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July 28, 2013
Sunday, July 28, 2013 YOUTH BASEBALL BOARDMAN, Ohio - Hagerstown broke open a tie game with three home runs in the fourth inning to back up a masterful pitching performance by Matt Harsh in an 8-3 victory over Prospects Two (Ohio) in the championship game of the PONY 14 East Zone Super Regional tournament on Sunday. Harsh went six innings, allowing two hits and striking out 13. He worked out of a jam in the top of the fourth after Prospects tied the game at 3 and had the bases loaded with no outs.
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By TIM KOELBLE | koelble@herald-mail.com | July 25, 2012
The Hagerstown PONY-13 All-Stars are about to earn some frequent flyer miles. The team traveled to Pittsburgh on Wednesday afternoon for an overnight stay, and will catch a flight to Phoenix on Thursday morning at 8. After a connecting flight lands in Los Angeles, it's off to Fullerton, Calif., for the PONY-13 World Series on Friday, and a first-round game against Tijuana, Mexico at 1 p.m. (4 p.m. Eastern). It's the result of Hagerstown winning the East Zone title with a 13-1 win over Albany (N.Y.)
SPORTS
July 28, 2012
Mitchell Wilson's RBI single was the biggest blow in a four-run sixth inning that lifted Hagerstown to an 8-6 victory over host Fullerton in an elimination game at the PONY-13 World Series on Saturday. Hagerstown will face the loser of Saturday's late game between Tijuana, Mexico, and Tamiami (Miami, Fla.) on Sunday at 4 p.m. Eastern. Should Hagerstown win, it would play the Tijuana-Tamiami winner at 10 p.m. Eastern. “We're excited. We're really happy,” Hagerstown manager Dave Barr said.
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August 2, 2012
Thursday, August 2, 2012 YOUTH BASEBALL The Hagerstown PONY-14 All-Stars opened play Wednesday in the East Zone Tournament with a 13-1 win over the host team, High Point Black. Trent Rider threw a complete-game two-hitter and Colby Byers had three hits and four RBIs, ending the game on a grand slam that put the 10-run rule into effect. Zach Andrews had two hits and three RBIs and Justin Smith had two hits and two RBIs for Hagerstown. Hagerstown played New Bedford in a winners' bracket game Thursday night, but no information was available.
SPORTS
July 31, 2011
The Hagerstown PONY B All-Stars made the most of their second opportunities against their Hagerstown A counterparts this weekend. Jeff Bennett tossed a four-hitter and Stephen Ashby hit a pair of solo home runs to lead Hagerstown B to a 6-4 victory over Hagerstown A in the PONY East Zone West Region championship game on Sunday. The win followed a 4-3 victory over the A squad in the winners' bracket final on Saturday. Hagerstown A defeated East Ohio earlier Sunday to earn the rematch with Hagerstown B in the championship round.
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By JACK HILL III | Staff Correspondent | July 23, 2011
Hagerstown A advanced to the championship round of the Pony League Section Tournament by beating Hagerstown B 19-3 on Saturday night at Funkhouser Park. The game was halted after 4 1/2 innings because of the 10-run rule. Hagerstown B will try to stave off elimination today at 2 p.m. against Chambersburg in the losers' bracket final. Chambersburg eliminated South Adams 17-0 in five innings. The winner of that game will have to defeat Hagerstown A twice in the championship round, beginning at 4:30, to win the title.
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July 24, 2009
YOUTH BASEBALL BOARDMAN, Ohio -- Hagerstown scored five runs in the first inning, two in each of the second and third innings and four in the fourth to defeat Tri-T National 13-3 at the PONY 14 Regional Tournament. Jordan Dickens pitched a two-hitter with eight strikeouts. Dylan Appel smacked a three-run home run in the first inning, while Andrew Yacyk had two hits and two RBIs. Hagerstown followed the win with an 11-8 loss to Bucks County (Ohio). Phillip Pietro hit a two-run homer in the first inning, Jason Mayles had a two-run homer in the third and Brad Spickler had two hits for Hagerstown, which led 7-4 entering the bottom of the fourth before Bucks County scored seven runs with the help of three errors.
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By JACK HILL / Staff Correspondent | July 14, 2008
Two Hagerstown teams - the Blue and the Gold - advanced to the PONY 13-year-old regional tournament even though neither of them officially won the sectional title. The championship round at Funkhouser Park was cut short by rain and cancelled since both teams had already advanced to the regional by playing in Sunday's game. Hagerstown Blue entered the game undefeated in the double-elimination tournament while Hagerstown Gold had one loss. Hagerstown Gold owned a 11-10 lead after 4 1/2 innings when the storm hit and halted and then ended the game.
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By LARRY YANOS | July 26, 2008
California dreaming ... The Hagerstown PONY 13-year-old 'A' all-star team is one step away from the World Series in Chino Hills, Calif. The team, managed by Ed Kipe, will compete in the East Zone Tournament, starting Sunday afternoon in Davidson, N.C. The winner will earn a trip to the World Series, which begins Aug. 1. "If we win, we'll go directly from North Carolina to California," Kipe said. Hagerstown earned a berth to the East Zone Tournament by winning the West Region tournament last week in Boardman, Ohio.
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August 2, 2013
Friday, August 2, 2013 YOUTH BASEBALL HIGH POINT, N.C. - The Hagerstown PONY 14 all-stars were done in by four errors in a 7-6 loss to Chesterfield (Va.) in the winners' bracket final of the East Zone Tournament on Friday evening. Hagerstown will play New Bedford (Mass.) in an elimination game today at 11 a.m. The winner of that game advances to the championship round against unbeaten Chesterfield at approximately 1:30 p.m. If Chesterfield loses that game, a winner-take-all final will be played Sunday at noon.
