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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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  • 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...
  • Howard County Briefs

    'Hair' Auditions for men and women 18 and older will be held at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at Laurel Mill Playhouse, 508 Main St. Be prepared to sing 20 bars from a Broadway style show, accompanist provided or bring CD. Bring head shots and resume as...
  • As Tiger Arena opens, Towson searches for return on investment

    As Tiger Arena opens, Towson searches for return on investment
    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...
  • 15 from Harford compete in Maryland Special Olympics 2013

    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...
  • Manchester Valley students, staff recall math teacher's passion, energy

    Manchester Valley students, staff recall math teacher's passion, energy
    Manchester Valley High School junior Jenna Klaverweiden said something was missing when school let out on Friday. She had become used to seeing math teacher Devin Spence sending his students off at the start of each weekend with words of encouragement &#...
  • Baltimore County officers escort torch for Special Olympics closer to finish line

    Baltimore County officers escort torch for Special Olympics closer to finish line
    Baltimore County Police officers, relatives and friends created a slight traffic jam earlier today on Joppa Road while running three miles in the 27th annual Law Enforcement Relay for Special Olympics to the Public Safety Building in Towson. Clad in...
  • Athletes, officers bring Special Olympics Torch Run through Laurel

    Athletes, officers bring Special Olympics Torch Run through Laurel
    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...
  • In EagleMan Triathlon, Ellicott City man 'just happy to finish'

     In EagleMan Triathlon, Ellicott City man 'just happy to finish'
    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...
  • 25 local law enforcement officers carry Special Olympics torch 18 miles through Harford

    25 local law enforcement officers carry Special Olympics torch 18 miles through Harford
    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...
  • Sports notices: Early bird deadline for AYRA spring baseball is rapidly approaching

    Submitting sports notices The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). Questions? Call 410-332-6578. Baseball Atholton Youth Recreation Association spring 2013 baseball...
  • Bits & Pieces: Undefeated Oakland Mills has put itself in some elite company

    When I first came to Howard County in the early 1970s and started working for the Columbia Life newspaper, I cut my teeth on high school and recreational sports. I loved the unpredictability of those games. After nearly 30 years of covering the high...
  • APG Police Take the Plunge for Special Olympics

    Members of the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 116F took part in the 17th annual Special Olympics of Maryland Polar Bear Plunge Jan. 26 at Sandy Point State Park near Annapolis. Lodge members, who are also Aberdeen Proving Ground police officers with...