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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | June 7, 2000
It was a night of impressive firsts at Rosedale Gardens last night where the new promotional team of Keith French and Jake Smith drew a sellout crowd of 650 to their initial professional boxing show, highlighted by the spectacular knockout debuts of local heavyweight Russ Shiflett and Silver Spring junior middleweight Jorge Arementa. It was easy to overlook unbeaten Maryland lightweight Lamont Pearson's cakewalk over Jay Cantu (14-4), of San Antonio, in the scheduled eight-round main event.
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By Heather Dewar and Heather Dewar,SUN STAFF | December 14, 2003
Charles B. Clark Sr., a historian, author and college professor with a lifelong devotion to the sport of lacrosse, died Thursday at the Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care in Towson of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 90. Dr. Clark was born in Ellicott City and spent the last 20 years of his life there after an academic, military and sporting career that took him from the Eastern Shore to the South Pacific and back. He was chairman of the history departments at Washington College and at the former Salisbury State College, and he coached winning lacrosse teams at both schools.
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,SUN STAFF | January 29, 1999
The fighting Fields brothers of Washington kept their unbeaten streaks intact in impressive fashion before a sellout crowd of 1,500 at Michael's Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie last night.Anthony Fields (11-0) had a tougher time of it against durable Anthony Perry, of Virginia Beach, before stopping him at 2: 06 of the sixth round of their junior middleweight feature bout.Fields landed lightning combinations almost at will before flooring Perry (8-6-2) with a straight left followed by three solid punches in the fifth round.
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | July 13, 2000
Isra Girgrah is pretty, personable and provocative. She can also punch. The International Boxing Federation lightweight champion from Hyattsville impressed a crowd of 2,500 with her consummate boxing skills in winning a unanimous six-round decision over gritty Melinda Robinson of Austin, Texas, in a non-title bout at Martin's West in Woodlawn last night. All three judges gave Girgrah (13-3-2) perfect 60-54 scores as she pummeled the taller Texan from the opening bell with a variety of punches, featuring a head-jarring uppercut.
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,SUN STAFF | June 13, 1997
Irish Joe Hughes is his own worst critic.After the unbeaten middleweight from Yonkers, N.Y., used a lightning three-punch combination to stop Tyrone Dillard (5-8-1) of Philadelphia at 1: 59 of the fourth round at Martin's West last night, Hughes critiqued himself."I'm satisfied with the win," he said after his eighth straight victory, seven of them in Baltimore. "But I know I can do a whole lot better. I should have been in control from the first round. He was retreating, and I was lunging too much."
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | July 13, 2000
Isra Girgrah is pretty, personable and provocative. She can also punch. The International Boxing Federation lightweight champion from Hyattsville impressed a crowd of 2,500 with her consummate boxing skills in winning a unanimous six-round decision over gritty Melinda Robinson of Austin, Texas, in a non-title bout at Martin's West in Woodlawn last night. All three judges gave Girgrah (13-3-2) perfect 60-54 scores as she pummeled the taller Texan from the opening bell with a variety of punches, featuring a head-jarring uppercut.
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,SUN STAFF | September 24, 1999
Boxer William Joppy has never been knocked out in the ring, but he knows what it's like to be knocked unconscious for longer than the 10-count."I was out of it for like 15 seconds," said Joppy, recalling a car accident in January, during which he suffered a severe neck injury."
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By Heather Dewar and Heather Dewar,SUN STAFF | December 14, 2003
Charles B. Clark Sr., a historian, author and college professor with a lifelong devotion to the sport of lacrosse, died Thursday at the Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care in Towson of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 90. Dr. Clark was born in Ellicott City and spent the last 20 years of his life there after an academic, military and sporting career that took him from the Eastern Shore to the South Pacific and back. He was chairman of the history departments at Washington College and at the former Salisbury State College, and he coached winning lacrosse teams at both schools.
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June 29, 2006
On June 22, 2006, CHARLES RAYMOND CLARK, born June 3, 1926, loving husband, father, grandfather and companion. Services at Bradshaw Funeral Home, 306 W. Main St., Crisfield, MD (21817) 1 P.M. June 30, 2006. In lieu of flowers please send donations to the American Cancer Society.
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February 22, 2008
Peacefully on February 19, 2008, CATHERINE "Sis" ELIZABETH YOUNG (nee Clark); beloved wife of the late William Noble Young, Sr.; loving mother of William Noble Young, Jr., and his wife Karen and Barbara Bennett (nee Young) and her husband William M.; cherished grandmother of William Robert Young and his wife Virginia, and Kristen Elizabeth Bennett; dear sister of William Charles Clark and the late George, Edward and her twin, Albert Clark. Also survived by many loving family members and friends.
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | June 7, 2000
It was a night of impressive firsts at Rosedale Gardens last night where the new promotional team of Keith French and Jake Smith drew a sellout crowd of 650 to their initial professional boxing show, highlighted by the spectacular knockout debuts of local heavyweight Russ Shiflett and Silver Spring junior middleweight Jorge Arementa. It was easy to overlook unbeaten Maryland lightweight Lamont Pearson's cakewalk over Jay Cantu (14-4), of San Antonio, in the scheduled eight-round main event.
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,SUN STAFF | September 24, 1999
Boxer William Joppy has never been knocked out in the ring, but he knows what it's like to be knocked unconscious for longer than the 10-count."I was out of it for like 15 seconds," said Joppy, recalling a car accident in January, during which he suffered a severe neck injury."
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,SUN STAFF | January 29, 1999
The fighting Fields brothers of Washington kept their unbeaten streaks intact in impressive fashion before a sellout crowd of 1,500 at Michael's Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie last night.Anthony Fields (11-0) had a tougher time of it against durable Anthony Perry, of Virginia Beach, before stopping him at 2: 06 of the sixth round of their junior middleweight feature bout.Fields landed lightning combinations almost at will before flooring Perry (8-6-2) with a straight left followed by three solid punches in the fifth round.
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,SUN STAFF | June 13, 1997
Irish Joe Hughes is his own worst critic.After the unbeaten middleweight from Yonkers, N.Y., used a lightning three-punch combination to stop Tyrone Dillard (5-8-1) of Philadelphia at 1: 59 of the fourth round at Martin's West last night, Hughes critiqued himself."I'm satisfied with the win," he said after his eighth straight victory, seven of them in Baltimore. "But I know I can do a whole lot better. I should have been in control from the first round. He was retreating, and I was lunging too much."
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June 17, 2003
On June 14, 2003 EDWIN C. CLARK, of Linthicum, devoted husband of Virginia I. Clark, beloved brother of Mildred A. Burton, Charles H. Clark, Dorothy M. Booth, William C. Clark and the late John W. Clark. The family will receive visitors at the Singleton Funeral Home P.A., 1 Second Avenue, S.W., (at Crain Hwy) Glen Burnie from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. on Tuesday. The funeral ceremony will be held on Wednesday at 1:00 P.M. in the funeral home chapel. Interment Glen Haven Memorial Park.
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December 13, 2003
On December 11, 2003 CHARLES BRANCH CLARK, SR. of Howard County, beloved husband of Becky Jane (nee Belding) Clark; loving father of Adelaide Clark Schoenhut, Charles B. Clark, Jr., Mary Eileen Blount and Paul Thomas Clark; brother of Mary Dorsey Clark, Desiree Branch Clark, Betsey Clark Caldwell and the late Louis Dorsey Clark, Henry Branch Clark, James Thaddeus Clark, Millicent Clark Hammond, Marian Clark Howard, Nathan Jarvis Clark and Basil Crawford Clark;...
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