| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:14 PM
The Winter Olympic games in Sochi may be over but the Paralympics will be held Friday, March 7 through Sunday, March 16. Keeping with the Olympic spirit, Anne Arundel County Special Olympics, a nonprofit organization that provides a variety of sports such...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 3:32 PM
You start with a little girl, dropped in an orphanage and afflicted with a spinal condition that has paralyzed her below the belly button. She's cared for, yes, but none of the well-meaning adults look at this child, scooting around the facility on her...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:00 PM
It is amazing how last winter feels like so long ago.
But it was indeed just last March that the Howard Community College Dragons men's basketball team reached the National Junior College Athletic Association tournament in Danville, Illinois.
| Mar 12, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Tatyana McFadden, a Clarksville native, won her first medal today in the Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, earning a silver in the women’s 1-kilometer sit sprint.
McFadden, who has been a Paralympic skier for about a year after a successful...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Tatyana McFadden, a Clarksville native, concluded her time in the Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, with a seventh-place finish in the women's cross country skiing 5-kilometer sit race.
McFadden finished with a time of 17 minutes, 27.8 seconds, which...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Tatyana McFadden tried to maintain realistic expectations.
After all, the Clarksville resident had spent only a few months of her life training on snow, and she'd be competing against the best in the world at the Sochi Paralympics.
This wasn't track...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 1:41 PM
It has been said that April showers bring May flowers. Let's hope those are not snow showers. Most people have seen enough white stuff to last for a while.
The 5th District Volunteer Fire Department appreciated the great turnout during a break in...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:01 AM
Two sports groups that fall under the Columbia Association umbrella attended meetings in February requesting that the board of directors build new facilities for their respective programs. It's tennis vs. swimming, with each community trying to convince...
| Nov 28, 2013
Shane Lauer can be forgiven for wanting to stay in bed. It was a chilly Saturday morning in early November and even veteran marathoners like him don't always feel like training.
He did get up, though, and headed to the Northern Central Railroad Trail...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:51 AM
Greg Wagner can't remember how his body felt before he suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm as a 3-year-old.
He has overcome its effects, including limited mobility on his right side, to play baseball and finish five marathons.
"The way I see it is,...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Within a year after an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan cost him his sight in September 2011, Navy Lt. Brad Snyder had won seven gold medals at the Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colo., as well as one silver and two gold medals at the...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:07 PM
On Feb. 1, the Howard County Women's Athletics Hall of Fame will induct five new members. Since being established in 1997, the Hall of Fame has honored 68 men and women who have made extraordinary contributions to Howard County women's athletics.