Myla Abernathy, a 2018 graduate of Arbutus Middle School, was among the top finalists in the 800-meter run (girls age 15-16 division) at the USA Track & Field Potomac Valley Association Junior Olympic Championships on Saturday.
After several years coaching basketball overseas, Sean Whalen has come back to Laurel and also returned to the coaching staff of Howard University, a member of the group of Historically Black College and University that competes in the Division I Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
Rij Patel of Hunt Valley shot his third straight 2-under-par 70 on Thursday to win the three-round Jos. A. Bank/David Leadbetter Championship, an American Junior Golf Association event at Cattail Creek Country Club in Glenwood.
Carmelo Anthony, Kobe Bryant, Tyson Chandler, Kevin Durant, Lebron James, Kevin Love, Chris Paul, Russell Westbrook and Deron Williams will all be guaranteed a spot on the 2012 Olympic roster. This leaves five players vying for three open spots: Blake Griffin, Eric Gordon, Andre Iguodala, James Harden and Baltimore native Rudy Gay.