Penn Charter marks 126th football game against Germantown Academy with 35-7 victory

William Penn Charter School’s football team clinched a 35-7 victory over Germantown Academy on Saturday, marking the 126th game played between the two rival schools. 

The two teams are part of what is said to be the longest-running, continuous football rivalry in the country and fans come from all over the country to be a part of it. 

As the final whistle blew, marking Penn Charter’s victory, fans rushed onto the field while Head Coach Jeff Humble stepped back to praise his team and take in the moment. 

“It’s emotional,” he said. “Look at my guys, they’re not gonna play for me again, you know, it’s tough they played their hearts out.” 

This weekend’s game was held at Germantown Academy in Fort Washington, Pa. 

Check out the photos above from NewsWorks contributor Bas Slabbers. 

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