January 26, 2007
GIRLS BASKETBALL HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - Hedgesville's Ashton Butler had a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead the No. 3 Eagles to a 56-36 rout of No. 4 Jefferson in Apple Valley League action Thursday night. Brittany Boarman had 12 points, Ciera Nicholson scored 11 and Lauren Ashton added nine for the Eagles (10-4, 3-0). Katie Danno scored 10 points to lead the Cougars (10-6, 4-1), while Aissa Diehl added eight. Broadfording 49, Grace 42 Taylor Capshaw had 21 points, eight rebounds and five assists to lead Broadforing Christian in an MDCC win over Grace Academy.
July 30, 2006
Laura Hershey Spessard graduated from Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa., on May 22, with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. In September, she will begin full-time employment with Ernst & Young in New York City. The daughter of Karen Spessard and Jerry Spessard of Hagerstown is a 2002 graduate of Smithsburg High School. The following students graduated from Hagerstown Business College following the Spring 2006 term: Boonsboro - Cassandra Robillard. Cascade - Veronica West.
November 4, 2005
No. 1 Jefferson Cougars (9-0) at Waynesboro Indians (2-7) When: Today, 7 p.m. Series: Jefferson leads, 1-0. Last meeting: 2004 - Jefferson, 28-21. Last week: The Cougars were idle last week. They defeated Hedgesville 45-22 on Oct. 21. ... The Indians defeated Scotland, 34-27. Notes: The Cougars set a school record for wins in a season with their win over Hedgesville. Their 18 wins in the last two seasons also is a school record, as is their current 11-game regular-season winning streak.
December 7, 2006
Potomac Heritage Storytelling tour guides Robert B. Wilhelm and Mary Jo Kelly Wilhelm will lead a special Presidents Week Tour on Feb. 17-22, 2007. The tour is designed as a way to reflect on our heritage by visiting local hallowed grounds and learning more about them. The tour begins with a trip to Boteler's Ford at Shepherdstown, W.Va., to step back into Native American times. Other stops on the tour include Harpers Ferry W.Va.; Sharpsburg; Gettysburg, Pa.; Frederick, Md.; Boonsboro; and Big Pool.
January 25, 2008
The basketball will be great. The cause is even greater. When "Dunks for Drew" tips off at 6 p.m. Saturday at Chambersburg, fans will have the chance to watch four of Franklin County's best boys teams play, and support the Drew Michael Taylor Foundation that's at the heart of Scotland coach Randy Taylor. Drew Taylor was killed in an automobile accident on June 13, 2006. He was 3 years old. Through the foundation in Drew's name, Randy Taylor and his wife Marcie hope to make a positive difference in the lives of children by helping to fund educational and recreational projects.
December 6, 2006
Potomac Heritage Storytelling tour guides Dr. Robert B. Wilhelm and Dr. Mary Jo Kelly Wilhelm will lead a special Presidents Week Tour on Feb. 17-22. The tour is designed as a way to reflect on our heritage by visiting local hallowed grounds and learning more about them. The tour begins with a trip to Boteler's Ford at Shepherdstown, W.Va., to step back into Native American times. Other stops on the tour include Harpers Ferry W.Va.; Sharpsburg; Gettysburg, Pa.; Frederick, Md.; and Boonsboro; and Big Pool.