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  • Editor's Desk: Consider joining the Capital Gazette editorial board

    Editor's Desk: Consider joining the Capital Gazette editorial board
    We didn't have a guest on Wednesday, but the conversation was a good one anyway. Our editorial board — Will Marshall, Cherrie Britton and Belinda Fraley Huesman — has spent the last five months getting a close look at the process of...
  • Our say: An elusive crown again within reach

    Our say: An elusive crown again within reach
    If elite racehorses could have stall-to-stall bull sessions, you can imagine the conversation. "Do you know there's a Super Bowl champion every year? Every single year? Same deal for this thing they call the 'World Series' — although they don't...
  • Annapolis-to-Newport Race gets underway in solid winds

    Annapolis-to-Newport Race gets underway in solid winds
    While the skies were overcast and the day as a whole was gloomy, sailing conditions for the first start of the 2015 Annapolis-to-Newport Race were ideal. Organizers with host Annapolis Yacht Club got roughly half the 72 participating boats started on...
  • George Collins returns for Annapolis to Newport race

    George Collins will always hold a special place in the hearts of local sailing enthusiasts. The former Anne Arundel County resident became  somewhat of a folk hero for bankrolling Chessie Racing, which represented Baltimore and Annapolis when the famous...
  • College Roundup: Navy fullback Swain named to Preseason All-AAC Second Team

    College Roundup: Navy fullback Swain named to Preseason All-AAC Second Team
    NAVY FOOTBALL: Senior fullback Chris Swain was named to the Preseason All-AAC Second Team by Phil Steele. Swain was the only Navy player to make the first or second team. Swain carried the ball 104 times for 693 yards (6.7 yards per carry) and four...
  • College Roundup: Navy sailing team places 16th

    College Roundup: Navy sailing team places 16th
    NAVY SAILING: The Navy intercollegiate women's sailing team placed 16th at the Sperry College Sailing Women's National Championship in Newport, R.I. this week. This year's championship was hosted by Brown University, Salve Regina University and the New...
  • Cuker, Callinectes repeat as Down the Bay Race winner

    Cuker, Callinectes repeat as Down the Bay Race winner
    This year's Down the Bay Race saw a slight increase in entries and Benjamin Cuker joked with organizers from Storm Trysail Club and Hampton Yacht Club that he was responsible. "I was saying that when other skippers saw that a schmuck like me could win...
  • Wind shuts down during Annapolis-to-Miles River Race

    Conditions were promising at the start of the 32nd annual Annapolis-to-Miles River Race with the fleet sailing across the Chesapeake Bay in 10-12 knot northerly winds. It was a beautiful spinnaker run down to the turning mark off Bloody Point. However,...
  • College Roundup: Maryland baseball team earns No. 3 seed for NCAA tournament

    College Roundup: Maryland baseball team earns No. 3 seed for NCAA tournament
    MARYLAND BASEBALL: After a record setting 39-win season, the Terrapins are headed to the NCAA Tournament for the second consecutive year. The Terps earned the No. 3 seed in the Los Angeles Regional and will take on second-seeded Ole Miss Friday at 7 p.m....
  • For three quadriplegics, freedom found on the water

    For three quadriplegics, freedom found on the water
    Lance Hinrichs grew up around the sport of sailing, but he never truly appreciated the freedom it provided him until an accident during his junior year of college left him as a quadriplegic. It took six years of rehabilitation until Hinrichs could get...
  • The Harbor Report: Cabo race becomes my wild ride

    I hope you are all starting to smile a little more knowing that our summer weekday sailing nights will start the first of May. Let's not forget about April, which is always the most active month of the year for sailboat racing. Before I jump into this...