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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Fans starting to catch Big Ten fever as conference transition becomes reality

    Fans starting to catch Big Ten fever as conference transition becomes reality
    Like many Maryland graduates, Stan Gelbaugh wasn't thrilled when the school announced nearly 20 months ago that it was going to be moving from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten. The former Terps quarterback, who was a part of three straight...
  • Big Ten expansion 'absolutely huge' for men's lacrosse

    Big Ten expansion 'absolutely huge' for men's lacrosse
    When Maryland men's lacrosse coach John Tillman recently hit the recruiting trail, he wasn't entirely sure how players would react to a Terps program making the leap from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten, a move that became official Tuesday....
  • 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...
  • Second-largest class in Harford Christian history graduates

    Second-largest class in Harford Christian history graduates
    Harford Christian School administrators, parents and supporters bid farewell to the second-largest graduating class in the school's 48-year-history Friday night. The 49-member Class of 2014 is second only to the Darlington school's Class of 2012,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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....