Eastern York High School looking for a new head varsity football coach

Steve Heiser, 505-5446/@ydsports Eastern York High School is looking for a new varsity head football coach. Jeff Mesich has decided to step way after two seasons as the leader of the Golden Knights program, citing family reasons. Mesich and his wife had their second son, Niko, in August. He was born with two heart defects … Continue reading Eastern York High School looking for a new head varsity football coach

West York High grad Brody Kern named FCS All-American after strong season for Delaware

YORK DISPATCH STAFF REPORT West York High School graduate Brody Kern is an All-American. Kern, who was a senior center on the University of Delaware football team this past fall, earned a spot on the STATS NCAA Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) All-America Third Team. The 6-foot, 2-inch, 285-pounder was a four-year starter for the Blue Hens. … Continue reading West York High grad Brody Kern named FCS All-American after strong season for Delaware

ICYMI: Dallastown’s Nyzair Smith earns all-state honors from Pennsylvania Football Writers

Patrick Strohecker, 505-5402/@P_Strohecker Entering the 2017 high school football season, Dallastown High School junior running back Nyzair Smith was virtually unknown around the York-Adams League. Now, his name is known around the entire state of Pennsylvania. On Monday, Dec. 18, the 5-foot, 10-inch, 175-pound Smith was named to the Class 6-A All-State Team by the … Continue reading ICYMI: Dallastown’s Nyzair Smith earns all-state honors from Pennsylvania Football Writers

York High running back Khalid Dorsey commits to FCS Howard University

Patrick Strohecker, 505-5402/@P_Strohecker One could argue that over the past few seasons, Khalid Dorsey was the heart and soul of the York High football team. He was one of the team's most important players during a period when the program went through some tumultuous seasons and one great turnaround. After playing for Bearcats teams that went 1-19 … Continue reading York High running back Khalid Dorsey commits to FCS Howard University

Ron Ruman, longtime voice of York County sports, announces retirement as radio broadcaster

YORK DISPATCH STAFF REPORT Longtime WOYK radio play-by-play announcer Ron Ruman has retired from his position as the voice of York-Adams League sports, the station announced Thursday, Nov. 30. Ruman concludes his play-by-play career on WOYK after 18 seasons and more than 900 football and basketball games. “WOYK would not be where it is today as … Continue reading Ron Ruman, longtime voice of York County sports, announces retirement as radio broadcaster

West York High School grad Brody Kern named All-CAA First Team for Delaware in football

YORK DISPATCH STAFF REPORT West York High School graduate Brody Kern capped an impressive college football career with the University of Delaware by earning All-Colonial Athletic Association First Team honors last week. Kern, a 2013 graduate of West York, was one of four Blue Hens to be named to the All-CAA First Team after Delaware … Continue reading West York High School grad Brody Kern named All-CAA First Team for Delaware in football

EDITORIAL: Despite season-ending loss, York High enjoys triumphant football season

YORK DISPATCH STAFF REPORT It wasn’t the way the York High Bearcats wanted the season to end. After the most stunning one-season turnaround in the history of York-Adams League football, the Bearcats certainly didn’t want to go out with a 56-7 loss to Gov. Mifflin in the first round of the District 3 Class 5-A … Continue reading EDITORIAL: Despite season-ending loss, York High enjoys triumphant football season

York High graduate Will Beatty signs one-year contract to play for Philadelphia Eagles

YORK DISPATCH STAFF REPORT York High graduate Will Beatty is officially back in the National Football League. The 6-foot, 6-inch, 319-pound offensive tackle has signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles. To make room for Beatty on the roster, the Eagles released Taylor Hart, a converted defensive tackle who was trying to make it in the NFL as … Continue reading York High graduate Will Beatty signs one-year contract to play for Philadelphia Eagles

STROHECKER: York-Adams League at low point after disappointing 0-9 district postseason

Patrick Strohecker, 505-5402/@P_Strohecker I'm writing this column on the morning of Sunday, Nov. 12, the day after the high school football season for the York-Adams League came to an end. It shouldn't be this way. Even for the Y-A League, it usually isn't this way. A year ago, football around the league ended the Friday before Thanksgiving. … Continue reading STROHECKER: York-Adams League at low point after disappointing 0-9 district postseason