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October 06, 2008


Shepherd drops a pair

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- Idrissa Sesay scored a goal and assisted on another to lift Columbia Union past Shepherd University 2-0 on Sunday.

On Saturday, Shepherd (4-5) dropped a 1-0 decision to Ohio Valley in the WVIAC. Garrison Evans scored for Ohio Valley.


Rams sweep two matches

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- Shepherd earned a 25-13, 25-12, 25-12 win over Salem International on Friday night and added a 25-7, 28-26, 25-12 win over Ohio Valley on Saturday.

Julie Robertson had six kills and 14 digs for Shepherd (6-13, 4-5 West Virginia Conference) in the win over Salem International. Emily McCoy added six kills and six blocks.


Lauren Jeschelnik had seven kills and nine digs in the win over Ohio Valley. McCoy added nine kills, while Rebecca Russell had seven digs and Virginia Rogus added 15 assists.


HCC 9, Gloucester 0

Hagerstown Community College won the match by forfeit, improving to 3-3.


Vibrant Life 5K

Men's Winners

Overall -- Dennis Coleman 18:23; Masters -- Mike Meadows 18:57; 10-under -- Joel Shetler 26:15; 11-17 -- Joseph Needham 19:59; 18-35 -- Bobby Miller 20:35; 36-45 -- David Porton 22:29; 46-55 -- David Levine 19:46; 56-over -- Ruben Melendez 26:36.

Women's Winners

Overall -- Karen Abbamonte 22:57; Masters -- Kay Harrison 23:02; 10-under -- Courtney Tooley 34:43; 11-17 -- Alice Brandt 26:33; 18-35 -- Jennifer Joyce 24:06; 36-45 -- Melissa Fauber 28:04; 46-55 -- Karen Gardner 23:45; 56-over -- Fanny Crawford 41:44.


BCA Cyclocross Challenge

MIDDLETOWN, Md. -- Michael Gallagher of Chambersburg, Pa., finished fourth in the men's elite 1-2-3 race, while Jessica Gallagher won the women's category 3-4 race at the BCA Cyclocross Challenge on Saturday.

Hagerstown's Brian Fouche finished 15th in the men's elite race.

In the men's category 3-4 race, Joel Moats of Chambersburg finished 26th.

In the men's masters 55-plus race, John Kuska Jr. of Shepherdstown, W.Va., finished fifth.


Frederick County

U10 Boys

Clear Spring Cyclones 2, Hagerstown Hurricanes 1

Clear Spring: Joe Micco, John Sollenberger goal each; Antonio Resendiz assist.

Hurricanes: James Searcy goal.

U14 Boys

Clear Spring Blast 1, Urbana USA 1

Clear Spring: Nick Brandt goal; Levi Bucher 9 saves.

Clear Spring Blast 4, Mt. Airy Strikers 2

Clear Spring (4-0-1): Corey McClure 2 goals; Spencer Hawbaker, Quinn Rhodes goal each; Bradly Mills assist.

BBSL U14 Girls

Hagerstown Freedom '94 3, Westminster Lazers 2

Freedom: Miranda Kearney goal, assist; Abby Duncan, Emily Cronise goal each.


Western Md. Half Marathon

The first Western Maryland Half Marathon will be held Saturday in Hancock, beginning at 8 a.m.

The out-and-back race will be held on the Western Maryland Rail Trail.

For information, contact Tara Horst at 301-791-9009 or

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