FSU runners headed to regional
FROSTBURG — The Frostburg State men’s and women’s cross country teams will travel to Newville, Pa., on Saturday to compete in the NCAA Mideast Regional hosted by Dickinson College at Big Spring High School.
Senior Gavin Caupp has led the Bobcats on the men’s side, earning second team All-CAC honors by finishing 14th (28:33.45) at the Capital Athletic Conference Championships. Battling to be the second Bobcat across the finish line will be freshmen Josh Biser, Jeremy Brown, Daniel Repchenko and sophomore Jon Stewart. Biser led the group with a 59th place finish (31:54.23) at the CAC Championships.
On the women’s side, junior Jen Bower looks to lead the runners for Frostburg after a 54th-place finish with a time of 28:23.60 at the CAC Championships.
The men's race will start at 11 a.m., with the women following at noon. The top two teams, along with the top seven individual runners, qualify for the NCAA Championships on Nov. 17 at Terre Haute, Ind.
Frankfort youth basketball sign-ups today
SHORT GAP, W.Va. — Frankfort Youth Basketball registration will be held today in the commons at Frankfort High School from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The clinic is open to youths in grades K-5 in the Frankfort school district only. Clinics will be held Saturday mornings, Jan. 12 through Feb. 23 and focus on fundamentals of the game.
For more information, contact Joe and Kara Riley at 301-707-7858 or Steve and Rebonica Davis at 304-813-7519.
Calvary youth basketball registration set
CRESAPTOWN — Calvary Baptist Church is holding player registration for its Youth Basketball League.
The league is open to boys and girls ages 6 to 18. Registration will be held at the Calvary Baptist Church gym on Sunday, Nov. 11 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 18 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For more information, call the church office at (301) 729-0784 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Girls soccer coaches to meet today
FROSTBURG — The All-Area high school girls soccer meeting will be held today, at 7 p.m., at Mountain Ridge High School. All teams should have a representative at the meeting. For more information, call 301-707-9641.
FSU women begin NCAA play Saturday
FROSTBURG — Frostburg State will play at Lynchburg, Va., in the opening round of the NCAA Division III women’s soccer tournament Saturday evening at 7:30.
The Bobcats, making their seventh NCAA Tournament appearance, and first since 2009, are 14-3-2. They earned the Capital Athletic Conference’s automatic bid by defeating Salisbury, 4-3, in a penalty kick shootout in the championship game on Saturday.
The Hornets, who will host the first and second rounds, are one of just three schools in the NCAA Tournament with an undefeated record at 19-0-3. Lynchburg won its third-consecutive Old Dominion Athletic Conference Tournament title and are No. 7 in the most recent NSCAA national poll.
The meeting between Frostburg and Lynchburg will be the first between the two schools.
Turkey Day 5K Run planned
WESTERNPORT — The 16th annual Turkey Day 5K Run, sponsored by the Mountain Ridge cross country team, will be held Thursday, Nov. 22, at 9 a.m. in Westernport.
All pre–registered runners will receive t-shirts. Pumpkin pies and plaques will be awarded to the overall male and female winners and pumpkin pies will be awarded to the first three finishers in 26 age divisions. Walkers are welcome and awards will be given to the first three overall, male and female and the first three 60-and-over, male and female.
Entrants should be pre-registered by Nov. 15. Race day registration will be held from 7:45 to 8:45 a.m. at the Victory Post 155 American Legion.
Applications are available at Personal Best Athletics or online at www.qcstriders.org or www.tristaterunnur.com. For more information, call Tom Dawson at 301-463-6101 or Norm DeRosa at 301-689-6101.