The annual “Homecoming” game between the Fort Hill Sentinels and the Allegany Campers took place on Saturday at Greenway Avenue Stadium. With over 10,000 fans in attendance, the rivalry features schools separated by just two miles and has been going on since 1936 with both schools going through their homecoming festivities. The winner gets “The Black Kettle,” a traveling trophy with scores from all the previous games engraved on it. Fort Hill has won 8 straight and leads the all-time series 54-32-4.
Kristian is a 3-year starter letterman on the varsity football team. He was a 2 time All Area Player and the Defensive Player of the Year. He is a member of the National Honor Society as well.
Jesse is ranked 2nd in the senior class. He is the Senior Class President, a member of the 1200 Club and I enrolled in several AP Classes. Jesse plays football as well as being a member of the track team. Jesse is a great kid who is very well liked and always does what he is asked. Jesse plans to attend the University of Maryland and hopes to become a radiologist.
In the 30th Annual “Turkey Day Game, Jerry had one the best games of this rivalry series. Accounting for 16 of the camper 22 points, Jerry led his team to a 22-7 win over Fort Hill before a full house crowd of over 6500 fans. Jerry amassed 97 yards of pass receiving and rushing, scoring 2 Camper Touchdowns and a record setting 39-yard field goal. The Campers completed their season with a 7-3 record under the tutelage of Coach Ed Schwarz. Jerry was named to the All-City squad in 1965 and the leading scorer with 62 points.
Shannon played in the Fort Hill – Allegany rivalry his sophomore, junior and senior year and Fort Hill was victorious in all three. Never was Trimble’s brilliant play more evident than during the homecoming rivalry game in his senior season. Trimble intercepted a pass for the second straight year to ice a victory for the Sentinels. He also rushed for 167 yards and scored 2 touchdowns one being a 98 yard punt return and was named MVP of the game. His game accomplishments were remarkable in hi senior season: * 29 Touchdowns and 182 points. * 1470 yards on 112 carries * Caught 31 passes for 669 yards * And the all purpose yardage leader with 2847 yards averaging 219 yards per game.