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TV takes time at Township

In Conemaugh Township, District 5, Football, Forest Hills, WestPAC on August 19, 2009 at 3:09 pm

WJAC-TV turned its cameras to Conemaugh Township on Tuesday, profiling the Indians as part of its “Two-A-Days” series leading up to the football season.

Check out the video by following the link! The other team profiled on Tuesday was the Laurel Highlands’ Forest Hills Rangers.

Unlike Portage, it doesn’t appear that WJAC-TV has any extra “raw” video with Conemaugh Township players and coaches.

“Two-A-Days: Conemaugh Township” (WJAC-TV)

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Somerset leads group of advancing baseball teams

In Baseball, District 6, Forest Hills, LHAC, Somerset on May 19, 2009 at 8:41 am

The Somerset Golden Eagles continued on their path toward a repeat of a state championship appearance by dispatching Forest Hills on Monday.

The Golden Eagles advanced to the District 6 Class AAA championship with the 7-5 win and will face No. 3 Bellefonte on Thursday at 3 p.m. at Blair County Ballpark in Altoona.

Eagles advance to AAA championship game (The Daily American)
Somerset beats Forest Hills to go back to district championship game (The Tribune-Democrat)

Elsewhere around the diamond … More…

Baseball, softball playoffs the focus this week

In Baseball, Berlin, Conemaugh Township, District 5, District 6, Forest Hills, Meyersdale, North Star, Softball, Somerset on May 18, 2009 at 11:14 am

The District 5 baseball playoffs get going later this week while the District 6 playoffs continue along today.

District 6 Class AAA Somerset, the top seed, hosts No. 5 Forest Hills this afternoon at 4 p.m. in the district semifinals. More…

Valko’s debut in freestyle a good one

In College Sports, Forest Hills, Pitt-Johnstown, Wrestling on April 27, 2009 at 9:39 am

Pitt-Johnstown’s Shane Valko was looking for a national championship during this past season at the NCAA Divison II wrestling championships, but came up short in his bid.

So the Forest Hills graduate is doing everything he can this summer to prepare to bring a national title back to the Richland campus. That even includes wrestling freestyle for the first time, according to a story in today’s Tribune-Democrat. More…

Somerset baseball bounces Forest Hills with monster inning

In Baseball, District 6, Forest Hills, LHAC, Somerset on April 18, 2009 at 9:28 am

It just takes one good half-inning sometimes.

Of course, when that half-inning lasts an hour and brings in a dozen runs, that’s all you need.

The Golden Eagles trailed by four on the road entering the top of the third inning and led by eight in the bottom half, according to today’s Tribune-Democrat. More…

Forest Hills baseball tops Johnstown

In Baseball, District 6, Forest Hills, Greater Johnstown, LHAC on April 1, 2009 at 9:16 am

George Roberts has been a strong player for the Forest Hills Rangers for a while now, and he proved his worth again on Tuesday.

Roberts led the Rangers to a 15-1, five-inning victory at Fichtner Field, according to The Tribune-Democrat. More…

Strayer knocked out of NCAA tournament

In College Sports, Forest Hills, Wrestling on March 20, 2009 at 12:40 pm

Penn State senior Jake Strayer, a former standout at Forest Hills, fell twice on Friday, ending his career with the Nittany Lions in stunning fashion.

After a morning-session loss, Strayer faced Navy’s Joe Baker on Friday night and was leading early, until a referee’s decision cost him his tournament. More…

Strayer wins first two at NCAA championships

In College Sports, Forest Hills, Wrestling on March 19, 2009 at 5:55 pm

Former Forest Hills wrestling standout Jake Strayer went 2-0 on Day 1 at the NCAA Division I championships in St. Louis.

Penn State’s Strayer will face the tournament’s No. 2 seed, Reece Humphrey of Ohio State, in Friday morning’s quarterfinal round. More…

Valko a runner-up at nationals; Whetstone finishes fifth

In Claysburg, College Sports, District 6, Forest Hills, Pitt-Johnstown, Wrestling on March 14, 2009 at 8:35 pm

Forest Hills graduate Shane Valko fell 2-1 in overtime against Kutztown’s Joe Kammerer and finished second in the nation at the NCAA Division II national wrestling championships. Pitt-Johnstown’s Valko, who beat Kammerer for the East Region crown in overtime two weeks ago, gave up an escape in the first tie-breaker period and was ridden out in the second.

Only a junior, Valko’s still got more time ahead to prove he’s the best in the country. Congratulations on a strong season and an All-American finish! More…