May 11, 1997
INDIANAPOLIS -- Arie Luyendyk wasn't interested in sitting around and waiting for someone else to make a move; he had been subjected to too much drama during last year's time trials for the Indianapolis 500. So, at 4: 30 p.m. yesterday, Luyendyk decided it was high time to make a run at the pole position.With track conditions ideal, Luyendyk, the 1990 Indy 500 champion who had been quickest all month at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, went out and captured the pole for the 81st renewal of the 500 when he toured the 2.5-mile oval in a four-lap average of 218.263 mph.Luyendyk, who also won the pole in 1993, will make his 13th Indy 500 appearance and fourth start on the front row, alongside Team Menard driver Tony Stewart (218.
March 23, 2002
BRISTOL, Tenn. - Jeff Gordon seems to have an innate ability to come through when the chips are down. Winston Cup observers are speculating on Gordon's slow start this season and pondering his emotional state as he deals with the fact that his wife of seven years has sued him for divorce. Gordon, however, showing no signs of distraction took his Chevrolet onto Bristol Motor Speedway's tricky half-mile oval on a cold afternoon yesterday and won the pole for tomorrow's Food City 500 with a track-record run of 127.216 mph. "This is gratifying," said Gordon.
September 3, 2011
With all the talk this week about the bumps, tight turns and changing surfaces, the goal for every driver in Saturday's IZOD IndyCar Series three-segment qualifying race was to get as close to the front as possible, because passing could come with a cost Sunday. Just before entering his final lap, Will Power looked at the readout on the dashboard of his Penske Dallara and knew he was a tenth of a second off the fastest time of the day. He then set off on an exciting sprint to claim the pole for Baltimore's inaugural Grand Prix.
February 20, 2013
Aberdeen High School senior Jimmia McCluskey signed her letter of intent last week to attend and run track at Temple University in Philadelphia. McCluskey will major in physical therapy. Pictured in the front row from left are Tonia McCluskey (mother), Jimmia McCluskey, Jimmie McCluskey (father) and in the back row from left are Coach John Mobley, Athletic Director Tim Lindecamp and Coach Kyree Edwards.
July 3, 2012
People involved with the Negro League were honored at Ripken Stadium before the game July 1. Pictured, front row from left, are Jimmy Bland, Terry Dean, Geraldine Day and Larry O'Neale; and back row from left, Ray Banks, Eddie Banks, Luther Atkinson and Keith Parker.
March 20, 2013
The Havre de Grace 7-8year-old co-ed clinic basketball team won the league championship Saturday, beating a team from Aberdeen, 22-11. The win completed the winning season with a perfect 12-0 record. Pictured, front row from left, are Brody Strong, Will Lawder, Braydyn Malloy, Brian Pearson, Will Burley, Aidan Gresock, Erica Belcher, Morgan Custer and Michael Malia; back row from left, coaches Bill Lawder, Matt Belcher and Jeff Gresock. DeJuan Jordan is not pictured.