Digest (Nov. 7): Baltimore courses support veterans rehabilitation golf program

Baltimore Municipal Golf Corporation, also known as Baltimore's Classic Five, announced 10 percent of all greens and carts fees at Carroll Park, Clifton Park, Forest Park, Mount Pleasant, and Pine Ridge golf courses Monday will be donated to the Links to Freedom Foundation. The Links to Freedom Foundation implements Wounded Warrior and Disabled Veteran rehabilitative golf programs at military and civilian golf facilities nationwide. The foundation developed the HERO model, a four-part program that applies the physical, emotional and social aspects of rehabilitation through golf. Baltimore's Classic Five will be accepting donations at each course's pro shop Monday. For tee times and information on Baltimore's Classic Five, go to classic5golf.com. For information on Links to Freedom, go to linkstofreedom.org.

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Ex- Ravens kicker Stoverjoins charitable foundation

Two-time Super Bowl champion and former Ravens kicker Matt Stover has been named an honorary board member for the Casey Cares Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing little moments and lasting memories to families with critically ill kids. Stover, a Pro Bowl kicker who has been inducted into the Ravens' Ring of Honor, has been a longtime supporter of the Casey Cares Foundation. For more information, go to CaseyCares.org.

Baseball: The Miami Marlins named Dana Duquette an area scout. Duquette was let go by the Orioles as an area scout after the season as was his father, Dan, the club's executive vice president.

College field hockey: No. 2 Maryland (19-2) will take on No. 17 Albany (16-4) on Friday at noon in the NCAA first round in College Park. No. 5 Connecticut (18-3) and No. 11 Rutgers (13-5) will play at 2:30 p.m., with the winners advancing to Sunday's second round.

Women's college basketball: Navy opened its season with a 81-36 victory over visiting Catholic on Wednesday night. Kolbi Green led Navy with 17 points in just 18 minutes. ... Host Morgan State (1-1) defeated Washington Adventist, 60-43.

Women's college soccer: Salisbury juniors Julianna Boller (Mercy) and Jenna Beck were both named to the All-CAC First Team and freshman Ally Goetz received second-team honors.

Men's college soccer: Salisbury's Ryan Spadin was named to the All-Capital Athletic Conference First Team and teammates Alex Eiben and Trevor Brookhart (Liberty) were named to the second team. ... Jordan Dove (Gambrills, DeMatha) netted the game winner in the 60th minute to send UMBC to its first America East Tournament Championship game since 2014.

Major League Soccer: D.C. United defender Taylor Kemp announced that he has retired from professional soccer after six seasons. The defender scored three goals and recorded 14 assists in 101 MLS regular-season games and also scored one goal and recorded an assist in six postseason appearances for United. He is one of only 24 players in club history to have reached the 100 game milestone.

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