| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 11:22 AM
An introduction to the 32 golfers representing 8 nations at this week's International Crown women's golf tournament at Caves Valley.
UNITED STATES (No. 1 seed)
Hometown: Pleasanton, Calif.
Turned Pro: 2004...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:42 PM
Anne Arundel County Police participated Tuesday in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, running from Glen Burnie to Annapolis, a distance of about 15 miles.
The run helps raise money and awareness for the athletes taking part in...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Law enforcement officers representing the agencies throughout Carroll County will hits the road Wednesday, June 4 beginning at 8 a.m. in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Maryland.
Officers will escort the Special Olympics...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 2:41 PM
For the first two months of her Western High gym class, special education teacher LaDonna Schemm didn't notice. Then a freshman, the ever-bubbly Joy Keene-El would get out of her wheelchair and do everything thrown her way, from tennis to baseball to...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Police Maj. Gary Gardner is scheduled to formally take the reins of the Howard County Police Department as its new chief after William McMahon retires June 30.
McMahon, 51, has served as chief since being named by County Executive Ken Ulman in 2006....
| 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,...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Zachary M. "Zach" Lederer's personal struggle and determination to survive brain cancer gave hope and inspiration to people across the world. The University of Maryland, College Park student and manager of the men's basketball team became known for...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Howard County Special Olympics director Bob Baker was holding his breath April 25, as well as the next morning, hoping that the 13th annual Inspiration Walk would go off without many problems. There were a few parking issues, as well as some unfortunate...