Live Blog: Navy Football–USNA Vs University Of Delaware

| September 14, 2013
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ArmyNavy@LFF2012-133-21Today at 3:30pm the USNA Midshipmen will take on the undefeated Fighting Blue Hens of the University of Delaware for the 17th time in their 2013 home opener. The last time they met (2011), Navy defeated the Blue Hens at home 40-17.  Navy is riding a high after their defeat of Indiana (41-35) last week on the road.

We will be live blogging the game (new technology for us–so pardon any glitches), which means you can tune into this article and catch the latest live updates.

Sat, 14 Sep 2013 06:52

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6:09 left. Navy’s ball 2nd and 2 on the 43

13 yard carry by Hendrick. 1st and 10 on the 44

Hendrick on the carry. 1st and 10 on the 29. Gain of 10

3rd and 2 on the 21. Will Navy get another one?

Carry for 7. 1st and 10 on the 13.

Game over

FINAL 51-7 NAVY

GO NAVY

CONGRATULATIONS

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 06:39

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Ruling overturned. Carried by Hendirck for a
NAVY TOUCHDOWN!!!!!!

Extra point is good

With 9 minutes in the game, Navy leads Delaware by 51-7

Getting ugly!

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 06:37

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Go goats!

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 06:36

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Call is under review

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 06:36

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Navy Fumble and recovery. Loss of a yard 3rd and 3 from the 45.

Hendrick on the carry. 1st and 10 on the 35.

No gain on a carry.  Flag on play.

2 personal fouls on Delaware. Automatic first down at the 21.

Carry by Hendrick for 6. 2nd and 4 at the 15.

Overthrow incomplete.  3rd and 4 on the 15

Carry by Sanders for  13. 1st and goal on the 2

2nd and 1 on the 1

Fumble by Navy. Recovered by Delaware in the endzone, touchback.

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 06:29

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My bad–Delaware went for it and the QB was sacked for a loss of 2.  Navy;’s ball 1st and 10 on the 39.

Delayed because Wifi went out

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 06:26

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OK, let’s speed this up. I am doing a time lapse video and I may run out of time before the game is over–

12:53 in the game

Delaware pass incomplete. 2nd and 10 from the 37

Incomplete. 3rd and 10 at the 37

Anpother incomplete pass.

4th and 10 on the 37.  Delaware punts again

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 06:24

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1st and 10 for Navy on the 37.

#25 for Delaware up and being assisted off the field. I have to say, Navy impresses. When an opposing player is injured, the cheer squad takes a knee and the crowd erupts in applause when they get up. You don’t always see that! #NavyPride

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 06:22

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Keenan Reynolds out. John Hendrick in for QB

Delaware player down at midfield.

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 06:20

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IT was an awesome fumble. Pass was complete and Delaware got a run to mid-field. Delaware dude jumped over a Navy guy and another Navy guy hit him mid air to send him to the ground to fumble it!

44 points is the most points scored at home opener since 1977

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 06:18

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1st and 10 on the 25 for Delaware.

Carry for 3.  2nd and 7 on 28

Pass incomplete. 3rd an 7 on 28

Pass. FUMBLE  RECOVERY NAVY!!!!!!

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 06:14

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And the extra point is good. Navy now leads Delaware 44-7.

Here’s the stats from the 3rd quarter.

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 06:11

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Reynolds to Whiteside. Gain of 61.   1st and goal from the 4.

2nd and 2 on the 2.  It’s an omen.

TOUCHDOWN!!!!!!   NAVY!!!!!  (told you it was an omen)

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 06:06

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Lynch on the return. 16 yards. 1st and 10 Navy on their own 23.  1:02 left in 3rd quarter.

Pass complete. Gain of 8. 2nd and 2 on the 31

Pass complete to Whiteside. Gain of 4.  1st and 10 on the 35

End of third quarter

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 06:04

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Nice run by Delaware. Gain of 25. 1st and 10 from the 46.

Loss of 1

Pass broken up by Navy, 3rd and 11 on the 45

Another incomplete pass. 4th and 11 on the 45. Delaware will punt

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 06:01

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TV Timeout

Delaware returns for 19 yards. 1st and 10 on the 21.

A motley looking crew of Navy fans

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 05:56

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Carried by Geoffrey Whiteside.  The extra point is good.

with 2:40 left in the 3rd quarter, Navy leads Delaware 37-7

It should be noted that Delaware is currently undefeated with 2 wins and no losses (till today)

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 05:55

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TOUCHDOWN NAVY!!!!!!

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 05:54

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Fumble ruling overturned. 3rd and 1 on the 13. let’s go NAVY!

