College Sports

After a year on the job, MPSSAA director Andy Warner still finds opportunity 'humbling'

Andy Warner's office at the Maryland State Department of Education building downtown seems awfully modest for the man who oversees the state's public high school interscholastic sports program — a system that includes 240 schools and more than 113,000 athletes.

Tucked into a cubicle with a small desk and a computer stand, Warner's tiny "corner office" is adorned only with a few photos. Family pictures on the desk include one of his young sons at a football game at Warner's alma mater, Hereford. Two large shots on the wall freeze action in state baseball and wrestling championships.

The office, however, fits the man.

After a full year on the job, Warner...