| 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 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...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Steve Otten does not think about qualifying for the Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
Not this Sunday, when the 30-year-old financial adviser from Ellicott City participates for the second straight year in the EnduraFit Ironman 70.3...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:57 AM
Police officers, both sworn and retired, from the Harford County Sheriff's Office, Maryland State Police and Aberdeen Police and Aberdeen Proving Ground police departments carried the Flame of Hope on an 18-mile journey through Harford County last week to...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Laurel Police, area law enforcement officers and community members will run Wednesday from College Park American Legion Post 217 to Laurel American Legion Post 60 in the 28th annual Maryland Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run.
The College Park to...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:09 PM
When Michael Heup trotted down the hill from the World War II Memorial to Jonas Green State Park in Annapolis, he was beaming.
By his side was Anne Arundel County police Cpl. Mike Shier, and more than 100 police officers jogged behind them. In his right...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Lauren Giddings' final resting place in the Emmanuel Methodist Cemetery on Scaggsville Road still doesn't have a gravestone.
It's been two years since Giddings, then 27, disappeared from her Macon, Ga., apartment on June 25, 2011. Her body —...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Taneytown resident Tammy Holibaugh has participated in the Special Olympics for 17 years, competing in basketball, bowling, soccer, swimming, and track and field.
The 24-year-old said the games have introduced her to friends and experiences she...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 2:08 PM
He was a bearded, Bunyanesque defensive tackle whose rugged play helped the Baltimore Colts to three straight division championships in the 1970s. But Tuesday, when Joe Ehrmann addresses a national gathering convened to deal with the problem of child...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:33 PM
— As Cal Ripken Jr. watched the news unfold of the sexual abuse committed by Jerry Sandusky at Penn State University, he decided to take on the chief question before the sporting community: "What can we do to make kids safer?"
The Orioles Hall...
| May 28, 2013
| 3:50 PM
The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Monday. We prefer email (email@example.com). We do not accept results by phone. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the...
| Mar 22, 2013
Ballet Mobile will hold open auditions at 1:30 p.m. April 6 at the Howard County Center for the Arts dance studio, 8510 High Ridge Road in Ellicott City. Dancers ages 10-60 are welcome. Information: 410-382-1377.
The Janet Lynn...