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by ANDREW MASON | January 15, 2005
andrewm@herald-mail.com Derick Boerstler has been lifting weights, while Terrail Blair has been shedding weight. The South Hagerstown wrestlers are an unlikely duo. Not many would have guessed they'd be where they are today - the semifinals of North Hagerstown's 18th annual Hub Cup, with a pair of 15-0 records to go with their No. 1 seeds. If someone would have told them this before the season, "I wouldn't have believed them," Boerstler said. "Me either," Blair said.
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NEWS
May 7, 2002
Top seeds were hard to come by for Tri-State area teams, but spots in a region's top four and an automatic first-round bye were a completely different story at the MPSSAA State Tournament baseball and softball draws Monday. Only the Catoctin girls (1A South) and Walkersville boys (2A West) received No. 1 seeds for the tournament, which starts with first-round games on Friday and quarterfinal games on Monday. Region championship games are scheduled for May 17. Softball 1A West First Round: (9)
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by ANDREW MASON | January 12, 2007
North Hagerstown juniors Delon Agee and Jim Eichelberger both agree: When the lights go dim in their gym this Saturday evening, the center mat is where they want to be. "You come out in the spotlight," Eichelberger said. "Everyone's watching you, and you just have to get it done. " Neither Eichelberger nor any of his teammates, however, know this from experience. None of this year's Hubs has ever wrestled in the championship finals of the Hub Cup - Washington County's largest and most prestigious annual tournament.
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By CANDICE BOSELY | October 9, 2005
martinsburg@herald-mail.com HAGERSTOWN Larry Hershman should have been on the football field Saturday night. He should have been roaming among high school marching bands that performed during the Harvest of Bands, critiquing their visual performance. Instead, he became a spectator when the competition was moved indoors because of rain. Since the bands had to perform in South Hagerstown High School's gymnasium, they were judged only on how they sounded, not on how they looked.
NEWS
February 26, 2001
Lucky seven wrestlers advance By AL DITZEL -- alfredd@herald-mail.com Seven area wrestlers will go onto Western Maryland College's mats in the state tournaments Friday as west region champs. Three champs - Ryan McDonald (29-2 at 275 pounds), Steve Stone (28-1 at 130) and Travis Brown (21-8 at 145) - come from Williamsport, which finished second in the 2A/1A West Region with 152 points, 25 points behind first-place Northern Garrett. "I told the kids before the tournament that I'd like to see them step it up to the next level," Williamsport coach Chuck Martin said.
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By AL DITZEL | January 15, 2000
No one wants to get ahead of themselves, but area high school wrestling fans may truly have a headliner bout tonight in the 13th annual Hub Cup. North Hagerstown senior Seth Staley, a small school state champion, as a sophomore and Magruder senior Tony Howard, a two-time defending big school state champ, are on a collision course. First, each must win their semifinal bouts. That round begins this morning at 10. If both get through, they will meet in the 160-pound final. That round starts at 7. "I still have to win my semifinal," said Staley, who needed just 1:48 to pin in his first bout and 1:29 to pin in his quarterfinal bout Friday night to reach the semifinal round.
NEWS
March 1, 2001
OPINION - Two old rivals in a new setting So this is what the old Tri-State League used to be? Wow. Wednesday night's boys Class 3A West semifinal between Thomas Johnson and North Hagerstown brought out the best in two conference champions, just like any good playoff game should. But the Patriots' 66-61 win left everybody gushing over the guys in the other uniforms - and with good reason. TJ's Jermaine Thomas scored the quietest 27 points in the history of basketball.
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By Chris Carter | January 9, 2009
North Hagerstown's Jake Turner has a history at the Hub Cup. Now the 152-pound senior is ready to leave his legacy. Turner is one of six Hubs still alive in the 22nd annual invitational wrestling tournament, and he's already planned his agenda for the final rounds today. "I've been wrestling since I was 7 years old and I've always been coming to North High matches and the Hub Cup," said Turner, who scored two first-period pins in early action Friday night. "I even used to run the spotlights for the championship matches, so it would be special to be able to have them on me this year.
NEWS
June 11, 2006
RUNNING Green, 21, of Martinsburg, W.Va., defended his men's title in 16:03.6. Spinnler, 44, of Hagerstown was the women's champion for the fifth time in 18:59.4. Completing the men's top four were: Doug Oates, 27, of Hagerstown in 16:49.7; Chris Pereschuk, 25, of Greencastle, Pa., in 16:54.5; and Matt Rouse, 20, of Williamsport in 17:00.
NEWS
January 16, 2006
BOYS BASKETBALL Williamsport (Pa.) 64, Chambersburg 59 CHAMBERSBURG (10-3) Motichka 10 4-4 27, Riley 0 3-4 3, Merritt 1 0-0 2, Olson 1 2-2 4, Hill 3 2-2 8, Whitehead 2 0-0 4, Taylor 5 1-4 11. Totals 22 12-16 59. WILLIAMSPORT (Pa.) (8-5) Strickland 1 4-6 6, Diemer 7 3-4 19, Williams 1 2-2 4, Monroe 2 6-9 10, Salvatori 1 0-0 3, Kendall 5 0-0 10, Ray 2 1-2 5, Gregory 2 3-5 7. Totals 21 19-28 64. Chambersburg 15 15 12 17 - 59 Williamsport 15 13 13 23 - 64 3-point goals - Chambersburg 3 (Motichka)
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