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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Alco beats Northern
CRESAPTOWN — Ashleigh Eisentrout knocked in four runs to lead Allegany to an 11-2 win over Northern in Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference action Wednesday at Carl Belt Field, marking the 200th victory in the Camper head coaching career of Rick Twigg.
Allegany blanks Bishop Walsh
CUMBERLAND — Colton Sivic and Dylan Shockey doubled and singled, and four pitchers combined on a four-hit shutout to lead top-ranked Allegany to a 7-0 win over Bishop Walsh Wednesday at Al Martin Field.
Christopher Newport tops FSU 2-1 on Nicely’s RBI
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — A.J. Nicely’s RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning broke a tie game and lifted third-seeded Christopher Newport to a 2-1 victory over fourth-seeded Frostburg State in the opening round of the Capital Athletic Conference tournament Wednesday afternoon.
FSU rallies, defeats Saint Vincent, 15-13
LATROBE, Pa. — Malory Brunett, Megan White and Ellie Garner combined to score nine goals as Frostburg State rallied for a 15-13 women’s lacrosse victory over Saint Vincent on Wednesday afternoon.
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Jets sign former Titans RB Chris Johnson
NEW YORK — Always fast on the field, Chris Johnson is looking to quickly prove his critics wrong.
The New York Jets signed the former Titans running back Wednesday, a little over a week after he was officially released by Tennessee.
Wizards head to playoffs with win
BOSTON — Bradley Beal scored 27 points and Washington clinched the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 118-102 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.
Quick-strike Keyser turns back Fort Hill, 6-4
Keyser scored four runs in the bottom of the second and concluded the game with a bang-bang double play to defeat Fort Hill Monday in an Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference game at Keyser.
Thompson leads Petersburg’s victory
Marley Thompson had two hits, including a leadoff home run, to lead Petersburg over Pendleton County 9-1 on Monday evening.
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