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By Mario Tarradell and Mario Tarradell,DALLAS MORNING NEWS | September 22, 1996
Four years ago, Michelle Wright was a promising country singer with a hit under her belt and an Academy of Country Music hat trophy in her hands.Today, she's a struggling artist."
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By Mike Frainie, Special to The Baltimore Sun | March 10, 2012
With less than a minute left in Saturday's Class 1A state championship game at UMBC, a Dunbar fan held up a sign reading "Lady Poets Pride. " Shortly thereafter, the Poets had plenty to be proud of, winning their second consecutive state championship by defeating Western Tech, 50-42. The Wolverines made a game of it in the fourth quarter, but the Poets' first-half defense and second-half inside-outside offense were just too much. Senior Michelle Wright - as she has all season - led the Poets (20-6)
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By Katherine Dunn, The Baltimore Sun | March 9, 2012
When Dunbar guard Shylia Buie talks about the No. 4 Poets' drive toward the state Class 1A girls basketball final, she refers to a favorite saying of assistant coach Tyesha Clark: "Teamwork makes the dream work. " Buie led that team-oriented charge in Friday night's Class 1A semifinal against Kent County, dishing out nine of the Poets' 20 assists and helping Michelle Wright and Damisha Hazelton dominate the paint en route to an 84-43 victory at UMBC's RAC Arena. The Poets (19-6)
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By Katherine Dunn, The Baltimore Sun | March 9, 2012
When Dunbar guard Shylia Buie talks about the No. 4 Poets' drive toward the state Class 1A girls basketball final, she refers to a favorite saying of assistant coach Tyesha Clark: "Teamwork makes the dream work. " Buie led that team-oriented charge in Friday night's Class 1A semifinal against Kent County, dishing out nine of the Poets' 20 assists and helping Michelle Wright and Damisha Hazelton dominate the paint en route to an 84-43 victory at UMBC's RAC Arena. The Poets (19-6)
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By Katherine Dunn, The Baltimore Sun | December 3, 2011
10 Players returning from last winter's All-Metro first and second teams 40 Points scored by Dunbar's Michelle Wright in the Class 1A title game — fifth-most in state tournament history 1,053 Career points scored so far by New Town junior Jannah Tucker
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By Katherine Dunn and The Baltimore Sun | March 6, 2012
The 5-foot-10 junior forward averaged 17.7 points in three playoff games last week to lead the Huskies to their first regional girls basketball championship. Golec scored 25 points and had five rebounds in a 63-48 semifinal upset of defending regional champion Joppatowne. She also had 13 points and eight rebounds in a 38-31 regional quarterfinal win over Edgewood and 14 points in a 61-58 championship victory over Kent Island. Golec averages 18.6 points per game for the 20-5 Huskies, who are riding a 12-game winning streak.
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By Sloane Brown | August 15, 1999
What would you do if you gave a party for someone who then wasn't able to make it? You might spend the time with your other guests talking about the missing honoree and his accomplishments. That's exactly what members of Oyo Traditions, a Baltimore Afrocentric cultural arts organization, did when Chief Ogundiya of Nigeria could not make the party.Oyo sponsored a Baltimore visit for the African traditional healer, but hours before his scheduled welcoming reception at the Eubie Blake Cultural Center, the organization learned that he wouldn't be able to make it. That didn't keep party guests from coming, and discussing the African religion of Ogun, in which Ogun-diya is a chief priest.
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By Katherine Dunn, The Baltimore Sun | January 20, 2012
A year ago, nerves might have gotten the better of Poly guard Blair Harding in a close game like Friday night's Baltimore City Division I contest at Dunbar. Not anymore. The senior led the No. 6 Engineers with 24 points, including 11 of 13 free throws, as they defeated the No. 9 Poets, 57-47, to improve to 13-0 and to 5-0 in the division. In a game neither team led by more than six points until the final four minutes, Harding's 3-pointer from the corner to open the fourth quarter sparked a 7-2 Poly run that gave the Engineers the lead for good.
