Digest (Dec. 15): Frostbite Scramble pushed back a week at Mount Pleasant Golf Course

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Baltimore Municipal Golf Corporation, also known as Baltimore's Classic Five, will host a series of scramble golf outings this winter, beginning with the Frostbite Scramble on Dec. 23 at Mount Pleasant Golf Course. The Frostbite Scramble, previously scheduled for today was rescheduled due to inclement weather. The Frostbite Scramble will be played using the 18-hole scramble format, featuring a 9 a.m. shotgun start. A $240 per team (four golfers) price includes green fees, carts, breakfast, lunch and prizes. Space is limited to the first 30 teams. Call 410-254-5100 to register. Five scramble golf outings are planned this winter at BMGC courses, including four outings in the New Year: Chilly Willy Scramble on Jan. 20 at Pine Ridge Golf Course; It's Not Summer Scramble on Feb. 10 at Mount Pleasant Golf Course; Jack Frost Scramble on March 3 at Pine Ridge Golf Course; Superintendent's Revenge Scramble on March 24 at Forest Park Golf Course.



Duke draws No. 1 spotin preseason men's lax poll

Duke's men's lacrosse team earned the No. 1 spot in Inside Lacrosse's Face-Off Yearbook Preseason Top 25. Maryland, the defending national champion, was the highest-rated state team at No. 4. Johns Hopkins was No. 11 and Loyola Maryland was No. 12. Towson came in at No. 14 and Navy was No. 22. The poll: 1. Duke; 2. Albany; 3. Yale; 4. Maryland; 5. Denver; 6. Notre Dame; 7. Rutgers; 8. Ohio State; 9. Syracuse; 10. North Carolina; 11. Johns Hopkins; 12. Loyola Maryland; 13. Penn State; 14. Towson; 15. Marquette; 16. Virginia; 17. Army; 18. Brown; 19. Boston University; 20. Richmond; 21. Villanova; 22. Navy; 23. Princeton; 24. Providence; 25. Bryant.

Men's college basketball: Junior Robinson scored 30 points to lead Mount St. Mary's (4-7) to an 89-67 victory over Washington College (4-7). Kevin McCormick led Washington with 15. ... Logan McIntosh scored 13 points and Cameron Bacote had 12, but visiting UMES (3-9) lost, 87-36, to Creighton (8-2).

College football: Jim Margraff, who recently completed his 28th season as the coach at Johns Hopkins, will be back on the sidelines today as serves as the offensive line coach for Team Stars & Stripes in the 20th annual Tazón De Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars) in Tijuana, Mexico.

Men's college rugby: Mount St. Mary's Jordan Butcher has been named a National Intercollegeiate Rugby Association All-American.

Indoor soccer: The visitingBlast held off a late Florida rally to defeat the Tropics, 7-6, for their fourth straight Major Arena Soccer League win. Lucas Roque and Tony Donatelli each scored twice for the Blast.

Winter Olympics: The U.S. Olympic luge team is now set and Summer Britcher of York, Pa., made the team. Britcher, who has a big family following in Baltimore, made the women's team for the second time along with 2014 bronze medalist Erin Hamlin and Emily Sweeney. Tucker West, Chris Mazdzer and Taylor Morris clinched the three men's Olympic spots on Friday in a World Cup race in Lake Placid. Matt Mortensen and Jayson Terdiman are one of the two U.S. doubles teams heading to the Pyeongchang Games, while Justin Krewson and Andrew Sherk grabbed the other spot.

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