Moore helps Northern volleyball sweep Hyndman

ACCIDENT — The Northern volleyball team swept HOPE for Hyndman Charter School, 25-3, 25-5 and 25-9 Wednesday at Northern.

Hayley Moore had 15 service points, nine aces and 11 assists for Northern, while Cassidy Uphold had 15 points, two aces and four kills and Ky Sisler eight hits and five kills.

Northern (8-3) will play today, 6 p.m., at Hampshire.

The Northern junior varsity won in three over Lighthouse, 22-25, 25-22 and 15-10.

Chyanne Gardner scored seven service points and eight kills for Northern and Summer Yutzy had eight kills. 

Fort Hill game at Taneytown Park

TANEYTOWN — Friday’s Fort Hill vs. Silver Oak football game will be played at Taneytown Memorial Park on Baltimore Street in Taneytown. Kickoff is 7 p.m.

According to Google destination, “Follow I-68 E and I-70 E to MD-66 N/Mapleville Rd. in 16, Beaver Creek. Take exit 35 from I-70 E. Continue on MD-66 N/Mapleville Rd. Take MD-77 E, US-15 N and MD-140 E/Taneytown Pike to Park Rd. in Taneytown.

Kansas fires offensive coordinator

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas fired offensive coordinator Doug Meacham with six games left in the season Wednesday, ending the short tenure of what coach David Beaty hailed as a game-changing hire just last year.

Meacham had spent the previous three seasons as the co-offensive coordinator at Big 12 rival TCU when Beaty lured him to the Jayhawks.

Beaty said he would handle the play-calling with help from the rest of his staff when Kansas (2-4), which is off this week, returns to the field against Texas Tech on Oct. 20.

Nationals acquire righty reliever from Marlins

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals picked up righty reliever Kyle Barraclough from Miami in their first offseason move to rebuild the bullpen.

The Nationals said Wednesday that they gave the Marlins international slot value in the deal.

The hard-throwing Barraclough went 1-6 with 4.20 ERA and 10 saves in 17 chances, with 61 appearances this year. He allowed one hit in 36 at-bats in June, when he was chosen NL reliever of the month, but struggled with his command the rest of the season.


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