In some ways, Prince George's is to Washington, D.C., as Brooklyn is to Manhattan when it comes to basketball. While the District has produced hoop legends such as Elgin Baylor and Dave Bing, Prince George's has several of its own, such as Kevin Durant and Ty Lawson, currently in the NBA. Laurel, which also includes parts of Anne Arundel and Howard County, also has its own share of basketball standouts.
The defending NCAA champion Loyola men¿s lacrosse team will open its 2013 season with a pair of road games before beginning its home schedule on Saturday, Feb. 23, with a rematch of the national title game against Maryland, Greyhounds coach Charley Toomey announced Thursday.
By Compiled from Inside Lacrosse reports and news services
The Horizon Foundation announced on Wednesday that Ian Kennedy, the former deputy chief of staff for County Executive Ken Ulman, was named the organization's first director of communications, according to a news release.
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The Laurel Leader endorses Zabrina Epps for the Prince George's County School Board in District 1; and David Gertler, Ellen Giles and Jackie Scott for the three open school board seats in Howard County.
Providing illegal immigrants more access to higher education in Maryland could generate an extra $5 million in revenue for the state per graduating college class, according to a new cost-benefit study by University of Maryland, Baltimore County researchers.
Three days after taking home a check for $510,000 from its nationally televised football game at Louisiana State on Saturday, Towson announced Tuesday that it was recommending cutting the school¿s baseball and men¿s basketball soccer as part of the athletic program¿s reorganization.
Eighteen public school administrators from Gyeonggi Province in South Korea, are visiting several Baltimore County schools, while studying at University of Maryland Baltimore County's English Language Institute this month.
The U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis ranked as the top public liberal arts college in the country, pushing traditional rival the U.S. Military Academy into the number two spot after the schools shared the top honors last year.