| Nov 23, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Jessica Long will tell you: After capturing even more Paralympic gold in London, she couldn't wait to get back to Baltimore for a table heavy with steamed crabs and a pint of Ben & Jerry's.
But these days, Long's reality is a touch more glamorous.
| Oct 9, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Fresh off a dominating performance in the London Paralympics, swimmer Jessica Long on Tuesday morning shared stories of her decorated career with fifth-graders at Pinewood Elementary School in Timonium as part of their unit on overcoming obstacles.
| Apr 15, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Clarksville resident Tatyana McFadden won the women's wheelchair division of the Boston Marathon on Monday, hours before the race was marred by deadly explosions near the finish line.
Though McFadden added to her resume as one of the elite Paralympic...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 6:59 PM
At the 2004 Athens and 2008 Beijing Paralympics, Clarksville's Tatyana McFadden won five medals, but none of them were gold.
She's adding to her medal collection at the 2012 London Paralympic Games, but this time she's collecting gold.
| Sep 8, 2012
| 8:02 AM
Tatyana McFadden is three-for-three at the 2012 Paralympics in London. Friday evening the Atholton graduate won her third goal medal, this one coming in the 1,500-meter race. McFadden, who was born with spina bifida, competes in the T54 classification....
| Sep 8, 2012
| 12:19 PM
Tatyana McFadden reached the podium in the T54 100-meter competition at the 2012 Paralympics Games in London, but she won't be standing on the top step when the awards are handed out.
It took a world record of 15.82 by China's Wenjun Liu and a personal...
| Sep 10, 2012
Clarksville's Tatyana McFadden came up short in her final event at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, the marathon.
It wasn't lack of determination or ability that resulted in her ninth-place finish. According to the London Telegraph it was two...
| Sep 12, 2012
Tatyana McFadden put on a remarkable performance at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. Competing in "athletics," which is what we call track and field, she had nine races from Sept. 3-9. Five were finals.
Over that span the 23-year-old from Clarksville...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 4:15 PM
When the McDonogh School year began Aug. 29, Ian Silverman was absent. But he had a good excuse.
Silverman, 16, a McDonogh junior and swimming star, who has a mild form of cerebral palsy in his calves, was in London, England, where he would win a gold...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Tatyana McFadden looked up at the crowd and couldn't help tearing up.
She had dreamed about what that first Paralympic gold medal might feel like, played the moment out countless times in her head. Yet, listening to the roars of the sold-out crowd of 80,...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 12:45 PM
The ruling by the U.S. Department of Education last week that mandates that all schools must include students with disabilities in sports programs or provide alternative options did not cause much concern here in Howard County, or the state of Maryland...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 7:24 AM
Navy Lt. Brad Snyder holds the acoustic guitar in his arms for the first time, strums a few chords, then moves into a sampling of Neil Young.
The sounds take the Naval Academy graduate back to the nights when he was deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan and...