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From Sun news services | April 18, 2013
Towson Catholic alumnus Donte Greene, a free-agent small forward Donte Greene, signed a two-year, nonguaranteed contract with the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday. He'll be eligible for the postseason. Greene, 6 feet 11, has career NBA averages of 6.1 points, 2.4 rebounds and 0.6 of an assist in 16.8 minutes in 253 games (82 starts) over four seasons (2008-2012) with the Sacramento Kings. His field-goal percentage is .406. Greene, 25, hasn't played in the league since suffering a fractured ankle during an offseason workout Aug. 25. He recently played one game in Puerto Rico for Atleticos de San German of the Baloncesto Superior Nacional (BSN)
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Sports Digest | May 23, 2014
College baseball Wade helps Terps win ACC tourney opener Maryland first baseman LaMonte Wade (St. Paul's) hit two solo home runs and catcher Kevin Martir and center fielder Charlie White each added one to help the sixth-seeded Terps edge No. 3 seed Virginia, 7-6, in their Atlantic Coast Conference tournament pool-play opener Thursday in Greensboro, N.C. The Terps (35-19) had eight hits, six for extra bases, to win their school-record 35th game of the season.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | December 9, 2013
Craig Cornish Jr. knows former U.S. President Martin Van Buren's first language was Dutch, not English. It might seem like a useless bit of historical trivia to some, but the factoid netted Cornish $1,400 on "Jeopardy" and capped off the Morgan State alumnus' second straight win on the popular game show Monday night. The 2013 graduate from Welcome, in Charles County, now attends Princeton for graduate school, Southern Maryland Newspapers reported. Cornish will be back on the show Tuesday at 7 p.m. to defend his streak, which has earned him $46,800 as of the end of Monday's episode.
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By Don Markus and The Baltimore Sun | March 28, 2014
Most college basketball coaches would not have survived the string of losing seasons Coppin State's Ron “Fang” Mitchell had over the last decade of his career. Then again, most coaches had not accomplished nearly as much as Mitchell did in taking the little North Avenue school to national acclaim. Mitchell's 28-year tenure at Coppin State - after legendary Mount St. Mary's coach Jim Phelan, the longest ever among men's basketball coaches at Division I schools in Maryland - ended Friday when his contract was not renewed.
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | March 11, 1999
Perry Hall assistant football coach Robert Hruz, a 1991 alumnus, has been named the school's new varsity coach. He replaces Joe Stoy, who retired after last season. Hruz, an assistant coach at Perry Hall for seven years, worked as defensive coordinator the last two years. The Towson University graduate was a fullback and linebacker for the Gators when they won the 1988-89 Class 3A-4A Baltimore County championship. Pub Date: 3/11/99
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By Kris Antonelli and Kris Antonelli,SUN STAFF | February 24, 1999
A state delegate has withdrawn proposed legislation that would require the presence of an alumnus on the Anne Arundel Community College board of trustees after the board president promised to meet with him to consider ways it can be done.Democratic Del. David G. Boschert said he introduced the legislation in January because there is "untapped" talent among alumni that should be represented on the eight-member board of trustees. He wants to create a ninth seat for an alumnus or to reserve one of the current seats for alumni.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,fred.rasmussen@baltsun.com | October 31, 2009
Paul Schenker, a retired Baltimore surgeon who had been the oldest alumnus of the University of Maryland School of Medicine and City College, died Monday of heart failure at Sinai Hospital. He was 106. He was born in Baltimore, the son of Russian immigrants. His father was a tailor and his mother was a homemaker, and he was raised in the 1900 block of E. Pratt St. As a youngster, he sold newspapers on street corners. "He remembered selling newspapers the day the Titanic went down," said a daughter, Donna M. Shapiro of Pikesville.
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April 25, 2004
Maryland real estate agent and McDaniel College alumnus Robert E. Warfield was recently named to the college's board of trustees. He joins the 42-member board led by Chairman James I. Melhorn and newly elected Vice Chairman Martin K.P. Hill. Melhorn is president and chief executive of EMA Inc. of Eldersburg, and Hill is president of Woodhaven Building & Development Inc. of Manchester. Warfield is a certified residential broker with more than 30 years' experience in sales, management and real estate.
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October 27, 2011
Woodlawn High School alumnus Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Johnathan York completed the nuclear power training unit course in Ballston Spa, N.Y. Catonsville resident Jeffrey Winns is his father.
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October 20, 2012
Air Force Airman Joshua Gahm completed basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. A graduate of South Carroll High School, he is the son of Steven Gahm, who resides in Woodbine. Army Pvt. Kevin Lowman completed basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. A 2009 alumnus of South Carroll High School, he is the son of Scott Lowman, of Woodbine, and Molinda McDonald, of Frederick.
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From Sun staff reports | February 23, 2014
With a second-place finish Saturday in the all-around at the Winter Cup Challenge, gymnast Donnell Whittenburg of Baltimore earned a spot on the United States men's senior national team. Competing inside the Riviera Hotel & Casino's Royale Pavilion in Las Vegas, Whittenburg, 19, opened his competition with a double-twisting double dismount on the still rings, one of six events in which he finished among the top 10. He finished second on rings, a meet best, scoring a 30.750. Whittenburg, an Edgewood alumnus, placed sixth in floor exercise with a 29.950, fourth in vault with a 30.050, seventh in parallel bars with a 29.100 and 10th in high bar with a 28.100.
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Sports Digest | January 15, 2014
Lacrosse Bayhawks make trade to bring Peyser home The Chesapeake Bayhawks acquired Major League Lacrosse standout and former Johns Hopkins midfielder Stephen Peyser on Tuesday in a trade with the Ohio Machine. The Machine will receive the Bayhawks' 2015 second-round college draft pick as well as their 2015 first-round supplemental draft pick. Peyser, a six-year veteran in the league, has played in a total of 70 games, scoring 103 goals and assisting on 18. Peyser, 6 feet 2, played 13 games for the New York Lizards, scoring 13 goals and adding two assists.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | January 5, 2014
Raj Suri always wanted to play baseball, but he was cut repeatedly from the Centennial High School team, so he tried acting instead. That decision might be about to pay off big time. The Ellicott City native spent $300 and several hours filming with his friend, director Ryan Anderson, to make a commercial that has been chosen as a finalist for Doritos' annual $1 million Super Bowl advertising contest. Now working as a software engineer in Arizona, Suri, 39, also produces and acts in commercials and the occasional movie.
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December 13, 2013
Former Georgetown forward Greg Whittington (Oakland Mills) intends to transfer and has set his first visit to Rutgers for this weekend. "I'm definitely looking to continue my career at another school," Whittington, who attended Oakland Mills, told ESPN. The 6-foot-8 forward, who was dismissed from the Hoyas late last month, told ESPN he has also heard from Memphis, Nebraska and South Carolina. There is a tie with both Memphis and Nebraska - both programs have former Georgetown assistants on staff.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | December 9, 2013
Craig Cornish Jr. knows former U.S. President Martin Van Buren's first language was Dutch, not English. It might seem like a useless bit of historical trivia to some, but the factoid netted Cornish $1,400 on "Jeopardy" and capped off the Morgan State alumnus' second straight win on the popular game show Monday night. The 2013 graduate from Welcome, in Charles County, now attends Princeton for graduate school, Southern Maryland Newspapers reported. Cornish will be back on the show Tuesday at 7 p.m. to defend his streak, which has earned him $46,800 as of the end of Monday's episode.
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By Eric Meany, The Baltimore Sun | November 9, 2013
Maryland alumnus Justin Benedik enjoyed a successful trip to the recently completed 12th World Wushu Championships in Malaysia, finishing fourth in compulsory changquan (long fist), 15th in gun shu (staff) and 32nd in dao shu (broadsword) last weekend. It was the first appearance in the world championships for Benedik, 27, who competed despite being hampered by a stress fracture in his sacroiliac joint and a sports hernia. "The competition was a great experience," Benedik said.
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July 1, 2000
Quote: "I don't think I can come in and just carry the Yankees. But I definitely feel I can come in and help the team." - newest Yankee David Justice It's a fact: Ricky Ledee is the 18th position player used by the Indians. Who's hot: Maryland alumnus Eric Milton of the Twins was 4-1 in June. Who's not: The Red Sox have allowed a home run in 15 straight games. On deck: Paxton Crawford will start in Pedro Martinez's spot today.
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