Elmer H. Wingate Jr., who played one season with the Baltimore Colts in 1953 and was an All-American football and lacrosse player at the University of Maryland, College Park, died on Feb. 27 of Alzheimer's disease. He was 88.
Howard boy's 4x8 relay team wins gold, with Wilde Lake gets two state championship performances by Jamila Brown (300-meters) and Deanna Yancey (high jump), while River Hill's Sophie Caplin places first in girl's pole vault.
Spurred by a recent immigration crackdown and inspired by fellow student activists in the Black Lives Matter movement, a group of high school students gathered Saturday to draw up a list of demands for city and state officials, calling on them to boost resources for the city's growing immigrant population
The memory of a 2012 homicide scene remains firmly entrenched in the back of the 36-year-old crime scene technician's mind as a surreal yet indicative moment: Sometimes Baltimore's numerous, grisly crime scenes are considered more inconvenient than tragic.
Thousands of families attended the annual Middle and High School Choice Fair, held at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, to learn more about different Baltimore City schools and programs that they can choose to attend. Little-known charter schools competed with more established schools such as Western High School and Paul Laurence Dunbar High School.
Richard Jay Griffin, a retired University of Maryland Medical Center finance official, died Sept. 22 of complications of Alzheimer's disease at his home in Carson City, Nev. The former Catonsville resident was 76.
It seems when an issue comes to a head in the black community, we derive resolutions based on historical figures and the dialogical self. It seems like you have to choose between Marcus Garvey's black-nationalist and separatist ideals, W.E.B. DuBois' elitist talented tenth and assimilative ideals, and Booker T. Washington's bootstrap reasoning. At some point sociological issues intersect with your blackness. You have to believe in something and you have to do something, even though the
Chelsea Mitchell's introduction to organized sports was anything but traditional. Following in the footsteps of her older brothers, Brandon and Kyle, she played running back for the Columbia Ravens at age 8. As the only girl on her team, Mitchell had a good year, but her football career was not destined to last. "I was one and done," she said. "My mom was like 'There's no way you're playing with the older kids.'"
Mt. Hebron got what it has been waiting for all season when it defeated visiting City College in the 3A East regional playoffs Wednesday night, 55-49, avenging a season-ending loss to the Black Knights last winter.
Howard senior Gabrielle Rayner, River Hill senior Chris Heydick and Centennial senior Shreya Nalubola win individual regional titles, while River Hill boys and girls, and Oakland Mills boys win team titles.