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By Will Fesperman and The Baltimore Sun | July 14, 2014
Washington College in Chestertown has named Jack Griswold, an investment executive, as the interim president of the college, according to a press release issued Monday. Griswold - an emeritus member and former chair of the college's board of visitors and governors - will replace current President Mitchell B. Reiss and serve until the school hires a new president. Reiss is leaving Chestertown to become the president and CEO of the Colonial Williamsburg foundation in Virginia. Griswold, a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, works at Black Oak Associates, a property development and investment management company in Owings Mills.
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Sports Digest | August 3, 2014
Major League Lacrosse Berger, Buchanan shine in 16-15 Cannons victory Stephen Berger (Washington College, Mount St. Joseph) and Kevin Buchanan (Calvert Hall) each had four goals and an assist, and the host Boston Cannons held on for a 16-15 win over the Florida Launch on Saturday afternoon at Harvard. The win moved the Cannons (6-7) ahead of the Launch (6-8) in the race for the fourth and final playoff berth in Major League Lacrosse. Heading into Saturday night's game, the Ohio Machine (6-6)
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By Edward Lee, The Baltimore Sun | June 20, 2013
Here is the sixth installment of a series that checks in with the eight Division III programs in the state to give a glimpse into the past and the future. Teams are scheduled to appear according to the chronological order in which their seasons ended. Wednesday's visit was with St. Mary's. Thursday's visit is with Washington College. REVIEW The good: The Shoremen's 10-7 victory over Colorado College in the first round of the NCAA tournament may not have been earth-shattering, but the win was the program's first in the postseason since 2008 when that squad defeated Lynchburg, 12-9.
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Sports Digest | July 31, 2014
Boys lacrosse Georgetown Prep coach Giblin resigns after 27 seasons Georgetown Prep has accepted the resignation of lacrosse coach Kevin Giblin , who led one of the nation's top high school programs for the past 27 years, athletic director Dan Paro confirmed Wednesday. In an email sent to the school's lacrosse teams and parents, Paro wrote that offensive coordinator Charlie Horning has been named interim head coach. Giblin became Georgetown Prep's second head coach in 1988 and has since led the Little Hoyas to 10 Interstate Athletic Conference titles and 14 Top 25 national finishes.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | December 27, 2013
W. Robert "Bob" Fallaw Jr., a retired Washington College history professor, died of multiple myeloma complications Dec. 13 at the Hospice Center of Queen Anne's in Centreville. He was 78. Born in Durham, N.C., he was the son of Walter Robert Fallaw Sr., a salesman and farmer, and Amy Wilson Childs Fallaw, a high school teacher. He earned a history degree from Duke University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He also had a master's degree and a doctorate from Princeton University.
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Sports Digest | March 15, 2013
Colleges Washington College men's, women's lacrosse teams remain undefeated Jim Cusick (Calvert Hall) scored the game-winning goal with 2:31 left off a pass from Bennett Cord to lift host Washington College (6-0) to an 8-7 victory over Ohio Wesleyan (4-3). … Mount St. Mary's senior attackman Andrew Scalley (Archbishop Spalding), who has 24 goals and 23 assists in eight games, has been added to the Tewaaraton Award watch list. Princeton senior midfielder Jeff Froccaro and Notre Dame freshman attackman Matt Kavanagh also were added.
EXPLORE
September 28, 2011
Washington College announced that Andrea Clarke was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society for outstanding academic achievement in her freshman year. The daughter of Catonsville residents Marty Clarke and Ann Daniells carries a double major in English and drama. Clarke writes and edits the college's newspaper besides belonging to the Christian Campus Fellowship, the Cross Country Club and the Presidential Fellow Program. She is also involved with Relay for Life and the drama department productions.
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By Edward Lee | March 28, 2012
After opening the season with back-to-back losses, Washington College has racked up six consecutive wins and moved to the top of the Centennial Conference with a 3-0 record. And some of the team's resurgence can be traced to an emerging defense. A unit that surrendered 10 goals per game last year has trimmed that average to 6.4 in eight contests this season. Coach Jeff Shirk said close defensemen Bryan Botti, Michael Pierandri and Jack Vermeil, short-stick defensive midfielders David Lundquist and Morgan Braendel, long-stick midfielder Stephen Pappas and goalkeeper Peter Stewart have gotten comfortable in their second year in the unit's schemes.
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By Edward Lee, The Baltimore Sun | April 11, 2013
At 10-1 and ranked No. 10 in the most recent United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association poll, Washington College is enjoying one of its more successful campaigns in recent history. But the team is thriving despite a troubling pattern of slow starts. The Shoremen have ended the first quarter with only a one- or two-goal lead in four contests, and although they won all four games, the margin of victory for two of those was just a single goal. During a three game-stretch against McDaniel on March 23, Haverford on March 27 and Franklin & Marshall on March 30, the team trailed at the start of the second quarters in each of those contests.
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Sports Digest | June 7, 2013
Et cetera Blankenship steps down as Washington College's women's lacrosse coach Julika Blankenship is stepping down as coach at Washington College after five seasons to accept the same position at Division II Queens University of Charlotte. Blankenship was 49-32 with the Shorewomen. She was named the Centennial Conference Coach of the Year in 2011 and led the Shorewomen to conference tournament appearances in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Golf: Kyle Gebhart of Ocean City Yacht & Country Club and Jake Leavitt of Cattail Creek CC each shot 4-under-par 68 at the CC at Woodmore to share the medal in qualifying for the Maryland State Amateur.
