| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Courtney Upshaw once lived in a house with no electricity or running water. He slept some nights on a worn couch that barely contained his growing frame. He arrived at the University of Alabama with little more than the clothes he was wearing.
| Jun 24, 2011
Archbishop Spalding names new assistant principal
Nicholas Hondrum has been appointed the new assistant principal of academic affairs at Archbishop Spalding High School. Hondrum, who has taught English for the past seven years at the school, is an...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 3:58 PM
In the 1980s, many were captivated by the Baltimore Orioles and their future Hall of Fame shortstop Cal Ripken. Growing up in Essex and playing shortstop for Calvert Hall, Rich Bielski was one of them.
Now the coach at Archbishop McCarthy High School...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 12:49 AM
While area prep squads prepare for new season, coaches are feverishly attempting to figure out the best way to put more oomph into offenses and determination into defenses.
Look for your favorite team's most uplifting prospects below:
| Sep 12, 2011
| 5:42 PM
One question the Orioles hope to figure out in the next three weeks is whether Chris Davis can be in the mix at third base heading into 2012.
A good defensive first baseman, Davis will be the club's primary third baseman until the season ends, assuming...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 1:27 PM
Harold A. "Hal" Cohen, the first chairman of Maryland's Health Services Cost Review Commission and a respected medical economist, died of cancer Monday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. He was 73 and had lived in Pikesville.
Remembered by colleagues as a...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 3:54 AM
Nobody asked me but . . .
This news, via MarylandReporter.com, might come as a shock to members of the General Assembly who believe the O'Malley administration is waging a "war on rural Maryland": A poll by OpinionWorks finds that 62 percent of...
| Aug 9, 2008
They range from a shooting specialist to one of the great sprinters of his generation. The former Maryland Summer Olympians who have won medals are listed below. Despite exhaustive research, it's possible we left someone out, so let us know at sports@...
| Mar 11, 2010
After wrapping up an illustrious high school swimming career at McDonogh in 2006, one that included All-America status 16 times and a handful of school records that still stand, Anne-Marie Botek is exactly where she wants to be four years later.
| Aug 15, 2000
Michael Phelps was formally introduced as an Olympian last night.
The United States is allocated 26 berths on the men's swim team that will go to Sydney, Australia, next month. Runners-up are all but guaranteed a spot, but with 13 individual events and...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Athens Christian didn't have much to lose, trailing by 20 points with less than five minutes left, facing the end of the season.
"I called a timeout," coach Ron Link said, "and I just said, 'Turtle, you take over this game. You do whatever you want to...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Images of Southern folk musicians shine brightly in the paintings of Art Rosenbaum, a Georgia-based artist, musician and folk music collector.
What's more, in 2008, he won a Grammy award for his collection "Art Of Field Recording Volume I: Fifty Years...