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By Matt Bracken and The Baltimore Sun | May 25, 2012
After two seasons at Connecticut, Roscoe Smith   is headed west to finish out his college basketball career. The former All-Metro forward from Walbook has committed to UNLV, according to CBSSports.com's Jeff Goodman . Smith should be eligible to play for the Runnin' Rebels immediately because of UConn's NCAA postseason ban for academic reasons . Smith had a promising freshman year for the national-champion Huskies during the...
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By Aaron Dodson, The Baltimore Sun | June 25, 2014
Those close to Roscoe Smith share a favorite phrase. When speaking of Smith, a Baltimore native and 6-foot-8 Nevada-Las Vegas forward entered in Thursday's NBA draft, they repeat a pair of words, over and over. It's not necessarily a nickname, but his trainer, high school and college coaches all refer to Smith in one way or another as the epitome of a "hard worker. " Those two words find their way into sentences after his name because those around him say Smith is always the first player in the gym and the last to leave.
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By Glenn Graham | May 25, 2012
Learning the game of lacrosse in Baltimore City and playing for Walbrook during his high school days, Limestone College freshman Jamar Peete has come a long way. On Sunday, lacrosse will take him to Gillette Stadium as the Saints (17-1) take on Dowlin College in the NCAA Division II championship game set for 1 p.m. Seeing time at midfield for Limestone, which is located in Goffrey, S.C., Peete has scored one goal and added five assists in a reserve role this season. Limestone is making its first title game appearance since 2005.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | May 15, 2014
Leon Furman, former director of sales for a machinery company and a World War II veteran, died May 3 of heart failure at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 95. The son of Stephen Furman, founder and president of Pederewski Building & Loan, and Maryanna Furman, owner of Lauren's Grocery Store in Walbrook, Leon Furman was born and raised on Haubert Street in Locust Point. After graduating from Southern High School, he attended the Johns Hopkins University.
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By Alexander Pyles and The Baltimore Sun | April 8, 2014
As members of the national champion Connecticut men's basketball team took turns cutting down the nets at AT&T Stadium late Monday night, missing from the long line of scissor-wielding champs was a former Baltimore basketball star. Roscoe Smith , who graduated in 2010 from Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Va., was first a dynamic, 6-foot-8 guard-small forward at Walbrook in West Baltimore, where he averaged 21.4 points and 11 rebounds per game during his junior seaosn.
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By Derek Toney | December 22, 1990
Despite winning on Thursday, Walbrook coach Gus Herrington was a little worried about his team's level of intensity going into last night's game at Calvert Hall.But the No. 4 Warriors (4-1, 3-1) put to rest Herrington's doubts, defeating the Cardinals (2-3, 1-2), 49-37, in a Maryland Scholastic A Conference Division I contest.Stevie Thomas continued his consistent play for Walbrook, scoring a game-high 24 points and pulling down six rebounds.Tuesday, the Warriors were upset at Mount St. Joseph (82-75)
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By Paul McMullen | April 10, 1992
Steve Thomas, an All-Metro forward at Walbrook High who is spending this school year at New Hampton (N.H.) Prep, says he will sign a basketball letter of intent with Towson State when the late-signing period begins Wednesday.Thomas, a four-year varsity player at Walbrook, was recruited by the Tigers as a senior, but did not meet the NCAA academic requirements for freshman eligibility. He has raised his Scholastic Aptitude Test score to 740 and will have four years of eligibility at Towson State.
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By Jeff Seidel and Jeff Seidel,Special to The Sun | February 3, 1994
Mervo wants to win the Maryland Scholastic Association B Conference championship. And since the first day of practice, one subject has been repeatedly discussed -- the need to defeat two-time defending champion Walbrook."
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By Derek Toney and Derek Toney,Contributing Writer | February 28, 1993
All season, their focus been to reach the state finals at the University of Maryland. But before it got to that, Lake Clifton had some unfinished business to take care of last night at an unusual location.Before a capacity crowd at Dunbar, the No. 2 Lakers defeated No. 3 Walbrook, 77-63, to win the Maryland Scholastic Association Gamper Conference championship.Senior guard Kevin Norris led the Lakers (17-4) with 25 points and 10 assists. Shawnta Rogers had 22 and 10 assists while Reggie Frazier added 17 and eight rebounds.
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By Mark Bomster and Mark Bomster,Evening Sun | September 25, 1990
The $15.9 million asbestos-removal and reconstruction project at Walbrook High School is continuing, with a contractor now replacing heating, ventilation, water and other mechanical systems.The school is due to reopen on schedule Sept. 1, 1991, when Walbrook students who have been temporarily sharing Southwestern High School are to move back into their own building.The building, designed for 2,500 students, was the subject of a major asbestos-removal project that got under way in March 1989.
