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  • Hopkins School of Education gets No. 1 ranking

    Hopkins School of Education gets No. 1 ranking
    U.S. News and World Report ranked the Johns Hopkins University's School of Education No. 1 in the nation for graduate education programs, above two state programs better known as teaching schools: University of Maryland, College Park at No. 26 and...
  • Whack rallies Mount St. Mary's men to 72-71 win in NEC quarterfinals

    Men's college basketball Whack rallies Mount to 72-71 win in NEC quarterfinals Rashad Whack made the game-winning 3-pointer with 2.4 seconds left to lift fourth-seeded Mount St. Mary's (14-16) to a 72-71 victory over fifth-seeded St. Francis (N.Y.)...
  • Walt Fuchs, philosophy professor

    Walt Fuchs, philosophy professor
    Walt Fuchs, who taught philosophy at Towson University for more than four decades, died of cancer Feb. 11 in a hospital in Gottingen, Germany. The Towson resident was 71. Born Wolfgang Walter Fuchs in Berlin and raised in Pittsburgh, he earned a Bachelor...
  • Thoughts on Maryland basketball blame, Big Ten signage and beer at Byrd Stadium

    Thoughts on Maryland basketball blame, Big Ten signage and beer at Byrd Stadium
    Baltimore Sun reporters Don Markus, Jeff Barker and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports. Who's to blame for Maryland not winning close games, Mark Turgeon or his players? Don Markus: After...
  • Quarter auction in Parkton to help girl, 13, fight cancer

    Quarter auction in Parkton to help girl, 13, fight cancer
    Chandra Parker Thacker was called to Eastern York Middle School in November to pick up her daughter Nina, 13, who complained of being short of breath and light-headed in gym class. Thacker took Nina to the family doctor for a chest X-ray in case the...
  • Win over Virginia boosts Loyola in Inside Lacrosse women's media poll

    Win over Virginia boosts Loyola in Inside Lacrosse women's media poll
    Loyola's season-opening 16-12 win at Virginia Saturday boosted the Greyhounds to No. 8 in this week's Brine Inside Lacrosse women's media Top 20. The Greyhounds got six goals from Hannah Schmidt, five goals and two assists from Marlee Paton and 11 saves...
  • 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,...
  • Abey, Hawk, Helm, Woods named to Big 33 football roster, full MD lineup coming in early March

    Abey, Hawk, Helm, Woods named to Big 33 football roster, full MD lineup coming in early March
    The Maryland roster for the Big 33 Football Classic will be announced in early March, but the names of a few local players have already been released. McDonogh’s Josh Woods, Meade’s Jake Hawk, Fallston’s Alex Helm and Archbishop...
  • Thoughts on Ralph Friedgen, Melo Trimble starting next year and the odds Damian Prince picks Maryland

    Thoughts on Ralph Friedgen, Melo Trimble starting next year and the odds Damian Prince picks Maryland
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports. What's your take on having not only James Franklin -- but now perhaps Ralph Friedgen -- in the Big Ten...
  • Blast rallies past Syracuse, clinches playoff berth

    Indoor soccer Blast rallies past Syracuse, clinches playoff berth The visiting Blast scored the last three goals to defeat the Syracuse Silver Knights, 12-10, on Friday night, clinching a Major Indoor Soccer League playoff spot and moving into a...
  • Students from Laurel earn degrees, dean's list

    The following Laurel area residents graduated from Salisbury University: Brent Greer, Bachelor of Arts in political science; and Lauren Westermeyer, Bachelor of Arts in psychology. Dylan Haversack, of Laurel, earned Faculty Honors for fall 2013 at the...
  • Nigerian linebacker Nnamdi Egbuaba set to join Terps just three years after first touching a football

    Nigerian linebacker Nnamdi Egbuaba set to join Terps just three years after first touching a football
    The FedEx package lay on the St. Frances football coach's desk, waiting for Nnamdi Egbuaba like an unopened present. Inside the package was a National Letter of Intent and financial aid document offering Egbuaba — who comes from a Nigerian village...