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  • For trio of top football recruits, junior year filled with opportunities, potential pitfalls

    For trio of top football recruits, junior year filled with opportunities, potential pitfalls
    The Baltimore Sun will follow Franklin's Steven Smothers, Gilman's Ellison Jordan and McDonogh's Eric Burrell on the recruiting trail as they try to decide over the next year which college will be the best fit. This is part one in an occasional series....
  • Ravens jump out to 20-point lead, soar to 29-7 win over Falcons

    Ravens jump out to 20-point lead, soar to 29-7 win over Falcons
    The Ravens’ defense has shown significant improvement over the first six weeks of the season, but when the group got together Saturday night, the players were told they weren’t doing enough. In a passionate speech at the team hotel, Ravens...
  • Ravens rally to take lead before losing, 27-24, to Bengals

    Ravens rally to take lead before losing, 27-24, to Bengals
    Before they left the visiting locker room at Paul Brown Stadium on Sunday afternoon, the Ravens spoke through clenched teeth and spouted cliches about coming up one play short and moving on to Pittsburgh. Some players even muttered to nobody in...
  • Football | Swenson the anchor for Downers South

    Football | Swenson the anchor for Downers South
    His team is 6-3 and headed for the Class 8A playoffs this weekend, but Downers Grove South football coach Mark Molinari is frustrated with his team's inconsistent play. But the left side of the offensive line, particularly junior Erik Swenson, has...
  • Kecoughtan graduate Deron Mayo helps Calgary capture CFL's Grey Cup

    Kecoughtan graduate Deron Mayo helps Calgary capture CFL's Grey Cup
    Kecoughtan High graduate and Old Dominion standout Deron Mayo helped the Calgary Stampeders win the Grey Cup on Sunday with a 20-16 triumph over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Vancouver, B.C. Mayo, a 26-year-old linebacker, was in his third year with the...
  • NFL: How players with Virginia connections fared in Week 13

    NFL: How players with Virginia connections fared in Week 13
    A decade after he caught a touchdown pass from Bryan Randall that gave Virginia Tech the ACC championship in its first year in the conference, veteran receiver Eddie Royal is back in business with the San Diego Chargers. The last of his nine catches...
  • Virginia's Quin Blanding caps monster first season with ACC Defensive Rookie of Year honors

    After working with Virginia’s first-team defense since the opening day of preseason practices, Quin Blanding proved he was up to the task, capping his freshman season Tuesday by earning Atlantic Coast Conference Defensive Rookie of the Year honors....
  • U.Va.'s offensive line outperforming Virginia Tech's

    U.Va.'s offensive line outperforming Virginia Tech's
    BLACKSBURG — Sitting in Virginia Tech’s offensive line meeting room Sunday with a sheet of paper in front of him, left guard Wyatt Teller had the unenviable task of grading his performance in last Saturday’s 6-3 double-overtime loss at...
  • Lafayette makes emphatic early statement, blows out Petersburg 49-8 in 3A state quarterfinals

    Lafayette makes emphatic early statement, blows out Petersburg 49-8 in 3A state quarterfinals
    JAMES CITY — One of Andy Linn's coaching maxims is that a football team establishes its identity with the first hit of the game. His Lafayette defense waited until the second play, but sent a message so emphatic it reverberated through the remainder...
  • Marc Trestman, Brandon Marshall mum on Twitter flap

    Marc Trestman, Brandon Marshall mum on Twitter flap
    Neither Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman nor receiver Brandon Marshall would divulge Monday what came of Trestman’s vow last Friday to address Marshall about his Twitter boxing match episode.   “I’m not into the TMZ thing. I’m not...
  • Cross country | Westmont sends boys, girls to state meet

    Cross country | Westmont sends boys, girls to state meet
    Westmont had a chance to celebrate last weekend as both the boys and girls cross-country teams qualified for Saturday's state meet at Peoria's Detweiller Park. The boys, bolstered by three sectional medalists, captured their first sectional title...