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By Alexander Pyles and The Baltimore Sun | April 8, 2014
As members of the national champion Connecticut men's basketball team took turns cutting down the nets at AT&T Stadium late Monday night, missing from the long line of scissor-wielding champs was a former Baltimore basketball star. Roscoe Smith , who graduated in 2010 from Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Va., was first a dynamic, 6-foot-8 guard-small forward at Walbrook in West Baltimore, where he averaged 21.4 points and 11 rebounds per game during his junior seaosn.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | November 1, 2013
Three men were shot - two fatally - in two separate incidents that occurred within hours in the same East Baltimore neighborhood, police said. The first shooting was reported about 1:10 p.m. in the 2000 block of Kennedy Ave. near Cecil Elementary School and north of Green Mount Cemetery in East Baltimore's Midway neighborhood. A police spokeswoman said one victim was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other was pronounced dead about 2 p.m. at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Police identified Baltimore residents Brian Michael Birden, 21, and Michael Anthony Carter, 24, as the victims in the shooting.
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | June 27, 2013
An alarming rise in summer violence continued Thursday, as the past week's death toll rose to 12 in Baltimore and politicians began sniping over blame. City police announced arrests — including men charged in previous violence — even as detectives found themselves with new killings to investigate. Two men were fatally shot and one wounded early Thursday in West Baltimore, and three women were taken to hospitals after a shooting in Northeast Baltimore Thursday night. In all, 35 people have been shot since last Friday.
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By Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun | November 17, 2012
A man was shot and killed in the Walbrook neighborhood Friday night, police said, and another was shot, but not fatally, on East North Avenue early Saturday. Officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 3000 block of Elgin Avevnue at 10:12 p.m. and found a man, not named by police, suffering mutliple gunshot wounds. Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene minutes later, according to police. Police believe the victim was walking on the street, approached by another person and shot.
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The Baltimore Sun | August 21, 2012
A 35-year-old man died after he was shot in Southwest Baltimore on Monday night, according to police. Homicide detectives responded to an apartment in the 3200 block of Walbrook Avenue, in the Walbrook neighborhood, shortly after 9 p.m., police said. According to a police report, the detectives found a man shot in the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:11 p.m., and his body was taken by investigating officers with the state's Chief Medical Examiner. The identity of the victim has not been released.
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By Glenn Graham | May 25, 2012
Learning the game of lacrosse in Baltimore City and playing for Walbrook during his high school days, Limestone College freshman Jamar Peete has come a long way. On Sunday, lacrosse will take him to Gillette Stadium as the Saints (17-1) take on Dowlin College in the NCAA Division II championship game set for 1 p.m. Seeing time at midfield for Limestone, which is located in Goffrey, S.C., Peete has scored one goal and added five assists in a reserve role this season. Limestone is making its first title game appearance since 2005.
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By Derek Toney and Derek Toney,Contributing Writer | February 22, 1995
About a year ago, Walbrook coach Gus Herrington was standing in an office in the school's gymnasium collecting basketballs after a season-ending loss to Lake Clifton, which ensured his first losing season as varsity coach.After the Warriors' regular-season finale yesterday against Southwestern, Herrington was putting his team uniforms in the dryer. Only this time, it wasn't to put them into storage, but to have them ready for next week's state 4A playoffs.The No. 4 Warriors secured at least a top three spot in the state 4A North regionals with an 82-70 victory over the visiting and No. 10 Sabers in a Baltimore City 4A League contest.
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By Derek Toney and Derek Toney,Contributing Writer | February 12, 1993
One road to the state Class 3A semifinals at Cole Field House will be going through Walbrook.The No. 3 Warriors all but assured themselves of the home-court edge for the Region III playoffs and wrapped up first place in the Maryland Scholastic Association Gamper Conference 3A-2A Division with a 66-63 victory over visiting and No. 6 Southwestern yesterday.Sophomore forward Travone Broadway scored 17 points, including a free throw with 32 seconds remaining in regulation to give Walbrook (16-2, 13-1)
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By Matt Bracken and The Baltimore Sun | May 25, 2012
After two seasons at Connecticut, Roscoe Smith   is headed west to finish out his college basketball career. The former All-Metro forward from Walbook has committed to UNLV, according to CBSSports.com's Jeff Goodman . Smith should be eligible to play for the Runnin' Rebels immediately because of UConn's NCAA postseason ban for academic reasons . Smith had a promising freshman year for the national-champion Huskies during the...
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By Matt Bracken and The Baltimore Sun | May 8, 2012
Wayne Hill left Walbrook two years ago as a 5-foot-7 freshman. When Hill returned to Baltimore last fall after a year in North Carolina, Forest Park coach Greate White  was struck by a fairly obvious change in the combo guard's appearance. “He was 5-7 when he left and he came back 6-4,” said White, who coached Hill on Walbrook's junior varsity during the 2009-10 season. “I recognized him, but I was like, 'Wow, he has grown.' Once he got on the court, you could tell his game had grown and matured also.
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