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  • Bill would require background checks for Balto. Co. recreation volunteers

    Bill would require background checks for Balto. Co. recreation volunteers
    More than a decade after a youth sports volunteer from Hereford with a record of sex offense charges was convicted of abusing a 12-year-old boy, Baltimore County remains the only jurisdiction in the region that doesn't require background checks for...
  • Clarksville's McFadden sets course record in defense of London Marathon title

    Clarksville resident Tatyana McFadden set a course record and defended her London Marathon title in the women's wheelchair race Sunday. With a time of 1 hour, 45 minutes and 12 seconds, McFadden beat Manuela Schar of Switzerland by more than a minute...
  • Terps grant three players' requests to be released from men's basketball team

    Terps grant three players' requests to be released from men's basketball team
    Maryland basketball fans had been clamoring all throughout the team’s disappointing 17-15 season for third-year coach Mark Turgeon to do a makeover of the roster before the program joined the Big Ten. On Tuesday, what seemed like pure mid-winter...
  • Ex-Terps player Billy Jones reflects on breaking ACC's color barrier in basketball

    Ex-Terps player Billy Jones reflects on breaking ACC's color barrier in basketball
    On occasion, Billy Jones' granddaughter reminds him of what he'd as soon forget. "Pop-Pop, you are old," Cleo Pounds will say. That's Jones' cue to dig out his scrapbooks, curl up on the sofa and regale the 8-year-old with sporting tales of yore —...
  • InsideMDSports: Class of 2016 WR Trevon Diggs could follow brother Stefon to Maryland

    InsideMDSports: Class of 2016 WR Trevon Diggs could follow brother Stefon to Maryland
    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. Wootton's Class of 2016 wide receiver Trevon Diggs has early offers from Maryland, North Carolina...
  • Maryland basketball adds 7-footer Michal Cekovsky to incoming class

    Maryland basketball adds 7-footer Michal Cekovsky to incoming class
    Maryland's lack of any inside presence at both ends of the court was a large part of its disappointing 17-15 season. Trying to rectify that, the Terps have added Slovakian 7-footer Michal Cekovsky, who spent last season playing at a basketball academy...
  • Lorraine Mihok

    Lorraine Mihok
    Lorraine D. Mihok, a retired John Carroll School office administrator, died March 6 at Symphony Manor Assisted Living of complications from a fall following a stroke she suffered in 2012. The Forest Hill resident was 75. Born Lorraine Dailey in...
  • Baltimore Lab School strikes out on its own

    Baltimore Lab School strikes out on its own
    Doug and Gretchen Moran, owners of a home-based software company in California, said they can live wherever they want. And what they want are good schools for their children, Jack, 5, and Isabel, 8 — especially Jack, who they say is both a...
  • InsideMDSports: Gilman defensive tackle Ellison Jordan has 'really fun time' at Maryland

    InsideMDSports: Gilman defensive tackle Ellison Jordan has 'really fun time' at Maryland
    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. Gilman defensive tackle Ellison Jordan may be only a 2016 prospect, but he already has picked...
  • InsideMDSports: Terps lead for McDonogh offensive lineman Ellis McKennie after visit

    InsideMDSports: Terps lead for McDonogh offensive lineman Ellis McKennie after visit
    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. McDonogh offensive lineman Ellis McKennie made his way to College Park again on Sunday for the...
  • UMES parting with men's basketball coach Allen

    UMES parting with men's basketball coach Allen
    Colleges UMES parting with basketball coach Allen UMES will not renew the contract of men's basketball coach Frankie Allen, the school said Wednesday. Allen guided the Hawks the past six seasons, compiling a 42-139 record. He just completed his 24th...
  • Gregoire leads UMBC past Mercer, 15-6, in men's lacrosse

    Gregoire leads UMBC past Mercer, 15-6, in men's lacrosse
    College lacrosse Gregoire leads UMBC past Mercer, 15-6 Matt Gregoire (South River) scored three goals to lead host UMBC (3-2) to a 15-6 win over Mercer (2-3) in men's lacrosse on Tuesday. The Retrievers pulled away with a 7-0 run in the third quarter....