Despite an early lead, the Cougars lost to cross-town rival Cherry Hill West in their 28th setback in a row.
Besides tough competition from Olympic Conference foes, the Panthers will face powerful programs such as St. Augustine Prep, Gill St. Bernard's, Patrick School, Westtown (Pa.) and Imhotep Charter.
Northeast football coach Phil Gormley challenged senior running back Daniel Scott to find the end zone, so he obliged.
In his final game with Timber Creek, Devin Leary - wearing his Little League No. 5 - threw three touchdown passes and even caught a TD as well.
Over the years football helmets made by Riddell and Schutt have improved how they protect players from concussions. But an investigation of public high schools in and around Philly show that there’s still work to be done.
Camden earned the bragging rights with an 8-6 win in the rivalry game, but Woodrow Wilson still has another game on the docket in the South Jersey Group 3 championship.
Hatboro-Horsham gained payback for a 41-40 loss to Suburban One League American Conference foe Upper Moreland.
Unionville's last District 1 football championship came in 1994, when the Indians defeated Methacton, 28-24.
Senior quarterback Matt Lajoie threw three touchdown passes and senior linebacker Zach Cole led the defense.
Highlights of South Jersey Thanksgiving Day football.
Senior Tyrell Lewis scored his first career TD and juniors Monte Williams and Naiem Simmons made big plays as the Lions beat the cross-town Cougars for the fifth year in a row.
Highlights from Wednesday's sports in South Jersey.
In a Thanksgiving Day series that dates to 1892, Northeast has a 59-52-10 advantage on Central.
Southeastern Pa. football statisical leaders through games of Nov. 18.