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By ANDREW MASON | andrewm@herald-mail.com | January 28, 2012
Just past the finish line, Brandon Horning was reduced to a lifeless heap. The Hagerstown Community College freshman had left it all on the track during the men's 1,000-meter run at the HCC Indoor Track & Field Invitational on Saturday at the ARCC. “That was rough, the hardest race I've ever run,” said Horning, a 2011 South Hagerstown graduate. “It was all arms, I couldn't feel my legs at all. When I was finished, my legs were so dead I couldn't walk.” But it sure was worth the effort.
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By BILL STERNER / Staff Correspondent | March 17, 1999
HCC waits to find out quarterfinal foe As the final preparations are put in order for the NJCAA Division II Women's Tournament that opens today at Hagerstown Community College, the collection of basketball's best may look more like a reunion rather than the junior college version of March Madness. [cont. from sports page ] But there's one party crasher to the festivites, which tip off today at noon. And that just happens to be the team that's always here. The HCC Hawks, making their first national tournament appearance since 1983, are playing at 6:30 on Thursday after receiving a first-round bye. They will play the winner between Mott C.C. (22-11)
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March 25, 2001
Cougars declawed for NJCAA title By BOB PARASILITI bobp@herald-mail.com Monroe 69, Frederick 41 MONROE, N.Y. (69) Cooper 0-0 1-2 1, Roberts 4-11, 2-3 10, Pam 7-12, 2-3 16, Beldin 1-3 0-2 2, Eldridge 3-7 2-6 9, Sheridan 4-6 0-0 10, Perkins 3-5 1-1 7, Yelder 0-0 1-2 1, Hart 1-2 0-0 2, Karinoski 0-2 0-0 0, Volpe 1-6 1-2 3, Schrader 0-1 6-6 6, Perpich 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 25-58 16-27 69. FREDERICK (41) Whims 0-0 0-0 0, Thomas 3-21 2-2 9, Luckett 0-2 0-0 0, Wilson 0-6 0-0 0, Parson 2-4 0-0 5, Bowers 1-4 2-2 4, Jobe 5-14 2-2 12, Branson 4-10 3-4 11, Point 0-0 0-0 0, Melline 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 15-62 9-10 41. Halftime-Monroe 29, Frederick 13. Three-point goals-Monroe 3-12 (Roberts 0-6, Eldridge 1-1, Sheridan 2-3, Perkins 0-1, Volpe 0-1)
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March 20, 1997
By BOB DEVINNEY Staff Correspondent Sacrifice everything...Surrender nothing. That's this year's motto at the NJCAA Women's Division II National Basketball Tournament being held at the Hagerstown Junior College Athletic Complex. The 12-team field vying for Saturday's championship trophy was pared to eight Wednesday night when Union County (N.J.) played an inspired second half to knock off Region XX champion Frederick 64-51. Six games are on tap today beginning with two losers bracket matchups, starting at 10 a.m when Glendale (Ariz.
NEWS
November 17, 2007
COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - The eighth-seeded Hagerstown Community College volleyball team fell to fifth-seed Illinois Central 30-25, 30-23, 30-22 on Friday in the consolation bracket of the MJCAA Division II Tournament at Scottsdale Community College. Jess Ambrose had 40 assists, Magda Tekiel 19 kills and Kim Snavely 20 digs for the Hawks (41-6), who loss to top-seed Kishwaukee 30-20, 30-26, 30-23 in the quarterfinals late Thursday night. "(Kishwaukee)
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By JACK HILL III/Staff Correspondent | August 29, 2009
After finishing 11th in the nation last year, the Hagerstown Community College volleyball team begins the 2009 season ranked 10th in the NJCAA preseason poll and coach Beth Domenico expects big things to happen. "We are doing very well this year in practice," Domenico said. "I think that we are a lot further advanced this year than we were at this time last year. " HCC finished 34-11 overall and 12-0 in the Maryland JuCo Conference to win its second straight regular-season title and fifth in six years.
