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Digest (Feb. 22): Kionna Jeter leads Towson past William & Mary in women's basketball

Kionna Jeter scored a game-high 20 points to lead visiting Towson (16-9, 10-4 Colonial Athletic Association) to a 82-75 victory over William & Mary (12-12, 5-8) in women's basketball Saturday night. The game was tied at 70 with 2:29 left to play before Towson took the lead for good, 72-70, on a pair of free throws by Qierra Murray with 2:08 left to play. The Tigers expanded their lead, but William & Mary cut the deficit to three points three times over the final minute.

Men's basketball: Second-seeded Johns Hopkins beat Ursinus, 67-60, in the semifinals of the Centennial Conference Tournament Friday at Swarthmore. The Blue Jays advance to the championship game for the second straight year.

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Baseball: Michael Kuypers, Alex Kriss (Calvert Hall), Andrew Malone and Trey McGough were selected as team captains by Mount St. Mary's. ... Bowen Plagge's grand slam in the bottom of the third inning and five shutout innings thrown by Drew Sturgess lifted the St. Mary's (2-1) over visiting New Rochelle.

Et Cetera

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BWI Marriott hosting19th Lefty Kreh's Tie Fest

Lefty Kreh's Tie Fest, in its 19th year, will again feature several seminars along with numerous local guides and fly shops providing advice on hot spots in the Mid-Atlantic Region and the best approaches to catch fish in those areas. Tie Fest is scheduled for today and Sunday at the BWI Marriott Hotel, 1743 West Nursery Road, Linthicum. The event, named after the world-renowned Baltimore fly-fisherman who died in March at age 93, will run from 10 a.m to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2:30p.m. Sunday. Admission will be $10 for each of the two days or $15 for both days. Anglers 16 and under and active military personnel will be admitted free. Go to tiefest.com, to view descriptions of all the seminars, registration information, photos and a complete schedule. Tie Fest can also be found on Facebook. "We have drawn some of the top fly fishing luminaries in the region this year— all ready to provide advice anglers won't be able to find elsewhere," event director Tony Friedrich said. There will be both free and for-pay seminars. The event also will have displays from numerous fly shops in the Chesapeake Bay area, local fishing guides and angling organizations. Shops include Tochterman's, District Angling, Great Feathers and Beaver Creek. Attendees will be able to purchase supplies and discuss fishing strategies with these vendors. For further information contact Friedrich at tieflies@gmail.com.

Horse racing: The Maryland Jockey Club announced that the winner of the inaugural running of the $300,000 Oaklawn Invitational on May 4 at Oaklawn Park will receive a free berth for the 144th Preakness Stakes (G1). The 13/16-mile Preakness, to be run May 18 at Pimlico Race Course, will be one of 16 stakes – nine graded – worth $3.8 million that will be run Preakness weekend. The Oaklawn Invitational will be run at 11/8 miles on Oaklawn's closing day.

Major League Soccer: D.C. United acquired an international roster slot for the 2019 MLS Season from the Portland Timbers in exchange for $100,000 targeted allocation money in 2019 and $50,000 general allocation money in 2020.

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