March 28, 2013
Four generations of the Socks family are pictured. Front row, from left, great-granddaughter Hailey Sayler of Hedgesville, W.Va.; great-grandmother Thelma Socks of Hagerstown; mother Amanda (Socks) Hoffman, holding great-granddaughter Isabella Hoffman, and great-granddaughter Xavia Sayler, all of Hedgesville. Grandfather, Robert Socks Jr. of Hagerstown is in the back row.
March 26, 2013
Andrew Potts is determined to become a cancer doctor no matter how many sleepless nights it takes. After staying awake for 24 hours at a time at seven American Cancer Society Relay for Life events, Hedgesville High School's senior class president should be ready for late night study sessions for medical school. “I'm sure it's taken years off my life, but it's well worth it for Relay for Life,” said Potts, 18, of Falling Waters, W.Va. Potts, who was recently recognized by the American Cancer Society for outstanding student leadership, said he hopes to get other young people to stay up with him at this year's relay, which is slated for June 1 at Martinsburg High School.
March 19, 2013
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 GIRLS BASKETBALL ENOLA, Pa. - Southern Fulton finished its season with an 82-45 loss to Tri-Valley in the PIAA Class A state semifinals on Tuesday night. Macey Hollenshead had 13 points and four assists for the Indians (26-4), while Kayla Wertz had 11 points, including three 3-pointers, Taelor Morton had four assists and Ashley Roman had six rebounds in the loss. Tri-Valley (27-3) led 30-4 at the end of the first quarter. SOUTHERN FULTON (26-4)
March 7, 2013
Thursday, March 7, 2013 GIRLS BASKETBALL CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Keya Bartlett scored 30 points as Parkersburg South beat Hedgesville 67-39 in the girls Class AAA quarterfinals Thursday night. Third-seeded Parkersburg South (18-7) advanced to the semifinals for the first time since 2010. Parkersburg South never trailed, jumping ahead 18-6 after one period and 35-17 at halftime. Taryn McCutcheon added 13 points, eight assists and eight rebounds for Parkersburg South.
March 5, 2013
Police are looking for a man wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a Hedgesville area restaurant Monday afternoon. The white male suspect was wearing a gray hoodie, jeans and a black or dark brown ball cap with a white front when he displayed a firearm and stole cash from California Dreams at 4502 Hedgesville Road, West Virginia State Police Sgt. J.D. Burkhart said Tuesday in a news release. The hoodie might have had “Carolina” printed across the chest of the hoodie, police said.
March 4, 2013
Police are investigating an armed robbery at California Dreams bar and grill at 4502 Hedgesville Road west of Martinsburg, W.Va., according to a Berkeley County emergency communications supervisor. The reported robbery, which was called in at 3:10 p.m., is being investigated by the West Virginia State Police, according to police. The robber displayed a handgun when he robbed the business, police said. He was described as a white male in his 20s and he had a beard, police said.
February 19, 2013
It was just Kenny being Kenny. And it was Andrew being Andrew. It was two players bringing the talents they possess from their other sports to win one very big basketball game for North Hagerstown. Andrew Yacyk connected with a 40-foot lob inbounds pass to Kenny McCrary with 0.9 seconds remaining for a layup on Tuesday to give the North Hagerstown's boys a dramatic 53-52 victory over Hedgesville in the regular season finale for both teams. “To Kenny's credit, he's a wide receiver and he was able to gather himself to make the catch like he did in football,” said exhausted North coach Kevin Hartman.
February 16, 2013
Saturday, February 17, 2013 GIRLS BASKETBALL Hancock 56, Fulton Co. Christian 34 HANCOCK - Joan Leavy had a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds to lead Hancock past Fulton County Christian on Saturday. Alisha Shives had 16 points, while Kristen Shoemaker had nine points, seven assists and six steals for the Panthers (15-7). Jenae Gordon had 21 points and seven rebounds for Fulton County. FULTON COUNTY CHRISTIAN Daniels 8, Swope 3, Gingerich 2, Gordon 21. Totals 13 1-5 34. HANCOCK (15-7)
February 2, 2013
Saturday, February 2, 2013 BOYS BASKETBALL Martinsburg 66, Hedgesville 52 MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - In front of a full house, Martinsburg defeated Hedgesville for the second time this season Saturday. After a tight first half that ended in 23-23 tie, Martinsburg (15-2) opened up the game, leading 48-39 by the end of the third quarter. Donte Grantham led the Bulldogs with 20 points and Jordan Robinson had 11 points. Jalen Lewis had six assists and David Long had six rebounds.
February 1, 2013
The Hedgesville at Martinsburg boys basketball games scheduled for Friday have been postponed until Saturday due to the weather-related closure of schools in Berkeley County, school officials said. Gates at the Martinsburg field house will open at 9:30 a.m. The freshman game will begin at 10:30 a.m., followed by the junior varsity and varsity games. The varsity game will start at approximately 1:15 p.m. The event is a sellout. No tickets will be sold at the door. Tickets already purchased will be honored.