January 21, 2013
The Hagerstown YMCA sent 10 members of its swim team to compete at the 11th annual Winterfest Invitational, hosted by the Severna Park YMCA at the University of Maryland, College Park, Jan. 11 to 13. The meet is one of the premier YMCA swim competitions in the Northeast. More than 1,500 swimmers from eight states competed. Age 15-18 Allison Martin (16), 100-yard backstroke 1:07.50 (83rd). Age 13-14 Malin Brokstrop (13), 100 backstroke 1:08.79 (85th). Age 11-12 Luke Anders (12)
May 13, 2008
Going to the opera conjures up images of Nicholas Cage and Cher, dressed to the nines, standing outside the Metropolitan Opera in New York -- (... cue the sound of a needle screeching across vinyl album). Now, cut to the pair of us -- me and my mom, modern-day bohemians -- comfortable in just a pair of jeans and a faded Jimi Hendrix T-shirt any day. Such was not our attire as we stood outside Baltimore's opera house, the Lyric. Yes, my mom and I found ourselves clad formally and feeling more out of place than either of us had in a long time.
February 1, 2013
The Hagerstown YMCA Gators placed fourth out of seven teams at the Queen City Classic Invitational on Jan. 26 in Cumberland, Md. Jack Kothari set team records for 9-10-year-old boys in the 50-yard backstroke (32.90), 200 freestyle (2:27.06), and 100 freestyle (1:06.57). Kylie Kelly set a team record for 11-12-year-old girls in the 50-yard butterfly (1:09.03). Ida Brokstorp (girls 50 backstroke, 42.62), Diego Gonzales (boys 9-10 100 backstroke, 1:27.75), Jack Kothari (boys 9-10 100 butterfly, 1:24.94)
August 20, 2002
firstname.lastname@example.org Their luggage was a little heavier and their smiles were a lot wider when Cassie Dobrzanski and Laurel and Andy Brabson came back home from the Aug. 6-9 AAU Junior Olympics in Knoxville, Tenn. The girls both placed first in the 200-meter freestyle relay and second in the 200-meter individual medley. Each won medals for those accomplishments. Cassie, the 12-year-old daughter of Cathy and Mark Dobrzanski of Maugansville, also took seventh place in the 400-meter freestyle event.
February 17, 2004
Following are estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at North American theaters, according to Exhibitor Relations Co. Inc. Final figures will be released Tuesday. 1. "50 First Dates," $41 million. 2. "Barbershop 2: Back in Business," $15.6 million. 3. "Miracle," $14 million. 4. "The Butterfly Effect," $5.7 million. 5. "You Got Served," $5.1 million. 6. "Along Came Polly," $5.08 million. 7. "Catch That Kid," $4.35 million. 8. "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King," $4.15 million.
November 19, 2006
PREP SWIMMING Cougars sweep 'Dogs in opener SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The Jefferson girls beat Martinsburg 106-63 and the Jefferson boys beat the Bulldogs 103-56 in the season openers for both teams. In the girls meet, Michelle Litwin won the 500-yard freestyle in 6:55.31 for Jefferson, while Kelly Brockway won the 200 freestyle in 2:11.96 for Martinsburg. Patrick Corley won the 100 backstroke in 1:21.69 for Jefferson in the boys meet, while Jacob Henry won the 200 IM in 2:22.
February 2, 2004
The following are estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday, according to Exhibitor Relations Co. Inc.: 1. "You Got Served," $16 million. 2. "Along Came Polly," $10.1 million. 3. "The Butterfly Effect," $9.95 million. 4. "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King," $5.3 million. 5. "The Perfect Score," $5 million. 6. "Big Fish," $4.6 million. 7. "Cold Mountain," $4.53 million. 8. "Win a Date With Tad Hamilton!", $4.5 million. 9. "Mystic River," $4.4 million.
April 26, 2008
Here are some examples of plants that grow in the Tri-State area that can tolerate dry, hot conditions: May to June blooming: · Sea pink · Butterfly weed · Perennial bachelor's button · Gas plant · Cushion spurge · Day lily · Coral bells · Candy Tuft · Dwarf crested iris · Bearded iris · Iceland poppy June to September blooming: ...
July 31, 2010
Volunteers with the local Modern Woodmen of America chapter helped build a butterfly garden and planted trees and flowers and painted at Brook Lane of Hagerstown. They worked alongside Leitersburg Ruritan members and the Boy Scouts to spruce up the area. For more information about the group, call Lynn Bibbee at 301-733-7888. Editor's note: This story was edited Aug. 17, 2010, to correct the name of the organization in the headline.
December 20, 2007
Chris and Mark Brockway - 1984 graduates of North Hagerstown High School - were inducted recently into the Shippensburg University Sports Hall of Fame. They were joined in the Class of 2007 by William Beible, H. Douglas Bushong, Margaret "Peg" Mount, Dana Boyer Neast and Tracy Spencer Wetherbee. The twin brothers accounted for 22 All-American swimming honors at Shippensburg, three Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference championships, two school records and one national title.