baseball signups this afternoon
MOUNT SAVAGE — The Mt. Savage Little League Association will hold baseball registration for Little League and Pee Wee baseball today from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Mt. Savage Community building.
Any youth 5 to 12 years old may register. The Mt. Savage Athletic Association also will be accepting membership applications during the registration. For more information call 301-264-4028.
WVU wins 15th national rifle title
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University has won its 15th national rifle championship.
The Mountaineers won the title on Saturday in Columbus, Ohio, with a final team score of 4,679. Kentucky finished in a close second with a team score of 4,670.
Senior Petra Zublasing swept the individual awards for both smallbore and air rifle.
It’s the first national title for the Mountaineers rifle program since 2009.
The rifle team was among five varsity sports dropped by WVU in 2003 in a cost-cutting move. Varsity status was restored the following year, but the team still gets no university funding, surviving on money that comes from the state Legislature, the athletics department and fundraisers.
Kimble to return as Mountaineer mascot
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Jonathan Kimble has been named West Virginia University’s mascot for another year.
The graduate student beat out three other finalists. His selection was announced at the WVU men’s basketball game with Iowa State on Saturday.
Kimble has made more than 300 appearances since taking over in April 2012.
He’s also seen some controversy.
ECAC South All-Star
CENTERVILLE, Mass. — Frostburg State senior men's basketball standout Christian Jackson was selected as a 2012-13 First Team Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III South All-Star, Friday morning.
Jackson, a First Team All-CAC honoree, led the league in scoring from the outset of the 2012-13 season, averaging 25.8 points per game. He finished the season second among all NCAA Division III players in scoring as well.
Jackson, who played just one season for the Bobcats, led the team in scoring in 22 of 26 games and scored more than 30 points in a game eight times.
He set several school records including single-season scoring (670 points), coming up just seven points shy of the CAC season record. Jackson poured in a season-high 38 points against Waynesburg behind a school record 18-of-19 (94.7 percent) free throws.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Duke freshman Jabari Parker declares for NBA draft
Jabari Parker is hoping to become Duke’s latest one-and-done star to become the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.
Can Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West?
To get another shot at LeBron James, the San Antonio Spurs may have to go through Dirk Nowitzki, then Dwight Howard and James Harden, and finally Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.
Kuchar builds on Masters momentum
There were no major letdowns for Masters contenders Matt Kuchar and Jordan Spieth at the RBC Heritage on Thursday.
Alco beats Northern
CRESAPTOWN — Ashleigh Eisentrout knocked in four runs to lead Allegany to an 11-2 win over Northern in Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference action Wednesday at Carl Belt Field, marking the 200th victory in the Camper head coaching career of Rick Twigg.
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