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By Diane B. Mikulis and Diane B. Mikulis,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | February 18, 1999
GLENELG HIGH School's drill team has a track record of success at regional, state and national competitions. But winning is only part of the story.This talented, all-female group of 23 sophomores, juniors and seniors meets four times a week for three-hour practices.The drill team is sometimes called a dance team. Its programs include kick and pom routines and jazz dancing. The girls perform at football and basketball games and pep rallies.They compete most weekends from December through March.
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By Don Markus and Don Markus,don.markus@baltsun.com | August 9, 2009
Joan Bosmans kiddingly calls it "cheerleading for horses." Minus the pompoms and school sweaters, but not the pomp of a centuries-old riding discipline known as a drill team and the sweat of preparing for two performance at this year's Howard County Fair, Bosmans will lead 28 riders and their horses into the show ring at the fairgrounds Thursday night. With a group of all-female riders ranging in age from 8 to 18, and horses ranging from 6 to 35, Bosmans will be celebrating her 25th anniversary with a drill team run by the Maryland 4-H Club through the Spur and Stirrup Club.
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By Lan Nguyen and Lan Nguyen,Sun Staff Writer | April 10, 1994
Donning black jeans, combat boots and a beret, 13-year-old )) Marche Morris is dressed to drill.The Owen Brown Middle School eighth-grader is a member of the Umoja drill team, an after-school precision marching group that would make any drill master proud.Although the group is just 3 months old, Marche and some 30 other Owen Brown middle and Dasher Green elementary students are gearing up to compete in drill team competitions against Baltimore area groups this summer. They're also polishing their steps to audition to perform at a half-time show for a Washington Bullets game.
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By Joe Burris and Joe Burris,SUN STAFF | February 4, 2005
As a member of the Morgan State University chapter of Pershing Angels, the nation's only military drill team sorority, KiAnna Walker can perform many feats with her replica rifle. As per military standard, she can't drop it: On Wednesday evening, Walker demonstrated the 31-movement routine the chapter will perform at the sorority's 40th-anniversary banquet tomorrow, and she knew that if her fake weapon hit the floor, she had to drop and do push-ups before beginning again. Yet the Suffolk, Va., junior, who only a few weeks ago occasionally allowed the rifle to slip through her fingers, showed that the team's five-day-a-week practice sessions had paid off. "This is called `1-9-6-5.
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By Los Angeles Times | January 6, 1993
WASHINGTON -- Unity and diversity are watchwords o President-elect Bill Clinton's inaugural celebration, but it is becoming clear that the first theme is more popular in some quarters than the second.The inaugural's stress on diversity has not been a hit at the Culver Military Academy in Culver, Ind., for instance, where the 80-stallion equestrian team, which has strutted in 11 inaugural parades, was bumped to make way for such less traditional parade offerings as Elvis impersonators, a reggae band, a lawn-chair drill team and the Gay and Lesbian Band of America.
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By Joe Burris and Joe Burris,SUN STAFF | February 4, 2005
As a member of the Morgan State University chapter of Pershing Angels, the nation's only military drill team sorority, KiAnna Walker can perform many feats with her replica rifle. As per military standard, she can't drop it: On Wednesday evening, Walker demonstrated the 31-movement routine the chapter will perform at the sorority's 40th-anniversary banquet tomorrow, and she knew that if her fake weapon hit the floor, she had to drop and do push-ups before beginning again. Yet the Suffolk, Va., junior, who only a few weeks ago occasionally allowed the rifle to slip through her fingers, showed that the team's five-day-a-week practice sessions had paid off. "This is called `1-9-6-5.
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By Sandy Alexander and Sandy Alexander,SUN STAFF | August 11, 2004
After the daily horse competition pitted riders against one another at the Howard County Fairgrounds yesterday, 12 members of the Saddle Gals and Guys Drill Team went into the horse ring to show what their animals could do when they work together. Wearing red-, white-and-blue outfits, the team members maneuvered their horses in circles, crisscross patterns and one rotating line that looked like the Radio City Music Hall Rockettes with a lot more legs. Several drill teams are offering audiences an entertaining way to enjoy horses at the fair this year.
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February 25, 1999
Because of an editing error in last week's column, two co-captains of the Glenelg High School drill team were not given their proper titles. Bryn Ecalono and Nichole Marasa are co-captains of the team. Lisa Shields and Jennifer Spicknall are captains. The Glenelg drill team has won its second Cheer Ltd. CANAM (Canadian-American) Regional championship. Pub Date: 2/25/99
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By Don Markus and Don Markus,don.markus@baltsun.com | August 9, 2009
Joan Bosmans kiddingly calls it "cheerleading for horses." Minus the pompoms and school sweaters, but not the pomp of a centuries-old riding discipline known as a drill team and the sweat of preparing for two performance at this year's Howard County Fair, Bosmans will lead 28 riders and their horses into the show ring at the fairgrounds Thursday night. With a group of all-female riders ranging in age from 8 to 18, and horses ranging from 6 to 35, Bosmans will be celebrating her 25th anniversary with a drill team run by the Maryland 4-H Club through the Spur and Stirrup Club.
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By MARIA BLACKBURN and MARIA BLACKBURN,SUN STAFF | August 6, 2000
They strut. They spin. They sashay. Carroll County's newest drill team performs the kind of synchronized precision moves customariy seen during 'N Sync concerts and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. This isn't your ordinary drill team, however. They're librarians pushing library carts. In unison. In public. The Eldersburg Library Cart Drill Team isn't the best drill team you'll ever see. The fIve librarians rehearsing in the library parking lot Thursday after-noon stumbled at times, occasionally losing the beat and their hold on their wobbly beige metal carts.
