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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Orioles fall to Angels in 13 innings, 1-0
Albert Pujols put Los Angeles in front with an RBI single, and the Angels held on for a 1-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles that averted a three-game sweep.
Post 13 eliminated, 5-4
Funkstown Post 211 used a three-run first inning and a pair of single-run innings, and limited the damage on Fort Cumberland Post 13’s 11 hits to notch a 5-4 victory to advance and eliminate the tournament host Thursday in the third round of the Maryland American Legion State Baseball Tournament at Hamilton Field.
Hold on a minute ... we know these guys
Tom Bosley says this isn’t the Garrett County revival of “Space Cowboys”. They’re just getting the band back together — Bosley, Don Stemple, Oren Yoder and Matt Redinger. They’ve been there, done that, and they’re ready, willing and able to be there and do it again.
Pee Wee football openings exist
The following teams of the Tri-State Pee Wee Football League have openings for players, ages 6 and not yet 12: Cumberland Cardinals, contact Norm Spencer, 301-697-0420; Cumberland Raiders, contact Chad Hamilton, 240-362-1800; Cresaptown Eagles, contact Dave Freeman, 240-727-0302; LaVale Lions, contact Ken Ward, 301-616-4773, and Ridgeley Hawks, contact Grant Shoemaker, 301-697-7657.
Players interested in playing for the Cardinals should report to Bowers Field Monday, Aug. 4, 6 p.m.
- Sports Calendar - 08/01/2014
Manziel battling playbook, Hoyer in first NFL camp
Johnny Manziel has quickly learned his college days — on the field anyway — are over.
Tennis star Wozniacki to run NYC Marathon
Caroline Wozniacki always feels confident she can outrun her opponent on the tennis court.
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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