April 19, 2011
Monday, April 18, 2011 PREP BASEBALL Ryne Willard led Smithsburg with a home run and a triple in a 6-3 MVAL Antietam victory over South Hagerstown on Monday. Aaron Dinterman and J.R. Crummitt added two hits each as the Leopards (4-3, 2-3) scored a run in every inning but the sixth. Jordan Nicewarner hit a two-run homer and added two doubles, while Ryan Barton had two hits for the Rebels (4-2, 3-2). Smithsburg 111 110 1 — 6 10 1 South 020 000 1 — 3 9 2 Rinehart, Ianaro (6)
April 21, 2012
Saturday, April 21, 2012 BOYS TRACK & FIELD FROSTBURG, Md. - Smithsburg won five events and claimed the Jerry Calhoun Invitational team title with 173 1/2 points, beating out seven other teams on Saturday at Mountain Ridge. Zane Gardenhour won the long jump (21-8) and triple jump (41-10), Preston Miller won the shot put (39-1 1/2) and the Leopards won the 4x100 relay (46.00) and 4x200 relay (1:35.30). Smithsburg got second-place finishes from Breon Hall in the 200 (23.59)
May 6, 2011
Charles F. Wagaman Jr., who has served as attorney for the town of Smithsburg for the past 13 years, has tendered his resignation. The resignation was announced by Smithsburg Mayor Mildred "Mickey" Myers during a town council meeting Tuesday night. Myers read a letter of resignation from Wagaman in which he said he had enjoyed working with the town's elected officials. Wagaman's resignation is effective June 30, or earlier if the town finds another attorney, Myers said.
June 23, 2009
The Smithsburg Community Volunteer Fire Co. Carnival continues through Saturday.
May 7, 2012
The towns of Smithsburg and Boonsboro will hold municipal elections Tuesday. Voting will take place from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in each town.Voting in Smithsburg will be at town hall at 21 S. Water St. Voting in Boonsboro will be held in the Eugene C. Smith Community Center in Shafer Park.There are three open town council seats in Smithsburg, where the candidates are incumbent Donnie Souders, Heath Abbott, Victor James, John Karroll and Jim Fritsch.In Boonsboro,...
February 18, 2011
The Smithsburg boys basketball team worked a two-for-one deal Friday night. Looking to finish off the week 3-0 and even its season record at 11-11, Smithsburg achieved both goals with a 92-65 victory over Manchester Valley on Senior Night. “We’ve been scoring, on fire,” said Smithsburg coach Eric Gerber. Granted, Smithsburg’s three opponents this week sport a combined won-lost mark of 13-52, but the Leopards went out and beat the teams they should beat.
December 13, 2011
Skip Chambers saw the perfect storm approaching, but was helpless to do anything about it. The Boonsboro boys basketball coach knew Smithsburg would apply relentless defensive pressure, but without a point guard, all Chambers could do was watch as his club turned the ball over 31 times in a 68-40 MVAL Antietam loss Tuesday. “It's all about pressure, and it's all about trapping when you can,” said Leopards coach Eric Gerber. “That's the way we play this year, and we have the quickness to do that.
February 5, 2011
D.D. Dickson scored 23 points on Friday night, just four points shy of what North Hagerstown scored as a team in its most recent outing last Saturday. It was music to the ears of the Hubs as they wiped out that horrible performance with a 73-63 MVAL Antietam victory over Smithsburg. The Hubs (10-5, 8-2) led wire-to-wire, getting off to a 7-0 start, building a lead of 17 points and then holding off a pesky Smithsburg team that did not relent until the final horn. “I’m happy with how we came back, especially not having some players practice,” said North coach Kevin Hartman.
July 24, 2012
The spotlight shined Tuesday on Smithsburg as the artwork of several artists from that area was exhibited during a two-hour reception at The Miller House on West Washington Street. Included in the exhibit are works from Emily Clayton Bishop and Luther B. Newcomer, both of whom made impressive strides in the world of art, said John Jacques, president of the Smithsburg Historical Society. Jacques said the Smithsonian Institution has 16 of Bishop's sculptures, and Newcomer received a scholarship to further his study of art in Paris.
February 13, 2012
Felicia Clements, 13, of Smithsburg, was among the Maryland students honored for their volunteer service by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals. Felicia, an eighth-grader at Middletown (Md.) Middle School, took over her older sister's “Give a Book” project and has collected more than 4,700 books over the past two years to provide much-needed books to underserved children through the Frederick County (Md.) Head Start program.