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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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
By John W. Stewart and John W. Stewart,Staff Writer | October 10, 1993
Fallston High's football team hasn't had a record like this in 10 years.Dave Cesky, in his 17th season as the only head coach the school has had, says he's never had a team like this.When the Cougars defeated Northeast, 20-14, Friday night they ran their record to 6-0 and won for the 10th time in 11 games.For that kind of success, one has to go back to the 1983 team that won its first six and finished 7-3.How bad were the intervening years? Bad enough that last year's 6-4 team ended a string of eight straight non-winning seasons.
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.
By Lowell E. Sunderland and Lowell E. Sunderland,SUN STAFF | October 28, 1998
Bruce Arena's hiring as coach of the U.S. national men's soccer team, rumored for weeks, became official yesterday in New York, where he said he will start building toward the 2002 World Cup by searching for new, young players."
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.
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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