| Dec 12, 2013
| 10:04 AM
The purse for the 2014 Preakness has increased from $1 million to $1.5 million, the Maryland Jockey Club announced today. It’s the first increase of the Triple Crown race’s purse since 1998.
The second jewel of the Triple Crown will be run...
| Dec 6, 2013
It's Winter Wonderland, dear readers,
In downtown Havre de Grace this eve (Friday) at 6 p.m. with a parade followed by meeting Santa Claus at 115 N. Washington St.
There will also be a Pizza With Santa on Saturday, Dec. 7 at LaBanc (St. John Street)...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 8:03 AM
The Boniface family will be forever synonymous with the horse industry in Maryland.
The family farm, Bonita, located in Darlington, has bred, trained and raced thoroughbred horses at tracks in Maryland and across the country for decades.
But one of...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 7:53 PM
Hank Aaron never hit as many as 53 home runs in a season. Neither did Ted Williams, Lou Gehrig, Frank Robinson nor Mike Schmidt.
So with 53 homers going into the final game, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis is not only the most prolific single-season...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Fifty years ago Friday, Orioles farmhand Bobby Floyd sat in a dugout, wondering why umpires were huddled grimly at home plate in the fifth inning of a Florida Instructional League game.
Quickly, word spread. President John F. Kennedy was dead. In...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:31 AM
The American League Most Valuable Player award will be announced tonight at 6 p.m. on MLB Network, and one person in the Orioles organization knows two of the finalists -- Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera and Orioles first baseman Chris Davis...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Nov. 6, 2005: Maryland's third-ranked field hockey team defeats No. 1 Wake Forest, 3-2, for the Atlantic Coast Conference championship in College Park. Freshman Susie Rowe scores the game-winner with 41 seconds left, giving Terps coach Missy Meharg her...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:21 AM
The 3-year-old colt who inspired a summer fervor for Maryland horse racing by winning five straight races, including the 2013 Kentucky Derby, is entering retirement.
Orb, owned by Baltimore native Stuart S. Janney III and home-bred at Phipps Stable,...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 5:34 PM
Hours before Camden Yards went dark for the final time this baseball season, the Orioles clubhouse emptied out quickly Sunday evening as lockers were cleaned out, moving boxes filled and good-bye hugs given.
The Orioles’ 2013 season ended with a...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:10 AM
This year's Bel Air Film Festival is bringing to the screen at the Record Armory subjects as varied as the story of Secretariat's jockey, to the tale of what it was like to be the secretary of the high finance swindler Bernard L. Madoff.
| Oct 22, 2013
| 3:54 PM
The Colonial Athletic Association is undergoing a conference realignment in men's basketball, but this one is less disruptive and more geographic.
The center of the CAA universe has shifted to the Baltimore area.
The conference's postseason tournament...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:15 AM
The rain which left Harford County a sodden mess in recent days held off long enough for organizers to hold a successful sixth annual Graw Days Festival to celebrate Havre de Grace's time as a major destination for horse racing.
"I thought it went...