Cumberland Times-News

March 1, 2014

Sports Briefs - 03/02/2014


Cumberland Times-News

Semi-pro baseball league to meet

CUMBERLAND — The Pen Mar-West Virginia Baseball League will meet Sunday, March 9, at 5 p.m., at the Riverside YMCA.

The league, founded in 1949, is one of the longest-running  baseball leagues in the country. It is an adult, wooden bat league with the majority of players having college-level experience, are current college players or soon will be.

At the last meeting, the Tri-State Titans, Oakland Oaks, Cumberland Orioles, Cumberland Rockies, Potomac Pirates and Casselman Valley, Pa., were represented. The league remains hopeful that Berkeley Springs, W.Va., will rejoin the league and to expand into the Moorefield, W.Va., and Bedford, Pa., areas.

The league plays a 24- to 30-game regular season, followed by a postseason. Doubleheaders are played on the weekends. Opening day this year is Saturday, May 31.

To find out more about the league, to enter a team or to find a team to play for contact league Terry Helbig at 301-616 -0661.

Softball league seeks teams, to meet Monday

CUMBERLAND — The Cumberland Christian Softball League will hold a meeting Monday, 7 p.m., at Memorial Heights Baptist Church on Oldtown Road. The league is still seeking teams for the upcoming season and anyone interested in joining should attend the meeting.

For more information contact Chuck at 301-724-6322

PVAA Little League umpires needed

CRESAPTOWN — The PVAA Little League is seeking umpires to work games in the upcoming season, with games being played in LaVale, Frostburg, Westernport, Lonaconing, Midland and Keyser. Anyone 16 years of age or older interested in umpiring should contact Norm McKenzie at 240-920-9972.