If you are from Anywhere, USA, and happened to stumble upon this site, Franklin and Oil City are about eight miles apart along Route 8 in Venango County, Pa. -- which is about halfway between Pittsburgh and Erie in the western part of the state.
Penny Weichel, site editor
Covering high school football in Venango County, Pa.
Venango Catholic/St. Joseph facts 'n figures
St. Joseph, located in Oil City, fielded a team from 1931-61 before it evolved into Venango Christian (now Catholic). VC dropped football after the 1988 season. VC students have played football under co-op agreements with Oil City and Franklin.
Tom O'Connor threw for 966 yards in 1971 and holds the VC career passing yardage record with 1,547.