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NEWTOWN SQUARE, PA – The Hero Bowl, the annual Delaware County High School All-Star Football Game, will be played on Thursday, May 31st, 2018 at Cardinal O’Hara High School in Springfield, PA.

The game benefits the Hero Scholarship Fund of Delaware County to provide scholarships for children of police, firefighters and emergency personnel who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

There are seven Tigers who will represent Marple Newtown in the 42nd Annual Hero Bowl: Luke Ciavardelli, Dash Dulgerian, Kevin Hahn, TeRon Johnson, Mike Miller, Anthony Paoletti, and Michael Shelly. 

This year, the Hero Bowl committee decided to arrange the teams as follows:

Team Blue (East): Academy Park, Archbishop Carroll, Cardinal O’Hara, Chester, Chichester, Episcopal Academy, Glen Mills, Haverford School, Interboro, Monsignor Bonner, Penn Wood, and Sun Valley

Team Red (West): Conestoga, Delco Christian, Garnet Valley, Harriton, Haverford, Lower Merion, Marple Newtown, Penncrest, Radnor, Ridley, Springfield, Strath Haven, and Upper Darby.

Last year the East Team won, 27-7 over the West squad.

Tickets ($5) are available at all Delaware County fire houses and police stations and will be sold at the gate on game night. Pre-game activities will begin at 7 PM. Kick-off is scheduled 7:30 PM.

If you can’t make it to the game, LIVE  audio coverage will be provided by and updates via Tiger Radio Network’s Twitter account, @MNTigers. Larry O’Connor, Sam Snyderman and Erik Kelling will assist the crew from to bring you all the action LIVE on game day. Jim Allsman, the Tiger’s public address announcer, will be handling the PA duties for those in attendance.

For more information on the Hero Bowl and the Hero Scholarship Fund, please visit