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Knights secure win against conference foe Highlands 28-21!






Today's middle school football game, originally a home game, against Apollo Ridge will now be played at Apollo Ridge High School at 4:00 PM.





Knights play most complete game of the season. Beaver scores late and pull away 35-21.





Today's (Wednesday 9/8/18) 7th/8th grade football game against Highlands has been postponed due to excessive heat that's expected.  There will be a light practice after school today.  The game will be made up on Wednesday October 17th at 4:00 pm





Knights open Northwest 8 Conference Play with a tough loss to Blackhawk 48-12





Congratulations to the Week 0 HR Curry Players of the Week!


Offense: Matt Goodlin and Chase Mullen



Defense: EJ Simms





Knights battle Hampton but fall to the Talbots 28-8 in Week 0 Play




Varsity Spring Ball was a fantastic two weeks!  Great work by the players and coaches!!


2018 Spring Ball Hard Hat Award Winner:

Jared Schrecengost.


2018 Quad Captains:

1.Emmett Fry

2. Chase Mullen

3. Jarrett Bricker

4. Noah Cetnar





The Middle School Combine has changed to next Wednesday May 30 after school due to the MS Color Run being scheduled.  






Any current 8th-11th grader who plans on playing football in 2017 and NOT enrolled in Hudl needs to send an email to knochfootball@yahoo.com with the following information:




-Current Grade

-Email that you have access to.  This is where Hudl will send your login information

-Cell phone number and cell phone carrier (Verizon, Sprint, AT&T, etc…)


Also you can download the Hudl app from ITunes or Google Play store.  That way you can receive Hudl messages from your Coaches and can reply like a text message.  All communication needs to take place in the Hudl App’s Messaging function.  Any issues or questions with Hudl setup, you can email knochfootball@yahoo.com.  Once your account is established you can contact any of the coaches via Hudl.  Any issues you have after you establish your Hudl account go through Coach Mowry.




Congratulations to the follow Knight Seniors and choices of continuing their academic and athletic Futures!! 

-Andrew Mullen: Washington & Jefferson College

-Jake Herrit: Gannon University

-Ivan Stapchuck: Gannon University

-Greg Sico: Gannon University







The 2018 schedule has been released!


8/18 Mars (scrimmage)


8/24@ Hampton


8/31st @ Blackhawk


9/7 @ Beaver


9/14 Highlands


9/21 Ambridge


9/28 @ Montour


10/5 South Fayette


10/12 @ New Castle


10/19 Trinity


10/26 Freeport



Link to Schedule Poster





The WPIAL recently announced conference alignment for 2018/19 and 2019/20.  The Knights' section will look like this:

1. Ambridge

2. Beaver

3. Blackhawk

4. Highlands

5. Knoch

6. Montour

7. New Castle

8. South Fayette.




Congratulations to our 2017 Knoch Football Swords of Success and Tim McNerney Award Winners!



Swords of Success:

Honor: Greg Sico to Emmett Fry


Sacrifice: Greg Sico to Matt Goodlin


Hard work: James Johnston to Joey Wojciechowski


Desire: Emmett Fry to James Johnston


Toughness: Chase Mullen to Scott Fraser


Courage: Matt Goodlin to Kam Grassi


Intensity: Jarrett Bricker to Saavon Mosby


Dedication: Tanner Grassi to Noah Cetnar


Tim McNerney Award:

Eric Green

AJ Karenbauer




Knights gather more post season honors!

2017 Butler Eagle Sweet 16 Offensive All Stars:

Greg Sico-1st Team O Line

Ivan Stapchuck-1st Team RB

Jake Herrit-Honorable Mention QB

Eric Green-Honorable Mention Tight End

Jarrett Bricker-Honorable Mention O Line

2017 Butler Eagle Sweet 16 Defensive All Stars:

Tanner Grassi-1st Team Defensive End

Andrew Mullen-Honorable Mention D Line




Here are your 2017 All Conference Knoch Knights!

1st Team:

Tanner Grassi-Defensive End

Greg Sico-Offensive Guard

2nd Team:

Jarrett Bricker-Center

Ivan Stapchuck-Running Back

Honorable Mention:

Emmett Fry-Offensive Tackle

Eric Green-Inside Linebacker

Jake Herrit-Defensive Back

AJ Karenbauer-Outside Linebacker

Saavon Mosby-Defensive Tackle


Andrew Mullen-Inside Linebacker




This week's HR Curry Offensive Player of the Week is Jake Herrit!





