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August 8, 2006
The Smithsburg Area Youth Lacrosse Club recently sent four eighth-grade players to play in the Western Maryland Youth Lacrosse Conference All-Star Game at Tuscarora High School in Frederick on June 6. The Smithsburg contingent played for the gold team, which consisted of players from Frederick, Middletown, Chambersburg, Catoctin and Smithsburg. The gold team played the white team, made up of players from Frederick and Carroll counties, to a 9-9 tie.
SPORTS
By ANDREW MASON | andrewm@herald-mail.com | April 30, 2011
Taylor Cline said she was born to play lacrosse. Thanks to a recent change in rules, the Smithsburg junior also can run outdoor track this spring for the Leopards. Now that Washington County Public Schools athletes are allowed to participate in more than one varsity sport in the same season, Cline has no time to waste. She’s Smithsburg’s leading scorer in lacrosse and a jack of all trades in track and field. “One is your primary, and the other is your secondary,” Cline said.
NEWS
November 15, 2011
A North Hagerstown High School parent expressed concerns Tuesday night about a vacant lacrosse coaching position during a Washington County Board of Education meeting. Edward Brown, whose son plays lacrosse, said he was concerned that the varsity lacrosse coach position was still vacant. Outside the board meeting room, Brown said lacrosse is a spring sport for Washington County Public Schools, but student-athletes and parents need advice on what athletes should be practicing and doing to get ready for the season.
SPORTS
By WILL ROBINSON | Staff Correspondent | May 9, 2012
The Boonsboro boys lacrosse team's “never say die” attitude has reached a fever pitch. In their first varsity season, the Warriors (4-9) have advanced to the second round of the Maryland Class 2A-1A West region tournament with a 10-7 home victory over Catoctin on Wednesday. “It's amazing to see the team come together and play a hell of a game,” said Boonsboro coach Phil Aversa. “It's great that we got a home game and played in front of our own fans. We came together and played well in all facets of the game.
NEWS
April 3, 2004
Washington County North Hagerstown Coach: Anthony Dyer, 1st year Roster: James Idol, M; Matt Stowell, A; Andrew Martin, M; Steven Schutte, D; Kevin Motz, G; Kyle Ungerer, M; Bryan Schmitt, M/A; David Morris, D; Andrew Stark, M; Phil Johns, M; Matt Ungerer, M; Jared Shockey, M; David Broadwater, G; Jarell Hasan, M; Dustin Vogel, M; Lee Bergeman, M; Luke FDeight, A; Delmont Dejean, D; Zach long, D; Mark Lancaster, M; Johnathan...
NEWS
by BILL STERNER / Staff Correspondent | March 26, 2004
South Hagerstown's Lauren Cecil was feeling good. She was about to take the field for the Rebels' first lacrosse match under the lights, at home and on a beautiful spring Thursday evening. Could things get any better? You bet. Cecil scored five straight goals for the Rebels - including the game winner with less than five minutes left - as South edged Brunswick 6-5 in an MVAL Antietam match at School Stadium. "This is great," Cecil said. "We've been working really hard as a team to improve on offense.
NEWS
by RICHARD RUSSELL/Wheelbase Communications | July 9, 2004
Buick has set a goal of becoming a more upscale, luxury-oriented General Motors brand and the first fruit of this new vision is the 2005 LaCrosse. To be released this fall, it will replace both the long-running Century and Regal. While not exactly ground-breaking, the LaCrosse is a definite step in the right direction for Buick. It's evolutionary rather than revolutionary. The style is clearly evocative of the current pair of Buicks it replaces and the greasy bits beneath that familiar skin continue to be old tech.
NEWS
May 19, 2006
Three South Hagerstown High School seniors made a memorable arrival at the school prom on May 13 when they rolled up in John Deere tractors owned by Rocky Spring Farms. Thomas Homer Shank, 17, drove a 1978 Model 4430 tractor. The son of John and Sharon Shank, he played football and lacrosse for four years at South. He is employed by Frederick Seibert & Associates. Jeremy Christopher Gross, 17, drove a 2002 Model 6220 tractor. The son of Barb Gross and Lee Gross, he was on the wrestling and lacrosse teams for four years and the football team for three.
NEWS
by TRAVIS KING/Staff Correspondent | May 6, 2005
Smithsburg's boys lacrosse team wasn't about to waste any time on Thursday. The Leopards showed why they are the team to beat in Washington County as Brad Schieffer scored seven goals to key a top-notch performance on both ends of the field for a 17-4 victory over North Hagerstown. Smithsburg scored five straight goals - including two by Schieffer - to break a 1-1 tie in the first quarter. North's Bryan Schmitt scored in the second quarter in an attempt to get the Hubs back in the game.
NEWS
April 18, 2001
Gore cheers on son at St. James By SCOTT BUTKI scottb@herald-mail.com Former Vice President Al Gore and his wife Tipper were at St. James School Wednesday evening to watch their son, Albert III, play lacrosse for the Sidwell Friends School team. continued Sidwell won the game 8-1. Gore said he was impressed with St. James School and said both schools have good lacrosse teams. "It is a good day for lacrosse," he said. He spoke while standing in the wooden stands in front of the field.
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By DANIEL KAUFFMAN | kauffman@herald-mail.com | August 13, 2013
North Hagerstown graduate Anna Compton already knew she was heading to Duquesne University in a matter of weeks to pursue a political science degree. Then she got the call from Duquesne's rising women's lacrosse program, informing her that she had earned a spot on next season's team. “It was one other girl and I for the position,” said Compton, who won the roster spot in a recent tryout. “I'm actually very excited. It's a big moment for me. I'm taking every day as it comes and I'm obviously going to work harder to improve as a player there.” Compton's game already has improved tremendously, allowing her this opportunity.
