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Schmidt is Special Teams MVP

This year’s Special Teams MVP came out for football for the first time this year. He was actually a two-sport fall athlete as he also was a member of the Olympian soccer team. His desire to become a kicker started … Continue reading

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Congratulations 2007 (’06 Football) Olympian Seniors

Thanks to all the 2006 Seniors for their contributions to the success and ongoing tradition of Olympian Football. Good luck in all your future endeavors. 5 Olympians to Continue Grid Careers in College Shawn Bradley – Wilkes University Ben Flizack- … Continue reading

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Lehighton Stuns Thorpe in OT

Lehighton    27 Jim Thorpe  20 The Lehighton Indians defeated Jim Thorpe 27-20 in overtime to retain the 209 Trophy. The Olympians had several chances to seal the game but could not finish off the persistent Indians. The Indians dominated most … Continue reading

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Colts Hand Olympians First Loss

Marian Catholic 21 Jim Thorpe 14 Game Photos Principal Lesisko Game Photos Marian outlasts Jim Thorpe to force a 3-way tie for the lead in the Anthracite Football League. Both teams fought extremely hard in a driving rain in front … Continue reading

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Olympians Crush ‘Canes

Jim Thorpe 31 Schuylkill Haven 6 The Jim Thorpe offense looked sluggish to start the game and the first quarter ended in a scoreless tie. The game did not remain close for much longer. The Olympian offense got a spark … Continue reading

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Olympians Survive Scare from Panthers

Jim Thorpe 38 Pocono Mountain West 28 Pictures from the game. Jim Thorpe improves record to 7-0. Jim Thorpe jumped out to an early 14-0 lead Friday on rushing TDs by Phil Redline and Scott McGonigal. The Panthers dominated the … Continue reading

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TEAM EFFORT DOMINATES MINERS

Olympians dismantle Battlin Miners upping their record to a perfect 6-0. Through most of the first 2 quarters, the Olympian offense controlled the ball driving for 2 scores and a 14-0 lead. Between the 2 scoring drives, Kyle Porembo halted … Continue reading

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RED SWARM BURIES BLUE DEVILS

In 2005 the Shenandoah Valley crowd suggested Jim Thorpe use a shovel. The Olympians brought a shovel to the 2006 matchup and used it to bury the Devils. The highly regarded SV backfield (Reese, Metkus, Varga & Latimore) was held … Continue reading

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