Brent Kennedy


Brent Kennedy started at the Howard County Times/Columbia Flier in May of 2006, spending the years since writing on literally a little bit of everything around Howard County and the Baltimore Metro Region. In October 2012, he became sports editor for the Times and Flier. Then in January 2017, he stepped into the role of high school sports coordinator for the Baltimore Sun Media Group. Brent grew up in Howard County, graduating from Howard High School in 2002, before earning a degree from Towson University.

Recent Articles

  • Rocky Point Golf Course

    Rocky Point Golf Course

    Most golf courses have a signature hole — a picturesque layout that has a way of lingering in a player’s memory bank long after a round is over. At Rocky Point golf course in Essex, the downhill par 3 11th hole surrounded by water certainly fits the bill. However, in reality, it’s not just that...

  • Turf Valley Resort

    Turf Valley Resort

    In a local golfing market filled with diverse playing opportunities, the Turf Valley Golf Resort has managed to carve out its own special niche. The Ellicott City facility, which opened originally as a country club in 1959, has found the perfect balance over the last few decades between being both...

  • Mount Pleasant once again hosting annual Baltimore Putting Championships

    Mount Pleasant once again hosting annual Baltimore Putting Championships

    A collection of some of the best putters in the area will converge on the practice green at Mount Pleasant golf course on Wednesday for an event that has quickly established itself as one of Baltimore’s summer mainstays. The seventh annual Baltimore Putting Championships, which benefit Baltimore’s...

  • Mount Pleasant Golf Course

    Mount Pleasant Golf Course

    Among the collection of Baltimore’s historic sporting venues, Mount Pleasant Golf Course holds its own distinct place. As host to the Eastern Open for 10 years in the 1950s and early 1960s, the course that currently straddles Northern Parkway in the outskirts of Baltimore City was played by some...

  • Hunt Valley Country Club

    Hunt Valley Country Club

    Standing on the back patio of the clubhouse at Hunt Valley Country Club, perched high above the property’s rolling terrain, guests are afforded picturesque views of a rejuvenated golf course. As part of a project that began in 2014 and finished up in the spring of 2017, the featured 18 holes at...

  • Worthington Manor Golf Club

    Worthington Manor Golf Club

    It’s in the little nuances that Worthington Manor gets its charm. From the way the 18-hole championship layout nestles itself into the rolling hills of the Frederick County countryside to the authentic feel of the refurbished 19th century clubhouse and rustic cart barn, there’s a natural beauty...

  • Mountain Branch Golf Club

    Mountain Branch Golf Club

    When it comes to establishing an identity, Mountain Branch general manager Carol McCarthy likes to think that the expansive property in Joppa has developed three of them. There’s the semi-private golf course, traversing through the hills and trees of southwestern Harford County to provide players...

  • Warm weather ushers in Columbia Neighborhood Swim League 2018 season

    Warm weather ushers in Columbia Neighborhood Swim League 2018 season

    The opening week of the 2018 Columbia Neighborhood Swim League season was held on Saturday, June 16 at pools around the county. Here are the top finishers from the respective meets: Dorsey Search, 315; Long Reach, 286 Medley Relay 15-18M: 1. DS (Bickel, Arsenault, Fitzsimmons, Thorogood), 2:04.30....