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By Stan Rappaport and Stan Rappaport,SUN STAFF | March 7, 1996
Say it ain't so, Joe.The Hammond girls basketball team, winners of three of the past four Class 2A state championships, an underdog?"I love it," said Hammond coach Joe Russo. "We've always been the favorite, except for the first year, and now we're an also-ran. It's nice not to have the pressure on you that everybody thinks you're going to win."Hammond (19-7) can play in its fifth straight state championship game with a victory in tomorrow's 3 p.m. semifinal against North Caroline (23-1) at UMBC.
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By Rich Scherr and Rich Scherr,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | November 29, 2007
Stefan Mitchell always had dreamed of the day he'd throw his first pass in front of 70,000 fans at an NFL stadium. He just never realized it would be at halftime. The North Carroll senior, whose majestic spirals helped the Panthers advance to the Class 4A playoffs this season, was competing against North County junior Travis Delizio in the Ravens high school Quarterback Challenge, a halftime contest matching the arm strength and accuracy of some of the state's top high school quarterbacks.
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By CHRIS KALTENBACH and CHRIS KALTENBACH,SUN MOVIE CRITIC | July 14, 2006
You, Me and Dupree should be just the thing for fans of Owen Wilson's stock-in-trade, the self-absorbed, chronic adolescent with - as inevitably revealed in the final act - a heart of pure gold. The rest of the world, however, is going to wonder what all the fuss is about - when the film is not focused on Wilson, it's really not focused at all. This is a comedy ever holding itself in check, filled with plot threads and asides that seem as though they should be funny but almost always fall short of the mark.
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By JOHN-JOHN WILLIAMS IV | July 23, 2006
The lure of more money, additional managerial responsibilities and an administrative label was enough to attract 27 applicants for the school system's new athletics and activities manager positions. The new position, which system officials say is a first in the state, was the result of high school administrators requesting more assistance so that they could devote more time to student-related issues in the school, said system spokeswoman Patti Caplan. Each of the county's high schools will have a manager.
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,Sun Staff Writer | April 1, 1995
Jim Smith and Ken Parker, former coaches at Aberdeen and South Carroll, respectively, were among three inducted into the state's football Hall of Fame by the Maryland Scholastic Football Coaches Association at the University of Maryland's Cole Field House last night.After coaching four sports at North Harford High for five years, including four state soccer champions, Smith coached football at Aberdeen from 1956 to 1970, compiling a 101-39-1 record.Parker started South Carroll's program and was head coach from 1967 to 1991.
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By Rich Scherr and Rich Scherr,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | November 29, 2007
Stefan Mitchell always had dreamed of the day he'd throw his first pass in front of 70,000 fans at an NFL stadium. He just never realized it would be at halftime. The North Carroll senior, whose majestic spirals helped the Panthers advance to the Class 4A playoffs this season, was competing against North County junior Travis Delizio in the Ravens high school Quarterback Challenge, a halftime contest matching the arm strength and accuracy of some of the state's top high school quarterbacks.
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By JOHN-JOHN WILLIAMS IV | July 23, 2006
The lure of more money, additional managerial responsibilities and an administrative label was enough to attract 27 applicants for the school system's new athletics and activities manager positions. The new position, which system officials say is a first in the state, was the result of high school administrators requesting more assistance so that they could devote more time to student-related issues in the school, said system spokeswoman Patti Caplan. Each of the county's high schools will have a manager.
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By Rick Belz | September 5, 1996
Atholton Raiders1995 record: 7-3 overall, 5-2 league.Coach: Kevin Kelly (career record: 7-3) .Top players: Sean Williams, Sr., QB; Ross Benson, G, Sr.; Marcus Boykins, T, Sr.; Paul McElheny, Sr., T; Matt Kensinger, Jr., G; Lavar Macon, Sr., RB, Josh Neel, Sr., FB; Keith Jefferson, Sr., WR; Ryan Lambert, Jr., WR, QB; Bryan Worsley, Sr., TE; Cian Oatts, Sr., RB.Outlook: The Raiders surprised a lot of people last season, but no one should overlook them this...
