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Southmoreland hires baseball coach |

Southmoreland hires baseball coach

Rachel R. Basinger
| Friday, January 30, 2009 12:00 a.m

Southmoreland School Board Thursday hired Greg Prutz of Scottdale as high school varsity baseball head coach for the 2008-09 school year.

The board also approved a continued agreement with Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, to allow high school juniors and seniors to enroll in college classes that are offered in the evenings and on weekends at the campus.

Superintendent John Halfhill said the district has been participating in the program for two years and the application for this year’s participation is due Feb. 17.

He added that the district does not sustain any costs concerning the program, which is paid for by the state.

Halfhill said district officials are hoping to look into the possibility of doing a similar program with Westmoreland County Community College.

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