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May 16, 2007
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. ? Penn State senior Allen Pettner, of Mercersburg, Pa., won his second straight Big Ten title in the javelin Sunday with a conference-record throw of 239 feet, 9 inches. Pettner, the former standout at James Buchanan High School and Hagerstown Community College, now has the No. 2 NCAA mark in the country this year. He has also met the "B" standard (229-8) for the 2008 U.S. Olympic trials, which will have a field size of 24 men in the javelin. The "A" standard is 252-7 1/2. Athletes who attain the "B" standard will be included only if additional competitors are needed to fill the field.
NEWS
by ANDREW MASON | June 20, 2007
Allen Pettner knows all about near misses and big tosses. As a sophomore at Hagerstown Community College in 2005, he finished second in the javelin throw by a few centimeters at the NJCAA national track and field championships. As a senior at Penn State University this spring, he won his second straight Big Ten javelin title with a conference-record and personal-best throw of 239 feet, 9 inches. It's the big misses and short tosses that Pettner, a 2003 James Buchanan High School graduate, would like to forget.
NEWS
by DON AINES | February 23, 2007
CHAMBERSBURG, PA. - Letterkenny Army Depot received a pair of awards Thursday to add to its trophy case, this time for its partnership with Lockheed Martin in maintaining the Javelin anti-armor missile system. "These award ceremonies are starting to become a habit at Letterkenny," Depot Commander Col. Robert Swenson said before the installation was presented the U.S. Department of Defense 2006 Defense Logistics Award for the contractor and military collaboration of the year. On the depot's behalf, Swenson also accepted the Lockheed Martin Logistics Facility of Excellence Award from the defense contractor.
NEWS
April 2, 2007
PREP GOLF Lawrenceville 194, Mercersburg 203 at LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (par 36) Mercersburg: Ben Hayes 37, Anna Navarez 39, Chris Kerry 41, Kyle Roy 41, Peter Jones 45. Notes: Hayes tied for medalist. Mercersburg is 0-2. PREP TRACK & FIELD Tim Cook Invitational CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - James Buchanan's Dion Lehman set a Trojan Stadium record in the long jump Saturday at the Tim Cook Invitational with his winning leap of 22 feet, 10 inches.
SPORTS
By ANDREW MASON | andrewm@herald-mail.com | June 25, 2011
Jan Price has had her hands full at South Hagerstown High School this weekend. Roughly 750 youth track and field athletes from four states are there to compete in the AAU Area 4 Junior Olympic National Qualifier. And not only is Price the director of the four-day meet — which began Thursday and concludes Sunday — she also is the head coach of the host Mountain Express club team. “It’s busy, as you can see,” Price said Saturday. “But our kids have been doing really great.
NEWS
By Andrew Mason | April 25, 2008
If James Finucane doesn't feel right at home in Philadelphia this weekend, he should soon enough. The Mercersburg Academy senior is set to compete in the mile run this evening and the 4x400-meter relay Saturday at the Penn Relays. The nation's oldest and largest track and field carnival is hosted by the University of Pennsylvania, which will be Finucane's new home this fall. "It will be fun to race in front of my future coach (Charlie Powell)," Finucane said. "He wants to see what I can do. " Finucane will be one of 16 boys in the mile run. He qualified for the race with his 4:20.
NEWS
May 16, 2009
PREP TRACK & FIELD SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. -- Chambersburg placed third in the boys team standings and sixth in the girls out of roughly 50 schools at the PIAA District 3 Class AAA Championships on Saturday. The top eight in each event were placewinners. For the Chambersburg boys, ConRoy Smith was second in the 200 (22.58), Tyson Keith was third in the 200 (22.88), Kavon Bailey was third in the triple jump (45-2 1/4), David Eubanks was fifth in the 800 (1:57.43) and Caleb Hussack was fifth in the high jump (6-2)
NEWS
May 31, 2006
TRACK AND FIELD Pete Wright Memorial All-Comers Series No. 1 at BOONSBORO Males 100 - 9-and-under: 1. Jimmy Spinnler 19.4; 10-13: 1. Ryan Keefer 15.7. 110 hurdles - 1. Jessie Wolfe 17.3. 200 - 1. Wolfe 26.2. 400 - 1. Josh Keyfauver 54.3. 800 - 1. Keyfauver 2:15.4. Mile - 1. Steve Spence 4:50.3. 2 Mile - 1. Dustin Adams 10:25.8. 400 relay - 1. Team Kretzer 52.5. Long jump - 9-and-under: 1. Spinnler 9-3.5; 10-13: 1. Keefer 11-11.
SPORTS
May 17, 2012
Thursday, May 17, 2012 PREP TRACK & FIELD WESTMINSTER, Md. - Williamsport senior Evan Hardy held off Poolesville's Chase Weaverling by 1.92 seconds to win the boys 3,200-meter run in 9:33.04 during the first day of the Maryland Class 2A West championships at Winters Mill High School on Thursday. Through six events, the Williamsport boys lead the 12-team field with 29 points. Winters Mill is second with 27. The top four finishers in each event automatically qualified for next week's state meet, as did those who met certain advancement standards.
SPORTS
May 1, 2012
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 COLLEGE SOFTBALL NORTH EAST, Md. - Hagerstown Community College scored five runs in the fifth inning - all with two outs - and Megan Peomroy went the distance as the sixth-seeded Hawks beat third-seeded Cecil Community College 5-2 in the play-in round of the Region XX Tournament on Tuesday. Candace Horchner hit a two-run triple, Brittany Heller's RBI single capped a 3-for-4 day, and Kayla Ewing added a two-run double for HCC. The Hawks qualified for the final four Saturday at Catonsville.
