2021 Week 2 (Pennsylvania & New York)
This week went mostly to plan. A trip up to Clymer, New York after just being there twice in the spring was a highlight of the week. Also, getting a chance to see New Brighton play after my camera issues at the game last fall. Also, I had planned for two games that for different reasons fell through. Continue reading “2021 Week 2 (Pennsylvania & New York)”
2020 Week 8 (Ohio & Pennsylvania)
Things had gotten a little more relaxed this week. For one, Pennsylvania had relaxed their stringent restrictions on attendance. Which made the old 250 limit no more. It was nice being at a game in PA with what could be called a ‘crowd’ for a game. But, with all the restrictions, I didn’t look for much of the Pennsylvania games earlier in the week. Continue reading “2020 Week 8 (Ohio & Pennsylvania)”
2018 Week 11 (New York & Pennsylvania)
The week started with a rescheduled game. After the shocking attack on a synagogue in Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh City League postponed their championship game originally scheduled for that Saturday afternoon. It was instead postponed until Tuesday night and before a raucous crowd was played at Cupples Stadium on the south side.
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2018 Week 2 (Pennsylvania)
Week 2 was definitely a road trip. Thursday night included a nearly three hour jaunt to southeastern Ohio and the Noble County Fair. The Caldwell Redskins play full-time at the Noble County Fairgrounds. However, during the annual fair, if they have a home game that weekend, it’s played on Thursday night and becomes a marquee event of the fair.
Similar to how Clarion County (PA) handles the Autumn Leaf Festival, however in order to attend the game you must pay to enter the fair. Admission to the stadium itself is then free. This $9 charge may seem a bit much for a high school game, but you do have an entire fair to check out before or after the game.
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