| Feb 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
When American figure skater Gracie Gold competes Wednesday and Thursday at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Erin Coyne, a 13-year-old spectator from Westminster with a special interest in the event, will be paying careful attention.
"I love watching it,"...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Christalyn Trimilove was about 6 years old when her father, Paul, took her skating at the Benfield Pines Ice Rink in Millersville, a once-popular local facility that has since closed.
Trimilove, a lifelong resident of Severna Park, has mixed memories of...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:58 PM
Chs. 11, 4
3-5 p.m. — Men's biathlon - 20km individual gold-medal final; women's skeleton - competition
8-11:30 p.m. — Men's figure skating - short program; men's freestyle skiing - slopestyle gold-medal final; women's short track - 500...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:11 PM
SOCHI, Russia – U.S. luger Summer Britcher competes in an individual sport, but these Games have been all about the team for the Baltimore-born teen and her fellow American sliders.
Britcher – who finished 15th in the women's event, which...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 12:06 AM
CHS. 11, 4
2:30 p.m. Men's ski jumping: individual k-95 competition; men's biathlon – 10km sprint gold-medal final; men's speedskating – 5,000 gold-medal final; women's cross country – skiathlon gold-medal final
8 p.m. Figure skating:...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Robert Ogilvie spent thousands of hours in front of his television screen, watching videotapes of his figure skating students alongside those of national, international and Olympic competitors.
The British-born World War II veteran, former prisoner of...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:35 PM
She hails from a family of Baltimore firefighters, but Summer Britcher's life runs counter. She battles the ice.
One of the youngest members of the Olympic luge team, Britcher, 19, is competing in her first Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Opening...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 5:10 AM
If you hear the sound of sirens this week, it is probably Santa and his helpers from West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 making the yearly rounds through the neighborhoods.
This week's stops include Barley Field Way, Lancelot Cross,...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:10 AM
For more than seven years, Ana Shimeall and Julia Choi, both of Ellicott City, have shared a friendship and the ice as members of the Columbia Figure Skating Club.
So it's not surprising that this year, they also are sharing a few laughs as Clara and...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 1:24 AM
Figure skating show
Today, Dec. 15: Join the figure skaters and coaches of the Piney Orchard Learn-to-Skate program for a holiday show that begins at 4:10 p.m. at the Piney Orchard Ice Arena, 8781 Piney Orchard Parkway. Free. For more Information,...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Winterfest of Lights
Sure, you've been to Ocean City. But have you been in the winter? Enjoy the offseason with one last beach trip before next summer. Head to Ocean City for the inaugural weekend of the 21st annual Winterfest of Lights....
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:13 AM
For Friends School junior Aubrey Akers, the Philippines is like a homeland away from home.
Although she was born in the U.S., Akers' mother, Mary Anne, and extended family are from the Philippines. When Akers' grandfather, Joseph Alabanza comes to...