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By Mike Preston and Mike Preston,Sun Staff Correspondent | December 19, 1991
COLLEGE PARK -- Maryland athletic director Andy Geiger met with William & Mary football coach Jimmye Laycock yesterday to see if he was truly interested in Maryland's vacant head coaching job, an official within Maryland's athletic department said."
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By Richard Irwin | April 16, 2001
Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore City and Baltimore County. Baltimore City Southwestern District Drug arrests: Officers from the Southwestern, Northwestern and Western districts posed as drug dealers Friday in the 3500 to 3700 blocks of Harlem Ave. and arrested 13 people trying to purchase narcotics, and seized more than $1,300 and five vehicles. Three others were charged with hindering by warning people of the officers' presence. Two of the suspects were from Baltimore County and one from Carroll County.
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By Rick Belz and Rick Belz,SUN STAFF | February 12, 1997
For Centennial's Matt Laycock, a phone call Feb. 2 brought a sense of deja vu.The fifth-ranked Eagles basketball team's leading scorer (19.2) and rebounder (8.5) was called unexpectedly to the U.S. National under-18 soccer tryout camp in San Diego.He will be there through Sunday. Only 26 players are invited, and 18 will be selected to play in Italy in March.Laycock, who has accepted a soccer scholarship to North Carolina and is a National Soccer Coaches of America All-American, also missed six games his sophomore season because of soccer committments.
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By Rick Belz and Rick Belz,SUN STAFF | February 23, 2000
Centennial won the most competitive boys basketball race in Howard County history yesterday, out-dueling No. 19-ranked Oakland Mills on the final day of the regular season. Never before had six teams remained in contention until the next-to-last week of the season. Before a large crowd at Oakland Mills last night, the Eagles (16-6 overall, 14-4 league) won their third county title in five years, 55-49, over Oakland Mills, with a combination of depth, balance, skill and heart. A 20-3 run in the second and third quarters also helped.
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September 23, 1990
The first Anne Arundel Community College athletic director and chairman of the physical education department and an outstanding two-sport athlete will be inducted into the new college Athletic Hall of Fame on Sunday, Oct. 14.John S. Laycock Jr. of Edgewater and Jeff Herrick of Severn will be inducted at 2:30 p.m. during the Bull Roast '90 festivities on the Arnold campus.The bull roast fund-raiser benefits the college's athletics program and student scholarships."We are extremely pleased to grant these two men the honor they deserve of being the first inductees for the new Hall of Fame," said Clayton "Bud" Beardmore, athletic director.
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By PAT O'MALLEY | October 10, 1990
Time once again, sports fans, for another "Q's and A's" session, your favorite column.You, of course, make my "Questions without Answers" so popular with your calls to the 24-Hour Sportsline, 647-2499. So, keep ringing the phone, and I'll keep firing those big "Q's."* Let's start this week with the Anne Arundel Community College Fighting Pioneers' annual bull roast for the benefit of the school's athletic scholarship program.Shouldn't those of you who played or coached during the 20-year era of Johnny Laycock, the little guy who built the athletic program from the ground floor up, make every attempt to be there Sunday at AACC when Laycock is the first inductee into the AACC Sports Hall of Fame?
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December 18, 1991
William & Mary football coach Jimmye Laycock is expected to meet with Maryland athletic director Andy Geiger today about Maryland's vacant head coaching job, a William & Mary spokeswoman said.William & Mary sports information director Jean Elliott said last night that she had spoken with athletic director John Randolph yesterday, and he confirmed that Geiger had expressed interest in Laycock."I don't know when the contact was made, but John Randolph said he believed Laycock was being interviewed by Geiger today [Wednesday]
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By Chuck Acquisto and Chuck Acquisto,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | January 4, 1996
Centennial coach Jim Hill has heard only one complaint so far this season. It comes from his players' parents who wonder why he does not provide area newspapers with the Eagles' leading scorers."
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By Mike Preston and Mike Preston,Evening Sun Staff | December 19, 1991
COLLEGE PARK -- Maryland athletic director Andy Geiger met with William & Mary football coach Jimmye Laycock yesterday to see if he was truly interested in Maryland's vacant head coaching job, an official within Maryland's athletic department said."
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By Mike Preston | December 18, 1991
William & Mary football coach Jimmye Laycock is expected to meet with Maryland athletic director Andy Geiger today about Maryland's vacant head coaching job, a William & Mary spokeswoman said.William & Mary sports information director Jean Elliott said last night that she had spoken with athletic director John Randolph yesterday, and he confirmed that Geiger had expressed interest in Laycock."I don't know when the contact was made, but John Randolph said he believed Laycock was being interviewed by Geiger today [Wednesday]
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By Rick Belz and Rick Belz,SUN STAFF | February 13, 1997
Atholton power forward Bryan Worsley, during games last week against Long Reach and Centennial, finally came of age.Atholton trailed by 14 points to Long Reach after three quarters, but a surge by senior co-captain Worsley and by teammate Keith Jefferson led the Raiders to an 84-83 win. Worsley scored 23 points -- 12 in the fourth quarter -- and had 13 rebounds.Then, in a loss to unbeaten fifth-ranked Centennial, Worsley scored 27 points and had nine rebounds. His 11-point third quarter rallied Atholton from eight to two points down before his two free throws with 7: 05 left gave Atholton a 47-45 lead.
