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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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by NICK MOHAR-SCHURZ and SARAH OFOSU | June 27, 2006
Pulse writers Nick Mohar-Schurz and Sarah Ofosu saw the opening performance of "For the Glory," a Civil War-themed musical that opened recently at the Majestic Theater in Gettysburg, Pa. Here is their review. Nick: Upon arrival, the entrance was packed with a mix of tuxedoes and shorts. Everyone seemed excited about the performance, so I grew optimistic about having an urban cast come to this small town. Sarah: I was ready for a good show; on the way, advertisements lined the roads and storefronts.
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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 | 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.
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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 RICHARD F. BELISLE | January 28, 2005
waynesboro@herald-mail.com SOUTH MOUNTAIN, PA. - A Pennsylvania National Guard staff sergeant on Thursday cleared up recent rumors circulating in South Mountain when he said land being surveyed across from the South Mountain Restoration Center will be the site of a new armory. The state is combining armories in Gettysburg, Pa., and Waynesboro, Pa., into the new facility, which probably won't be ready for occupancy until sometime late in 2007, Staff Sgt. Jason Flenner said.
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By ANDREW SCHOTZ | June 13, 2004
Mark C. Zeigler's research into local baseball of the 1910s and '20s has produced a reference book as peculiar and memorable as a steal of home plate. He has compiled a ream of stories and statistics about the Blue Ridge League, reviving an era when baseball was a staple of Tri-State life. He has stories of ... -- Fantastic fans - Issac Beall of Boyds, Md., drove his new car to Agricultural Park in Frederick, Md., to see the hometown Hustlers play the Gettysburg (Pa.)
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.
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