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  • This Day in Orioles History: April 11

    April 11, 1988: Frank Robinson replaced Cal Ripken Sr. as manager after the Orioles started the season 0-6. The Orioles ended up losing their first 21 games that season.
  • Fans learn the art of pencil-and-paper baseball scorekeeping

    Fans learn the art of pencil-and-paper baseball scorekeeping
    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...
  • Commins takes first overall in Women's Distance Festival 5k

    Commins takes first overall in Women's Distance Festival 5k
    The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Mondays. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). We do not accept results by phone. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in...
  • Coffee Companion -- 3/3

    Coffee Companion -- 3/3
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine. Running it back:...
  • A fixture on the mound and in the booth, Palmer to become a permanent part of Camden Yards on Saturday

    A fixture on the mound and in the booth, Palmer to become a permanent part of Camden Yards on Saturday
    Four years into his major league career, Jim Palmer had gone from being a 19-year-old phenom to a World Series hero who outpitched Sandy Koufax before his 21st birthday to a sore-armed 23-year old trying to figure out a suddenly clouded future. Sidelined...
  • August: Cal and Irene are big, but nothing tops a quake

    August: Cal and Irene are big, but nothing tops a quake
    Three 17-year-old boys accused of armed robbery in Aberdeen were charged as adults. Devonte Vanhook, Wesley Moore and Deshaun Moore were accused of robbing two males of a cell phone in late July. Rachel Ann Hicks, 37, of Lake Forest, Cal., was...
  • Arbutus Times top sports stories of 2011

    <i>Arbutus Times</i> top sports stories of 2011
    Lansdowne softball squad wins regional chamionship After losing twice to Eastern Tech, including once in the Baltimore County championship game, the Vikings got revenge when they pounded out 14 hits in a 5-1 victory over the Mavericks in the Class 2A...
  • Ripkens to build field in Aberdeen for at-risk youth

    Ripkens to build field in Aberdeen for at-risk youth
    Growing up Ripken gave Cal Jr. and Billy stability, something not every child has. Recognizing that, the baseball brothers and the foundation named for their late father are hoping to provide some stability for children in their hometown of Aberdeen. A...
  • Campaign kicks off for event center at Harford's Cedar Lane Park

    Campaign kicks off for event center at Harford's Cedar Lane Park
    Harford County officials and local sports leaders Thursday kicked off the fundraising campaign to build an event center at Cedar Lane Regional Park, which they said could be an economic boost for the area. John McHugh, executive director of the park...
  • It's time for Harbaugh to make difficult changes with Ray Lewis and Ed Reed

    It's time for Harbaugh to make difficult changes with Ray Lewis and Ed Reed
    Ravens head coach John Harbaugh is trying to walk the line without falling off the edge — and possibly taking down his team, as well. Everything seems to be great in the purple Kool-Aid world of the Ravens. The team has won the AFC North title. The...
  • Did you hear, football is back?

    Football is back! The best three words in the world, right? Here's three more words that many probably thought and even spoke. Who really cares? I mean seriously, did you really think there could be no NFL this year? If you did, wake up. But let's...
  • Sykesville man takes memorable swing at Orioles' announcer job

    Sykesville man takes memorable swing at Orioles' announcer job
    Kirk McEwen wasn't nervous when he entered the radio booth at Oriole Park last Saturday. The Sykesville resident had been behind a microphone a few thousand times during a long broadcasting career. But this was different. McEwen was one of 25...