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by TIM KOELBLE | May 16, 2003
koelble@herald-mail.com Williamsport's Michael Griffee will spend next week in Phoenix, not on a family vacation but on a personal golf excursion. Griffee, a graduate of Williamsport High and a freshman at Hagerstown Community College, was among the qualifiers in individual competition at the National Junior College Athletic Association Golf Tournament that will run for four days beginning Tuesday. Along with HCC athletic director Brian Beck, Griffee rolls into Phoenix for practice rounds Monday and Tuesday to get a feel for the Palm Valley Golf Club, a 7,015-yard, par-72 layout.
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By JACK HILL III | November 23, 1998
The Hagerstown Community College Hawks' volleyball team hopes that history does not repeat itself at the NJCAA volleyball tournament. In eight previous trips to the nationals, Hagerstown has failed to make it out of pool play. The Hawks will be trying to change that this year in their ninth national tournament in the last 10 years. It's their fifth straight appearance. "This tournament is going to be tough as usual," Hagerstown coach Marlys Palmer said. "Historically, we have not gotten out of pool play.
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by ANDREW MASON | March 3, 2006
Tony Clement's season- and personal-best time in the 1-mile run is 4 minutes, 17.50 seconds - a time that ranks him No. 5 nationally on the NJCAA performance list for the 2005-06 indoor track season. The Hagerstown Community College freshman, one of three Hawks who will compete this weekend at the NJCAA indoor championships at Kansas State University, said he's prepared to run as fast as it takes to be No. 1 at the finish line Saturday. "If there's a chance for us to have a national champion, realistically, he's it," HCC coach Andy Reid said.
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By DAN KULIN /Staff Writer | March 6, 2000
MANHATTAN, Kan. - It's been 48 hours since Hagerstown Community College's Tim Mason became the NJCAA indoor 5,000-meter national champion. "I had to focus on the mile, so I didn't have a lot of time to think about what happened the previous day," Mason said on Saturday. "It was very nice to win it. Beating the guy that I did beat, it was a really, really big honor. " Mason laced up his running shoes one more time Saturday at the national championships, finishing sixth in the mile in 4 minutes, 25.09 seconds and earning himself a second All-American certificate.
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May 17, 2013
Hagerstown Community College sophomore Grant Smith followed up his indoor national title in the shot put by winning the outdoor title in the event on Friday at the NJCAA Track & Field Championships at Hutchinson Community College. Smith, a Brunswick High School graduate, joins a short lists of HCC athletes who won two NJCAA national titles in track & field, along with Jeff Scuffins, Mike Pazcuzzo and Terry Baker. Scuffins and Baker were standout distance runners, while Pazcuzzo earned his titles in the high jump.
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By BOB PARASILITI | bobp@herald-mail.com | March 9, 2013
When it counted most, the Hagerstown Community College men's basketball team was like dynamite. That's because Donte Thomas provided the spark, Kervin Rameau lit the fuse and Antonio Jenifer blew up. The Hawks exploded with two quick runs and dominated the final 10 minutes of the game on Saturday to ignite a 93-84 victory over ASA College, win the NJCAA District III playoff and earn their first appearance in the national tournament in Hutchinson, Kan.,...
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March 1, 2013
Hagerstown Communtiy College sophomore Grant Smith won a national title in the shot put on Friday at the NJCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships at Texas Tech University. Smith - who has been ranked No. 1 in the nation in the shot put all season - threw the shot 56 feet, 10 3/4 inches to win the title by more than a foot. Coffeyville's Deondra Canaday finished second in 55-10 1/4. “I really didn't know what to do. I was at a loss for words,” said Smith. “The coaches were congratulating me and I was in total shock.
