The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

Shamokin News Wire

October 13, 2012

Late TD lifts Shamokin past Mifflinburg

COAL TOWNSHIP — Zach Tillett caught a 19-yard TD pass from Tucker Yost with three minutes left in the fourth quarter to give Shamokin its second win of the season, a 21-20 decision over Mifflinburg, in Heartland Athletic Conference Division I action at Kemp Memorial Stadium.

Shamokin improves to 2-5 overall, 2-3 HAC-I. Mifflinburg drops to 2-5, 1-5.

The Indians took an early 7-0 lead when Yost hit Sean McLaughlin with a 74-yard scoring strike, before the Wildcats looked to control the game with three consecutive touchdowns.

Tanner Bingaman and Dan Danowsky each had one-yard TD runs before Devin Hendrix hit Kyle Failor with a 16-yard TD pass to give Mifflinburg a 20-7 lead with 5:50 left in the third quarter.

Shamokin rallied with an 11-yard TD run by Preston Burns before Tillett’s fourth--quarter score.

The Wildcats had a chance to win the game, driving deep into Shamokin territory, before a dropped pass in the end zone ended the threat.

Failor finished the game with 125 yards on the ground for Mifflinburg, while Yost had 169 yards through the air for Shamokin.

1
Text Only
Shamokin News Wire
  • Heartland Division I
    Team W L PF PA
    Danville (10-3)* 5 1 352 184
    Mifflinburg (5-6) 4 2 226 253
    Selinsgrove (6-6) 4 2 261 261
    Shikellamy (5-6) 4 2 244 221
    Milton (5-6) 2 4 344 332
    Jersey Shore (6-7) 2 4 260 313
    Shamokin (0-10) 0 6 81 367
             

    *-denotes division champion

    July 11, 2012

  • CSSE38.jpg The Daily Item's High School Football Podcast

    Listen as The Daily Item's team of sports reporters and editors break down playoff games involving Danville and Southern Columbia this weekend - Sponsored by Blaise Alexander Ford Inc., Lewisburg

    November 21, 2013 1 Photo

  • The Coal Bucket stay with Mount Carmel

    Those doubters who believe that the “Coal Bucket” game becoming a meaningless matchup and has lost much of its luster did not see Friday night’s 2013 version of the annual backyard rivalry.

    November 2, 2013

  • Mount Carmel 21, Shamokin 0

    November 1, 2013

  • xshiksham26d.jpg Coal Bucket up for grabs

    Even if they were not aware of it coming in, all football coaches taking over the program at Shamokin are certainly made aware of that one game on the schedule that they need to find a way to win

    October 31, 2013 1 Photo

  • xshiksham26b.jpg Braves seniors step up against Indians

    SUNBURY — While Shikellamy was celebrating Senior Night against Shamokin on Friday, two seniors in particular stood out for the Braves.

    October 26, 2013 3 Photos

  • Shikellamy 28, Shamokin 0

    October 26, 2013

  • Twitter Feed

    August 14, 2012

  • Improving Shamokin Indians face the Shikellamy Braves

    SUNBURY — When winless Shamokin gave unbeaten Southern Columbia, the state’s No. 1-ranked Class A team (by Pennsylvania Football News) a tussle for the first quarter last week, it not only got the attention of the Tigers, who went on to win the game 56-0. Other coaches took notice as well, including Shikellamy’s Todd Tilford.

    October 24, 2013

  • Southern overcomes slow start in big victory

    It was a wake-up call that sent a mild tremor throughout the Southern Columbia sideline and it came from the most unlikely source to date, but it got the visitor's attention.

    October 19, 2013