Times-News seeks All-Area nominations
CUMBERLAND — The Times-News is asking baseball and softball head coaches to submit nominations for the all-area team to the sports department.
Coaches should turn in names and relevant stats for any players they would like to nominate.
Please submit any nominations for the baseball team to Mike Mathews at firstname.lastname@example.org, and direct any softball nominations to Chris Appel at email@example.com.
Coaches can also fax any information to 301-722-5270 or mail it to P.O. Box 1662, 19 Baltimore St., Cumberland, Md. 21502.
FSU’S Weiss named to ECAC All-Star team
CENTERVILLE, Mass. — Frostburg State junior third baseman Zach Weiss was recently selected as an Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) First Team All-Star after a stellar first year with the Bobcats in 2014.
A First-Team All-Capital Athletic Conference selection, Weiss finished the season 17th in the country and second in the CAC with 73 hits. Weiss, a D3baseball.com All-South Region honoree, finished 57th in the nation in doubles (16) and 60th in total bases (98).
A Pasadena, Md. native, Weiss was second in the CAC in at-bats (183), fifth in triples (3) and sixth in runs (42). His 73 hits are good for second in a single season in program history.
One of nation’s top lead-off hitters, Weiss helped FSU lead the conference in batting average (.338), doubles (110), slugging percentage (.478) and triples (22). Frostburg finished the season with a 28-13 record.
Harold Humbertson hits hole-in-one
LONACONING — Harold Humbertson hit a hole-in-one Wednesday at Winnfield Golf Course, acing the 130-yard No. 3. He was playing in a group with Lowell Thomas.
Hot Stove All-Star Games Saturday
POTOMAC PARK — The Hot Stove Baseball All-Star Games will be held Saturday at the Hot Stove Complex near the Cumberland Fairgrounds.
The American League East and National League East as well as both West division teams will play on Saturday with the winners advancing to Sunday’s games.
Game times for both days are as follows: 13-year-old begins at 11 a.m., 14-year-old starts at 2 p.m., and the 15-year-old game at 5 p.m.
Players should arrive at the field 45 minutes prior to the start of their respective game.