October 21, 2009
AUG. 14, 1928-OCT. 17, 2009 Lillian "Mona" M. Betis, 81, of Hagerstown, Md., and formerly of Oxon Hill, Md., passed away Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, at Reeders Memorial Home, Boonsboro, Md. Lillian was born Tuesday, Aug. 14, 1928, in Philadelphia, Pa. She was the daughter of the late Lillian Roche Treyes. Her husband, Ben Betis, preceded her in death in 2008. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Jack Gonzaga. She is survived by son, Bob Betis and partner, Aaron True, of San Francisco, Calif.
December 27, 2002
GERMANTOWN, Md. - Guyvans Richard scored 13 points and Brandon Monroe added 12 to lead St. John's-PH to a 60-54 win over Barri School in first-round action at the Gaithersburg Lions Fight for Sight Tournament at Quince Orchard High School on Thursday. Josh Colwell paced Barri with 18 points. St. John's-PH (7-2) takes on Thursday's Wheaton-Capital Christian winner today at 11 a.m. in second-round action. ST. JOHN'S-PH (60) Monroe 12, Lions 11, Richard 13, Dorsey 7, Griffin 3, Ellis 6, Blizzard 8. Totals 18 20-24 60. BARRI (54)
March 5, 1999
Jason and Heather Burtner Baker of Jacksonville, N.C., announce the birth of a son, Jaydan DeWayne Baker, Feb. 2, 1999. Maternal grandparents are Dawn and Steven Keener of Hagerstown and Dan and Cammy Burtner of Clear Spring. Paternal grandparents are Alice Baker and Rick Gourley of Mercersburg, Pa., and Jay and Jan Baker of Chillicothe, Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. Bryan H. Stottlemyer of Hagerstown announce the birth of their second child, a son, Benjamin Calvert Stottlemyer, Nov. 25, 1998.
March 10, 1997
Maryland Rankings BALTIMORE (AP) - The Maryland Associated Press high school basketball state rankings, as compiled by Sheldon Shealer, sports editor of The Morning Herald, with cooperation from high school sports reporters from around the state. Girls' Basketball Overall Top 20 1. Linganore (26-0); 2. Elizabeth Seton (30-2); 3. St. John's-Prospect Hall (28-3); 4. Largo (23-2); 5. St. Mary's (24-4); 6. Mercy (25-3); 7. Seton Keough (22-6); 8. McDonogh (21-2)
October 29, 2009
Army 2nd Lt. William Longwell, son of Robert M. Longwell of Hagerstown, recently graduated from the U.S. Army Elite Ranger School. Longwell will be stationed at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division. Longwell is a 2008 graduate of Shippensburg (Pa.) University. Airman 1st Class J. Joseph Kaiktsian, of Boonsboro, received promotion to Senior Airman, E4, six months early. He finished basic training like all Air Force recruits, at Lackland Air Force Base, but was given rank of E3 and earned both the Green Rope and the Yellow Rope.
February 23, 1997
BALTIMORE (AP) - Pairings for the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association boys' and girls' basketball regional tournaments. All first round games are boys-girls doubleheaders, unless noted, and are scheduled for Friday, Feb. 28. Quarterfinal matchups are Monday for boys-girls doubleheaders or boys games only. Girls only quarterfinal games are scheduled for Tuesday. Game times are 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. for doubleheaders, with the boys game first. Single games start at 7 p.m. Game times, sites and dates are subject to change by regional directors.
June 5, 2006
SHARPSBURG - The "Star-Spangled Banner" was sung before the start of the 27th annual Run Through History 10K at Antietam National Battlefield on Sunday morning. The national anthems of Russia and Ethiopia would have been appropriate for the post-race award ceremony as runners from those countries dominated on the hilly 6.2-mile course. Garmessa Kumessa, a 27-year-old Ethiopian living in Oxon Hill, Md., won the men's race in 30 minutes, 20.0 seconds. Elena Orlova, a 36-year-old Russian living in Gaithersburg, Md., won the women's race in a course-record 34:41.
October 30, 2005
PREP FOOTBALL Catoctin 14, South 0 Catoctin 8060-14 South 0000-0 C- Wyatt Baseley 4 run (Mike Lovejoy run) C - D.J. Doyle 13 run (pass failed) CatSH First downs1313 Rushes-yards40-25241-93 Yards passing6550 Comp-Att-Int4-12-14-14-1 Total yards52-31755-143 Fumbles-lost6-33-1 Punts-avg1-314-35.5 Penalties-yards6-353-20 Records: Catoctin 6-2, 4-1; South 1-7, 1-4. Waynesboro 34, Scotland 27 Waynesboro71476-34 Scotland07128-27 W - Mike McKenzie 1 run (Zack Settlage kick)
May 28, 2002
PREP TRACK CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Hedgesville high jumper Nancy Regalbuto won the Class AAA state title Friday night at the W.Va. state track meet. Regalbuto cleared 5 feet, 4 inches to earn the gold. Musselman thrower Ken Sanders finished second in the Class AAA boys discus with a throw of 154-2. Both of Martinsburg's 3,200 relay teams also finished second in AAA at states. The boys team finished in 8 minutes, 8.54 seconds, losing to Capital by a mere .36 seconds.