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By Jeff Seidel and Jeff Seidel,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | November 14, 1997
Francis Scott Key boys soccer coach G. Hibberd still enjoys the competition after 16 years. He continues to love what happens during each game and how he's a part of it.But Hibberd also feels that it's time to enjoy some other things life and so, after 16 years and two state championships, the 50-year old Eagles coach is stepping down.Hibberd took over the varsity team in 1982 and won back-to-back Class C (now 1A) state championships in 1985 and 1986. Under Hibberd the Eagles always seemed to play well in the playoffs.
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By Jeff Seidel and Jeff Seidel,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | November 14, 1997
Francis Scott Key boys soccer coach G. Hibberd still enjoys the competition after 16 years. He continues to love what happens during each game and how he's a part of it.But Hibberd also feels that it's time to enjoy some other things life and so, after 16 years and two state championships, the 50-year old Eagles coach is stepping down.Hibberd took over the varsity team in 1982 and won back-to-back Class C (now 1A) state championships in 1985 and 1986. Under Hibberd the Eagles always seemed to play well in the playoffs.
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By Glenn P. Graham and Glenn P. Graham,Staff Writer | September 7, 1993
The storybook season the Francis Scott Key Eagles enjoyed a year ago is a memory.Now the Eagles are trying to find a new identity with a new cast of players to make the 1993 campaign just as memorable.It won't be easy. Gone from last year's team, which won six of its last eight regular-season games to qualify for as a fourth seed in the region -- which the Eagles won -- is a cast of veterans who believed they could beat just about anyone.It has left Key with plenty of holes to fill, but 12-year coach "Gee" Hibberd believes he has the players to do it."
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By Glenn P. Graham and Glenn P. Graham,SUN STAFF | October 8, 1995
A bucket of ice is needed after every game and practice.Francis Scott Key striker Robbie Green knows it comes with the territory.Last year, when he scored 10 goals and added eight assists as a junior, a tag came along with it as the county's leading scorer.This year, he came back as the county's returning leading scorer and a marked man. Two and sometimes three defenders are hacking at him all game long, but Green doesn't seem to mind; in fact, he gives it right back."He bangs in there, gets up and bangs in there again.
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September 8, 1991
Coach: Granville "Gee" Hibberd, 10th yearAssistant coaches: Denny Snyder, John HinesLast year's record: 5-6-1 overall, 5-3-1 and fourth in the Monocacy Valley Athletic League, 0-3 and last in the countyTop returnees: Seniors, halfback Dave Layman, halfback Murray Valentine, halfbackDave Jordan, fullback Jeff Keefer, fullback Jon Cox, halfback Joe Wenck, halfback Chris Kurrle; juniors, fullback Jeremy Metcalfe, forward Paul Coale, goalkeeper John EngelTop newcomers:...
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By Glenn P. Graham and Glenn P. Graham,SUN STAFF | October 8, 1995
A bucket of ice is needed after every game and practice.Francis Scott Key striker Robbie Green knows it comes with the territory.Last year, when he scored 10 goals and added eight assists as a junior, a tag came along with it as the county's leading scorer.This year, he came back as the county's returning leading scorer and a marked man. Two and sometimes three defenders are hacking at him all game long, but Green doesn't seem to mind; in fact, he gives it right back."He bangs in there, gets up and bangs in there again.
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By Jeff Seidel and Jeff Seidel,Contributing Writer | November 19, 1992
North Carroll boys soccer coach Ed Powelson loves his job. That's not unusual.What might be unusual is that he feels that way after 32 years.Powelson played soccer at Fairmont (W.Va.) State College. When he began his teaching career, he turned to coaching.He enjoyed it right away, and that feeling has remained. And, as long as that feeling stays, so will he."The bottom line is I enjoy coaching. I enjoy the kids," said Powelson, whose daughter, Denean, guides the North Carroll field hockey team.
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By Kerry O'Rourke and Kerry O'Rourke,Staff writer | June 2, 1991
The new owners of Sherwood Square say they hope to revive the half-empty mall by changing its name.The 50,000-square-foot mall at 15 E. Main St. now is called Winchester Exchange, after the city's founder, William Winchester."
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December 9, 1990
WESTMINSTER - The outgoing Board of Commissioners has appointed 17 area farmers to the newly formed Agriculture Commission.The agriculture group will advise the new commissioners on farm issues affecting the county. Commissioner President John L. Armacost, Jeff Griffith and Julia W. Gouge set up the panel before leaving office.The commission was formed after a recommendation by the Future of Agriculture Subcommittee earlier this year. The subcommittee was formed by the commissioners with the goal of coming up with ideas to keep Carroll's agricultural industry viable into the next century.
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By Jeff Seidel and Jeff Seidel,Contributing Writer | November 12, 1992
Mike Locklear and the Francis Scott Key soccer team have discovered a way to blend that has led the Eagles to the state semifinals.Locklear, who transferred to Key, is a control-type player while the Boys soccerEagles favored a more wide-open attack.Each side has adjusted to the other.Locklear became the county's No. 2 scorer, and Francis Scott Key (7-6-1) won the Class 1A, Region II title to advance to the state semifinals.Locklear started his high school career by scoring 10 goals to lead the Poly junior varsity during his freshman year.
