2008 Season Archives

1/26/2009 - Football
Ten Fort Hill players named to All-Area First Team
CUMBERLAND, MD - The 32-member first team chosen from nominations from area coaches has players representing six schools. Maryland Class 1A runner-up Fort Hill has the most first-teamers with 10.

1/23/2009 - Football
Fort Hill tackle Caleb Morris named co-Defensive Player of the Year
CUMBERLAND, MD - A pair of all-state defenders, Keyser linebacker Taige Redman and Fort Hill tackle Caleb Morris, the co-recipients of the Pepsi-Cola Area High School Football Defensive Player of the Year

1/17/2009 - Football
FH’s Todd Appel named Area Coach of the Year
CUMBERLAND, MD - Fort Hill’s Todd Appel the recipient of the Coca-Cola Golden Helmet High School Football Coach of the Year Award.

1/16/2009 - Football
Marcus Lashley named Area Offensive Player of the Year
CUMBERLAND, MD - Fort Hill senior led area in rushing, scoring, Sentinels to region crown.

12/10/2008 - Football
Teams like this one are one of a kind
Saturday’s state championship game in Baltimore played out to be a once-in-a-lifetime game.

12/6/2008 - Football
Sentinels lose a hearbreaker to Dunbar in the final seconds
BALTIMORE, MD - Dunbar touchdown, two-point conversion with two seconds left beats Fort Hill, 20-19 in State Championship Game.

11/28/2008 - Football
Sentinels dominate Joppatowne, 28-0, to advance to state title game
CUMBERLAND, MD - Marcus Lashley pounded for 200 yards and a touchdown and the swarming Fort Hill defense came up with four turnovers as the Sentinels shut out Joppatowne, 28-0, Friday night to advance to the Maryland Class 1A championship game.

11/21/2008 - Football
Fort Hill does it again, beats Alco 21-14
CUMBERLAND, MD - The Fort Hill Sentinels proved they could run the ball against Allegany with three long scoring drives and came up with big defensive stops in a 21-14 victory over the Campers for the Maryland Class 1A West Region championship on a cold and breezy Friday night.

11/14/2008 - Football
Fort Hill roars past Boonsboro
CUMBERLAND, MD - Marcus Lashley ran for two touchdowns and Eric Howser threw for two more as top-seeded Fort Hill rolled to a 35-0 win over fourth-seeded Boonsboro in the opening round of the Maryland State regional playoffs.

11/8/2008 - Football
HOMECOMING: Fort Hill 26, Allegany 22
CUMBERLAND, MD - Howser's one-yard sneak with 18 seconds to play wins instant classic for Sentinels.

11/8/2008 - Football
HOMECOMING: Friendship wins the day for Fort Hill
CUMBERLAND, MD - Hard work, faith and friendship. They all combined to produce a 26-22 Fort Hill victory over Allegany Saturday afternoon at Greenway Avenue Stadium in one of the most exciting games in the 80-game history of Fort Hill-Allegany football.

11/1/2008 - Football
Fort Hill wins nailbiter over Mountain Ridge
CUMBERLAND, MD - Mike Durr came up with the big play at the end of the first half, and Marcus Lashley and Garrett Dolly did the same in the second as third-ranked Fort Hill edged fourth-ranked Mountain Ridge, 24-21.

10/24/2008 - Football
Howser passes FH over Northern, 42-7
ACCIDENT, MD - Fort Hill showed the shotgun formation two weeks ago against Jefferson, but used it as their base offense Friday night to pile up the yards and points in a 42-7 win over Northern.

10/17/2008 - Football
Fort Hill over Douglass
CUMBERLAND, MD - The Fort Hill Sentinels capitalized on Frederick Douglass mistakes and turned in perhaps their best defensive performance of the season in a 14-12 victory on Friday night at Greenway Avenue Stadium.

10/10/2008 - Football
FH defense jams up Jefferson, 38-6
SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, WV - Third-ranked Fort Hill used an oppressive pass rush and a diverse offense to slug the Jefferson Cougars with a 38-6 pounding Friday night in Cougar Stadium at Jefferson High School.

09/26/2008 - Football
FH outlasts Cambridge, 36-28
CUMBERLAND, MD - In a thrilling game that had a little bit of everything, it came down to Fort Hill’s Sam Walker batting down a fourth-down pass in the closing seconds to nail down the Sentinels’ 36-28 victory over Cambridge-South Dorchester on a rainy Friday afternoon at Greenway Avenue Stadium.

09/19/2008 - Football
FH wins by forfeit, Dunbar coach takes team off the field with the lead in protest
CUMBERLAND, MD - An unusual ending led to familiar outcome Friday at Greenway Avenue Stadium. Two exciting pass plays, one to start the game, and two textbook drives were completely erased from existence when Fort Hill won the strangest game at Greenway in over a decade, 2-0, by forfeit.

09/12/2008 - Football
TDs in fourth lift Tornado over Sentinels 13-7
KEYSER, WV - Jeremy Green had deeper pockets than Fort Hill’s defense when it came down to big plays as the senior running back led Keyser to a 13-7 win over the Sentinels Friday at Stayman Field.

09/5/2008 - Football
FH comeback stops City, Sentinels’ rally to win Appel’s debut, 14-6
CUMBERLAND, MD - In a game where Fort Hill had two touchdowns nullified by penalties, Sam Walker got the one that counted when he scored on a 26-yard run with 3:36 left as the Sentinels defeated Baltimore City College in Todd Appel’s debut as head coach on a warm Friday night at Greenway Avenue.

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