| Aug 27, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Charles Futrell, Laurel High's head varsity football coach in the 1940s and 1950s, was once in a contest in which he was the only Spartan casualty.
"At one of the games he was only injury since he bit a hole in his tongue and could not stop the...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Sue Komaromy has been out of New York since leaving her home on Long Island more than a quarter-century ago to play volleyball at Towson. Yet there is still a lot of New Yorker that remains in the 44-year-old mother of two who lives in Sykesville.
| Jul 14, 2012
| 12:56 PM
For most Americans, vacation doesn't involve a 2.5-mile swim, 112-mile bike, and a marathon, all in a 17-hour window.
But then again, Jane and Michael Bryant aren't your typical American father-daughter duo.
The pair will compete in its first Ironman...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 6:19 AM
Wedding Date: September 15, 2012
Her story: Jill Carr, 31, grew up in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Her family moved to Ellicott City in 1993. She is an independent financial planner and now lives in Ellicott City. Her father, William "Bill" D. Carr is a producer...
| Dec 27, 2007
"She looked at me with this look, like, 'Mom, are you dumb or what?' She said, 'These are my friends. I want to be with them.'"
Deborah McFadden, whose wheelchair athlete daughter, Tatyana, has challenged the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic...
| Feb 17, 2008
A snow storm threatening to become Maryland's worst paralyzed the state with a one-two punch of fast-falling snow and blustery winds that choked roads, grounded Baltimore- Washington International Airport and created waist-high snow drifts that made...
| Oct 2, 2008
| 4:22 PM
Guest blogger Karen Shih is back and excited that, finally, the designers are NOT working in teams on Top Design:Finally, an individual challenge! But it's not designing a room … it's a design triathlon, and the winner of each part......
| Nov 20, 2009
Running has a whole new meaning for Amanda Pagon these days.
As a Dulaney senior, Pagon - then Amanda White - won three national cross country and track titles in 1992-93. She went on to run and swim on three NCAA championship teams at Stanford and later...
| Oct 8, 2009
Brian Boyle wants to run along the streets of the city that helped him learn to walk again.
He doesn't mind the pain of the 26.2-mile Under Armour Baltimore Marathon. He has had more than his share in the past five years.
The St. Mary's College of...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 6:04 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Apolo Ohno made a career of frenzied, 40-second bursts around the track so the speedskating champion knows his crusade to join the exclusive Ironman fraternity is daunting.
It is also downright frightening, admits the eight-time...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Jimmy Mudgett felt a competitive void in his life after a long, successful baseball career came to a close.
The Century High School graduate found it in the Ironman Triathlon, a long-distance race that involves swimming 2.4 miles, biking 112 miles,...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:38 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Triathlons, the swim-bike-run races of varying lengths, are scaling the bucket lists of many middle-aged athletes, according to U.S. fitness experts.
Multi-tasking, ego-boosting, and far from cheap, the competitions cater to...