taking applications for fall class
CUMBERLAND — Potomac Valley Board 204 of the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials (IAABO) is now accepting applications for its fall cadet class.
For more information, contact interpreter George Geatz at 301-707-9325 or contact any Board 204 member.
Offstein, Feezle win Andrea
BARTON — Madison Offstein and Casey Feezle were the overall winners of the eighth Andrea Gattens 5K Fun Run/Walk Saturday, Aug. 17 in Barton. Masters winners were Jen Sober and Larry Ferrens.
The memorial run is held annually in memory of Andrea Gattens, a former standout athlete at Westmar High School, where she played volleyball, basketball and softball. She also played volleyball at Allegany College of Maryland and was an avid runner, participating in many area races.
Proceeds from the race will fund $2,000 in scholarships in the areas of journalism and athletics at Mountain Ridge High School.
Race results are online at www.qcstriders.org.
Southern football tickets on sale
OAKLAND — Southern High School reserved-seat football season tickets are on sale now. Tickets ensure a reserved seat and parking in the season ticket lot behind Dennett Road Elementary. For more information and to order tickets, contact Joy Thrasher at 240-321-4550.
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Ridgeley, Lakeview advance to finals
POTOMAC PARK — Blake Rhodes doubled and singled twice while Wyatt Yates and Caleb Hare singled three times to power Ridgeley to a 14-4 victory over the Cumberland Kiwanis for a sweep of the Hot Stove League’s National League Championship Series Wednesday at Hamilton Field.
Laurel tops defending champs
POTOMAC PARK — Falan Garner had three hits and chased home a pair of runs and Laurel held of a furious ninth-inning rally by Funkstown to beat the defending state champs 9-8 Wednesday afternoon at the Maryland American Legion Baseball State Tournament at Memorial Field.
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Riley insists Heat will be competitive
MIAMI — One of the last things Miami Heat President Pat Riley told LeBron James before free agency began this summer was that he would be selling potential players on the notion of playing alongside a four-time NBA MVP.
Speedy Steelers rookie making quick impression
LATROBE, Pa. — Ryan Shazier grew up the football equivalent of a Rorschach test.
Orioles say they won’t dangle young arms for trade
BALTIMORE — The Orioles apparently won’t give up some of their young arms to get pitching help this season, and that likely means Jon Lester won’t be coming to Baltimore.
Stotler’s hit lifts Post 13 to 5-3 win
Brandon Stotler singled home Brady Hillegas to snap a 3-3 tie in the seventh inning and all nine starters hit safely as Fort Cumberland beat Severna Park 5-3 on a chilly opening night at the Maryland American Legion Baseball State Tournament Tuesday at Memorial Field.
Bosley returning to Southern sideline
Tom Bosley is back, again, at Southern Garrett High School.
And so are a few of his friends.
Casselman beats North Side, 9-1
Connor Christner fired a two-hitter and Lance Leydig had three hits to lead Casselman Valley to a 9-1 victory in the opening game of the Rec League Championship Series Tuesday evening at Frostburg State University.
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