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By Rick Belz and Rick Belz,SUN STAFF | February 12, 1997
For Centennial's Matt Laycock, a phone call Feb. 2 brought a sense of deja vu.The fifth-ranked Eagles basketball team's leading scorer (19.2) and rebounder (8.5) was called unexpectedly to the U.S. National under-18 soccer tryout camp in San Diego.He will be there through Sunday. Only 26 players are invited, and 18 will be selected to play in Italy in March.Laycock, who has accepted a soccer scholarship to North Carolina and is a National Soccer Coaches of America All-American, also missed six games his sophomore season because of soccer committments.
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By Rick Belz and Rick Belz,SUN STAFF | January 22, 1997
Matt Laycock of Centennial was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-American team last weekend in Nashville, Tenn.The 6-foot-5, 190-pound Laycock, headed to the University of North Carolina on a scholarship, also was named Maryland Player of the Year by the NSCAA.He was one of three All-Americans from Maryland. The other two were Mike Potempa of Loyola and Matt Gormley of Whitman.Laycock was a two-time first-team All-Metro midfielder, and a member of the national-champion Columbia United club team.
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By Rick Belz and Rick Belz,SUN STAFF | January 18, 1997
Centennial players say they play their best in front of big crowds, and they proved it last night at jam-packed Mount Hebron.The seventh-ranked Eagles (13-0 overall, 9-0 Howard County league) took advantage of some poor first-quarter shooting by the Vikings to run up a 19-10 lead at the quarter.They never looked back, scoring a 77-61 victory."We love a rowdy, heckling crowd, and we just got out of the box early," said Centennial's Denny Chapman. "Offensively, we have so many weapons it's hard to come back against us."
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By Rick Belz and Rick Belz,SUN STAFF | January 11, 1997
When Centennial's "train" pulled out last night, Oakland Mills was left at the station.Everything came together for the ninth-ranked Eagles (10-0 overall, 6-0 league), who rocked Oakland Mills, 78-51.What was expected to be a competitive game turned into an early rout when Centennial's defense forced Oakland Mills (5-5, 3-2) to shoot 2-for-14 from the field in the first quarter. The Scorpions made one of their first 12 shots.By halftime, with Centennial up 26-17, Oakland Mills had been able to make just seven of 28 shots.
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By Rick Belz and Rick Belz,SUN STAFF | January 9, 1997
Centennial finally shook off its Atholton jinx yesterday. And the Eagles did it with their usual modus operandi -- the free throw.They were 12-for-15 at the foul line in the final 1: 24, and 24-for-34 for the game. Atholton made 11 of its 22 free throws.Ninth-ranked Centennial (9-0 overall, 5-0 league) had lost six straight games to the Raiders, stretching back to 1993, including two bitter defeats last season when the two teams shared the county title. Those two losses were by a total of five points.
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By Rick Belz and Rick Belz,SUN STAFF | November 13, 1996
Matt Laycock is the fourth Centennial athlete in the past two weeks to accept an athletic scholarship to a major college.Laycock, an All-State soccer midfielder who has played on U. S. national teams and on a national championship club team, committed orally last week to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.He visited Rutgers, Virginia, Laycock Wake Forest and Maryland in addition to North Carolina."They were all quality schools, and I liked them all, but I just woke up one morning and decided I wanted to go to North Carolina.
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By Rick Belz and Rick Belz,SUN STAFF | December 12, 1996
If anyone wondered whether Westminster coach Dave Byers was upset with how his Owls played at Centennial last night, his words left no doubt."I couldn't think of one thing during the game that we did well," Byers said after his Centennial had trounced his team, 66-47. "We got off the bus well. We warmed up well. And we'll probably ride the bus back home well. But we got outplayed in every facet of the game."We didn't match their intensity. We got kicked on the boards. We stood around watching and were not aggressive on cuts or going for the ball.
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By Rick Belz and Rick Belz,SUN STAFF | December 12, 1996
If anyone wondered whether Westminster coach Dave Byers was upset with how his Owls played at Centennial last night, his words left no doubt."I couldn't think of one thing during the game that we did well," Byers said after his Centennial had trounced his team, 66-47. "We got off the bus well. We warmed up well. And we'll probably ride the bus back home well. But we got outplayed in every facet of the game."We didn't match their intensity. We got kicked on the boards. We stood around watching and were not aggressive on cuts or going for the ball.
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