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By Glenn P. Graham | September 12, 1995
Carroll Christian PatriotsCoach: Mark Campbell. 1994 record: 8-6Top players: Levi Haines, Sr., MF; Steve Rill, Sr., D; Chip Leonard, Sr., GK; Casey Davis, Jr., F; Greg Shipe, Jr., F; Steve Parker, Jr., D; Jeremy Rodriguez, Jr., F; Frank Pinto, So., MF; Mark Elban, So., MF; Paul Albaugh, So., D.Outlook: The Patriots are coming off a second straight winning season and continue to be on the rise. Campbell, in his fourth year, has more depth than he's ever had and the new additions are blending in with a strong group of returning players.
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By Glenn P. Graham and Glenn P. Graham,Sun Staff Writer | October 5, 1994
It didn't take long for the South Carroll Cavaliers to show their stuff last night against the visiting Francis Scott Key Eagles.The Cavaliers (6-0, 4-0 in the county) jumped on Key (3-3, 2-1) with two goals in the opening five minutes, then held off a rally by the Eagles before coming on strong in the second half and emerging with a 5-1 win."We wanted to take control of things early and take them out of their game and we did that," said South Carroll coach Charlie Fazenbaker."I think they have the best coach [Gee Hibberd]
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By Glenn P. Graham and Glenn P. Graham,Staff Writer | September 7, 1993
The storybook season the Francis Scott Key Eagles enjoyed a year ago is a memory.Now the Eagles are trying to find a new identity with a new cast of players to make the 1993 campaign just as memorable.It won't be easy. Gone from last year's team, which won six of its last eight regular-season games to qualify for as a fourth seed in the region -- which the Eagles won -- is a cast of veterans who believed they could beat just about anyone.It has left Key with plenty of holes to fill, but 12-year coach "Gee" Hibberd believes he has the players to do it."
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By Jeff Seidel and Jeff Seidel,Contributing Writer | November 19, 1992
North Carroll boys soccer coach Ed Powelson loves his job. That's not unusual.What might be unusual is that he feels that way after 32 years.Powelson played soccer at Fairmont (W.Va.) State College. When he began his teaching career, he turned to coaching.He enjoyed it right away, and that feeling has remained. And, as long as that feeling stays, so will he."The bottom line is I enjoy coaching. I enjoy the kids," said Powelson, whose daughter, Denean, guides the North Carroll field hockey team.
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By Jeff Seidel and Jeff Seidel,Contributing Writer | November 12, 1992
Mike Locklear and the Francis Scott Key soccer team have discovered a way to blend that has led the Eagles to the state semifinals.Locklear, who transferred to Key, is a control-type player while the Boys soccerEagles favored a more wide-open attack.Each side has adjusted to the other.Locklear became the county's No. 2 scorer, and Francis Scott Key (7-6-1) won the Class 1A, Region II title to advance to the state semifinals.Locklear started his high school career by scoring 10 goals to lead the Poly junior varsity during his freshman year.
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September 8, 1991
Coach: Granville "Gee" Hibberd, 10th yearAssistant coaches: Denny Snyder, John HinesLast year's record: 5-6-1 overall, 5-3-1 and fourth in the Monocacy Valley Athletic League, 0-3 and last in the countyTop returnees: Seniors, halfback Dave Layman, halfback Murray Valentine, halfbackDave Jordan, fullback Jeff Keefer, fullback Jon Cox, halfback Joe Wenck, halfback Chris Kurrle; juniors, fullback Jeremy Metcalfe, forward Paul Coale, goalkeeper John EngelTop newcomers:...
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By Glenn P. Graham and Glenn P. Graham,Sun Staff Writer | October 5, 1994
It didn't take long for the South Carroll Cavaliers to show their stuff last night against the visiting Francis Scott Key Eagles.The Cavaliers (6-0, 4-0 in the county) jumped on Key (3-3, 2-1) with two goals in the opening five minutes, then held off a rally by the Eagles before coming on strong in the second half and emerging with a 5-1 win."We wanted to take control of things early and take them out of their game and we did that," said South Carroll coach Charlie Fazenbaker."I think they have the best coach [Gee Hibberd]
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By Glenn P. Graham | September 12, 1995
Carroll Christian PatriotsCoach: Mark Campbell. 1994 record: 8-6Top players: Levi Haines, Sr., MF; Steve Rill, Sr., D; Chip Leonard, Sr., GK; Casey Davis, Jr., F; Greg Shipe, Jr., F; Steve Parker, Jr., D; Jeremy Rodriguez, Jr., F; Frank Pinto, So., MF; Mark Elban, So., MF; Paul Albaugh, So., D.Outlook: The Patriots are coming off a second straight winning season and continue to be on the rise. Campbell, in his fourth year, has more depth than he's ever had and the new additions are blending in with a strong group of returning players.
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By Glenn P. Graham and Glenn P. Graham,Staff writer | September 8, 1991
With the regular season ready to get under way this week, all the county boys soccer coaches still have a few questions left unanswered.Familiar questions like, "Who's gonna put the ball in the net?" and "How well will the new players blend in with the older ones?" or "Will the young kids be able to learn the new system in time?"While there are still plenty of questions, optimism also abounds,as usual, from each coach. Here's a look at the county teams:SCOTT KEY EAGLESThe Eagles, under Coach Granville "Gee" Hibberd, have an intriguing mix of returning veterans and inexperienced players expected to come in and contribute.
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By Kerry O'Rourke and Kerry O'Rourke,Staff writer | June 2, 1991
The new owners of Sherwood Square say they hope to revive the half-empty mall by changing its name.The 50,000-square-foot mall at 15 E. Main St. now is called Winchester Exchange, after the city's founder, William Winchester."
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