The Maryland football team had many of its top area targets on campus Monday for the Terps' basketball game against Syracuse, including 247Sports' top-ranked player in the state for the class of 2015: Damascus High athlete Jalen Christian.
Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller is regarded as a first-round talent and a lock to be drafted during the first round provided that he runs the 40-yard dash in the 4.4-second range, according to NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock.
Anne Arundel County police are paying for a necropsy of Vern, a Chesapeake Bay retriever shot and killed by a county police officer Saturday, as part of an internal affairs investigation into the incident.
Since winning the Intel, the biggest science prize for high schoolers, almost two years ago, Jack Andraka, 16, has become a globe-trotting ambassador for medical research and science education. But for all his travels, meeting the Clintons and other world leaders, it's his family that keeps him grounded — a brother who is also a gifted young scientist, and parents who let them run experiments in the basement and bathrooms of their Crownsville MD home.
For Gilman's Melvin Keihn, the NFL dream doesn't include the mansions and fast cars many young players envision. His dream is to use whatever he could earn with an NFL career to bring his mother to the United States and repay her sacrifice with a comfortable lifestyle.
Maryland did not win Federal Aviation Administration recognition as a test site for drones, but still could be involved in federal research on how the unmanned aircraft may safely be flown in U.S. airspace.
Two Fullers, senior Kyle and freshman Kendall, play defensive back for Virginia Tech (7-3, 4-2 Atlantic Coast Conference), which hosts Maryland (5-4, 1-4 ACC) on Saturday. The Terps, who have lost three straight games, need one victory to become bowl eligible.
Founded on $1.2 million in state funding provided under the gun-control legislation that took effect this month, new Maryland center aims to target psychosis in a fresh way: By identifying it in the earliest stages and providing support before symptoms can spiral out of control.
Maryland has agreed to work with Virginia and New Jersey on research into unmanned aircraft, a move that could strengthen the state's bid to land one of six drone test sites to be awarded by the Federal Aviation Administration.