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  • Athletic cuts handled poorly by Towson University administration

    We knew that the cuts were coming, but it was through the execution of the whole thing that Towson University showed how to do things the wrong way. The President of the University, Maravene Loeschke, gave members of the men's soccer and baseball...
  • DeWalt, Livingston are Patuxent Council Knights of Columbus public safety officers of the year

    DeWalt, Livingston are Patuxent Council Knights of Columbus public safety officers of the year
    A Laurel Police captain and a Laurel Volunteer Rescue Squad fire fighter/emergency medical technician were honored as this year's outstanding public safety officers by the Patuxent Council Knights of Columbus March 5. In his nomination, Laurel Police...
  • Politicians need not worry about girls lacrosse head gear

    With all of the problems that our state legislature faces, why in the world would they be concerned about protective head gear for girls lacrosse? Many, who probably have never been to a lacrosse game, equate girls lacrosse to boys lacrosse. They see...
  • Special Olympics announces new leader in Harford County

    Special Olympics Maryland has named Stacy Alford as an area, county director team. Alford was born and raised in Baltimore County. She moved to Harford County in 2008 and lives in the Forest Hill area of the county. She is a professional with a national...
  • Digest: Johns Hopkins football piles up Centennial honors

    Colleges Johns Hopkins football piles up Centennial honors Johns Hopkins nearly pulled off a clean sweep of the Centennial Conference's major football awards, landing the league's Offensive Player, Defensive Player and Coach of the Year honors. Senior...
  • Deep Creek Lake dunk, The Producers and chain-saw carving

    Deep Creek Lake dunk, The Producers and chain-saw carving
    Deep Creek Lake Deep Creek Dunk Missed the Polar Bear Plunge in January? Here is your second chance to freeze for the Special Olympics. The 15th Annual Maryland State Police Deep Creek Dunk will be held Feb. 23. After dunking into the frigid water,...
  • Bits & Pieces: Baltimore Ravens' Rice continuing anti-bullying campaign in Howard

    Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice visited Howard High School in May of last year for an anti-bullying assembly and plans to return to Howard County a couple times over the next few months to continue his campaign against bullying and to help those...
  • Sports notices: Special Olympics Howard County to sponsor 12th annual Inspiration Walk

    Submitting sports notices The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). Special Olympics Special Olympics Howard County will sponsor its 12th annual Inspiration Walk on Saturday,...
  • Joe Flacco faces criticism for insensitive remark

    Joe Flacco faces criticism for insensitive remark
    Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco apologized Tuesday for what he called a bad choice of words when responding to a question about cold-weather cities hosting Super Bowls. Flacco was asked by a columnist from Denver if he had an opinion on the decision to...
  • Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco apologizes for insensitive remark

    NEW ORLEANS -- Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco apologized Tuesday for what he called a bad choice of words when responding to a question about cold-weather cities hosting Super Bowls. "Yeah, I think it's retarded," Flacco said on Monday. "I guess I...
  • Flacco learned from insensitive remark

    I have been a special needs teacher for 43 years. I have had administrators in the Baltimore City public school system use the word "retarded" when speaking to my students. When I said that their words were hurtful, I was told I was too sensitive. So...
  • Carroll residents among thousands to take the plunge

    Despite weather conditions which proved much more challenging than last year, more than 9,000 participants took part in last weekend's 17th annual Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge to benefit Maryland Special Olympics. The weather did not match the...