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Tuesday, March 2, 2021


Sports written by The Tentacle staff who live in Frederick County or close by for a local perspective on both local and national sports.

Linganore Lancers Win County Championship Over Oakdale

Guest Columnist: Chaz Packan On February 25, 2020 the Linganore Lancers boys basketball captured their second county title.  It was their first since 2017 when they...

Last Weekend In XFL Football

The DC Defenders won the inaugural game in XFL football history by a score of 31-19 at Audi Field in Washington, D.C.  Thanks to a performance powered by three defensive/special teams touchdowns by way of two interceptions returned and a blocked punt leading to the first touchdown in XFL History.

Return of Keys Baseball to Frederick in 2021

On December 5, 2019 I wrote an article expressing the very real concern of Frederick Keys baseball not returning to the Frederick area. The great news for Orioles fans in this region and Keys fans locally is those fears have been allayed.

Keys Baseball In Jeopardy

The Frederick Keys baseball franchise has been a local staple here in Frederick County since 1989. The Keys became the Orioles High Single-A affiliate over 30 years ago, bringing exciting and affordable baseball action to the city of Frederick.

NFL Schedule Release

When the NFL releases its schedule this Thursday, May 14th, we will learn which teams the Ravens and the Redskins will face during the 2020 season.

Super Bowl 2020 Predictions

6:30 PM on Fox: San Francisco 49ers Vs. Kansas City Chiefs- Chiefs win 27-20

COVID-19 Updates in Basketball and Baseball

On March 11th, and 12th the sports world came to a halt because of an invisible enemy. All major league sports suspended their seasons or just outright cancelled them - NBA, NHL, MLB. Even the NCAA, who cancelled their basketball tournament, and all of their spring sports.

NFC/AFC Championship Game Predictions

Televised on CBS at 3:05 PM: AFC Championship Game Tennessee Titans @ Kansas City Chiefs

Year of the Terrapin?

Since 2010, the football program at the University of Maryland has regressed from “top-25” to a laughingstock in the Big Ten Conference.

Navy Dominates Army 31-7 Ending 3 Game Losing Streak

The 23rd ranked US Naval Academy Football team ended an historic three game win streak by Army West Point with a dominating 31-7 win.