Stanley Plumly, Maryland’s former poet laureate and a respected University of Maryland faculty member who taught creative writing, died of complications of multiple myeloma April 11 at his Frederick home. He was 79.
Former Army Sgt. Ryan Major is among many people with major limb injuries who found that sports made them feel like their old, more able-bodied selves again. Their increased athleticism is occurring at a time of growing recognition in the field of physical rehabilitation about the value of sports for recovery.
Sgt. Maj. Wardell B. Turner, a former Towson football player, was killed in action in Afghanistan last November. He will be honored at Saturday's Military Appreciation Night at Johnny Unitas Stadium, where the Tigers will play Holy Cross and the university hopes to take the concept of honoring the men and women of our armed forces to a higher level.
Sister Rosalie Murphy, a member of the Sisters of Notre Dame deNamur who had been Director of the Division of Collegial Services at the Pastoral Center of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore for more than 20 years, died of respiratory failure at her order's U.S. East-West Province Center in Roland Park.
Maryland defensive coordinator Brian Stewart and Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen, who will see each other Saturday when the Terps play on the road against the Badgers, have been friends since coaching together at Northern Arizona in 1995.
Carroll Hospital Center is pleased to announce the addition of several health care providers to Carroll Health Group, its affiliated multi-specialty practice group. Specializing in gastroenterology, primary care and plastic surgery, these providers will offer community residents, in Carroll County and the surrounding area, skilled and compassionate care to meet their needs.
Kelechi Osmele determined that he would play in the NFL. But before he could get there, before he could emerge as a potential rookie starter on the Ravens' offensive line and one of their most impressive preseason performers, Osemele was tried and tested.