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  • Chen's upcoming Orioles debut will be big deal in Taiwan

    Chen's upcoming Orioles debut will be big deal in Taiwan
    When Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen takes the mound at Camden Yards on Tuesday night for his first major league start against the New York Yankees, an entire nation will be watching. Half a world away, in Chen's home country of Taiwan, baseball fans...
  • Rec sports: WHC Fever 16-U team finish 9th at PONY nationals

    Rec sports: WHC Fever 16-U team finish 9th at PONY nationals
    Rec sports The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Mondays. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). We do not accept results by phone. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be...
  • Diamonds are forever: Columbia man, 64, plays 200 softball games a year

    Diamonds are forever: Columbia man, 64, plays 200 softball games a year
    It's 7:30 on a warm, humid August evening and Andy Zitnay is in one of his favorite places — next to a softball field, stretching, half-watching the game and joking with arriving teammates as they wait their turn to play. It's Wednesday, so he's at...
  • Ex-Terp O'Donnell helps U.S. to Pan Am field hockey gold

    Former Maryland star Katie O'Donnell helped Team USA defeat world No. 1 Argentina, 4-2, on Friday in the Pan American gold-medal game in Guadalajara, Mexico. The win for the 13th-ranked U.S. team clinched a spot in the London Olympic Games next summer....
  • Looking at Maryland's six sports programs recommended for elimination

    Looking at Maryland's six sports programs recommended for elimination
    Acrobatics & Tumbling Coach: Laura Chiriaco (Third year) Athletes: 42 The Terps are one of six Division I programs in the nation to have an acrobatics and tumbling team, all of which are part of the National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling...
  • Hodges at a Glance

    • Jean and her husband John have two daughters, Jen and Gail • Began her involvement with the Kangaroo Kids in 1980 • In 1983, formed Kangaroo Kids Parent Board along with Betty Pramik and Jim McCauley • Team coordinator (1983-2000)...
  • Michael Phelps is back on the market

    Michael Phelps is back on the market
    It's end of a golden era, ladies and gentlemen. Attempt to contain your grief over this news. Baltimore's own Olympic legend, Michael Phelps, has parted ways with longtime girlfriend Nicole Johnson, the New York Post reports. Phelps and Johnson, a...
  • Gong is pingpong prodigy

    Gong is pingpong prodigy
    The little orange pingpong balls are taking quite a beating, one after another being smashed off the racket of Tong Tong Gong as he practices with one of his three coaches. Though Gong learned the game as many others have, in the basement of his family'...
  • Under Armour bets on bobsled to fuel global growth

    Under Armour bets on bobsled to fuel global growth
    Facing a cupboard bare of medals and reeling from scandals, the once-proud U.S. bobsled and skeleton program was at rock bottom the year of the 2006 Winter Olympics. The helping hands that reached out to restore stability and glory came from an unusual...
  • One year out, 2012 London Olympics are on track

    While the first official test event for the 2012 Olympics was taking place nearby, local sports fans Neal Weekes and Gordon Cunningham were talking about the Summer Games over a beer at the Mitre Hotel pub in Greenwich. "Greatest thing ever to happen...
  • The long road to the Baltimore Grand Prix

    The long road to the Baltimore Grand Prix
    Steven Wehner had overcome dyslexia, a stint in jail on drug charges and the loss of his repair shop on Martha's Vineyard. Living in the basement of his mother's Rodgers Forge home, he set his sights on his biggest challenge yet: Bringing an IndyCar...
  • Hall of Fame inductees share their love of sport with others

    Hall of Fame inductees share their love of sport with others
    The Howard County Women's Athletics Hall of Fame was established in 1997. Tara Everly, Joan Lovelace, Erica McCauley, Alisha Mosley and Elise Ray join the 59 men and women who have previously been inducted. Everly was a three-sport athlete at Oakland...