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Funny Approval went to the front and never looked back, posting an upset victory in the $250,000 Barbara Fritchie Handicap at Laurel Park on Saturday. A maiden win and two allowance scores at Mountaineer Park over the off-going were the credentials...
Tags: Laurel Park, Equestrian, Preakness Stakes
For more than two decades, Chris Warner's business has taken him into a death zone 26,240 feet above sea level, where oxygen is thin, the weather is cruel and a single stumble can be fatal. A certified alpine guide, Warner has led nearly 200 international...
Ian Yarmus can spot them when he goes down to his favorite indoor climbing gym in Rockville or when he travels to Seneca Rocks in West Virginia, the place after which he named his now 3--year-old daughter. "I remember being 100 feet up [at Seneca], and...
Flavia Oleniewski nominated Matt Hulcher, her neighbor in Maple Woods Townhomes Community next to Westowne Elementary on Harlem Lane, for "Neighbor of the Month", a new award sponsored by "We Love Catonsville." Here are some reasons why she felt he...
Tags: Tools and Hardware, High School Sports, Arts, Climbing, Homes
The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland held its second annual Rappel for Kidney Health event June 18 at the Canton Crossing Tower in Downtown Baltimore's Canton community. People of all ages rappeled down the 17-story building to raise money for the...
Welcome home, Boy Scout Troop 361 members Danny Schofield, Daniel Pomeranz, Alec Font, Tim Lieberman, Michael LeRoy, Stephen Watson, Paul Watson, Luke Bosley, Josh Merrihew and Troop leaders Steve Merrihew, Gavin Watson and John Bosley. The group...
A 31-year-old rock-climbing coach who worked at three Earth Treks climbing facilities around Baltimore and Washington has been charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in Columbia, Howard County police said. Michael J. Lyons of Brice Road in...
Reality CheckBucky recaps last night's Amazing Race from Oman. Well, he wasn't in Oman; the teams were. OK, I'll let him start because I'm not making much sense:This week’s leg of The Amazing Race takes the teams to Muscat, Oman, which......
Tags: Tire Change, Chad, Climbing, Car Tires, Vehicles
Reality CheckHere's Bucky on the finale of The Amazing Race:(Guest recapper’s note: My apology to Meghan Rickey—who I am pretty sure reads this blog every week—for misspelling her name in my recaps. “gh” is my least-favorite digraph in...
Reality CheckHere's Bucky on last night's Amazing Race:So, I’m working without a net tonight (on the road, no DVR.) Feel free to comment in with any corrections/additions if I got something wrong or omitted entertaining details.The teams are still in France........
Special to SunSpotEditor's Note: Baltimore County resident Chris Warner successfully summitted Mount Everest on May 23. After the summit, Warner was involved in several rescue situations at high altitude. Here is his account. Meeting Andy, Asmuss and Jaime I crossed...
Tags: Frostbite, Swelling, ABC (tv network), Tourism and Leisure, Legs
++++++++++++++++++++ || Approximate time line ++++++++++++++++++++ || ++++++++++++++++++++ || - April 1 Fly to Lhasa, Tibet. - April 8 Arrive in Base Camp. - April 12-13 Sherpas establish Interim and Advanced Base Camp. - April 15 Members arrive...
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