Cumberland Times-News

May 15, 2014

Sports Roundup - 05/15/14

Cumberland Times-News

Fort Hill sweeps City track meet

CUMBERLAND — Fort Hill swept the City track meet held Monday at Greenway Avenue Stadium.

The Sentinel boys finished with 139 points, followed by Allegany’s 82, Bishop Walsh’s 78 and Calvary Christian Academy’s 38.

The Fort Hill girls took first with 122 points, Allegany was second at 89, followed by Bishop Walsh’s 70 and Calvary Christian’s 22.

Individual results will appear in a later edition of the Times-News.

YMCA to offer flag football league

CUMBERLAND — The YMCA is offering a new summer youth flag football league. Youth ages 7 to 11 will play once a week from June 3 to July 19. The program is for beginners and players who want to improve their skills during the offseason. Players will play at least half of every game and volunteer coaches are needed.

Practices and games will be held Tuesday or Thursday evening at the Riverside YMCA or Saturday at Allegany College. Registration fees will be collected and financial assistance is available.

Kris Steckman, a graduate of Frostburg State University, who played football at Fort Hill and in college, is in charge of the flag football league.

Registration will run through May 24 at the Riverside YMCA. For more information, call the YMCA at 301-777-9622.

WVU’s Wolfley to speak at alumni dinner

KEYSER, W.Va. — Former West Virginia University football standout Dale Wolfley will be the guest speaker at the Potomac Valley Chapter of the WVU Alumni and Friends annual Spring Banquet on Friday, May 30.

The dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Davis Conference Center at Potomac State College.

Wolfley, who currently runs the WVU Varsity Club and serves as an analyst for the Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG, played for the Mountaineers from 1987-90.

Reservations are due by Wednesday, May 21.

For more information, contact John Haines at 304-788-0367.

Steve Kerr agrees to coach Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors have won the bidding war with the New York Knicks for Steve Kerr, hiring him away from the TNT broadcast table to be their coach.

Kerr agreed to a five-year, $25 million deal Wednesday, said his agent, Mike Tannenbaum.

Kerr had been in talks with the Knicks about becoming their next coach after Phil Jackson took over as team president in March. He won three titles playing for Jackson in Chicago and another two under Gregg Popovich in San Antonio, but has never been a head coach.

Pistons hire Van Gundy as coach, president

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Pistons say they have hired Stan Van Gundy as their coach and president of basketball operations.

The team will introduce Van Gundy at a news conference Thursday.

Owner Tom Gores said Wednesday that Van Gundy is a proven winner and a teacher who can help shape the franchise. Van Gundy says he’s honored to help Gores build the Pistons into a team that competes for championships.