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By Andrew Mason | April 25, 2008
If James Finucane doesn't feel right at home in Philadelphia this weekend, he should soon enough. The Mercersburg Academy senior is set to compete in the mile run this evening and the 4x400-meter relay Saturday at the Penn Relays. The nation's oldest and largest track and field carnival is hosted by the University of Pennsylvania, which will be Finucane's new home this fall. "It will be fun to race in front of my future coach (Charlie Powell)," Finucane said. "He wants to see what I can do. " Finucane will be one of 16 boys in the mile run. He qualified for the race with his 4:20.
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by ANDREW MASON | April 16, 2004
andrewm@herald-mail.com The high school entry lists for the boys and girls 400- and 1,600-meter relays at next week's 110th annual Penn Relays in Philadelphia go on and on and on. "Just about anyone can get into those races. They pretty much accept everybody," Chambersburg coach Chris Monheim said. "They have some pretty soft standards. " But with several of the world's top track & field athletes, from the preps to the pros, competing and thousands of fans cheering, there's nothing soft about the Penn Relays.
NEWS
by ANDREW MASON | May 5, 2006
Since Southcentral Pennsylvania typically is the only part of our Tri-State area where the javelin is thrown, there are no official Tri-State records for that event. If there were, Chambersburg senior Lorraine Hill might have set the girls record last week at the prestigious Penn Relays in Philadelphia. Sitting in fifth place in a field of 19, Hill unleashed a national-class throw of 146 feet, 11 inches on her final attempt to capture second place (first among U.S. competitors)
NEWS
April 23, 2009
Track & Field Williamsport broke the Washington County record in the girls 4x400-meter relay by four-hundredths of a second Thursday at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia. Wildcats Brittany Weaver, Morgan Keplinger, Amy Taylor and Rehema Emanuel placed second in their heat in 4 minutes, 4.49 seconds. The previous county record was 4:04.53, set by Boonsboro in 2005. The Wildcats were well aware of the time they needed to beat. "We went into the race thinking, 'Don't worry about the place, just worry about the time,'" Weaver said.
NEWS
April 24, 2004
PREP TRACK PHILADELPHIA - Williamsport's Rhet Troxell, Aaron Buchman, Matt Oliver and Devin Hewitt combined to break North Hagerstown's 23-year-old Washington County record in the boys 3,200-meter relay at the Penn Relays on Friday. The Wildcats, paced by Troxell's 1:55.7 leadoff split, placed fifth in the first of two small-school heats in 7:58.15. Dan Mangan, Troy Gandy, Rob Hovermale and Rob Greene set the previous county mark of 7:59.5 for North in 1981. Overall, Williamsport had the 20th fastest time out of 67 schools, big and small.
NEWS
November 30, 1999
PREP TRACK Mercersburg fares wellat Penn Relays PHILADELPHIA - Mercersburg Academy's 4x100 team of Josh Light, Jordon Exeter, Austin Young, and Brad Williams ran their best time of the year with a 44.7 seconds at the Penn Relays. The members of the 4x400 team, consisting of Griffin Burns, Austin Young, Tyler Small and Lee Banta, each posted personal best splits en route to a 3:32. For the girls, Madi McConnell, Maddie Deupree, Whitney Matthew and Asia Walker posted a 4:14 in the 4x400.
NEWS
by ANDREW MASON | April 24, 2004
andrewm@herald-mail.com Boris Roslov was supposed to be competing in the boys high jump at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia on Friday. "I was signed up and ready to go," the Middletown senior said. "But at the end of last week, Coach (Don Boyer) said, 'We need you for the Rebel Relays.'" So, instead of soaring at one of world's most prestigious track meets, Roslov, a three-time Maryland state champ, was at South Hagerstown on Friday night, gladly getting wet in the rain for his team.
SPORTS
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.
NEWS
June 17, 2004
Athlete of the Year Dan Robinson Boonsboro, Sr., hurdles/sprints/jumps Dominated the 110 hurdles like no other area athlete in any track event. Capped an undefeated season by winning the state title in a Md. 1A and Washington County record 14.50. Also one of the area's top performers in the 300 hurdles, 100 and long jump. Hemu Arumugam North Hagerstown, So., distance Md. 2A state champ in the 3,200. Maurice Barbour Chambersburg, Sr., sprints/jumps Mid-Penn Class AAA silver medalist and area leader in the 400 (49.44)
NEWS
April 23, 2004
PREP BASEBALL HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - Duncan Williams and Bryce Blair each homered in a six-run first inning and No. 4 Hedgesville rolled past Musselman 10-5 on Thursday night. Cody Seibert added a two-run double in the first inning and Matt Bartgis belted a two-run homer in the fourth for Hedgesville (11-4). Bartgis finished with three hits and three RBI. Mark Darlington homered for Musselman. Heritage 12, Calvary 8 Winning pitcher Drew Kidd had four hits to lead Heritage Academy to a Mason Dixon Christian Conference win over Calvary Christian.
