The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA


September 12, 2013

Harold Raker's high school football column: Batts wants to be No. 1 again

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It just shows how precious time really is.

Last year, after Batts put on a show against Berwick at home, Berwick's Hall of Fame coach, George Curry, when told Batts was only a ninth grader said, "He's just a freshman? Wow! He's going to be a great player here for four years."

If everything goes well, maybe he can at least have half of that time.

n Sports editor Harold Raker covers high school football for The Daily Item. Email comments to

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