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By Rich Scherr and Rich Scherr,Special to The Sun | February 22, 1995
Joe Smith of Parkville said he heard footsteps for much of yesterday's 1,600-meter run at yesterday's Class 3A state indoor track championships at the 5th Regiment Armory.From the time he took the lead early in the third lap until the latter stages of the race, the Knights junior feared that he was about to be caught from behind.It was only after the footsteps stopped that the 16-year-old was ++ able to relish his first state title.Smith won the race in 4 minutes, 40.2 seconds, edging Walt Whitman's Ed Tuford and Broadneck's David Schilling to help Parkville to a fourth-place finish -- the best of any area team.
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By Edward Lee and The Baltimore Sun | April 1, 2014
No. 6 Maryland's 9-6 victory over No. 7 Virginia on Sunday not only helped the Terps rebound from their first loss of the season to North Carolina, but it appears to have also have sealed them a spot in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. The win helped Maryland improve to 8-1 overall and 3-1 in the league, which is the best mark in the ACC. Even if the Terps were to fall at No. 9 Notre Dame on April 19, they would finish with a 3-2 record in the conference. The Cavaliers (8-3, 1-2)
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By Roch Eric Kubatko and Roch Eric Kubatko,SUN STAFF | March 30, 1996
On paper, Johns Hopkins coach George Kennedy had his team pegged to finish eighth or ninth at last weekend's NCAA Division III Men's Swimming and Diving Championships in Atlanta. It would have been an unusually low placement for the Blue Jays, but it seemed realistic.That is, until they ripped the paper, and much of the competition, to shreds.Registering what Kennedy said was "best time after best time," Hopkins came in fourth, just two points behind Union (N.Y.) College. Kenyon (Ohio) College won the title for the 17th straight time.
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From Sun staff reports | March 23, 2014
The Johns Hopkins men's swim team grabbed its second straight fourth-place finish at the 2014 NCAA championship on Saturday night in Indianapolis. The Blue Jays piled up 245 points to finish just 1.5 points out of third place. Kenyon won its second straight and 33rd overall NCAA championship, finishing with 480 points. Denison took second with 472 points, Emory edged JHU for third with 246.5 points and MIT took fifth with 236. Freshman Andrew Green halgh opened the final day of the championship with a second-place finish and first-team All-America honors in the 1,650 freestyle.
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By Kent Baker and Kent Baker,Sun Staff Correspondent | September 29, 1990
CLEVELAND -- In his first start July 21, Ben McDonald pitched a four-hit, 2-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox at Memorial Stadium.In the next-to-last start of his rookie season, McDonald repeated that performance, last night against the Cleveland Indians.The eyes of the American League East were on Boston where bTC the Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 7-6, as they dueled for the division title, but McDonald, at cavernous Cleveland Stadium, offered another preview of renewed Orioles hopes for next season.
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By Bill Glauber and Bill Glauber,Staff Writer | February 21, 1992
MERIBEL, France -- Five-hundredths of a second.The number kept staring back at Julie Parisien yesterday. She was kneeling and weeping in the finish area as the scoreboard kept flashing fourth place, kept reminding her of how close she had come to winning a medal, to taking away a little bit of Winter Olympics history at age 20.Later, she would say that this was just a beginning, that she would be back for more. That her broken left wrist, the one covered by a cast that was taped to a ski pole, didn't hurt now.It was the number on the scoreboard that gave her pain and grief.
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By Jeff Seidel and Jeff Seidel,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | October 20, 1998
COLLEGE PARK -- Westminster freshman John Wah thought he could have played better golf on the first day of his first trip to the state tournament. He probably shouldn't be so hard on himself.Wah overcame five bogeys to play solid golf the rest of the way and shoot a 3-over par 74, the lowest score among area players on the first day of the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association state tournament yesterday at the University of Maryland.The 74 on the par-71, 6,271-yard course put Wah in fourth place overall in the individual competition, five shots behind leader Jimmy Cunningham of Walkersville (69)
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By Peter Schmuck and Peter Schmuck,Staff Writer | September 28, 1993
The American League East race has been reduced to a showdown for second place, and even that is not going well for the slumping Orioles.The New York Yankees could do nothing to stop the Toronto Blue Jays from clinching the division title last night, so they proceeded to solidify their hold on the runner-up spot with a 9-1 victory over the Orioles in the opener of a three-game series at Camden Yards.Orioles manager Johnny Oates had hoped that the prospect of finishing second would provide some motivation.
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By Roch Kubatko and Roch Kubatko,SUN STAFF | August 5, 2005
ANAHEIM, Calif. - Unable to halt a recent stretch of losses that lowered his team to fourth place, Lee Mazzilli was fired as Orioles manager yesterday, in the middle of his second season. Bench coach Sam Perlozzo takes over as interim manager. "You're heartbroken a little bit because you want to see it through. You come in with an objective and you want to achieve that, but this goes with the territory," Mazzilli, 50, said in a phone interview before boarding a flight to Baltimore. "I told my wife, and she just talked about how great people treated her in Baltimore.