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May 17, 2012
Thursday, May 17, 2012 PREP TRACK & FIELD WESTMINSTER, Md. - Williamsport senior Evan Hardy held off Poolesville's Chase Weaverling by 1.92 seconds to win the boys 3,200-meter run in 9:33.04 during the first day of the Maryland Class 2A West championships at Winters Mill High School on Thursday. Through six events, the Williamsport boys lead the 12-team field with 29 points. Winters Mill is second with 27. The top four finishers in each event automatically qualified for next week's state meet, as did those who met certain advancement standards.
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SPORTS
May 1, 2012
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 COLLEGE SOFTBALL NORTH EAST, Md. - Hagerstown Community College scored five runs in the fifth inning - all with two outs - and Megan Peomroy went the distance as the sixth-seeded Hawks beat third-seeded Cecil Community College 5-2 in the play-in round of the Region XX Tournament on Tuesday. Candace Horchner hit a two-run triple, Brittany Heller's RBI single capped a 3-for-4 day, and Kayla Ewing added a two-run double for HCC. The Hawks qualified for the final four Saturday at Catonsville.
SPORTS
By ANDREW MASON | andrewm@herald-mail.com | June 25, 2011
Jan Price has had her hands full at South Hagerstown High School this weekend. Roughly 750 youth track and field athletes from four states are there to compete in the AAU Area 4 Junior Olympic National Qualifier. And not only is Price the director of the four-day meet — which began Thursday and concludes Sunday — she also is the head coach of the host Mountain Express club team. “It’s busy, as you can see,” Price said Saturday. “But our kids have been doing really great.
NEWS
May 16, 2009
PREP TRACK & FIELD SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. -- Chambersburg placed third in the boys team standings and sixth in the girls out of roughly 50 schools at the PIAA District 3 Class AAA Championships on Saturday. The top eight in each event were placewinners. For the Chambersburg boys, ConRoy Smith was second in the 200 (22.58), Tyson Keith was third in the 200 (22.88), Kavon Bailey was third in the triple jump (45-2 1/4), David Eubanks was fifth in the 800 (1:57.43) and Caleb Hussack was fifth in the high jump (6-2)
NEWS
By Andrew Mason | April 25, 2008
If James Finucane doesn't feel right at home in Philadelphia this weekend, he should soon enough. The Mercersburg Academy senior is set to compete in the mile run this evening and the 4x400-meter relay Saturday at the Penn Relays. The nation's oldest and largest track and field carnival is hosted by the University of Pennsylvania, which will be Finucane's new home this fall. "It will be fun to race in front of my future coach (Charlie Powell)," Finucane said. "He wants to see what I can do. " Finucane will be one of 16 boys in the mile run. He qualified for the race with his 4:20.
NEWS
by ANDREW MASON | June 20, 2007
Allen Pettner knows all about near misses and big tosses. As a sophomore at Hagerstown Community College in 2005, he finished second in the javelin throw by a few centimeters at the NJCAA national track and field championships. As a senior at Penn State University this spring, he won his second straight Big Ten javelin title with a conference-record and personal-best throw of 239 feet, 9 inches. It's the big misses and short tosses that Pettner, a 2003 James Buchanan High School graduate, would like to forget.
NEWS
May 16, 2007
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. ? Penn State senior Allen Pettner, of Mercersburg, Pa., won his second straight Big Ten title in the javelin Sunday with a conference-record throw of 239 feet, 9 inches. Pettner, the former standout at James Buchanan High School and Hagerstown Community College, now has the No. 2 NCAA mark in the country this year. He has also met the "B" standard (229-8) for the 2008 U.S. Olympic trials, which will have a field size of 24 men in the javelin. The "A" standard is 252-7 1/2. Athletes who attain the "B" standard will be included only if additional competitors are needed to fill the field.
NEWS
April 2, 2007
PREP GOLF Lawrenceville 194, Mercersburg 203 at LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (par 36) Mercersburg: Ben Hayes 37, Anna Navarez 39, Chris Kerry 41, Kyle Roy 41, Peter Jones 45. Notes: Hayes tied for medalist. Mercersburg is 0-2. PREP TRACK & FIELD Tim Cook Invitational CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - James Buchanan's Dion Lehman set a Trojan Stadium record in the long jump Saturday at the Tim Cook Invitational with his winning leap of 22 feet, 10 inches.
NEWS
by DON AINES | February 23, 2007
CHAMBERSBURG, PA. - Letterkenny Army Depot received a pair of awards Thursday to add to its trophy case, this time for its partnership with Lockheed Martin in maintaining the Javelin anti-armor missile system. "These award ceremonies are starting to become a habit at Letterkenny," Depot Commander Col. Robert Swenson said before the installation was presented the U.S. Department of Defense 2006 Defense Logistics Award for the contractor and military collaboration of the year. On the depot's behalf, Swenson also accepted the Lockheed Martin Logistics Facility of Excellence Award from the defense contractor.
NEWS
May 31, 2006
TRACK AND FIELD Pete Wright Memorial All-Comers Series No. 1 at BOONSBORO Males 100 - 9-and-under: 1. Jimmy Spinnler 19.4; 10-13: 1. Ryan Keefer 15.7. 110 hurdles - 1. Jessie Wolfe 17.3. 200 - 1. Wolfe 26.2. 400 - 1. Josh Keyfauver 54.3. 800 - 1. Keyfauver 2:15.4. Mile - 1. Steve Spence 4:50.3. 2 Mile - 1. Dustin Adams 10:25.8. 400 relay - 1. Team Kretzer 52.5. Long jump - 9-and-under: 1. Spinnler 9-3.5; 10-13: 1. Keefer 11-11.
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