Sunday roundup - King, Court to play at South Hagerstown

August 03, 1998

The King and His Court, a traveling four-person softball team featuring 73-year-old pitcher Eddie Feigner, is scheduled to play the South Hagerstown High all-stars tonight at 7 at South.

Tickets are available at the gate, and the proceeds will benefit the South Hagerstown High Boosters.


Media event kicks off WACO week

Festivities leading up to the 15th annual WACO Open golf championship will kick off today with the 14th annual Media Tournament at Beaver Creek Country Club.

Ten teams representing the Herald-Mail, Cedar Ridge Ministries, the Public Opinion, WJEJ-AM and WFRE-AM will vie for the media title.

Chi-Chi's Shootout will be held on Thursday and the new Long Drive contest will be held on Friday before this weekend's 36-hole tournament.


The WACO Open's 180-player field is full, but players can still call to get on a waiting list in case of any cancellations.


Thomas Evans Memorial

Maugansville 6, National 1: Pitcher Zeb Jacobs earned the victory for Maugansville in the all-star tournament for 11-12 year olds. Bryson Appel, Tommy Peterson and Dave Seibert each had two hits for National.

Clear Spring 17, South Mountain 10: Jeremy Everitts ripped a grand slam and Joshua Barnhart homered among their two hits each to lift Clear Spring. Bradley Turner and Brandon Yost added two hits each. Jay Love had two hits, including a home run, and Alex Malphrus homered to lead South Mountain. Dereck Wisner had two hits.

National 12, South Mountain 0: Winning pitcher Dave Peacher had two hits and fired a four-hit shutout to lead National. Ryan Harman had three hits, including a home run, and Tommy Peterson had three hits. Tim Kellinger had two hits for South Mountain.

Clear Spring 16, Sharpsburg 3: Jeremy Everitts and Brandon Yost had two hits each for Clear Spring.

Jeremy K. Smith Tournament

National 13, South Mountain B 7: Mark Smith, Jason Sutherland, Chad Bikle and Brock Jamison had two hits each to lead National to victory at the tournament for 9-10-year-olds. Andy Brabson had three hits and Matt Piston had two for South Mountain.

Maugansville 13, South Mountain B 3: Adam Merrbaugh and Josh Light led Maugansville with three hits apiece. Scott Keeney had two hits for South Mountain.

South Mountain 18, National 2: Jeremiah Mills had four hits and scored five runs to lead South Mountain. Josh Anders, Brandon Rohrer and Kyle Kane had two hits each.

Halfway 8, Conococheague 3: Tommy Wallech had two hits and Keith King picked up the win with six strikeouts to lead Halfway. Joey Siler and Scott Mummert had two hits each for Conococheague.

Brandenburg Memorial Tournament

South Mountain 6, Brunswick 4: Danny Birchfield had two hits while winning pitcher Jared Ferguson had 11 strikeouts for South Mountain. Dexter Henderson had two hits, including an inside-the-park home run, for Brunswick.

With the win, South Mountain forced a final game with Brunswick for the tournament championship today at 7 p.m. at American Little League.

National Little League All-Stars

Maugansville 6, Federal 2: Jerry Strong and Jeff Showalter combined on a two-hitter for Maugansville in the tournament for 11-12 year olds. Zeb Jacobs had two hits, and Casey Oyler hit a homer.

Hagerstown Colts eliminated

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Hagerstown lost twice on Saturday, 5-4 and 5-3, to New Bedford, Mass., and was eliminated in the finals of the double-elimination Colt League Zone Tournament.

Les Martin, Tater Russ and P.J. Hiser each had two hits for Hagerstown in the first game. One of Hiser's hits was a home run.

Russ and Scott Keasey each had two hits in the second game. Derek Hoffman held New Bedford to one run in six innings in relief of second-game starter Hiser, who injured his arm.


Yankees Wilson Ruritan Invitational

J.R.'s Warriors 19, Firestone 18: Phil Fox and Brad Fox were named co-MVPs in leading J.R.'s Warriors to the title. The team hit better than .600 for the tournament.


Miller wins Kaley 10K

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Former Hagerstown Junior College standout C.R. Miller IV broke away from the pack to score a victory in the 17th annual Fred Kaley Memorial Road Race.

Miller, who now attends Shorter College in Atlanta, finished in 33 minutes, 58.20 seconds, besting James Lowery, of Frederick, Md., by 1:18. Greencastle-Antrim High junior Rich Polifka finished third in 35:26.

Carolyn Showalter, of Maugansville, won her eighth Kaley title with a 42:05 clocking.

Neal Rimenschneider, 42, of Winchester, Va., won the men's Masters race in 38:36.

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