baseball signups this afternoon
MOUNT SAVAGE — The Mt. Savage Little League Association will hold baseball registration for Little League and Pee Wee baseball today from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Mt. Savage Community building.
Any youth 5 to 12 years old may register. The Mt. Savage Athletic Association also will be accepting membership applications during the registration. For more information call 301-264-4028.
WVU wins 15th national rifle title
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University has won its 15th national rifle championship.
The Mountaineers won the title on Saturday in Columbus, Ohio, with a final team score of 4,679. Kentucky finished in a close second with a team score of 4,670.
Senior Petra Zublasing swept the individual awards for both smallbore and air rifle.
It’s the first national title for the Mountaineers rifle program since 2009.
The rifle team was among five varsity sports dropped by WVU in 2003 in a cost-cutting move. Varsity status was restored the following year, but the team still gets no university funding, surviving on money that comes from the state Legislature, the athletics department and fundraisers.
Kimble to return as Mountaineer mascot
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Jonathan Kimble has been named West Virginia University’s mascot for another year.
The graduate student beat out three other finalists. His selection was announced at the WVU men’s basketball game with Iowa State on Saturday.
Kimble has made more than 300 appearances since taking over in April 2012.
He’s also seen some controversy.
ECAC South All-Star
CENTERVILLE, Mass. — Frostburg State senior men's basketball standout Christian Jackson was selected as a 2012-13 First Team Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III South All-Star, Friday morning.
Jackson, a First Team All-CAC honoree, led the league in scoring from the outset of the 2012-13 season, averaging 25.8 points per game. He finished the season second among all NCAA Division III players in scoring as well.
Jackson, who played just one season for the Bobcats, led the team in scoring in 22 of 26 games and scored more than 30 points in a game eight times.
He set several school records including single-season scoring (670 points), coming up just seven points shy of the CAC season record. Jackson poured in a season-high 38 points against Waynesburg behind a school record 18-of-19 (94.7 percent) free throws.
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This time, Frankfort hangs the banner
One of the most confounding and agonizing periods of futility in West Virginia scholastic sports history came to a merciful and glorious end Saturday at Charleston’s Laidley Field. It was then and there that the first team state championship in the 37 years of Frankfort High School girls athletics was won.
Hampshire’s Moreland captures Class AAA boys state discus title
Levi Moreland won what is believed to be the first individual track and field state championship in Hampshire High School history by winning the discus Friday at Laidley Field during day one of the West Virginia Class AAA championships.
Potomac State falls in district final
Wesley Rogers had four of Spartanburg Methodist’s 22 hits and Reid Moman homered and knocked in four runs as the Pioneers ended Potomac State’s hopes of a trip to the Junior College World Series with a 17-2 win to win the Eastern District Championship Sunday at Golden Park.
Nadal beats Federer, Serena wins at Italian Open
After all these years, Rafael Nadal still knows how to dominate Roger Federer.
Pacers, Heat start bracing to square off again
A year ago when Miami and Indiana faced off in the postseason, there were blood-drawing hits, flagrant fouls, technical fouls, choke signs being directed toward LeBron James and more than a few sharp-tongued comments.
Gray regains NHRA Funny Car points lead
Johnny Gray raced to his third victory of the season Sunday at the NHRA Kansas Nationals to regain the Funny Car points lead.
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