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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 30th, 2019 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 five Tigers who will represent Marple Newtown in the 43rd Annual Hero Bowl: Jake Simpson, Luke Jelus, Marlon Weathers, Colin Ferry and Sal Tartaglia. 

The 2019 Hero Bowl teams are arranged as follows:

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

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

Last year the Red Team won, 10-6, over the Blue 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. Dave DiPasqua will be handling the play-by-play duties on 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