Carlisle showed they are playoff contenders instead of pretenders with a huge 56-20 victory in Week 9 against Altoona.
The win pushed the Thundering Herd to a 6-3 record, making them much more viable for a playoff spot. Carlisle jumped out to a 14-0 lead thanks to a Jeremiah Hargrove rushing TD. Altoona answered back with a passing TD to Alexander Yost to cut the lead in half, 14-7. The Thundering Herd would then pour it on Altoona with score after score en route to a 56-20 win.
Friday Night Football returns for its 25th season on abc27. Started in 1997 by longtime abc27 Sports Director Gregg Mace, FNF was the first of its kind in Central PA.
Back in 2018, the show was expanded to 45 minutes of highlights, analysis and reaction. It remains the longest show in the Midstate highlighting high school football for thirteen weeks of the season.
You can watch abc27 Friday Night Football starting at 11:15 p.m. each Friday night on television, or on the web on our Watch Live page. Damon Turbitt, Allie Berube, Logan Reever and John Repetz break down the best games in the area, bring you closer to the action and give you a comprehensive look at the Mid Penn Conference, Lancaster-Lebanon League and YAIAA each week.