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March 1, 2013

Sports Roundup - 03/01/2013

FSU’s Jackson named to CAC First Team

YORK, Pa. — Frostburg State’s Christian Jackson was named to the All-Capital Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball First Team.

Jackson had a stellar senior year in his only season with the Bobcats. He led the conference in scoring for nearly the entire season and finished with a 25.8 average. He is currently second in the nation among all NCAA Division III players.

Jackson capped his season on a high note despite the Bobcats’ 79-78 overtime loss to Mary Washington in the CAC Tournament first round. He scored 22 points and broke the FSU single-season scoring record with 670 points.

Jackson, a three-time CAC Player of the Week, led the Bobcats in scoring in 22 of 26 games. He scored 20 or more points in a game 21 times and more than 30 eight times. Against Waynesburg, he had a season-high 38 points, tied for seventh in the single-game record books, and had a school record 18-of-19 effort (94.7 percent) performance at the free throw line.

Wesley’s Paul Reynolds was the CAC’s Player of the Year, and teammate Wayne Lennon was the Rookie of the Year. Chris Harney guided St. Mary’s to both the CAC regular-season and tournament championships and was named the conference’s Coach of the Year for the third time in four years.

Frostburg State finished the season 10-16 overall and 4-8 in league play.

Tigers football, cheer sign-ups Saturday

CUMBERLAND — The Western Maryland Tigers of the Pop Warner Football League is holding football and cheerleading registration Saturday, 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., in the Community Room at Martins on Park Street.

If there are any questions please call 240-727-9229 or 301-777-2757.

Four Bobcats earn All-CAC at track meet

YORK, Pa. — Four Frostburg State athletes earned All-Capital Athletic Conference honors as a result of their performances at the league’s indoor meet Sunday at George Mason (Va.) University.

On the women’s side, Morgan Carroll led the way by earning first-team honors in the high jump, winning the event with a mark of 1.62 meters, and was also second-team in the 400-meter dash by finishing runner-up in 1:00.48.

Alexis Bush earned first-team honors after winning the long jump at 5.11 meters. Christina Smith received second-team honors by placing second in the shot put (10.77 meters).

For the men, Trey Davis earned second-team honors by finishing second in the weight throw with a mark of 15.01 meters.

Carroll and Bush will compete in the ECAC Championships this weekend in New York City. The FSU teams will open their outdoor seasons at Lynchburg (Va.) on March 16.

 

Georges Creek Hot Stove openings available

GEORGES CREEK  — Registration is currently being accepted for the Hot Stove League baseball team in Georges Creek.

Any interested players ages 13 through 15 years should call Ted Baker at 301-463-3777.

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