| Aug 20, 2011
| 2:49 PM
Japan continued its dominance at the 2011 Cal Ripken World Series Saturday, claiming the International Championship with a 10-3 win over the Dominican Republic Saturday at Cal Sr.'s Yard.
Equally impressive, however, was Ohio Valley Champion Lexington,...
| Aug 24, 2011
What a week of baseball and such at the Cal Ripken World Series last week in Aberdeen.
For a ninth straight year we watched some of the best, mainly 12-year old baseball players, in the world flash some leather for seven days over the eight-day period....
| Jul 1, 2011
| 1:23 PM
If you asked Reservoir senior T.J. Pipik about this season, he might only tell you about the loss to Atholton in the Class 3A East regional semifinals after winning 21 games in a row. The last game of a high school career tends to stick in one's craw like...
| Aug 31, 2011
Certainly there have been worse transactions in the history of sports. Take your pick:
The Red Sox selling Babe Ruth so they could finance a Broadway musical. The Baltimore Colts forcibly dumping pouty Sanford rookie QB John Elway for Mark Hermann and...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 1:58 PM
Lola M. Baxter, a retired telephone operator and receptionist who greeted guests at the WMAR television studios, died of complications from a broken hip Aug. 26 at Gilchrist Hospice Care of Howard County. She was 101 and had lived in Towson.
| Sep 7, 2011
| 12:00 PM
1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council.
Everything from my education to my professional and political experiences, including one term on City Council, one term in the...
| Jun 29, 2011
Sometimes in sports, defense is even more important than offense. Defense can intimidate other teams.
Such was the case with Howard High this season and its chief intimidator was senior catcher Kaci Frick, the Columbia Flier/Howard County Times...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 6:55 PM
Lara Hall's husband, Jay Hood, recently bought her diamonds for her birthday — baseball diamonds, printed on the pages of a vintage scorebook from the 1960s.
The book, an unused Houston Colt .45s scorekeeping manual, cost Hood about $5 on eBay. For...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 8:24 AM
I am having a disturbing recurring thought about the plight of the Baltimore Orioles. If Buck Showalter is not the appointed savior of this franchise, then who is?
Orioles fans are preparing for yet another season of mediocrity as the dog days of the...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 11:53 AM
Clifton A. Milway, a retired career utility company lineman who was known for his flavorful slow-cooked pit beef, died June 21 of complications from a broken hip at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air.
The Bel Air resident was 90.
The son of...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 8:17 PM
Harry R. Hughes, governor of Maryland, 1979-1987
"Our interactions were not always friendly; that is putting it mildly. … I still call him the mayor. I think most people do. … He really loved Baltimore. I don't think he ever got over that....
| Jul 4, 2011
| 6:38 PM
He is Mr. November, and every other month in which Major League Baseball is played.
He has more hits than Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, a higher career batting average than Mickey Mantle and a higher postseason average than Joe DiMaggio.
And it won't be...