Association to meet
FORT ASHBY, W.Va. — The Fort Ashby Baseball Association will meet on Saturday, 9:30 a.m., in the commons area of Frankfort High School for the election of officers.
If interested in running for an office attendence is required. Voting will take place at this meeting. One parent of each child registered to play last year may cast a vote.
Kelly set to return to Notre Dame next season
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly will be back for a fourth season after leading the Fighting Irish to the national title game this past season.
Kelly issued a statement Saturday that after interviewing with the Philadelphia Eagles, he will remain as coach of the Irish.
Kelly said he has had thoughts about coaching in the NFL, but after much reflection and conversations with those closest to him he has decided to stay with the Irish.
Kelly led the Irish to a 12-1 record this past season and has an overall record of 28-11 in three seasons with Notre Dame.
new football scheduling model
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference has launched a football scheduling model for the arrival of Pittsburgh and Syracuse this fall.
The league says each ACC team will play an eight-game schedule, with six coming within its division. Of the two cross-divisional games, one will be against the same scheduling partner every season and the other will rotate every year.
The Atlantic Division members will host their primary partners from the Coastal Division this fall, while the Coastal teams will host games with their rotating cross-divisional opponents. As a result, six games will return to the same site as last year’s matchup.
Pittsburgh heads to the Coastal, Syracuse to the Atlantic and the two will play every year as primary partners in the 14-team league.
The ACC releases team schedules next month.
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It’s ‘Jeff Gordon Day’ at Indy for record 5th time
INDIANAPOLIS — With a fifth Brickyard 400 victory on the line Sunday, Jeff Gordon looked like the driver he was 20 years ago.
Post 13 handles Sykesville, 14-6
SYKESVILLE — Cumberland Post 13 rode a seven-run first inning to a 14-6 victory over Sykesville Post 23 Sunday afternoon in an American Legion game.
Rams rebuilding job leans heavily on kids
Training camp opened with 62 players age 24 or younger, many of them front-liners. The Rams are counting on the kids to grow up fast and lead the way for a franchise seeking its first winning season since 2003.
Byron Scott says he will be LA Lakers’ new coach
Byron Scott said this weekend that he has been hired by the Lakers, but the club insisted Sunday that no deal has been reached.
Seniors occupy most of All-AMAC team
CUMBERLAND — Experience and seniority took center stage on the 2014 All-Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference Softball Team after four of the 10 positions were filled with familiar names and eight total spots were snatched up by seniors.
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Jenna Miller named AMAC Player of the Year
Always in complete control in the circle or in the batter’s box, Jenna Miller was rewarded for helping Mountain Ridge to its third undefeated championship in a row by being voted the Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference’s Player of the Year by the league’s seven head coaches
Ridgeley, Kiwanis advance to Hot Stove semifinals
Wyatt Yates knocked in the tie run and Nate Strietbeck brought in the winning run with singles in the bottom of the seventh inning as Ridgeley rallied from a one-run deficit to beat Bedford, 5-4, and advance to the next round of the Hot Stove League playoffs Friday in the decisive Game 3 at Hamilton Field.
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