October 18, 2011
Monday, Oct. 17, 2011 PREP VOLLEYBALL THURMONT, Md. - Stacey Christy had 14 kills and five blocks, Sam Kelly had 10 kills and 24 digs and Summer Neff had 20 assists as Williamsport remained unbeaten with its 25-17, 27-25, 25-15 sweep of Catoctin in an MVAL Antietam match on Monday. Ariah Giles had eight kills and two blocks, Haley Wolff and Courtney Malott had five blocks each and Emily Taylor had 17 assists for the Wildcats (12-0, 6-0). JV: Williamsport, 2-0. Southern Fulton 3, Hancock 1 WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - Whitney Ritz had 11 service points, two aces, six kills and four blocks to lead Southern Fulton in a 16-25, 25-22, 25-21, 25-14 victory over Hancock.
December 20, 2011
South Hagerstown's defensive prowess made the Williamsport offense wilt like it was the heat of the summer without any water. In the first meeting between last season's MVAL Antietam Conference co-champions, South tortured the Wildcats and came away with a 57-36 victory. South (4-2, 3-0) picked up its level of play after a sloppy first quarter while Williamsport (1-4, 0-3) couldn't find anything to uncover the lid on the basket. The Wildcats hit only 4 of 22 shots in the first 16 minutes of play and finished 14 of 43 shooting for 33 percent.
June 29, 2011
This weekend, a whirlwind of toe-tapping music will descend upon the Springfield Farm Barn. Country, bluegrass and indie-folk artists will take the stage during the first River City BarnFest. There will even be some “quirky, Southern boy-type of music,” said Tearza Knode, event organizer. The River City BarnFest will be held Friday, July 1, through Sunday, July 3, at the Springfield Farm Barn in Williamsport. The event kicks off Friday evening at 5 p.m. with the Davisson Brothers band, a group that played at last year’s Fourth of July celebration in Williamsport, said Knode.
June 10, 2011
This is the 187th in a series of articles about the historical and architectural treasures of Washington County. Snugged into a copse of old trees and surrounded by massive boxwood, the handsome brick house stands back from Potomac Street/U.S. 11 on the outskirts of Williamsport. In 1843, Isaac Motter, a farmer, purchased 101.75 acres of land from the estate of Edward G. Williams for $5,087.50. This parcel, parts of land patents named "Leeds," "Number Seven" and "Dear Bargain," was situated at the edge of Williamsport on the north side of the turnpike to Hagerstown and across the road from Springfield Farm.
April 6, 2011
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 PREP SOFTBALL CLEAR SPRING — Amber Forrest’s double in the sixth inning scored Heather Schlotterbeck with the winning run after Schlotterbeck reached base on an error, and Clear Spring beat Williamsport 3-2 in an MVAL Antietam game Wednesday despite being two-hit by Wildcats pitcher Ariah Giles. The Blazers (3-2, 1-2) took a 2-0 lead in the third inning. Brooklyn Drury doubled and scored on a throwing error that allowed Sarah Blickenstaff to reach base.
July 10, 2012
Following the Battle of Gettysburg in July of 1863, the Confederate Army retreated through Williamsport. This weekend, the Town of Williamsport and the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Park Service will host the 149th anniversary of the Retreat through Williamsport. The event kicks off Friday at 7 p.m. at Springfield Barn with the showing of videos produced by Springfield Middle School students as part of the Journey Through Hallowed Ground, Of the Student, By the Student, For the Student Program.
October 28, 2012
For Williamsport High School students, Widmyer Driving School will hold a driver's education class at Springfield Middle school starting Monday, Dec. 10. The class will meet after school for 10 days from 3:45 to 6:45 p.m. For more information, call 301-791-7676 or go to www.widmyer.com .
January 2, 2013
North Hagerstown's girls basketball team used a 21-5 third-quarter rally and then held off a fourth-quarter comeback attempt by Williamsport for a 49-45 MVAL Antietam victory. The Hubs rallied from from a 23-18 halftime deficit to build a 39-28 lead before having to hold on to claim the win. “We played well for most of the game,” North Hagerstown coach Cyndi Miller said. “We had a lot of people step up. We just put our press in yesterday and we did a good job of executing it tonight.
April 7, 2011
Electrical service to the McDonald's restaurant on U.S. 11 was disrupted Thursday morning due to an underground cable failure. The cable was repaired and power was fully restored by 11:30 a.m.
June 18, 2011
The Williamsport Wildcats baseball team came from out of nowhere in 2011. But that should have not been a major surprise, considering the new man on the block calling the shots. With a Williamsport baseball background, David Warrenfeltz took over the program and immediately put the Wildcats back on the map, sharing an MVAL Antietam Conference championship and reaching the Maryland Class 1A state semifinals. For his efforts, Warrenfeltz is the 2011 Herald-Mail Washington County Coach of the Year.