Braves eliminated from NABF regionals

August 05, 2011
  • The Mason Dixon Blaze 16U team finished its season with a 35-6 record. The Blaze won two Pony tournaments, captured the USSSA Central Pa. state championship and finished fourth in the USSSA 16UA World Series in Salisbury, Md. From left to right: Front row - Mariah Yingling and Katie Shaak. Second row - Sarah Elwood, Shae Foreman, Megan Dougherty, Blaire Lauthers, Jenna Knable and Tristan Hartle. Third row - coach Rob Thorn, coach Rick Lauthers, Jenna Rhodes, Haley Thorn, Shayla Murray and manager Troy Yingling.
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Friday, August 5, 2011


SALISBURY, Md. — The Hagerstown Braves rallied for three runs in the seventh inning, but fell short and was eliminated from the NABF Regional Tournament on Friday following a 4-3 loss to the Frederick Flying Dogs.

Trailing 4-0 entering the seventh, Trey Cobb hit a two-run double to finish with two hits, and Trevor Cobb drove in another run for the Braves. But Frederick got the final out to strand the tying run at second.

Tyler Beard had two hits for Hagerstown, which got a forfeit win over the Fedlock Falcons to finish 1-2 at the tournament.


Ly named HCC women’s coach

Hagerstown Community College has named Tin Ly as its women’s tennis coach.

Ly was an assistant coach last season, when the Hawks won the Region XX Division III title and placed fifth at the NJCAA National Tournament in Arizona.


Shepherd makes staff changes

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — Shepherd University head coach Monte Cater announced several changes to the football staff for the upcoming season.

Joel Gordon, a standout quarterback for the Rams from 1999 to 2002, rejoins the coaching staff as quarterbacks coach after a three-year stint as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Emory & Henry College. Gordon left the Shepherd staff after four seasons following the 2007 season.

Gordon replaces Sam Williams, who resigned to accept a position at Vanderbilt University.

Long-time defensive assistant Josh Kline has been elevated to defensive coordinator. Kline, a defensive lineman for the Rams from 1998 to 2002, has worked with the Shepherd defensive line since 2003.

Kline replaces Bob Haley, who retired after 13 years — 12 as defensive coordinator — with the Rams.


Sharpsburg 7-8 Blue-Gray Tournament

Conococheague 14, Sharpsburg 2

Conococheague: Cory Jamison 3 hits, HR; Evan Wright 3 hits; Trace Draper 2 hits.

Note: Conococheague will play Federal this morning at 10 for the title.


Legion fall ball

Funkstown Legion baseball will be holding registration for its fall team today at Funkstown Memorial Park from 6 to 8 p.m. Funkstown will play in the Tri-State League with teams from Maryland and West Virginia high schools. All players who attend a Washington County high school are eligible to try out, as well as county eighth-graders.

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