| Jan 25, 2013
| 6:40 AM
A dip in the Chesapeake Bay may seem like the last thing a person wants to do January, but every year thousands gather at Sandy Point Park in Annapolis in the chill of a winter day, don their bathing suits and take to the water.
It's all part of the...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 5:08 PM
The Pale Knight arrived ready to plunge.
Inspired by last year's Batman film, "The Dark Knight Rises," Patrick Fink of Baltimore showed up at Saturday's 17th annual Polar Bear Plunge clad in a bat mask, long cape and briefs that exposed much of his...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Lyndsey Darling and Erin Stump huddled on the beach Friday at Sandy Point State Park, sipping cups of hot chocolate and looking skeptical.
Both wore sweatshirts and boots, but within an hour they planned to swap their heavy layers for bathing suits...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:09 PM
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...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Swimmers at the MSP Polar Bear Plunge are in for a cold one.
The event, to support Special Olympics Maryland, will take place at Sandy Point State Park, with plunges as early as 11 a.m. NOAA National Data Buoy Center's buoy near Annapolis registers...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 12:15 PM
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...
| 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...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 5:35 PM
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...
| 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...