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Friday preview: Forest Hills concerned about Bishop Guilfoyle
Bishop Guilfoyle accomplished something not many believed possible during last week’s win against Cambria Heights. The Marauders significantly hampered the Highlanders’ high-powered run game.
Don’t be surprised if Bishop Guilfoyle’s blueprint for defensive success is copied by other members of the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference when going against Cambria Heights.
Richland, Johnstown look to tackle bullying
Two local school districts are banding together to stop bullying.
VIDEO | Johnstown scripts win over Westmont
Greater Johnstown offensive lineman Mike Brooks lifts quarterback Deion Moore after Moore scored a touchdown during the Trojans’ 20-17 victory over Westmont Hilltop on Friday night.
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.
No rest for Johnstown defense in gritty win
If Friday night’s football game between Central Cambria and Greater Johnstown were a prizefight, the card would have given the Red Devils a big edge in punches landed.
But it also would have credited Johnstown (1-1) with connecting on a couple of haymakers, enough to score a 15-6 decision at Trojan Stadium.
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.”
Penn Cambria runs over Johnstown
Penn Cambria entered the season facing the high expectations that accompanied the LHAC coaches’ preseason No. 1 ranking.
Veteran Panthers coach Ernie Fetzer wasn’t entirely comfortable with the top billing in the weeks leading up to Friday’s contest against visiting Greater Johnstown.
Fresh faces, same goals for Greater Johnstown
A lot of familiar names will be missing from the Johnstown High lineup this season.
Twenty-three players graduated from a group that helped Johnstown go 27-8 and win a pair of District 6 Class AAA titles over the past three seasons.
Coach Tony Penna Jr., who has 19 wins in his two years as Johnstown’s head coach, will put a lot of new faces on the field. The Trojans still have considerable talent and depth on the roster despite the loss of standouts such as Temple-bound Alkwan Williams, Army’s Gervon Simon, Youngstown State’s Brock Eisenhuth and St. Francis’ Dwight Andrews and Mark Watson.
Somerset’s Coyle captures triple jump crown
A year ago, Jayna Coyle seemed to surprise even herself when she qualified for the state track
and field championships in the triple jump.
She didn’t win the event at the District 6 Class AAA meet – the only way to make it automatically – but she got a distance good enough to go.
Richland outruns Bedford for title
The Richland boys’ track and field team was disappointed that it didn’t win the regular season Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference title outright, tying with Bedford and Central Cambria on top of the standings.
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