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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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SPORTS
April 26, 2013
Friday, April 26, 2013 COLLEGE TRACK & FIELD PHILADELPHIA - Hagerstown Community College's Grant Smith placed second in the men's shot put at the Penn Relays on Friday with a personal-best mark of 57 feet, 1/4 inch. LSU's Rodney Brown topped the field of 18 competitors at 57-10 1/2. Central Connecticut's Rashad Williams was third at 56-3 1/4. Smith is the reigning NJCAA indoor national champ in the shot put. Also for HCC, the relay team of Chris Gardner, Rodney Flora, A.J. El-Amin and Jerel Madison placed 61st in the 4x400 in 3:26.63.
SPORTS
April 27, 2012
Friday, April 27, 2012 PREP TRACK & FIELD PHILADELPHIA - Boonsboro senior J.R. Lowery placed seventh out of 19 competitors in the boys shot put Friday at the 118th annual edition of the prestigious Penn Relays. Lowery, the defending Maryland Class 1A state champion, unleashed a throw of 56 feet, 4 3/4 inches for a new personal best. Also Friday, Chambersburg placed third in its heat of the boys 4x800-meter relay in 7:56.15 to qualify for today's Championship of America.
NEWS
April 23, 2009
Track & Field Williamsport broke the Washington County record in the girls 4x400-meter relay by four-hundredths of a second Thursday at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia. Wildcats Brittany Weaver, Morgan Keplinger, Amy Taylor and Rehema Emanuel placed second in their heat in 4 minutes, 4.49 seconds. The previous county record was 4:04.53, set by Boonsboro in 2005. The Wildcats were well aware of the time they needed to beat. "We went into the race thinking, 'Don't worry about the place, just worry about the time,'" Weaver said.
NEWS
By ANDREW MASON | June 20, 2008
Click here to view the All-Area Boys Track & Field slideshow James Finucane's race against history ended the way nearly all of his races did this spring -- with the Mercersburg Academy senior winning. Finucane broke his school's 24-year-old record in the 1,600-meter run with his 4:17.09 and 12-year-old record in the 3,200 with his 9:22.28. Both were area-leading times this spring -- and no one else really was even close -- while his season-best time of 2:01.54 in the 800 ranked No. 5 in the area.
NEWS
April 27, 2008
COLLEGE SOFTBALL HCC 7-8, Frederick 0-0 FREDERICK, Md. - Samantha Koehl threw a five-hit shutout and a five-inning, two-hit shutout to improve to 11-1 as Hagerstown Community College clinched the Maryland JuCo title with a sweep of Frederick. In the opener, Ashley Arentz and Megan Holmes each had two hits with a double, while Arentz drove in two and Holmes scored two runs for the Hawks (21-1, 15-1). In the second game, Faline Brown went 3-for-3 with two doubles and a two-run homer for HCC, ranked 14th in NJCAA Division II. Holmes had two doubles and two RBIs, Arentz had two hits and scored two runs, and Koehl struck out seven.
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By Andrew Mason | April 25, 2008
If James Finucane doesn't feel right at home in Philadelphia this weekend, he should soon enough. The Mercersburg Academy senior is set to compete in the mile run this evening and the 4x400-meter relay Saturday at the Penn Relays. The nation's oldest and largest track and field carnival is hosted by the University of Pennsylvania, which will be Finucane's new home this fall. "It will be fun to race in front of my future coach (Charlie Powell)," Finucane said. "He wants to see what I can do. " Finucane will be one of 16 boys in the mile run. He qualified for the race with his 4:20.
NEWS
June 8, 2006
FIRST TEAM Lorraine Hill Athlete of the Year Chambersburg, Sr., throws Hill is ranked second in the U.S. in the javelin with her PIAA Class AAA state-winning throw of 157 feet, 4 inches. Earlier in the season, she was the top American and second overall at the Penn Relays in 146-11. Hill then set the District 3 meet record at 140-6. The Syracuse recruit also was the area leader in the discus (113-5) and third in the shot put (34-4). Jordan Atha Williamsport, Jr., distance/middle distance Won Md. 1A state gold in 1,600, silver in 800 and 3,200 relay and bronze in 1,600 relay for state-champ Wildcats.
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by ANDREW MASON | May 5, 2006
Since Southcentral Pennsylvania typically is the only part of our Tri-State area where the javelin is thrown, there are no official Tri-State records for that event. If there were, Chambersburg senior Lorraine Hill might have set the girls record last week at the prestigious Penn Relays in Philadelphia. Sitting in fifth place in a field of 19, Hill unleashed a national-class throw of 146 feet, 11 inches on her final attempt to capture second place (first among U.S. competitors)
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