Girls soccer All-Area meeting Wednesday

FROSTBURG — The All-Area girls soccer team selection meeting will be held at Mountain Ridge on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

This meeting is for all girls’ high school coaches in the area and will be to select the Player of the Year, Offensive, Defensive and the Goalie of the year as well as the All-Area teams.

All teams should have a representative there.

For more information, contact Steve Amann at 301-707-9641.

Kurt Busch, sponsor staying with Ganassi

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kurt Busch and sponsor Monster Energy have agreed to a multiyear extension to stay with Chip Ganassi Racing.

The deal was announced Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway, after track president Eddie Gossage had presented the 41-year-old Busch a rocking chair that generally indicates retirement. That was part of a setup before the 41-year-old Busch and team owner Chip Ganassi revealed the extension to keep driving the No. 1 Chevrolet.

Busch and his sponsor had moved to Ganassi on a one-year deal last winter.

This was the 20th Cup season for Busch, the 2004 champion and a winner of 31 races. He won this season at Kentucky, the sixth year in a row that he got to victory lane.

FSU loses to Mercy 2-0 on late goals

DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. — Brooke Anthony scored twice to carry Mercy College to a 2-0 shutout of Frostburg State on Sunday.

Both goals came in the fourth quarter for the Mavericks as they improve to 4-12, while the Bobcats fall to 2-16.

Anthony’s first goal came at 49:11 and she sealed the victory when her second with 1:28 left in regulation.

Mercy outshot the Bobcats 13-7 and held a 13-10 edge in penalty corners. FSU senior keeper Sierra Smizer notched six saves, while freshman Katie Mitchell registered her first career defensive save as she stopped a shot in the 47th minute.

Junior Gabby Rachuba led the offensive attack with five shots, including three on goal. Junior Sam Coffey finished with two shots and one on goal.

FSU will play in the Independents Championship Tournament at Bellarmine.

Frostburg men lose to No. 11 Charleston

FROSTBURG — On a brisk Saturday night, Frostburg State celebrated senior night and No. 11 Charleston put a damper on the festivities with a 6-1 victory.

The first half was a wild one as Charleston tallied the first two goals in the 13th and 20th minutes. Jesus Cabanas would score after a feed from Gabriel Rodriguez and Rodriguez tacked on a penalty kick goal.

One minute and 20 seconds later, senior Blake Geatz headed in a loose ball from the goalie box to get on the board. Geatz, who was one of three seniors honored during pregame, picked up his second goal of the season.

The Golden Eagles responded shortly thereafter, when Cabanas beat out sophomore goalkeeper Joel Assal and lassoed a kick into the right side of the net.

In the second half, Cabanas completed the hat trick, increasing Charleston’s lead to 4-1. After both teams put in substitutions for the majority of the half, two more Charleston goals found the back of the net in the final 1:30 of play.

Charleston outshot Frostburg State 16-7, including a 6-4 advantage in the first half despite the Bobcats taking the final three shots. Junior Robert Riffle and first-year Tamino Brown led FSU with a pair of shots. The Golden Eagles also had a 10-3 advantage in shots on goal.

Sophomore Joel Assal played all 90 minutes in net and made three saves.

Frostburg State concludes the season at West Virginia Wesleyan on Wednesday beginning at 7 p.m.

 WVU vs. Texas Tech on ESPN2 at noon

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The Big 12 Conference has announced that West Virginia’s home game against Texas Tech at Milan Puskar Stadium on Saturday will be played at noon and televised on ESPN2.

The Texas Tech game is designated as Military Appreciation Day and True Blue. All fans are encouraged to wear blue for the Mountaineer Week matchup with the Red Raiders.

For tickets, visit WVUGAME.com or call 1-800-WVU GAME.

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