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 05:51

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Nice to see we have the backing of the US Navy!

Fumble call is under review

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 05:50

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Navy’s ball. 2nd and 1 on the 27

Carry for 3. 1st down

Swain on the carry. No gain. 2nd and 10 on the 30

Reynolds on the carry. Gain of 5. 3rd and 5 on the 35

Reynolds on the carry for 10 yards. 1st and 10 on the 45

Pass to Sanders for a gain of 12. 1st and 10 on the Delaware 43

Reynolds with the carry for a gain of 21. 1st and 10 on the 22.

Talk if a Heisman….what do you think?

Oh no. FUMBLE.   Recovered by Delaware.

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 05:41

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Delaware advancing. 3rd and 9 on the 48.

Gain of 6 on the carry. 4th and 3 on the 42.

False Start on Offense. 5 yard penalty

Delaware will punt.

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 05:37

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Johnson on the return. 6 Flags on the play.  2 fouls holding on the receiving team. One declined, the other stands. 10 yard penalty. 1st and 10 from the 14.

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 05:35

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36,208 is the attendance today. A record for a Navy home opener

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 05:34

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And the extra point is good. Navy-30  Delaware-7.  Gonna be some sad Blue Hens tonight!

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 05:33

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Back at it. Navy’s ball 2rd and 3 on Delaware’s 33.

Here are the stats for the first half

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TOUCHDOWN NAVY!!!!!

29-7

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 05:07

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And that’s the half. Navy-23  Delaware-7.

Headed down to the field to get a few shots and see if I can reclaim some from our photogs.

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 05:04

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Pierce on the carry. Tackled by Peterson for a gain of 14. 1st and 10 on the 17.

Incomplete and almost an interception.

Carry for a gain of 3. 3rd and 7 on the 20. 1:09 left in the half

Pierce on the carry knocked out of bounds.

PENALTY. HOLDING OFFENSE 10 YARDS. 3rd and 17 on the 10. 40 seconds left.

Carry for 6 yards.  4th and 10 on the 17.

Timeout

Punt.

Navy takes it back to their own 40..  Navy 1st and 10. 22 seconds

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 04:59

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Time out Navy. 4th and 7. Ball on the 41.

Navy decides to punt. Ball on the 3. Delaware has a long road ahead of them with 1:59 left in the half

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 04:57

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TV Time Out

Return on the kick for 37 yards. Delaware has the ball on the 38. 1st and 10.

Pierce on the carry for 8 yards. Delaware 2nd and 2 on  the 46

Carry for gain of 6. 1st and 10 on the Navy 48.

Pass complete for a gain of 3. 2nd and 7 on the 45

Carry for a gain of 5 3rd and 2 on the 40.

TIME OUT NAVY

Carry with a gain of 1. 4th and 1 on the 39.

Delaware deciding what to do.

TIME OUT DELAWARE

Pierce on carry. Gain of 9. 1st and 10 on the 30

Pass complete for 11. 1st and 10 on the 19.  Delaware preparing to score.

Carry and a gain of 2. 2nd and 8 on the 17.

touchdown Delaware.

Extra point is good
Navy leads 23-7 with 4:27 left in the half.

This new scoreboard is absolutely kick-ass!

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Not so much kicking ass is the wifi speed here.  OK, Navy has run and passed a few. They are on the 38 with 2nd and 10 with 3:24 in the half.

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 04:42

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Ruling is confirmed. TOUCHDOWN!!!  A spectacular one by DeBrandon Sanders.

The extra point is no good.

With 8:26 in the half, Navy leads 23-0

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 04:40

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DIVING TOUCHDOWN!

Touchdown is under review

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 04:39

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TV Time Out! Gotta pay the bills!

Navy carries to the 32. 2nd and 2 on the 32.

Flag on the play. No gain on the carry

Offsides Delaware 5 yards penalty resulting in 1st down for Navy

1st and 10 on the 37.

TOUCHDOWN!!!!

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 04:35

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Navy denies Delaware yet again.  Navy takes over on the 24.

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 04:34

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And Michael Johnson on the Delaware return for 12. 1st and 10 on Delaware’s 15.

Gain of 3. 2nd and 7 on the 18.

Pass complete to Steven Clark to the 26 yard line for a gain of 9. 1st and 10 on the 27

Pass complete to Harrison. Gain of 17. 1st and 10 Delaware on the Navy 43.

Gain of 6. 2nd and 4 from the 37

Randolph on the carry. Sargenti on the tackle. No gain. 3rd and 4 on the 37.

INTERCEPTION NAVY!!!!!!!!

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 04:28

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And the extra point is good. Navy-17  Delaware-0.

