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By PETER SCHMUCK | March 4, 2008
There was a time when Vero Beach was a sleepy little town that came alive for six weeks every year when the Dodgers moved into Dodgertown for spring training. The players jokingly referred to it as "Zero Beach," back when I was a Dodgers beat writer here in the early 1980s. The area has been built up considerably since then, and a few of those Dodgers players and coaches who used to joke about it have moved here to enjoy the relatively quiet life along this picturesque stretch of Atlantic coastline.
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By Vito Stellino and Vito Stellino,Sun Staff Writer | August 6, 1995
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Heath Shuler is experiencing the growing pains of a young quarterback.Shuler got his second season off to a rocky start last night in the Washington Redskins' 37-21 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in the first preseason game for both teams before 70,807 at Arrowhead Stadium.Shuler played the entire first half, completing 11 of 20 passes for 127 yards and was guilty of two of the Redskins' six turnovers. He fumbled a snap and threw an interception."It was a wake-up call for all of us," Shuler said.
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August 16, 2011
The Lansdowne, Baltimore Highlands and Riverview communities are initiating a Pop Warner youth football program that will play on Saturdays on the artificial turf football field at Lansdowne High School. Kevin Williams, chairman of the Lansdowne Ravens program, said he is excited about its debut Saturday afternoon. Long hours have gone into obtaining the necessary permits, sponsors and donations. In addition to the young players, coaches and parents have also put in their time in practices, on and off the field.
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By Vito Stellino and Vito Stellino,Staff Writer | August 24, 1993
ASHBURN, Va. -- As Washington Redskins coach Richie Petitbon ponders his first roster cutdown, injuries are going to play a role in his decisions.Petitbon, who must slice his roster from 79 to 60 players today, indicated that wide receiver Stephen Hobbs will join Matt Elliott and Jim Lachey on the injured reserve list. Under the new rules, that means they'll be out all year.Hobbs has been sidelined by a deep groin pull all training camp, and Petitbon said: "It doesn't seem like it's going to get better [soon]
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By Katherine Dunn and Katherine Dunn,SUN STAFF | January 27, 2005
As No. 6 St. Frances avenged an early season loss to No. 3 McDonogh last night, the 58-42 victory came as a result of the young Panthers' development as a team rather than McDonogh falling into a slump. The visiting Eagles, who started the season 16-0, suffered their second straight loss. The Panthers (12-6) have won five of their past six to pull even with McDonogh at 11-2 in the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference. "This says a lot about St. Frances' growth as a team," said McDonogh coach Tom Gizzi, whose squad won a 54-41 decision on Dec. 6. "We caught them in the second game of the year, but they were very, very young.
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By Tim Schwartz | September 7, 2011
Last season, Laurel High's boys soccer team felt it could be their time to win a regional championship. However, after a 10-5 regular season that earned them the No. 10 seed in the 4A regional playoffs, Laurel's season ended with a bitter 1-0 loss to second-seeded Parkdale in the second round of the playoffs. Players have put that playoff loss and last year behind them and have focused on the promise of this year's team. Some of the senior leaders say this could be Laurel's best team in years, despite their youth and the loss of many seniors from last year's team.
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By Stephen Wigler and Stephen Wigler,Music Critic | June 29, 1992
For the last five summers the University of Maryland at College Park has sponsored the National Orchestral Institute. From 770 applicants nationwide, a little less than 100 of the best young orchestral musicians in the country (ranging in age from 18 to 31) are selected from outstanding conservatories and from orchestras not large enough to have summer seasons.These musicians, on the threshold of professional careers, then spend three weeks studying orchestral playing under several outstanding conductors and well-known orchestral musicians.
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By Vito Stellino and Vito Stellino,SUN STAFF | November 17, 1998
Youth is not always served in the National Football League.That was the message from Ravens coach Ted Marchibroda and the team's vice president of player personnel Ozzie Newsome yesterday as they sifted through the wreckage of the team's 3-7 season.In the wake of the poor showing in the 14-13 loss to the San Diego Chargers Sunday, both said the team's youth is one of the problems it has yet to overcome."I think it's maturity," Newsome said. "That's probably the biggest point. You have to understand how to win. We have a young team.
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April 22, 1995
Frank Wycheck, the former University of Maryland running back who was suspended by the NFL the final four games last year because of steroid use, is going to try to make a comeback with the Washington Redskins this year.The Redskins, who originally planned to leave Wycheck exposed in the expansion draft until the league ruled a suspended player wasn't eligible for the list, have agreed to terms with him on a one-year deal for the $178,000 minimum.Wycheck said the steroid entered his system inadvertently when he was using the compound DMSO to treat a thigh bruise last summer.
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By Jamison Hensley and Jamison Hensley,SUN STAFF | September 6, 2004
In making their last major cutdown, the Ravens opted for youth over experience when they unexpectedly released veteran special teams standout Harold Morrow, according to moves reported to the NFL last night. The decision opened an extra spot on the team's 53-man roster, enabling the Ravens to keep three young players - receiver Clarence Moore, defensive tackle Aubrayo Franklin and quarterback Josh Harris - who all had been on the bubble. Morrow, 31, was known for his bruising style on coverage teams, recording 140 career special teams tackles.
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