Digest (Jan. 19): Stakes races, carryovers highlight Laurel Park schedule

In addition to a pair of competitive $100,000 stakes, bettors will be greeted with a trio of carryovers for today's nine-race program at Laurel Park. The 20-cent Rainbow 6 went unsolved on Friday, growing the jackpot carryover to $7,718.75. Tickets with four of six winners were worth $130.40. Covering Races 4-9, Saturday's Rainbow 6 includes the $100,000 Fire Plug for 4-year-olds and up in Race 7 and the $100,000 What a Summer for fillies and mares 4 and older in Race 8, both at six furlongs. There will be a carryover of $5,571.55 in the 50-cent Late Pick 5, which offers an industry-low 12 percent takeout and spans Races 5-9 today. Tickets with four of five winners Friday were worth $371.40. The $1 Super Hi-5 will have a carryover of $2,924.39 for Saturday's opener. First race post time is 12:30 p.m.

Lacrosse: The Tewaaraton Foundation announced its Tewaaraton Legends and Spirit honorees. The 12th Spirit of Tewaaraton recipient is former Boston College lacrosse player and 9/11 hero Welles Crowther, and the 2018 Tewaaraton Legends are former Temple star Mandee Moore O'Leary and former Johns Hopkins star Larry Quinn. All three recipients will receive their awards at the Tewaaraton Award Ceremony May 31, in Washington, D.C.

Women's college basketball: Host Elon (11-6, 3-3 Colonial Athletic Association) took an early lead and won 84-61 over Towson (7-11, 2-5). The Phoenix opened with a 19-9 run in the first quarter. Mary Cuevas and Danielle Durjan each scored 12 points for the Tigers. ... University of Maryland Eastern Shore freshman forward Bairesha Gill-Miles captured her fourth Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week award after averaging 14.0 points a game last week.

Women's college soccer: Vanessa Mann was named UMBC's coach on Friday. Mann spent the last three seasons as the assistant coach at William and Mary.

Women's college basketball: Fourteenth-ranked Maryland will partner with Play4TheCure for the Terps' top -15 matchup vs. No. 8 Ohio State Monday at 7 p.m. (ESPN2). Play4TheCure is a fundraising platform for the National Foundation for Cancer Research. Fans can bid on Maryland memorabilia on the concourse beginning an hour before tipoff and running through the first half. All proceeds will benefit the National Foundation for Cancer Research.

Orioles: Individual game tickets for the 2018 season at Oriole Park at Camden Yards will go on sale Thursday Jan. 25 at 2 p.m. Tickets will be available online at orioles.com/tickets, by phone at 1-888-848-BIRD and on-site at Oriole Park and the Orioles Official Team Store at the York Galleria in York, Pa.

From Sun staff and news services

Men's college basketball: The Navy alumni game will be held today at 10:45 a.m. at Alumni Hall before the varsity men's game against Boston University. Admission is free for the alumni game, but fans will have to re-enter the arena after purchasing a ticket for the men's basketball game. Twenty-seven former players will be attending the reunion weekend, including 25 that will play in the annual game. Included in that number are 14 players and coach Don DeVoe from the 1998 NCAA Tournament team.

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Ravens schedule auditions,clinics for cheerleaders

The Baltimore Ravens will host auditions for their co-ed cheerleading squad on March 3 at the Merritt Club Downtown (210 E. Centre Street, Baltimore). On-site registration will be held between 9:30-10:20 a.m., and material will be taught from 10:20-11:30 a.m. Formal auditions will begin at 12:45 p.m. on Saturday, with callbacks on Sunday. Interested candidates can also join the Ravens Cheerleaders coaching staff and current squad at one of two prep clinics on Tuesday Jan. 23 (5-8 p.m.) and Feb. 13 (5 – 8 p.m.) at the Under Armour Performance Center (1 Winning Drive, Owings Mills). Perspective cheerleaders may apply on the day of tryouts without pre-registering. For information, go to BaltimoreRavens.com/Cheerleaders.

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