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By Jamie Smith Hopkins, The Baltimore Sun | July 15, 2014
Terence T. Finn, a retired NASA executive who boosted the Space Shuttle program and whose passion for military history fueled four books on the subject, died June 27 of a blood platelet disorder. The Eastern Shore resident was 71. Dr. Finn, a New York native, spent his working life in the Washington area as a federal employee, first as a legislative assistant to Sen. Joseph D. Tydings, a Maryland Democrat. Dr. Finn worked on Capitol Hill from 1966 to 1977, in staff positions that included senior counsel for energy, science and space at the Senate Budget Committee.
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By Will Fesperman and The Baltimore Sun | July 14, 2014
Washington College in Chestertown has named Jack Griswold, an investment executive, as the interim president of the college, according to a press release issued Monday. Griswold - an emeritus member and former chair of the college's board of visitors and governors - will replace current President Mitchell B. Reiss and serve until the school hires a new president. Reiss is leaving Chestertown to become the president and CEO of the Colonial Williamsburg foundation in Virginia. Griswold, a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, works at Black Oak Associates, a property development and investment management company in Owings Mills.
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Sports Digest | July 8, 2014
The Washington Wizards announced their roster and schedule for the Las Vegas Summer League. They will play in three preliminary-round games this week before competing in a tournament concluding with the July 21 championship game. Washington will play its first game Saturday against the Atlanta Hawks. Their next two games are scheduled for Sunday, against the Minnesota Timberwolves, and next Tuesday, against the Miami Heat. All games will be televised on Comcast SportsNet. Guard Kim English (Randallstown)
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By Glenn Graham and The Baltimore Sun | June 27, 2014
Mount St. Joseph has named alum Stephen Berger as its varsity lacrosse coach, the school announced Friday. Berger, a 2000 grad who went on to play at Washington College, replaces former coach David Slafkosky.  Berger, a three-time All-American at Washington College, currently plays attack for the Boston Cannons of Major League Lacrosse and serves as the men's game director at US Lacrosse, the sport's governing body. “I am thrilled for the opportunity to return to my roots and encourage a love of lacrosse at the high school level,” Berger said in a news release.
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By Edward Lee, The Baltimore Sun | June 19, 2014
In the four years that Jeff Shirk has coached Washington College, the program has qualified for the NCAA tournament three times. This spring, the team reached the national semifinals for the first time since 2004. That may seem like a remarkable achievement, but Shirk downplayed that feat when compared to schools that have enjoyed a certain amount of longevity when it comes to the postseason. “We were talking about it as coaching staff that it's so impressive when you consider the teams that do this year in and year out,” he said.
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By Edward Lee, The Baltimore Sun | June 19, 2014
Here is the seventh installment of a series that checks in with the eight Division III programs in the state to give a glimpse into the past and the future. Teams are scheduled to appear according to the chronological order in which their seasons ended. Wednesday's visit was with Stevenson. Thursday's visit is with Washington College. REVIEW The good: The Shoremen's 18-2 record included an 8-0 run through the Centennial Conference, marking the program's first undefeated mark in the league since the 2004 squad enjoyed the same record.
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By Edward Lee, The Baltimore Sun | May 12, 2013
No. 4 Stevenson can sit back Sunday and celebrate a hard-fought, come-from-behind 17-13 victory over No. 11 Washington College in Saturday night's NCAA tournament second-round contest at Mustang Stadium in Owings Mills. As much as talent and mental fortitude played a role in the team outscoring the Shoremen 6-1 in the pivotal fourth quarter, the Mustangs know they cannot afford to fall behind again when they meet No. 13 Lynchburg (14-5) - a 12-9 winner over No. 7 Roanoke - at home on Wednesday at 7 p.m. “We definitely have to jump out on them early,” sophomore midfielder Billy Burgoyne said of the Hornets.
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By Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun | June 17, 2014
The president of Washington College announced Tuesday that he will step down this fall to take a new post in Virginia. Mitchell B. Reiss, who has led the college in Chestertown for four years, will become the new CEO and president of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation in Virginia in October, according to a release from the college. "This is sooner than I would have chosen to leave Washington College," Reiss said in a statement. "But the college is in a strong position for the future, with great senior leadership across the board, and this new opportunity - to lead a renowned living history museum that is so crucial to our nation's sense of identity - is one I simply could not turn down.
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Sports Digest | June 14, 2014
Boxing Nelson to fight Woods in WIBA bout June 28 at Du Burns Arena Undefeated multidivision world champion Tori "Sho Nuff" Nelson of Ashburn, Va., will defend her Women's International Boxing Association welterweight belt against Nicole Woods of Atlanta on June 28 in the main event of a Ponytail Promotions card at Du Burns Arena. The bout is scheduled for 10 rounds. Baltimore's Willie "For Real" Williams (13-7-2, four knockouts) will battle Frankie "Freight Train" Filippone 15-4-1, two KOs)
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