Blue Devils' Short earns share of top M-P honor

November 21, 2009


GREENCASTLE, Pa. -- Greencastle-Antrim linebacker Josh Short was named Defensive Co-Player of the Year in the Mid-Penn Capital Division, highlighting several Blue Devils named to the 2009 Mid-Penn Capital All-Star Team.

Quarterback Brett Meyers, running back Devin Schaeffer, center Kevin Castellar and offensive lineman Gerardo Juarez were named to the First Team Offense, while Short and defensive lineman Broc Shives made the First Team Defense. Christian Hoover was honored as both first-team punter and kicker.

Making the Capital second team for Greencastle were OL Jeff Hege, WR/LB Brandon Trefelner, DL Denton Ensminger, DL Juarez, LB Todd Dewalt and DB Trent Dixon.

Shippensburg running back Todde Statum was chosen as the division's Offensive Player of the Year, while Northern DL Travis Wenger shared defensive honors with Short. Northern's Rick Mauck took Coach of the Year honors.



Goretti sweeps meet

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- St. Maria Goretti's Hunter Buterbaugh won the 50-yard freestyle in 24.22 seconds and the 100 free in 54.82 as the Gaels swept Musselman and Jefferson in a double-dual meet at Shepherd University.

Musselman's Cameron Dixon won the 200 free in 2:04.36 and the 500 free in 5:41.52.

Scores: Goretti 59, Musselman 34; Goretti 69, Jefferson 24; Musselman 56, Jefferson 37.

Records: Goretti 2-0; Musselman 1-1; Jefferson 0-2.


Jefferson sweeps

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- Jefferson's Martha Michaelson won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:11.85 and the 500 free in 6:08.22 to lead the Cougars to a double-dual sweep of St. Maria Goretti and Musselman at Shepherd University.

Goretti's Cassidy Lippert won the 100 breaststroke in 1:21.05, while Musselman's Vicky Reiser won the 200 intermediate medley in 2:28.93 and the 100 backstroke in 1:08.89.

Scores: Jefferson 68, Goretti 26; Jefferson 66, Musselman 28; Musselman 46, Goretti 46.

Records: Jefferson 2-0; Musselman 0-1-1; Goretti 0-1-1.


Monroe 96, HCC 82

MONROE, N.Y. -- Jon Ford had 23 points and Raylon Brown added 22, but Hagerstown Community College lost to Monroe in its tournament.

The Hawks will play Lakeland in the consolation game today at noon.



Two holes-in-one were recorded recently at Black Rock, both on its 153-yard 17th hole. Roy Lorshbaugh aced the hole on Friday using an 8-iron. His first hole-in-one was witnessed by playing partners Tracy Piper, Keith Shindle and Terry Haugh.

On Saturday, Tim McNamee earned his first hole-in-one, using a 7-iron. The feat was witnessed by Glenn Cross, Jamie Cross and Dan Cunningham.


Suns season tickets on sale

Season tickets are now on sale for the Hagerstown Suns 2010 season, with full-season, half-season and All-You-Can-Eat Hall of Fame ticket plans available.

Five-game Hall of Fame plans can be purchased for $39 and up. This plan includes tickets to five games, an All-You-Can-Eat meal at each game, a Suns T-shirt and hat and two premium giveaway items, including a bronze statuette honoring a member of the Suns' 2010 Hall of Fame class.

Full- and half-season ticket plan holders will receive all of the Hall of Fame plan offerings, plus all-you-can-eat perks for all 10 Feed-Your-Face games, which are being moved from Monday to Thursday in 2010.

Every giveaway is guaranteed in the full- and half-season plan, as well as a personal cup for $1 soft drink refills, VIP parking spots for Friday and Saturday games, VIP seating extended to anywhere in the ballpark and reserved seating in the grandstand behind home plate.

For questions, more information or to order plans, contact Director of Ticket Operations Karl Micka-Foos at 301-791-6266 or by e-mail at

Junior basketball tryout

The Hagerstown Junior Basketball League will hold a final tryout session for the Junior Division (grades 7 and 8) on Monday at 6 p.m. at E. Russell Hicks Middle School.

Any student interested in trying out should bring his or her birth certificate to the tryout session.

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