Here is a recap of the first quarter.

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 04:25

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1st and 10 Delaware on their own 40.

Pass, bobbled.  2nd and 10

Pass complete for a gain of 7. 3rd and 3 on the 47

INTERCEPTION!!!!!! NAVY Intercepted by DJ Sargenti!!

Navy takes over on the 44.  But we are in a TV time out.

Complete. 1st and 10 Navy on the 18

Pass complete to DeBrandon Sanders. 1st and goal on the 7.

TOUCHDOWN!!!!!!

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 04:16

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Kick. Touchback. Delaware starts on their own 25 with 40 seconds

Pierce on the carry. 1st and 10 on their 40.

END OF QUARTER

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 04:13

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Reynolds on the carry for a gain of 4. 2nd and 6 on the 37 for Navy.

TV Time out!

Run for a gain of 8. 2nd and 8 on the 45.  Kyle Gail injured for Delaware.

FUMBLE.  Wait it is a recovery. Hold on..incomplete forward pass! 2nd and 10 on the 45

Time out Delaware.

Run and a gain of 6. Carried by Keenan Reynolds. 3rd and 4 on the 49

Carried by  DeBrandon Sanders for a gain of 5. 1st and 10 Navy on the Delaware 44.

Reynolds on the carry. Gain of 17. 1st and 10 Navy on the Delaware 27.  Getting ready to score. I can feel it!

Complete pass 1st and 10 on the 13.

Swain on the carry. Gain of 3. 2nd and 7 on the 10.

Reynolds on the carry, gain of 2. 3rd and 4 on the 8.

Reynolds on the carry–2 yards. Gain of  4th and 3 on the 6.  24 yard FG Attempt

GOOD!

Navy-10 Delaware-0 with 40 seconds in the quarter.

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 03:58

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Delaware runs for a gain of 5. 1st and 10 on the 23.

Delaware runs for 7. 2nd and 3 on the 30.

Pierce on the carry. 1st and 10 on the 34.

Michael Johnson on the carry. 10 yard gain.  1st and 10 on the 44.

Incomplete pass.

Short pass completion for a gain of 8. 1 and 10 on Navy’s 40.

Incomplete pass.

Hand off run by Julian Lang for a gain of 6. 3rd and 4 on the 34.

Another run. Held back by Navy defense. Gain of 2.  4th and 2. Delaware going for it.

DENIED!!!!

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 03:53

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Delaware receives and runs it out of the end zone and stopped by Lonnie Richardson at the 12.

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 03:49

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The extra point is good!  7-0 Navy with 9:02 left in the first quarter.  6 plays 53 yards in 2 minutes 57 seconds.

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 03:48

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TOUCHDOWN NAVY!

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 03:48

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1st down!  Another carry 2nd and 4 on the 26 for Navy!  A run by Navy  for a gain of 16. 1st down on the 10. 1st and Goal!

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 03:47

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Chris Swain on the carry for Navy for a gain of 7. Ball on the Delaware 41

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 03:43

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Punted out of bounds at Navy’s 47 for a total of 6 yards on the punt! Poor Blue Hens

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 03:42

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Incomplete pass as Delaware QB is taken down. 4th and 12 from the 47. Delaware will punt.

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 03:41

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Completed pass for a gain of 6. 3rd and 12 on the 47.

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 03:40

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Pierce on the carry for a loss of 3 yards. 2nd and 18 at the 41

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 03:40

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Carry by Pierce for Delaware for a gain of 5 for another 1st down at the 49.  False start on Delaware. 1st and 15 on the 44.

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 03:38

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Quick run for a gain of 4. 3 and 2 on the 33.  Completed pass. 1st and 10 at the 37.

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 03:37

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Navy kicks off and Delaware will start their drive on the 25. Completed pass for a gain of 4.

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 03:30

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After the coin toss. Delaware will receive.  Navy Midshipmen running out of the tunnel to take the field!

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 03:07

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The Brigade of Midshipmen is entering the stadium for the march-on.  It’s a sea of white on Taylor Avenue

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 02:55

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At 2:50pm, both teams are on the field warming up and he crowds are in the parking lot tailgating in perfect football weather. From our weather partner, Weather360, kickoff temperature should be a fall-like 66 degrees.

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John is the publisher and editor of Eye On Annapolis. As a resident and business owner in Anne Arundel County for more than 15 years, he realized that there was something missing in terms of community news--and Eye On Annapolis was born in late spring 2009. John's background is in the travel industry as a business owner, industry speaker, and travel writer. In terms of blogging and social media, he cut his teeth with MSNBC.com.

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