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  • Liberty High grad McCracken scores ninth, but McDaniel falls, 2-1

    Liberty High grad McCracken scores ninth, but McDaniel falls, 2-1
    Liberty High School graduate Shane McCracken, of Marriottsville, scored for McDaniel College on Saturday, but the Green Terror fell short, 2-1, in the men’s soccer matchup against Haverford (Pa.) College. A first-half Haverford goal proved to be...
  • TVs becoming more common in restaurants, but some are bucking trend

    TVs becoming more common in restaurants, but some are bucking trend
    On a busy Thursday night, the Ale House Columbia vibrates with energy. At the bar and in the dining area, tables are packed with friends and families chatting away. Servers hustle from table to table delivering drinks and appetizers. And just above eye...
  • Former Pallotti volleyball setter finds similar role at next level

    Former Pallotti volleyball setter finds similar role at next level
    As a freshman on the junior varsity volleyball team at St. Vincent Pallotti, Zacharie Jackson was used as a setter and hitter. "My freshman year I did a little bit of hitting," Jackson said. "After my freshman year, I moved into setting, and I have been...
  • Navy's Maika Polamalu, cousin of Troy Polamalu, eager to live up to family's name

    Navy's Maika Polamalu, cousin of Troy Polamalu, eager to live up to family's name
    It's the first question on many people's lips when they meet Maika Polamalu. "'Are you related to Troy?'" recounted the Navy junior linebacker, who is first cousins with the Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety. "That's always the first thing. It doesn't...
  • 'Silk Road' owner tried to arrange witness murder, authorities in Maryland say

    'Silk Road' owner tried to arrange witness murder, authorities in Maryland say
    An undercover federal agent in Maryland played a key role in the shutdown Wednesday of what authorities describe as a massive online drug marketplace called the Silk Road, whose owner allegedly began scheming to kill perceived rivals. Authorities say...
  • Guest blogger: Randallstown cornerback Christian Bell

    Guest blogger: Randallstown cornerback Christian Bell
    During the school year, Varsity Letters will periodically ask student-athletes from various sports to step in as guest bloggers. They will share their personal thoughts about one aspect of their season or reflect on the season to date. This week’s...
  • Silk Road drug kingpin tried to kill witness, authorities in Maryland say

    Silk Road drug kingpin tried to kill witness, authorities in Maryland say
    An undercover federal agent in Maryland played a key role in the shutdown Wednesday of what authorities describe as a massive online drug marketplace, owned by a 29-year-old engineer who authorities say schemed to kill perceived rivals. Authorities...
  • Ellicott City's Proctor on brink of reaching NFL dream

    Ellicott City's Proctor on brink of reaching NFL dream
    Xavier Proctor could see the writing on the wall. It was the summer of 2007, just a few months before his senior year at Mt. Hebron High School, and Proctor was preparing for what could have been his final season playing football. Over 6 feet in height,...
  • Terps and Towson changing impressions about football in Maryland

    Terps and Towson changing impressions about football in Maryland
    College football has long been an afterthought in Maryland. At best, it's been a pleasant Saturday interlude between the buildup during the week and the battles that usually take place the next day for the Baltimore Ravens and Washington Redskins. At...
  • Terps' Turgeon talks state of the program, Wells' lawsuit and ACC schools' 'animosity'

    Terps' Turgeon talks state of the program, Wells' lawsuit and ACC schools' 'animosity'
    COLLEGE PARK — With Tuesday marking this season's unofficial start of Maryland men's basketball coverage, coach Mark Turgeon and the Terps spoke to the media at the team's media day inside Comcast Center. Below are the highlights from Turgeon's...
  • End of football rivalry with Virginia brings bittersweet memories for Maryland

    End of football rivalry with Virginia brings bittersweet memories for Maryland
    — The shouts of joy emanating from the visitors' locker room were loud enough to be heard in the tunnel at Scott Stadium. It was November 2010 and Maryland had just defeated Virginia, which had won eight of the previous nine meetings in...
  • 'Toughest Mudder' goal is year-long pursuit

    'Toughest Mudder' goal is year-long pursuit
    On a scenic morning, with a mild snowstorm winding down in Laurel, Tony Fontana took a walk in Gorman Park. While certainly not the only one to take advantage of the blanket of white Jan. 3, Fontana's trek was unique in that he carried a 30-pound...