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Pat Stoetzer

Pat Stoetzer is the Carroll County Times' sports editor. He came to the Times in 1999 from Towson University as a part-time writer, then took over the high school sports beat in 2000. He took over as sports editor in March, 2015. He lives in Westminster.
High School Sports: Spirits, expectations high as Carroll athletes begin fall practice

Carroll County schools were busy Wednesday, with hundreds of athletes attending tryouts for boys and girls cross country, field hockey, football, golf, boys and girls soccer, and volleyball. And expectations are high for several teams around the county.

Former Century tennis standout Leah Sharkey thriving at USTA level

Leah Sharkey, an incoming junior at Century High School, won Times Girls Tennis Player of the Year in 2017, but passed on her sophomore season to focus more on playing at the United States Tennis Association level.

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