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  • State lacrosse roundup: No. 1 Maryland men top Stony Brook, 11-8

    Long Island natives Mike Chanenchuk and Tim Rotanz combined to score six goals to lead top-ranked Maryland to an 11-8 win over host Stony Brook on Saturday. The Terps improved to 5-0 on the season, while the Seawolves fell to 2-3. After a bit of a...
  • Tim Rotanz wasted no time making impact for Maryland men's lacrosse

    Tim Rotanz wasted no time making impact for Maryland men's lacrosse
    Following the lead of classmates Matt Rambo and Connor Cannizzaro, freshman Tim Rotanz made quite an impression for No. 1 Maryland. In his first game and first start of 2014, the attackman scored two goals on two shots and picked up two ground balls for...
  • 24-hour Shootout for Soldiers returns to McDonogh on June 19-20

    24-hour Shootout for Soldiers returns to McDonogh on June 19-20
    The Shootout for Soldiers, a 24-hour lacrosse game benefiting wounded American military members that has raised more than $250,000 since its inception, returns to McDonogh on June 19 and 20. Originally started by a group of high school students...
  • Tom Clancy, 'king of the techno-thriller'

    Tom Clancy, 'king of the techno-thriller'
    Tom Clancy, the prolific Baltimore-born author whose novels "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games" inspired blockbuster movies and action-packed video games, earning him the nickname "king of the techno-thriller," died Tuesday at Johns Hopkins...
  • Bongino captures national attention as he runs uphill in Md.

    Bongino captures national attention as he runs uphill in Md.
    Dan Bongino launched his first campaign for office on a laptop computer in his dining room. His wife, alone at his side, was the only other person he was sure would vote for him. Two years later, as the Severna Park man runs for the House of...
  • Stoneleigh artist transforms schools into colorful, experiencial spaces

    Stoneleigh artist transforms schools into colorful, experiencial spaces
    Growing up on Long Island, N.Y., Nancy Scheinman hated being in school.   "Most schools are so institutional and visually boring, I looked out the window all the time," she said. So it is fitting that the Stoneleigh resident, apart from her career...
  • Recruiting notes: Stagnitta among 2 rising sophomores to commit to Hopkins

    Recruiting notes: Stagnitta among 2 rising sophomores to commit to Hopkins
    The Johns Hopkins, Maryland and Towson men's lacrosse programs have received more oral commitments from rising sophomores, including a reported high-profile pickup by the Blue Jays. In June, LaxLessons.com said Matt Stagnitta, the son of Denver...
  • Memories of sister lost in 1963 Birmingham church bombing fill Laurel home

    Memories of sister lost in 1963 Birmingham church bombing fill Laurel home
    On Sunday, Sept. 15, 1963, members of the Ku Klux Klan planted a bomb in the basement of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., killing four young black girls. One of those girls was Diane Braddock's 14-year-old sister, Carole Robertson. It...
  • In a cyberspace age, it's harder to 'honor August' than it once was [Commentary]

    I am working on a project with a woman who spends summers in Wyoming. For the last two months, we have had Tuesday morning phone chats. A lot can be organized via long distance and email. In mid-July, I told her that I would be away the last Tuesday...
  • Aereo will launch Internet TV service in Baltimore

    Aereo will launch Internet TV service in Baltimore
    Online television service Aereo Inc. plans to expand to the Baltimore area starting Dec. 16, offering monthly subscriptions starting at $8 for viewing or recording live television on smart phones, tablets and laptops, the Long Island City-based company...
  • Rookie principal comes to Lansdowne with plenty of experience

    Rookie principal comes to Lansdowne with plenty of experience
    It may be his first year as a principal at Lansdowne Elementary, but Stephen Price is no stranger to working in Title I schools. "I've been with a Title I school my entire career," said the 31-year-old Long Island native, who began his career in...
  • Laurel Boys and Girls Club product aims for redemption -- and NFL [Commentary]

    Laurel Boys and Girls Club product aims for redemption -- and NFL [Commentary]
    Marcus Coker wears several wristbands on both arms. One of them reads, "Get Better Not Bitter." That has been a rallying cry for Coker, who grew up in Beltsville near the Laurel line and is a product of the Laurel Boys and Girls Club youth football...