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...