Kevin Chaney, Jr

Kevin Chaney covers sports all at all levels throughout Anne Arundel County. Follow him on twitter @Kchaneysports and his website www.Shellbacksports.com

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Navy rushes into the history books, routs Virginia 49-7 in Military Bowl

Navy rushes into the history books, routs Virginia 49-7 in Military Bowl

| December 29, 2017

Navy scored seven rushing touchdowns behind sophomore QB Malcolm Perry (2) and junior QB Zach Abey (5) and together combined for 122 of the teams 452 total rushing yards. Navy’s 452 rushing yards set a Military Bowl record but ranks second for the school bowl record of 467 set in 2005’s Poinsettia Bowl against Colorado […]

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Army survives, holds on to win 118th Army-Navy Game, 14-13 (PHOTOS)

Army survives, holds on to win 118th Army-Navy Game, 14-13 (PHOTOS)

| December 10, 2017

The Army Black Knights defeated the Navy Midshipmen 14-13 for the second straight year, winning the Commander-In-Chief Trophy for just the first time since 1996. It was a highly anticipated matchup between the greatest rivals in all of college football, and it exceeded every possible expectation. This game had everything a fan could ask for. […]

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118th Army-Navy Game Kicks Off Today at 3pm In Philadelphia

118th Army-Navy Game Kicks Off Today at 3pm In Philadelphia

| December 9, 2017

Army and Navy will meet again in one of the greatest rivalries in all of sports in Philadelphia at 3:00 pm. The winner of the 118th Army-Navy Game will win the Commander-In-Chiefs Trophy. The prestigious award is presented to the winner of the football matchups between the three major Service Academies. This is only the […]

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Navy Defeats SMU 43-40, Are Bowl Eligible Once Again

Navy Defeats SMU 43-40, Are Bowl Eligible Once Again

| November 12, 2017

Navy has seen their fair share of highs and lows this season. They started the season 5-0, they were nationally ranked (#25), and quarterback Zach Abey had just won one of the greatest games in Navy football history against Air Force. Then the wheels fell off. Navy turned the ball over five times and lost […]

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Navy Basketball Season Kicks Off With a Win in Veterans Classic

Navy Basketball Season Kicks Off With a Win in Veterans Classic

| November 11, 2017

Navy Basketball got underway on Friday night during the fourth annual Veterans Classic in Alumni Hall at the U.S. Naval Academy. The event is an opportunity for teams to for teams from around the country to get an opportunity to see what life is like for service academy athletes. The teams tour the “Yard” and […]

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Navy Looks to Right The Ship in AAC Championship Rematch

Navy Looks to Right The Ship in AAC Championship Rematch

| November 1, 2017

The Navy Midshipmen are set to square off against the Temple Owls on Thursday night in a rematch of last year’s AAC Championship game in Annapolis where the Owls beat Navy 34-10. The usually potent Navy triple option never found traction against the stout Owl defensive front, compiling only 168 rushing yards in the title […]

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Abey Injured As UCF Spoils Navy Homecoming with 31-21 Defeat

Abey Injured As UCF Spoils Navy Homecoming with 31-21 Defeat

| October 22, 2017

It was a game many people thought wouldn’t be close. UCF came into Annapolis as the nation’s top scoring offense, averaging almost 51 points per game. But Ken Niumatalolo and his Midshipmen showed the UCF Knights and the rest of the league that wins don’t come easy in Annapolis. “I have so much admiration for […]

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Mids Prepping For UCF Showdown in Annapolis

Mids Prepping For UCF Showdown in Annapolis

| October 19, 2017

Navy will face off against No. 20 UCF for the first time ever on Saturday afternoon at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium at 3:30 pm. Navy is tied with Memphis, Houston, SMU and Tulane with 5-1 records in the AAC West Division, but Memphis owns the tiebreaker over Navy after beating Navy last week 30-27. UCF […]

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Abey’s Turnover Struggles Result In 30-27 Loss to Memphis

Abey’s Turnover Struggles Result In 30-27 Loss to Memphis

| October 15, 2017

No.25 Navy suffered its first loss of the season on Saturday, one week after being ranked in the top 25 for the first time this season. One of the biggest reasons it took so long for them to achieve that milestone, voters were concerned about QB Zach Abey’s turnover problem. In the first two games […]

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Abey leads Mids to emotional 48-45 win over Air Force (PHOTOS)

Abey leads Mids to emotional 48-45 win over Air Force (PHOTOS)

| October 8, 2017

To say this game was important for coach Ken Niumatalolo and his Navy Midshipmen (5-0) would be an understatement. First of all, the winner of the Navy-Air Force game has won the Commander-In-Chief’s Trophy every year since 1997, and last year proved no different when the Falcons beat the Mid’s 28-14. On that day, Air […]

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Navy 4-0 After Comeback Victory Against Tulsa

