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Tigers More Golden than Eagles

Written by: on Tuesday, October 16th, 2018



The Hollidaysburg Golden Tigers and the Tyrone Golden Eagles have more in common this season than just being “golden.”  Both teams started their seasons strong and are much better than their records indicate.

At 4-3 Tyrone had just faced three consecutive undefeated teams. Hollidaysburg had dropped four of their previous five games, but all to quality opponents with winning records. Both were hungry for a win.

Hollidaysburg ultimately outlasted the Eagles with a big second half, winning 28-13.

“We played well once again but had several mistakes that really hurt us and put us in bad situations that we’ve been talking about for the last couple weeks,” said Tyrone head coach Jason Wilson, “We moved the ball well on offense but couldn’t finish out drives. We forced several turnovers on defense but let them get several yards after contact. We need to clean things up as we finish the regular season out.”

Sophomore wide receiver Tommy Hicks started the game strong for the Eagles with the game’s opening touchdown on Tyrone’s first drive.

For the Eagles, the first half went very well offensively and defensively. In the first quarter a pass caught by Tommy Hicks intended for Logan Reader lead to the Golden Eagles leading 7-0.

“Coaches calling good plays, everybody going 100%, and good defense were key components to the game,” said Tyrone sophomore Tommy Hicks……………………continued:


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