Allegany playoff game time changed
CUMBERLAND — Monday’s high school boys basketball playoff game at Allegany, originally scheduled to begin at 6 p.m., will start at 7 p.m. The Campers, will play the winner of last night’s Southern-Northern game.
Pee wee Hunters to sign up March 5
CUMBERLAND — The Westside Hunters pee wee football and cheerleading team will sign up Wednesday, March 5, 6 to 9 p.m., at Roy Rogers Restaurant. Players and cheerleaders must be six years old but not 12 years of age on or before Sept. 1 are eligible. For information call Coach Scooby at 240-727-2509 or Stephanie at 301-268-5550.
CUMBERLAND — Annie Simpson scored a team-high nine points for the Bishop Walsh girls basketball team Thursday night in its 73-35 loss at Southern. Caleigh Shade had four points for BW.
NFL salary cap
set at record
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL’s salary cap for this season has been set at $133 million, the highest amount in league history.
Each team must be compliant with the cap number by March 11, when the league’s free agency period begins. The cap amount announced Friday, which applies to active players’ salaries, is up from $123 million last season and surpasses the previous high of $127,997,000 in 2009.
NFL teams can carry over unused salary cap room from the previous league year, and the NFLPA says in a release Friday that the average carryover for those teams that elected to do so was $6.1 million.
Monica Barlow, O’s public relations exec, dies
BALTIMORE (AP) — Monica Barlow, public relations director for the Baltimore Orioles, has died, the team says.
A statement from the Orioles says Barlow died Friday of cancer. She was 36 and lived in Ellicott City.
Barlow, a graduate of the College of William and Mary, was an intern for the Orioles in 1999. She worked for the Richmond Braves in 2000 and returned to the Orioles in 2001.
Allegany playoff game time changed
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Post 13 eliminated, 5-4
Funkstown Post 211 used a three-run first inning and a pair of single-run innings, and limited the damage on Fort Cumberland Post 13’s 11 hits to notch a 5-4 victory to advance and eliminate the tournament host Thursday in the third round of the Maryland American Legion State Baseball Tournament at Hamilton Field.
Hold on a minute ... we know these guys
Tom Bosley says this isn’t the Garrett County revival of “Space Cowboys”. They’re just getting the band back together — Bosley, Don Stemple, Oren Yoder and Matt Redinger. They’ve been there, done that, and they’re ready, willing and able to be there and do it again.
Pee Wee football openings exist
The following teams of the Tri-State Pee Wee Football League have openings for players, ages 6 and not yet 12: Cumberland Cardinals, contact Norm Spencer, 301-697-0420; Cumberland Raiders, contact Chad Hamilton, 240-362-1800; Cresaptown Eagles, contact Dave Freeman, 240-727-0302; LaVale Lions, contact Ken Ward, 301-616-4773, and Ridgeley Hawks, contact Grant Shoemaker, 301-697-7657.
Players interested in playing for the Cardinals should report to Bowers Field Monday, Aug. 4, 6 p.m.
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Manziel battling playbook, Hoyer in first NFL camp
Johnny Manziel has quickly learned his college days — on the field anyway — are over.
Tennis star Wozniacki to run NYC Marathon
Caroline Wozniacki always feels confident she can outrun her opponent on the tennis court.
Ridgeley, Lakeview advance to finals
POTOMAC PARK — Blake Rhodes doubled and singled twice while Wyatt Yates and Caleb Hare singled three times to power Ridgeley to a 14-4 victory over the Cumberland Kiwanis for a sweep of the Hot Stove League’s National League Championship Series Wednesday at Hamilton Field.
Laurel tops defending champs
POTOMAC PARK — Falan Garner had three hits and chased home a pair of runs and Laurel held of a furious ninth-inning rally by Funkstown to beat the defending state champs 9-8 Wednesday afternoon at the Maryland American Legion Baseball State Tournament at Memorial Field.
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