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June 10, 1999
Carroll County athletes who participated in the Maryland Special Olympics Summer Games last weekend at the University of Maryland, College Park, received these awards.Carrie Billings: English equitation, eighth place; team relays, second place; working trails, fourth place.Ray Clark: 50-meter dash and 100-meter dash, second place.Kristen Davis: 4x25-meter free relay, third place; 50-meter backstroke, second place; 50-meter breaststroke, participation ribbon; 50-meter freestyle, sixth place.
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Sports Digest | March 21, 2014
College swimming Hopkins women second after Day 2 at nationals The Johns Hopkins women's swim team grabbed three more NCAA titles on the second day of the Division III championships in Indianapolis. The Blue Jays have 232 points through two days; four-time defending champion Emory is first with 273. Hopkins opened the night with a come-from-behind win in the 200 freestyle relay with a school-record time of 1 minute, 32.38 seconds. It was the Blue Jays' second relay title, joining the 200 individual-medley relay win Wednesday night.
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By Edward Lee, The Baltimore Sun | October 22, 2013
The Morgan State football team lost its first five games of the season, including its Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener against Norfolk State. Despite that slow start, however, the program is firmly entrenched in the race for the league championship. That's because the Bears have won their last two conference games, defeating Florida A&M, 34-21, on Oct. 5 and North Carolina Central, 34-22, last Saturday. Those victories have helped Morgan State (2-5 overall and 2-1 in the MEAC)
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By Edward Lee, The Baltimore Sun | April 16, 2013
Frostburg State's first victory in the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) was a meaningful step for the program. But the team - which is playing in its third season in the league - is in position to qualify for its first conference tournament. At 9-5 overall and 1-3 in the CAC, the Bobcats are currently jockeying with Mary Washington for the No. 4 seed in the six-team tournament. And they can further pad their cushion when the Eagles (7-5 overall and 1-3 in league) visit Frostburg on Wednesday evening.
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By Dean Jones Jr., The Baltimore Sun | February 24, 2013
For the second straight year, No. 1 McDonogh's Jack Clark is returning to Maryland as a National Prep wrestling champion. The junior won a 7-2 decision over freshman Mason Manville of Blair Academy (N.J.) in the championship at 145pounds for his second consecutive national title. Clark finished second at 130 pounds as a freshman in 2011. St. Paul's junior Jack Mutchnik (126) and McDonogh sophomore Myles Martin (160) also won titles, while St. Paul's sophomore Ryan Friedman (113)
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February 24, 2012
There was a Lorax made of chocolate and sushi made of Peeps marshmallow candy, but the star of the 19th annual Edible Art Exhibit at Towson High on Feb. 21 was the Cat in the Hat portrait composed of M&Ms. Jeremy McCordwon Best in Show for his "Cat in the Hat" creation, and also won gift certificates to Rita's Italian Ice, one of many gifts contributed to the show by local merchants. Rice treats, cake, fondant, graham crackers, icing and candy were the tasteful media for the show, hosted by Towson High School's National Art Honor Society in Towson's cafeteria.
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By Sandra McKee, The Baltimore Sun | February 25, 2011
When McDonogh coach Pete Welch heard one of Saturday's 145-pound semifinals at the National Prep Wrestling Tournament in Bethlehem, Pa., would be contested between Archbishop Spalding's Charlie Lynch and Mount St. Joseph's Brady Massaro, he couldn't help himself. "Wow!" Welch said. "That should be a great match. It will be the fourth time they've met in the last four weeks. " Lynch has won all three meetings, but two of those victories have been by a single point. Lynch and Massaro are two of 10 area wrestlers who have made it to the semifinals.
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June 15, 1998
A number of Carroll County youths participated in the 1998 Special Olympics Summer Games held June 5-7 at the University of Maryland, College Park.Local athletes and their awards were:Stephanie Carpegna: standing long jump, first place; 400-meter dash and softball throw, second place.Ralph Gemmill: working trails, first place; English equitation and team relays, second place.Danny Klein: softball throw, first place; running long jump, second place.Shawn Reiter: running long jump, first place.
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By BILL ORDINE | July 22, 2008
Baseball Blue Jays@Orioles 7 p.m. [MASN]: The battle for fourth place in the American League East is joined with Garrett Olson pitching for the Orioles against the Jays' Shaun Marcum, who has an impressive 2.65 ERA. Meanwhile, at 8 p.m., on ESPN, the first-run episodes begin of this year's World Series of Poker.
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By FRANK ROYLANCE and FRANK ROYLANCE,frank.roylance@baltsun.com | May 28, 2009
With days to go, this is already one of the wettest Mays since record-keeping began here in 1871. The airport total through Tuesday was 7.1 inches, drowning the long-term average of 3.89 inches. The record is 8.71 inches, set in 1989. The second-wettest was just last year, when 7.77 inches fell at BWI. The third-wettest was 7.26 inches in 1894. This month's dunking has tied with May 1960 for fourth place.
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By JEFF SEIDEL | December 11, 2008
Boys Runner of the Year Will Meadows, Gilman Meadows was a freshman this season, but he ran like a veteran. He gave the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association a good look at what might be coming over the next three seasons. He finished seventh in the MIAA championship meet, playing a big role in helping Gilman take fourth place. Three days later, he took 34th in the private schools state meet. Coach of the Year Joe Duncan, Gilman Duncan did a good job helping a young Greyhounds team come together and take fourth place in the MIAA A Conference title meet.
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