| Jan 21, 2014
| 7:38 AM
Curious to know exactly how it feels to jump into near-freezing water? Ask Josh Bronson — he's done it as a Polar Bear Plunge participant for the past two years and he's prepping for a third plunge this weekend.
"It can feel like anything from...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Catonsville resident Ed Young, vice president of Ravens Roost No. 117, will brave the chilly water of the Chesapeake Bay for the 12th time on Saturday, Jan. 25, along with nearly 6,000 other daring individuals as part of the 18th annual Polar Bear Plunge...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Submitting sports notices
Email sports copy to firstname.lastname@example.org by 9 a.m. on Monday.
The First Tee of Howard County's fall session is almost here. Registration is open at http://www.thefirstteehowardcounty.org.
| 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...
| 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 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 17, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Thank goodness that we have local sports to watch and that we can enjoy them free of all the stuff that has brought down so many professional athletes and colleges.
I answered without hesitation years ago when someone once asked me why I like to cover...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley appointed the national head of the Special Olympics as chairman of a new committee that will determine how well law enforcement officers are trained to handle encounters with people with disabilities.
Timothy Shriver, CEO and...
| 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...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Email rec sports copy to email@example.com by 9 a.m. on Monday. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the write-up.
Sixty-one runners came out to the Howard...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Laurel police officers will be camped out on the roof of Dunkin' Donuts on Route 1 this weekend to raise funds for Special Olympics Maryland.
During the Cops on Rooftops fundraiser, officers from Laurel Police Department will stay on the roof of the...