Zeke Barbour doesn't shy from a stiff challenge. So when the Forest Hill resident learned of a group trek on a rugged, rock-strewn 8 1/2-mile stretch of the Appalachian Trail in Maryland, he signed on. Barbour has hiked pieces of the 2,160-mile trail before, and Saturday, at age 73, he'll do it...
Two years ago, Gavin Class nearly died of heat stroke while practicing with Towson’s football team. On Thursday, he filed suit against the university to let him play again.
May 24, 2001: During a brief religious service in mostly demolished Memorial Stadium, Orioles slugger Curt Blefary's ashes are scattered at home plate, per his request. Blefary, an outfielder and the American League 1965 Rookie of the Year, died of pancreatitis in January 2001.
Most Maryland waterfowl enthusiasts use shotguns to nab their prey. Jim Taylor does it with a nylon brush. Wood ducks, tundra swans, Canada geese — all have been captured on canvas by Taylor, a prize-winning artist from Towson.
On Saturday, Bobby Ussery planned to head out to Gulfstream Park — a 10-minute drive from his place on the beach — take a seat in the Horsemen's Lounge, watch the Preakness on the big screen ... and step back in time. Fifty-five years ago, Ussery won the second leg of the Triple Crown at Pimlico...
Alexandra Scott touched many hearts in the eight short years she lived. At 4, having battled cancer almost since birth, the Connecticut girl determined to fight it on another front.
As a kid, Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy spent endless hours in a park near his Arizona home, fielding ground balls and honing his game. The batter? Hardy's mother.
Ray Scott is a great grandfather who, at 76, should be slowing down. So, why is the onetime Bullets power forward roaming the Midwest, raising money for a firm that helps families cope with child-rearing, adoptions and foster care?