This week's Butler Family Chiropractic Defensive Players of the Week are Eric Green and Andrew Mullen!





Knights take down rival Mars 21-10!





This week's HR Curry Offensive Player of the Week is Jarrett Bricker!!




This week's Butler Family Chiropractic Defensive Players of the Week are James Johnston and Chase Mullen


The Knights win big over Ambridge 42-0!!




This week's HR Curry Offensive Player of the Week is Ivan Stapchuck!




This week's Butler Family Chiropractic Defensive Player of the Week is Tanner Grassi!





Knights battle New Castle but fall 42-21





This week's HR Curry Offensive Player of the Week is Noah Cetnar!




This week's Butler Family Chiropractic Defensive Player of the Week is Corey Payne!







Knights bounce Indiana 56-28 for a Northwest 9 Conference Victory!!





Knights fall to Montour 35-3





This week's HR Curry Offensive Player of the Week is Matt Goodlin!




This week's Butler Family Chiropractic Defensive Player of the Week is Andrew Mullen!





Knights fall in battle 52-14






This week's HR Curry Offensive Player of the Week is Jake Herrit!



This week's Butler Family Chiropractic Defensive Player of the Week is Saavon Mosby!





Knights battle Highlands to the end but fall short 24-16





This week's HR Curry Offensive Player of the Week is AJ Karenbauer!


This week's Butler Family Chiropractic Defensive Player of the Week is Scott Fraser!




Knights fall in a non conference battle 35-22 to West Mifflin





This week's HR Curry Offensive Player of the Week is Ivan Stapchuck!


This week's Butler Family Chiropractic Defensive Player of the Week is Tanner Grassi!


If you are interested in being a sponsor of Knoch Football email knochfootball@yahoo.com or knochfootballboosters@gmail.com




Knights win week 1 battle with Blackhawk 39-13!





Week 1's kickoff against Blackhawk @ Geneva College will be at 7:30 PM. Please Note the change!!



We are excited to announce that HR Curry Company and Butler Family Chiropractic are going to be Player of the Week Sponsors for 2017!!!! Thank you for your support!!





Congratulations to our 2017 Senior Captains:

AJ Karenbauer

Jake Herrit

Ivan Stapchuk






****UPDATE***This week's scrimmage will be against Kiski Area at  at the high school turf field.  Spectators will need to bring chairs as there are no bleachers


Also Week 1 game vs Blackhawk will be played at Reeves Field on the campus of Geneva College in Beaver Falls



Players in grades 9-12 need to sign up via familyID on the school website (southbutler.org) for the Drug Test Screening.  Our time is Friday August 4 8-9 AM.  Questions about the process can be directed towards the Athletic Office at 724.352.1700 x4606. A copy of the letter sent home can be found on the left side menu.







*All skill kids (QBs, Running backs and receivers will report to the football locker room at 3:45pm. 


*All offensive linemen, including Tight ends will report to the football locker room at 4:45pm. 


*Tripleoptionacademy will be held on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday next week (6/12-14) from 4-8 pm. 


*If you don't know whether you are a skill position or linemen contact Coach Whalen 


*Next week we will lift Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10:30am to Noon. 


*Make sure you bring spikes if you have them. If not we may be able to get you a pair of practice spikes depending on

your size 


Call Coach Whalen with any questions












Defensive Installation for the week of 05/21/17 has been adjusted to the following days:

Tues 5/23

Wed 5/24

Thurs 5/25

7:00-8:15 PM



The Middle School Combine is for current players in grades 6 and 7 and will take place on Wed 5/24.  The combine will begin at 3:00 PM and be over at 4:30 PM



Now through November 1st when you mention Knoch Knights or Team M at the Buffalo Wild Wings in Gibsonia, the Football Boosters will receive 10% of the sales






*****Important Scheduling Update******

Spring Defensive Installation will start on Tuesday May 16 instead of Monday May 15 in anticipation of the Lacrosse team playing in a first round playoff game





Helmet distribution for players in grades 8-11 will be Saturday May 6 and Saturday May 13 at 10:00 am in advance of Defensive Installation that begins on Tuesday May 16. 




Congratulations to Jayden Renfrew, he was awarded the $30,000 Northwood Scholarship to continue his education and football career at Geneva College!




Congratulations to Mac Christy as he will continue his academic and athletic career at West Virginia University!








