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Special Olympics

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  • 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...
  • Rec sports: Junior striders compete at Middletown

    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...
  • 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...
  • Coppin is a valuable asset for students and the community it serves

    Coppin is a valuable asset for students and the community it serves
    Letter writer Gary Bohlke suggests that Coppin State University has failed and should be closed ("Admit Coppin is a failed institution and close it," May 7). I disagree strongly. The outreach programs at Coppin State receive high marks. As a current...
  • 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...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Scuba diving Monday Jan. 21: Scuba instructor John Kiser will explain how to become a certified diver and will discuss local dive sites. The 7:30 p.m. meeting, presented by Broadneck/Magothy River MSSA Chapter 10, will be at American Legion Post 175,...
  • Lansdowne family all in to take the Polar Bear Plunge

    Last year's MSP Polar Bear Plunge off Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis attracted an estimated 11,000 participants. Among those going into the water on that sunny Saturday with temperatures in the 50s were Lansdowne resident Ken Bouchat and his son,...
  • Seton Keough one of Cool Schools for annual Polar Bear Plunge

    Seton Keough one of Cool Schools for annual Polar Bear Plunge
    Last year's MSP Polar Bear Plunge off Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis attracted an estimated 11,000 participants. Among those going into the water on a sunny Saturday with temperatures in the 50s were Catonsville residents Katie Hutcheson and Emma...
  • Like/Dislike with Laura Abel, first-time Polar Bear Plunger

    Like/Dislike with Laura Abel, first-time Polar Bear Plunger
    When Laura Abel was approached to join a Polar Bear Plunge team, she said what most people would say: no. After all, you're diving into water in the middle of winter. "My gut reaction was, 'That's insane. Can I just give you some money!?'" said the 25-...
  • Richard E. 'Dick' Hug, Republican fundraiser and civic leader, dies at 78

    Richard E. 'Dick' Hug, Republican fundraiser and civic leader, dies at 78
    Richard E. "Dick" Hug, a prominent businessman and prolific fundraiser for Republican candidates, died Saturday. He was 78. Mr. Hug was the finance chairman for three Maryland gubernatorial campaigns — Ellen R. Sauerbrey in 1998 and Robert L....
  • Ravens fever starts its spread in lead-up to Super Bowl

    Ravens fever starts its spread in lead-up to Super Bowl
    Baltimore is coming down with a case of Ravens fever, known to cause purple vision and unbridled joy. And the cure is still almost two weeks away. In the meantime, area florists are ordering extra purple flowers. Babies will be swaddled in purple...