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Sun Remembers

  • The Sun Remembers: Oct. 1-7

    The Sun Remembers: Oct. 1-7

    Oct. 6, 1998: Archbishop Curley's soccer team scores its 10th consecutive shutout, 7-0 over John Carroll in a Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference game. Danny Colosino (two goals) and Santino Quaranta (one goal, three assists) lead the Friars. Oct. 2, 1989: More than 1,000...

  • The Sun Remembers: Sept. 17-23

    The Sun Remembers: Sept. 17-23

    Sept. 22, 1981: The Oakland Mills’ boys soccer team wins its 24th consecutive game, 2-1, over Calvert Hall, the defending Maryland Scholastic Association AA champion, at Howard High. Brothers Rich and Rob Ryerson score for Oakland Mills, the two-time defending state Class B champ. Sept. 22, 1979:...

  • The Sun Remembers: Sept. 10-16

    The Sun Remembers: Sept. 10-16

    Sept. 14, 1985: Delaware’s football team stuns Navy, 16-13, in Newark. Rich Gannon, the Blue Hens’ quarterback, completes 15 of 19 passes and runs for two touchdowns. Napoleon McCallum rushes for 153 yards and two scores for the Midshipmen. Sept. 15, 1977: The second-place Orioles forfeit a game...

  • The Sun Remembers: Sept. 3-9

    The Sun Remembers: Sept. 3-9

    Sept. 6, 1998: “Our fans deserve better,” linebacker Ray Lewis says after the Ravens lose, 20-13, to the Pittsburgh Steelers before an announced 68,847 in the first regular-season game played in the $223 million Ravens Stadium. Baltimore scores its first touchdown with less than three minutes remaining....

  • The Sun Remembers: Aug. 27-Sept. 2

    The Sun Remembers: Aug. 27-Sept. 2

    Aug. 31, 2004: “I’m here for a Super Bowl,” says Deion Sanders, 37, an eight-time Pro Bowl cornerback, who signs a one-year, $1.5 million contract with the Ravens. In his two years here, however, Baltimore fails to make the NFL playoffs. Aug. 31, 1997: For the first time, Baltimore hosts both a...

  • The Sun Remembers: Aug. 20-26

    The Sun Remembers: Aug. 20-26

    Aug. 21, 1989: Jeff Ballard defeats the Milwaukee Brewers, 5-0, at Memorial Stadium and becomes the first Oriole ever to pitch a shutout without a strikeout or walk. Aug. 23, 1979: Jockey Phil Grove rides five winners at Timonium Race Course, one of them Hot Slippers, a 5-year-old mare who hadn’t...

  • The Sun Remembers: Aug. 13-19

    The Sun Remembers: Aug. 13-19

    Aug. 17, 1999: “I was very happy that it happened at home,” Orioles reliever Jesse Orosco, 42, says after setting a major league record for appearances by a pitcher (1,072) in an 8-3 win over the Minnesota Twins before an announced 40,485 at Camden Yards. Aug. 19, 1981: Renaldo Nehemiah, former...

  • The Sun Remembers: Aug. 6-12

    The Sun Remembers: Aug. 6-12

    Aug. 8, 1998: The Ravens christen their $220 million stadium with a 19-14 preseason victory over the Chicago Bears before an announced sellout of 65,938. Matt Stover scores the first points on a 46-yard field goal for Baltimore. Aug. 7, 1988: A three-run home run by Elrod Hendricks, 47, off 1981...

  • The Sun Remembers: July 30-Aug. 5

    The Sun Remembers: July 30-Aug. 5

    July 30, 1996: The Orioles hit nine doubles — including two each by Rafael Palmeiro, Bobby Bonilla and Gregg Zaun — in a 16-4 victory over the Twins in Minnesota. Aug. 5, 1983: "I only wish that I had 20 more years to give you out there," Brooks Robinson tells the announced crowd of 39,544 who...

  • The Sun Remembers: July 23-29

    The Sun Remembers: July 23-29

    July 26, 1984: On the eve of his 19th birthday, jockey "Cowboy" Jack Kaenel rides four winners on the opening day card at Timonium Race Course. Two years earlier, at 16, Kaenel won the Preakness aboard Aloma's Ruler. July 27, 1973: An eighth-inning single by Cleveland's George Hendrick spoils a...

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