The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports History for Nov. 5-11

Nov. 7, 1999: The Ravens crush the Browns, 41-9, in the first meeting of the teams in Cleveland since the original Browns moved to Baltimore for the 1996 season. Tony Banks throws a touchdown pass to Qadry Ismail and Rod Woodson returns an interception for a score as the Ravens win by the largest margin in franchise history.

Nov. 11, 1972: Bill Nolan scores four touchdowns, tying a school record, as Johns Hopkins routs Dickinson, 55-20, at Homewood Field. Nolan’s scores include a 71-yard reverse and two receptions from quarterback Jack Thomas.

Nov. 9, 1968: Kevin Loughery’s 25-foot jump shot with two seconds left gives the Bullets a 109-107 NBA victory over the San Diego Rockets before an announced 10,915 screaming fans at the Civic Center. It’s Baltimore’s sixth consecutive win.

Nov. 11, 1964: Kelso, a 7-year-old gelding, wins the 13th Washington D.C. International, a $150,000 event, by 4½ lengths at Laurel Race Course. It’s the 36th victory in 56 starts for Kelso, who’ll be named U.S. Horse of the Year for the fifth straight time.

Nov. 9, 1958: A 28-yard field goal by Pat Summerall late in the game leads the New York Giants past the Colts, 24-21, before an announced 71,163 at Yankee Stadium. It’s the first loss for Baltimore (6-1), which will get revenge in the NFL title game.

Nov. 10, 1934: Undefeated Navy edges Notre Dame, 10-6, at Municipal Stadium in Cleveland. Buzz Borries passes for a touchdown and Slade Cutter kicks a 19-yard field goal for the Midshipmen, who outrush the Irish, 206 yards to 47.

Nov. 9, 1917: At Camp Meade, soldiers bound for the war in Europe are being taught to box. “A fellow who can send a punch to a Hun’s jaw and send him down is going to have a big advantage,” The Sun reports.

Nov. 11, 1910: Playing the second half in a blinding snowstorm, the Mount St. Mary’s football team defeats Lebanon Valley, 62-0, in Emmitsburg.


Nov. 6, 1971: Derrick Alexander, former wide receiver for the Ravens who, in two years here (1996-1997), caught 127 passes for 2,108 yards and 18 touchdowns.

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