Smethport Shuts Out Cameron County, 46-0

Bradford Era – Smethport’s defense continued its dominant season with a 46-0 shutout of visiting Cameron County. The Hubbers (4-0) raced out to a 34-0 halftime lead, and then scored twice in the second half. Noah Lent continued his impressive start to the season, completing four of six passes for 48 yards and three touchdowns. He added 150 yards on 13 rushes for a score, as well. Braedon Johnson,…

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Noah Lent, Smethport Overpower Port Allegany, 49-6

Olean Times Herald – by Joel Whetzel It’s a problem Port Allegany has faced before. For the third week in a row, a dynamic opposing quarterback was able to overwhelm the Gators en route to a win for his team. In Week 1, it was Coudersport’s Hayden Keck, while in Week 2, it was Otto-Eldred’s Cole Sebastian. Friday night’s culprit was Smethport’s Noah Lent. Lent ran wild for 188…

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Smethport Alumnus Dario Caminite Graduates from USD with Double Cum Laude

Smethport H.S. alumnus Dario Caminite has graduated from the University of San Diego with a B.S cum laude and a B.A. cum laude in mechanical engineering. At USD, he was unanimously selected to be the Commanding Cadet of all Air Force ROTC students at the 19 colleges and universities in southern California. Upon graduation, he was commissioned as an officer in the US Air Force and sent to Vance…

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Lent, Johnson Lead Smethport Past ECC, 39-6

Bradford Era – by Patrick Kotnik Another fast start and high quality performance from quarterback Noah Lent and running back Braedon Johnson led Smethport to a 39-6 win over Elk County Catholic Friday night in Smethport. Lent accounted for five total touchdowns with two coming through the air and the other three on the ground. Overall, he completed six of his 10 passes for 76 yards and rushed for…

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Smethport Runs Away With Opener at Otto-Eldred, 60-6

Bradford Era – by Sam Wilson The Smethport football team is off and running… Led by dual-threat quarterback Noah Lent and speedy tailback Braedon Johnson, the Hubbers ran away with a 32-0 first quarter and never looked back in a season-opening victory at Otto-Eldred on Friday. The Hubbers took the final score 60-6 as Lent ran for three touchdowns and threw for three more. “We’ve got a senior-heavy team,…

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Veteran-Laden Smethport Hubbers Again Have Sights Set High

Olean Times Herald – by Jeff Uveino When Adam Jack took over as head coach of the Smethport football program in 2017, the team hadn’t had a winning season since 2004. Since then, the Hubbers have rattled off back-to-back winning campaigns, and Jack enters his fourth year with high expectations for a senior-heavy team. After going 9-0 in 2018’s regular season before falling to Coudersport in the District 9…

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Smethport’s Dave Ball Finds Lost 1931 High School Ring, Tracks Down Owner

Bradford Era – by Christine Holtz Sometimes the most interesting things are found in the most unexpected places. That’s just what happened to retired sewage plant operator and Smethport resident, Dave Ball, one stormy day last fall. The story began during a tumultuous rainstorm, which brought five inches of water to the area in less than 45 minutes, causing flooding throughout the town and flushing a large amount of…

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Lutz Competes as Dual-Sport Athlete at Houghton

Olean Times Herald – by Nate Steis Smethport High School graduate Caleb Lutz was born to be around athletics. His grandfather was a football coach, his father a basketball coach and he’s now a two-sport athlete at Houghton College. Lutz spent this past academic year playing basketball for the Highlanders. The Smethport native served as point guard for the Hubbers during his high school hoops career, and he put…

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Bucktail Post #138 Smethport American Legion Celebrates 100 Years

Bradford Era – by Fran De Lancey Today marks the 100th anniversary of the Bucktail Post #138 Smethport American Legion being chartered. Considering that the national American Legion, the nation’s largest veterans’ organization, was chartered by Congress on Sept. 16, 1919, the Bucktail Post ranks among the earliest local posts. In McKean County, only Bradford Post #108 is older. As recorded in “Timeless Home,” the official publication of Smethport’s…

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Smethport’s Harold Lindgren Gifts 145 Acres to Pitt-Bradford

Bradford Era The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford has purchased 145 acres of forested mountaintop along Quintuple Ridge above South Avenue, which will be used for academic and recreational use. The university bought the land for a reduced rate from Harold Lindgren of Smethport, who set the rate as a gift to the university. “We are very grateful to Mr. Lindgren for his generosity,” said Dr. Catherine Koverola, Pitt-Bradford’s…

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