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SPORTS
July 10, 2013
Wednesday, July 10, 2013   CHESAPEAKE CITY, Md. - Karly Payne pitched a one-hitter with six strikeouts and Sharpsburg claimed the Maryland 11-12 state championship with a 10-0 shutout victory over Chesapeake City on Wednesday that was halted after 3 1/2 innings by the 10-run rule. Sharpsburg used a balance hitting attack and batted around in the first inning, scoring six runs in the frame. Payne and Taylor Neff each had an RBI and scored two runs and Josie Minnick had an RBI for Sharpsburg.
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By DANIEL KAUFFMAN | kauffman@herald-mail.com | June 13, 2013
Hammond Urner's task as the first-year head coach of North Hagerstown's varsity boys lacrosse team was far from easy. Urner took over a squad that went 4-9 in 2012 and lost half its starters to graduation. Midway through this season, the Hubs were 3-5. Then it all came together as Urner hoped. North reeled off six straight wins - including two playoff victories in one postseason for the first time ever - and finished 9-6, the best record in program history. The Hubs' .600 winning percentage tied St. Maria Goretti (12-8)
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By DANIEL KAUFFMAN | kauffman@herald-mail.com | June 13, 2013
North Hagerstown senior Drew Brooks learned a valuable lacrosse lesson this season. Give, and ye shall receive. At Hubs coach Hammond Urner's request, Brooks looked for his teammates more this season, and in return his teammates found him for plenty of opportunities. Brooks set single-season school records for goals (68), assists (29) and points (97) while leading Washington County in goals per game (4.53) and points per game (6.47). Brooks is the 2013 Herald-Mail Washington County Boys Lacrosse Player of the Year.
SPORTS
By DANIEL KAUFFMAN | kauffman@herald-mail.com | June 12, 2013
It's close to impossible to discuss the prodigious lacrosse skills of North Hagerstown junior Leah Peterson - now a two-time Herald-Mail Washington County Girls Lacrosse Player of the Year winner - without including equally talented twin sister Kayla in nearly every sentence. The Petersons are a combo package - much to the delight of Hubs coach Rob Compton and all their teammates. “They just play awesome together,” Compton said of the twins, who have verbally committed to Vanderbilt University.
SPORTS
By BRETT NIEVES | brett.nieves@herald-mail.com | May 13, 2013
Century swept North Hagerstown in a Maryland Class 3A/2A West region semifinal lacrosse doubleheader at Mike Callas Stadium on Monday. The Knights topped the Hubs 13-4 in the boys game and then 14-2 in the girls game. The North boys were victimized by a trio of Century offensive weapons who collectively had a hand in 12 of the Knights' goals. Dylan Lopez led Century (10-7) with five goals and an assist, Jack Rogness added four goals and two assists and Jamison Gomsak recorded a hat trick and an assist.
SPORTS
By DANIEL KAUFFMAN | kauffman@herald-mail.com | May 11, 2013
Eight goals in the first 4:10 of Saturday's Maryland Class 3A/2A West girls lacrosse quarterfinal against Rockville put smiles on all the North Hagerstown players' faces. A few short minutes later, those smiles were erased. No, it wasn't caused by a Rockville comeback - that wasn't in the cards as the Hubs advanced with a 20-4 victory at Mike Callas Stadium. But with 16:54 left in the first half, Leah Peterson crumpled to the turf with a right knee injury as she scored her fourth goal of the game to give the Hubs an 11-1 lead.
SPORTS
May 6, 2013
Monday, May 6, 2013 PREP LACROSSE North Hagerstown's girls lacrosse team earned the No. 2 seed in Maryland Class 3A/2A West as the MPSSAA announced the boys and girls lacrosse playoff draws on Monday. In each region, the top four teams were seeded by winning percentage, with all other teams being placed randomly onto the bracket. First-round games are to be played Wednesday, with quarterfinal contests following on Friday. The Hubs girls (11-1) have a first-round bye and will host the winner of Wednesday's first-round game between South Hagerstown (0-12)
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By WILL ROBINSON | will.robinson@herald-mail.com | May 2, 2013
North Hagerstown's boys lacrosse team defended its home turf at Mike Callas Stadium on Thursday, defeating Boonsboro 15-7 on Senior Night in the MVAL Antietam. Senior Drew Brooks had a game for the ages in his final home contest, netting seven goals and dishing out five assists. He scored four straight goals in the third quarter. The Hubs (7-5, 4-1) entered the second half trailing 6-5, but Reggie Daniel tied the game 57 seconds into the third quarter. From there, it was all North, as the Hubs outscored the Warriors 10-1 in the second half.
SPORTS
By BRETT NIEVES | brett.nieves@herald-mail.com | May 2, 2013
North Hagerstown clinched the MVAL Antietam title Thursday with a 20-5 victory over Boonsboroto finish the conference season undefeated. The Hubs opened the game at a frenetic pace, scoring five goals in a four-minute span, and never took their foot off the accelerator. “We wanted to set the tempo of the game at the beginning because we knew Boonsboro has been working really hard, so we wanted to establish a quick lead,” said North coach Rob Compton. North (11-0, 5-0) recorded its first goal at the 22:51 mark on freshman Natalie Karlen's score.
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