March 3, 2001
There's no doubting Thomas as TJ stuns Paint Branch By DAN SPEARS email@example.com FREDERICK, Md. - If there was any team to break the poker face of Thomas Johnson point guard Jermaine Thomas, surely it would be Paint Branch. The top seed in Class 3A West, the Panthers were the defending state champion, had won 32 straight games, had all-everything forward Jamaal Wise, had the speed and height to give Thomas and the Patriots fits. And with 7 minutes and 17 seconds to go in the game, Thomas threw his arms into the air and finally did crack - into a broad smile.
January 11, 2002
Wrestling Notes - Hub Cup starting it all off Some could look at The Hub Cup at North Hagerstown as a stepping stone to state success. Last year, three wrestlers parlayed Hub Cup titles into state championships, while four others who won gold at Hub Cup and finished second in their state tournament. The Hub Cup, which begins today at 5 p.m., features 16 schools, including North, South, Williamsport, Frederick, Thomas Johnson, Middletown and Walkersville from the area.
February 8, 2001
North's number up in wrestling duals All season long, the North Hagerstown wrestling team has stacked the deck early on its opponents. Wednesday night at the Class 3A/4A West regional dual meet championships, the Hubs ran into a team that had too many aces to close the deal. North, who earlier this season finished behind Damascus and Paint Branch in the Hub Cup, got its revenge on the Hornets with a 42-18 semifinal victory, but grudgingly had to give way to the Panthers, 34-21.
March 4, 2001
Maryland state wrestling results At Western Maryland College Westminster Saturday 4A/3A Team scores - 1. Paint Branch 98.5, 2. South Carroll 82, 3. Old Mill 72. Area teams - 14. (Tie) North Hagerstown, Broadneck 32, 19. Frederick 27.5. Championship 103-Dan April (Churchill) d. Kyle Krumholtz (Kenwood), 6-5; 112-Chris Moore (Westlake) d. Todd Klein (Magruder), 4-1; 119-Matt Ennis (Wilde Lake) p. Matt Harvey (Meade), 1:13; 125-Matt Eveleth (Chesapeake-AA)
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. Boys' Basketball Overall Top 20 1. St. John's-Prospect Hall (25-1); 2. Southwestern (25-0); 3. St. Frances (30-6); 4. Calvert Hall (26-6); 5. Thomas Johnson (20-5); 6. DeMatha (25-6); 7. St. Vincent Pallotti (26-5)
March 17, 1997
BALTIMORE (AP) - The Maryland Associated Press high school basketball final state rankings, as compiled by The (Hagerstown) Herald-Mail, with cooperation from high school sports reporters from around the state. Boys' Basketball Overall Top 20: 1. St. John's-Prospect Hall (25-1); 2. Southwestern (27-0); 3. St. Frances (30-6); 4. Calvert Hall (26-6); 5. Thomas Johnson (22-5); 6. DeMatha (25-6); 7. St. Vincent Pallotti (26-5); 8. Newport School (31-4); 9. Lake Clifton (19-5)
February 4, 2001
North to host 3A/4A; 'Cats, Lions qualify in 1A/2A By AL DITZEL / Staff Writer Three area wrestling teams - North Hagerstown, Walkersville and Williamsport - have qualified for the Maryland West Regional duals on Wednesday. North Hagerstown, despite seeded No. 2, will become the first Washington County school to host a state dual meet championship as No. 1 Paint Branch, No. 3 Damascus and No. 4 Walter Johnson come to town for 3A/4A matches. Meanwhile, at Northern Garrett, Walkersville earned a No. 2 seed and will meet Beall while No. 4 Williamsport will wrestle top-seeded Northern Garrett in 1A/2A action.
February 28, 2001
Local Roundup - Southern Fulton makes final GIRLS BASKETBALL CHESTNUT RIDGE, Pa. - Kelly True had 23 points and seven rebounds Tuesday to lead No. 6 Southern Fulton to a 46-35 win over Shanksville and move the Indians into the Class A District 5 final. Brooke Francis had eight points and eight rebounds and Jodi Appel had seven rebounds for the Indians (21-5), who will play Berlin on Thursday. Berlin beat Northern Bedford 50-39 to advance. SOUTHERN FULTON (46)
January 14, 2002
Wildcats aim for Hub Cup title By AL DITZEL firstname.lastname@example.org Williamsport seems destined to win its second straight team tournament title and third in two years today in the 15th annual Hub Cup at North Hagerstown. The Wildcats, who lead defending champion Paint Branch, 93.5-82.5, have all 14 wrestlers coming back, including eight in the semifinals. Williamsport's first seeds - Brian Forsythe (114 pounds), Cory Kuczynski (121) and Matt Allen (191)
March 1, 2000
By MARK KELLER / Sports Editor photo: JOE CROCETTA / staff photographer Tater Russ and North Hagerstown boys basketball coach Tim McNamee have an understanding. "He has the green light," McNamee said of his leading scorer. "If he takes a bad shot, I'll tell him it's a bad shot. If he takes a good shot and misses, I won't say a word other than to keep shooting. " cont. from sports page After a cold first half on Tuesday, Russ took his coach's advice to keep shooting and ripped the nets for 22 second-half points to lead the Hubs to a 73-62 win over Liberty in the Class 3A West quarterfinals at North.