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The year in review: July 2010

Local induction & champs plus intrigue in pros

December 26, 2010

HAGERSTOWN — Editor’s note: This is the seventh installment in a 12-part series looking back at some of the biggest local, regional and national sports stories of 2010.

July 2 — Nick Adenhart, Terry Brown, Thomas Cross, Doug Mills, Ted Schoeck, David Wachter, Eddie Semler were inducted into Washington County Sports Hall of Fame.

3 — Serena Williams won Wimbledon women’s tennis title.

4 — Rafael Nadal won Wimbledon men’s tennis title.

5 — Clear Spring defeated National 14-4 for Little League 9-10 District 1 title.

7 — Halfway defeated Valley 14-1 for Little League 10-11 District 1 title.

8 — Maugansville defeated Conococheague 10-1 for Little League Senior League District 1 title. … LeBron James announced he will leave Cleveland Cavaliers to play for the Miami Heat. … Paul Goydos shot a 59 at John Deer Classis on the PGA Tour. It was the fourth time the lowest round in PGA history was carded.

10 — Conococheague won the Little League Junior League District I title with 14-5 win over Valley.

11 — Paula Creamer won Women’s U.S. Open Championship in golf. … Spain defeated Netherlands 1-0 in extra time to win soccer’s World Cup.

13 — Yankee owner George Steinbrenner died at the age of 80.

15 — Halfway defeated Conococheague 15-3 for Little League 11-12 District 1 title.

18 — South Africa’s Louis Oostuizen won British Open Championship.

22 — Clear Spring defeated Denton 10-3 to win the Little League 9-10 Maryland state title. … Halfway was eliminated from the Little League 10-11 state tournament in a 6-3 loss to Delmar.

24 — Alberto Contador won Tour de France.

25 — Funkstown Post 211 defeated Fort Cumberland 18-12 to quality for Maryland State American Legion Tournament.

26 — Hagerstown PONY won East Zone West Region title in Ohio.

27 — Halfway lost to Brunswick 5-1 in the Little League 11-12 Maryland state tournament.

29 — The Baltimore Orioles hired Buck Showalter as manager. … Halfway lost to Brunswick 18-2 in Little League 11-12 Maryland state tournament to end its season.

30 — Maugansville won two games but lost to Elkton 18-8 to be eliminated from the Little League Senior League Maryland state tournament. … Hagerstown PONY beat Bergen Beach (N.Y.) 14-8 in East Zone tournament opener.

31 — Hagerstown PONY suffers two losses to be eliminated from the East Zone tournament, ending its season.

— Compiled by TIM KOELBLE
Staff Writer

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