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Digest (Jan. 23): John Schuerholz selected for Atlanta lifetime achievement award

The Atlanta Sports Council has announced that it will honor former Atlanta Braves general manager and National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee John Schuerholz (City, Towson State) with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The Baltimore native was the general manager of the Braves from 1990 to 2007, and then served as the Braves president from 2007 until 2016. Before joining Atlanta, he spent 22 years with the Kansas City Royals, including nine (1982-1990) as the general manager. He started his career working for the Orioles in 1966.

Orioles: Individual game tickets for the 2018 season at Camden Yards will go on sale Thursday Jan. 25 at 2 p.m. Tickets will be available online at

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orioles.com/tickets, by phone at 1-888-848-BIRD and on-site at Oriole Park and the Orioles Official Team Store at the York (Pa.) Galleria.

Boxing: Jake Smith's Baltimore Boxing will host the "Super Brawl of Boxing" on Friday at Michael's Eighth Ave in Glen Burnie. The event also serves as a fundraiser for Tina Frost, who was shot during the mass shooting in Las Vegas last year. Tickets are available by going to

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Baltimoreboxing.com/events or calling 410-375-9175. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the first fight is scheduled for 8:30 p.m.

Pro basketball: The Baltimore Shuckers of the Central Basketball Association signed Teon Knox (Douglass), who has played in 10 countries and previously for the Shuckers in parts of two seasons. His career has spanned stints in Argentina, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, England, Ireland, Kosovo, Macedonia, Mexico and the United States.

Women's college volleyball: Adam Hughes, 33, has been promoted to head coach at Maryland. Hughes, who was the associate head coach last season, has been on the Maryland staff since 2014.

College football: Kai Locksley (Gilman), the National Junior College Athletic Association's reigning Offensive Player of the Year announced last week that he's signed with Texas-El Paso, where he has two years of eligibility remaining. A four-star recruit in the Class of 2015, Locksley spent two trying years with Texas before leaving the program and starring last season at Iowa Western.

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— Jonas Shaffer

College field hockey: Kellina Yarrish has been named McDaniel's coach. Yarrish spent the past three seasons as the coach at Cedar Crest.

National Women's Soccer League: The Washington Spirit acquired goalkeeper Aubrey Bledsoe, 26, and the Orlando Pride's natural first-round pick in the 2019 college draft in exchange for defender Shelina Zadorsky. Bledsoe spent the past two seasons with the Pride.

Major Arena Soccer League: Blast defender Adriano Dos Santos has been named to the MASL Team of the Week. Dos Santos had two goals and five assists while helping the Blast defeat Kansas City and Harrisburg over the weekend. Pat Healey (Towson University, Calvert Hall) and Vini Dantas received honorable mention. Healey had to step in and play goalie when starting goalkeeper William Vanzela was injured Friday night. He had one goal and one assist in Saturday's win over the Heat. Dantas recorded six goals and two assists in the two wins.

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