-yard rushing season.



Archbishop Wood vs. Pittsburgh Central Catholic, at Gateway, 2 p.m.

Wood is No. 48 in one national poll; Central Catholic is No. 27.


Sept. 10

West Catholic vs. Archbishop Wood, at William Tennent, 7 p.m.

Class AA juggernaut takes on Class AAA powerhouse.


Sept. 16

West Catholic vs. La Salle, at Springfield-Montco, 7 p.m.

The Burrs fell short, 14-7, last year at Widener University.


Sept. 23

Frankford at Northeast, 6:30 p.m.

New boss Will Doggett and the Pioneers take on defending Pub champs.


Sept. 23

Coatesville at Downingtown East, 7 p.m.

Behind Drew Harris, the Cougars won, 21-14, last year.


Oct. 1

La Salle at Roman Catholic, at Northeast, 7 p.m.

William Fuller, Marcus Kelly, and Taishan Tucker are among Roman's skill-position threats.


Oct. 7

Spring-Ford at Boyertown, 7 p.m.

The Rams and Bears are considered the top contenders for PAC-10 crown.


Oct. 8

Coatesville at Bishop Shanahan, 1 p.m.

North Carolina State commit Manny Stocker vs. 2,137-yard passer Ryan Egolf.


Oct. 14

Northeast at George Washington, 3 p.m.

Rising defensive end Justin Moody and the Eagles are out for revenge.


Oct. 14

Neshaminy at Council Rock South, 7 p.m.

This will be a hard-hitting Suburban One League National Conference showdown.


Oct. 14

Strath Haven at Ridley, 7 p.m.

The Panthers and Green Raiders figure to be at the top of the Central League heap.


Oct. 21

Souderton at North Penn, 7:30 p.m.

Many think this is the year Indians will knock off the Knights.


Oct. 28

St. Joseph's Prep vs. La Salle, at Plymouth Whitemarsh, 7 p.m.

Two quality QBs, Skyler Mornhinweg and Matt Magarity, light up the airways.


Nov. 4

Haverford School at Malvern Prep, 7 p.m.

The Fords are defending Inter-Ac titlists; Malvern has a stellar offensive line.


Nov. 4

Neshaminy at Pennsbury, 7 p.m.

The Bucks County Brawl is tied, 36-36-7. The Redskins won, 35-14, in 2010.


Nov. 4

Norristown at Plymouth Whitemarsh, 7 p.m.

The Suburban One League American Conference crown could be on the line.


-Rick O'Brien

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