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    Ron Cohen will turn 71 in September, right in the midst of his 30th season as George Washington High School’s head football coach. But ask the coaching legend about key milestones and whether self-reflection leads to thoughts about him calling it a career, and he’ll tell you that much like the statistics compiled for his Eagles, these are just numbers.

    A slow cooked spread

    You’ve come a long way, Baby! What I’m talking about here is the Crock Pot. From the device’s humble beginnings in 1970 as “The Bean Pot,” Rival Manufacturing tweaked its design, changed its name to “Crock Pot,” and made a fortune selling it.

    Oldtimers Association honors three former athletes

    The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association last week honored former athletes John Press, Bill Siegle and the late Tom Short with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.

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    Two journalists for the Northeast Times won three 2014 Keystone Press Awards in a statewide contest sponsored by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association.

    Oldtimers club gives two awards

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    Believe it

    Thanks to a dedicated mom and a supportive community, Lincoln’s Cody Kettyle recently played in the Blue-Grey All-American Bowl in Dallas.

    Susan Friedman rattled off the names of the cities and states, each one farther away and more untouchable than the one that preceded it.

    How hot is your chili?

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    Record-breaking Bullock eclipses 2,000 yards as Ryan rolls G.W.

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    New members inducted into Sports Hall of Fame

    Sixteen individuals last week were inducted into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame during a reception and ceremony at the Sheraton Society Hill.

    Brotherly love

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    NEW YORK — It’s just past 4 p.m. on the first day of the NFL Draft, and inside Room 410 of Midtown Manhattan’s InterContinental Barclay Hotel, Sharrif Floyd is receiving the royal treatment.

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