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By Katherine Dunn, The Baltimore Sun | February 11, 2011
With five teams still in contention in the Baltimore City Division I girls basketball race, two losses in a row could doom one of those contenders. Dunbar's girls understood that. After falling to No. 14 Western on Tuesday, the No. 11 Poets needed a win Friday against City to pull into a three-way tie atop the division standings. Thanks to strong defense and timely shooting, the host Poets took a 44-34 victory and dealt the Knights their first city loss. "We needed a win here, because we felt we should have never lost (to Western)
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By Katherine Dunn, The Baltimore Sun | February 8, 2011
Western's Raiya McKnight doesn't get nervous at the free-throw line, and the No.14 Doves needed her nerves of steel to fight off No. 11 Dunbar in overtime Tuesday night. McKnight scored all 18 of her points in the second half and overtime, including 10 of 12 from the free-throw line, as the host Doves made a tight Baltimore City DivisionI race tighter with a 74-66 victory against Dunbar. "It's a huge win," she said. "We're finally coming into our own. Dunbar was undefeated [in the division]
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By Katherine Dunn and The Baltimore Sun | March 6, 2012
The 5-foot-10 junior forward averaged 17.7 points in three playoff games last week to lead the Huskies to their first regional girls basketball championship. Golec scored 25 points and had five rebounds in a 63-48 semifinal upset of defending regional champion Joppatowne. She also had 13 points and eight rebounds in a 38-31 regional quarterfinal win over Edgewood and 14 points in a 61-58 championship victory over Kent Island. Golec averages 18.6 points per game for the 20-5 Huskies, who are riding a 12-game winning streak.
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By Katherine Dunn, The Baltimore Sun | January 28, 2012
For the first time all season, the No. 1 Aberdeen girls basketball team ran into an opponent Saturday that was as quick as the Eagles and able to challenge 6-foot-3 All-Metro center Bri Jones in the paint. Still, No. 7 Dunbar could not stop the Eagles from finally breaking away in a game that was tied with five minutes to go. Aberdeen, which drifted away from its inside game at times, went back to Jones and forward TK Fowlkes in the end, and the duo combined for 12 of Aberdeen's final 17 points in a 60-48 victory in the Basketball Academy at Lake Clifton.
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By Katherine Dunn, The Baltimore Sun | January 26, 2012
Baltimore City girls basketball got the better of its Baltimore County counterparts at Thursday's opening day of the 16 t h Annual Basketball Academy as No. 6 Poly and No. 7 Dunbar scored easy victories. Poly (14-0) used balanced scoring to roll over Randallstown, 69-9, and Dunbar (11-4) got 33 points from All-Metro forward Michelle Wright to match Woodlawn's total in the Poets' 76-33 victory at Lake Clifton, the home for all three days of this year's event. The Engineers scored the first 23 points of their game and put 12 players in the box score, including three in double figures - Keli Alston with 12 points and Blair Harding and Chaun Crockett with 10 each.
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By Katherine Dunn, The Baltimore Sun | January 20, 2012
A year ago, nerves might have gotten the better of Poly guard Blair Harding in a close game like Friday night's Baltimore City Division I contest at Dunbar. Not anymore. The senior led the No. 6 Engineers with 24 points, including 11 of 13 free throws, as they defeated the No. 9 Poets, 57-47, to improve to 13-0 and to 5-0 in the division. In a game neither team led by more than six points until the final four minutes, Harding's 3-pointer from the corner to open the fourth quarter sparked a 7-2 Poly run that gave the Engineers the lead for good.
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By Katherine Dunn, The Baltimore Sun | January 6, 2012
In a tight basketball game featuring an All-Metro forward on each side, most fans looked to one of them to make the difference. Digital Harbor's A'Lexus Harrison and Dunbar's Michelle Wright led their teams to a one-point difference going into the final 35 seconds Friday night, but Harrison would grab a couple rebounds, hit two free throws and make a steal to seal a 40-37 victory for the visiting No. 2 Rams. Wright, a powerful 5 feet 9, was fouled as she hit a layup to pull the No. 11 Poets within 38-37 with 35 seconds to go in the Baltimore City Division I game.
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By Katherine Dunn, The Baltimore Sun | December 3, 2011
10 Players returning from last winter's All-Metro first and second teams 40 Points scored by Dunbar's Michelle Wright in the Class 1A title game — fifth-most in state tournament history 1,053 Career points scored so far by New Town junior Jannah Tucker
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By Katherine Dunn, The Baltimore Sun | January 26, 2012
Baltimore City girls basketball got the better of its Baltimore County counterparts at Thursday's opening day of the 16 t h Annual Basketball Academy as No. 6 Poly and No. 7 Dunbar scored easy victories. Poly (14-0) used balanced scoring to roll over Randallstown, 69-9, and Dunbar (11-4) got 33 points from All-Metro forward Michelle Wright to match Woodlawn's total in the Poets' 76-33 victory at Lake Clifton, the home for all three days of this year's event. The Engineers scored the first 23 points of their game and put 12 players in the box score, including three in double figures - Keli Alston with 12 points and Blair Harding and Chaun Crockett with 10 each.
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