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SPORTS
October 27, 2012
Saturday, October 27, 2012 PREP VOLLEYBALL Peyton Wallech had 11 kills and 14 digs, and Christine Randall added 11 kills and six digs as the Hubs swept the Blazers 25-19, 25-23, 25-11 in an MVAL Antietam battle Saturday. North (12-1, 6-0) clinched the Antietam title with the victory. Zoe Schreiber had eight kills and four blocks, Sarah Bentley had 32 assists and Alexis McCarthy added 14 digs for the Hubs. Clear Spring fell to 6-8, 2-5. GIRLS SOCCER South Hagerstown 2, Northwood 1 SILVER SPRING, Md. - South Hagerstown defeated Northwood in double overtime Friday in a Maryland Class 3A West first-round game.
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SPORTS
October 23, 2012
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 PREP VOLLEYBALL BOONSBORO - Taylor Williams had 13 kills and five blocks to lead Boonsboro to a 25-22, 13-25, 27-25, 22-25, 15-13 victory Tuesday over South Carroll on Senior Night. Shelby Griffith had 19 assists and 18 digs, Shelby Wallace had 17 assists and nine digs, Rakel Wilson had eight digs, Maggie Sullivan had eight kills and a block, Sarah Anderson and Leighann Cowden had six kills each and Natalie Reeder had 14 digs for the Warriors (7-5)
SPORTS
October 20, 2012
Saturday, October 20, 2012 PREP VOLLEYBALL CRESAPTOWN, Md. - Heritage Academy swept Shalom Christian and Calvary Christian in the semifinals and final of the Mason Dixon Christian Conference tournament Saturday to win the championship for the third straight year. The Eagles (18-0) have won 55 straight best-of-5 matches - 51 of them in the MDCC over the last three years. Heritage swept Shalom 25-16, 25-20, 25-15 in the semis and Calvary 25-11, 29-27, 25-19 in the final.
SPORTS
October 7, 2012
Sunday, October 7, 2012 GIRLS SOCCER Mercersburg 1, Lawrenceville 0 MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Katie Miller scored the game's only goal to give Mercersburg Academy (8-1-1) its first-ever victory over Lawrenceville. Goretti 0, Bishop Walsh 0 CUMBERLAND, Md. - Megan Rock made seven saves for St. Maria Goretti (2-8-4) in a scoreless tie at Bishop Walsh on Saturday. BOYS SOCCER Windber 7, Southern Fulton 0 WINDBER, Pa. - Tim Mottern made seven saves and Richard Trumpower added six saves for the Indians (1-9)
SPORTS
October 6, 2012
Saturday, October 6, 2012 PREP CROSS COUNTRY FREDERICK, Md. - St. Maria Goretti senior Luke Daigneault won the individual title and led the Goretti boys to a successful defense of their team title at the Independent Parochial School League Championships at Ballenger Creek Park on Saturday.  Daigneault, who covered the 3.2-mile layout in 17:28, was joined on the All-League team by teammates Patrick Jones (18:15) and Kevin Proctor (18:22) who finished third and fourth.
SPORTS
September 29, 2012
Saturday, September 29, 2012 PREP FOOTBALL WASHINGTON - The Hancock football team found out you have to be careful what you wish for. The Panther defense wanted to make Sidwell Friends throw the ball on Saturday. The Quakers did ... and very successfully. Sidwell Friends connected on three TD passes and intercepted a Hancock pass for a fourth in a 34-14 win over the Panthers. “We wanted to force them to pass,” said Hancock coach Dave Mahaffey. “They did and did it very well.
SPORTS
September 22, 2012
Saturday, September 22, 2012 PREP CROSS COUNTRY PARKTON, Md. - Sarah Zielinski won the small-school girls race at the Bull Run Invitational at Hereford High School on Saturday, leading Boonsboro to a second-place finish in the field of 28 teams. Zielinski covered the hilly 3-mile course in 20:06, finishing 25 seconds ahead of runner-up Claire Beautz of Poolesville. The Warriors also got top-30 finishes from Kortney Cunningham (20th, 22:16), Ella Hawkins (21st, 22:20)
OBITUARIES
September 18, 2012
Mr. John L. "Jay" Quinn, 79, of Mercersburg, Pa., died Saturday afternoon Sept. 15, 2012, at his home surrounded by his family. Born Nov. 24, 1932, in Boston, Mass., he was a son of the late John L. and Beatrice Lanen Quinn. Mr. Quinn was a 1950 graduate of Monsignor Coyle High School, Taunton, Mass. He graduated from Boston University and engaged in graduate studies there as well as at Harvard University. He joined the science faculty at Mercersburg Academy in 1961 as a chemistry teacher and served in that capacity until 1989.
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