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Past articles by Bill:

Navy men’s lacrosse gets revenge against Mount St. Mary’s, 13-7, behind Patrick Skalniak’s five goals

Midfielder Patrick Skalniak equaled a career-high with five goals to spark the offense and Jackson Bonitz spearheaded a stingy defensive effort as Navy men's lacrosse broke open a close game in the fourth quarter and beat Mount St. Mary's, 13-7. → Read More

Navy football officially announces hiring of Grant Chesnut as offensive coordinator, other staff moves

Grant Chesnut comes to Navy to serve as offensive coordinator after previously serving in that role at Kennesaw State. → Read More

Bill Wagner: Predicting what will happen on the local sports scene during the upcoming year

Columnist Bill Wagner predicts what's to come in Anne Arundel County Sports in 2023 → Read More

New Navy football coach Brian Newberry calls promotion ‘honor and privilege,’ is working on completing staff

Brian Newberry, whose first order of business as Navy football coach was promoting P.J. Volker to defensive coordinator, has already turned his attention to hiring assistants. → Read More

Navy promotes defensive coordinator Brian Newberry to head football coach

That news became official just after noon when Navy athletics issued a press release announcing the hiring. A formal press conference has been scheduled for Tuesday. → Read More

Central Florida and Duke to meet in Military Bowl at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium

Neither school has previously appeared in the game, which will be held Wednesday, Dec. 28, at 2 p.m. and televised nationally by ESPN. → Read More

Army football to honor 1st Armored Division, ‘Operation Torch’ with specialty uniforms for game vs. Navy

Army will honor soldiers of the 1st Armored Division who spearheaded the first ground-based attack by the United States in World War II. → Read More

Navy football unveils NASA-themed uniforms to be worn in this year’s Army game

Navy Athletics and Under Armour debut their astronaut-themed uniform the Navy football team will wear for the 123rd Army-Navy Game presented by USAA. → Read More

Navy football’s defense racking up the sacks, but pass defense still a problem

Defensive end Jacob Busic and outside linebacker John Marshall have led the way as Navy has notched 27 sacks and 23 quarterback hurries through 10 games. → Read More

Bill Wagner: Remembering Anne Arundel County sports figures Hayden Donnelly, Kevin Carter and Dick C. Bartlett

Columnist Bill Wagner remembers three Anne Arundel County sports figures who recently passed away. → Read More

Bill Wagner: Navy football midseason report card

Grading Navy football's position groups through six weeks of the 2022 season. → Read More

Navy football looks to rebound from head-scratching loss against former division rival Houston

Navy (2-4, 2-2 American Athletic Conference) will try to right the ship when it hosts Houston (3-3, 1-1) this Saturday in Annapolis. → Read More

Bill Wagner: Anne Arundel County Sports Hall of Fame banquet continues an incredible tradition

The Anne Arundel County Sports Hall of Fame inducted its latest class Wednesday night. → Read More

Empty possessions early come back to haunt Navy football in 40-34 loss to SMU

Navy couldn't build on the momentum of last week's win, losing at SMU on Friday 40-34. → Read More

Navy football offensive line has plenty of talent and depth; assistant Chuck Petersen brings fresh perspective to triple-option

Navy's offensive line heads into the season deep with talented contributors. → Read More

Community celebration caps third season of Tunnel Vision summer basketball leagues

Last weekend was the culmination of another successful season for Tunnel Vision summer basketball. Friday night featured the championship game of the Tunnel Vision High School League, which was held at Truxtun Park in Annapolis. On Sunday, the semifinals and finals of the Tunnel Vision Men’s League were held at Meade Village. → Read More

Where to go to play golf in Anne Arundel County

Anne Arundel County and its environs offers more than a dozen golf courses and driving ranges to choose from. → Read More

Navy quarterback Tai Lavatai poised for breakout season in his second year as starter

Navy quarterback Tai Lavatai is looking to build off his strong performances at the end of last season. → Read More

Carl Tamulevich, legendary Naval Academy athlete and administrator, dies at age 79

Navy athletics lost a legendary figure Sunday night when Carl Tamulevich died at the age of 79. Tamulevich was a two-sport standout at the Naval Academy, a bruising fullback in football and tenacious defenseman in lacrosse. → Read More

Kevin Detwiler wins Don Backe Memorial Regatta for third time; race was named for man who introduced him to sailing

It always means a lot to Kevin Detwiler to win the Don Backe Memorial Regatta. → Read More