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Westmont wins both ends of swimming meet at Somerset
With just three regular-season meets remaining and regionals right on the horizon, the Westmont Hilltop boys and girls swim teams appear to be peaking at the right time.
Somerset worried about turnovers in semifinal game
Somerset spent the week preparing for its first foray into the postseason in six years.
The Golden Eagles (5-5) fell 21-7 to Hollidaysburg in that District 6 Class AAA first-round game in 2007.
Somerset will hope for a different outcome this time as it moves into PIAA subregional action on Friday night. The squad finished as the third seed in the District 5-6-8-9 Class AAA region and will play second-seeded University Prep at 7 p.m. at Cupples Stadium in Pittsburgh in semifinal action.
Somerset succumbs in straight sets
It was a long drive drive to Shanksville-Stonycreek High School from Meadville on Tuesday night.
For the Bulldogs volleyball squad, it was well worth the journey to their PIAA Class AA first-round contest. Meadville defeated District 5 champion Somerset in straight sets 25-21, 25-19, 25-15.
Penn Cambria rallies to beat Somerset
Play like there is tomorrow. Penn Cambria has had that mindset the last two weeks as they needed to win their last two games just to make it into the playoffs.
Bedford boys defeat Somerset
Bedford’s Blake Baer scored with 8:41 remaining to give the Bisons a 2-1 win Thursday night against Somerset in the District 5 Class AA boys soccer championship.
It was the third straight district title for Bedford, which will take on District 9 champ Bradford 7 p.m. Saturday in a PIAA sub-regional at Northern Bedford.
Juniata shuts out Somerset girls
Somerset had its chances. But at the end of the day, the only thing that counts is now many goals go into the net.
The Golden Eagles outplayed and outshot Juniata everywhere but on the scoreboard.
Somerset claims District 5-AA volleyball crown
It took a little under an hour for Somerset to defeat Bedford for the District 5 Class AA volleyball crown Thursday at Somerset High School.
The Golden Eagles, who will play the District 9 runner-up, either Bradford or Punxsutawney, at 1 p.m. Saturday in a PIAA Sub-Regional at Elk County Catholic in St. Marys, downed the Bisons 25-14, 25-9, 25-19.
Somerset makes history against McCort
While history was being celebrated down the road in Johnstown, history was being made on Friday night in Somerset.
For the first time in 23 meetings, Somerset defeated Bishop McCort in football, as the Golden Eagles stunned the Crimson Crushers, 19-13.
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.
Somerset continues strong start against Bishop Carroll
For the first time since 2004, Somerset is 2-0.
The Golden Eagles’ strong start to the season continued with a dominating 28-14 win over the Bishop Carroll Huskies. The game was played in front of a large crowd.
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