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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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  • Laurel's Independence Day was red hot and blue

    Laurel's Independence Day was red hot and blue
    Eugene Mills II, and his family and friends watched Laurel's Independence Day Parade just as they always had in years past. But this year was different: The parade — and the evening's fireworks — were dedicated to his son, Marine Lance Cpl....
  • Timonium: Optimist Club has dual honorees for May

    The Timonium Optimist Club gave out double honors this May — the club recognized two Students of the Month for May. At its recent dinner meeting, James Funk and Joshua Kim were both recognized by the Club. James Funk, who will graduate from Ridge-...
  • Sports notices: Thunder U-14 girls are holding soccer tryouts

    Submitting sports notices The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). Questions? Call 410-332-6578. Soccer Thunder Soccer Club is holding tryouts for its rising U-14 Girls WAGS Division I...
  • Rec sports: Special Olympics Howard County softball tournament is a home run

    The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Mondays. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.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...
  • Laurel Police honor officers, department employees at awards banquet

    Members of the Laurel Police Department were honored for outstanding service at the department's annual awards banquet May 17 at the Partnership Activity Center. In opening remarks, Laurel Police Chief Richard McLaughlin mentioned the addition of an...
  • Special Olympians, police bringing Torch Run through Carroll County

    Special Olympians, police bringing Torch Run through Carroll County
    Officers representing the police agencies throughout Carroll County will be on the streets of Sykesville, Taneytown, Manchester, Westminster and Mount Airy on Wednesday, June 6, beginning at 8 am, taking part in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run...
  • Special Olympics Summer Games coming to Towson, June 8-10

    Special Olympics Maryland will host its annual Summer Games at Towson University, June 8-10. The games include more than 1,400 athletes and 200 partners, as well as 800 volunteers who come to help run the event. Athletes compete in aquatics, athletics,...
  • Highland/Fulton: Preserving summer's bounty calls for 'can-do' attitude

    "Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow?" It's probably coming in like gang busters right about now. You probably have more zucchini, string beans, corn, squash, cucumbers and maybe even some vine-ripened tomatoes than you know what to do...
  • Phelps holds keys to his future as corporate pitchman and swimming advocate

    Phelps holds keys to his future as corporate pitchman and swimming advocate
    They streamed into the Speedo-sponsored party, world-class athletes set free after four years of training and one week of competing on their sport's biggest stage. Now that their Olympics were over, swimmers from around the world would spend this night...
  • Good afternoon, Baltimore: Friday lunchtime lowdown

    ON THE SITE... I'll Have Another out of 2012 Belmont: Hopes for the first Triple Crown in 34 years ended when the horse's trainer trainer Doug O'Neill announced the scratch today on the Dan Patrick Show. Source of Baltimore harbor woes remains unclear: ...
  • Howard County's Worley twins are Special Olympics standouts

    There was a time when John Worley could keep up with his boys. They'd run together and as Worley slowed with age, his twin boys, Mark and Bruce, kept on running, accelerating out of the back of the pack, striding on to Special Olympics Maryland medals and...
  • Special Olympics World Winter Games to give Marylanders a place on sports' stage

    Special Olympics World Winter Games to give Marylanders a place on sports' stage
    Alpine skiing coach Diane Mikulis watched as the body language of her Special Olympic athletes — including Marylander Jake Reynolds — transformed one day last month from mildly interested to awe-struck. They had just entered Herb Brooks...