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By Stan Rappaport and Stan Rappaport,SUN STAFF | February 9, 2000
Julie Napolitano, the starting point guard on Mount Hebron's fourth-ranked girls basketball team, will miss next week's game against second-ranked River Hill because she will be in Arizona with the Maryland Olympic Development Program soccer team. Napolitano, a sophomore, averages 4.3 points and has 69 steals, 24 more than Annie Collins, who is second. Napolitano is a tenacious defensive player, and has become more confident on offense. "I'd be lying if I said we weren't going to miss her," said Mount Hebron coach Scott Robinson.
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By Stan Rappaport and Stan Rappaport,SUN STAFF | February 9, 2000
Julie Napolitano, the starting point guard on Mount Hebron's fourth-ranked girls basketball team, will miss next week's game against second-ranked River Hill because she will be in Arizona with the Maryland Olympic Development Program soccer team. Napolitano, a sophomore, averages 4.3 points and has 69 steals, 24 more than Annie Collins, who is second. Napolitano is a tenacious defensive player, and has become more confident on offense. "I'd be lying if I said we weren't going to miss her," said Mount Hebron coach Scott Robinson.
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By Stan Rappaport and Stan Rappaport,SUN STAFF | September 21, 1997
Cynthia Odell's future is in Hilton Head, S.C.Her husband, Barry, an assistant principal last year at River Hill High School, is there working in sales for Marriott Vacation Club International. They own property and plan to build a house.But the future is three months away.Odell quit her job as a Spanish teacher at Wilde Lake Middle in June and spent the summer with Barry in Hilton Head. But they agreed she would return to Howard County to sell their home and to tie up loose ends.And to coach River Hill's girls soccer team one more season.
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By Stan Rappaport and Stan Rappaport,SUN STAFF | September 21, 1997
Cynthia Odell's future is in Hilton Head, S.C.Her husband, Barry, an assistant principal last year at River Hill High School, is there working in sales for Marriott Vacation Club International. They own property and plan to build a house.But the future is three months away.Odell quit her job as a Spanish teacher at Wilde Lake Middle in June and spent the summer with Barry in Hilton Head. But they agreed she would return to Howard County to sell their home and to tie up loose ends.And to coach River Hill's girls soccer team one more season.
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,Staff writer | August 1, 1991
Today, Glen Burnie resident Kim Myers is one of the three best teen-age goalkeepers on the East Coast and one of the 10 best in America.But that wasn't the case three years ago, when critics questioned -- and even laughed at -- girls under-16 coach Mike Curry for keepingMyers on his state team of the Olympic Developmental Soccer Program.Because Myers only started playing soccer as a 12-year-old, the critics figured Myers, then 15, was far behind the others -- the majority of whom had been kicking the ball around since they were in diapers.
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By Katherine Dunn | September 5, 2000
Ali Andrzejewski (Midfielder, McDonogh) An ODP Under-17 national team player, the All-Metro junior will have a hand in almost everything the Eagles do and still remain a lethal scoring threat. Hollis Botti (Striker, Hereford) The junior second-team All-Metro pick is headed toward shattering all of the Bulls' scoring records despite coming off an ACL injury. Stephanie Sybert (Striker, Maryvale) The All-Metro senior will use her firepower to try to boost the Lions into the IAAM A Conference hunt.
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By Rick Belz and Rick Belz,Staff writer | June 23, 1991
Hamisi Amani-Dove of Columbia will take one more step up the long ladder to the U.S. Olympic soccer team next week when he plays on the Olympic Development Program's national soccer team in Canada.The 17-year-old resident, who caught the eye at ODP coaches at a recent regional tryout, will travel to Vancouver, British Columbia, to play onthe program's under-20 national soccer team July 1-8 against teams from Canada and Mexico.If the coaches like what they see, Amani-Dove could become a permanent member of the national squad.
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By Gary Davidson and Gary Davidson,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | September 17, 1997
Matt Smith thought he had done a pretty good job in his two years as coach of the Maryland State Youth Soccer Association's Olympic Development Program for boys, especially after a summer of record accomplishments.Last month, however, the association's board of directors unanimously endorsed new president Tim Miller's decision to replace Smith in the job, which pays $3,000 a year.Tonight at 7, when the MSYSA holds its regular board meeting in its Millersville office, numerous supporters of Smith, led by Keith Tabatznik, who served as the ODP coach for eight years, are expected to formally request reconsideration of Smith's termination.
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,Staff writer | June 28, 1991
Kim Myers has made a name for herself in local soccer circles as a three-year starting goalie at Glen Burnie High.Having been blessedwith the physical attributes that are perfect for her position -- she stands 5-foot-11 and weighs 155 pounds -- skill never has been a problem. Bad luck and injuries, on the other hand, have plagued the two-time All-County and All-Metro selection in her quest for national recognition.In each of the last two summers, Myers has come within a hair of making the U.S. Olympic Developmental Program's Under-19 national team, only to be held back by injuries.
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,SUN STAFF | October 31, 1995
In 1978, Bill Seal coached McDonogh to a 14-3 record and one of four Maryland Scholastic Association B Conference boys soccer crowns. And in 1990, another Eagles squad lost, 2-1, to Calvert Hall in the tournament semifinals."
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,Staff writer | August 1, 1991
Today, Glen Burnie resident Kim Myers is one of the three best teen-age goalkeepers on the East Coast and one of the 10 best in America.But that wasn't the case three years ago, when critics questioned -- and even laughed at -- girls under-16 coach Mike Curry for keepingMyers on his state team of the Olympic Developmental Soccer Program.Because Myers only started playing soccer as a 12-year-old, the critics figured Myers, then 15, was far behind the others -- the majority of whom had been kicking the ball around since they were in diapers.
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By Roch Eric Kubatko | December 5, 1993
Old Mill senior Michelle Salmon qualified last week for the United States Youth Soccer Association's under-17 All-American girls soccer team.Salmon, who twice has been named Anne Arundel County's girls soccer Player of the Year during her four seasons at Old Mill, has been taking part in tryouts in Boca Raton, Fla. She was expected to arrive home yesterday, said her mother, Carol Salmon.Michelle also is in a pool with 23 other players from throughout the country vying for a spot on the Olympic Development Program's under-20 national traveling team.
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By Rick Belz and Rick Belz,Staff Writer | March 31, 1993
Two of the county's premier soccer players have made their college choices.Glenelg goaltender Russell Payne is headed to the University of Maryland and Atholton fullback Alex Denno is bound for Old Dominion University. Both will receive soccer-related scholarships.Payne still is waiting word on a possible full-academic scholarship and won't take the soccer money if that comes through."I haven't actually signed yet, but the scholarship has been put aside for me," Payne said.Payne, a goaltender on the regional Olympic Developmental Program team, will join Malcolm Gillian (Oakland Mills)
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