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By BILL STERNER / Staff Correspondent | February 20, 2000
HCC shoots self out of title game : No. 1 Frederick routs Hawks LARGO, Md. - Frederick Community College women's basketball coach Jack Mehl preaches to his Cougars that the play in the first five minutes of each half can be the difference between winning and losing. cont. from sports page Hagerstown Community College coach Marlys Palmer may not agree, but she certainly can see his point. Frederick raced to an 11-2 lead and the Hawks never recovered, dropping a 76-45 decision in the Maryland JuCo Conference championship game.
By JACK HILL III | January 20, 2000
FREDERICK, Md. - It was a game of "Can You Top This. " Everytime the Hagerstown Community College women made a run, Frederick Community College matched it. Unfortunately for the Hawks, the Cougars matched it one too many times. Frederick got that final burst down the stretch to get past the HCC 78-71 on Wednesday night in a Maryland JuCo Conference basketball game. cont. from sports page "It was a strange game," Frederick coach Jack Mehl said. "It looked like that both teams were tired.
February 27, 1997
By BOB PARASILITI Staff Writer Usually, opposing teams fret about coming to Hagerstown Junior College to play basketball. And Dave Miller is no different under normal circumstances. But this time, the Frederick Community College coach is at ease about coming to town. That's because the Cougars have fond memories of HJC's athletic complex. Frederick faces Dundalk tonight at 6 in one of three games which kick off four days of Region XX tournaments that will crown champions in three divisions of junior college basketball.
February 22, 2008
The snow emergency plans for Washington and Frederick counties were lifted at 12:30 p.m. today, Maryland State Police announced. Conditions on designated snow emergency routes had greatly improved and most major routes are clear, police said. However, other roads might still be snow- and ice-covered and drivers are urged to use caution, especially on exit ramps, intersections and bridges. For information on road conditions in Maryland, call 800-327-3125 or visit www.marylandroads.
By MARLO BARNHART | November 23, 2007
HAGERSTOWN - Shannon Sturtz hit Hagerstown running as the newest Maryland Cooperative Extension educator in 4-H youth development at the Washington County Agricultural Center on Sharpsburg Pike. "I grew up in 4-H in the county, state and national levels," Sturtz said. "This is just perfect for me. " She is in charge of club maintenance, which means keeping track of the paperwork that accompanies all 4-H work. Her specialty will be livestock. A Frederick County native, Sturtz, 23, lives with her parents, who were raised on a farm.
March 10, 1997
By BOB PARASILITI Staff Writer Frederick Community College withstood the flash of Hagerstown Junior College's pressure defense and used patience and solid halfcourt defense - aided by a late 14-0 run in the second half - Sunday to lift the Cougars over the Hawks, 76-62, in the Region XX Division II women's basketball championship at the HJC athletic complex. With the victory, Frederick won its second trip in three years to the National Junior College Division II tournament.
October 29, 1997
By KERRY LYNN FRALEY Staff Writer FREDERICK, Md. - Hagerstown resident Jon Larson has dropped out of the running for the president's job at Frederick Community College to take the helm of a community college in northeastern Pennsylvania. Larson, 56, a 20-year employee of FCC, was one of five finalists for his college's top post. He will leave his job as vice president for administration and dean of institutional services at the college to take over as president of Luzerne County Community College in Nanticoke, Pa., in mid-November.
July 6, 1998
FREDERICK, Md. - Edwin W. "Ned" Ferris has announced plans to run for the office of sheriff of Frederick County, Md. Ferris, 39, a lifelong Republican, is a Walkersville, Md., resident. He said he plans to make school safety the No. 1 priority during his administration, if elected. "Parents are worried about the safety of their children in light of increasing violence in our schools, as well as the presence of weapons and illegal drugs on school property," Ferris said.
May 28, 2010
MAY 27, 1953-MAY 25, 2010 FREDERICK, Md. - Patricia Lynn "Patti" Lebherz, of Frederick, 56 years, peacefully passed into eternity in the loving arms of her family and friends on May 25, 2010, at home, following a courageous struggle with a lengthy illness. She was the beloved wife of Charles F. "Chuck" Lebherz and mother to Tara and Natalie. She will be deeply missed. Born May 27, 1953, in Takoma Park, and raised in Frederick County, she was the daughter of the late Marvin L. and Joan Baker Hiner.
By BOB PARASILITI | | March 28, 2013
The Hagerstown Community College baseball team has been living on a diet of cookies and orange juice lately. For the last week, the Hawks have been giving blood - and lots of it. The latest donation came on Thursday, as Frederick Community College came up with one big inning in each game of a doubleheader in a 7-1, 14-10 Maryland JuCo Conference sweep of the Hawks, pushing HCC's losing streak to six games. “For the last six games, one inning comes up and kills us,” said HCC coach Scott Jennings.
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