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April 23, 2013

Sports Round up - 04/24/2013

FSU softball third seed in CAC Tournament

FROSTBURG — Frostburg State has earned the third seed and a first-round bye in the upcoming 2013 Capital Athletic Conference Tournament in Salisbury Friday and Saturday.

The Bobcats (27-10) will play second-seeded Mary Washington (14-21) on Friday in the second round at noon. FSU and UMW split their regular-season series in late March.

The first round began Tuesday with fourth-seed York (11-28) defeating fifth-seed Wesley (12-23) 7-6 at York, Pa., in a single-game elimination round.

The top three seeds and the winner of the first-round contest will advance to the second round at Salisbury this Friday and Saturday. Salisbury (32-2) is the top seed.

The league championship is set for Saturday and the winner will receive the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

Bengals sign former Steeler Harrison

CINCINNATI (AP) — James Harrison is bringing a healed body and his old No. 92 with him down the Ohio River. Next goal: Get a Bengals ring to go with all that Steelers bling.

The former Pittsburgh linebacker signed a two-year contract  Tuesday, completing the deal he agreed to four days earlier. He’s already got his uniform No. 92 reserved — defensive end Jamaal Anderson agreed to give it up — and his plans set. He’ll continue to live in football-crazed Pittsburgh while trying to get the rival Bengals deep into the playoffs.

He’s not sure how that’s going to feel.

“I wouldn’t say it feels strange,” Harrison said Tuesday on a conference call from Arizona. “I guess when that time comes, I’ll have a better understanding or feeling of exactly what it will be then. I’m just happy to be able to continue playing.”

The five-time Pro Bowl player had to find a new team when he couldn’t agree on a restructured contract with the Steelers, who needed to get under the salary cap. The 2008  Defensive Player of the Year wound up going downriver to play for an AFC North rival, one that knocked Pittsburgh out of the playoff chase in a head-to-head game last December at Heinz Field.

“There was no significance in staying in the AFC North,” Harrison said. “My thing was I wanted to play with a team that was competitive and had a chance of winning a Super Bowl. I felt like (defending champion) Baltimore and Cincinnati were those teams.

“The second thing I wanted was to stay close to home. I currently live in Pittsburgh and that’s where I’m going to reside. I really didn’t want to have to go farther away than I had to.”

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  • Allegany wins two as pitchers take control

    Allegany pitchers held two teams to eight base hits while defeating Smithsburg and Preston as part of the Mountain Ridge Easter Classic Friday afternoon at the Hot Stove Complex.

    April 18, 2014

  • Salisbury overpowers FSU

    Paige Knussman hit a grand slam during a seven-run third inning to lead Salisbury University to an 11-6 victory over Frostburg State, eliminating the Bobcats from the Capital Athletic Conference tournament Friday at Christopher Newport.

    April 18, 2014

  • Frostburg bounced from CAC

    Elliott Mortimer fired a four-hitter and Brad Wenzel and Colbe Herr had three hits as top-seeded York eliminated fourth-seeded Frostburg State from the Capital Athletic Conference tournament with a 5-1 victory Friday afternoon.

    April 18, 2014

  • Sellers’ five RBIs powers Alco’s rout

    Kyleigh Sellers tripled, singled twice and drove in five runs to lead a 17-hit attack that carried Allegany to an 18-6 win over Hope for Hyndman Charter on Thursday.

    April 18, 2014

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  • Miners win 57 in a row

    Mountain Ridge made it 57 wins in a row, scoring multiple runs in four of the five innings Thursday afternoon in defeating Keyser, 14-4, in an Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference game at Mountain Ridge.

    April 17, 2014

  • Allegany hammers Hawks

    The bats have begun to click for the Allegany College of Maryland Trojans as a two-run first-inning home run by Tanner Klein got the ball, and the runs, rolling as the Trojans pounded out 14 hits in defeating Hagerstown Community College, 10-7, in a Maryland JUCO game Thursday at The Rock.

    April 17, 2014

  • Duncan helps ACM split two with Cecil

    Parris Duncan doubled home two runs in the top of the fourth to help Allegany College to a 2-1 victory over Cecil College in the first game of a doubleheader split Thursday afternoon.

    April 17, 2014

  • Unbeaten Alco beats Hyndman

    Undefeated Allegany took a five-inning 14-4 win at Hope for Hyndman Charter School Thursday, scoring five runs in the second inning and eight in the third.

    April 17, 2014

  • Ken Ayers hits ace

    Ken Ayers hit a hole-in-one Thursday on the No. 3 hole at Mill Creek Country Club during an MGA scramble.

    April 17, 2014