Frostburg Elks Hoop Shoot Jan. 11
FROSTBURG — The Frostburg Elks will conduct their
local “Hoop Shoot” competition on Jan. 11, 3 p.m., in the
Mountain Ridge High School gymnasium.
Competition is open to all boys and girls ages 8 to 13, as of
April 1, 2014.
Contestants must be residents of the tri-state area. Local
winners will advance to district competition.
Wilbert Montgomery won’t return to Ravens
OWINGS MILLS (AP) — Baltimore Ravens running backs
coach Wilbert Montgomery won’t be back in 2014.
Ravens coach John Harbaugh says Montgomery “has
decided to pursue other coaching and life
Montgomery joined the Ravens in 2008.
Running back Ray Rice reached the Pro
Bowl three times under Montgomery’s
guidance, but this season Rice rushed for only 660 yards —
the fewest since his rookie year.
Baltimore’s running game was inconsistent and often
unproductive in 2013, but Harbaugh had nothing negative to
say about Montgomery, who’s coached for 17 seasons.
Harbaugh says, “Wilbert brought a passion to the Ravens
that helped our team, and the individuals on it, reach tremendous
Steelers fire offensive line coach Bicknell
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have fired
offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr. after just one season.
The Steelers (8-8) struggled to find any kind of continuity
on the line. Perennial Pro Bowl center Maurkice
Pouncey went down in the season opener with
a knee injury. Pittsburgh ended up using four
different players at the position, part of a unit
that used 10 different starting combinations
in 16 games.
Kelvin Beachum provided some stability at
left tackle, but former second-round picks Mike
Adams and Marcus Gilbert regressed. Pittsburgh finished
27th in the league in rushing and 29th in yards per carry.
Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was sacked 42 times,
though only 10 times over the final six games as the team
went to a no-huddle offense.
Frostburg Elks Hoop Shoot Jan. 11
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