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By Sandy Alexander and Sandy Alexander,SUN STAFF | August 11, 2004
After the daily horse competition pitted riders against one another at the Howard County Fairgrounds yesterday, 12 members of the Saddle Gals and Guys Drill Team went into the horse ring to show what their animals could do when they work together. Wearing red-, white-and-blue outfits, the team members maneuvered their horses in circles, crisscross patterns and one rotating line that looked like the Radio City Music Hall Rockettes with a lot more legs. Several drill teams are offering audiences an entertaining way to enjoy horses at the fair this year.
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By Karen Nitkin and Karen Nitkin,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | September 3, 2002
THE MOUNT Hebron High School Marching Unit is starting the school year on a high note with a trip to Atlantic City, N.J., to take the "honor spot" in the Miss America Pageant Boardwalk Parade. Each year, about 20 marching units, mainly from mid-Atlantic states, compete. They are judged on such criteria as musical presentation, general effect and marching technique. To qualify for the honor spot, which is at the front of the parade, marching units must have won the previous year's competition.
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By Lorraine Gingerich and Lorraine Gingerich,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | April 25, 2002
RIVER HILL High School's Indoor Guard traveled to Redland High School in Lewisberry, Pa., to compete in the Keystone Indoor Drill Association competition March 23. The guard took third place with the team's all-time high score of 82.2 out of a possible 100. Team captain Marie Laferriere competed as a soloist. She received a score of 97 and first place in the KIDA competition. This is the senior's last year in the Indoor Guard. Since joining as a freshman, she has been a member of both the Indoor and the Outdoor Guard, which is affiliated with the marching band.
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By MARIA BLACKBURN and MARIA BLACKBURN,SUN STAFF | August 6, 2000
They strut. They spin. They sashay. Carroll County's newest drill team performs the kind of synchronized precision moves customariy seen during 'N Sync concerts and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. This isn't your ordinary drill team, however. They're librarians pushing library carts. In unison. In public. The Eldersburg Library Cart Drill Team isn't the best drill team you'll ever see. The fIve librarians rehearsing in the library parking lot Thursday after-noon stumbled at times, occasionally losing the beat and their hold on their wobbly beige metal carts.
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By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | November 28, 1999
NEW YORK -- Twelve days after she was struck in the head with a stone, Nicole Barrett is talking more with her family and friends but has not mentioned the attack on a midtown street, her brother said yesterday.Scott Barrett said he did not think that his sister, 27, remembers what happened to her, although he had not asked her about the attack.She still slurs words and mixes them up, but she recognizes her family and seems more alert, he said. She underwent surgery to relieve swelling in her brain.
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February 25, 1999
Because of an editing error in last week's column, two co-captains of the Glenelg High School drill team were not given their proper titles. Bryn Ecalono and Nichole Marasa are co-captains of the team. Lisa Shields and Jennifer Spicknall are captains. The Glenelg drill team has won its second Cheer Ltd. CANAM (Canadian-American) Regional championship. Pub Date: 2/25/99
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March 5, 1995
Katie PaolissoSchool: Mount Hebron High SchoolHometown: Ellicott CityAge: 17Katie, a senior, has a 4.0 grade-point average and is ranked first ++ in her class of 315. She is a member of the National Honor Society and was a semifinalist in the Maryland Distinguished Scholar Program. She has been on the Principal's Honor Roll for 13 quarters and was named Outstanding Senior by the Ellicott City Optimists.As a ninth grader, Katie was on the Freshman Board. In her sophomore year she joined the Lancer Drill Team, Spanish Club and Students Helping Other People (S.H.
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By Donna E. Boller and Lan Nguyen and Donna E. Boller and Lan Nguyen,Staff Writers | March 3, 1992
Students wept and hugged each other in the halls of Glenelg High School yesterday, trying to absorb the shock of the deaths of two of their friends in an automobile accident Friday night.Five Glenelg students were involved in the two-car crash. Of those in one car, juniors Jenny E. Olson and Deann E. Perry died and junior Joanna Tammaro was injured seriously and taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center.In the other car were 17-year-old seniors Andrew N. Kissinger, whose condition yesterday at Howard County General Hospital was stable, and Dominic M. Palacorolla, who was not seriously injured.
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By Diane B. Mikulis and Diane B. Mikulis,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | February 18, 1999
GLENELG HIGH School's drill team has a track record of success at regional, state and national competitions. But winning is only part of the story.This talented, all-female group of 23 sophomores, juniors and seniors meets four times a week for three-hour practices.The drill team is sometimes called a dance team. Its programs include kick and pom routines and jazz dancing. The girls perform at football and basketball games and pep rallies.They compete most weekends from December through March.
SPORTS
By Christian Ewell and Christian Ewell,SUN STAFF | December 31, 1998
There was nothing remarkable to report last night from Reitz Arena, where Loyola dropped a nonconference meeting against Virginia, 89-70.Yes, both teams shot better than 50 percent for the game. Virginia hit 13 three-pointers, the fifth time the team had drilled more than 10 from beyond the arc this year, a school record. Chris Williams, who might be the best freshman at Charlottesville since Bryant Stith, continued to build his cult following with a 26-point, five-assist effort that included five three-pointers.
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