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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • D'Amore shows her winning smile more for Johns Hopkins women's lacrosse

     D'Amore shows her winning smile more for Johns Hopkins women's lacrosse
    When Johns Hopkins women's lacrosse coach Janine Tucker talks about attacker Taylor D'Amore, she doesn't point to numbers in a record book or read a list of postseason awards. She reaches for a framed photo on a shelf in her office. D'Amore is hugging...
  • Speaking to local Penn State fans, James Franklin says area opponents 'don't have a chance'

    Speaking to local Penn State fans, James Franklin says area opponents 'don't have a chance'
    Penn State football coach James Franklin paused Wednesday and — in an exaggerated deadpan manner — shouted a question to a member of his staff. "Hey, Lauren, do we have Maryland on the schedule this year?" the former two-time Terps assistant...
  • Ravens draft Penn State guard John Urschel in fifth round

    Ravens draft Penn State guard John Urschel in fifth round
    The Ravens picked their first offensive lineman of the draft, selecting Penn State guard John Urschel in the fifth round with the 175th pick. "It feels fantastic," Urschel said. "Believe me, I’m honored and I’m humbled." Urschel started 24...
  • Ravens wrap up three-day draft with nine players and a couple of questions

    Ravens wrap up three-day draft with nine players and a couple of questions
    When the three-day draft ended and the Ravens had made the last of their nine selections, there was just as much talk about what needs they didn't address as those they did. Despite saying there is a wide receiver the Ravens could take in every round,...
  • History in Rice's grasp after a lifetime of training

    History in Rice's grasp after a lifetime of training
    Linda Rice had tried college, lasting a couple of years at Penn State while realizing that studying bloodlines, speed ratings and past performance charts for horses interested her far more than what she was studying in computer science classes. "I...
  • Terps women land four, Hopkins one on All-America first team

    Terps women land four, Hopkins one on All-America first team
    Maryland's Taylor Cummings, Brooke Griffin, Kelly McPartland and Megan Douty, along with Johns Hopkins' Taylor D'Amore and three others with local ties, were named first-team All-Americans on Tuesday by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches...
  • Bits & Pieces: Campanaro could be a priceless find for Ravens

    I am predicting that when we evaluate the Baltimore Ravens' 2014 draft after this season, the name with the most upside will be none other than former River Hill star Mike Campanaro. If used properly, Campanaro could become a big time receiver like Wes...
  • 29th annual Al Cesky Scholarship Banquet honors student athletes

    29th annual Al Cesky Scholarship Banquet honors student athletes
    C. Milton Wright's Maggie Gallagher and Patterson Mill's Eric Eckstein were honored Wednesday night as the female and male winners of the annual $5,000 Al Cesky Scholarship. The two were selected from a group of 24 Harford County scholar athletes, all...
  • Postscript from Maryland vs. Notre Dame men's lacrosse

    Postscript from Maryland vs. Notre Dame men's lacrosse
    By virtue of having a higher seed, sixth-seeded Notre Dame was considered the home team in Saturday’s NCAA tournament semifinal against seventh-seeded Maryland and wore its white jerseys at M&T Bank Stadium. But with the Terps playing about 45...