| Aug 18, 2013
| 10:13 AM
When Jonathon Scott Fuqua was 13 years old, he and his older brother put on their swimming trunks and went surfing during a Florida hurricane.
The wind bent the palm trees rimming the Gulf of Mexico nearly double, like boomerangs. The teens were...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 4:02 PM
The realization that long-distance runner Hannah Oneda would represent the United States at the 2013 Pan Am Junior Athletics Championships in Medellin, Colombia, this weekend didn't fully hit the Westminster native and Winters Mill graduate until she...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Less than 2 percent of teen mothers who have a child before the age of 18 complete college before they turn 30, according to the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.
One Howard County woman is trying to change that.
| Sep 6, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Maryland's game against Old Dominion on Saturday marks the beginning of the end of an era. The Terps plan to phase out games against Football Championship Subdivision opponents in the coming years.
But Maryland (1-0, 0-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) knows...
| Sep 18, 2013
William and Mary Jo Collins celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 7 and renewed their vows at St. Margaret Parish in Bel Air. They were married Sept. 7, 1963 at St. Stanislaus Church in Superior, Wisc.
After renewing their vows, they...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Dr. Elizabeth A. Martinez, a Johns Hopkins-trained anesthesiologist and critical-care physician who worked in the prevention of hospital-acquired infections in surgical patients, died of a rare cancer Sept. 19 at her Boston home. She was 47 and had...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:40 PM
The No. 7 UMBC men’s soccer team rebounded from its first loss of the season with a 2-1 decision against America East foe Hartford this past Saturday.
The Retrievers improved to 10-1-0 overall and 1-0-0 in the league and distanced themselves...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Emily Banes at first laughed at the question. Then she owned up to it.
She is stubborn. It is an adjective that usually carries some baggage, but for the senior forward on the Towson women's soccer team, it is a recipe for success.
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:54 AM
This season, the Towson football team had encountered its fair share of struggles in the first quarter, allowing opponents to score first in five of its last six games. That concern has now flipped to the final period.
After surrendering 22...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 10:01 PM
In a clash between ranked Colonial Athletic Association playoff hopefuls, Towson rode a dominant defensive performance to a 15-9 victory over William & Mary on Saturday.
Towson (9-2, 5-2 in the CAA) and its high-octane offense were slowed by the Tribe's...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Coach Rob Ambrose made no attempt to hide his displeasure over the Towson football team being left out of the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision playoffs last season despite the program going 7-4 and sharing the Colonial Athletic Association...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Betty B. Scher, a nurse who was known to family and friends as having boundless energy and a lifelong thirst for knowledge, died Nov. 13 at her home. The Baltimore resident was 87.
When her children told extended family members she had died, few...