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By Jeff Seidel and Jeff Seidel,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | November 12, 1995
Even the dimly lit hallway at Hereford High School could not hide the sadness on the face of Westminster coach Jim Gilford."We gave it our best shot," said Gilford softly. "I couldn't be more proud of them."For the No. 5 Westminster boys, the mood at yesterday's state championship meet was a mixture of pride and sadness. Gilford and the Owls liked their second-place finish in Class 4A, but ending up eight points behind champion Walt Whitman hurt.The Owls once more got good performances from their top five.
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By PAT O'MALLEY and PAT O'MALLEY,SUN REPORTER | March 12, 2006
College Park -- Coach Kim Rivers and his Randallstown Rams became the first Baltimore County boys basketball team to repeat as a state champion with last night's 64-54 victory over the Eastern Shore's Wicomico in the Class 2A final at Comcast Center. Randallstown gave the Baltimore metro area three of the four state champions for the second year in a row, with Dunbar (1A) and Long Reach (3A) winning earlier in the day. Randallstown and Dunbar are repeat champions. It was the fourth state title overall and the third since 2001 for the No. 2 Rams (26-1)
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By From Staff Reports | March 11, 1994
Shakil Brew scored a team-high 20 points to lead top-seeded Springbrook (22-2) to a 66-64 victory over fourth-seeded Glen Burnie (20-5) in a Class 4A state semifinal last night at Cole Field House.Tyrian Ridges added 13 points, including 11 in the second half, as Springbrook held off a furious second-half comeback by Glen Burnie.Shawn Mahaney scored 22 points for the Gophers and Rocky Newton added 17.The Gophers had a chance to tie, but William Brown missed a shot in the paint in the final four seconds.
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By Rick Belz | September 26, 1991
Senior Eric Tischer curled a left-footed corner kick into the upper far corner of the net, giving top-ranked Centennial a 2-1, come-from-behind overtime victory against Walt Whitman last night.Tischer's shot came in the fifth minute of the first sudden-death period at rain-drenched Whitman and touched off a jubilant but soggy victory celebration to the right of Whitman's net."It was the first time I've scored off a corner kick during a game," Tischer said. It was his second goal of the season.
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By Glenn Graham and Glenn Graham,glenn.graham@baltsun.com | January 25, 2009
Severn senior forward Leanne Hug, expected back early this week after missing two weeks with an ankle injury, will be a welcome sight as the Admirals prepare for the stretch run in defending their Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland B Conference crown. The Admirals (13-3, 6-2 in the league before Friday's game against Mount de Sales) have held their own in Hug's absence with different players taking turns stepping up. In Tuesday's 54-38 victory over St. Vincent Pallotti, the team got 14 points from junior guard Leah Cranmer and 10 rebounds and three blocks from senior center Caitlin Sheehan.
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By Tony Perry and Tony Perry,LOS ANGELES TIMES | March 12, 1998
These are boom times for Walt Whitman, America's most famous poet.A century after his death, Whitman, the poet of democracy, the poet of the body and soul, commands a loyal and expansive following from his birthplace on New York's Long Island to the literary circles of China.His rough, rigorous, unrhymed verse, informal and impassioned, appeals to both genders, all ages and numerous nationalities."Whitman is the poet of liberty, of individual freedom," said Carol Muske-Dukes, a poet and creative writing professor at the University of Southern California.
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By MIKE FRAINIE and MIKE FRAINIE,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | March 4, 2006
COLLEGE PARK -- North Carroll (37 points) holds the second-place spot, the highest among Baltimore-area Class 4A-3A schools, after the quarterfinals at the Maryland state wrestling tournament yesterday at Cole Field House. LaPlata (44 points) is the leader, with local schools Broadneck (tied for fifth place, 28 points), Arundel (eighth, 25 points), Old Mill (ninth, 24 points), and River Hill (10th, 22 1/2 points) also placing in the top 10. North Carroll placed three wrestlers into today's semifinals -- Jeremy Seipp (103 pounds)
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By Stephen Margulies | July 3, 1994
We are all top fashion models! A hundred years ago, Walt Whitman claimed that the very ordinariness of people made them part of the "divine average." Twenty-odd years ago, Andy Warhol, master of numb mediocrity, could predict that someday advances in the media would mean that everyone would have 15 minutes of fame -- which is, of course, worse than oblivion.But Richard Avedon, perhaps the greatest contemporary American photographer, knows that we are all top fashion models. We are not average.
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | March 1, 1998
Junior Erica Pearson (Walt Whitman) registered her 18th double double -- 20 points, 14 rebounds -- of the season to lead host St. Mary's to a 77-50 win over Mary Washington to capture the Capital Athletic Conference tournament title yesterday and earn an automatic berth to the NCAA Division III tournament.Tied at 8 after 4 1/2 minutes, the Seahawks (20-7) went on 35-16 run to take a 43-24 lead over Mary Washington (20-7) at the half. St. Mary's shot 65.5 percent from the field in the first half.
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By Chuck Acquisto and Chuck Acquisto,Special to The Sun | May 27, 1994
Rain, thunder and lightning delayed the Maryland state track and field championships at Western Maryland College yesterday, costing Howard High critical points in several Class 3A field events.During a 90-minute delay, coming after an hour of Class 3A and 4A competition at Scott S. Blair Stadium, Howard lost strong chances to capture points in boys 3A competition as four seniors elected to head back to school with boys coach Dave Glenn to attend the school's senior awards banquet."The rain helped make up their minds real quick," said Howard assistant boys coach Tony Holland, who added the stay-or-go decision was left up to each athlete.
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