For up to the minute news and information be sure to follow Knoch Football on Twitter (@KnochFootball) and Facebook (facebook.com/knochfootball)










Spring Defensive installation will be on the following dates:


Week One---

May 15, 17, & 18 (7:00-8:15 pm)


Week Two---

May 22, 24, & 25 (7:00-8:15 pm)


*We will meet in our locker room at 6:45 pm


*All workouts are scheduled to be in the HS Gym



Congratulations to Jacob Herrit, Knoch High School junior. During a visit to West Point, Jacob was offered a position on the baseball roster and in the Freshman class of 2018 at West Point. He verbally committed to accept the offer. Jacob would like to study Biology. He will formally sign on National Signing Day in November 2017.



Congratulations to Mark Kronberg for being awarded an athletic scholarship to play football and continue his education at Clarion University!



Congratulations to Zach Curry in receiving the highest scholarship, the Pro Christo $60,000 award to further his education in the field of Engineering and play football at Geneva College!





Viewing for Cameron Ashton will be Friday 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at Fox's Funeral Home, Saxonburg PA. Services will be held Saturday February 4th at 10:30 am at Fox's Funeral Home, Saxonburg PA.


A Go Fund Me account has been established to help Cameron's family pay for funeral expenses:






Great news Knights, the Triple Option Academy is coming to Saxonburg! Please do not schedule summer vacation on June 12th -14th. The Triple Option Academy installation camp will be held on those dates from 4pm to 8 pm. The camp will be for players who will be in 9th through 12th grade for the 2017 football season. Many thanks to the Knoch Football Boosters for making this possible!

We work, we win! Coach Whalen




Here are links to do the lifts for the week of 01/29/2017 . If the link won't open copy in paste into your browser

1. Board Press: m.youtube.com/watch?v=iIBp-my013I

2. Deficit dead lift: m.youtube.com/watch?v=CpWsUsqBtN8

3. Romanian dead lift: m.youtube.com/watch?v=GZAKFRNtxLY

4. Power snatch: m.youtube.com/watch?v=rhF0cbRjxRo

5. Rack pulls (below the knee): m.youtube.com/watch?v=u7NE34Vw81w&feature=youtu.be

6. Burpees: m.youtube.com/watch?v=hX9z7uUBJOY




Weight room is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday 3:00-4:15



Coach Whalen is holding a sign up meeting tomorrow (Friday January 13) in the Senior High Cafeteria at 2:45 pm.  All boys currently in grades 8-11 please plan on attending if you are playing football in 2017.  Also all current seniors that played Coach Whalen would like you to attend to discuss college.





Knights welcome new Head Football Coach Frank Whalen. Coach Whalen was an assistant coach from 2008-2014 and served as our Defensive Coordinator from 2009-2014





Knights gather All Conference and other post season awards

Mac Christy:

     Honorable Mention QB

     Honorable Mention LB

     1st Team Punter

     Butler Eagle Sweet 16 Offense

Zach Boldy:

     Honorable Mention TE

     Honorable Mention LB

     Butler Eagle Sweet 16 Defense

Jeff Huckestein:

     Honorable Mention Offensive Guard

     Honorable Mention Defensive Tackle

Zach Curry:

     Honorable Mention Offensive Tackle

Mark Kroneberg:

     Honorable Mention Offensive Tackle

     Honorable Mention Defensive End



Coach King to retire as Head Coach after 19 seasons




Knights fall in season finale to Mars





Knights win big at Ambridge 48-0





Knights fall in Senior Night 42-14





Knights battle Indiana but fall 31-12





Knoch battles Montour in rain soaked affair but falls 34-21




Knoch falters against South Fayette 49-14






Knights ground and pound Highlands 21-14





Knights fall in lightning shortened affair at West Mifflin 42-0




Knights lose thriller in Overtime to Blackhawk 28-27





Week 2 Summer Workouts Players of the Week:

Jeff Huckestein



Zack Boldy





Week 1 Summer Workouts Player of the Week: 

Eric Green




Coach King's 2016 Orientation Letter is now available. 2016 Orientation will be Monday May 23. See letter for full details. The fundraiser incentive mailer is also available.





2016 Schedules have been released:




WPIAL has revealed new section alignment for 2016-2017 / 2017-2018

The Knights will be Class AAAA Section 1

New Castle





South Fayette







Congratulations to the following Knights who received All Conference honors

1st Team

Mac Christy-Punter

2nd Team

Brennan McTighe-LB

Mark Kroneberg-OT


Honorable Mention

Josh Trettel-LB

Ben Lowery-DB

Addis Crouch-DB

Brennan McTighe-TE

Zach Curry-OG

Mac Christy-All Purpose Back




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