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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Allegany captures 6th-straight City title
Top-ranked and undefeated Allegany won its 27th consecutive Cumberland City League game by opening a 7-0 lead before Bishop Walsh scored a run as the Campers locked up the City championship by smoking the Spartans 10-1 on Thursday at Allegany.
Frederick shuts out ACM, 8-0
Cole Boozel struck out nine Trojans in nine innings and allowed only four hits as Frederick shut out Allegany College of Maryland 8-0 on Thursday afternoon.
Chesapeake sweeps Allegany
Shayla Loudermilk homered in each game of a doubleheader to put the wind in the sails of the Chesapeake Skipjacks during a sweep of Allegany College of Maryland on Thursday in Maryland JUCO action.
FSU advances to semifinal
For the second time in five days, Frostburg State put up 17 goals against St. Mary’s.
Dougherty, Logsdon combine for 7 RBIs to lead Allegany over Northern
Third-ranked Allegany recorded 15 hits as eight of their nine players had hits in beating Northern 15-0 Thursday afternoon in an Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference matchup at Northern.
Frostburg’s Lovend honored by CAC
Frostburg State senior Caitlin Lovend earned Capital Athletic Conference honors for the fourth straight year and was one of five Bobcats to be named to the all-conference second team, which was announced by the league on Wednesday.
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If empty seats are any indication, the Washington Wizards are just as big of a surprise in their own city as they are to the rest of the NBA.
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