February 12, 2007
Pangborn Elementary School fifth-grader Tyler Shubert, right, emerged from a field of 10 finalists to win the school's Geography Bee. Fourth-grader Josh Whipp, left, was runner-up. The other finalists were Khaliah Frost, Jessica Snowden, Adam Spigler, Aryan Shirani, Austen Dietrich, Austin Pogue, Jordon Edlund and Jennifer Harvey.
December 20, 2010
Conococheague Elementary School held its geography bee Dec. 8. The winner was fourth-grader Carl Bowers. Mason Nemes, a fifth-grader, was runner-up. Other finalists included fourth-graders Logan Ritchey, Kyrstin Smith, Teddy Bowers and Andrew Weaver; and fifth-graders Brayden Karn, Jacob Blickenstaff and Alex Pensinger.
August 25, 1997
TIMONIUM, Md. - Kelly Beckley of Hagerstown was third runner-up in the Maryland Farm Queen contest at the Maryland State Fair here Sunday night. Sarah Roberts of Charles County was crowned queen. Beckley is the 16-year-old daughter of Steve and Karen Beckley and attends Williamsport High School.
June 30, 2007
Miss College Park Outstanding Teen Kasey Staniszewski of Swan Point, Md., was crowned Miss Maryland Outstanding Teen Friday as a series of pageants continues at The Maryland Theatre. As the new Miss Maryland Outstanding Teen, Staniszewski will receive a $500 scholarship, among other gifts. She will compete at the Miss America Outstanding Teen competition in Orlando, Fla., where a $30,000 scholarship is at stake. Staniszewski, soon to be a junior at La Plata (Md.) High School, performed "Good Morning Baltimore" from the Broadway play "Hairspray" for the talent competition.
February 2, 1997
By TERI JOHNSON Staff Writer Nineteen-year-old Heather Metzger was crowned Miss Antietam 1997 Saturday night before a crowd of about 250 people at South Hagerstown High School. Metzger, of Millersville, Md., is a sophomore at Anne Arundel Community College, where she is pursuing a degree in speech pathology and audiology. "I'm anticipating a great year," she said after the crowning. "I'm determined to do well at Miss Maryland. " Metzger, the daughter of Bobbi Metzger, was Miss Howard County 1996.
September 17, 2007
The City of Hagerstown recently initiated an award program known as "Highlight Hagerstown," aimed at encouraging residents and business owners to improve the curb appeal of their properties. The Hagerstown Beautification Advisory Committee, promoting the new program, asked individuals in the community to help find neighbors who deserve recognition by nominating homeowners and business owners who have beautified their residential or commercial property in various ways, ranging from landscaping to facade improvements.
July 17, 2006
EASTLAKE, Ohio - Lake County's Tom Cowley and Matt Loberg combined for a one-hitter Sunday in a 4-0 victory over the Hagerstown Suns, who've lost nine straight games. Cowley (3-4) worked the first seven innings, allowing only a bunt single by Jose Castro leading off the fourth. The only other runner to reach base for the Suns was Nick Evans, who was walked twice by Cowley. No Suns runner reached second base. Loberg entered the game in the eighth and retired all six hitters he faced to complete the shutout.
September 28, 2012
The City of Hagerstown Parks and Recreation Division will hold a Fall Night 5K and a Zombie Run Saturday, Oct. 13. The Fall Night 5K race will be completed on a lighted course entirely within Fairgrounds Park and Pangborn Park beginning at 6 p.m. Registration will be from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Hagerstown Ice & Sports Complex parking lot off Security Road. Register as a zombie or runner. The runner registration fee is $25; $20 before Oct. 5. The zombie registration fee is $25. For more information and rules, go to the Parks and Recreation website at www.hagerstownmd.org .
February 25, 2011
The Maryland State Senior Idol competition is set for 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, at The Chesapeake Theatre in Brooklyn Park, Md. Washington County winner Edward G. Harne and runner-up Rebecca A. Mills will compete against winners and runner-ups from eight other counties. Harne will perform “Will the Circle Be Unbroken” while Mills will sing “From Heaven’s Point of View.” Tickets cost $6 and available at the Washington County Commission on Aging Inc., 140 W. Franklin St., 4th Floor, Hagerstown, MD 21740 and the Senior Center at Girls Inc., 626 Washington Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740.
June 25, 2005
email@example.com With tears in her eyes, Miss Teen Caroline Summerfest, Lindsay Morris, dropped to her knees to be crowned Miss Maryland's Outstanding Teen 2005. As the winner of the Miss Maryland's Outstanding Teen Competition, Morris receives a $400 scholarship in the form of a savings bond and will travel to Orlando, Fla., in August to compete for the title of Miss America's Outstanding Teen. This is the first year the Miss America Scholarship Organization is holding a national competition for teens.