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By JACK HILL III | Staff Correspondent | July 13, 2013
West Salisbury put on a display of great run production on Saturday night as it beat Arbutus 34-2 during the first round of the Maryland 10-11 State Little League Baseball Tournament at Conococheague. The game was stopped after four innings because of the 10-run rule. For Sunday's tripleheader action in the double-elimination tournament, Conococheague will play Elkton in a winners' bracket game at 2 p.m., West Salisbury will play Bethesda in a winners' bracket game at 4:30 and Arbutus will play Easton in a losers' bracket game at 7. Blake Corbin, Dylan Smith, Brett Swift, Jacob Long and Ryan Teaman banged out three hits apiece for West Salisbury.
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By BOB PARASILITI | August 5, 1999
ARBUTUS, Md. - The only thing halfway about the Halfway Little League All-Stars were the names on the front of their jerseys. It played all-or-nothing baseball to get to the losers' bracket final of the Maryland State Tournament. And Halfway put it all on the line in the sixth inning on Wednesday against Arbutus. It came away with nothing ... but not without the help of some circumstances out of its control. [cont. from sports page ] Halfway scored two runs in the sixth and had the bases loaded with none out until Arbutus got three outs on one pitch to survive with a 4-3 victory and advance to the tournament championship.
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August 3, 1999
ARBUTUS, Md. - Nick Adenhart threw a no-hitter with 11 strikeouts Tuesday to lead the Halfway All-Stars to a 2-0 win over Frederick American and into the losers' bracket final of the Maryland 11-12-year-old Little League Tournament. [cont. from sports page ] It was Adenhart's second win over the District 2 representative. In the opening game of the tournament, Adenhart held Frederick to one hit in a 1-0 win. "Frederick has a great team, but the matchups just worked against them," said Halfway assistant coach Bob Weaver.
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By SCOTT A. DeVORE / Staff Correspondent | August 4, 1998
FREDERICK, Md. - Signs that read "Halfway, All the Way" were proudly displayed once again in the bleachers at Frederick National Little League's Robert B. Staley Stadium. After Halfway's run for the state title was slowed after a lashing by Elkton on Sunday, the only thing the District 1 champions could look forward to was the next day. As it turned out, the Halfway All-Stars had a lot to look forward to. They put on a remarkable offensive show Monday, defeating Arbutus 11-0 in the double-elimination Maryland State Little League Baseball 11-12-Year-Old All-Star Tournament.
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by CHRIS CARTER | July 26, 2004
WILLIAMSPORT - South Caroline pitcher Robbie Payne had his back against the wall on more than one occasion during the second round of the Maryland Little League Baseball 11-12 Tournament at Ebersole Field on Sunday. But the way he responded made it seem like that wasn't such a bad place to be. Payne pitched out of several jams, leading South Caroline to a 4-1 win over Maugansville - which received a first-round bye - for a spot in Tuesday's winners' bracket final against Hughesville - a 7-5 winner over Rising Sun. Maugansville will face West Salisbury - a 4-3 winner over Arbutus - in a losers' bracket game tonight at 8. "We were fortunate to be able to get (Maugansville)
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July 24, 2007
RISING SUN, Md. - Federal made the most of four home runs to advance to the losers' bracket semifinals of the Maryland 11-12 state tournament with an 11-3 win over Arbutus on Monday. Federal plays West Salisbury tonight at 7. Down 3-0, Aaron Showe got Federal started with a solo home run in the fourth inning and the momentum continued. In the fifth with one runner on, Alex Courtney singled and Showe put Federal ahead with a three-run homer. Zane Schreiber singled and scored on a triple by Cole Myers for a 5-3 lead.
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by JACK HILL III | July 29, 2002
Halfway is heading to the losers' bracket of the Maryland 9-10 Little League Baseball Tournament after being defeated 7-4 by South Caroline Sunday at American Little League. "South Caroline is a good team," Halfway manager Scott Herbert said. "They scored when they had the opportunities. Unfortunately, we didn't get the big hit when we needed it today. All we can do is fight tomorrow. " Halfway will play Arbutus tonight at 6 p.m. in the losers' bracket final. The winner will play South Caroline in the championship round of the double-elimination tournament on Tuesday.
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December 28, 2009
AUG. 22, 1929-DEC. 26, 2009 BALTIMORE - Mildred Anne "Sue" Fertitta, age 80, of Baltimore, died Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009, at St. Agnes Hospital, Baltimore. Born Aug. 22, 1929, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Notley Showe and the late Helen Higgs Showe Hose. She was the wife of the late Stephen Paul Fertitta Sr., who died in 1990. Sue had been a waitress for many years and had also operated a courier business. She was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Parish, Baltimore, for more than 50 years.
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July 13, 2013
Jean Marino Flurie, 89, passed into the loving hands of God on Friday, July 5, 2013, at Golden Living Center in Frederick, Md. Jean was born Sept. 10, 1923, in Brooklyn, N.Y. She later lived in the Baltimore area, then the Hagerstown area, and for the past nine years in Frederick. She worked for several years in the insurance industry, and was a devoted wife, mother, and homemaker with a passion for cooking and sharing Italian food and pastries. She was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Robert Flurie; and several sisters and brothers.
