Maryland freshman attacker Megan Whittle was one of three women's lacrosse players added to the Tewaaraton Award watch list on Thursday. The McDonogh graduate, who is second on the Terps team with 25 goals, is the only freshman on the list.
Thousands of miles away from this year's Division I March Madness tournament are two former college basketball players with Laurel ties who have been playing pro hoops overseas during the 2014-15 season.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore County has suspended five women's lacrosse players and stopped contact drills at team practices after older players allegedly threatened bodily harm against freshmen on social media, prompting a university investigation.
In Baltimore, at least, the snow has finally melted and college lacrosse wins and losses and have taken on greater importance after more than a month's worth of games. As we head toward the season's midpoint, trends are beginning to emerge. Here's my take on what we've seen thus far.
Two University of Maryland-Baltimore County students have been expelled for violating the student code of conduct, following an investigation into an alleged sexual assault of another student in August, school officials confirmed.
When it came time for cheerleading tryouts at Laurel High School, Jackie and Mike McLaughlin, were sure it would be a good opportunity for their sophomore daughter, Erin, who was born with Down syndrome, which can affect mental abilities and physical development.
In only her fifth start, Kelsey Major saved 17 shots in a 14-7 loss to No. 1 Maryland, the most saves by a UMBC goalie in more than 10 years. The Liberty graduate has started the past five games, going 4-1.
The University of Maryland Baltimore County chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon issued an apology on behalf of the fraternity, whose University of Oklahoma chapter was closed after a video surfaced showing members uttering a racial epithet while singing a chant.
The Silas Craft Collegians Program, founded in 2000, is named after Silas E. Craft, Sr, who was the principal at Harriet Tubman High School — Howard County's first secondary school for blacks — for seven years.
I have a tremendous respect for the efforts of our school police officers, teachers and administrators who believe carrying guns in Baltimore schools is necessary to maintain a safe learning environment, but I question whether they have examined why they believe this action is so imperative, especially in a city where the student population is largely non-white (83 percent black and 7 percent Hispanic) and poor (84 percent low income).
Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department members Steve Hardesty and Mihai Petrisor aren't the types who sit and watch TV in their spare time. Instead they can often be found responding to emergency calls and providing leadership for other volunteers at the firehouse on Southwestern Boulevard.
The University of Maryland Baltimore County on Wednesday joined officials from a White House-sponsored education initiative to probe ways to better support students, particularly African-Americans, in the juvenile justice system
Ed and Ann Berlin's professional lives took a fresh turn when they took over as owners of the 10-year-old Ivy Bookshop in January, 2012. She had years of experience as a book publishing executive, he had devoted much of his professional life to the technical side of finance, but neither had run a retail store. The work has been harder than Ed Berlin thought at first, but he said they've maintained 8-to-10 percent sales growth every year and stuck to their commitment to high literary quality.
Freshman Shack Stanwick recorded four points on three goals and one assist and outplayed older brother Wells in the Blue Jays' 16-4 demolition of visiting UMBC Saturday before an announced crowd of 1,359 at Homewood Field.
The Terps went 11-3 in the regular season, earning the No. 7 seed in the NCAA tournament. Motivated by what they perceived as a snub for not drawing a better seed, they advanced to their third Final Four in the past four years.
States with robust innovation economies have assets in common: a corps of research-intensive universities, a highly educated workforce and a government supportive of its science and technology industries. Maryland has all of these things. What the state needs to strengthen is its entrepreneurial culture, so that Maryland becomes a top destination for scientists serious about ushering their ideas out of the lab and into the marketplace.
Peter Collins, a 16-year-old Towson resident and Carver Center for the Arts and Technology, won first-place in the individual software category during the Third Annual Hackathon. He was the youngest of some 100 contestants.
Robert Caret doesn't begin his tenure as University System of Maryland chancellor until July 1 but says until then he'll meet with private and public sector leaders to shape his vision for the System, with budget matters being among the top items on his agenda.
Rabia Chaudry, who fights for the rights of American Muslims, founded a nonprofit and has been awarded a New American Foundation fellowship for national security. But for fans of "Serial," she's best known as the person whose planted the seed for the hit podcast with producer Sarah Koenig.
Economist Anirban Basu seems like he's everywhere, his advice shaping local governments, big companies, educational institutions and now, as a member of Gov.-elect Republican Larry Hogan's transition team, the state's future.
State auditors say the University of Maryland, College Park's campus network remains vulnerable to hacking even after a massive data breach revealed security flaws in February, in part because some gaps identified five years ago remain.