Hersheypark Stadium

Big 33 Football Classic between Maryland, Pennsylvania resumes at new site with new partnership

Big 33 Football Classic between Maryland, Pennsylvania resumes at new site with new partnership

Over the past six months, the Big 33 Football Classic has undergone a number of behind-the-scenes changes, but little of that will be evident when the high school all-star football game between Maryland and Pennsylvania kicks off Saturday night.

The one obvious change will be the venue. The game has left Hersheypark Stadium for Landis Field, an 11,500-seat stadium at Central Dauphin Middle School in Harrisburg. The four-day practice schedule, the host-family experience, the Buddy Program which matches each player with a special needs youngster for the week and the Friday-night recognition program are going on as they have for years.

Earlier this year, the Pennsylvania...

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