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I hope he can enroll early
Can someone explain District 10? Is it based on location? Skill? School size?
Edit: Well I'm a dumbass. Here's a pic of Sara Jean Underwood to hopefully salvage my e-cred.
This post has been edited 4 times, most recently by Cuba Gooding Jr 18 months ago
Lol you linked a Congressional District. Terry is from Erie which is on the other side of the state
Well shit, then I'm an idiot. What the hell are the dividing it by then?
This post was edited by Cuba Gooding Jr 18 months ago
Anybody? Since Cuba shit the bed (lol)? Bueller?
This post was edited by dubie7006 18 months ago
The PIAA divides its member schools' counties into 12 geographical districts for the purpose of state championship competition.
District 1: Philadelphia suburbs.
District 2: Wilkes-Barre and Scranton area.
District 3: Dauphin, Cumberland, Perry, Lebanon, Franklin, Adams, York and Berks counties.
District 4: The coal region.
District 5: Fulton, Bedford and Somerset counties.
District 6: Altoona and Johnstown area.
District 7: Pittsburgh area. Also known as the WPIAL.
District 8: Pittsburgh City.
District 9: North Central Pennsylvania. Jefferson, Elk, Clarion, Cameron, Potter and McKean counties.
District 10: Erie area.
District 11: Lehigh Valley.
District 12: Philadelphia City.
While this is a general outline of the districts, there are some notable exceptions:
Private schools within District 8 (City of Pittsburgh) compete in District 7.
Boyertown Area Senior High School, in Berks County, is a member of District 1.
Inter-academic Athletic Association of Philadelphia, and the Friends Schools League are not members of the PIAA, but compete independently as their own organizations. Other private schools in Philadelphia County compete in District 1.
Philadelphia Catholic League schools previously competed independently as its own organization, but joined the PIAA for the 2007–2008 school year and began participating in playoffs by 2008–2009. PCL schools compete in District 12.
Slippery Rock Area High School, in Butler County, is a member of District 10.
Indiana High School, in Indiana County, is a member of District 7.
Altoona High School and Holidaysburg School District are members of District 6 but compete in District 7 for football only.
Palisades High School, in Bucks County, is a member of District 11.
Fannett-Metal School District, in Franklin County, is a member of District 5.
Curwensville Area High School, DuBois Area High School, and Clearfield Area High School, in Clearfield County, are members of District 9.
Ligonier Valley High School, in Westmoreland County, is a member of District 6.
Keystone Central School District is the only district entirely composed of Clinton County municipalities. The larger of the district's two high schools, Central Mountain, is a member of District 6, while the other, Bucktail High School, is a member of District 4.
District 6 4A schools compete with District 3 to create a region in football because of the lack of 4A schools in District 6.
The same is done in District 5, with 3A Bedford competing in District 6 for basketball.
East vs. West
Traditionally for state championship competition for team sports, Pennsylvania is divided into Eastern and Western regions. Districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 11, and 12 usually make up the Eastern Region; Districts 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 usually comprise the Western Region. The winners of each region compete against each other for the state championship. However, since the creation of District 12 with the admission of the Philadelphia Public Schools into the PIAA, the East vs. West format has been abandoned for some sports in certain classifications, particularly at the Class AAAA level where there are more large schools in the East. For example, in PIAA football, District 3 schools compete in the early rounds of the state playoffs against Philadelphia schools in some classes, and against Pittsburgh schools in others.
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Every two years, the PIAA divides the member schools into either two, three, or four different classifications for each sport, depending on the number of male or female students enrolled in each school.
The number of statewide member schools participating in a particular sport will determine how many different classifications there will be. For example, boys' volleyball, the sport with the smallest number of participating schools, only has a AA or AAA classification. By comparison, boys' basketball, which has the largest number of participating schools, has A, AA, AAA and AAAA classifications. The number of A's signify how large or small the school is; Class A is the smallest classification, while AAAA is the largest. The PIAA tries to place an equal number of schools in each classification.
Because the PIAA determines classifications separately for each sex in each sport, it is possible that a coeducational school may find its boys' and girls' teams in different classes in the same sport. Smaller schools can choose to compete at a higher classification—possible reasons are to maintain existing rivalries, or in rare cases to place their boys' and girls' teams in the same class—but larger schools can not choose to compete at a lower classification level. For purposes of all-star games and awards, the A and AA classes are referred to as "small schools", while AAA and AAAA are referred to as "big schools." In recent years, there has been a running debate over the possibility of splitting the football tournament into five or six classifications, instead of the current four.
Ok so he's not necessarily doing this against inferior competition?
Erie's Cathedral Prep is a football athlete magnet. Bob Sanders of Iowa and Indianapolis Colt fame started off at one of Erie's public HS and transferred to Cathedral Prep. The school is like Orchard Lake St Mary's.
Terry is a PA talent and I hope his success in HS translates to D1 success.
The thing I like most about Terry is he is a strong-armed passer first, with the elusiveness and speed to get a 1st down if needed. Perfect fit. I would love for him to start as a Red-shirt Freshman, 4 year QB would really stabilize our program
Now with a PhD in Applied Llama Physics...
O'Conner will start for at least two years if not three.
Do we have any 40 yd dash times for Terry currently?
You have a freaking TIME MACHINE and you're just telling us now?! WTH
My bad, I would love for O'Connor to start for two or three years.
4.6 according to him. Probably hand timed though.
An Interview With Class of 2013 PA QB Damion Terry #psu #pennstate (by @EpicTripod)
Sigh, my quest continues then...
Dinosaurs with lasers, I will find you!!!
Being a running threat is more about vision, lateral quickness, shift and burst IMO. 40 is important but doesn't tell the whole story.
Dude could easily be like 6'5 235 or so when he's here. Could just mow people over.
The worst part, if Roushar is still here, he will have no idea how to utilize this kid's talent.
Are people seriously expecting him to play as a true frosh?
he will supplant maxwell for sure by game 3
Cool. Another first year qb taking over the Spartans next year.
Keeping the sunshiners in check since 2000.
Maxwell was a 4 star. He HAS to be good, right?
If the rest of the team wasn't made up of preferred walk ons and good gets from classes in the 30s, he might have a chance. Not recruiting another tight end who is decent is just another example of mediocrity returning faster than projected. I believe our target te selected either mich, nd or osu. Enjoy being frustrated today Duffy.
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