JASON VOSHESKI is seeing tangible proof of the goals he envisioned for the Academy Park football program when he took over in 2005. For one, the Knights, who experienced their first winning season since 2001 last year when they went 7-5, have a feeder program, something they have not had since 1999. Another is that the success of the football program is generating more interest in the sport at Academy Park, which had 66 kids come out this year.
Joe Santoliquito: The clock is winding down. There is a long stretch of field Penncrest has to cross to win. It's no time for nerves to rattle your thoughts. In the last 2 years, that has been Matt Atkinson's time.
During the pressure cooker portion of the Elite 11 semifinals, when quarterbacks have two minutes to move the ball 60 yards, Archbishop Wood's Anthony Russo closed with a 50-yard touchdown pass.