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  • 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,...
  • UNC gets first oral commitment from member of 2017 class

    UNC gets first oral commitment from member of 2017 class
    Freshman midfielder Ara Atayan of Bronxville (N.Y.) High has committed orally to North Carolina, becoming the first boys lacrosse player in the class of 2017 to publicly make such a commitment. Atayan was one of the standout players at the Nike Blue...
  • 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...
  • Like/Dislike with Lauren Saunders, actor

    Like/Dislike with Lauren Saunders, actor
    How's this for a challenging role? A young girl travels through time with her younger sister. Oh, and she's determined to kill God. Still, Lauren Saunders was down for playing Lucy in Single Carrot Theatre's "A Beginner's Guide to Deicide." "I was...
  • Great Baltimore cocktails, The Dundalk Iced Tea at Midtown BBQ & Brew

    Great Baltimore cocktails, The Dundalk Iced Tea at Midtown BBQ & Brew
    "Good stuff, made delicious, that's super ballsy." If ever there was a culinary mantra that typified the Baltimore spirit, Midtown BBQ & Brew's chef, Tony Harrison, has articulated it. And he wants you to know that when it comes to food and drink, his...
  • Tom Clancy dies at 66

    Tom Clancy dies at 66
    Tom Clancy, the Baltimore-born author whose novels "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games" subsequently inspired blockbuster movies and action-packed video games, died Tuesday after a brief illness at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 66. His...
  • Recruiting notes: 2 more freshmen make oral commitments

    Recruiting notes: 2 more freshmen make oral commitments
    It didn't take long for the first men's lacrosse oral commitment from the class of 2017 to be joined by a pair of others, including a second one for North Carolina. Defenseman Joe Carrington of San Ramon Valley High in Danville, Calif., committed to the...
  • Why can't Baltimore be more like Brooklyn?

    Why can't Baltimore be more like Brooklyn?
    While working on the rehabilitation of historic buildings in Baltimore City, I'm always dogged by a sense of futility — especially when I compare Baltimore with Brooklyn. More than 30 years ago when I went to college there, Brooklyn was a total...
  • Wedded: Nadia Ennis and Rob Zanotti

    Wedded: Nadia Ennis and Rob Zanotti
    Date: Sept. 1, 2013 Her story: Nadia Ennis, 34, grew up in Freeport, Long Island. She is a veterinary technician at Belvedere Veterinary Center in Baltimore. Her parents are retired and live in Palm Bay, Fla. His story: Robert Zanotti, 34, was born in...
  • Towson women's soccer player Emily Banes 'willing to work' toward goals

    Towson women's soccer player Emily Banes 'willing to work' toward goals
    Emily Banes at first laughed at the question. Then she owned up to it. She is stubborn. It is an adjective that usually carries some baggage, but for the senior forward on the Towson women's soccer team, it is a recipe for success. Banes' stubbornness...
  • 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.,...