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  • Reservoir High tennis champion in the spotlight [Fulton/Highland]

    Reservoir High School's Biyik Akinshemoyin became the Maryland State Boys Singles Champion in tennis. He also became the Howard County Boys Singles Champion, and Region V Boys Singles Champion for the third year in a row. The 2013 spring semester at...
  • Rec sports: Columbia Ravens girls basketball competes at Nationals

    Rec sports: Columbia Ravens girls basketball competes at Nationals
    Email rec sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. on Monday. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the write-up. Basketball The Columbia Ravens 5th grade girls...
  • Bits & Pieces: Columbia Junior Open is a success despite extreme heat

    Despite severe heat that reached into the high 90s, the 33rd annual Columbia Junior Open went off without any heat-related problems. There were 105 players who braved the conditions in what proved to be a highly successful tournament played at the Wilde...
  • Harrison beats Hewitt in first round of Citi Open

    Just 21, Ryan Harrison has a pretty mature understanding of what it takes to make it on the ATP tour. "You've got to love the process," Harrison said after his 6-3, 7-5 win over former world No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt on Tuesday in a first-round Citi Open...
  • Del Potro, Rybarikova win titles at Citi Open in D.C.

    Having not played John Isner in two years, it took Juan Martin del Potro a while to adjust to the hair-raising speed and peculiar trajectory of the 6-foot-10 American's serve. But once del Potro figured it out, abandoning his initial strategy of fielding...
  • Ellicott City's Valentine sets national record at USA Track and Field championships

    Ellicott City's Valentine sets national record at USA Track and Field championships
    Email rec sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. on Monday. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the write-up. Track and Field Ellicott City resident Anthony (Ace)...
  • Brenda DeCesare

    Brenda DeCesare, who was the general manager for tennis at the Columbia Association, died of breast cancer Aug. 2 at her Ellicott City home. She was 56. Brenda Derry was born in Baltimore and raised in Mount Washington. She was the daughter of James...
  • Tennis star from Severna Park has eyes on U.S. Open National Playoffs

    Tennis star from Severna Park has eyes on U.S. Open National Playoffs
    On the green clay tennis courts of Chartwell Country Club in Severna Park during a Wednesday afternoon in early August, Patrick Daciek is bursting with energy, ready for a challenge. The Severna Park graduate is about to play in the quarterfinals of the...
  • The Sun Remembers Aug. 18-24

    The Sun Remembers Aug. 18-24
    Aug. 23, 1978: In a swap of running backs, the Baltimore Colts send holdout Lydell Mitchell, their career rushing leader, to the San Diego Chargers for oft-injured Joe Washington. In his three seasons here, Washington will gain nearly 4,000 combined...
  • Orioles test their pingpong skills against Maryland Table Tennis Center stars

    Orioles test their pingpong skills against Maryland Table Tennis Center stars
    Before Wednesday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Camden Yards, the Orioles were joined in the clubhouse by kids from the Maryland Table Tennis Center for an exhibition -- and then some competition. Under the guidance of USA Table Tennis...
  • Chris Davis will do his best to avoid Sports Illustrated cover jinx

    Chris Davis will do his best to avoid Sports Illustrated cover jinx
    With the announcement he will be on a regional cover of Sports Illustrated this week, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis joined some elite company. Former Orioles including Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson and Cal Ripken Jr. have graced the cover of the...
  • Gina Oliva brings pickleball to Montpelier [South Laurel/Montpelier]

    Have you ever played pickleball? Do you know what pickleball is? Previously, I would have had to answer "no" to both questions. As it turns out, the Montpelier Association had its first "Let's Play Pickleball" event on July 27 on the Montpelier tennis...