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  • Terps' Taylor Cummings nominated for an ESPY

    Terps' Taylor Cummings nominated for an ESPY
    Just when you thought there were no more awards for Taylor Cummings to be considered for, the Maryland lacrosse star was nominated for an ESPY on Tuesday. The McDonogh graduate is nominated for the Best Female College Athlete along with Breanna Stewart,...
  • Baltimore police hire new training director after months of flux

    Baltimore police hire new training director after months of flux
    Baltimore police named a new training director Friday, a move that follows two years of resignations, temporary appointments and a nearly fatal 2013 training accident that led the department to improve its safety guidelines. Paul Banach, a 29-year law...
  • Boys' Latin lacrosse coach Bob Shriver to retire after 2015 season

    Boys' Latin lacrosse coach Bob Shriver to retire after 2015 season
    Boys' Latin lacrosse coach Bob Shriver, who led the Lakers to an undefeated season and the No. 1 national ranking this spring in his 35th season, announced Thursday that he will retire from coaching after the 2015 season. Shriver, a Boys' Latin...
  • Harold H. Hogg, construction company owner

    Harold H. Hogg, construction company owner
    Harold H. Hogg, founder of a Central Maryland and Southern Pennsylvania commercial construction company who endowed the Hogg Family Chair at Duke University, his alma mater, died June 3 of leukemia at the Moorings Park retirement community in Naples, Fla....
  • St. Frances' Smith is 'average Joe' with above-average talent

    St. Frances' Smith is 'average Joe' with above-average talent
    At first glance, it's probably hard to see Rahshaun Smith and say he's an underdog. He stands 6 feet 3, weighs 230 pounds and has a deep, booming voice. His nickname is Shaq — and it was given to him at age 12. On the football field, Smith...
  • Review & preview: Maryland men's lacrosse

    Review & preview: Maryland men's lacrosse
    Here is the seventh and final installment of a series that checks in with the seven Division I programs in the state to give a glimpse into the past and the future. Teams are scheduled to appear according to the chronological order in which their...
  • Johns Hopkins-Loyola rivalry in men's lacrosse on hold for 2015, returns in 2016

    Johns Hopkins-Loyola rivalry in men's lacrosse on hold for 2015, returns in 2016
    Johns Hopkins and Loyola have put their annual men's lacrosse rivalry on hold for the 2015 season. Unable to find a Saturday date suitable for both sides, the Charles Street rivals agreed to take a break next season and resume their annual series in...
  • Bicycling duo head from Alaska to Argentina [West Friendship]

    Gosh, our recent getaway to Connecticut for my husband's 50th high school reunion sounds blah after hearing of the amazing adventures of Jason Bostron and his wife Daisy Phillips. What a team this duo makes as they bicycle from Alaska to Argentina....
  • Walking a fine line on Iraq [Commentary]

    Walking a fine line on Iraq [Commentary]
    How far can President Barack Obama involve the U.S. in Iraq without taking ownership of a war he opposed and supposedly ended? Iraq finds itself once again on the precipice of civil war, presenting Mr. Obama with a difficult choice: Is the U.S. back in or...
  • Hereford High's Turnbaugh tabbed as male Athlete of Year

    Hereford High's Turnbaugh tabbed as male Athlete of Year
    When it comes to football, wrestling and lacrosse, few athletes can match the all-around success of Hereford's Brock Turnbaugh, who uses toughness and strength to dominate opponents. The 2014 North County News male Athlete of the Year earned...
  • Is your job stressing you out? [Commentary]

    Most of us hate work. We would find it hard to believe that it is actually good for us. But a pair of reports seems to support both notions. The first study, from the founders of The Energy Project in cooperation with Harvard Business School, suggests...
  • Umd.'s 'big' move [Commentary]

    Umd.'s 'big' move [Commentary]
    Tuesday, the University of Maryland officially joins the Big Ten athletic conference. This is a winning moment for both athletics and academics at Maryland. In stadiums, arenas and on the Big Ten Network, new and challenging match-ups will excite...