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Katie Dustin fell in love with softball the moment she put on a glove, even though she put it on backwards the first time. At 10 years old, Dustin had never stepped on to a softball field or seen a game. 

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Delaware will now move onto the CAA championship to play the winner of Monday night’s University of North Carolina Wilmington versus the College of Charleston game.

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The Maryland Terrapins’ energy was high coming into Sunday afternoon’s matchup after squeaking out a win in East Lansing last week. As College Park celebrated senior day, honoring guard Katie Benzan, forward Chloe Bibby, guard Channise Lewis and Zoe Young, the Terps were looking to continue …

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The clock hadn’t started yet and Wisconsin guard Katie Nelson was already at the free throw line for the Badgers (6-16). A rare technical foul for an equipment malfunction put the Maryland Terrapins down by one, but the deficit didn’t last long.

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In March of 2020, schools across the state of Maryland shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, putting a halt on all high school sports. Club teams eventually resumed activity after the summer, but high school sports did not continue until the spring of 2021, bringing about a modified versio…

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Enjoy this video about black history within hockey. There is also an accompanying photo gallery that you can view here.

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Every female athlete, no matter the sport, has two things in common: a love for their sport and familiarity with empty stands. Something else that most females, athlete or not, are familiar with are the preexisting rules that hold us back: stay on the path, be grateful, wait for permission, …

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The University of Maryland and the Maryland Attorney General’s Office are asking the state’s Board of Public Works to approve the payment of a $3.5 million settlement to the family of Jordan McNair, a Maryland football player who died in 2018 after suffering heatstroke at a team workout.

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Sitting at 4-7*, the Washington Football Team may not seem like anything special to most viewers of the NFL. I, as a die-hard fan of this team, beg to differ. What this team lacks in wins, it makes up for with a promising future. It starts with the head coach, Ron Rivera. Ron is a proven win…

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When John Thompson arrived at Archbishop John Carroll High School he was tall, skinny, and shy. After a lot of hard work, became a real force on the court. Our team was the first great success story of an integrated high school athletic team in the Civil Rights era in D.C. We became mythical…

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August 9, 2020 – Rose Zhang outlasted defending champion Gabriela Ruffels in 38 holes to win the 120th U.S. Women’s Amateur at Woodmont Country Club. The second-longest match in championship history ended in heartbreaking fashion for Ruffels, who lipped out a 3-foot par putt to extend the match.

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August 3-9, 2020 – Gabriela Ruffels trailed in all five of her matches in the 120th U.S. Women’s Amateur, but each time she found a way to come out ahead when it mattered the most. The defending champion delivered clutch shots throughout her two victories on Saturday, rallying to earn a bert…

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BOWIE – Halfway through their home game against Winston-Salem State (WSSU) on Jan. 4, the Bowie State University women’s basketball team led by 20 points, and on their way to yet another comfortable win. However, the visiting Rams were determined to change the complexion of the game in the last 20 minutes. WSSU stormed back […]

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UPPER MARLBORO – Woodrow Wilson High School of Washington, D.C., left the fourth annual HoopBuzz Invite with a 58-55 victory over Riverdale Baptist School in a classic private vs. public school showdown that went down the wire on Jan. 4. Both teams switch leads multiple times throughout the contest, with Riverdale Baptist setting the tone […]

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BLADENSBURG – As they took on Laurel High School on Jan. 3, the Bladensburg High School girls basketball team turned to seniors Asia Adams and Ethel Kamani whenever they needed a basket. But late in the fourth quarter with the game on the line, the Mustangs could not rely on either. Adams, who finished with […]

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UPPER MARLBORO – Michael Woods was perfect for almost three quarters of basketball on Jan. 4. The Frederick Douglass High School guard drained his first 10 shots against Dr. Henry Wise Jr. High School during their Buzzfest Invite matchup without even noticing. His teammate, guard Mikhai Arnold did and continued to feed the ball to […]

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WASHINGTON –  Of the many intriguing matchups featured in the 11th Annual National Title IX Holiday Invitational Classic, the showdown between two elite local high school girls basketball programs in Riverdale Baptist and St. Vincent Pallotti was a major draw for collegiate coaches, fans and other high school athletes. The afternoon began one-sided in favor […]

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SEVERN – Before the St. Vincent Pallotti High School football team began to warm-up for the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) B Conference Championship game, Head Coach Anthony Ashley called for a quick chat in a huddle. The second-year coach reminded his players of the journey to get to the final and the last two […]

