| Sep 30, 2014
| 10:56 PM
Major League Lacrosse
Bayhawks' Dixon retires after eight years
Veteran midfielder and All-Pro Kyle Dixon has announced that he is retiring from Major League Lacrosse. Dixon spent eight seasons in MLL, all with the Bayhawks. He played high school...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 6:34 AM
Laurel resident and second-generation Howard County firefighter Richard Blankenship is living his best nightmare and taking everyone along that he can.
"I've always been a big haunt fanatic," Blankenship said.
Since high school — when he and...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:23 AM
With summer's official end this week and the first day of autumn on Tuesday, Sept. 23, numerous festivals and events are planned throughout the county to take advantage of the season's sunny, cool days and crisp nights. With careful planning, one might...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Not many people can say they ran underneath the Patapsco River, but now about 900 Special Olympians and their supporters can add that to their athletic achievements.
The occassion was Sunday's sixth annual Fort McHenry Tunnel 5K run/walk to benefit...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 5:13 AM
One of the two bores carrying northbound Interstate 95 traffic through the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore will be closed for several hours on Sunday morning for Special Olympics Maryland's sixth annual 5-kilometer run and walk fundraiser.
| Sep 17, 2014
| 10:50 PM
Sparks driver Justin Boston to make Nationwide debut
Justin Boston of Sparks will make his first career NASCAR Nationwide Series start in Saturday night's VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway. Boston will make two starts in the No.20...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 3:05 AM
A landscape of metal and noise will stream onto the Laurel Municipal Center's parking lots on Saturday morning, accompanied by a moon bounce, face painting and race car simulator for kids; festival food; and colorful local vendors.
For the 50th year...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:15 AM
On a sunny summer day, 14-year-old Julianna Lupacchino is riding a horse on a Fallston farm. At first glance, the scene seems like nothing special — Harford County is horse country, after all — but at Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding, the...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Turning a stereotype on its head, Annapolis police officers on Sunday used the association of cops and doughnuts to raise money for charity.
Officers from the Annapolis Police Department took turns sitting on the rooftop of a Dunkin’ Donuts...
| Aug 14, 2014
I once had a briefing about the use of something called Brain Sentry, which is a small device placed on the back of football helmets to signal the possibility of a concussion. If a light on the Sentry signaled red after a blow, the player was removed from...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 3:39 PM
The Community Sports Hall of Fame will induct six new members at the 12th Annual "Celebration of Sports" on Oct. 21 at the Turf Valley Resort and Conference Center.
The new members are: Shantha Chandra, Bernie Dennison, C. Vernon Gray, Allen Fleming,...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Last week, the Howard County Youth Program's Bernie Dennison, who will be inducted into the Community Sports Hall of Fame in October, informed me of the formation of the Maryland Youth Sports Alliance — a non profit organization "dedicated to...