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By Cody Goodwin and The Baltimore Sun | July 10, 2014
When Ebony Johnson learned that she and her softball team would spend MLB All-Star Week in Minneapolis, she admitted to being a little more excited than her players. "They're just 11 and 12 years old," she said. "So many of them haven't left the city. Some of them haven't left the state. Some of them have never flown before. But they are very excited about it. " Johnson coaches the 12-and-under softball team affiliated with the Orioles' Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities program, a youth outreach initiative that promotes interest in baseball.
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June 2, 2008
French Open Noon [ESPN2] Let's cheer on Robby Ginepri, America's last hope. Unless you count Maria Sharapova, who sure doesn't sound Russian to Mr. Flip. Stanley Cup Finals Penguins@Red Wings 8 p.m. [CHS. 11, 4] This could be the last NHL game on television for at least three weeks, so don't miss it. College softball NCAA finals: Game 1 8 p.m. [ESPN2] Mr. Flip doesn't understand why nobody is wearing caps instead of those visors. You women want to look like ballplayers or what?
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Sports Digest | May 10, 2014
Colleges Towson loses CAA softball championship game, 4-0 Towson's women's softball season ended with a 4-0 loss to host James Madison (44-13) in the Colonial Athletic Association championship game Friday. The top-seeded Dukes won their second CAA title. The fourth-seeded Tigers finished the season 29-25. More college softball: Coppin State (13-27) fell, 5-2, to Delaware State (34-16) in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament elimination game in Ormond Beach, Fla. ... UMBC fell to Binghamton, 2-1, on a walk-off home run in the seventh inning of an America East tournament elimination game.
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By Sports Digest | February 25, 2010
The Washington Wizards signed forward Mike Harris to a 10-day contract after losing Josh Howard for the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. Harris, 6 feet 6, was averaging 26.3 points and 9.8 rebounds in 28 games for Rio Grande Valley in the NBA Development League. Women's college soccer: George Mason announced that goalkeeper Lyndse Hokanson (South River), a two-year member of the U.S. Region I Olympic Developmental Team, has signed a letter of intent.
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By Sports Digest | March 23, 2010
The Houston Astros reassigned right-handed pitcher Josh Banks (Severna Park) to minor league camp. Banks, 27, who had been invited to major league camp as a nonroster player, has appeared in 26 big league games, including eight starts, with the Toronto Blue Jays and San Diego Padres, with whom he was 1-1 with a 7.15 ERA last year. MLS: D.C. United signed Academy midfielder-forward Andy Najar to a Generation adidas contract to join the first team. Najar, 17, a native of Honduras, is the second player to sign with the first team directly from United's Academy.
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Sports Digest | May 10, 2014
Colleges Towson loses CAA softball championship game, 4-0 Towson's women's softball season ended with a 4-0 loss to host James Madison (44-13) in the Colonial Athletic Association championship game Friday. The top-seeded Dukes won their second CAA title. The fourth-seeded Tigers finished the season 29-25. More college softball: Coppin State (13-27) fell, 5-2, to Delaware State (34-16) in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament elimination game in Ormond Beach, Fla. ... UMBC fell to Binghamton, 2-1, on a walk-off home run in the seventh inning of an America East tournament elimination game.
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By Sports Digest | March 12, 2010
The Washington College women's lacrosse team (2-1) scored the final eight goals of the game to win, 12-7, over host Virginia Wesleyan (2-3) on Thursday. Kalli Parrish (McDonogh) had four goals and an assist for the Shorewomen. ... Katie Wallis had five goals as visiting Mary Washington (4-1, 2-0 Capital Athletic Conference) won, 21-6, over Hood (2-4, 0-3). College football: Former Navy defensive back Chet Moeller (1973-1975) is one of 77 players on the Football Bowl Subdivision ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, and ex-Midshipmen coach Wayne Hardin (1959 to 1964)
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By Sports Digest | March 29, 2010
J.R. Cipra broke a tie with a 40-yard field goal with 4:09 remaining and added one point by splitting the uprights on the ensuing kickoff and the Mariners used a last-minute goal-line stand to defeat the visiting Richmond Raiders, 49-45, and improve their American Indoor Football Association record to 4-0. Mariners defenders Adam Goloboski (Hereford) and Fearon Wright stopped a sneak by Robbie Jenkins with 54 seconds to go on fourth down and inches away from the end zone.
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By Sports Digest | April 8, 2011
Et cetera Top draft pick Harper has RBI single in first pro at-bat Bryce Harper hit an RBI single in his first professional at-bat, a nifty start in Class A for the overall No. 1 draft pick last summer by the Washington Nationals. The 18-year-old Harper singled to shallow center field on a full-count offspeed pitch in the first for the Hagerstown Suns in their South Atlantic League game against the host Rome Braves. The power-hitting prospect then stole his first base.
