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NEWS
September 8, 1991
Coach: Leo Totten, first yearAssistant Coach: Kathy LittleLast year's record: 8-7 overall, 6-7 in the Monocacy Valley Athletic League, 0-1 in the countyTop returnees: Seniors, Tina Hahn, Mindy KeeneyTop newcomers: Juniors, Shelley Smith, Tina Smith and Kristi Stambaugh; sophomore, Amber Smith.Coach's comments: "It'llbe a great season. They're great to work with. If the team plays together, the individual stats will take care of themselves."The Carroll County Sun's outlook: It appears the Eagles have very little experience coming back from last year's 8-7 team.
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SPORTS
By Los Angeles Times | October 6, 1993
NBA players, coaches and officials were stunned by the news that Michael Jordan, who led the Chicago Bulls to three NBA titles and won seven consecutive NBA scoring titles, was announcing his retirement today.Los Angeles Lakers forward James Worthy, who played with Jordan on North Carolina's 1982 NCAA championship team, was shocked."The guy's a competitor," Worthy told ESPN2. "If I had to bet, I would say that he would never retire. They'd have to throw him out of the league."But life is bigger than basketball.
SPORTS
By Peter Schmuck and Peter Schmuck,Staff Writer | March 2, 1993
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Center fielder Mike Devereaux recently avoided an arbitration hearing when he signed a one-year contract worth $3.025 million. Now, he would like to avoid the unpleasantness of year-to-year contract negotiations altogether by agreeing to a long-term deal this spring."
SPORTS
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.
SPORTS
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.
EXPLORE
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.
SPORTS
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.
EXPLORE
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.
FEATURES
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.
SPORTS
By Bill Glauber | September 21, 1990
Jamin Thompson is 11 years old and says he already knows what he wants to be when he grows up: a professional tennis player."But I have to get better," Thompson says.His dream may be lofty, but through a new United States Tennis Association-sponsored program, Thompson can use a local resource to improve his skills. Thompson is in the first class of 30 top junior players who will receive instruction at the Baltimore Area Training Center.The center opens tomorrow at the McDonogh School. The top juniors, their parents and four coaches will gather for what amounts to a grand experiment in American tennis.
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