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Memorial Day

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  • A few of my favorite things

    A few of my favorite things
    I've played or reported on lacrosse for much of my life, and some things have stuck with me. Here are just a few things that I — and other lovers of the game — look forward to each week:   We love wall ball, hammering skills until...
  • Duke men's lacrosse not making much of first undefeated February since 2008

    Duke men's lacrosse not making much of first undefeated February since 2008
    Reigning national champion Duke made a break from tradition – in a positive way. Sunday's 14-6 victory over Stony Brook guaranteed that the top-ranked Blue Devils will finish February with a 4-0 record. It's the first time since 2008 that the...
  • Johns Hopkins' Dave Pietramala suggests changes to lacrosse schedule

    Johns Hopkins' Dave Pietramala suggests changes to lacrosse schedule
    It just doesn’t seem natural playing lacrosse when there is still snow on the ground. There used to be a time when the regular season opened in the first week of March, but those days are long gone. Johns Hopkins coach Dave Pietramala isn’...
  • Harford schools break snow days bank

    Harford schools break snow days bank
    Harford County Public Schools are out of planned inclement weather make-up days, and school officials say will they need clarification from the state if they need to request a waiver of excused absence for at least two or, possibly, three days. Two more...
  • Wedded: June Struder and Joseph Whalen

    Wedded: June Struder and Joseph Whalen
    Date: Dec. 28 Her story: June Struder, 25, grew up in several places around the country because her father, Jim Struder, was an Army officer. She graduated from Aberdeen High School and later attended Villa Julie College (now Stevenson University)....
  • Lacrosse becoming cold-weather sport

    Lacrosse becoming cold-weather sport
    Winter is synonymous with snow, Christmas and … lacrosse? This year, perhaps more than any other, the coldest season and a sport which crowns a national champion on usually the hottest day in May have been linked arm-in-arm. Since Feb. 1,...
  • Actor Gary Sinise visits the Naval Academy

    Actor Gary Sinise visits the Naval Academy
    Chances are, the greeting, "It's Lt. Dan!" was heard more than a few times on the Naval Academy grounds this week. Actor Gary Sinise, Oscar-nominated for playing the irascible Lt. Dan in "Forrest Gump" and -- more pertintently here -- a steadfast...
  • Division III lacrosse preview for Salisbury Sea Gulls

    Division III lacrosse preview for Salisbury Sea Gulls
    Tuesday’s entry is the seventh installment of a series taking a look at each of the eight Division III programs in this state according to their order of finish from last season. The Sun’s lacrosse preview is slated to be published on Friday,...
  • Wedded: Gwyneth Susil and Jeffrey Spaeder

    Wedded: Gwyneth Susil and Jeffrey Spaeder
    Date: Nov. 9 Her story: Gwyneth Susil, 34, grew up in Bethesda. She is a pediatrician in pursuit of a position in North Carolina, where she moved to live with her husband-to-be last fall. Her mother, Joan Weigel, a homemaker, and father, George Weigel,...
  • Ravens did not submit bid to host Championship Weekend at M&T Bank Stadium for 2015-2018

    Ravens did not submit bid to host Championship Weekend at M&T Bank Stadium for 2015-2018
    The Ravens, who will host next spring's NCAA men's lacrosse championships at M&T Bank Stadium, did not submit a final bid to host Championship Weekend between 2015 and 2018, largely over concerns about a scheduling conflict with the Orioles. Lisa Dixon,...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Holiday blues The Department of Health's website offers information on the holiday blues and healthy ways to cope with them. Visit aahealth.org and click on "holiday blues" under hot topics. Information: 410-222-6785. Holiday food safety The...
  • Commemorating Veterans Day in Towson

    Commemorating Veterans Day in Towson
    Veterans from World War II and all wars to present as well as family members and officials gathered around the Wayside Cross in downtown Towson on a chilly Nov. 11 to commemorate Veterans Day on Monday. Towson American Legion Post No. 22 Commander Ken...