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  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for March 10-16

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for March 10-16

    March 13, 1996: The Orioles swap outfielders with Montreal, obtaining Tony Tarasco from the Expos for Sherman Obando. That fall, in the ALCS against New York at Yankee Stadium, Tarasco is robbed of a putout on a fly hit by Derek Jeter that is caught by the outstretched glove of 12-year-old Jeffrey...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for March 3-9

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for March 3-9

    March 5, 1999: Maryland’s top-ranked women’s lacrosse team manages an 8-5 win over Duke in College Park. Quinn Carney (three goals) and Jen Adams (two goals, three assists) lead the four-time defending national champs, who survive a 27-minute scoring drought in the second half. March 7, 1976: Loyola’s...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Feb. 24-March 2

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Feb. 24-March 2

    Feb. 27, 1986: The Orioles name first baseman Eddie Murray, 30, the first official captain in club history. Feb, 24, 1975: George Petrides is named football coach at City College, replacing Ron Chartrand. Petrides, 27, a 1967 graduate of the school, will coach 40 years with a record of 257-144-1....

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Feb. 17-23

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Feb. 17-23

    Feb. 20, 2001: Buoyed by a pregame pep talk by Brian Billick, coach of the Super Bowl champion Ravens, the slumping Maryland men’s basketball team routs North Carolina State, 95-66, at Cole Field House. Juan Dixon (30 points) hits 11 of his 12 shots from the field. Feb. 20, 1972: Dealt by the Orioles...

  • The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Feb. 10-16

    The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Feb. 10-16

    Feb. 14, 1988: “I’m really not going to do a darn thing,” says Chuck Thompson, 66, announcing his retirement after 32 years as the Orioles’ play-by-play announcer, most recently on WMAR-TV. Feb. 16, 1978: In a matchup of girls basketball powers, Archbishop Keough defeats Towson Catholic, 46-45...

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