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October 29, 1991

Donovan gets pacemaker, is stable

Surgeons at Johns Hopkins Hospital implanted a pacemaker in NFL Hall of Famer Art Donovan yesterday.

Donovan was in stable condition.

"The operation went very well and he has an excellent prognosis," said cardiac surgeon Levi Watkins, who performed the procedure.

Pro basketball

Orlando Woolridge scored nine of his 19 points in the fourth quarter, and the Detroit Pistons (4-4) finished their preseason with a 113-98 victory over the Washington Bullets (0-8) at Auburn Hills, Mich.

College basketball

Maryland seniors Mary Barnes, Dafne Lee (Walbrook) and Sue Panek have been named captains of the Terps' women's basketball team by coach Chris Weller.


Jane Sleeper of Chesapeake City came in second in the United States Olympic selection process in the Fair Hill International Three-Day Event over the weekend.

Semipro football

The Washington Stonewalls (10-0) defeated the Baltimore Bears, 26-7, in the teams' final Mason-Dixon League regular-season game Saturday. The Bears (9-3), who finished second in the Northern Division, will play the Peninsula Posedon (9-1) in Newport News, Va., in the Mason-Dixon League playoffs.


Head professionals Mike McGinnis of Holly Hills Country Club and Larry Ringer of Prince George's CC combined for 14 birdies and a runaway victory in the annual two-man scramble championship of the Middle Atlantic PGA's Northern and Central Chapters at Wakefield Valley GC in Westminster.

The pair shot 8-under-par 64 for the back nine-new nine (White and Gold) to lead by two strokes, then blitzed the remainder of the 48-team field with a 6-under-par 30 on the front (Green) nine to win by six strokes.

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