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By Lisa Pollak and Lisa Pollak,SUN STAFF | September 22, 2000
They handed him a 10-day training plan and sent him off to Sydney, knowing full well they might not talk again before he competed, certain they wouldn't get to watch him when he did. After all, Kamal Masud wasn't the sort of Olympian who ends up on television. He wasn't even the sort whose country sends his coaches to the Games. Masud, a Johns Hopkins senior, was the one and only member of the Pakistan swim team, a longshot for a medal but an Olympic athlete all the same. "Enjoy the day," coach George Kennedy e-mailed Masud.
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Sports Digest | March 24, 2014
Maryland completed its first three-game Atlantic Coast Conference sweep since May 2009 as it downed visiting No. 11 North Carolina State, 5-2, on Sunday. Five Terps scored, and pitchers Tayler Stiles and Bobby Ruse (C. Milton Wright) combined to allow one run on six hits in 62/3 2/3 innings. Maryland (16-6, 5-4 ACC) took a 2-0 lead in the first inning off runs by shortstop Blake Schmit and left fielder Kyle Convissar (Severna Park), and the Wolfpack (14-8, 3-6) never caught up. "I was happy to see us play more consistently this weekend with our offensive approach, and our at-bats were tougher throughout the weekend," coach John Szefc said.
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By Derek Toney | March 27, 1993
Johns Hopkins swimming coach George Kennedy was named NCAA Division III Coach of the Year yesterday.Kennedy, who completed his eighth year as coach, led the men's team to a fourth-place finish at the national championships at Emory University last weekend.The team set seven school records and had national champions in senior Eric Steidinger in the 50-meter freestyle and freshman Chris Ornee in the 100 backstroke."The main thing was our guys made sacrifices all year," said Kennedy, 37. "The best thing about this team was they did everything they could to be successful.
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By Michael Neidhardt, The Baltimore Sun | March 18, 2014
Many banners overlook the pool at the Newton White Athletic Center, but three stand out. The 1977, '78 and '79 Johns Hopkins men's swimming national championships stare out over the pool, as if to motivate those who have qualified for this year's championships today through Saturday in Indianapolis. On the pool deck, coach George Kennedy writes practice information on a whiteboard as his men's and women's teams wait patiently in the water. After a brief period of instruction, the swimmers begin to warm up with paced laps, going about their business of trying to earn more titles.
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February 6, 1991
David A. Kennedy Jr., retired registrar and teacher for 40 years at Loyola High School, died Monday of heart failure at St. Joseph Hospital. He was 84.A mass of Christian burial for Mr. Kennedy will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, 65 Sacred Heart Lane, Glyndon.Mr. Kennedy, who lived on Leyton Road in Reisterstown, retired in 1977 and had been registrar since 1942. Although he was primarily a history teacher, he also taught French, Latin and science.The school's field house was named for him in 1967, and he received the school's Blake Medal and Loyola College's Maryland Medal.
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By Kevin Cowherd | December 11, 1997
IF YOU'RE LIKE millions of Americans, the first person you'd turn to for advice about life insurance and providing for your family in the event of a tragedy is, right, Tom Bosley.At least that appears to be the thinking of a company called Select Quote, which actually has Tom Bosley pitching life insurance in one of its commercials.I came upon this commercial late one night, with a couple of beers in me.At first I wasn't sure if it was some violent hallucination brought on by the alcohol and fatigue.
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November 6, 1993
James E. Kennedy, a retired bricklayer, died Thursday of cancer at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.The 83-year-old Rosedale resident retired in 1975 from BrickMason Inc., a company he had founded in 1961. Earlier he had worked for Henry A. Knott Inc. and the Campitelli Construction Co. He worked at Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Sparrows Point plant from 1946 to 1947.He was born in Pulaski, Va. His father was a bricklayer, as were his 10 brothers."There was an old saying that everything around Pulaski was built by the Kennedys," said his daughter, Marie Morris of Rosedale.
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Sports Digest | March 24, 2014
Maryland completed its first three-game Atlantic Coast Conference sweep since May 2009 as it downed visiting No. 11 North Carolina State, 5-2, on Sunday. Five Terps scored, and pitchers Tayler Stiles and Bobby Ruse (C. Milton Wright) combined to allow one run on six hits in 62/3 2/3 innings. Maryland (16-6, 5-4 ACC) took a 2-0 lead in the first inning off runs by shortstop Blake Schmit and left fielder Kyle Convissar (Severna Park), and the Wolfpack (14-8, 3-6) never caught up. "I was happy to see us play more consistently this weekend with our offensive approach, and our at-bats were tougher throughout the weekend," coach John Szefc said.