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By WILL ROBINSON | will.robinson@herald-mail.com | July 14, 2013
West Salisbury and Easton both won Sunday to advance in the Maryland 10-11 State Little League Baseball Tournament at Conococheague. In a winners' bracket game, West Salisbury defeated Bethesda 9-2 to advance to play Elkton on Monday at 7 p.m. in the winners' bracket final. A pair of homers - a two-run shot by Ryan Teaman in the second inning and a solo homer by Blake Corbin in the third - gave West Salisbury a 3-0 lead. West Salisbury added five more runs in the top of the fourth, highlighted by three straight RBI singles by Corbin, Dylan Smith and Brett Swift.
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July 13, 2013
Jean Marino Flurie, 89, passed into the loving hands of God on Friday, July 5, 2013, at Golden Living Center in Frederick, Md. Jean was born Sept. 10, 1923, in Brooklyn, N.Y. She later lived in the Baltimore area, then the Hagerstown area, and for the past nine years in Frederick. She worked for several years in the insurance industry, and was a devoted wife, mother, and homemaker with a passion for cooking and sharing Italian food and pastries. She was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Robert Flurie; and several sisters and brothers.
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January 27, 2012
Arbutus Mary Hollinger, 80, of Maugansville, passed away Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, at Williamsport Nursing Home. Born Jan. 15, 1932, in St. Ignace, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Roy Ora and Eva Ruth (Dunn) Abbe. Mrs. Hollinger was a member of Maugansville Bible Brethren Church. In addition to being a homemaker, she also had worked for the Harvest Baptist Church as a custodian, and in the bakery at Martin's food store. She is survived by a daughter, Nancy A. Perrow and husband, Robert “Bo,” of Cearfoss; a son, Donald C. Hollinger and wife, Susan, of Greencastle, Pa.; four grandchildren, and two great-grandsons.
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December 28, 2009
AUG. 22, 1929-DEC. 26, 2009 BALTIMORE - Mildred Anne "Sue" Fertitta, age 80, of Baltimore, died Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009, at St. Agnes Hospital, Baltimore. Born Aug. 22, 1929, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Notley Showe and the late Helen Higgs Showe Hose. She was the wife of the late Stephen Paul Fertitta Sr., who died in 1990. Sue had been a waitress for many years and had also operated a courier business. She was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Parish, Baltimore, for more than 50 years.
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August 18, 2009
MAY 27, 1927-AUG. 17, 2009 Arbutus Mae "Boot" Whorton, 82, passed away Monday, Aug. 17, 2009, as a guest well cared for at the Golden Living Center in Hagerstown, Md. Born May 27, 1927, in Tilghmanton, Md., she was the daughter of the late Florence and John Carter. Besides her parents, she survived the demise of three husbands, William A. Whorton Jr., Kenneth E. Kline and James F. Howell Sr. Arbutus loved all animals, and particularly found great comfort and companionship with her beloved poodle, Ralph.
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July 24, 2007
RISING SUN, Md. - Federal made the most of four home runs to advance to the losers' bracket semifinals of the Maryland 11-12 state tournament with an 11-3 win over Arbutus on Monday. Federal plays West Salisbury tonight at 7. Down 3-0, Aaron Showe got Federal started with a solo home run in the fourth inning and the momentum continued. In the fifth with one runner on, Alex Courtney singled and Showe put Federal ahead with a three-run homer. Zane Schreiber singled and scored on a triple by Cole Myers for a 5-3 lead.
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by ANDREW SCHOTZ | April 2, 2007
Legislators sing, dance, have laughs about themselves Lawmakers became guffawmakers for an evening on Wednesday as the annual "Legislative Follies" Vaudevillesque variety show returned. Politicians got on stage, donned costumes, sang, danced and cracked bawdy jokes targeting colleagues, some of whom were in the audience, with lobbyists and reporters. Tickets cost $10 apiece, with proceeds going to a scholarship fund. The top story for Washington County readers: We counted at least four references to Del. LeRoy E. Myers, R-Washington/Allegany, and his bill to outlaw depictions of human and animal nudity on moving vehicles.
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by CHRIS CARTER | July 26, 2004
WILLIAMSPORT - South Caroline pitcher Robbie Payne had his back against the wall on more than one occasion during the second round of the Maryland Little League Baseball 11-12 Tournament at Ebersole Field on Sunday. But the way he responded made it seem like that wasn't such a bad place to be. Payne pitched out of several jams, leading South Caroline to a 4-1 win over Maugansville - which received a first-round bye - for a spot in Tuesday's winners' bracket final against Hughesville - a 7-5 winner over Rising Sun. Maugansville will face West Salisbury - a 4-3 winner over Arbutus - in a losers' bracket game tonight at 8. "We were fortunate to be able to get (Maugansville)
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by TRAVIS KING/Staff Correspondent | July 25, 2004
WILLIAMSPORT - Saturday's first round of the Maryland Little League 11-12 Tournament at Conococheague's Ebersole Field seemed to showcase a little bit of everything. There was a thrilling finish, a couple of stellar pitching performances and an offensive explosion that didn't take very long to get off the ground. Mike Bowie went 3-for-4 and drove in three runs and Josh McGhee proved dominant on the mound for Hughesville in a 13-0 victory over Arbutus in four innings in the third game of Saturday's tripleheader.
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