Ephrata, P.A. (WHTM) — Ephrata is trying to do something that hasn’t been done at the school in 35 years.

That’s go to the district playoffs. The Mountaineers were 5-5 last season and felt like they were a play here or there away from finally getting over the hump for the first time since 1987. Now they know heading into 2022 that the final piece of the puzzle comes from what’s inside their helmets.

Full Interviews

Below you can listen to the full interview with Ephrata senior running back/safety Andre Weidman.

Friday Night Football returns for its 26th 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. Allie BerubeNick Petraccione, Jared Phillips 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.