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By JACK HILL III / Staff Correspondent | May 6, 2008
Click here to see more photos of this game Senior shortstop Brittany Hyatt wanted to make sure the South Hagerstown Rebels won her final game against the rival North Hagerstown Hubs. Hyatt - the 2007 Washington County Player of the Year - finished with three hits, three RBIs and two runs as the Rebels celebrated Senior Day by coming back from a 4-0 deficit to pull out a 7-4 win over the Hubs on Monday in the MVAL Piedmont. "We realized that it was the last time that (the seniors)
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By JACK HILL III / Staff Correspondent | July 10, 2008
SHARPSBURG -- Tanner Manning must really like milkshakes. He hit two home runs Wednesday, including a dramatic solo shot to center in the bottom of the sixth inning, to lift Hancock to a thrilling 7-6 win over Sharpsburg in a Maryland District 1 11-12 Tournament losers' bracket game. "My teammate's mom owns an ice cream shop," Manning said. "She said if I hit a home run, then I would get a free milkshake. "It feels good. We have a good chance to do good in the tournament.
NEWS
July 1, 2006
YOUTH LEAGUES District 1 Junior All-Star Tournament Derek Younker had three hits, two RBI and three stolen bases as Hancock ran away from host Valley on Friday night. Hancock stole 10 bases and took advantage of five Valley errors in its 11-5 victory. Hancock was running right out of the gate, scoring four runs in the top of the first inning to take the lead for good. The big hits were Justin Berkstresser's RBI double and Nick Harvey's RBI single. Hancock increased its lead to 7-0 in the second inning.
NEWS
by JACK HILL III | March 27, 2004
Just when it was given up for dead, the North Hagerstown baseball team's heart started beating. The Hubs erased a 4-0 deficit by scoring all of their runs in the last two innings Friday, highlighted by T.J. Hose's game-winning two-run double in the seventh, to pull out a 5-4 victory over Linganore. "It showed a lot of heart that we hung in there and came back to win it at the end," North Hagerstown coach Shawn Reynolds said. "We need to play together as a team for the entire seven innings instead of just the last two innings.
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by TIM KOELBLE | May 7, 2005
koelble@herald-mail.com CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - For the second straight game, Greencastle ominously fell behind an opponent. Thursday, the Blue Devils fell behind 8-1 to James Buchanan, rallied for a 9-8 lead and eventually lost, 10-9. Friday, it almost became deja vu as Greencastle was being throttled by Chambersburg 10-1 through four innings and facing the possibility of a 10-run-rule loss. Shockingly, back-to-back six-run innings in the fifth and sixth frames fueled No. 7 Greencastle (12-6)
SPORTS
By JACK HILL III | Staff Correspondent | July 7, 2012
American Little League went through three pitchers in the first inning of Saturday's Maryland District 1 11-12 tournament losers' bracket game against West End. The third pitcher turned out to be the most effective. Southpaw Alfonso White hurled 5 2/3 scoreless innings of relief to allow American to come from behind and eliminate West End 6-3. American will host Maugansville in a losers' bracket game Monday night at 6. “The kids told me that we're not leaving here until we win,” American manager Eric Stubbs said.
SPORTS
By BRETT NIEVES | Staff Correspondent | June 29, 2012
West End's 9-10 All-Stars might forget what it's like to practice after this week. West End has played four games in as many days - winning the last three, including Friday night's 10-7 victory over Valley in the Maryland District 1 9-10 Little League Tournament losers' bracket final. West End will travel to face undefeated Federal tonight at 6 in the championship round. West End must win to force a final game Monday night. Federal can win the title tonight. “We won today, so I'll worry about tomorrow when we get there,” West End manager Mark Brown said.
NEWS
By JACK HILL III / Staff Correspondent | July 12, 2007
CLEAR SPRING - Tyler Byers went 3-for-3 with a solo home run and two RBIs as Conococheague beat Clear Spring 10-5 in the losers' bracket of the Maryland District 1 11-12 All-Star Tournament on Wednesday. Conococheague, which has gone 3-0 since losing to Maugansville in the opening round, is one of four teams left in the 12-team, double-elimination tournament. Conococheague will host Hancock tonight at 6 in a losers' bracket semifinal. Clear Spring was eliminated after going 1-2 in the tourney.
NEWS
By DAN KAUFFMAN | June 26, 2008
SHARPSBURG -- One day after Sharpsburg Little League's 9-10 All-Stars shut out National 10-0 on Tuesday, Sharpsburg experienced what it's like to be on National's end. Clear Spring Little League deflated Sharpsburg with a few big hits early in Wednesday's Maryland District 1 Tournament second-round game, and Sharpsburg never regrouped as Clear Spring earned a five-inning 10-0 victory. "Mentally, they just got down on themselves," Sharpsburg manager Chris Webber said. "If they get down a couple runs, they can't get down because we have the bats to get back in the game.
NEWS
By JACK HILL III/Staff Correspondent | May 16, 2010
HAGERSTOWN -- Hagerstown Community College had the top seed and the home-field advantage, but didn't have luck to make a run in the Region XX Baseball Tournament. The Hawks were sent to the sidelines during the tournament's second day on Saturday as ASA (N.Y.) defeated HCC 9-3 in the completion of a suspended losers' bracket game. HCC trailed 7-3 after eight innings when the game was called because of darkness. The loss ended HCC's season with a 33-19 record, going out as the first team to be knocked out of the four-team, double-elimination tournament.
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