On Friday the 2014 Journey to Hershey begins with a stop in Schuylkill County and the Pottsville Crimson Tide. This is the squad’s sixth trip to Pottsville – first since 2011 – and the Spartans hold a 3-2 series lead. All five games have been hotly contested and highly competitive. Let’s take a trip down Memory Lane aka Route 61. (Although, r [...]
In honor of the 25th year anniversary of the 1989 IC Champion and District 3 Finalist Wyomissing Spartans, the WFA will be doing a weekly recap of each game of the special season. The Spartans opened the season with a road trip to Chambersburg to face Greencastle-Antrim. The trip was so long that the team stayed overnight the night before [...]
On Saturday, September 6, the WFA will be celebrating two of our greatest teams. This year is the 55th anniversary of the undefeated 1959 Wyomissing Warriors team, as well as the 25th anniversary of the 1989 IC Champion Spartans.
We will be recognizing these teams prior to the Spartans scheduled game against Trinity, followed by a reception f [...]
Hey everyone, nice to see you again.
I’ll start by first congratulating the 3rd WFA Hall of Fame class: Ron Adams, Coach Tom Baldwin, Bob Bickel, Coach Dick Hoffmaster, Mike Levandowski, and Jeff O’Hara. And congrats to my classmate Steve Capozello who was also voted in but unable to make the ceremony this season. He wi [...]
I’m at the Spartan Wrestling Golf Outing the other Saturday having my annual bittersweet moment. On one hand, the tournament traditionally played on the first Saturday in August, signifies the approaching end of summer. On the other, however, it means Spartan Football is right around the corner. And Spartan Football means I show up again. So [...]
With the arrival of an August heat wave, the sweltering air was filled with the seasonal sounds of crashing football helmets, straining aspirants, and shouts of encouragement from the coaches. The biggest team since the inception of the grid sport at Wyomissing in both number and size was assembled behind the school. Optimism ran high, for am [...]