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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Wizards seek real homecourt advantage vs. Bulls
If empty seats are any indication, the Washington Wizards are just as big of a surprise in their own city as they are to the rest of the NBA.
Rapidly maturing Blue Jackets pushing Penguins
Dan Byslma can understand getting outplayed. It happens to even the most experienced hockey teams during the long slog postseason slog to the Stanley Cup.
Eirich voted Player of Year
CUMBERLAND — Trenton Eirich, who led Allegany to one of the most successful three-year runs in school history and finished among the all-time leaders in multiple categories in the storied boys basketball program at the Sedgwick Street school, has had his name added to another pretty prestigious list.
Sivic’s grand slam powers Allegany past Northern
ACCIDENT — Colton Sivic’s grand slam secured No.1 ranked Allegany’s 10-5 victory over No. 3 Northern in an Appalachain Mountain Athletic Conference matchup Wednesday evening as the Campers stayed perfect on the season.
Petersburg outlasts Pendleton
FRANKLIN — Second-ranked Petersburg’s four-run seventh inning propelled the Vikings over Pendleton County 14-10 on Wednesday afternoon.
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Georgius leads FSU over No. 23 Marietta
MARIETTA, Ohio — Kenny Georgius scattered six hits and struck out seven over eight solid innings to lift Frostburg State to a 7-1 win over No. 23 Marietta College for a split of their Wednesday afternoon doubleheader.
PSC sweeps Westmoreland
YOUNGWOOD, Pa. — Mariah Martin tossed a two-hitter and Britani Chambers homered in the first game, and Meghan Anderson led a 13-hit attack in the second as Potomac State swept Westmoreland, 5-2 and 6-3, on Wednesday afternoon.
In the opener, Martin, staked to a 3-0 lead in the first inning, allowed only two hits, struck out eight and walked just one in a complete-game victory.
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NFL players talk about race with Harvard students
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Richard Sherman was called all kinds of names after his raging rant at the end of the NFC championship game. It was worth it, the Seattle cornerback said, because it gave him a chance to talk about the perception of black athletes to a wider audience.
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