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  • 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...
  • Flags at half-staff for Army pilot from Eldersburg

    Flags at half-staff for Army pilot from Eldersburg
    Gov. Martin O’ Malley has ordered the U.S. and Maryland flags at state facilities flown at half-staff on Monday to honor Army Capt. Sara¬†M. Knutson, a helicopter pilot from Eldersburg who died last month in Afghanistan. Knutson, 27, was one of...
  • Varsity roundup: No. 10 Mount de Sales wins, 15-0, in softball behind Lesniewski

    Right-hander Ashley Lesniewski pitched a one-hitter, her third victory this week, and the No. 10 Mount de Sales softball team kept rolling Thursday. The Sailors (7-1, 6-0 Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference) scored three runs...
  • Varsity roundup: Walk gives Patterson Mill upset of No. 8 River Hill in baseball

    With the score tied at 7 in the bottom of the eighth, J.T. Tipton (3-for-4) drew a bases-loaded walk to force in the game-winner as host Patterson Mill upset No. 8 River Hill, 8-7, in baseball Friday night. The Hawks (2-4) took a 6-0 lead in the first...
  • Poetic passions, tragic partings among Baltimore's greatest romances

    Poetic passions, tragic partings among Baltimore's greatest romances
    Baltimore has witnessed love and loss. From the banks of the harbor to Mount Vernon's cobblestones to the grassed-over burial plots of Greenmount Cemetery, embedded in this city are vestiges of some of history's great romances, stories of people coming...
  • Former Naval Academy instructor to be court-martialed

    A former Naval Academy instructor who is accused of sexually assaulting a female midshipman will be court-martialed, an academy spokeswoman said Thursday. Marine Corps Maj. Mark A. Thompson, a former history instructor at the academy, is accused of...
  • The Paula Broadwell I know

    The Paula Broadwell I know
    Events of the last two weeks have been very tough and sad for all of us as a nation. As a good friend of both Gen. David Petraeus and Paula Broadwell, they have been very hard for me personally as well. Both made big mistakes, and they know it more...
  • William E. "Bill" Hathaway, emergency medical expert

    William E. "Bill" Hathaway, an emergency medical services expert who taught the subject at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and earlier had served in the Army Intelligence Corps, died Nov. 1 of cancer at his home in Amherst, Va. The former...
  • Bel Air student admitted to West Point

    College freshman Daniel Zablocky recently received his appointment to the U.S. Military Academy. A Patterson Mill High School graduate, Zablocky is the son of Paul and Barbara Zablocky of Bel Air. Attending Marion Military Institute in Alabama, he will...
  • Carroll County soldier killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash

    Carroll County soldier killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash
    An Army officer from Eldersburg was among five soldiers killed in a helicopter crash earlier this week in Afghanistan, the Defense Department said late Saturday. Capt. Sara M. Knutson, 27, died Monday in Kandahar, the Pentagon said in a release. Knutson...