2011 Recap

June 18, 2011 Big 33 Staff

The 54th Big 33 Classic was a convincing display of Ohio superiority from start to finish. Showcasing a dazzling cast of playmakers on offense and a downright destructive front four on defense, the Buckeye state walloped Pennsylvania 50-14. Not only was this Ohio’s third consecutive win in the series, it also was their largest margin […]

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2010 Recap

June 19, 2010 Big 33 Staff

Most fans will not remember the sloppy play in the first 46 minutes of the 53rd Big 33 Football Classic. The first half is one both teams would like to forget, with the sides tallying a combined seven first downs, 137 total yards and 215 penalty yards. The only highlight was when Ohio punter Terry […]

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2009 Recap

June 20, 2009 Big 33 Staff

Coming into the 2009 Big 33 game, Pennsylvania was in the midst of a three game winning streak over their counterparts from Ohio. However, 2009 was looking like a good year to end that streak for Ohio, with 32 of their 34 players being recruited by Div. I-A teams. Ohio was expecting to blow-out the […]

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2008 Recap

June 14, 2008 Big 33 Staff

Coming into the the 51st Annual Big 33 Classic, most observers believed this was going to be an evenly matched game with Ohio fielding a stronger team than it had in recent years. Whether or not that was true, it became apparent on the opening series of the game that Pennsylvania had a huge advantage […]

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2007 Recap

June 16, 2007 Big 33 Staff

As in years past, there was speculation coming into the Big 33 Football Classic that Ohio may not be sending their best 34 players to the annual Big 33 Football Classic due to the North-South game which is played on the same day. However, this was overshadowed by the fact that this year was the […]

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2006 Recap

June 17, 2006 Big 33 Staff

Pennsylvania surprised many as they ripped off an unanswered 40 points on the Buckeye State giving the team a 61-42 victory. It looked grim for Pennsylvania as starting quarterback Pat Devlin (Downingtown East) had his first 2 of 3 passes intercepted by the Ohio squad which led to a 10-0 lead behind a 22 yard […]

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2005 Recap

July 23, 2005 Big 33 Staff

It looked as if Ohio was going to continue their dominance and win their third straight Big 33 game with ease as they jumped out to a 28-7 lead over the Pennsylvania team. However, with supposed questions of whether or not the Ohio team would return next year to play Pennsylvania due to a time […]

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2004 Recap

July 24, 2004 Big 33 Staff

Last year’s defining game marked Ohio’s second consecutive win against the Keystone state. Pennsylvania stepped out on the field ready to play, but Ohio stepped out ready to win. Many Big 33 players have graced us with their talent in Johnstown, Altoona, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, and Hershey, but no one has ever put their mark on a […]

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2003 Recap

July 19, 2003 Big 33 Staff

After 3 consecutive years of Pennsylvania victories, Ohio finally got its turn. 2003 was the year of the Mauk’s, Mike and Ben Mauk that is. The father-son team from Ohio came in ready to win. With Mike calling the shots from the sideline and Ben executing on the field, the Ohio team was determined to […]

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2002 Recap

July 20, 2002 Big 33 Staff

It was redemption time for Steve Breaston of Woodland Hills. Last December, Breaston played in the PIAA Quad-A Championship game in the cold, mud and rain. Due to the a verse weather conditions, Breaston was never able to truly showcase his athletic prowess as his Wolverines suffered a loss to Neshaminy. Before a crowd of […]

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