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March 18, 2014

Sports Roundup - 03/19/2014

FSU baseball makes schedule, location changes

FROSTBURG — Frostburg State baseball has announced several changes to its upcoming schedule.

The conference doubleheader against Marymount that was scheduled to be played in Frostburg this Saturday will now be hosted by the Bobcats at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., on Saturday. The doubleheader will begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday. Frostburg will then play a single nine-inning game at Gallaudet on Sunday at 1 p.m.

In addition, the Bobcats will now be playing a game at Hampden-Sydney College on Thursday at 4 p.m. Also, the Penn State Altoona game that was postponed from this past Sunday has been rescheduled to be played Thursday, March 27, at 2 p.m.

Hot Stove coaches to meet Thursday

CUMBERLAND — Hot Stove League coaches will meet Thursday at the Hot Stove Bingo Hall at 7 p.m.

Coaches are expected to bring a tentative roster and candy papers will also be due at that time.

All-Star basketball games April 13

FROSTBURG — The 34th annual Frostburg Lions All-Star Classic, featuring top high school senior basketball players from local Maryland and West Virginia teams, will be held Sunday, April 13, at the Cordts Physical Education Center at Frostburg State University.

Jim Newlon, the founder of the classic, is again chairman of the event. The girls game will begin at 2 p.m., immediately followed by the boys game. Proceeds from the event are help finance sight and community projects in the local area.

Schedules,

rosters requested

CUMBERLAND — Area high school athletic directors or head coaches of spring sports teams who have not yet provided the Times-News with copies of their team schedules and rosters are requested to do so.

Schedules and rosters may be emailed to mburke@times-news or faxed to the sports department at 301-722-5270.

Wizards sign  Drew Gooden

for rest of season


WASHINGTON (AP) — Forward Drew Gooden signed a contract to play for the Washington Wizards for the rest of this season.

The deal, which comes after the 32-year-old Gooden had two consecutive 10-day contracts with Washington, was announced by the team Monday.

In his first eight games with the Wizards, Gooden averaged 8.1 points and 4.6 rebounds in 14.6 minutes.

The 6-foot-10 forward is in his 12th NBA season.

Meriweather will

stay with Redskins


WASHINGTON (AP) — Safety Brandon Meriweather is returning to the Washington Redskins.

The Redskins announced Tuesday that Meriweather has re-signed after a week of testing free agency.

Meriweather returns for a third season in Washington, playing a position the Redskins hope to upgrade. His last two years have been marred by injuries and reckless play, including head-first hits that have drawn fines and a suspension from the NFL. He started 13 games last year and had two interceptions.

Pass defense is a top offseason priority for the Redskins, but they failed to land one of the top safeties available during the first several days of free agency.

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