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New faces in many places this fall

In District 5, Football, Soccer, Volleyball on July 29, 2009 at 7:33 am

Christina Dunmyer of The Daily American takes a comprehensive look at coaches around the Somerset County sports scene in today’s editions.

In addition to the coaching changes first reported here, Jerry Kaizen taking over football at Rockwood and Gene Boley assuming control of football at Shade, the article notes several significant changes among some of the other sports. More…


Ferndale gets a man in place

In District 6, Ferndale, Football, WestPAC on July 14, 2009 at 12:39 am

WJAC-TV is reporting via a text entry on its web site that Tony Penna Jr. will take over as football coach and athletic director at Ferndale.

Penna becomes the fourth new head coach in the WestPAC this season, following Jim Fisher at Conemaugh Valley, Jerry Kaizen at Rockwood and Gene Boley at Shade.


Shade coach just one of several changes

In Conemaugh Valley, District 5, Football, Rockwood, Shade, WestPAC on July 9, 2009 at 8:28 am

The Tribune-Democrat and Somerset Daily American each had profiles this morning of new Shade head football coach Gene Boley.

For the avid reader of this site (and we know that’s all of you!), you can recall that we broke the news to you about this hire in late May. We were also the first to give you a feature on Conemaugh Valley’s new coach, and broke the news of Rockwood’s new boss.


Somerset native makes it pro

In Hockey on July 7, 2009 at 11:20 pm

Not too long ago, QZ93 Sports went by a different name: CDM Sports. The “M” in that name stood for Bob McElligott, who helped form the network alongside Jack Dickey and the late Nathan Codispoti.

Now it is a pleasure to see that Bob continues to advance in his career, moving up from Syracuse of the AHL to join the broadcast team for Columbus in the NHL. More…