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Topic - Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium is an outdoor athletic stadium near the campus of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. It is the home field of the Navy Midshipmen football team, the men's lacrosse team, and the Chesapeake Bayhawks lacrosse team. - Source: Wikipedia
On a beautiful fall day, the parking lot at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium was filled with fans and tailgate parties. A record crowd of 38,225 showed up Saturday for the football game between Navy and Air Force.
After two days of furious lobbying by the academies, Navy and Air Force will be allowed to play football Saturday in Annapolis as scheduled.
President Obama called on newly minted officers of the Naval Academy Friday to exhibit the highest standards while serving their country, specifically exhorting them to hold themselves and others accountable when problems arise.
The Military Bowl will match a team from the Atlantic Coast Conference against one from Conference USA and will be played Dec. 27. ESPN will broadcast the afternoon game.
Jonathan Gazaille was the last player to leave Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on Saturday night.
Everything was going according to plan in the fourth quarter Saturday at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Plebe quarterback Keenan Reynolds had racked up 268 total yards and three touchdowns. The Midshipmen were up 24-10 against Florida Atlantic. Bowl eligibility was all but guaranteed. Then Reynolds' left elbow was bent awkwardly on a tackle near midfield. He played out the rest of the game and guided Navy to a 24-17 win.
Keegan Wetzel slowly unspooled tape from around his left arm and hand Wednesday evening. The Navy linebacker would get to his other arm soon after.
With two minutes left to play, a one-point lead to protect and a Homecoming party just waiting to begin, the Navy defense huddled at the 20-yard-line.
Navy, reliant on the triple option and ball control as it is, frequently attempts to convert fourth downs.
The aftermath of Navy's latest loss included three injured starters, two more turnovers and one murky quarterback situation.
Scott Ratliff snared a groundball and looked diagonally down the field Saturday afternoon. Justin Ward was there, below the scoreboard that showed so little time standing between top-seeded Loyola and the final four.
The Maryland lacrosse team was regrouping as the NCAA tournament commenced, and it was once again reminded these Terrapins would never accomplish much with ease. It just wasn't their nature.
Besides a few plays here and there in high school, Navy's Travis Bridges had virtually no experience on defense.
Brandon Turner's freshman season at Navy was five minutes from concluding. The Midshipmen were demolishing Missouri in the Texas Bowl, and Turner's day (as well as teammate Bo Snelson's) effectively would end with kickoff coverage after Navy's last touchdown.
Lehigh gave up an extra-man goal and another off a faceoff. It appeared to overplay Navy at times early Friday evening, creating space for the Midshipmen to zip in close shots and miss a few more.