| Jan 25, 2012
| 9:03 AM
From The Aegis of Jan. 29, 1987:
Harford County got hit with back-to-back snow storms this week in 1987, when 20 inches of snow fell and left the county at a standstill.
The first storm hit Jan. 22, a Thursday, dropping a foot of white stuff.
| Apr 21, 2012
| 5:31 PM
On the steeplechase course, William Meister frequently competes with a catch-me-if-you-can style and Saturday at the 110th Grand National in Glyndon, nobody could.
Not even defending champion Private Attack, who went on to win the 2011 Maryland Hunt...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 11:31 PM
Idle Talk caught In the Rough late to win the $75,000 Dahlia Stakes, a turf race for fillies and mares Saturday at Pimlico Race Course.
Jockey Horacio Karamanos led the spotted grey mare through traffic as she charged to her fourth win in a row. This was...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 11:36 AM
Ocean City isn't afraid of a little horsing around.
In an effort to boost tourism, the Town Council will hold a final vote next week on a proposal to allow horseback riding on the beach Nov. 1 to March 30.
The proposed amendments to the town's animal...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 6:29 AM
Long before Zach Britton was a major league baseball player, and well before the left-handed pitcher used his devastating power sinker to emerge as one of the few bright spots for the Orioles in an already-challenging 2011 season, he was a California...
| Apr 25, 2012
Kara Marian Cook, an accomplished horsewoman and artist who was studying to become a hair stylist, died April 12 of injuries sustained in a Baltimore County automobile accident.
The Reisterstown resident was 21.
On April 12, Ms. Cook was driving north...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Dr. George G. Hansen, a retired dentist and master woodworker, died April 11 of pneumonia at Oak Crest Village retirement community. He was 89.
The son of educators, Dr. Hansen was born in Baltimore and raised in Towson. He spent his boyhood summers at a...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Under a cloudy sky -- and before the eyes of dozens of curious trainers and jockey -- Kentucky Derby-bound Done Talking had his final workout at Laurel Park early this morning.
The Hamilton Smith-trained colt went five furlongs in just over a minute...
| May 1, 2012
| 1:39 PM
Joseph A. "Joe" DiPaola Jr., an award-winning Baltimore Sun photographer whose 1962 picture of the controversial nose-to-nose Preakness finish resulted in the suspension of a jockey, died Friday of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
| Feb 3, 2012
| 6:00 AM
The start of the 2012 college lacrosse season is a little more than a week away, which is music to the ears of ESPN analyst and former Johns Hopkins midfielder Mark Dixon. Dixon, who begins his seventh year as an analyst, was kind enough to share some...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 11:29 AM
While Ocean City and Wildwood and other mid-Atlantic beaches allow horses on the beach, Atlantic City has plans to take things just a step further.
The casino town, in desperate need of a makeover, has embarked on a revitilization master plan.
| Feb 8, 2012
| 1:48 PM
The Artists' Gallery occupies a compact space in a downtown Columbia office building, but its current Invitational Exhibition offers further proof that many different kinds of art can fit into a relatively small gallery.
It's generally a good idea to...