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Digest (Feb. 24): Colonel Sharp powers to victory at Laurel Park

Colonel Sharp of Rising Sun Racing Stables made a sweeping move on the outside and powered down the stretch to a 1¾-length victory in Saturday's featured second race at Laurel Park . Colonel Sharp ($11.40), a gelded 5-year-old son of Colonel John, ran 5½ furlongs in 1:24:01 over a sloppy, sealed main track in the third-level $47,000 optional claiming allowance for 4-year-olds and up. Dan Eubanks of Rising Sun purchased Colonel Sharp for $35,000 at the Timonium winter mixed sale Dec. 5 and moved him to the barn of Hugh McMahon, who also won Saturday with Bad Nana ($7.40) in the fifth race and Wild Dreams ($4.20) in the eighth. In the day's co-features, a pair of $42,000 entry-level optional claiming allowances for 4-year-olds and up, Mens Grille Racing's Twin Valor ($4.40) picked up his second straight win, both over a sloppy, sealed track, in Race 7, while Danny Limongelli's Wild Dreams also ran his win streak to two in Race 8.

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Terps men's soccer teamto play in tour of Europe

Maryland's men's soccer team will embark on a WorldStrides Excel Sports tour of England during spring break from March 16-25. The trip will include friendlies against the under-23 squads of Stoke City, Leicester City and Queens Park Rangers. The Terps will also spend time in England training and visiting cultural and historical sites. The squad will kick off the trip attending the Manchester United/West Ham United English Premier League match at London's Olympic Stadium on March 17. Maryland kicks off its spring slate against USL squad Bethlehem Steel, an affiliate of the Philadelphia Union on March 6 at 7 p.m. at Ludwig Field. The Terps complete their spring schedule on April 22 at 2017 College Cup semifinalist Akron.

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Tennis: Frances Tiafoe (Riverdale) reached the first ATP World Tour semifinal of his career with a 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 quarterfinal win over South Korean Hyeon Chung at the ATP 250 Delray Beach Open in Delray Beach, Fla.

College baseball: Navy junior Noah Song struck out 16 as the Mids routed Air Force, 16-1, Friday night in the Freedom Classic. ... Richmond took advantage of eight walks to defeat Towson, 7-3, Saturday. ... Washington College swept visiting Lancaster Bible, 6-2 and 4-3. ... Maryland lost to Army, 3-0.

Men's college hockey: A day after earning his fourth Middle Atlantic Conference Defensive Player of the Week honor, Stevenson senior Jacob Caffrey was named the UCHC Goalie of the Week.

From Sun staff and news services

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Pine Ridge to host BMGC'swinter scramble golf event

Baltimore Municipal Golf Corporation, also known as Baltimore's Classic Five, will host the fourth in its series of scramble golf outings this winter, the Jack Frost Scramble on March 3 at Pine Ridge Golf Course. The Jack Frost Scramble will be played using the 18-hole scramble format, featuring a 9 a.m. shotgun start. In scramble format. Registration for the Jack Frost Scramble outing is open. A $240 per team (four golfers) price includes green fees, carts, breakfast, lunch and prizes. Space is limited to the first 30 teams. If golfers want to sign up as a single or twosome, contact the Pine Ridge pro shop at 410-252-1408. You will be placed on a waiting list and paired with a group if needed. In addition to the Jack Frost Scramble, one more scramble golf outing is planned this winter at BMGC courses — the Superintendent's Revenge Scramble on March 24 at Forest Park Golf Course. To register online or for more information, go to classic5golf.com/.

Orioles : The Orioles will hold an open tryout to find ballgirls and ballboys at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on March 3. Those interested should dress casually, bring their own gloves and use the Home Plate Plaza entrance to Oriole Park on the southwest corner of the ballpark. Resumes are also recommended. Complimentary parking will be available in Lot A. In addition to being able to handle a glove and field ground balls, interested candidates should be personable, customer-service oriented and available to work the entire 2018 season.

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