We are headed to Week 2 of the high school football season, and due to circumstances beyond our control, we are delayed and behind in unveiling blog posts that are forthcoming about Lackawanna Football Conference programs.

This week, there will be two revealed from the LFC Division I.

ABINGTON HEIGHTS COMETS

 

 

Football players celebrating.

 

ESTABLISHED: 1921

 

 

CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

 

District 2 Class 5A

2016

District 2 Class 4A

1998, 1999, 2001, 2006

District 2 Class 3A

2005, 2009, 2010, 2012

LFC I

1998, 1999, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010

Big 11

1995, 1996, 1997

Suburban

1954, 1955, 1956, 1963, 1966

Eastern Conference

1966

 

 

 


 

 

 

TOP SEASONS

 

 

1947

RECORD: 11-0

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

1966

RECORD: 11-0

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

1999

RECORD: 12-1

 

 

Football player throwing ball.

Abington Heights quarterback Chris Kelly.

 

 


 

 

 

2010

RECORD: 12-1

 

 

Football player running with ball.

Abington Heights running back Paul Gallagher.

 

 

 


 

 

 

YEAR-BY-YEAR

 

 

 

 

Year

School

W

L

T

1921

Clarks Summit

2

5

1

1922

Clarks Summit

3

2

1

1923

Clarks Summit

0

5

0

1924

Clarks Summit

1

1

0

1925

Clarks Summit

3

2

0

1926

Clarks Summit

3

4

1

1927

Clarks Summit

1

6

0

1928

Clarks Summit

3

3

1

1929

Clarks Summit

7

2

0

1930

Clarks Summit

4

4

0

1931

Clarks Summit

5

1

1

1932

Clarks Summit

2

2

4

1933

Clarks Summit

2

5

1

1934

Clarks Summit

6

2

1

1935

Clarks Summit

6

1

1

1936

Clarks Summit

5

1

2

1937

Clarks Summit

4

3

2

1938

Clarks Summit

3

4

2

1939

Clarks Summit

3

7

1

1940

Clarks Summit

5

5

1

1941

Clarks Summit

1

7

2

1942

Clarks Summit

1

6

0

1943

Clarks Summit

6

1

2

1944

Clarks Summit

3

5

0

1945

Clarks Summit

7

1

1

1946

Clarks Summit

5

4

2

1947

Clarks Summit

11

0

0

1948

Clarks Summit

5

5

0

1949

Clarks Summit

2

6

1

1950

Clarks Summit

2

6

1

1951

Clarks Summit

4

4

0

1952

Clarks Summit

1

8

0

1953

Clarks Summit

5

5

0

1954

Clarks Summit

6

3

1

1955

Clarks Summit

7

3

0

1956

Clarks Summit

6

2

1

1957

Clarks Summit

3

6

1

1958

Clarks Summit

7

2

1

1959

Clarks Summit

4

6

0

1960

Clarks Summit

0

9

1

1961

Clarks Summit

5

4

1

1962

Clarks Summit

8

1

1

1963

Abington Heights

9

1

0

1964

Abington Heights

5

5

0

1965

Abington Heights

6

4

0

1966

Abington Heights

11

0

0

1967

Abington Heights

5

4

1

1968

Abington Heights

5

5

0

1969

Abington Heights

7

3

0

1970

Abington Heights

5

5

0

1971

Abington Heights

10

1

0

1972

Abington Heights

6

4

1

1973

Abington Heights

6

2

2

1974

Abington Heights

5

6

0

1975

Abington Heights

4

6

1

1976

Abington Heights

5

6

0

1977

Abington Heights

3

7

1

1978

Abington Heights

7

4

0

1979

Abington Heights

9

2

0

1980

Abington Heights

8

3

1

1981

Abington Heights

4

6

1

1982

Abington Heights

3

8

0

1983

Abington Heights

7

3

1

1984

Abington Heights

7

4

0

1985

Abington Heights

5

6

0

1986

Abington Heights

8

3

0

1987

Abington Heights

4

5

2

1988

Abington Heights

3

7

0

1989

Abington Heights

4

7

0

1990

Abington Heights

3

7

0

1991

Abington Heights

1

9

0

1992

Abington Heights

2

8

1

1993

Abington Heights

1

10

0

1994

Abington Heights

5

6

0

1995

Abington Heights

9

2

0

1996

Abington Heights

9

2

0

1997

Abington Heights

10

1

0

1998

Abington Heights

11

2

0

1999

Abington Heights

12

1

0

2000

Abington Heights

8

4

0

2001

Abington Heights

8

3

0

2002

Abington Heights

8

3

0

2003

Abington Heights

4

6

0

2004

Abington Heights

5

5

0

2005

Abington Heights

10

1

0

2006

Abington Heights

10

2

0

2007

Abington Heights

6

5

0

2008

Abington Heights

10

2

0

2009

Abington Heights

11

2

0

2010

Abington Heights

12

1

0

2011

Abington Heights

3

7

0

2012

Abington Heights

10

3

0

2013

Abington Heights

10

2

0

2014

Abington Heights

4

6

0

2015

Abington Heights

5

5

0

2016

Abington Heights

8

5

0

2017

Abington Heights

1

10

0

2018

Abington Heights

2

9

0

TOTALS

526

405

48

 

Courtesy Dr. Roger Saylor Football Records Collection

https://libraries.psu.edu/about/collections/saylor-dr-roger-b-football-records-collection

 

 


 

 

 

PLAYERS OF THE YEAR

 

 

 

Football player running with ball.

Billy James

 

 

 

1989: Offense: Billy James, RB, Abington Heights

 

1998: Offense: Kevin Manning, OL, Abington Heights

 

2005: Defense: John Habeeb, Abington Heights

 

2006: Defense: Dave Keisling, Abington Heights

 

2009: Defense: John Snyder, Abington Heights

 

 


 

 

 

COACHES OF THE YEAR

 

 

 

 

Abington Heights coach Joe Repshis.

 

 

 

1995: Tony Donato, Abington Heights

 

1996: Greg Justave, Abington Heights

 

2005: Joe Repshis, Abington Heights

 

2012: Joe Repshis, Abington Heights

 

 

 


 

 

 

HOOKEY REAP WINNERS

 

 

Athlete lifting weights.

Spencer DePhillips

 

 

 

1976: Defense: Steve Hricenak, Abington Heights

1979: Offense: Doug Davis, Abington Heights

1998: Offense: Kevin Manning, Abington Heights

1998: Defense: Adam Smith, Abington Heights

1999: Defense: Bret Leavesley, Abington Heights

2005: Defense: Frank Emmett, Abington Heights

2006: Offense: Spencer DePhillips, Abington Heights

2009: Offense: Sal Conaboy, Abington Heights

2009: Defense: Evan Craig, Abington Heights

2010: Defense: Morgan Craig, Abington Heights

 

 

Athlete lifting weights

Sal Conaboy

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

NOTABLE

 

 

 

Football player making catch.

Corey Perkins

 

 

 

4,000-Yard Career Rushers

 

Years

Yards

Paul Gallagher

2007-10

4,074

Billy James

1986-89

4,041

 

 

70 Career Receptions

 

Years

Receptions

Corey Perkins

2017-19

105*

Jon Cadman

2003-2005

74

  • – ACTIVE

 

 

1000 Career Receiving Yards

 

Years

Yards

Corey Perkins

2017-19

1584*

Jon Cadman

2003-2005

1446

  • – ACTIVE

 

 

100+ Career coaching wins

 

Years

Wins

Joe Repshis

2005-present

102