Hot Stove team opens registration
WESTERNPORT — Anyone interested in playing Hot Stove baseball for Taylor Mines should contact John Smith at 301-707-5302.
Players who live in the Westernport and Georges Creek area and will be between the ages of 13 and 15 as of May 1 are eligible to play.
Post 13 planning baseball season
CUMBERLAND — The Fort Cumberland Post 13 American Legion baseball teams are planning for the upcoming season, with Mike Hutchinson the new manager of the senior team and Brian Kesner the manager of the junior team.
Interested players living in Allegany County are eligible and invited to play for Post 13. The age limit is 19 and under for the senior team, and 16 and under for the junior team. For more information, contact Hutchinson at 301-697-5243 or email@example.com, or Kesner at 301-876-3763. An informational meeting will be held at a later date.
Maddy, Madden win district
Hoop Shoot titles
FREDERICK — Local youths Abigail Maddy and Griffin Madden won first place in their respective divisions at the Elks Hoop Shoot district championships Saturday at Whittier Elementary School.
Maddy took first place in the girls 10-11 age division, and Madden was the winner in the boys 8-9 age division.
Maddy and Madden were two who had earned trips to the districts by winning the local Frostburg Elks Hoop Shoot.
Other locals participating in the district competition were Sydney Snyder, second in the 8-9 girls division; Payton Smith, second in the 12-13 girls division; Ashton Shimko, third in the 10-11 boys division, and Tim Sterne, second in the 12-13 boys division.
Maddy and Madden will compete in the state hoop shoot on Feb. 15 at Whittier Elementary.
Scaletta Memorial Tournament
meeting Feb. 9
LONACONING — There will be a meeting on Sunday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Westmar Middle School library for all Tri-County League coaches and any other teams wishing to participate in this year’s Gene Scaletta Memorial Tournament which begins March 3.
Anyone unable to attend the meeting but would like to reserve a spot in the tournament should call Rick Scaletta at 301-707-6629 after 3:30 p.m. or 301-463-6705 from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
PVAA Little League
CRESAPTOWN — The PVAA Little League is seeking umpires to work games in the upcoming season. Candidates must be at least 16 years of age, and previous experience is preferred.
If interested or for more information, contact Norman McKenzie at 240-920-9972.
No. 20 WVU
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Asya Bussie scored 19 points and pulled down a career-high 15 rebounds as No. 20 West Virginia overcame a sloppy offensive performance to beat TCU 66-62 Saturday night.
TCU (12-9, 3-6 Big 12) led 56-42 after Donielle Breaux’s layup with 7:50 remaining. West Virginia then rattled off a 16-4 run, capped by the second back-to-back 3-pointers by Taylor Palmer, pulling ahead 62-56 with 2:34 left.
Zahna Medley, who paced TCU with 29 points, single-handedly outscored WVU (19-3, 8-2) 6-1 over a 59-second span to pull the Horned Frogs within a point, 63-62. Palmer, however, made 3 of 4 free throws in the final 32 seconds to hold off TCU.
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Miller, Mtn. Ridge shut out Alco, 2-0
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George no-hits Frankfort
Brandon George fired a no-hitter and Trevor Harman’s two-run base hit in the seventh lifted fifth-ranked Petersburg over Frankfort 2-1 Tuesday evening at Frankfort High School.
ACM whips Wesleyan JVs twice
Allegany College of Maryland scored nine runs in its first at bats of the day, setting the tone for the Trojans to outscore West Virginia Wesleyan’s junior varsity 34-6 during a doubleheader sweep Tuesday at Allegany College.
Potomac splits with Frederick
Britani Chambers and Shayna Vetter homered to lead Potomac State to a 7-5 win and a split of a doubleheader with Frederick on Tuesday afternoon.
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Pacers rally past Hawks 101-85 to even series
Paul George scored 27 points and George Hill had all 15 of his points in the second half, leading the Indiana Pacers to a 101-85 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series.
DeRozan scores 30 as Raptors beat Nets 100-95
DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 15 points and 14 rebounds for his second straight playoff double-double and the Toronto Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 100-95 on Tuesday night, evening their first-round playoff series at one game apiece.
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