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  • Meade's Jacob Hawk verbally commits to Navy football

    Meade's Jacob Hawk verbally commits to Navy football
    For Meade’s Jacob Hawk, choosing a college took all of five days. Hawk, whose father was a warrant officer in the Army, always had an inclination for the military academies, so when Navy offered him a football scholarship on June 22, it didn&...
  • Former Naval Academy instructor faces sexual assault charges

    Former Naval Academy instructor faces sexual assault charges
    A Marine Corps officer who worked as an instructor at the Naval Academy has been accused of sexually assaulting a female midshipman in his Annapolis apartment following the annual croquet match between the academy and St. John's College in 2011. An...
  • Hereford primed for postseason success in wrestling

    Hereford primed for postseason success in wrestling
    If there ever was a time in which Hereford could make noise in the postseason, the 2012-2013 wrestling campaign might be it. The Bulls returned 11 of 14 starters from last year's team that finished second in the Baltimore County championships and lost...
  • Record crowd at 17th annual Bel Air YMCA Turkey Trot

    The field in the YMCA Turkey Trot in Bel Air continues to swell, like a turkey in a pre-Thanksgiving fattening regimen. When the annual 5K went off for the 17th time Nov. 22, 1,285 runners stood behind the starting line, so many that it took 2 minutes for...
  • Longtime UMBC AD Charles Brown retiring after 24 years at school

    Longtime UMBC AD Charles Brown retiring after 24 years at school
    When Dr. Charles Brown first looked into taking the athletic director job at UMBC in 1989, the Brooklyn, N.Y., native wasn't real savvy about the school. "I thought it was a military base when I showed up," he said with a chuckle. "It said UMBC. I didn'...
  • Ann H. Sisson, owned Federal Hill restaurant

    Ann H. Sisson, owned Federal Hill restaurant
    Ann H. Sisson, who established with her husband a popular Federal Hill restaurant and bar that later became the state's first brew pub, died June 4 from complications of dementia at Keswick Multi-Care Center. She was 89. The daughter of a civil engineer...
  • Peck graduates from West Point

    Second Lt. Stephen James Peck, son of William and Donna Peck of Abingdon, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on May 25. A 2009 Bel Air High School graduate, Peck concentrated his studies at West Point in information technology. He also attended the...
  • Northern Chesapeake West Point Society hosts 6th Annual Society Summer Picnic

    On June 1, the Northern Chesapeake West Point Society held its 6th Annual Society Summer Picnic to honor Maryland candidates who were selected for attendance to West Point this summer as members of the Class of 2017. This year several local high school...
  • Pentagon reports sharp rise in sex assaults in military

    Pentagon reports sharp rise in sex assaults in military
    The Pentagon estimated Tuesday that 26,000 members of the military were sexually assaulted last year, 36 percent more than a year earlier, in a trend so severe that senior officials warned it could threaten recruiting and retention of military personnel....
  • Good news for Towson might spell bad news for Johns Hopkins

    Good news for Towson might spell bad news for Johns Hopkins
    In just a few hours, No. 13 Johns Hopkins will take the field at Michie Stadium in West Point, N.Y., for its regular-season finale against Army. But the Blue Jays’ bid for an appearance in its 42nd consecutive NCAA tournament  suffered a blow via...
  • Families, friends remember fallen Marylanders

    Families, friends remember fallen Marylanders
    For Theresa Mills, the "most emotional day" came last June when the Marine Corps notification team visited her Laurel home to tell her that her older son had been killed in Afghanistan. The second most emotional day, she said, came Monday. In the...
  • Retired APG general: The players change, the 'GAM' remains the same

    Retired APG general: The players change, the 'GAM' remains the same
    Sixteen years ago, Robert Shadley, then a major general in the Army, uncovered disturbing news from an important Army training facility at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Drill sergeants and other instructors were regularly using their power to get sexual...