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Forest Hills bounces back
Special teams proved to be very special for Forest Hills as they rebounded off a tough loss last week to Bishop McCort. It did not take long for the Rangers to take a lead over Bishop Carroll and never look back.
Friday preview: Somerset basking in football success
A few more signs saying “You’ve entered Golden Eagles Territory” align the streets of Somerset these days. There are a couple more people wearing Somerset football T-shirts at the grocery store.
Funny what a couple of decisive victories can do for a program and a community seeking to move past a couple decades of mostly losing seasons.
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Bishop McCort forces turnovers in win over Forest Hills
The latest chapter in one of the biggest football rivalries in the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference played out Friday night at Point Stadium when Bishop McCort hosted Forest Hills.
Friday night preview: It's rivalry week for Bishop McCort, Forest Hills
As Forest Hills football coach Don Bailey put it, the rivalry between his Rangers and Bishop McCort has “been good since the early 1980s.”
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By land, air and leg, the Forest Hills Rangers opened their 2012 campaign in impressive and, at times, dominating style on Friday night.
And the defense wasn’t bad either.
Forest Hills caught in numbers game
Don Bailey begins his 39th season as the Forest Hills coach and it’s a rarity when the Rangers aren’t one of the teams mentioned as a top contender in the challenging Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference.
But with only 34 players on the roster, it could be a lean year for the perennial Class AA power.
“This is the lowest number we’ve had since 1985,” Bailey said. “We do have some experienced skill players back with (17) returning lettermen that includes three starters back on both sides of the ball."
Kent State advances in College World Series
Winning a game for the first time at the College World Series isn’t supposed to be easy.
Just ask Kent State.
Forest Hills’ Smay places fifth in Class AA long jump
Brooke Smay is moving on up.
The Forest Hills junior earned a fifth-place position in the Class AA long jump with a leap of 17 feet, 3 ½ inches Friday on the first day of the PIAA Track and Field Championships at Shippensburg University.
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