Valley high football alumni meeting
KEYSER, W.Va. — Coaches Tom Harmon and Jack Gilmore would like to invite all former Valley High School football alumni to the Mountaineer All-Star Café on Saturday at 7 p.m.
For more information, call 301-463-62171.
Hilary Lyons named PSAC Champion Scholar
QUAKERTOWN, Pa. — Shippensburg University softball’s Hilary Lyons, a former softball standout at Allegany High School, was named the PSAC Champion Scholar award recipient for the 2013 PSAC Softball Championships on Wednesday afternoon.
Lyons, a junior, is a repeat winner of the award and remains the only Raider in any sport to receive the honor. She is an accounting major with a perfect 4.0 grade-point average through 76 completed credits.
In her third season, Lyons has been a regular starter in left field. In 38 games (35 starts), she has posted a .282 batting average along with 10 RBIs, 10 stolen bases and 18 runs scored. She has committed only one fielding error.
The PSAC Champion Scholar Awards, which are in their second year of existence, are modeled after the NCAA’s Elite 89 award and honors the student-athlete with the top grade-point average who is competing at the site of each of the PSAC’s 23 team championship finals.
FSU’s Lovend receives Capital One softball honor
FROSTBURG — Frostburg State University junior standout Caitlin Lovend has been named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-District Softball Team as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America on Thursday.
CoSIDA’s announcement marks the second-consecutive All-District honor for Lovend. She carries a 3.81 GPA in athletic training and is a five-time Dean’s List student. She has been selected to the All-CAC Academic team twice and is a member of FSU’s Honor Program.
Lovend is currently third in the nation and leads the CAC in RBIs (54). She surpassed her own single-season school record in RBIs and is currently just four shy of FSU’s career mark. Lovend is hitting .413 (52-of-126) and leads the Bobcats in slugging percentage (.730), on-base percentage (.513) and walks (27). She is second in home runs (11) and runs scored (43).
Lovend, a 2012 Capital One Academic All-American, garnered All-Capital Athletic Conference First Team honors earlier this week. She is a three-time All-CAC honoree.
Meyersdale defeats Salisbury
MEYERSDALE, Pa. — Steve Haer hurled seven innings of one-run ball for Meyersdale in a 7-1 win over Salisbury at Meyersdale Friday.
Haer struck out 11, walked none and allowed just four hits. Connor Christner and Chris Schrock each singled twice.
Brandon Bodes singled twice for the Elks.
Salisbury (5-8) hosts Shade Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
Rain washes out NHRA Southern Nationals
COMMERCE, Ga. (AP) — Rain forced NHRA officials to postpone the NHRA Southern Nationals until next weekend.
Two sessions of qualifying are set for Friday at Atlanta Dragway, and the final eliminations will be run Saturday.
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Miners win 57 in a row
Mountain Ridge made it 57 wins in a row, scoring multiple runs in four of the five innings Thursday afternoon in defeating Keyser, 14-4, in an Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference game at Mountain Ridge.
Allegany hammers Hawks
The bats have begun to click for the Allegany College of Maryland Trojans as a two-run first-inning home run by Tanner Klein got the ball, and the runs, rolling as the Trojans pounded out 14 hits in defeating Hagerstown Community College, 10-7, in a Maryland JUCO game Thursday at The Rock.
Duncan helps ACM split two with Cecil
Parris Duncan doubled home two runs in the top of the fourth to help Allegany College to a 2-1 victory over Cecil College in the first game of a doubleheader split Thursday afternoon.
Unbeaten Alco beats Hyndman
Undefeated Allegany took a five-inning 14-4 win at Hope for Hyndman Charter School Thursday, scoring five runs in the second inning and eight in the third.
Ken Ayers hits ace
Ken Ayers hit a hole-in-one Thursday on the No. 3 hole at Mill Creek Country Club during an MGA scramble.
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Alco beats Northern
CRESAPTOWN — Ashleigh Eisentrout knocked in four runs to lead Allegany to an 11-2 win over Northern in Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference action Wednesday at Carl Belt Field, marking the 200th victory in the Camper head coaching career of Rick Twigg.
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