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By Michael Neidhardt, The Baltimore Sun | March 18, 2014
Many banners overlook the pool at the Newton White Athletic Center, but three stand out. The 1977, '78 and '79 Johns Hopkins men's swimming national championships stare out over the pool, as if to motivate those who have qualified for this year's championships today through Saturday in Indianapolis. On the pool deck, coach George Kennedy writes practice information on a whiteboard as his men's and women's teams wait patiently in the water. After a brief period of instruction, the swimmers begin to warm up with paced laps, going about their business of trying to earn more titles.
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March 19, 2000
Baseball Astros: Reassigned P Wade Miller, C Scott Chapman and C Frank Charles to minor-league camp. Reds: Optioned P John Riedling to Triple-A Louisville. Reassigned C Guillermo Garcia and IF Chris Sexton to Louisville. Colleges NCAA: Named Johns Hopkins' George Kennedy Division III Men's Swimming Coach of the Year. Hockey NHL: Suspended Sharks D Bryan Marchment three games without pay for spearing Mighty Ducks' Paul Kariya.
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By Lisa Pollak and Lisa Pollak,SUN STAFF | September 22, 2000
They handed him a 10-day training plan and sent him off to Sydney, knowing full well they might not talk again before he competed, certain they wouldn't get to watch him when he did. After all, Kamal Masud wasn't the sort of Olympian who ends up on television. He wasn't even the sort whose country sends his coaches to the Games. Masud, a Johns Hopkins senior, was the one and only member of the Pakistan swim team, a longshot for a medal but an Olympic athlete all the same. "Enjoy the day," coach George Kennedy e-mailed Masud.
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By Kevin Cowherd | December 11, 1997
IF YOU'RE LIKE millions of Americans, the first person you'd turn to for advice about life insurance and providing for your family in the event of a tragedy is, right, Tom Bosley.At least that appears to be the thinking of a company called Select Quote, which actually has Tom Bosley pitching life insurance in one of its commercials.I came upon this commercial late one night, with a couple of beers in me.At first I wasn't sure if it was some violent hallucination brought on by the alcohol and fatigue.
NEWS
November 6, 1993
James E. Kennedy, a retired bricklayer, died Thursday of cancer at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.The 83-year-old Rosedale resident retired in 1975 from BrickMason Inc., a company he had founded in 1961. Earlier he had worked for Henry A. Knott Inc. and the Campitelli Construction Co. He worked at Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Sparrows Point plant from 1946 to 1947.He was born in Pulaski, Va. His father was a bricklayer, as were his 10 brothers."There was an old saying that everything around Pulaski was built by the Kennedys," said his daughter, Marie Morris of Rosedale.
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By Derek Toney | March 27, 1993
Johns Hopkins swimming coach George Kennedy was named NCAA Division III Coach of the Year yesterday.Kennedy, who completed his eighth year as coach, led the men's team to a fourth-place finish at the national championships at Emory University last weekend.The team set seven school records and had national champions in senior Eric Steidinger in the 50-meter freestyle and freshman Chris Ornee in the 100 backstroke."The main thing was our guys made sacrifices all year," said Kennedy, 37. "The best thing about this team was they did everything they could to be successful.
NEWS
February 6, 1991
David A. Kennedy Jr., retired registrar and teacher for 40 years at Loyola High School, died Monday of heart failure at St. Joseph Hospital. He was 84.A mass of Christian burial for Mr. Kennedy will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, 65 Sacred Heart Lane, Glyndon.Mr. Kennedy, who lived on Leyton Road in Reisterstown, retired in 1977 and had been registrar since 1942. Although he was primarily a history teacher, he also taught French, Latin and science.The school's field house was named for him in 1967, and he received the school's Blake Medal and Loyola College's Maryland Medal.
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March 21, 1997
Woodruff Tabb George Jr., who worked in production for a Baltimore social service agency, died of a seizure Saturday at his Woodlawn apartment. He was 41.He worked for The Chimes Inc., a Baltimore-based agency that )) provides services for people with mental retardation and developmental disabilities. He also had been a kitchen helper.Mr. George, known as Woody, was born and raised in Riderwood. He attended the Ridge School, Camp Devereaux in Philadelphia and Zuni Presbyterian School in Virginia.
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By Doug Brown | March 14, 1997
After extending one streak, Johns Hopkins men's swimming team is intent on extending another. The Blue Jays will go to the NCAA Division III championships at Miami of Ohio on March 20-22 seeking to finish in the top 10 for the 27th straight year in what was once the NCAA's small college division and is now Division III.Last month, Hopkins extended a streak that spans two conferences, three coaches and many individual swimming champions. The Blue Jays' string of 27 consecutive conference championships is the longest in the country.
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