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By Special to The Sun | September 4, 1993
BERLIN -- Eddie Davis, a harness racing legend on the Delmarva Peninsula, notched the 5,500th victory of his sulky career last night at Delmarva Downs, driving D T Star to victory in a $5,500 Maryland Race Fund event.Davis, 49, of Smyrna got away second with the 2-year-old Bonebreaker gelding, then moved to the lead down the backstretch and drew clear to win handily in 2 minutes, 4 4/5 seconds. Don Trivits of Salisbury owns and trains D T Star.
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By Peter Baker and Peter Baker,SUN STAFF | July 26, 1998
RIDGE -- As the Miss Valerie II ran through the darkness and rounded Point Lookout early last week, a trail of luminescence spread across the wake, a pair of shooting stars sped toward the horizon and, well to the south, a cloud bank sparkled with heat lightning.But the light show of a hot summer evening on the lower bay where the Chesapeake mixes with the Potomac River lacked the intensity of the fireworks that had started a couple of hours earlier, just before sunset."I have been fishing this part of the bay for a lot of years, but I never have seen croaker like these," said Don Martin, as he stood along the gunwale, catching a bare hint of warm breeze after a hot evening of bottom fishing.
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By LONNY WEAVER | July 18, 1993
"Have you ever noticed that you don't really catch a bluefish," I gasped as my rod bent under the pressure of a 3-pounder, "but rather that they catch you?"Tom Campbell, however, was too busy attempting to tame his own finned wildcat to answer back under the heat of last Sunday's sun while we fished aboard Capt. Eddie Davis' Edith Rose. In fact, Capt. Eddie was the only one on board who didn't have his hands full of bucking rod and that was because he was too busy helping us unhook the gunmetal blue savages so that we could get a lure back into action.
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By Bill Free and Bill Free,Sun Staff Writer | December 23, 1994
The newest wrestling whiz kid at North Carroll is Dameon Davis.The sophomore 119-pounder had to wait a year to break into thtough Panthers lineup, but he is more than making up for lost time.Davis has been little short of sensational in the first 11 bouts ohis career, going 10-1 with six pins and getting off to a 9-0 start.His only loss (6-2 decision) came Tuesday night to North East'Ernie Miller in a tri-match that also included North Harford and was won by North Carroll.Davis showed a lot of poise after losing for the first time.
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By Peter Baker and Peter Baker,SUN STAFF | July 26, 1998
RIDGE -- As the Miss Valerie II ran through the darkness and rounded Point Lookout early last week, a trail of luminescence spread across the wake, a pair of shooting stars sped toward the horizon and, well to the south, a cloud bank sparkled with heat lightning.But the light show of a hot summer evening on the lower bay where the Chesapeake mixes with the Potomac River lacked the intensity of the fireworks that had started a couple of hours earlier, just before sunset."I have been fishing this part of the bay for a lot of years, but I never have seen croaker like these," said Don Martin, as he stood along the gunwale, catching a bare hint of warm breeze after a hot evening of bottom fishing.
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By LONNY WEAVER | June 27, 1993
A couple of times each year, a few dozen regional outdoor writers get together to wet some lines, miss some birds, trade lies and have a memorable evening around the dinner table.During the fishing season and along about the soup course someone is duty-bound to ask, "Have you gone out with Cap'n Eddie, yet?"Cap'n Eddie is Eddie Davis, lifelong waterman and charter captain supreme who has a knack of putting fish on the line when everyone else is coming up empty."Eddie Davis will put fish in the boat when nobody else can," said Joe Caplan, who charters Davis' Edith Rose once a month from May through November and has been a customer for "I guess it's been at least 20 years now."
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By Bill Free and Bill Free,Sun Staff Writer | December 23, 1994
The newest wrestling whiz kid at North Carroll is Dameon Davis.The sophomore 119-pounder had to wait a year to break into thtough Panthers lineup, but he is more than making up for lost time.Davis has been little short of sensational in the first 11 bouts ohis career, going 10-1 with six pins and getting off to a 9-0 start.His only loss (6-2 decision) came Tuesday night to North East'Ernie Miller in a tri-match that also included North Harford and was won by North Carroll.Davis showed a lot of poise after losing for the first time.
