TRIVIA

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Trivia

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1. Which team scored the most points ever versus Phillipsburg in a game? How many points did they score? What year?

2. Who was the first running back in P'burg history to rush for more than 1,000 yards in a season? How many yards did he have? What year did he accomplish this feat?

3. Who was Phillipsburg's last opponent at Maloney Stadium prior to its renovation in the 1990s? Who won? What was the score?

4. Which former Phillipsburg player transferred to Easton and later rushed for 190 yards on Thanksgiving Day, helping the Rovers beat the favored Stateliners?

5. In which decade did Phillipsburg have three unbeaten seasons, and four others where they only lost one game?

6. What is the highest scoring game ever played at Maloney Stadium? Who won? What was the score?

7. Which former P'burg player and school record-holder attended junior college in California and then played for the Arizona Wildcats in the PAC 10 conference? What school record does he hold?

8. Name three former P'burg players who won either the MVP award or Outstanding Lineman award versus Easton and four months later won an individual state wrestling championship.

9. What is the fewest number of points ever allowed by Phillipsburg in an entire season? What year did this occur?

10. Name the former Phillipsburg player who ran an interception back for a TD versus Easton when he was only a freshman.

11. In which back-to-back years did Turkey Day fans see an unbeaten P'burg team lose to Easton, followed the next year by an unbeaten Rover team falling to the Stateliners?

12. Which P'burg head coach compiled the highest winning percentage during his tenure at Phillipsburg?

13. In 2003 all-state running back Brandon Mason established the single season rushing record with 1,880 yards. How many times that year did he rush for more than 200 yards in a game, and who were the opponents?

14. What year was the P'burg/Easton game first televised on ESPN? Who won? What was the final score?

15. Which former Stateliner all-state wide receiver set school and state records for receptions and yards receiving in a season during his senior year? How many receptions and yards receiving did he have? Who was the quarterback? What year did he set the records?

16. In 1977, P'burg won its first sectional state title since playoffs had begun in 1974. Who did they defeat in the championship game and what was the score?

17. What was P'burg head coach Bob Stem's record vs P'burg while he was head coach at Bethlehem Catholic in PA?

18. Phillipsburg has had two seasons in which it had two running backs who gained more than 1,000 yards rushing in the same season. What years did this occur and who were the running backs?

19. In 1970, Dave Stetler kicked the winning field goal in the final seconds to defeat Allentown Dieruff. What was the final score?

20. In what year did P'burg begin using the nickname Stateliners?

21. Name the P'burg QB who was named offensive MVP of the P'burg/Easton game when he was only a sophomore. What year did he win the award?

22. Which P'burg player worked with world-renowned oceanographer/deep sea explorer Jacques Cousteau following his graduation from college?

23. In what year did P'burg abandon the single wing and begin using the t-formation?



(1) Elizabeth, 54, 2012   (2) Mike Ritz, 1,111, 1977   (3) Council Rock (Pa.), P'burg 32-3.   (4) Tyrone Randolph   (5) 1940s   (6) 1949, P'burg 49  McKinley Tech 35   (7) Nate Johnson, longest run from scrimmage, 93 yards vs ACC in 1978   (8) Buddy Morris, Kevin Kane, Greg Troxell   (9) 6, 1941   (10) Malcolm Dock   (11) 1954, 1955   (12) Art Pursel  1932-1935  .897%   (13) 4 times: Watchung Hills (207), Franklin (305), Hunterdon Central (300), Ridge (260)   (14) 1988, P'burg 20-15   (15) Mike Lelko, 87,  1,353,   Keith Kullman, 1995   (16) Parsippany, 26-0   (17) 9-1   (18) 1994, Joe Luke and Leonard Moore, and 2010 Dana Lee & Gerald VanDeCruz   (19) 3-2   (20) 1955   (21) Chris Troxell, 1981   (22) Jim Clymer   (23) 1945
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