Howard County FIRN honored four foreign-born residents and one native. The four recipients of the American Success Awards are: Jean-Robert "Bob" Anantua, of North Laurel; Peter Cheng, of Ellicott City; and Raj and Ranjana Desai, of Columbia. The recipient of the Pat Hatch Award, which is named in honor of FIRN's founder and given to a community member – foreign-born or native – who makes a difference in the lives of the foreign-born, is Ellicott City resident Rebecca Price, director
Browse The Baltimore Sun's selections for All-Metro Player of the Year and Coach of the Year for boys and girls lacrosse, baseball, softball, and boys and girls track and field, as well as first- and second-team choices.
And former Ravens star free safety Ed Reed was a crowd favorite during cornerback Lardarius Webb's annual charity softball Sunday with 15,000 tickets sold during the first year it's been held at M&T Bank Stadium with the game at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen previously.
Ed Reed, who played 11 seasons with the Ravens, has long said that Baltimore will always feel like home, even after his expected Hall of Fame playing career is over. When that will be, however, remains very much a mystery.
Sherwood pounded out 15 hits, got another stellar pitching performance from senior Meggie Dejter and made sure to pounce on every Chesapeake mistake to come away with a 12-1 win that ended in six innings due to the 10-run rule.
I'm neither dumb enough or self-involved enough to believe that the final paragraph of my last column affected the result of an important high school regional tournament game, but the superstitious part of me keeps saying otherwise.
In the Class 2A North Section II title game against No. 6 Hereford, the undefeated Mavericks scored early and then turned the game over to pitcher Jordan Cargile, who allowed three hits while striking out seven in a 7-0 win that puts them 22-0 on the season.
In the second round of MPSSAA regional softball tournament play, C. Milton Wright won a pitching duel with Bel Air, 2-1, Havre de Grace defeated Colonel Richardson, 8-3, North Harford knocked off Aberdeen, 8-1, and Harford Tech ousted Patterson Mill with a 6-2 victory.
The recent controversial decision by Harford Community College officials to raise fees for adult baseball and softball leagues in order to make the operations of the campus playing fields self-sufficient has become a reflection of budget issues that the college has been dealing with in recent years.
Hereford softball coach Laura Blama is betting that the rematch with Eastern Tech in the Baltimore County championship game Tuesday won¿t be a rerun of the two team¿s regular season matchup in late March.
Jerry Truelove and a dozen of his Rodgers Forge neighbors have formed an ad hoc committee to negotiate with TU about a planned women's softball stadium. They claim the new construction will destroy their quality of life and decrease their property values and they want to see the stadium built elsewhere on the 328-acre campus, where it won't impact any homes.
Sometimes the arrogance of public officials is hard to comprehend. Take, for instance, the public relations disaster leaders at Harford Community College have brought upon themselves and their institution over the fee increases to use the public ball fields at the college.