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May 21, 1995
BaseballColorado Rockies -- Purchased the contract of P Joe Grahe from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Optioned P A.J. Sager to Colorado Springs.Kansas City Royals -- Activated IF Phil Hiatt from the 15-day DL. Sent IF Chris Stynes to Triple-A Omaha.Los Angeles Dodgers -- Activated 3B Tim Wallach from the 15-day DL. Sent IF Eddie Pye to Triple-A Albuquerque.Milwaukee Brewers -- Placed P Mike Ignasiak on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 15. recalled P Sid Roberson from Triple-A New Orleans.Minnesota Twins -- Activated 1B Kevin Maas from the 15-day DL.New York Yankees -- Placed P Jimmy Key on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 17.FootballBirmingham Barracudas (CFL)
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By Special to The Sun | October 11, 1992
FORT WASHINGTON -- Nate The Great, TE's Mac and Supporting Cast hit the wire together last night, marking the first triple dead heat to win in Rosecroft Raceway history and only the 17th in the history of the sport.The drivers were veterans Eddie Davis and Jim Morrill Sr. and apprentice Lawrence Gannon, whose Nate The Great went off at 70-1."I thought Jim Morrill and Supporting Cast got me at the wire," Gannon said. "He was parked every step of the mile and was still coming at me."Morrill Sr. said: "Eddie told me he got me by a head.
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By SPECIAL TO THE SUN | October 20, 1996
FORT WASHINGTON -- Rosecroft Raceway celebrated its richest night of the season last night, playing host to the $500,000 Maryland Sire Stakes Night of Champions for Maryland-sired horses.As expected, the star of the show was 2-year-old pacing filly Sanabelle Island, who ran her record to 15-for-15 lifetime with the victory over archrival Perfected.Steve Warrington drove the winner, who covered the mile distance in 1: 57 1/5.In the 3-year-old filly pace, Stretchmark completed a two-year sweep of her divisional sires finals, winning for driver Eddie Davis in 1: 56 1/5.Favorites dominated the Showcase of Champions, with only one winner longer than 2-1 in the wagering.
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By Special to The Sun | September 4, 1993
BERLIN -- Eddie Davis, a harness racing legend on the Delmarva Peninsula, notched the 5,500th victory of his sulky career last night at Delmarva Downs, driving D T Star to victory in a $5,500 Maryland Race Fund event.Davis, 49, of Smyrna got away second with the 2-year-old Bonebreaker gelding, then moved to the lead down the backstretch and drew clear to win handily in 2 minutes, 4 4/5 seconds. Don Trivits of Salisbury owns and trains D T Star.
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By LONNY WEAVER | July 18, 1993
"Have you ever noticed that you don't really catch a bluefish," I gasped as my rod bent under the pressure of a 3-pounder, "but rather that they catch you?"Tom Campbell, however, was too busy attempting to tame his own finned wildcat to answer back under the heat of last Sunday's sun while we fished aboard Capt. Eddie Davis' Edith Rose. In fact, Capt. Eddie was the only one on board who didn't have his hands full of bucking rod and that was because he was too busy helping us unhook the gunmetal blue savages so that we could get a lure back into action.
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By LONNY WEAVER | June 27, 1993
A couple of times each year, a few dozen regional outdoor writers get together to wet some lines, miss some birds, trade lies and have a memorable evening around the dinner table.During the fishing season and along about the soup course someone is duty-bound to ask, "Have you gone out with Cap'n Eddie, yet?"Cap'n Eddie is Eddie Davis, lifelong waterman and charter captain supreme who has a knack of putting fish on the line when everyone else is coming up empty."Eddie Davis will put fish in the boat when nobody else can," said Joe Caplan, who charters Davis' Edith Rose once a month from May through November and has been a customer for "I guess it's been at least 20 years now."
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May 22, 1995
BaseballFlorida Marlins -- Designated P Matt Dunbar for assignment; purchased the contract of OF Tommy Gregg.Kansas City Royals -- Activated OF Phil Hiatt from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned 2B Chris Stynes to Triple-A Omaha. Placed P Tom Browning on the 15-day DL. Recalled P Tim Pittsley from Omaha.Los Angeles Dodgers -- Activated 3B Tim Wallach from the 15-day DL. Optioned IF Eddie Pye to Triple-A Albuquerque.Milwaukee Brewers -- Placed P Michael Ignasiak on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 15. Recalled P Sid Roberson from Triple-A New OrleansPittsburgh Pirates -- Placed OF Jacob Brumfeld on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 19. Recalled 3B John Wehner from Single-A Erie.
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