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  • Paton sets all-time versatility benchmark for Loyola women

    Paton sets all-time versatility benchmark for Loyola women
    Determining how Marlee Paton stands out the most for Loyola's women's lacrosse team probably depends on which game you watch or which ten minutes. The senior's game is more than the sum of its parts -- and those parts are pretty significant. Paton is...
  • Victorious America's Cup skipper Jimmy Spithill discusses epic race in Annapolis appearance

    Victorious America's Cup skipper Jimmy Spithill discusses epic race in Annapolis appearance
    Shortly after the America's Cup began last month, the trophy Jimmy Spithill and his crew had taken home from Valencia, Spain four years earlier was put out for the 34-year-old skipper and his Team USA crew on their way down to the dock each morning....
  • Aquarium's blacktip reef sharks welcomed into new home

    Aquarium's blacktip reef sharks welcomed into new home
    A dozen sharks were spied in Baltimore waters Monday. Their arrival was greeted with smiles and much applause. The first of 20 blacktip reef sharks that will be calling Baltimore's National Aquarium home were released into their new digs Monday. The...
  • A week of tough competition at Ripken Series set to kick off

    A week of tough competition at Ripken Series set to kick off
    The 16 squads playing in the 2013 Cal Ripken 12U Major 70 World Series in Aberdeen, which come from as close as Hickory and as far as Australia, are setting up for a 10-day, world-class tournament that will feature some elements not seen in years past....
  • Australia knows how to reduce gun violence

    The killing of Australian college student Christopher Lane in Duncan, Okla. is just one more tragedy that demonstrates the need for gun control ("Suspect's sister: 'He wouldn't listen,' Aug. 22). In your article, Daniel Ford is quoted as saying,...
  • Schedule set for Beast of the East girls hoops showcase

    Schedule set for Beast of the East girls hoops showcase
    Seven girls basketball teams that finished in The Baltimore Sun's Top 15 last winter, as well as some of the top high school teams from around the Mid-Atlantic region, will compete in the Beast of the East Showcase at Roland Park the second weekend in...
  • Americans' happiness score

    Americans' happiness score
    We're No. 6! That's according to new data from the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development, which on Tuesday released results of a survey measuring quality of life in 36 industrialized nations. For the last three years, the Paris-based...
  • Bits & Pieces: Scheduling conflict presents troubling quandary for Atholton seniors

    Bits & Pieces: Scheduling conflict presents troubling quandary for Atholton seniors
    It has come to my attention that an unfortunate combination of circumstances and apparent stubborness on the part of some administrators has led to a troublesome conflict between the state track championships and the Atholton High School graduation....
  • Facebook: One billion served

    Facebook: One billion served
    Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, announced this morning that the massive social networking site had reached an awesome milestone: One billion active monthly users. "Helping a billion people connect is amazing, humbling and by far the thing I am most...
  • 5 questions with Columbia Iron Girl winner Michellie Jones

    5 questions with Columbia Iron Girl winner Michellie Jones
    Michellie Jones, a fomer world-champion triathlete won the seventh-annual Columbia Iron Girl last Sunday in her first try, after Nicole Kelleher was penalized two minutes for using an illegal draft move on the bike portion of the race. Jones, 42, won...
  • Head of Australia school visits St. Paul's School for Girls

    St. Paul's School for Girls, in Brooklandville, recently hosted a visit by Peter Crawley, headmaster of St. Hilda's School in Queensland, Australia, and his wife, Anne, as a continuation of the school's exchange program with St. Hilda. The partnership...
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore: Driver bios

    Grand Prix of Baltimore: Driver bios
    No. 26 Marco Andretti Age: 25 Country: United States Racing team: Andretti Motorsport Driver points: 237, 16th place, 185 behind leader Top finish in 2012: Andretti finished second behind teammate Ryan Hunter-Reay at the Iowa Corn Indy 250 on June...