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  • Boys basketball: The poll

    Boys basketball: The poll
    1. City Coach: Mike Daniel Last season: 23-2, ranked No. 1 Postseason: Class 2A champion Outlook: With four starters back — including Maryland-bound senior guard Nick Faust — the Knights are poised to make it three straight state titles....
  • Girls cross country: First team

    Erin Causey Hereford, freshman • Freshman played major role in helping Hereford win Baltimore County, Class 3A North Region and state titles • Won Baltimore County title and finished second at Class 3A North Region meet • Bounced...
  • Volleyball: The poll

    1. River Hill Coach: Lynn Paynter Last season: 17-2, No. 2. Postseason: Lost in Class 3A state championship. Outlook: The Hawks return a senior-dominated lineup led by first-team All-Metro selection Megan Rosburg and Sara Okey. Their ability to...
  • Girls cross country: Runners to watch

    Jo Baird McDonogh, senior She and classmate Madeline Dulac anchor an Eagles team that should make some noise in the IAAM this season. Baird took second in the conference title race last fall. Samantha Bingaman South Carroll, sophomore She had a great...
  • Board puts the hammer down on rockfish poachers

    Board puts the hammer down on rockfish poachers
    The Potomac River Fisheries Commission voted Thursday to revoke or suspend the fishing privileges of eight watermen convicted in federal court in the largest rockfish poaching scheme in the history of the Chesapeake Bay and the river. The harshness,...
  • Five things to do this weekend

    Five things to do this weekend
    There's three days of national celebration on Saturday, and not a Hallmark card for any of them. The warm days are fleeting. Let's make the most of them. Here's five things to do this weekend that don't take a lot of coin. 1.) Dig for shark's teeth and...
  • Former Navy destroyer to be sunk soon to create massive artificial reef

    Former Navy destroyer to be sunk soon to create massive artificial reef
    With almost every regulatory hurdle cleared, planners believe they are about two weeks away from sinking a 563-foot former Navy destroyer off the coast of Maryland to create the largest artificial reef on the Eastern Seaboard. The Arthur W. Radford,...
  • Triple-digit temperatures nothing new for these professionals

    Triple-digit temperatures nothing new for these professionals
    Tim McFadden stepped outside his glass-blowing studio to cool off. At 3 p.m., the temperature along that particular stretch of Eastern Avenue was only 96 degrees. "It feels like it's about 70 out here," he says. And no, McFadden wasn't joking. Inside...
  • NRDC report ranks Maryland fifth for power plant pollutants

    Electric power plants that burn oil or coal in Maryland sent more than 27 million pounds of toxic pollutants into the air in 2009. That was the fifth-highest total in the nation and a threat to public health, according to a new report by the Natural...
  • Woodward Reese "Wood" Smith, ironworker, dies

    Woodward Reese "Wood" Smith, ironworker, dies
    Woodward Reese "Wood" Smith, a retired ironworker who during his nearly 50-year career worked on some of the nation's most notable bridges, died July 13 of pneumonia at his Loch Raven Village home. He was 93. The son of a construction superintendent and...
  • Warped Tour bands volunteer at Hampden school

    Warped Tour bands volunteer at Hampden school
    Coming off a grueling schedule of playing six concerts in as many days during a heat wave, rock bands in the Vans Warped Tour had one day off on Monday, July 25, before they would play another 13 shows in a row, beginning at Merriwether Post Pavilion on...
  • Chesapeake Bay cleanup gaining momentum

    The argument over who should take the lead in cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay cleanup misses the point that change for the better is already on its way ("Harris has it right: Let states enforce pollution law," July 19). Here in Dorchester County, the...