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Olympians make splash at passing scrimmage

The varsity, junior varsity and freshman football players attended the Northern Lehigh Passing Scrimmage Wednesday, July 30, 2008 in Slatington. CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS. Equipment assignments were the next day. Tamaqua will be here before we know it!  

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History

The Olympians posted an impressive 42-14 win over the Northern Lehigh Bulldogs last Saturday night in the first round of the District XI AA playoffs (pictures coming to site soon). It was the first post season victory in school history … Continue reading

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Marian photo gallery posted

Photos of the latest Jim Thorpe victory – the shutout of Marian, in case you missed the news – are here. Remember, all photo reprint purchases benefit the Touchdown Club! Thanks to Mr. Lesisko for taking the pics!

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Freshman Team Shuts Down Colts

The Olympian Freshman football team defeated Marian Catholic 21-0 on Monday. Thorpe scored 3 rushing TDs (2 by Shawn McHose and I by Justin Canalley). The star of the game was the swarming Jim Thorpe defense. Terry Moll & Sean … Continue reading

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Olympians Crush Colts

In front of an impressive crowd, the Red Swarm defense lived up to its name on Saturday at Men of Marian stadium. The Colts never threatened to score punting 7 times in the game and managing just 6 first downs. … Continue reading

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Freshmen Even Record at 3-3

The Olympian Freshman Football Team has evened its record at 3-3 following 2 dominate performances against Minersville.  Last week the Freshman shut out Minersville at home 14-0. They followed that with an impressive 26-6 win at Minersville earlier this week. … Continue reading

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Week Two: Win Two

Outstanding plays by TIMES-NEWS Player of the Week Josh Hontz, QB Cinicola, Redline, McGonigle, Adams, Garland, White, Jones and the entire Olympian team resulted in another X in the win column. We have some video clips of the game. Here’s … Continue reading

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Count Down….

Only 2 days until the 2007 Olympian Football season kicks off. Game one is on the road vs the Tamaqua Blue Raiders. Come out & support this years squad as they begin their quest for the Anthracite title and the … Continue reading

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Equipment Issue

Football equipment for the 2007 season will be issued on Wednesday August 1st at 8 am. Please check the training calendar to the left for other important dates.

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PASSING SCRIMMAGE

Jim Thorpe will host a passing scrimmage on the game field Saturday July 27th from 9 am to noon. Other teams attending will be Palmerton, Pocono Mountain East and Panther Valley.

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