Cumberland Times-News

May 24, 2013

Sports Roundup - 05/24/2013

Cumberland Times-News

CUMBERLAND — Washington JCP soccer signups slated

CUMBERLAND — Washington Middle School will hold JCP soccer signups at the Allegany College Continuing Education building on Saturday, from 10 to 11 a.m., and Thursday, from 6 to 7 p.m.  All sign ups will be in room CE20.

The varsity division is for boys and girls ages 11-14 as of Sept. 1 in grades 6-8. The junior varsity division is for boys and girls ages 8-10 as of Sept. 1 in grades 3-5.

The B division if for players ages 5-7 as of Sept. 1 in grades kindergarten through second. All children entering kindergarten are eligible to play.

New players need to bring a copy of their birth certificate to registration. For more information, contact Tom Hipp at 301-697-7797 or

Braddock JCP soccer sign-ups set

CUMBERLAND — The Braddock team of the JCP Soccer League will hold signups on Monday, May 27 and Monday, June 10, in the Braddock Middle School cafeteria from 6 to 8 p.m.

The signup is for all Braddock Middle School students, except those coming from the Cresaptown Elementary School area. New players must provide a copy of their birth certificate. For more information, call 301-789-7681.

Fort Hill awards banquet Wednesday

CUMBERLAND — The Fort Hill High School sports awards banquet will be held Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., at the Ali Ghan Shrine Club. Tickets may be purchased from athletic director Paul Green.

FSU’s Kean named third team All-American

FROSTBURG — Frostburg State University junior outfielder Kevin Kean has been selected as a Third Team All-American, as announced by the website earlier this week.

Kean is FSU’s third All-American in the last four years and first since Greg Ross was named a second-team selection in 2011.

The 2013 Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Year, Kean proved to be one of the top hitters in all of NCAA Division III. He finished 24th in the nation in batting average (.423), 27th in on-base percentage (.506), 32nd in slugging percentage (.662), 34th in triples (5), 50th in doubles (16), 56th in runs per game (1.13) and 59th in total bases (94.0).

In 39 starts, Kean reached first base in all but one game and posted a 24-game hitting streak over the middle part of the season. He led the Bobcats with 14 stolen bases and finished seventh in FSU single-season history in both hits (60) and triples.

A Millersville native, Kean was named to the All-CAC First Team and All-South Region First Team. He is the second CAC Player of the Year for the Bobcats in the last three years.

Frostburg State finished the 2013 season with a 25-15 overall record and advanced to the CAC Tournament for the third straight season.

Jacobs to speak at alumni dinner

KEYSER, W.Va. — The Potomac Valley Chapter of West Virginia University Alumni and Friends will hold its annual spring banquet at the Davis Center of Potomac State College in Keyser on Friday, May 31.

The guest speaker will be Jay Jacobs, the men’s basketball analyst for the Mountaineer Sports Network radio team.

Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.

All members and prospective members are welcome.  

For ticket and more information, contact Mary Ann Houser at 304-788-0315  or John Haines at 304-788-0367.

The chapter is also taking reservations for the WVU-Maryland football game at Ravens Stadium and a trip to New York City the weekend of November 22-24 as well.