| Jan 4, 2014
| 6:59 AM
When the winter Olympics gets underway next month in Sochi, Russia, Under Armour's logo will be seen by millions of viewers around the globe as the Baltimore-based brand sponsors two U.S. teams and another from Canada.
The Olympic sponsorships —...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 5:29 PM
James Guyton plays basketball. But skiing?
Not so much; especially since it means being out in the cold.
When the Chesapeake Ski & Sports Club Inc. invites African-American teenagers to try a day on the slopes, members expect such resistance. It...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 4:22 PM
The wicked warm spell that bedeviled the region's ski areas last year has been broken. Snow guns, ably assisted by Wednesday's surprise storm, are turning the brownscape of late fall into the dazzling white of winter.
"That storm gave us a big kick. We'...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 5:30 PM
As a high school basketball player, Zoe Mayers was in an envious position. After all, she started at point guard as a sophomore for Park and appeared to be on track to be a team co-captain this winter.
It's just that as devoted as the Reisterstown...
| Apr 26, 2012
With no pun intended, twins Christian and Ethan Coherd have experienced as many downs as they have ups as snowboarding competitors.
For instance, although Ethan won four slalom races over two days at Ski Roundtop in Lewisberry, Pa., both boys have broken...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 11:58 AM
Liberty Mountain Resort (Carroll Valley, Pa.)
Distance from Baltimore: 60 miles
Drop: 600 feet
Notes: The southern most skiing area in Pennsylvania, the Liberty Mountain Resort is the closest to the...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 4:00 PM
Liberty Mountain Resort has $1 million in new snowmaking equipment ready to roar, but the ski area one hour northwest of Baltimore can't buy a flake this season.
The lifts are quiet at nearby Whitetail Resort, which has a Santa video on its website...
| Feb 26, 2010
| 4:22 PM
High winds driving around the west side of the big snowstorm now centered over Long Island reached more than 50 mph in gusts across parts of Central Maryland overnight. The winds contributed to thousands of power outages locally. Here's a sampling......
| Feb 22, 2014
| 5:27 AM
SOCHI, Russa - American-born Vic Wild won a second gold medal for Russia at the Sochi Games on Saturday when he stormed to victory in the men's parallel slalom final to become the first snowboarder to win two titles at a single Olympics.
| Mar 29, 2014
| 11:52 PM
Editor's note: Costa Mesa High sophomore Sammy Swanson, a decorated snowboarder, is in Colorado to compete in the 2014 USA Snowboarding Assn. nationals in boardercross. This is his first-person diary of the trip:
I've been snowboarding since I was 4 1/2...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 7:05 AM
For the last 18 days, I've been chronicling TV's coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics, dutifully watching all manner of downhill ski races, luge runs and short-track heats. What effect this has had on me I'll leave to an imminently convening team of...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 3:00 PM
At 24, professional snowboarder Elena Hight is already a two-time Olympian and in training for the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Raised near the mountains in California, she began hitting the slopes as a child and competed in her first Olympics at age...