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Football: River Hill prepares for fourth state title game appearance
Football: River Hill prepares for fourth state title game appearance

Two months ago, a state championship was pretty low on the list of priorities for the River Hill football team. Having lost two games in a row — to Atholton on Sept. 16 and to Hammond a week later to drop to 2-2 — the Hawks' most immediate concern, like Indianapolis Colts coach Jim Mora's back in 2001, was just to win another game. River Hill (11-2) did win another game, and then eight more in a row after that, most recently dominating visiting Aberdeen, 41-7, in the 3A state semifinals Nov. 25. The win earned River Hill a trip back to M&T Bank Stadium on Saturday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. to play Thomas Johnson (10-3) for the 3A state championship. "After our...

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