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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Eirich voted Player of Year
CUMBERLAND — Trenton Eirich, who led Allegany to one of the most successful three-year runs in school history and finished among the all-time leaders in multiple categories in the storied boys basketball program at the Sedgwick Street school, has had his name added to another pretty prestigious list.
Sivic’s grand slam powers Allegany past Northern
ACCIDENT — Colton Sivic’s grand slam secured No.1 ranked Allegany’s 10-5 victory over No. 3 Northern in an Appalachain Mountain Athletic Conference matchup Wednesday evening as the Campers stayed perfect on the season.
Petersburg outlasts Pendleton
FRANKLIN — Second-ranked Petersburg’s four-run seventh inning propelled the Vikings over Pendleton County 14-10 on Wednesday afternoon.
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Georgius leads FSU over No. 23 Marietta
MARIETTA, Ohio — Kenny Georgius scattered six hits and struck out seven over eight solid innings to lift Frostburg State to a 7-1 win over No. 23 Marietta College for a split of their Wednesday afternoon doubleheader.
PSC sweeps Westmoreland
YOUNGWOOD, Pa. — Mariah Martin tossed a two-hitter and Britani Chambers homered in the first game, and Meghan Anderson led a 13-hit attack in the second as Potomac State swept Westmoreland, 5-2 and 6-3, on Wednesday afternoon.
In the opener, Martin, staked to a 3-0 lead in the first inning, allowed only two hits, struck out eight and walked just one in a complete-game victory.
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NFL players talk about race with Harvard students
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Richard Sherman was called all kinds of names after his raging rant at the end of the NFC championship game. It was worth it, the Seattle cornerback said, because it gave him a chance to talk about the perception of black athletes to a wider audience.
Party a century in the making for Wrigley Field
CHICAGO — There was a giant replica cake right next to the Ernie Banks statue, and an old-time band played as fans made their way through the main entrance.
The famed marquee had a message, too.
Miller, Mtn. Ridge shut out Alco, 2-0
Jenna Miller pitched well enough to keep Allegany off the scoreboard and Mountain Ridge scrapped together two runs as the No. 1 Miners topped the No. 3 Campers 2-0 at Carl Belt Field for their 60th consecutive win.
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