Richard “Bing” Keeney began his career in football playing fullback for Frederick High School from 1951through 1954. He coached in the Frederick Midget League, winning the 1966, 1967, 1968, and 1974 titles. In 1975, he was named “Coach of the Year” by the Middletown Valley Athletic Association for his team’s record. After playing with the Falcons, Keeney became the coach of the Carroll County Chargers in 1982 and was named “Coach of the Year” by the Interstate League. In 1984, he took over the Frederick Falcons, winning C.I.F.L. championships in 1987, 1988, and 1989. Keeney was respected for his knowledge of the game and ability to work with his players and was known as an unselfish, dedicated coach.