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  • Boys Athlete of the Week: Maurice White, St. Frances, basketball

    Boys Athlete of the Week: Maurice White, St. Frances, basketball
    The senior guard-forward stepped up last week in a big way, leading the undefeated Panthers (10-0) to three quality wins that catapulted them to No. 1 in this week's Top 15 poll. The highlight for White came in the Panthers' 63-58 win over nationally...
  • Winter sports: No. 8 Patriot boys easily win opener in Hawaii

    John Carroll's No. 8 boys basketball team used a 32-0 run in the third quarter to beat Hilo (Hawaii), 69-26, in Wednesday's opening round of the Iolani Classic in Honolulu. The Patriots (9-3) were led by Kimbal Mackenzie with a game-high 15 points....
  • Gilman DT Henry Poggi named USA Today All-American

    Gilman DT Henry Poggi named USA Today All-American
    Gilman defensive tackle Henry Poggi is one of only 24 high school players nationwide to be named Thursday to USA Today’s All-USA Football Team. Poggi, one of The Baltimore Sun’s Co-Defensive Players of the Year, was the most schemed...
  • Basketball roundup: J. Carroll boys fall in Iolani Classic

    No. 8 John Carroll drew fellow Maryland team and national powerhouse Montrose Christian of Rockville in the second round of the Iolani Classic in Honolulu on Thursday night. The Mustangs proved to be too big — with four starters between 6 feet 6...
  • NSA leaker's girlfriend posts about her shock, goes silent

    NSA leaker's girlfriend posts about her shock, goes silent
    They don't make many power couples like this: He's a self-proclaimed whistle blower, the focus of international headlines and Obama administration ire. She describes herself as a "world-traveling, pole-dancing super hero." Edward Snowden and Lindsay...
  • What happened to Facebook and why is Adrienne Maloof out for blood? The web wants to know

    What happened to Facebook and why is Adrienne Maloof out for blood? The web wants to know
    The conspiracy theorists are out in force after both Facebook and Google had technical issues yesterday. The outages of various services including Gmail appear to be unrelated. Facebook was down for about 20 minutes for some users and is back this...
  • Time to dial up some healthy skepticism

    Time to dial up some healthy skepticism
    The U.S. government is trying "to create a database of every [phone] call ever made." That's how one informed person described the National Security Agency's effort to USA Today. That newspaper also confirmed that not only is the government collecting...
  • Lunchroom palm scanners gave students intro to biometrics

    Lunchroom palm scanners gave students intro to biometrics
    After a couple months of paying for lunch with their palms, students at 10 Carroll County schools are going back to buying pizza and tots using less Bond-like methods. While parent concerns about privacy led their superintendent to hit the breaks on the...
  • Ex-CIA worker from Maryland revealed as source of NSA leaks

    Ex-CIA worker from Maryland revealed as source of NSA leaks
    A British newspaper has identified a 29-year-old former Marylander as the source of the top secret documents that revealed details of two National Security Agency surveillance programs and revived debate of the agency's reach into the private lives of...
  • No. 2 St. Frances finishes big week with win over nationally ranked Travis

    No. 2 St. Frances finishes big week with win over nationally ranked Travis
    Recognizing their talent and potential for something special, members of the St. Frances boys basketball team asked coach Nick Myles during the offseason to beef up their schedule. The Panthers wanted to be pushed, and the second-year coach obliged....
  • HCC student selected for academic team

    Harford Community College student Lisa Noll was selected as a member of the 2013 All-Maryland Academic Team. The honor recognizes the scholarly achievements of students enrolled in Maryland's community colleges. Noll was among the more than 1,800...
  • Matt Wieters' plaque on Eutaw Street has been fixed

    Matt Wieters' plaque on Eutaw Street has been fixed
    HOUSTON -- The plaque on Eutaw Street that commemorates Matt Wieters' 395 foot blast last June 29 has received some editing. According to a club spokeswoman, the misspelled “Weiters” on the plaque has been fixed and re-set along the walkway...