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Digest (Sept. 25): Maryland Swimming Hall of Fame to host inductions

The Maryland Swimming Hall of Fame will hold its induction and service medal ceremony Nov. 10 at noon at the Mount Washington Conference Center in Baltimore. This year's inductees are: Lenore Kight Wingard, a Frostburg native who represented the United States at the 1932 and 1936 Olympic Games; the Lakewood Swim Team, which produced national champions in the 1930s and 1940s; and the North Baltimore Aquatic Club women's national championship teams of 1994 and 1995. Maryland Swimming will also award the first Joseph Curreri Maryland Swimming Service Medals to the late Joseph Curreri and the late Allen L. O'Reilly. The Curreri Medal will be awarded annually at the Maryland Swimming Hall of Fame inductions to all Maryland Local Swim Committee Swimmers who have served in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or Coast Guard since the establishment of Maryland Swimming in 1980.

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Carroll CC reveals Lynx mascot logo at celebration

Cheers of "unleash the Lynx! unleash the Lynx!" echoed through the Carroll Community College Cafe on Tuesday as students, faculty and staff waited with anticipation for banner to be unfurled. Student leaders Jasmine Sarabia and Spencer Koenig quickly untied ropes and unrolled the banner, revealing the college's new Lynx logo for the first time — to cheers and applause. The reveal came after the college chose the Lynx as its mascot in January 2018. Tuesday afternoon's unveiling was done as a part of the college's 25th anniversary celebrations. And for those in attendance, the pumped-up experience made the reveal even better. "I was really excited because we're such a small school, the fact that we're finally having a logo and sports teams is really exciting," Regan Hyde, a student in her second year studying history, said, adding, "They did such a dramatic reveal of it, I thought it was really cool." The mascot was chosen after a "campus-wide initiative to find a mascot that embodied the College's character," according to a news release from Carroll. The suggestion came from recent graduate Ryan Barron of Westminster. The uniforms for Carroll's inaugural sports teams will display the Lynx logo. In October 2017, the college announced the addition of intercollegiate sports.

— Emily Chappell, Baltimore Sun Media Group

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Sparrows Point junior Stitt playing in First Tee tourney

Rhianna Stitt is one of 81 junior golfers selected to play in the 2018 PURE Insurance Championship Impacting The First Tee. The annual event, hosted by the Monterey Peninsula Foundation, is being held through Sunday at Pebble Beach Golf Links and Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach, Calif., and will be televised internationally on Golf Channel. The event teams junior golfers with PGA Tour Champions players and 162 amateurs during the tournament. The juniors, ages 14 to 18, compete for the pro-junior title. Representing 22 states, the juniors were selected by a national panel of judges based on playing ability and application values and life skills learned through The First Tee's programs. Stitt is a junior at Sparrows Point and joined The First Tee of Greater Baltimore in 2009. Stitt started playing golf at the age of 5 and now has a handicap of 6.1. Stitt, a Dundalk resident, has won the Baltimore County High School golf championship the past two years. For information about The First Tee of Greater Baltimore, go to TheFirstTeeBaltimore.org.

Women's college soccer: Mount St. Mary's senior Kayla Hughes has been named the Northeast Conference Player of the Week. Hughes scored three goals in a pair of games to pace the Mountaineers offense last week.

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