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August 30, 2008
PREP VOLLEYBALL Southern Fulton 3, Shanksville 0 WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - Brittany Strait had 20 service points as Southern Fulton swept Shanksville 25-19, 25-10, 25-14 in its season opener. Jenna Ritz had 14 assists, Natasha Bard had six kills and Alexis Kneisley added four kills for the Indians. Jeni Hager had six digs. Broadfording 3, Goretti 0 Hannah Young had 17 kills to lead Broadfording past St. Maria Goretti, 25-12, 25-17, 25-21. Becca Adams had 30 assists and six aces, while Danielle DuBois made 14 digs for the Lions (2-1)
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NEWS
August 27, 1997
By GUY FLETCHER Staff Writer Hagerstown and Washington County are expected to go Hollywood in a big way when filming of the Civil War movie "Gods and Generals" begins. The movie could bring with it the star-watching of seeing big-name actors like Martin Sheen and Jeff Daniels, as well as providing jobs on both sides of the camera for local people, officials said Wednesday. Of the as many as 200 speaking parts in the movie, some are expected to go local people, said director Ronald F. Maxwell.
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By DON AINES | July 8, 2007
SHARPSBURG-Michael Kraus commanded Union forces at Gettysburg, Antietam and Spotsylvania, and has been killed a number of times - on screen. "I did get killed in several of those," Kraus said of his appearances in films and television programs about the Civil War. He was blown off a fence on Emmitsburg Road in "Gettysburg," and his death scene in "Cold Mountain" had him lying atop a pile of bodies in "The Crater," a Union debacle in the campaign...
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By DON AINES | March 28, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, PA. -- For most Americans, George Armstrong Custer always will be best known for his calamitous last stand in the Black Hills rather than his finest hour in Pennsylvania. Informing people about the life and times, good and bad, of Custer is the avocation of Steve Alexander, a re-enactor and one of the featured speakers at this week's Chambersburg Civil War Seminar focusing on Custer's role at Gettysburg in 1863. The Jackson, Mich., man has been studying Custer since his boyhood and travels the country making appearances as the cavalry legend.
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By DON AINES | March 29, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, PA. - For most Americans, George Armstrong Custer always will be best known for his calamitous last stand in the Black Hills rather than his finest hour in Pennsylvania. Informing people about the life and times, good and bad, of Custer is the avocation of Steve Alexander, a re-enactor and one of the featured speakers at this week's Chambersburg Civil War Seminar focusing on Custer's role at Gettysburg in 1863. The Jackson, Mich., man has been studying Custer since his boyhood and travels the country making appearances as the cavalry legend.
NEWS
December 16, 2002
WOMEN'S HOOPS COLUMBIA, Md. - Kim Davis scored 26 points to lead Hagerstown Community College to a 79-67 win over Howard Community College in a Maryland JuCo game on Saturday. Davis made 11 of 19 shots and added six rebounds in leading HCC (6-3, 2-0 Maryland JuCo). HAGERSTOWN (79) Romero 5 0-0 10, McGee 1 2-3 4, Mason 1 0-0 2, Long 2 0-2 4, Davis 11 3-5 26, Brown 2 3-3 7, Parson 6 1-1 13, Tucker 6 1-4 13. Totals 34 10-18 79. HOWARD (67) Daniels 7 0-0 14, Weatherspoon 7 1-4 16, Tsai 0 0-2 0, Travis 7 0-0 16, Jenskins 1 7-10 9, Nadeau 3 2-4 8, Rosa 2 0-0 4. Totals 27 10-20 67. Halftime - HCC, 47-39.
NEWS
October 29, 2000
Photographer exposes Civil War 'ghosts' By BOB PARTLOW / Staff Writer, MARTINSBURG photo: KEVIN G. GILBERT / staff photographer SHARPSBURG, Md. - For a war that ended 135 years ago, the Civil War still evokes immense emotion. Photographer Tim Johnson of Falling Waters, W. Va. sees that emotion frequently. People come to his booth at arts and crafts and heritage fairs and are moved by what they see: Ghostly Civil War figures inhabiting Civil War scenes, bringing to life that long ago conflict in an otherworldly way. The pictures are so intense that Johnson said he is frequently asked, "Have you really seen these ghosts?
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By RICHARD F. BELISLE | October 29, 1999
YORK, Pa. - The chief interpreter for the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park said he hopes the new owner of an 1859 poster urging residents to stay inside during the execution of abolitionist John Brown will return the artifact to Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Fat chance, said buyer Wesley Small of Hanover, Pa. The poster's going to Gettysburg. Small spent $6,000 for the poster at an auction of John Brown and other Civil War artifacts at the York Fairgrounds in York Friday. The auction resumes today.
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