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Gator Bowl
The Sun Remembers: Dec. 29 - Jan. 4
The Sun Remembers: Dec. 29 - Jan. 4

Dec. 29, 1982: The Blast treats its fourth straight sellout crowd at the Civic Center to a 5-4 Major Indoor Soccer League victory over the first-place Cleveland Force, ending the visitor's 10-game winning streak. Joey Fink scores twice for the Blast (11-3), and Stewart Jump gets the game-winner. Jan. 3, 1978: Centennial makes its first-ever victory in boys basketball a memorable one, defeating Mount Hebron, 68-64, in double overtime in a Howard County high school game. Jan. 4, 1978: "My whole life is going to be tennis," 15-year-old Pam Shriver gushes after losing in the second round of the Virginia Slims of Washington tournament. Shriver, a 6-foot sophomore at McDonogh,...