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  • Dwayne Morgan's growth into one of the country's top prospects hasn't been easy

    Dwayne Morgan's growth into one of the country's top prospects hasn't been easy
    Potential is a word Dwayne Morgan has sought to vanquish. The 15th-ranked basketball prospect in the country according to Rivals.com, Morgan wants to be more than potential during his senior year at No. 3 St. Frances. Potential was the word stickered to...
  • The Sun Remembers: Dec. 15-21

    The Sun Remembers: Dec. 15-21
    Dec. 17, 2006: Replacing the injured Steve McNair, quarterback Kyle Boller stumbles often but leads the Ravens past the Cleveland Browns, 27-17, at M&T Bank Stadium to clinch a playoff spot. Boller passes for 238 yards and two touchdowns, one a 77-...
  • County's purchase of apartments concerns Oakland Mills residents

     County's purchase of apartments concerns Oakland Mills residents
    The Howard County Housing Commission's plans to purchase an apartment complex near the Oakland Mills Village Center has some residents concerned that the community is being targeted for low- to moderate-income housing. The commission is finalizing...
  • Football By the Numbers for Week 6

    Football By the Numbers for Week 6
    This past weekend’s high school football action extended into Monday thanks to the torrential rain on Thursday and Friday. Most games were made up Saturday, but one – St. Paul’s 28-21 win over Archbishop Curley -- came on Monday. As...
  • Evan Smotrycz talks about his love of Steve Francis, connection with Byron Mouton

    Evan Smotrycz talks about his love of Steve Francis, connection with Byron Mouton
    CHARLOTTE,  N.C. -- Growing up outside Boston, Maryland forward Evan Smotrycz was – and is – more of a pro sports fan than college fan. But his affection for the Terps started long before he transferred from Michigan before last season. It...
  • Some girls basketball teams growing bigger guards

    Some girls basketball teams growing bigger guards
    Not long ago, a 5-foot-11 high school girls basketball player like McDonogh's Dajah Logan never would have brought the ball up court. Her job would have been to get inside, get open and take the feed. The taller you were, the less likely you were to...
  • Race and college admissions

    Race and college admissions
    Anybody who has ever encountered the college admissions process knows that there's no such thing as an even playing field. Most schools will admit that upfront. "Like all colleges," Harvard College notes on its own admissions web site, "we seek to admit...
  • Terps sophomore Jake Layman struggles against Ohio State

    Terps sophomore Jake Layman struggles against Ohio State
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Maryland sophomore forward Jake Layman has created a lot of early-season buzz among NBA scouts because of his ability to shoot it long-range and his improved floor game. Projected as a potential first-round pick by many mock...
  • Mt. Hebron, Glenelg share field hockey county title

    Mt. Hebron, Glenelg share field hockey county title
    After dealing Mt. Hebron its first loss of the season three weeks ago, Glenelg coach Ginger Kincaid said, “It would be nice if we could share the county title with them.” As it turns out, both teams won out the rest of their county...
  • Jeremy Denk puts stamp on 'Goldberg Variations' in WPAS recital and on disc

    Jeremy Denk puts stamp on 'Goldberg Variations' in WPAS recital and on disc
    No matter how often officials at the MacArthur Foundation keeps pointing out that they bestow "fellowships," people insist on calling them "genius awards" -- sort of the way people keep saying "Obamacare" instead of "Affordable Health Care Act."  One...
  • Records aside, Ravens-Steelers is still a very big game

    Records aside, Ravens-Steelers is still a very big game
    It isn't often that the Ravens and Steelers head into one of their divisional showdowns with a combined record that is well under .500 (4-7), but that doesn't alter the importance of Sunday's game at Heinz Field. In fact, you could make the case that...
  • Maryland's concealed carry law stands

    Those who promote the right to carry around a handgun in public were no doubt disappointed by the U.S. Supreme Court's decision this week not to take up Maryland's handgun permit law. Certainly quite a few could be found sharing their rather disparaging...