HALIFAX, Pa. (WHTM) – Roy Wall is taking over the Halifax Wildcats, who haven’t had a season with more than one win in five years.

Wall will have a demanding job as he tries to turn this program around.

Last season the Wildcats finished 1-9 overall and 0-6 in the Mid-Penn – Liberty conference.

Their full 2023 schedule is as follows:

DateOpponentKickoff time
Aug. 25at Hamburg7 p.m.
Sept. 1Midd-West7 p.m.
Sept. 15James Buchanan*7 p.m.
Sept. 22at Juniata*7 p.m.
Sept. 29Upper Dauphin Area*7 p.m.
Oct. 6at Line Mountain*7 p.m.
Oct. 13Susquenita*7 p.m.
Oct. 20at Newport*7 p.m.
Oct. 27at Trinity7 p.m.
*Conference game

Halifax will try to start a new legacy and turn its program around under new leadership in the 2023 season.

Friday Night Football returns for its 27th 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. Sports Director Allie Berube, 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.