Back to Basics Basketball Camp
KEYSER, W.Va. — Potomac State College will host a one-day Back to Basics Basketball Camp for boys ages 6 to 14 on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For more information, contact Potomac State men’s basketball coach Justin Anderson at 304-788-6881 or JAAnderson@mail.wvu.edu.
All-Stars to win
RIDGELEY, W.Va. — Logan Yommer scored three touchdowns to lead the Red to a 40-0 romp over the Black in the Cumberland Area Youth Football League’s all-star game on Sunday.
Yommer, who played for the Northern Steelers, ran seven times for 95 yards and caught a pass for 30 yards, and was named the Red team’s offensive MVP.
Daniel Bittinger of the Miners, who had five tackles in sparking the shutout effort, was selected the Red team’s defensive MVP.
Logan Milburn and Nathan Strietbeck were the Black team’s standouts. Milburn, of Braddock, was named the Black’s offensive MVP and Strietbeck, of Ridgeley, was the defensive MVP.
Yommer scored on a 40-yard run in the first quarter and the Red took control of the game with a 24-point second period.
Yommer scored on a 32-yard run, Tater Hess on a two-yard fumble recovery and Austin Evans, who was 4 for 4 on extra-point kicks, on a 30-yard run t make it 32-0 at the half.
The only score of the second half came on a 40-yard pass from Brayden Brown to Yommer in the third quarter.
Hess ran six times for 75 yards for the Red, while Bittinger, Raen Smith, Nate Durst and Kristian Robinette had five tackles on defense.
Second wide receiver leaves Mountaineers
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia’s Ivan McCartney has left the team for personal reasons, becoming the second wide receiver to quit the Mountaineers in a week.
Coach Dana Holgorsen didn’t elaborate on McCartney’s exit Monday.
A junior, McCartney had nine catches for 112 yards this season.
Freshman wide receiver Travares Copeland quit the team last week.
West Virginia (5-4, 2-4 Big 12) has lost four straight and plays at home against No. 13 Oklahoma (7-2, 5-1) on Saturday.
No. 14 WVU women edge Boston, 60-57
BOSTON — Ayana Dunning had 16 points, 11 rebounds and four blocked shots as No. 14 West Virginia held off Boston University 60-57 Monday night.
The Mountaineers (2-0) led by seven with 3:51 to go, but Chantell Alford, who scored a career-high 30 points with nine rebounds for the Terriers, tied it at 57 with 29 seconds remaining.
Dunning hit 1 of 2 free throws with 4 seconds left, then knocked down a pair of foul shots 2 seconds later.
Alford, who had already made six 3-pointers, missed from half court with 2 seconds left.
During a back-and-forth first half, Boston University (1-1) used a 13-4 run in the final 2:59 to lead 33-28 at the break, then increased its lead to eight with 12:32 to go.
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Eirich voted Player of Year
CUMBERLAND — Trenton Eirich, who led Allegany to one of the most successful three-year runs in school history and finished among the all-time leaders in multiple categories in the storied boys basketball program at the Sedgwick Street school, has had his name added to another pretty prestigious list.
Sivic’s grand slam powers Allegany past Northern
ACCIDENT — Colton Sivic’s grand slam secured No.1 ranked Allegany’s 10-5 victory over No. 3 Northern in an Appalachain Mountain Athletic Conference matchup Wednesday evening as the Campers stayed perfect on the season.
Petersburg outlasts Pendleton
FRANKLIN — Second-ranked Petersburg’s four-run seventh inning propelled the Vikings over Pendleton County 14-10 on Wednesday afternoon.
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Georgius leads FSU over No. 23 Marietta
MARIETTA, Ohio — Kenny Georgius scattered six hits and struck out seven over eight solid innings to lift Frostburg State to a 7-1 win over No. 23 Marietta College for a split of their Wednesday afternoon doubleheader.
PSC sweeps Westmoreland
YOUNGWOOD, Pa. — Mariah Martin tossed a two-hitter and Britani Chambers homered in the first game, and Meghan Anderson led a 13-hit attack in the second as Potomac State swept Westmoreland, 5-2 and 6-3, on Wednesday afternoon.
In the opener, Martin, staked to a 3-0 lead in the first inning, allowed only two hits, struck out eight and walked just one in a complete-game victory.
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NFL players talk about race with Harvard students
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Richard Sherman was called all kinds of names after his raging rant at the end of the NFC championship game. It was worth it, the Seattle cornerback said, because it gave him a chance to talk about the perception of black athletes to a wider audience.
Party a century in the making for Wrigley Field
CHICAGO — There was a giant replica cake right next to the Ernie Banks statue, and an old-time band played as fans made their way through the main entrance.
The famed marquee had a message, too.
Miller, Mtn. Ridge shut out Alco, 2-0
Jenna Miller pitched well enough to keep Allegany off the scoreboard and Mountain Ridge scrapped together two runs as the No. 1 Miners topped the No. 3 Campers 2-0 at Carl Belt Field for their 60th consecutive win.
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