Throwback Thursday (2006): Wins, Wins and More wins

Easton Cottingham StadiumEaston High School's Cottingham Stadium in Easton, Pennsylvania.

Below is a story written on High School Football America’s blog on November 8, 2006.

Flashback

When Easton plays Wyoming Valley West Friday night in the opening round of Pennsylvania’s Class AAAA Sub-regional for Districts 2-4-11 there will be a lot of wins on the field.

First, there’s Easton’s football team, which is the second all-time winningest football program in Pennsylvania. Easton has 715 wins. Across the field at Cottingham Stadium will be West Valley West and its head coach George Curry. The 61-year old Curry is the all-time winningest head coach in Pennsylvania with 396 victories.

Curry’s record in 40-years on the sidelines, which includes 35 at national powerhouse Berwick, is 396-84-5 with six state titles.

The Outcome

Easton won the game 28-0 before 6,000 fans. The Red Rovers notched their eighth shutout of the season against the Spartans, who entered the game averaging over 36 points a game.

About the Author

Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.