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Orb draws rail as 1-1 favorite in Preakness
The Preakness draw was over, and trainer Shug McGaughey listed a variety of reasons why he was OK with having Kentucky Derby winner Orb starting Saturday’s race from the rail.
Marshals dispute account of Woods-Garcia issue
Two marshals say Tiger Woods never said anything to them about whether Sergio Garcia had played his shot. Two other marshals disputed that account, one of them saying he told Woods that Garcia had already hit on the second hole at the TPC Sawgrass.
Mountain Ridge climbs past Northern, 13-4
Mountain Ridge turned a one-run deficit into a nine-run lead over the course of the final three innings Tuesday evening during a 13-4 win over Northern that set the Miners up with a spot in today’s Maryland 1A West Section Championship.
Horner helps Team One tame Fort Ashby Lions
Cory Horner doubled and singled twice for Team One Auto Mall in an 8-7 defeat of Fort Ashby Lions in both teams season opener at Broadford Park Monday.
Rowley proof of experience breeding opportunity
When Bob Rowley learned of the fund-raising efforts to help provide Fort Hill football player Zac Elbin the opportunity to play in the Down Under Bowl this summer in Australia, it became a mere reflex for him to make a significant contribution on Elbin’s behalf. For while very few area high school football players have followed in his footsteps, Rowley, the former Fort Hill great from the late 1950s, had certainly walked in Elbin’s, having faced similar circumstances following his senior year in high school. And thanks to the support of the community, Rowley says he was able to realize an opportunity of a lifetime.
Mountain Ridge hosting West Region track championship
The Maryland 1A West Region Track and Field Championships will be held Friday at Mountain Ridge High School. The coaches meeting is at 2 p.m., field events will begin at 3 p.m. and running events will start at 3:15 p.m.
- Sports Calendar - 05/15/2013
Top prep prospect Andrew Wiggins signs with Kansas
Top prep basketball prospect Andrew Wiggins told a small gathering of family and friends at his high school gym Tuesday that he will play at Kansas.
Former Saints, Chargers RB Chuck Muncie dead at 60
Chuck Muncie, a Pro Bowl running back with both the New Orleans Saints and San Diego Chargers, has died at age 60, the NFL clubs and a family spokesman said Tuesday.
- Sports Briefs - 05/14/2013
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