January 30, 2012
The Washington County Northstars hosted Walkersville on Monday, a team which hadn't lost in the 2012 calendar year, outscoring its opponents by a combined 24-10. Led by defenseman Sean Kreps' first career hat trick, the Northstars snuffed the Lions' hot streak in emphatic fashion, blanking them 10-0 in a Monocacy Valley division matchup. “It all started with the loss to Carroll County on Monday,” said Washington County coach Jamie Blackwood. “We had a 180-degree turnaround on Friday (a 10-2 win over Middletown)
January 13, 2012
After several down years, the James Buchanan wrestling team finally is flexing some Pennsylvania muscle at the annual Rebel Duals at South Hagerstown. While the Rockets began the nine-team, two-day invitational Friday with a seemingly mediocre 10-11 dual-meet record, being an average team in the wrestling-rich Keystone State makes them a team to be reckoned with most other places. JB went 4-0 at South on Friday and none of the matches were close. The Rockets beat Walkersville 52-23, Linganore 72-2, the host Rebels 64-18 and Frederick 60-21.
January 13, 2012
A Food Lion in Shippensburg, Pa., and a Bloom in Walkersville, Md., are expected to close within 30 days, according to Delhaize America, the supermarket company that owns the grocery chains. The Food Lion at 300 S. Fayette St. in Shippensburg and the Bloom at 8425 Woodsboro Pike in Walkersville were the only two grocery stores in the local Tri-State area on the company's store closings list, which can be found online at www.foodlion.com . No Food Lions in Washington County are closing.
December 23, 2011
Friday, December 23, 2011 GIRLS BASKETBALL Walkersville 66, South Hagerstown 47 WALKERSVILLE, Md. - Walkersville rolled through South Hagerstown's defense in the second quarter, scoring 27 points in the period to set up Thursday's victory. Chelsey Scott led the Rebels (4-4) with 14 points and Tayana Stewart added 10. South made only 16 of 32 from the foul line. SOUTH HAGERSTOWN (4-4) Scott 14, Johnson 9, Dickson 5, Longfellow 4, Stewart 10, Small 4, Shaffer 1. Totals 15 16-32 47. WALKERSVILLE (4-2)
November 20, 2011
A Walkersville man died Saturday afternoon after his car crossed the center line on Md. 194 and struck two other vehicles, including colliding head-on with a sport utility vehicle, Maryland State Police said. Stephen Alan Wisner, 30, of Walkersville, was pronounced dead at the scene from injuries suffered in the crash, according to a news release from state police. At 2:52 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the accident, which occurred on Md. 194, also known as Woodsboro Pike, south of Crum Road in Walkersville, state police said.
November 16, 2011
David Eugene Denn, 42, of Hagerstown, Md., and formerly of Walkersville, Md., passed away at Meritus Health near Hagerstown on Nov. 15, 2011, after a long battle with cancer called pleomorphic rhabdomyosarcoma. Born Jan. 14, 1969, in Walkersville, he was the son of Milton and Dolores Denn Sr. of Walkersville. Dave worked many years in the machine shop and manufacturing fields, and most recently was employed by Tristate Electronic Manufacturing, Hagerstown, in quality assurance.
September 27, 2011
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 PREP VOLLEYBALL WILLIAMSPORT - Stacey Christy had 14 kills and six blocks and Summer Neff had 16 assists, two aces, and three kills to lead Williamsport in a 25-13, 25-19, 25-22 sweep of Walkersville on Tuesday. Haley Wolff had four kills, Emily Taylor had 10 assists, and Brooklyn Welch had 18 digs for the undefeated Wildcats (7-0). JV: Williamsport, 2-1 Southern Fulton 3, Allegany 0 WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - Southern Fulton poured it on Allegany in a 25-18, 25-20, 25-21 sweep of the Campers.
July 29, 2011
Marvin "Bob" Warrenfeltz, 79, of Mount Airy, Md., peacefully passed away on July 28, 2011, after a long illness. Bob was born on May 26, 1932, in Hagerstown, Md. He was the son of the late Elta Showman Warrenfeltz and the late Jacob O. Warrenfeltz. He was a 1951 graduate of Hagerstown High School. Bob is survived by his wife of 22 years, Patricia D. Warrenfeltz. In addition to his wife, he is survived by children, Sherry L. Wolfe and husband, Harold, of New Market, Md., Dennis A. Warrenfeltz and wife, Debbie, of Virginia, stepchildren, Kathleen Hertzberg and husband, Gary, of Walkersville, Md., and Susan Martin and husband, Ron, of Walkersville; grandchildren, Chad Via and wife, Judy, of Frederick, Md., Douglas Via of Frederick, Ray Wolfe of New Market, Justin Warrenfeltz of St. Mary's City, Md., Jacob Martin of Walkersville, Christopher Martin of Walkersville, and Karlie Hertzberg of Walkersville; and great-grandchildren, Rebecca and Brittney Via, of Frederick.
May 30, 2011
Northrop Grumman Corp. has announced the 24 winners of its ninth annual Engineering Scholars program, which will provide a total of $240,000 in college scholarships this fall to high school seniors across Maryland interested in studying engineering or STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) related fields. Suzanne Reed of Smithsburg High School and Jacob Alvarez of Walkersville (Md.) High School were among the winners from this area. The students from 23 Maryland counties and the city of Baltimore will receive merit-based scholarships of $10,000, payable in $2,500 installments over four years.
January 8, 2011
JAN. 21, 1932-JAN. 7, 2011 WALKERSVILLE, Md. – Mrs. Betty J. Sell, 78, of Walkersville, Md., passed away Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of Edward G. Sell, who died Sept. 15, 2002. They had been married 53 years. Born Jan. 21, 1932, in Carroll County, Md., she was the daughter of the late J. William and Hazel B. Stambaugh. She was a longtime member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, formerly serving on the council, was a Luther League adviser and choir member.