Area Roundup -- Williamsport Nationals top Funkstown

July 03, 2009


Williamsport Nationals 5, Funkstown 3

WILLIAMSPORT -- Travis Sluger pitched a six-hitter and had two hits and two RBIs as the Nationals edged Funkstown.

Adam Chambers had two hits for the Nationals (11-6, 10-6 Western Maryland District), who won their seventh straight game. Funkstown falls to 8-7, 8-6.


Ausherman X-C Series

Held Tuesday at Waynesboro, Pa.

2-Mile Run

Men: 1. Jared Wilson 11:00; 2. Joe Wannabe 11:02; 3. Travis Frey 11:10; 4. Tommy Ausherman 11:22; 5. Scott Morrison 11:35; 6. Steve Spivey 11:42; 7. Joseph Bright 12:00; 8. Mike Meadows 12:07; 9. Steve Ferree 12:08; 10. Ryan Thrush 12:22.

Women: 1. Ali Lambert 13:21; 2. Shayna Weir 13:33; 3. Lindsey Hollenshead 13:33; 4. Jessica Howard 13:47; 5. McKenzie Doyle 14:04; 6. Kathy Maier 14:35; 7. Suzanne Schaeffer 15:39; 8. Alyssa Meadows 15:42; 9. Meghan Breen 15:52; 10. Natalie Holder 16:59.


1-Mile Run

1. Kaleb Hurley 7:13; 2. Noah Sterns 7:19; 3. Madison Hurley 7:20; 4. Blair Orndorf 7:21; 5. McKenna Peters 7:23.


Blaze 10U win title

The Mason Dixon Blaze 10U travel team won the Central & Western Pennsylvania USSSA State Championship in Greenvillage last weekend, going 6-1.


Tri-County League

Peckies/Jayne Keller 7, Tim's Tools 2

Peckies: Jess Souders 3 hits; Dana Winters, Becky Bucher, Amanda Fleming, Melissa Kennedy 2 hits each.

Peckies/Jayne Keller 13, Hair Razors 7

Peckies: Shannon Lamberson, Lesley Scott, Jamie Smith 3 hits each.

Razors: Steph Harbaugh 4 hits, HR.


Mills coming back to Chambersburg

Billy Mills, the 1964 Olympic 10,000-meter gold medalist, will make another appearance at this year's 5K Race for the Nation on Aug. 15 at 8 a.m., in Chambersburg, Pa.

Mills will speak at Chambersburg Area Middle School on Aug. 14 from 6 to 7 p.m. There is no cost to come out and listen to his inspiring message for people of all ages.

This year's 5K Race for the Nation will include a 1-mile fun run for kids, a race DJ, more than $3,000 in cash and merchandise awards and an autograph session with Mills.

For more information, contact race director Chris Pereschuk at 717-262-9725 or 717-830-0051, or visit the Web site

Revolution volleyball clinic

The Revolution Volleyball Club, based in Chambersburg, Pa, will be holding a clinic on July 13 and 14 from 5 to 9 p.m., at LifeHouse Church Bethel in Hagerstown for girls entering grades 9 through 12. Cost of the clinic is $80 and includes eight hours of instruction and a T-shirt. The clinics will be run by club directors Mike and Sarah Schall and other Revolution coaches. Mike Schall was an assistant coach with the Penn State women's volleyball team for 15 years. For more information or a registration form, please visit the Web site or call Sarah Schall at 717-491-1909.

Whitetail family golf

Whitetail Golf Resort will celebrate national Family Golf Month with family golf clinics and play days promoting golf as the perfect recreation for families.

Every Saturday in July, Whitetail will hold family nights to help families learn and enjoy the game of golf in a relaxed atmosphere at a low price. Family nights begin at 5:30 p.m., and include a 9-hole round, special instruction and a post-round treat.

Whitetail will also offer free greens fees to juniors accompanied by a paying adult during the week of July 6-12 as part of "Take Your Junior to the Course Week," a national player development program spearheaded by the National Golf Course Owners Association and promoted in coordination with The PGA of America. In addition to free greens fees, Whitetail will offer a free 90-minute junior clinic on Thursday at 6 p.m.

For more information, visit the Web site

Swimming and diving lessons

It's not too late to take swim lessons this summer at the Chambersburg YMCA. Morning ad evening classes are available. In addition, springboard diving lessons will begin on July 14. Lessons are for children ages 6-18 who can pass a deep-water swimming test and do a basic jump from the diving board. For more information, contact Angi Johnson at 717-263-8508 or by e-mail at

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