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February 20, 2013

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West Region wrestling directions

IJAMSVILLE — Oakdale High School, Frederick County, will host the Class 1A-2A West Region wrestling championships on Friday and Saturday. The following travel directions were provided by Mountain Ridge High School:

Take I-68 East to I-70 East. Follow I-70 East to exit 56 for Maryland 144 East. Make a left at the traffic light onto 144 East. Follow 144 East and just before the ramp back onto I-70, make a left to continue on 144 (Old National Pike). Pass through a traffic light and it’s approximately 1 mile after traffic light. It’s the last left before the road goes up a hill and becomes ramp to I-70 East. Drivers will see the four lanes become one. Follow 144 to traffic circle and make a right at third exit in circle onto Eaglehead Drive

Wrestling starts at 5 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. on Saturday.

FH-Hancock girls starting time 6 p.m.

CUMBERLAND — The starting time for the Fort Hill girls basketball 1A West Section first-round game at Hancock on Friday has been changed to 6 p.m. The Hancock boys will then play the Fort Hill boys at Fort Hill on Tuesday, Feb. 26, also at 6 p.m.

No passes are honored at MPSSAA state playoff games.

Legion baseball meeting Sunday

ROMNEY, W.Va. — The Romney American Legion will host a meeting for players interested in playing on the Romney Junior and Senior American Legion baseball teams this year.

The meeting, which is also for parents, will be held Sunday, Feb. 24, at 1 p.m., at the Romney American Legion. Eligible players are those living in the Hampshire, Frankfort and Keyser school districts.

The minimum age for Junior Legion is 13. The maximum age for Senior Legion is 19. For more information, call Steve Ennis at 540-533-6788 or Barry Crawford at 304-813-1275.

Little League umpires needed

CUMBERLAND — Little League umpires are needed to work local games. Previous experience is preferred. For more information, call Gene Wright at 301-777-7528.

Girls softball registration today

CUMBERLAND — The Cumberland Girls Softball Association will be conducting registration today from 5 to 8 p.m. at Roy Rogers Restaurant.

Children who will be a first-time player must provide a copy of their birth certificate. A percentage of all sales at the restaurant during the sign-up period will benefit the softball association.

For further information contact Melissa Bridges at 301-697-0741 or Cindi Gillum at 240-362-5807.

NCAA says Pennsylvania lawsuit over rules

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The head of the NCAA says the organization’s need to enforce its own rules is part of the reason it sued over a new Pennsylvania law designed to keep the $60 million Penn State fine over the Jerry Sandusky scandal in the state.

NCAA President Mark Emmert says Wednesday that it’s important that the NCAA’s members abide by its rules. He says college sports will be “dramatically altered” if other entities are responsible for deciding what penalties are appropriate.

The NCAA sued Gov. Tom Corbett and state officials Wednesday, saying a law enacted earlier in the day wasn’t constitutional.

Corbett’s office says the law is “the right thing to do.”

State and congressional lawmakers have objected to use of the NCAA fine to finance child-abuse prevention efforts in other states.

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