Holiday Gift Guide - Page 10 - Sports nuts

Holiday Gift Guide
- Page 10
Sports nuts

Help local fanatics show their team pride

 

By Emily Parks, Contributing Writer

 

Game day is Saturday/Sunday Funday, and these gift ideas are sure to please the sports nut on your list. These gift suggestions run the gamut from fun to practical, but all show team spirit. Kitchen items such as Baltimore Orioles salt and pepper shakers or the Towson University bottle opener show which team will be at the tailgate table. University of Maryland socks, scarf and hat will keep the most diehard fair-weather (and not so fair-weather) fan warm during chilly football games. A Baltimore Ravens pet collar and leash makes sure furry friends can celebrate as well. Many of these retailers are local, so you’ll feel good knowing you supported local businesses while outfitting the loved one on your holiday shopping list with all the gear from their favorite college, university or sports team.

 

1 UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND FLAG AND SKI HAT

 

Whether you’re tearing up the ski slopes or simply shoveling the sidewalk, let everyone know you’re a Terp! Perfect to sport at the next football game or tailgate to wear while you cheer on your favorite Maryland team. One size fits all. Available at www.routeoneapparel.com.

 

2 UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND SKETCH WHITE CREW SOCKS

 

Fun socks are an easy way to make a statement or display a pop of color. Show allegiance to the Terps with the University of Maryland Sketch White Crew Socks. Patterned with a colorful University of Maryland logo, these are perfect for game day or any other day. Stuff these into a University of Maryland fan’s stocking this holiday season to flaunt Maryland pride from head to toe! Available at www.routeoneapparel.com.

 

3 UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND TERPS & TURTLE SHELL SCARF

 

Maryland winters can be harsh and drab, but this University of Maryland Terps & Turtle Shell Scarf will brighten the most gray of winter days. This Terrapin scarf is made from soft, woven acrylic and features the school logo and nickname in the school colors of red, white, gold and black (shown). Also comes in black and gold, gray and white, and white and black. The scarf is handle with care, so wash it gently so it will be game day ready for years to come! Available at www.routeoneapparel.com.

 

4 BALTIMORE ORIOLES GAMEDAY SALT AND PEPPER SHAKERS

 

Flavor game day snacks with these Baltimore Orioles Gameday salt and peppers shakers. All snacks for the game will be well seasoned, even if the season isn’t the best one. Win or lose, cheer on the Baltimore Orioles with these cute little jersey salt and pepper shakers. Available from www.fansedge.com.

 

5 UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND TERRAPINS BAGGO BEAN BAG TOSS CORNHOLE GAME

 

On warm weather days, it is not unusual to find backyards and tailgates littered with cornhole boards. Cornhole is a fun yard game, and with this cornhole board sporting the University of Maryland logo, no one will wonder where your team allegiances lie. The portable cornhole game set

 

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