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  • ISIS is a national security threat [Commentary]

    ISIS is a national security threat [Commentary]
    U.S. airstrikes that have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces recapture a strategic dam and halt, at least temporarily, the advance of ISIS terrorists on the Kurdish capital of Erbil are a welcome pushback against a relentless enemy that for a time seemed...
  • Towson Scout celebrates birthday on Mount Fuji

    Towson Scout celebrates birthday on Mount Fuji
    Drew Perkoski didn't celebrate his 14th birthday with the usual cake and candles. Instead, he was atop Mount Fuji, tired from his hike, hungry and wondering "How can I breathe better?" he said. "Mount Fuji is, if anything, humbling," he said,...
  • That was a great series, I do believe [Commentary]

    That was a great series, I do believe [Commentary]
    I asked last week if we were having a great world series or not and now that it's over for another year, I believe it may have been one of the best yet. Why do I say that? I guess I'm not totally sure, but it just seemed the competition was better, or...
  • Hickory's bid for Cal Ripken World Series comes to an end

    Hickory's bid for Cal Ripken World Series comes to an end
    Harford County's run in the Cal Ripken World Series came to an end Friday evening when its host team, the Hickory Hornets, lost 7-5 to West Raleigh, N.C., in the United States Championship played at Cal Sr.'s Yard, the signature field of the Ripken...
  • Hickory, Prince George's to meet in U.S. semifinal at Cal Ripken World Series

    The Hickory Hornets, Harford County's host team, suffered their first loss in Cal Ripken World Series pool play Wednesday, falling, 6-3, to West Raleigh, N.C., at Nationals Park. Despite the loss, Hickory (3-1) will play in today's U.S. semifinals...
  • Harford team drops first game at Cal Ripken World Series

    Harford team drops first game at Cal Ripken World Series
    Harford County's tournament host team, the Hickory Hornets, suffered their first loss in Cal Ripken World Series pool play Wednesday morning, falling 6-3 to West Raleigh, N.C., at Nationals Park in the Ripken Experience presented by Under Armour complex...
  • Harford team rolls to third win Monday at Cal Ripken World Series

    Harford team rolls to third win Monday at Cal Ripken World Series
    Don't look now, but Harford County's host team, the Hickory Hornets, are 3-0 in 2014 Cal Ripken World Series pool play, after an 8-2 win Monday afternoon at the Ripken Experience powered by Under Armour complex in Aberdeen. Hickory's win came over...
  • Are we having a great series or not? [Commentary]

    Are we having a great series or not? [Commentary]
    Oh, what a Cal Ripken World Series we are having. Let me start with the obvious and the play of Harford County's host team this year. Yes, folks, I said Harford County's host team. The Hickory Hornets have given host team a new meaning. The team,...
  • Maryland champion rolls in Cal Ripken World Series Saturday games, Puerto Rico has strong debut

    Maryland champion rolls in Cal Ripken World Series Saturday games, Puerto Rico has strong debut
    Prince George's County got a big lift in its first two at bats in the 2014 Cal Ripken World Series in Aberdeen, and the Maryland champs rolled from there, beating Southwest champ, Little Rock, Ark., 11-3, at Nationals Park Saturday evening.  Two walks,...
  • Harford County team wins again at Cal Ripken World Series Sunday

    Harford County team wins again at Cal Ripken World Series Sunday
    Tournament hosts, the Hickory Hornets from Harford County, won their second straight game in 2014 Cal Ripken World Series play Sunday, beating Ohio Valley champ, Homewood, Ill., 8-1, on Cal Sr.'s Yard at the Ripken Experience powered by Under Armour...
  • Mixed feelings about Otakon's impending move to Washington

    Mixed feelings about Otakon's impending move to Washington
    For many attending Otakon, it's hard to think of the Japanese and East Asian anime and pop culture convention without associating it with the city of Baltimore, where it has been held since 1999. But in 2017, the popular three-day event will move to...
  • Baltimore para-swimmer Snyder wins fourth title at Pan Pacific

    Baltimore para-swimmer Snyder wins fourth title at Pan Pacific
    Retired U.S. Navy Lt. Brad Snyder of Baltimore won his fourth title of the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena, Calif., winning the men's 100-meter freestyle S11 on Friday, the third day of competition at the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center....