| Apr 7, 2012
| 9:07 PM
There will be no early proclamations, no wild “Curse of the Andino” celebrations on the field after two impressive wins to kick off the 2012 season.
These Orioles have been through this before — plenty of times — a quick start...
| Jan 14, 2012
The No. 3 McDonogh girls basketball team started its winning streak more than five weeks ago against Severn and extended it to 13 straight Friday as Danielle Edwards scored 11 points and the Eagles beat the host Admirals, 53-40.
McDonogh (15-1) had...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Earlier this year, when Jake Arrieta was named the Orioles' youngest Opening Day starter since Mike Mussina, he talked about the magnitude of the honor and the leadership responsibility it carried.
Feeling fully recovered from August elbow surgery,...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 7:44 PM
Following is the All-Howard County football team, as selected by the county's coaches Wednesday.
(NOTE: The Baltimore Sun's All-Metro team will be announced early next month.)
Player of the Year: Devon Paye, Hammond, RB
First Team QB:...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 8:28 PM
After a two-year break, River Hill is back in a familiar position: playing for a state football title.
River Hill defeated visiting Aberdeen Friday night, 41-7, in a game that was never close.
The Hawks (11-2), who won back-to-back 2A championships in...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 8:07 PM
Two months ago, a state championship was pretty low on the list of priorities for the River Hill football team.
Having lost two games in a row — to Atholton on Sept. 16 and to Hammond a week later to drop to 2-2 — the Hawks' most immediate...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:20 PM
In this week's edition of the Howard County Times I previewed the upcoming Thomas Johnson-River Hill 3A state championship football game, Saturday at 7 p.m. at M&T Bank Stadium in downtown Baltimore. That story took more of a narrative approach, but here'...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 2:25 PM
The 2011-2012 wrestling season is shaping up to be a year of firsts for Howard County.
Not only will wrestlers be forced to get used to 10 new weight classes, the most drastic change to weight classifications since 1989 when the 103-pound class was...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 8:02 PM
Things looked pretty bleak for Reservoir heading into this season after junior Seth Rowell, a 2010 county champion, transferred to Mount St. Joseph, and Donovan Peek, a 2010 county finalist, moved to Nevada where his father, Darrell, took a job with the...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 8:37 PM
In wrestling, it takes a precarious balance of individual talent and team depth to succeed as a dual meet team. Not only does a coach need a wrestler at all 14 weight classes, but they need 14 wrestlers of all different shapes and sizes who can win more...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 9:10 PM
It's a good thing that Centennial senior Nathan Kraisser is in his final year of high school, because at the rate that the 126-pounder is collecting trophies, shelf space is starting to run out.
"The mantle is getting a little crowded, especially with my...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 2:20 PM
I've been covering wrestling for the Howard County Times and Columbia Flier for about 10 years now, and one thing I've never done is individual rankings.
I've kept records of the teams, and I've listed wrestlers in order of winning percentage -- but I've...