Fore Sisters MGA to meet Saturday
LAVALE — There will be a breakfast meeting for all current and prospective Fore Sisters Golf Club MGA members on Saturday, at 8 a.m., at the Ponderosa Steakhouse.
A meeting with election of officers for the upcoming year will be held after the breakfast.
Scaletta tournament meeting tonight
LONACONING — An organizational meeting for any team entering this year’s Gene Scaletta Memorial Basketball Tournament will held tonight, 7 p.m., in the Westmar Middle School library. Those interested in entering a team but who cannot attend the meeting should call Rick Scaletta at 301-463-6705.
Phelps’ horse wins race at Gulfstream
HALLENDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Cerro, a 3-year-old colt partly owned by 18-time Olympic champion swimmer Michael Phelps, won the $54,500 third race at Gulfstream Park on Saturday.
Phelps and his former coach, Bob Bowman, share an ownership interest in the Ireland-bred colt, which runs in the colors of Team Valor International. Cerro is trained by Graham Motion, who oversaw 2011 Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom for Team Valor.
Cerro ran 1 1/8 miles in 1:50.29, winning by 2 1/2 lengths. He paid $6, $3 and $2.40.
Phelps, who retired after the London Olympics, became interested in horse racing through Bowman, who has bred and owned thoroughbreds for several years and is a friend of Motion. Phelps visited Motion’s stable in Elkton, in December.
Fore Sisters MGA to meet Saturday
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Stags try to ford Rivermen
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Lakeview needs extra innings to defeat Hobo’s
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Northside wins, 12-3, advances to title series
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