Local Roundup

February 04, 2008

The annual Williamsport Girls and Women In Sports Day Banquet will be held Feb. 10 at the Williamsport Fire Hall.

The guest speaker will be Carrie Weimer, a Williamsport High School graduate.

Weimer is in her first season as girls basketball coach at Severna Park High School after serving two years as an assistant.

Weimer played basketball at Division III Shenandoah University in Winchester, Va., then attended grad school at the University of Virginia, where she earned a master's degree in Sports and Exercise Psychology.

During grad school, Weimer taught undergrad and basketball classes and helped with youth and summer league teams, where she gained her first exposure to coaching.


Weimer is a physical education teacher at Pasadena Elementary. She also teaches at Broadneck Elementary.

Her sister, Brooke Crawford, played at McDaniel College and is the girls coach at Tuscarora High School in Frederick, Md.

Reservations for the banquet can be made by calling either Shelly Smith at 301-223-6239 or Cheryl Wilkes at 301-223-9094. Tickets cost $11 per person. Dinner will be followed by an awards ceremony.



Hagerstown Junior League

Elementary Division

Alsatia 26, Home Care 10

Alsatia: Jordan 7, Christy 6, Williams 5, Moir 2, Malachi 2, Baron 2, Price 2.

Home Care: Stone 4, Nave 2, Malphurs 2, McVickers 2.

Weller's 40, Preferred Arbor 14

Weller's: Chandler 9, Payne 8, Rupenthal 6, Scott 6, Jackson 6, Younker 2, Colbert 2, Barr 1.

Preferred: Dickson 4, Gantt 4, Jimnez 3, Lamont 2, Speak 1.

Leroy "Bud" Allen and Arthur "Skip" Poffenberger -- both members of the Washington County Senior Softball League -- played with the Hamel's 65 Traveling League last season. The team finished first in the ISA World Championship in Bridgton, Mo., placed second in an international tournament in London, Canada, and third in tournaments in Rochester, N.Y., Burlington, N.C. and Las Vegas.

The Tri-County Thunder U10 soccer team, based in Berkeley County, W.Va., won the FCYSL division championship for the fall 2007 season.

The Smithsburg Middle School 8th grade girls volleyball team was 9-3 in the 2007 regular season and won the Washington County title.

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