Area Roundup -- Brabson leads local swimmers

May 05, 2009


BIVALVE, Md. -- Six Hagerstown YMCA swimmers recently competed at the Nanticoke River 3-mile open-water swim.

Paul Brabson, 48, of Boonsboro, led the way, placing third out of 92 in 1 hour, 6 minutes, 8 seconds.

Sarah Besecker, 25, of Greencastle, Pa., was 15th in 1:13:38; Thomas Dahbura, 39, of Hagerstown, was 29th in 1:23:00; George Rohrer, 55, of Greencastle, was 31st in 1:24:48; Tina Mullins, 29, of Clear Spring, was 60th in 1:42:38; and Dallas Strait, 27, of Greencastle, was 66th 1:45:08.


Bock hits hole-in-one

CENTRAL CITY, Pa. -- Dan Bock, of Hagerstown, hit his first career hole-in-one at Northwinds Golf Course.

Bock used an 11-wood to ace the 140-yard, par-3 fourth hole.

His brother, Joe Bock, witnessed the shot.


FCA sports camp

The Western Maryland/Eastern Panhandle Fellowship of Christian Athletes will hold its Power Sports Camp for students ages 8-13 at Grace Academy from June 15-19. The camp runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.


Boys sports include baseball, basketball, football, lacrosse and soccer. Girls sports include basketball, lacrosse, softball and soccer.

Each camper will receive a T-shirt, lanyard and sports bible.

The cost to register is $100 by June 1, and $125 after June 1.

For information, go to or contact Kevin Smoot at 301-992-8751 or

FCA golf tournament

There are still openings available for the Western Maryland/Eastern Panhandle Fellowship Of Christian Athletes Golf Tournament to be held May 14 at the Whitetail Golf Resort in Mercersburg, Pa.

For information, go to or contact Kevin Smoot at 301-992-8751 or

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