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November 11, 2012
Saturday, November 10, 2012 COLLEGE X-COUNTRY INA, Ill. - The Hagerstown Community College men's team finished 14th out of 35 complete teams at the 2012 NJCAA Division I national championships on Saturday at Rend Lake College. The Hawks finished with 452 points. Central Arizona won the title with 51 points, led by individual champion Tod Jackson, who won the 8K race in 25 minutes, 45.5 seconds. Brandon Horning (51st, 27:36.5), Stephen Starliper (55th, 27:41.3), Kenton Grossnickle (121st, 28:43.4)
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By JACK HILL III | Staff Correspondent | September 4, 2012
Hagerstown Community College volleyball coach Ann Reynolds is hoping the Hawks will be able to repeat the success they had last year. In 2011, HCC finished 27-9 overall, won the Maryland JuCo Conference with a perfect 13-0 record, then won the Region XX Tournament to advance to the NJCAA Division II national tournament for the ninth straight year. “I am looking forward to a really good season,” Reynolds said. “I definitely feel that we have a chance to contend for another championship.
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By BOB PARASILITI | bobp@herald-mail.com | April 12, 2012
Ask Devin Miller why he has been so successful at Hagerstown Community College, and he'll imply that it's because he has been a good listener. Ask HCC basketball coach Barry Brown, and he'll say it's because his sophomore forward has been a strong leader. But in this case, the only opinion that counts is that of the National Junior College Athletic Association, and it says it's because Miller is a great basketball player. Miller received his validation this week as he was named to the NJCAA All-America second team, placing his name on a very short list of Hawks to have garnered All-American honors.
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By ANDREW MASON | andrewm@herald-mail.com | January 28, 2012
Just past the finish line, Brandon Horning was reduced to a lifeless heap. The Hagerstown Community College freshman had left it all on the track during the men's 1,000-meter run at the HCC Indoor Track & Field Invitational on Saturday at the ARCC. “That was rough, the hardest race I've ever run,” said Horning, a 2011 South Hagerstown graduate. “It was all arms, I couldn't feel my legs at all. When I was finished, my legs were so dead I couldn't walk.” But it sure was worth the effort.
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March 20, 2011
Sunday, March 20, 2011 MEN’S BASKETBALL HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Former Hagerstown Community College head coach Ryan Devlin just completed his second season as assistant coach at College of Southern Idaho, which defeated Midland (Texas) 72-64 on Saturday night in the NJCAA Division I championship game. Devlin is a Waynesboro graduate and former standout athlete for the Indians. COLLEGE SOFTBALL Rams lose twice at tourney SALEM, Va. — Shepherd dropped a pair of games Sunday at the West Virginia Wesleyan Tournament, falling 1-0 to Bloomsburg and 7-2 to California (Pa.)
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January 23, 2011
Sunday, January 23, 2011 COLLEGE INDOOR TRACK COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Elizabeth Ross posted a personal best, while Paige Shirk and Grant Smith qualified for nationals in the shot put to lead Hagerstown Community College on Sunday at the Terrapin Indoor Invitational at the University of Maryland. Ross finished second with a throw of 44 feet-7 1/2 inches, just behind Maryland’s Moriah Young, who recorded a throw of 45-3. Shirk had a throw of 39-1 1/4 to finish 13th in the women’s competition while Smith took fifth in the men’s event with a heave of 49-3 1/2. Ross improved her qualifying distance, while Shirk and Smith earned berths to compete in the NJCAA national meet in Lubbock, Texas.
NEWS
August 31, 2009
Hagerstown Community College's volleyball team began living up to its No. 10 NJCAA preseason volleyball poll ranking on Monday night. The Hawks made a first impression by opening the season with a 25-14, 25-10, 25-15 sweep of Essex on Monday in a Maryland JuCo Conference match at the HCC athletic complex. "The girls performed well tonight," HCC coach Beth Domenico said. "It was the first time that we had a consistent lineup. We didn't have that during the scrimmages. " Sophomore outside hitter Julia Becker led with team-high totals of 13 kills and five aces for HCC. Becker added eight service points and four digs.
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