Gulf War memorial 5K set for Sept. 21
CUMBERLAND — The Third Annual Gulf War Memorial 5K Run and mile walk will be held September 21 at 8:30 a.m. through downtown Cumberland with all proceeds benefitting the completion of the memorial wall.
Registration will be held from 7:30-8:15 a.m. at the Gulf War Memorial located behind the VFW on Park Street beside the Cumberland Post Office. Registration is $17 for early registration and $20 race day. Race will be an out and back trail course that goes down the Cumberland Mall upon the Allegany Passage to the Historic Narrows and back. Overall and age groups will be awarded. Door prizes and refreshments will follow the conclusion of the race. Race applications can be downloaded at www.qcstriders.org, or call Sharon Ellsworth at 301-729-6451 for more info.
To find out more please visit www.gulfwarmemorial.org. All proceeds will benefit the completion of the wall.
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hosting Boggs Cup
FROSTBURG — The 20th annual Carroll Boggs Cup, pitting 12-man teams from Cumberland and Maplehurst country clubs in weekend matches in memory of the late CCC professional, begins today with 36 holes of play at Maplehurst.
Maplehurst, which won last year’s match 12 1/2 to 11 1/2 at Cumberland, will be seeking a third straight victory. Cumberland still holds the lead in the series, 10-8-1.
Today’s play begins with fourball matches at 9 a.m., followed by foursomes at 2:30. On Sunday, singles matches start at noon.
Keyser dominates home cross
KEYSER, W.Va. — Leland Henderson finished first and Keyser runners took the top five positions in a boys cross country victory on Thursday.
Keyser won with 15 points, with Tucker County second with 41. Hope for Hyndman Charter and Paw Paw had incomplete team scores
Henderson won with a time of 18:05 and was followed by teammates Jordan Lawrence (18:58), Pierce Miller (19:30), Jeremy Robertson (19:56) and Wesley Minsall (20:03).
Walker Blosser (20:27) led Tucker with a six-place showing. Zack Harrold was eighth in 21:07 for Paw Paw, and Keith Deneen was 14th in 23:21 for Hope for Hyndman.
CUMBERLAND — Blake Geatz assisted Tim Carpenter’s first goal in Allegany’s 4-0 boys soccer win over Calvary Christian Academy Thursday night at Greenway Avenue Stadium.
Gulf War memorial 5K set for Sept. 21
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