Monday was a good day — one of the very rare good days of this Baltimore Orioles season in rebuild — as the club announced they had signed Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman, the No. 1 pick in this month’s amateur draft, while it was also reported that an agreement with Alabama high school…

CUMBERLAND — Fort Hill High School place-kicker/punter Danny King has committed to West Virginia University football as a preferred walk-on (PWO) for the Mountaineers’ recruiting class of 2020.

FROSTBURG — Mountain Ridge defensive tackle Tre Smith received an offer to play college football from the University of Maryland over the weekend, the Terrapins joining an ever-growing list for the senior-to-be Miner who was first-team Times-News All-Area last season as a junior.

POTOMAC PARK — Mason Brenneman fired a four-hitter and Chance Ritchie belted a double and single as Rush Services handed Grantsville SAL its first loss, 5-3, in Hot Stove League baseball Friday evening at Memorial Field.

POTOMAC PARK — Connor Wolford led off the bottom of the eighth inning with a single and scored on a two-out throwing error, lifting the Cumberland Rotary to a 5-4 win over Rush Services in Hot Stove League baseball Friday night at Memorial Field.

POTOMAC PARK — Bryce Snyder’s two-run double snapped a tie game and Frostburg Legion, down 2-0 after 5 1/2 innings, stormed back with seven runs in the final two innings to defeat the Cresaptown Eagles 7-2, in Hot Stove League baseball Wednesday night at Memorial Field.

CUMBERLAND – David Winner, a former Player of the Year and All-Area first-teamer who helped Valley High School to a pair of basketball state championships, has been named the head varsity girls coach for Bishop Walsh Spartan Basketball, according to BW Principal Ray Kiddy.

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