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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...
  • Roundup: Edwards named MVP as No. 1 McDonogh girls win at Diamond St. Classic

    Roundup: Edwards named MVP as No. 1 McDonogh girls win at Diamond St. Classic
    McDonogh’s Danielle Edwards was named tournament Most Valuable Player after leading the No. 1 Eagles girls basketball team past host St. Elizabeth, 44-29, Monday in the championship game of the St. Francis Healthcare Cup at the 22nd annual Diamond...
  • Former Madoff investigator appointed to Howard Board of Appeals

    Former Madoff investigator appointed to Howard Board of Appeals
    Genevievette Walker-Lightfoot didn't have the same childhood dreams as a lot of her counterparts growing up. Rather than aspiring to be a police officer, prima ballerina or athlete, Walker-Lightfoot always knew she wanted to be a lawyer. The profession,...
  • John Carroll boys basketball takes third place at national tourney

    John Carroll boys basketball takes third place at national tourney
    One day after losing a tough semifinal contest at the Stop-DWI Classic Tournament in Binghamton, N.Y., the John Carroll Patriots rebounded Monday night to earn a 57-49 victory over the Philadelphia Math, Civics & Sciences School side in the tournament's...
  • Katherine Rafalko, nurse

    Katherine Rafalko, nurse
    Katherine E. Rafalko, a retired Stella Maris nursing supervisor who had been a World War II Army nurse and treated Battle of the Bulge casualties, died of heart disease Monday at her Timonium home. She was 91. Born Katherine Kinney in Rochester, N.Y.,...
  • Ex-Navy great Jimmy Lewis to receive Tewaaraton Legends Award

    Ex-Navy great Jimmy Lewis to receive Tewaaraton Legends Award
    The Tewaaraton Foundation has named former Navy lacrosse star and National Lacrosse Hall of Famer James C. "Jimmy" Lewis as the recipient of the fourth annual Tewaaraton Legends Award. "Jimmy Lewis is a natural selection for the fourth Tewaaraton...
  • Researchers bringing Md. Revolutionary War heroes to life

    Researchers bringing Md. Revolutionary War heroes to life
    A month after the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence, some 400 Marylanders saved the Continental Army from near-certain annihilation. A superior British force was poised to finish off the Americans at the Battle of Brooklyn —...
  • Baltimore teacher ready to take second turn in Mongol Rally

    Baltimore teacher ready to take second turn in Mongol Rally
    In summer 2009, Alex Insel, now 24, and his friend Rich Rinaldi drove a small used Ford Ka 10,000 miles from London to Mongolia on a fundraising adventure known as the Mongol Rally. At the time, he thought it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. He was...
  • 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...
  • Thomas Voss, thoroughbred trainer

    Thomas Voss, thoroughbred trainer
    Thomas Horne Voss, a nationally known thoroughbred trainer and a lifelong Maryland horseman, died of an apparent heart attack Tuesday at his Monkton home. He was 63. Mr. Voss trained his horses at Atlanta Hall, a 1,200-acre farm in Monkton, where he...
  • Roundup: No. 10 John Carroll boys top N.Y.'s Poly Prep, 50-45

    Kimbal Mackenzie turned up the offense and No. 10 John Carroll beat Poly Prep (N.Y.), 50-45, in boys basketball at the Mirabito Stop-DWI Holiday Classic in Binghamton, N.Y., on Saturday night. Mackenzie had a game-high 22 points on 7-for-14 shooting...