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OXON HILL – Sophomore running back Dadrian Carter-Williams scored three touchdowns as the Potomac High School football team demolished Calvert High School 45-7 on Nov. 15 in the second round of the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) 2A state playoffs. With the win, the Wolverines march to the third round after a dominating performance. […]

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GREENBELT – The Eleanor Roosevelt High School volleyball team could not take advantage of playing on their home court and hold on to an early led as they lose to Winston Churchill High School in straight sets, 25-20, 25-16, 25-16, in the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) state quarterfinals on Nov. 8. The […]

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OXON HILL – For Malik Baker, it was a quick halftime period. After allowing Chesapeake High School, a team with three wins this season, come into the their home field in the first round of the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) 3A State Playoffs and control the game was the worst performance the […]

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PASADENA – As the final whistle blew to cement the 2-0 result between the Francis Scott Key and International High School at Langley Park (IHSLP) in the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) Class 1A boys’ soccer state semifinals on Nov. 8, tears rolled down the eyes of some IHSLP players. Some walked away […]

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Washington Redskins Interim Head Coach Bill Callahan announced Dwayne Haskins will be starting quarterback for the remainder of the season during his weekly press conference on Nov. 11. Callahan, who was reluctant to start Haskins after taking over the head coaching duties, said the rookie quarterback improved enough to show he can run the offense […]

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BOWIE – Eleanor Roosevelt High School was only 12 minutes away from pulling off perhaps the biggest upset of the football season, but Bowie High School’s special tandem showed up just in time. Quarterback Rodney Manning lobbed two fourth-quarter touchdowns to wide receiver Vincent Vines, the first on the first drive of the quarter and […]

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WASHINGTON – Fans from all over the region joined together on Nov. 2 in Downtown Washington, D.C. to celebrate the Washington Nationals winning the 2019 World Series. The parade began near the National Museum of African American History and Culture and went all the way to 3rd Street before it ended at a stage on […]

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BRANDYWINE – With time ticking away, the Potomac High School football team’s defense was ready to defend any last-second heave Gwynn Park prepared to throw. As quarterback Elyjiah Mitchell launched the ball 40 yards to the end zone with two seconds remaining, three Wolverines were prepared to knock the ball down. Cornerback Travon Green dove […]

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FORT WASHINGTON – The Friendly High School football team has had its share of highs, lows and struggles throughout the year. However, the Patriots were able to culminate the regular season with a much-needed home victory, using a reliable ground attack coupled with a stout defensive effort to secure a 30-12 win over Surrattsville High […]

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BALTIMORE – Navy had no trouble early in its Oct. 26 game with Tulane. The Midshipmen scored three touchdowns and then a field goal, sprinting to a 24-0 lead in the second quarter. But then Tulane woke up and rallied to twice tie the game in the fourth quarter. Navy quarterback Malcolm Perry then led […]

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DeMatha Catholic High School in action against Our Lady of Good Counsel High School during a Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) regular season football match Oct. 25, 2019.

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BOWIE – Faced with an early deficit, the Bowie State University football team quickly found its rhythm, getting career performances from quarterback Ja’rome Johnson and defensive back Demetri Morsell as the Bulldogs clobbered their Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Northern Division rival Virginia Union, 52-17, at Bulldogs Stadium on Oct. 26. Johnson, who has settled […]

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SPRINGDALE – Three second-half goals, including two from junior midfielder Karla Torres, were enough to lead the Bowie High School girls soccer team to victory over a competitive Charles H. Flowers team in the second round of the state playoffs on Oct. 26. The No. 3 Bulldogs (8-5) jumped out to an early two-goal lead […]

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OXON HILL – The Potomac High School football team’s seniors made sure their final game on their home turf was one to remember. It took standout Dominique Anthony a while to get going, but the senior quarterback completed 13 of 25 passes for 298 yards and three touchdowns to go with a rushing touchdown to […]

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WASHINGTON – Early in the third quarter on Oct. 25, DeMatha Catholic High School running back MarShawn Lloyd knew he was ready to break free for a huge run. The senior had already scored a touchdown and was prepared to continue running. After receiving the handoff from quarterback Malakai Anthony, Lloyd ran through a hole […]

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HANOVER  – Professional boxing is hard enough by itself, but to fight against an opponent and to battle personal health issues is a double whammy. Laurel boxer Demond Nicholson fought hard on both fronts. He discovered he had severe kidney failure earlier as he was preparing to fight for an undercard fight EagleBank Arena on […]

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DeMatha Catholic High School defeated Good Counsel 30-17 on Oct. 25, 2019, during a Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) regular season football match. Don’t forget to come back for the full story and video recap with in-depth analysis on Thursday! Video by: Nina Ignacio/The Sentinel Newspapers

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