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By Kent Baker | January 16, 1999
TodaySeven older fillies and mares are set for the post in the $75,000-added Maryland Racing Writers Handicap at 1 1/8 miles. Off two consecutive victories, the favorite figures to be Merengue, the Broad Brush filly trained by Donald Barr. She scored by a nose in the Nellie Morse last time out after an impressive two-length victory in the mud in the graded Anne Arundel Handicap. Chief opposition could come from Mo Hotta Mo Betta with Edgar Prado up.TomorrowA wide-open affair looms in the $40,000-added Miracle Wood Stakes for 3-year-olds.
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SPORTS
By Bob Pickering | December 11, 1999
TodayThe Bowie Stakes has lured nine evenly matched sprinters, 3-year-olds and up, for its seventh running. The six-furlong dash carries a $50,000 purse.Power By Far, the likely choice, won back-to-back, added-money events prior to a fourth-place finish in Aqueduct's Sport Page Handicap. Von Groovy, a local favorite who finished second in the Lite the Fuse Stakes, is also likely to get attention at the mutuels. He has been campaigned only three times this season and is still seeking his first victory.
SPORTS
September 19, 2001
BOYS Shane Stroup River Hill, cross country The 5-foot-8 senior clocked a time of 16 minutes, 32.95 seconds to win the Howard County Striders Invitational 5K at Centennial. For Stroup, the time was a full eight seconds faster than the next competitor, who happened to be defending Howard County and defending Class 1A state champ Izudin Mehmedovic. In victory, Stroup captured his first cross country invitational title - he was fourth at states last fall - and only his second cross country triumph over Mehmedovic.
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June 9, 1995
The art of manufacturing runs, coupled with good pitching and defense, has been the Mark Stover trademark for 11 seasons at Broadneck.Until this season, the best results had been a 14-7 campaign as a region semifinalist last year. This year, Stover led the Bruins to the 3A state championship and a school record 18-6 record, including a 2-1 victory over South Carroll in the final.Stover (131-98, .572) was not very optimistic before the season with only two returning starters and an inexperienced pitching -- staff.
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By Capsules written by The Sun, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Newsday, Orlando Sentinel, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Hartford Courant, Allentown Morning Call and Newport News Daily Press. and Capsules written by The Sun, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Newsday, Orlando Sentinel, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Hartford Courant, Allentown Morning Call and Newport News Daily Press.,CollegeRPI.com; ESPN.com. Note: Road record does not include neutral sites. Yesterday's games not included in player stats | March 14, 2005
1. Duke Location: Durham, N.C. Record: 25-5. RPI: 5. Record vs. tournament field: 9-2. Road record: 5-4. Record in past 10: 7-3. Impressive victories: Feb. 9, North Carolina, 71-70; Feb. 20, Wake Forest, 102-92. Disturbing losses: Jan. 26, Maryland, 75-66; Feb. 17, at Virginia Tech, 67-65. Top players: Jr. J.J. Redick, G, 22.7 ppg, 3.3 rpg; Jr. Shelden Williams, F, 15.6 ppg, 11.1 rpg. Skinny: It's not the typical great Duke team as the Blue Devils have been slowed by a lack of depth and a series of injuries.
SPORTS
By Bob Mieszerski and Bob Mieszerski,Los Angeles Times | March 11, 1993
ARCADIA, Calif. -- Eddie Delahoussaye joined one exclusive club yesterday at Santa Anita and membership in another could be forthcoming.When 2-1 favorite Ackler won the fifth race, Delahoussaye became the 14th rider to win 5,000 races, and the milestone might be enough to help him get elected to racing's Hall Of Fame.Ballots were mailed out recently to 100 turf writers around the United States, and Delahoussaye is again on the list of jockeys. Results will be announced April 19."One of these days, they'll put me in there," he said.
SPORTS
By James H. Jackson and James H. Jackson,Staff Writer | September 7, 1992
Freddy Castillo rode two winners yesterday at Timonium Race Course, including the featured Housebuster Purse.Castillo, who leads the Timonium jockey standing with 12 victories with one day remaining, gave Kelly's Class a perfect ride to win the four-furlong allowance race in 46 seconds over a sloppy track.Bold Jag and Mouse Man battled for the lead from the first jump out of the gate to the top of stretch when Castillo made his move on the 4-year-old colt, which he had lying in third. Castillo took Kelly's Class wide and pulled away with a rush through the stretch to beat Mouse Man by 2 1/4 lengths.
NEWS
By Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Julie Hirschfeld Davis,SUN NATIONAL STAFF | March 3, 2004
WASHINGTON - Sen. John Kerry effectively clinched the Democratic presidential nomination last night, racking up decisive primary victories, including in Maryland, that led his rival Sen. John Edwards to signal that he's quitting the race. Kerry achieved a near sweep of the 10 coast-to-coast Super Tuesday contests - the biggest nomination fight to date - with a huge haul of delegates up for grabs. Among others, his victories included California, New York, Georgia and the pivotal battleground state of Ohio.
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