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Ned Sparks, MPSSAA executive director, to retire in August
Ned Sparks, MPSSAA executive director, to retire in August

After overseeing Maryland public school athletics for 34 years, Ned Sparks is ready for a break. Sparks, who steered the state’s high school sports programs through a rapidly-changing competitive landscape during his tenure, said Thursday he will retire as executive director of the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association on Aug. 1 “I just want to ease back on the accelerator a bit, knowing in this job you’ve got to go full speed; there’s no walk-throughs,” Sparks said. “I have friends who own their own businesses and they’re able to ease away from their jobs as their children sort of take over. I can’t do that in my position....

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