Cumberland Times-News

Local Sports

February 22, 2013

Sports Roundup - 02/23/2013

Clemson-Maryland game has local tie

COLLEGE PARK — A familiar face to Western Maryland will be on the sidelines today at the Comcast Center when Maryland takes on Clemson in college men’s basketball.

Dick Bender, of Grantsville and a former standout at Northern Garrett High, Garrett College and McDaniel College, is in his third season as an assistant to Clemson head coach Brad Brownell. Bender is the director of basketball operations.

Bender had 25 years of collegiate coaching experience when he joined the Clemson staff in 2010. He began his coaching career under Ellerslie native Royce Waltman at DePauw (Ind.) University in 1987. DePauw was ranked No. 1 in the Division III ranks twice during his time there and was runner-up in the national tournament in 1990.

Bender also has coached at Radford (Va.), Indiana State and Tulane.

Clemson is 51-39 in the two-plus years since Bender’s arrival. This year, the Tigers are 13-12 overall and 5-8 in the ACC, with four of the conference losses coming by five points or less. The Tigers lost to No. 3 Gonzaga 57-49 early in the season and to No. 2 Miami 45-43 last Sunday.

Today’s game is scheduled to be televised by ESPN2 at noon.

Text Only
Local Sports
  • Trenton Eirich 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.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mountain Ridge pitcher Dylan Shimko 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.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Petersburg outlasts Pendleton

    FRANKLIN — Second-ranked Petersburg’s four-run seventh inning propelled the Vikings over Pendleton County 14-10 on Wednesday afternoon.

    April 24, 2014

  • Sports Roundup - 04/24

    April 24, 2014

  • 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.

    April 24, 2014

  • 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.

    April 24, 2014

  • Sports Calendar 04/24

    April 24, 2014

  • Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman 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.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Arizona Diamondbacks and Chicago Cubs 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.

    April 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • Miller, Mtn. Ridge shut out Alco, 2-0 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.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo