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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | September 16, 1998
Clark MacKenzie stormed past two opponents yesterday to reach the quarterfinals of the U.S. Senior Amateur championship for the second time in three years at Skokie Country Club in Glencoe, Ill.MacKenzie, 57, from Cockeysville and the Green Spring Valley Hunt Club, defeated Donald Dupske, of Kirkwood, Mo., 4 and 3, and Todd Lusk, of Baton Rouge, La., 2 and 1.Pub Date: 9/16/98
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Sports Digest | July 25, 2013
Pro soccer United, D.C. reach pact on new $300M stadium D.C. United executives and Washington officials have reached a preliminary $300 million deal to build a 20,000-seat stadium for the team on Buzzard Point in Southwest Washington. The agreement, team and city leaders said, could end a decade-long search by the Major League Soccer franchise for a new venue that would allow it to leave RFK Stadium, where D.C. United has played since its founding in 1996 but where its investors say the team loses money every year.
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By SPECIAL TO THE SUN | September 14, 1999
HAYMARKET, Va. -- Dave King of Sterling, Va., continued a summer-long stretch of outstanding play when he posted a 1-over-par 73 at Evergreen Country Club, and collected the qualifying medal in sectional competition for the U.S. Senior Amateur championship yesterday.King, 58, the reigning Maryland State and Northern Virginia Senior titlist, led a field of 43 starters with 35-3873 against a par of 36-3672 for the 6,645-yard course some 20 miles south of Leesburg.With four places available for the championship, to be played Oct. 2-7 in Portland, Ore., Jamie Gough of Fairfax, Va., and James Kite of Wolftown, Va., earned two of them with 74s.George Sampson of Bowie got the other when he birdied the first extra hole (No. 10)
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Sports Digest | August 15, 2012
Et cetera Hutsell tied for lead at MAPGA Pro tourney David Hutsell , PGA director of instruction at The Elkridge Club, and Chip Sullivan of Troutville, Va., are tied for the lead at 6-under-par 137 in the Middle Atlantic PGA Professional Championship at Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Va. Wayne DeFrancesco of Columbia is at 4-under. The field of 162 slims down to 70 for today's final round on the River course. The top 11 players and three exempt players - including Hutsell and DeFrancesco - will advance to play in the PGA Professional National Championship in June at Sunriver (Ore.)
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By From Staff Reports | August 12, 1992
SILVER SPRING -- Tom Iredell battled a rain delay to shoot a 5-under-par 65 for a 36-hole total of 138 over his home course, Indian Spring Country Club, to easily capture the medal in sectional qualifying for the U.S. Amateur championship yesterday."
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By SPECIAL TO THE SUN | July 29, 1999
Chad Perman of Hunt Valley shot a second-round 35-34--69 yesterday, and his 36-hole total of 143 was enough to place him into this morning's first round of match play at the 52nd U.S. Junior Amateur championship at the Country Club of York, Pa."I hit some really good shots close," said Perman, 17, of a three-birdie round during which he missed only two fairways. "I'm happy with the round, but it comes down to putting, and I'll have to improve."He will start against Dillon Dougherty of Woodland, Calif.
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By John W. Stewart and John W. Stewart,SUN STAFF | June 19, 1998
Lack of knowledge about the back nine of Baltimore Country Club's East Course did not seem to bother Keith Unikel yesterday.Seeing most of that portion of the course for the first time, the University of Maryland junior shot 2-under-par 33 to complete a 2-under 68 and win the qualifying medal in the 77th annual men's amateur championship of the Maryland State Golf Association.Three others -- Kirk Lombardi, Pat Tallent and Jeff Graf -- had 69s to better par of 35-3570 on the rolling 6,681-yard layout.
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By From Sun staff and news services | July 22, 2009
WNBA Turnovers doom Mystics in 82-70 loss to Fever Tamika Catchings scored a season-high 28 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and was 14-for-14 from the free-throw line as the Eastern Conference-leading Indiana Fever defeated the host Washington Mystics, 82-70, on Tuesday night. Catchings also had three steals as the Fever (12-3) used its pressure defense to force the Mystics into committing 20 turnovers and turn a five-point, fourth-quarter lead into its seventh double-digit win of the year.
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By GEORGE TAYLOR | July 30, 1993
20 years later, Swartz is back in swingPiney Branch's Howard Swartz never will know how many golf laurels he passed up.It was almost 20 years ago that Swartz drastically reduced his tournament schedule to switch his priorities to family activities. This summer, however, Swartz launched a mild comeback, and, judging by the results, it was as if he never had left the tournament scene.In the past two weeks, Swartz, 45, has won his club's stroke-play championship and was runner-up in the Baltimore Amateur Championship.
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By James H. Jackson and James H. Jackson,Staff Writer | July 24, 1992
ROCKVILLE -- Jane Fitzgerald, unattached, and Bonnie Fry, from Maryland Golf & Country Club, both won two matches yesterday at Norbeck Country Club to move into today's championship match in the Maryland State Golf Association Women's Amateur championship.Fitzgerald, the top seed, had to scramble to beat Stephanie Kell of Country Club of Maryland, 2 and 1, in the morning quarterfinals. In the semifinals she dispatched Katie O'Neill, also from CC of Maryland, 6 and 5.Fry, who is 7 1/2 months pregnant, edged Sharon Pusin of Suburban, 2 and 1, in the quarterfinals and beat Pam Soliman, a sophomore at Duke who plays out of Towson Golf & Country Club, 4 and 3.The tournament concludes today, beginning at 8:30 a.m. The championship match is scheduled to tee off at 9:18 a.m.In the semifinal, O'Neill went 1-up after two holes.
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Sports Digest | June 11, 2012
Et cetera Alexander, Kessler win EagleMan Triathlon in Cambridge Reigning Ironman world champion Craig "Crowie" Alexander , 39, of Caringbah, Australia, won the men's division of the 16th annual EnduraFit Ironman 70.3 EagleMan Triathlon on Sunday in Cambridge, Md., with a time of 3 hours, 44minutes, 57 seconds, overtaking 2011 champion T.J. Tollakson , who finished third. More than 2,400 endurance athletes from 37 states and 14 countries participated in the 70.3-mile race, which had a $50,000 purse and consisted of a 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike and 13.1-mile run. Meredith Kessler , 34, of San Francisco was the women's champion with a time of 4:12:40, defeating Mirinda Carfrae , last year's champion, who dropped out of the race during the bike portion because of illness.
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By Sports Digest | August 3, 2010
US Lacrosse Thirteen from Md. selected to women's national team In preparation for the 2013 Federation of International Lacrosse World Cup, US Lacrosse on Monday announced its 36-player women's national team, which includes 13 players from Maryland. Georgetown coach Ricky Fried , who will serve as coach for the national team, said selecting the team was more difficult than ever. "This was the most competitive tryout I've ever been a part of," he said in a news release.
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By From Sun staff and news services | July 22, 2009
WNBA Turnovers doom Mystics in 82-70 loss to Fever Tamika Catchings scored a season-high 28 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and was 14-for-14 from the free-throw line as the Eastern Conference-leading Indiana Fever defeated the host Washington Mystics, 82-70, on Tuesday night. Catchings also had three steals as the Fever (12-3) used its pressure defense to force the Mystics into committing 20 turnovers and turn a five-point, fourth-quarter lead into its seventh double-digit win of the year.
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By SPECIAL TO THE SUN | June 30, 2001
John Rudolph shot a 3-under-par 68 to take a two-stroke lead after the first round of the annual Maryland Amateur Stroke Play championship at Mount Pleasant Golf Course yesterday. Rudolph, who plays out of Geneva Farms in Street, dominated the 150-player field, as he had no 5s on his card (he birdied the two par 5s, No. 1 and No. 10), and closed with a birdie at the 18th to complete a bogey-free round that was as hot as the weather over the 6,726-yard course. Paul Steinhardt had all four of his birdies on the front nine in shooting 70, while Jim Winner turned in a 1-under 35, then had two birdies and two bogeys on the back nine to tie him at 70. Four players tied at 71, including Joe Records, who birdied the seventh, eighth and ninth holes, then gave them back for 71, and Tim Dilli, who hit a ball out of bounds at the 14th, then finished with four successive 3s (three of them birdies)
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By SPECIAL TO THE SUN | September 14, 1999
HAYMARKET, Va. -- Dave King of Sterling, Va., continued a summer-long stretch of outstanding play when he posted a 1-over-par 73 at Evergreen Country Club, and collected the qualifying medal in sectional competition for the U.S. Senior Amateur championship yesterday.King, 58, the reigning Maryland State and Northern Virginia Senior titlist, led a field of 43 starters with 35-3873 against a par of 36-3672 for the 6,645-yard course some 20 miles south of Leesburg.With four places available for the championship, to be played Oct. 2-7 in Portland, Ore., Jamie Gough of Fairfax, Va., and James Kite of Wolftown, Va., earned two of them with 74s.George Sampson of Bowie got the other when he birdied the first extra hole (No. 10)
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By SPECIAL TO THE SUN | July 29, 1999
Chad Perman of Hunt Valley shot a second-round 35-34--69 yesterday, and his 36-hole total of 143 was enough to place him into this morning's first round of match play at the 52nd U.S. Junior Amateur championship at the Country Club of York, Pa."I hit some really good shots close," said Perman, 17, of a three-birdie round during which he missed only two fairways. "I'm happy with the round, but it comes down to putting, and I'll have to improve."He will start against Dillon Dougherty of Woodland, Calif.
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By John W. Stewart and John W. Stewart,Sun Staff Writer | August 27, 1995
NEWPORT, R.I. -- When the 15th U.S. Mid-Amateur championship unfolds Sept. 16-21, at Caves Valley Golf Club and Woodholme Country Club, 263 players will be after a crown currently worn by Tim Jackson, of Germantown, Tenn.Jackson, 36, citing his chipping and putting as the keys to his success, advanced to yesterday's quarterfinals before losing at the Centennial U.S. Amateur championship at Newport CC.For the Mid-Amateur, a total of 59 sectional qualifying events will reduce an original record entry of 3,885 to the championship field.
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By GEORGE TAYLOR | June 6, 1993
It was something a young tournament golfer may never forget.Carroll County's Michael Wah, 22, had a horrendous start on his attempt to qualify for the Maryland State Amateur Championship at Norbeck Country Club.He possibly could have lived with a bogey, or even a double bogey, but with a triple, all his nerve and composure were called upon to move on to the second hole.The humbling start caused Wah to miss the qualifying cut by a stroke. Last year, the Union Bridge resident had made it through qualifying for the National Amateur in Ohio.
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | September 16, 1998
Clark MacKenzie stormed past two opponents yesterday to reach the quarterfinals of the U.S. Senior Amateur championship for the second time in three years at Skokie Country Club in Glencoe, Ill.MacKenzie, 57, from Cockeysville and the Green Spring Valley Hunt Club, defeated Donald Dupske, of Kirkwood, Mo., 4 and 3, and Todd Lusk, of Baton Rouge, La., 2 and 1.Pub Date: 9/16/98
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