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By Rick Belz | August 27, 1995
Tim Spruill of Hammond, a 5-foot-10, 175-pound quarterback and defensive back, has been selected a preseason high school football All-America by Super Prep Magazine.That places him among the top 225 players in the country.Spruill said Maryland, Syracuse, Florida, Oklahoma and Nebraska are among the top schools interested in him. Virginia, North Carolina State and Wake Forest also are in pursuit. Spruill will play wide receiver or running back in college.Hammond coach Joe Russo said that Spruill is the most hotly recruited player he's coached during his 17 years at the school.
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By Kevin Eck and Kevin Eck,Staff Writer | October 5, 1992
Hammond's offense finally caught up with its defense.The Golden Bears had allowed just 24 points in their first four games. Their offense, however, had managed just 38 points.But Hammond (4-1) dominated both sides of the ball against Mount Hebron Saturday. The defense recorded its third shutout, and the offense struck early and often en route to a 38-0 win.Hammond scored touchdowns on its first three possessions and had taken a 22-0 lead after running only five plays.The lone negative on an otherwise impressive performance for Hammond was that it committed 13 penalties for 110 yards.
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By CHRIS KALTENBACH and CHRIS KALTENBACH,SUN MOVIE CRITIC | July 14, 2006
You, Me and Dupree should be just the thing for fans of Owen Wilson's stock-in-trade, the self-absorbed, chronic adolescent with - as inevitably revealed in the final act - a heart of pure gold. The rest of the world, however, is going to wonder what all the fuss is about - when the film is not focused on Wilson, it's really not focused at all. This is a comedy ever holding itself in check, filled with plot threads and asides that seem as though they should be funny but almost always fall short of the mark.
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By Rick Belz | September 5, 1996
Atholton Raiders1995 record: 7-3 overall, 5-2 league.Coach: Kevin Kelly (career record: 7-3) .Top players: Sean Williams, Sr., QB; Ross Benson, G, Sr.; Marcus Boykins, T, Sr.; Paul McElheny, Sr., T; Matt Kensinger, Jr., G; Lavar Macon, Sr., RB, Josh Neel, Sr., FB; Keith Jefferson, Sr., WR; Ryan Lambert, Jr., WR, QB; Bryan Worsley, Sr., TE; Cian Oatts, Sr., RB.Outlook: The Raiders surprised a lot of people last season, but no one should overlook them this...
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By Stan Rappaport and Stan Rappaport,SUN STAFF | March 7, 1996
Say it ain't so, Joe.The Hammond girls basketball team, winners of three of the past four Class 2A state championships, an underdog?"I love it," said Hammond coach Joe Russo. "We've always been the favorite, except for the first year, and now we're an also-ran. It's nice not to have the pressure on you that everybody thinks you're going to win."Hammond (19-7) can play in its fifth straight state championship game with a victory in tomorrow's 3 p.m. semifinal against North Caroline (23-1) at UMBC.
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,Sun Staff Writer | April 1, 1995
Jim Smith and Ken Parker, former coaches at Aberdeen and South Carroll, respectively, were among three inducted into the state's football Hall of Fame by the Maryland Scholastic Football Coaches Association at the University of Maryland's Cole Field House last night.After coaching four sports at North Harford High for five years, including four state soccer champions, Smith coached football at Aberdeen from 1956 to 1970, compiling a 101-39-1 record.Parker started South Carroll's program and was head coach from 1967 to 1991.
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | February 19, 1999
The selection process for the seventh annual Chesapeake Football Classic, to be played on July 24 at either the University of Maryland's Byrd Stadium or RFK Stadium, has entered its final stage.An initial Feb. 7 combine turnout of 273 players was trimmed to 87 for the next combine last Sunday, said Hammond's Joe Russo, one of the event's organizers.On March 10, in a news conference at Byrd Stadium, Team Maryland coach Steve Harward, of C. Milton Wright, will announce the players who will face Northern Virginia's all-stars.
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December 5, 2005
On December 3, 2005, MARGARET E.(nee Frye); devoted mother of Barbara Ann "Bonnie", Teresa Marie "Terry", Nicholas John "Nick" and his wife Teresa and Joseph "Joe" Russo and his wife Sharon; dear sister of Ruth Snyder, Sam Frye and his wife Ruth; loving grandmother of Melissa Dorsey and her husband Todd, Amy Flister and her husband David and Anthony Russo; great-grandmother of Rachel Leonard, Alex, Erica and Jack Flister. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the SCHIMUNEK FUNERAL HOME INC., 9705 Belair Road, (at Forge Road)
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