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Ties are for the neck, not the City
It wasn’t supposed to happen. It rarely has.
The last time it did, Bill Clinton was President. O.J. Simpson’s murder trial had just begun. The Dow Jones hit 4,000 for the first time ever. Cal Ripken Jr. broke Lou Gehrig’s record by playing in his 2,131st straight game. Michael Jordan ended a 17-month retirement and baseball odyssey and returned to the Bulls. Tiger Woods won the U.S. Amateur Championship.
Roberts finds new role, challenge at Liberty
There are many secrets to success.
Actually, they’re not secrets at all. We know them, no matter if we’re an athlete, chef, businessman or bus driver.
Time for everyone to take a ‘T’
Technically speaking, it’s become a bit of a problem.
And it raised its ugly head Friday night when four technical fouls were called in the Bishop Walsh-Allegany City League boys basketball game. Three were against Bishop Walsh.
New year ushers in new feeling at Bishop Walsh
To say the mood at Bishop Walsh after Friday evening’s City League opener was a tad different than a year ago would be the understatement of the century.
They play, and it just happens
Fort Hill football coach Todd Appel has tried his best to describe his team’s turnaround from a couple of early-season blowouts and its ability to now find ways to win during a seven-game streak that has put the Sentinels on the doorstep of another region championship.
Déjà vu, 21-20
“I’m totally thrilled with our kids. I’m totally thrilled with everything that went on tonight,’’ said Fort Hill coach Todd Appel. “They kept the faith and kept on digging. They never gave up at all.”
Keyser rolls over Frankfort
Second-ranked Keyser dominated the first half, turned the Mineral Bowl into a runaway and walked away with county bragging rights for the eighth time in nine years with a 32-7 victory over fifth-ranked Frankfort Friday evening.
Local booters help Potomac State climb to No. 1
Few people have a better eye for spotting talent than Potomac State College men’s soccer coach Ray Kiddy.
Falcons thumps Mountain Ridge
The Frankfort Falcons have a pretty good memory, and Friday night they made a mess out of Mountain Ridge’s Homecoming.
Big plays send Frankfort over Moorefield, 28-20
In a game of big plays, no one stood out more than Frankfort linebacker Brady Watson, who ran for more than 100 yards, scored three touchdowns, and pulled off perhaps the theft of the year in leading the Falcons to a 28-20 win over Moorefield in their home debut Friday night.
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