Rams sweep DH from Oswego State

March 10, 2006


SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. ? Shepherd University blasted Oswego State in a doubleheader, racking up 32 hits compared to the Lakers' 11 in an 11-2, 13-0 sweep Thursday.

John Hawse and Hedgesville graduate Dirk Webb each went 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBI in the first game, and both homered again in the second game for the Rams (9-5). Joe Cook went 5-for-5 with a homer in the second game, Andrew McCormick went 3-for-4 and Matt Noll also homered.

Cook's five hits tied the Rams' single-game record; he finished 7-for-7 on the day.


Chambersburg Half Marathon

The 27th annual Chambersburg Half Marathon will be held March 18, beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Race-day registration begins at 8 a.m. at the Chambersburg Area Middle School, where the run starts and finishes.

For information, call 301-739-1366 or 717-263-9426 or send an e-mail to

Hagerstown Colt, Palomino registration

Registration for the Hagerstown Colt and Palomino leagues, for ages 15-18, will be held today from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at Hagerstown Colt League.


Players must bring their birth certificates and separate checks to cover both the registration ($35) and concession ($25) fees.

For more information, call Randy Wagner at 301-733-9238 or 240-217-4680 or Doug Stottlemyer at 301-797-1696.

Middle school basketball tourney

The Washington County Middle School Basketball Tournament continues this weekend, beginning with four games tonight at Broadfording Christian Academy.

In the seventh-grade semifinals, Broadfording faces Springfield at 5 p.m., followed by Northern and Smithsburg at 6. Springfield faces Clear Spring in the first eighth-grade semifinal at 7:15, followed by St. Mary's and Northern at 8:15.

The tournament concludes Saturday, starting with the sixth-grade championship game between Clear Spring and Northern at 11:15 a.m. The seventh-grade final starts at 12:30 p.m., followed by the eighth-grade at 1:45.

The 3-point and free throw competitions begin at 3, followed by the seventh-grade all-star game at 4 and the eighth-grade all-stars at 5.

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