| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:05 AM
A five-kilometer walk and run event organized by the Special Olympics of Maryland will close one of two northbound bores of the Fort McHenry Tunnel over the weekend, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority.
The righthand bore, Bore 4, will be...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 6:09 AM
Melissa Otterbein never has thought of herself as a world-class athlete, just someone who was persistent and worked hard to achieve her goals.
At Towson University, where she was a member of the swimming team, Otterbein made the Colonial Athletic...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:11 PM
I have to give the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association a "well done" for trying to bring parity to our varsity athletic programs. Every two years, a reclassification committee at the MPSSAA sits down to see if the system has to be...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:17 PM
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| Jul 19, 2013
| 4:19 PM
It had been just two hours since Damond Williams Sr. heard from his 16-year-old daughter, and he knew something was wrong. The girl was a homebody, a standout student. She was rarely out after dark.
Diamond Williams' family launched a search of their...
| Oct 15, 2013
UMBC grad Cook signs pro contract in Bosnia
Former UMBC guard Ryan Cook (St. Vincent Pallotti) has signed a professional contract with OKK Sloboda Tuzla in the Bosnian Liga I in Bosnia and Herzegovina, according to the school. Cook finished...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 5:43 PM
Ten races were run during the Jim McKay Maryland Million Day at Laurel Park on Saturday. Here's a look at how they finished.
Race 1 - Maryland Million Nursery – Six Furlongs – Winner: It's a Bang (1:10.48)
Walter Vieser II’s It&...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 4:51 PM
The 94-year-old owner shook hands from his wheelchair in the winner's circle at Laurel Park, pleased with his horse's performance. Arnold "Arnie" Heft had just watched Eighttofasttocatch win the $150,000 Maryland Million Classic.
"Racing has been...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 2:13 PM
I celebrated the Fourth of July one day early at Gettysburg on July 3. I was one of several thousand people allowed to walk the route of Pickett's Charge as part of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.
As I walked on the day and the hour...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Towson University's new arena opens to the public Wednesday night when the Harlem Globetrotters tip off the first of three games in three nights.
The traveling basketball troupe is making a special stop — it usually tours in the United States from...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:21 AM
More than 1,200 athletes assembled on the campus of Towson University recently for the 43rd Annual Special Olympics Maryland Summer Games. The three days of competition included events in aquatics, bocce, cheerleading, softball and track and field, making...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Laurel Police and local Special Olympics athletes braved the afternoon heat and ran more than 8 miles northbound on Route 1 Wednesday during the 28th annual Maryland Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run.
The run, which took the participants from...