Thursday, April 28, 2016

Lycoming Athletics - Umpleby, Kapinus earn slots in NFF Hampshire Honor Society

Ryan Umpleby
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College seniors Ryan Umpleby (Forest Hill, Md./Fallston) and Tyler Kapinus (Eynon, Pa./Valley View) have earned membership in the 2016 Hampshire Honor Society, the National Football Foundation in Dallas, Texas, announced on Wednesday, April 27.

Lycoming Athletics Official Announcement - Weber retires as Lycoming linebackers coach

Longtime assistant football coach Mike Weber announced his retirement from the Warriors.
(Photo courtesy of Lycoming Athletics)
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Sitting on the porch of his house on a sunny April evening, Mike Weber ’89 tells a story that he recently sat down and told the Lycoming College football team.

The story goes that a Joe Shannon ’85, a Lycoming College Athletics Hall of Fame defensive back for the football team walked up to Weber and said, “I am really mad at you.”

Friday, April 22, 2016

Warriors Linebacker Coach Mike Weber Retires after 31 Years

Retired Linebacker Coach Mike Weber
Williamsport, PA - Every good thing comes to and end. That is the case with Warriors Linebacker Coach Mike Weber who has retired after 27 years of coaching. Weber played linebacker for Lycoming in the mid-1980s and was a member of the Warriors first national playoff team in 1985. All in all, he was associated with Lycoming for 31 years as a player and coach.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Northumberland County Commissioners Honor Legendary Lycoming Football Coach Frank Girardi

2001 - Head Coach Frank Girardi present an award to
defensive back Derrick Dougherty from Media, PA,
Cardinal O’Hara HS
Sunbury, PA - According to the Daily Item, the commissioners presented a proclamation to retired football coach Frank Girardi.

Girardi, 76, a 36-year football coach from Lycoming College who will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in December, coached hundreds of players from Northumberland County schools, including Schiccatano. His record was 257-97-4.

“He has helped and coached so many athletes in our area,” Schiccatano said. “We have kids from every high school who played for this coach.”

Girardi’s legacy is his players, he said.

Girardi said he will always have a special place in his heart for coal region athletes.