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Sports Digest | February 11, 2014
Men's College Basketball UMBC's Elliott garners school-record fifth weekly rookie honor UMBC freshman guard Rodney Elliott (John Carroll) was named America East Conference Rookie of the Week for the fifth time this season, a school record. Elliott surpassed Chauncey Gilliam , who earned four league first-year accolades in the 2009-10 season. Elliot tied his season high with 26 points against UMass Lowell on Saturday. He also led the Retrievers with 21 points in a victory over New Hampshire three days earlier.
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Sports Digest | May 9, 2013
Lacrosse US Lacrosse Convention will be here in 2015-2017 US Lacrosse named the Baltimore Convention Center as the site of the US Lacrosse Convention in 2015, 2016 and 2017. The sport's national governing body annually hosts the largest professional development event and trade show in the world for lacrosse coaches, officials, administrators and fans, drawing 7,000 participants each January for a weekend of learning, networking and renewal to kick off the lacrosse season.
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Sports Digest | April 24, 2013
Et cetera Former Chesapeake-AA star Gibson wins softball honors at Tennessee Tennessee senior Lauren Gibson (Chesapeake-Anne Arundel) was selected as the Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division I National Player of the Week and Southeastern Conference Player of the Week after hitting .818 with five homers, three doubles and 18 RBIs over four games. In addition, Gibson is a Top 25 Finalist for the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award.
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Sports Digest | September 18, 2012
Et cetera Ovechkin says he's ready to play full season in Russia While he has yet to sign a contract, there is little doubt that Alex Ovechkin will play in Russia's Kontinental Hockey League during the NHL lockout. It's just a matter of where. On Monday, the Washington Capitals star left wing told Sovetsky Sport that he believes the lockout could cost the NHL a full season. Via Yahoo blogger Dmitry Chesnokov , Ovechkin told Sovetsky Sport's Pavel Lysenkov : "If the [NHL]
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Sports Digest | April 23, 2012
Et cetera JHU coach's daughter sets record with 11-goal game   Mary Washington senior Catherine Kennedy , the daughter of Johns Hopkins swimming and diving coach George Kennedy, set a school record with 11 goals as the Eagles, ranked 13th in Division III, defeated Marymount, 24-13, in the first round of the Capital Athletic Conference women's lacrosse tournament Saturday. With the win, the Eagles advanced to the semifinals Tuesday at York (Pa). Kennedy's 11 goals break the record of nine in a game, set by by Pam Heller in 1986 and tied by Suzy Baughman in 1988.
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Sports Digest | March 19, 2012
Et cetera Harman pitches Terps past No. 4 UNC, 1-0 Maryland starting pitcher Brett Harman struck out eight in eight scoreless innings and freshman K.J. Hockaday (John Carroll) went 2-for-2 with the game's only run in a 1-0 victory over No. 4 North Carolina (16-4, 5-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) on Sunday. Maryland (14-6, 1-5) recorded its sixth shutout of the season — its most since 1972, when it also had six — and improved to 5-3 against ranked teams.
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By Sports Digest | March 11, 2011
Et cetera Hopkins soccer player Paulucci receives scholarship Johns Hopkins senior defender Jenn Paulucci became the first female Blue Jays athlete to be awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship since 2002. Paulucci, who will receive $7,500, is a two-time NSCAA first-team All-American who is on target to graduate in May with a degree in biomedical engineering. She has a 3.97 GPA. Men's college basketball: Morgan State junior forward Kevin Thompson (Walbrook)
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By Sports Digest | May 16, 2011
Et cetera Ex-Oriole Aubrey hits four HRs for Nationals' Triple-A team Michael Aubrey hit four home runs in four at-bats Saturday for the Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs, a Washington Nationals affiliate. The 29-year-old designated hitter hadn't homered in his first 21 games of the season. He had seven RBIs Saturday, boosting his season total to 10, and raised his batting average 51 points to .254. Aubrey, who signed with the Nationals as a minor league free agent in December, homered seven times in a six-game stretch last season with Triple-A Norfolk.
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Sports Digest | February 20, 2012
Et cetera Douglas falls in final at Olympic boxing trials Marlen Esparza of Houston, a six-time national champion, earned a spot on the U.S. Olympic boxing team at the trials Saturday night in Airway Heights, Wash., by defeating a fatigued Tyrieshia Douglas , 32-17, in the 112-pound final. Douglas, who trains at the Upton Boxing Center in West Baltimore, and Mayer were the only boxers to fight on all six days of the tournament, yet Douglas, though tired, was aggressive from the start.
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By Sports Digest | August 25, 2011
Auto racing Ribbs entered in Firestone race here Willy T. Ribbs , the winningest black driver in history, has been coaxed out of retirement by friend and business partner Chris Miles of Starting Grid Inc. to compete in the Firestone Indy Lights competition at noon Sept. 4 at the Baltimore Grand Prix. " Starting Grid facilitates opportunities for minority participation within motorsports and helped form Willy T. Ribbs Racing through a partnership with American Honda.
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