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  • Jody Petty notches multiple wins at Ladew

    Jody Petty notches multiple wins at Ladew
    One week after a relatively sedate afternoon of races just down the road at Atlanta Hall Farm in Monkton, the Maryland Steeplechase Racing Triple Crown got started Saturday afternoon with the My Lady's Manor Races at Ladew Topiary Gardens. Jockey Jody...
  • Tech girls, Edgewood boys win UCBAC track and field titles

    The triple jump, oddest of the track and field events, is often the decisive event for high school track and field meets, as it is usually the last one to conclude. It was last – and decisive – again late Friday night in the UCBAC...
  • Michael Phelps plans to return to competition this month

    Michael Phelps plans to return to competition this month
    Less than two years after he retired as the most decorated Olympian ever, Michael Phelps is diving back into competition next week — a move that could lead the Baltimore swimmer to his fifth Summer Games in 2016. Phelps will compete in the Arena...
  • Young hurdlers lead John Carroll girls to solid team finish

    A trio of young hurdlers led the way as the John Carroll girls finished fourth among 14 teams in the 25th Annual Meade Stampede track meet at Fort Meade Saturday. Sophomore Kristen Isoldi led a Patriots' 2-3-4 finish in the 300 hurdles. She placed second...
  • Hereford girls, Arundel boys win Knights Invite

    Hereford girls, Arundel boys win Knights Invite
    Kennedy Keer first started running during her freshman year at Arundel. She was thinking mainly of staying in shape for soccer but something funny happened. “I ended up loving it,” Keer said. She’s remained with running, this year...
  • Spencer Road emerges with win in photo finish at 112th Grand National Steeplechase

    Spencer Road emerges with win in photo finish at 112th Grand National Steeplechase
    The three owners of Spencer Road stood calmly together Saturday, discussing the outcome of the 112th Grand National Steeplechase in Butler on a mild and sunny afternoon after their horse was involved in a photo finish. The wait to determine that Spencer...
  • First-time entrants in Boston Marathon motivated to run after last year's bombings

    First-time entrants in Boston Marathon motivated to run after last year's bombings
    Qualifying for the Boston Marathon was not on Michelle Hollingsworth's radar when she broke into a jog at the start of the Marine Corps Marathon in 2012, but it sure was 3 hours and 36 minutes later. The 47-year-old hadn't expected to cross the finish...
  • Peck pushes past setback to be fastest Maryland runner at Boston Marathon

    Peck pushes past setback to be fastest Maryland runner at Boston Marathon
    By the time Graham Peck was halfway up Heartbreak Hill during the Boston Marathon, he knew he'd be all right. The Fells Point resident had gone into Marathon Monday with a goal of finishing the 26.2-mile race in 2 hours and 28 minutes. Peck, running his...
  • McDonogh grad Giles Smith aims to make a splash in his final NCAA swimming meet

    McDonogh grad Giles Smith aims to make a splash in his final NCAA swimming meet
    On the bulletin board in Giles Smith's bedroom in Woodlawn hangs a list with with two sets of goals: one for Smith in the pool, the other for life outside. "You can't just say you want to be an Olympic swimmer and a gold medalist and not have a plan,"...
  • Track season opens on chilly, but snow-free Friday

    Nine teams opened the track season in the chilly but snow-free Al Baker Relays last Friday at C. Milton Wright. The host Mustangs put on a display of speed and depth in winning nine of the 16 relay races and 14 of the 30 events. Snow took control of the...
  • Thompson, Hennessey run, finish together at local HAT Run 50K

    Darren Thompson and Kevin Hennessey, both of Bel Air, cracked the top-10 of the HAT Run 50K Saturday, crossing the finish line at the Steppingstone Museum in a tie for ninth place. The two completed the 31-mile trail course side by side in 4 hours, 30...
  • Performer of the Year

    Sharon Dorsey, a senior, played a big role in Western Tech's winning the state title in its first year as a Class 2A school. Last year, Dorsey won the Class 1A state title in the 500 and 800 meters, while the Wolverines finished second. This time, she...