Navy 4-0 After Comeback Victory Against Tulsa

| October 1, 2017

Navy overcame a 14 point, 1st quarter deficit before rallying back and beating Tulsa 31-21 on Saturday in Oklahoma. Navy is now 4-0 on the season and is the only undefeated team remaining in the AAC West division. The first quarter could not have gone worse for Navy. Tulsa received the kickoff and used ten […]

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Navy Rested, Ready For Bearcat’s

Navy Rested, Ready For Bearcat’s

| September 22, 2017

The Navy Midshipmen (2-0, 1-0) return to action after a bye week to take on the Cincinnati Bearcats (2-1, 0-0) in Annapolis on Saturday at 3:30.  This game will be only the third time the two programs have competed against each other since 1956, despite being in the same conference for the last few years. Navy […]

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Mids 2-0 After Rocky Start To The Season

Mids 2-0 After Rocky Start To The Season

| September 18, 2017

Navy had a bye week this past weekend, so we’ve taken the time to address some of the key issues facing the team. Let’s talk about the most important thing first. The Mids are 2-0 and in first place in the AAC West Division. The conference is playing well too. Heading into this weekend, the […]

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Impressive Defense Helps Mids Beat Tulane

Impressive Defense Helps Mids Beat Tulane

| September 10, 2017

Navy (2-0/1-0) beat Tulane (1-1/0-1) 23-21 on Saturday at Navy-Marine Corps. Stadium after forcing a safety in the third quarter and forcing Tulane to turn the ball over on downs twice in the 4th quarter. Senior defensive captain D.J. Palmore led the team with ten total tackles, including 2.5 tackles for loss and sharing a […]

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Navy Returns To Home Port For First AAC Action Of The Season

Navy Returns To Home Port For First AAC Action Of The Season

| September 8, 2017

Navy will look to build off of last week’s 42-19 win against FAU in the season opener at Navy-Marine Corps. Stadium against Tulane on Saturday at 3:30 pm. The game marks the 22nd time the Mids and the Green Wave will face-off, but only the third time as conference rivals. Tulane leads the all-time series, […]

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Career Day for Zach Abey Leads Navy To Victory Over FAU

Career Day for Zach Abey Leads Navy To Victory Over FAU

| September 2, 2017

Junior Navy quarterback Zach Abey (32 CAR/235 YDS/2 TD) knew this was a big game. Navy (1-0) ended last season riding a three game losing streak that included a loss to Army Westpoint for the first time in over a decade, and a heart breaking defeat at the hands of Louisiana Tech in the Armed […]

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All Hands On Deck, Navy Football Is Back!

All Hands On Deck, Navy Football Is Back!

| September 1, 2017

Navy and Florida Atlantic will meet for the second time overall and for the first time since 2012 when they square off on Friday night at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, Florida. Kickoff is set for 8:00 PM. Friday’s game will be televised nationally by ESPNU. This game is primed for drama and garners the […]

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NFL Regular Season and Post Season Predictions

NFL Regular Season and Post Season Predictions

| August 29, 2017

Summer is coming to an end. It’s sad, but this is the best time of the year for any sports fan. Although many people aren’t glued to their television watching all 162 regular season baseball games, September showcases the best moments of any season as teams are battling it out every night on the diamond. Die-hards […]

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Fanfest kicks off the 2017 Navy football season

Fanfest kicks off the 2017 Navy football season

| August 8, 2017

Coach Ken Niumatalolo and his Midshipmen football team hosted a Media Day and Fanfest at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on Saturday, August fifth. Fans were welcomed to the stadium with a row of players on each side of the concourse. Fans could enter each line and have every member of this year’s squad sign autographs. […]

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Pastrana comes home as Nitro Circus hits Annapolis (PHOTOS)

Pastrana comes home as Nitro Circus hits Annapolis (PHOTOS)

| July 25, 2017

Travis Pastrana is a local boy through and through. He and his band of merry dirt bikers, skate boarders, BMX’ers (and even wheel chairs) were on full display as Nitro Circus Live finally hit the superstar’s home this past Sunday. Originally the plan was DOA. The original proposal was shot down by the community surrounding […]

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Summer At The Yard Series: The Delmarva Shorebirds

Summer At The Yard Series: The Delmarva Shorebirds

| July 21, 2017

If you’re from Maryland, chances are that you have found yourself spending a week in Ocean City. You enjoy the soothing waves of the Atlantic morning, noon and night. You remember the care free days of years past the moment you see the lights of the boardwalk. You may have even won the family putt-putt […]

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Orioles Drop Series To Tampa, All-Star Teams Announced.

Orioles Drop Series To Tampa, All-Star Teams Announced.

| July 3, 2017

The Baltimore Orioles (40-41) lost two out of three games this weekend to the Tampa Bay Ray’s (43-41). The Orioles are now 6.5 games behind the first place Boston Red Sox (47-35) in the American League East Division, followed by the Yankees (43-37)  and the Ray’s. Still struggling to find a permanent place above the […]

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