Tick­ets on sale for Md. Ath­letic Hall in­duc­tion

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The Mary­land State Ath­letic Hall of Fame Foun­da­tion will hold its 2016 in­duc­tion ban­quet Thurs­day at 6 p.m., at Michael’s Eighth Av­enue at 7220 Gray­burn Drive in Glen Burnie. Tick­ets are $75 a per­son and $750 for a table of 10, and can be pur­chased at md­sa­hof.com or by check. Please make checks payable to the Mary­land State Ath­letic Hall of Fame and mail to MD­SA­HOF, P.O. Box 664, Arnold, MD21012. In­ductees will be for­mer Ori­oles out­fielder Brady An­der­son, who was born in Sil­ver Spring; Ch­ester-born power­boater Wheeler Baker; for­mer Mary­land run­ning back Louis Carter (Arun­del); Na­tional Sail­ing Hall of Famer and an­nouncer Gary Job­son, who is based in An­napo­lis; for­mer soc­cer-player and four-sport ath­lete Lau­rie Sch­woy (McDonogh); and for­mer Johns Hop­kins and Tow­son High lacrosse player Jack Thomas. Re­porter Jim Hen­ne­man will re­ceive the John F. Stead­man Life­time Achieve­ment Award. The evening be­gins with cock­tails and a silent auc­tion at 6 p.m., din­ner at 7, and awards from 8 to 10. LAU­REL PARK: John Jones, rid­ing a three-race win streak that be­gan with his up­set of Ben’s Cat in the Mis­ter Diz Stakes, and 11-year- old No Brakes, a vet­eran of 106 starts that has won two of his past three races, are among the horses be­ing pointed to Claim­ing Crown Pre­view Day on Sun­day at Lau­rel Park. Nine starter stakes worth a to­tal of $400,000 in purses are part of a card in which all pre­view win­ners will earn an au­to­matic berth to the $1.11 mil­lion Claim­ing Crown and free ship­ping to Gulf­stream Park in Hal­lan­dale Beach, Fla., on Dec. 3. En­tries will be drawn Thurs­day. First race post Sun­day will be 12:30 p.m. —

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