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SPORTS
July 31, 2013
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 YOUTH BASEBALL PONY-14 East Zone Tournament HIGH POINT, N.C. - Bryce Ruppenthal allowed just two hits while striking out 11 in six innings, and Hagerstown struck for five runs in the second inning and beat Reidsville, N.C., 7-1 on Wednesday. Hagerstown advanced to the winners' bracket final and will face an opponent to be determined on Friday at 5:30 p.m. The winner of the East Zone Tournament will advance to the PONY World Series. Ruppenthal allowed two hits and a walk to load the bases in the first inning, but got out of the jam with a strikeout, then settled in and was untouchable.
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July 28, 2013
Sunday, July 28, 2013 YOUTH BASEBALL BOARDMAN, Ohio - Hagerstown broke open a tie game with three home runs in the fourth inning to back up a masterful pitching performance by Matt Harsh in an 8-3 victory over Prospects Two (Ohio) in the championship game of the PONY 14 East Zone Super Regional tournament on Sunday. Harsh went six innings, allowing two hits and striking out 13. He worked out of a jam in the top of the fourth after Prospects tied the game at 3 and had the bases loaded with no outs.
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July 27, 2013
Saturday, July 27, 2013 YOUTH BASEBALL PONY-14 Super Regional BOARDMAN, Ohio - Hagerstown advanced into the championship round with a 12-2 rout of Prospects Two, out of Cleveland, in Saturday's winners' bracket final. Hagerstown scored eight runs on 10 hits in the third inning to take control. Mitchell Wilson's two-run home run highlighted the inning. Wilson also went the distance on the mound in the five-inning contest, striking out nine. Bryce Ruppenthal went 4-for-4, Matt Harsh had three hits and Ryan Downes had two hits and two RBIs for Hagerstown.
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By JACK HILL III | Staff Correspondent | July 21, 2013
Who needs a championship game? Both the Hagerstown A and Chambersburg PONY-14 teams were more than happy to skip the contest and advance from the sectional tournament at Funkhouser Park in Hagerstown on Sunday. Hagerstown A and Chambersburg advanced to the Super Regional Tournament for the West Region of the East Zone, which will take place at Boardman, Ohio, starting Thursday and finishing on July 28. On Sunday, Chambersburg beat Hagerstown B 11-3 in the losers' bracket final to advance to the championship round, where it was scheduled to face Hagerstown A. Chambersburg chose not to play in the championship round.
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By JACK HILL III | Staff Correspondent | July 20, 2013
Both Hagerstown teams prevailed in the first round of the PONY 14 sectional tournament at Funkhouser Park on Saturday. In the opener - which started Friday before storms postponed it - Hagerstown B squeezed by Chambersburg 8-6 in eight innings. With the score tied at 5 after seven innings, Hagerstown B scored three runs in the top of the eighth. With one out, winning pitcher Tanner Elbin reached on an infield single and stole second. Anthony Hodges walked and Colton Repp reached on an infield single to load the bases.
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July 13, 2013
Saturday, July 13, 2013 YOUTH BASEBALL PONY-13 Regional Tournament BOARDMAN, Ohio - Josh Colliflower pitched a complete game with seven strikeouts as the Hagerstown All-Stars defeated North Allegheny 3-1 on Saturday in a losers' bracket semifinal game at the East Zone West Regional Tournament. Jaret Lazich added an RBI in the victory for Hagerstown, which will play in the losers' bracket final Sunday. Earlier Saturday, Hagerstown defeated Brownlee 13-3.
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By WILL ROBINSON | Staff Correspondent | August 17, 2012
The hazy heat of August and the crashing of helmets against pads signify that football practice is in full swing. While North Hagerstown's JV and freshman teams run drills and prepare for the upcoming season, there is a group of smaller jerseys and whiter helmets mimicking them on an adjacent field. Say hello to the Junior Hubs, a group of 6- to 14-year-olds vying to become future gridiron stars for North Hagerstown. The Junior Hubs were started in 2011 by North freshman coach Ron Thomas and JV coach Dave Foltz to give younger kids a chance to play travel football.
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August 4, 2012
Friday, August 3, 2012 YOUTH BASEBALL HIGH POINT, N.C. - Hagerstown defeated Chesterfield (Va.) 8-1 on Friday night in the losers' bracket final at the PONY-14 East Zone Tournament. Hagerstown, which improved to 3-1 at the tournament, must defeat unbeaten New Bedford (Mass.) twice Saturday in the championship round to win the title and advance to the World Series. Earlier Friday, Dalton Stewart had three hits and two RBIs and Cody Hammond went the distance on the mound for the victory as Hagerstown defeated host High Point 7-4 in a losers' bracket game.
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August 2, 2012
Thursday, August 2, 2012 YOUTH BASEBALL The Hagerstown PONY-14 All-Stars opened play Wednesday in the East Zone Tournament with a 13-1 win over the host team, High Point Black. Trent Rider threw a complete-game two-hitter and Colby Byers had three hits and four RBIs, ending the game on a grand slam that put the 10-run rule into effect. Zach Andrews had two hits and three RBIs and Justin Smith had two hits and two RBIs for Hagerstown. Hagerstown played New Bedford in a winners' bracket game Thursday night, but no information was available.
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