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  • Tuesday's varsity scoreboard

    Tuesday's varsity scoreboard
    BOYS BASKETBALL No. 5 Milford Mill 80, No. 14 Calvert Hall 71 Forest Park 83, No. 7 Lake Clifton 80 No. 8 City 58, Benjamin Franklin 54  (OT) C. Milton Wright 70, Overlea 63 Digital Harbor 54, Northwestern 29 Edgewood 77, North East 39 Glen...
  • Friday's roundup: Carr, Patterson rout W.E.B. DuBois

    Friday's roundup: Carr, Patterson rout W.E.B. DuBois
    Last year’s All-Metro Player of the Year, Aquille Carr, had 17 points and six assists as No. 1 Patterson beat W.E.B. DuBois, 76-38, Friday night. Shakir Brown added 15 points and 11 rebounds as the Clippers improved their record to 3-0. Jibri...
  • Roundup: No. 15 Glen Burnie boys pound Leonardtown in hoops, 78-46

    The Glen Burnie boys basketball team tested its new No. 15 ranking Tuesday at Leonardtown, getting off to a slow start before eventually taking over and winning, 78-46. After settling down, Glen Burnie took a 41-27 lead at halftime. Brandon Spain and...
  • Roundup: Jones leads No. 1 Aberdeen girls past Bel Air, 74-35

    Brionna Jones had 35 points and 10 rebounds to power the top-ranked Aberdeen girls basketball team past Bel Air, 74-35, on Wednesday. The Eagles (5-0) will play in the IAABO Christmas Tournament on Monday. No. 6 Dunbar 56, Annapolis 35: Michelle...
  • Santa's sleigh meets jet in couple's Christmas display in St. Michaels

    Santa's sleigh meets jet in couple's Christmas display in St. Michaels
    Santa didn't get run over by his reindeer, but he appears to have had a dust-up with an F-104 jet, in an elaborate Christmas display on Tom and Alice Blair's farm in St. Michaels. The tableau depicts the aftermath of a midair collision involving Santa'...
  • Roundup: Poly upsets No. 8 Edmondson in boys hoops

    Host Poly was down by two headed into the fourth quarter, but the Engineers made 16 of 18 free throws and went from 12turnovers in the first half to five in the second to upset No. 8 Edmondson, 87-77, on Thursday. Poly (5-1) finished 33-for-39 from the...
  • Courting Miss Washington

    Courting Miss Washington
    At a time when most high school seniors are focusing their energy and attention on college applications, 16-year-old Drew Helen Washington is perfecting her poise, honing her public speaking talent and stepping into the limelight as the 94th Queen of...
  • Benjamin Franklin High celebrates renovations

    Benjamin Franklin High celebrates renovations
    For decades, visitors arriving at Benjamin Franklin High School at Masonville Cove have been greeted by a brick wall. And for years, city school leaders said Tuesday, that has sent the wrong message to the Curtis Bay neighborhood, a struggling area...
  • Attractions this weekend: Fireworks, Furs, freedom, patriotic songs, Trey Songz

    Attractions this weekend: Fireworks, Furs, freedom, patriotic songs, Trey Songz
    Presenting one-stop shopping for holiday weekend activities at Central Florida attractions. Get comfy, the list is as long as the weekend. + Velvet Sessions at Hard Rock Hotel, Thursday, June 30. This month's music guest: Psychedelic Furs. More...
  • Franklin County History

    Founded: 1785 History:   Franklin County was founded in 1785 and was named after Benjamin Franklin. Since the 1980s, much of the residential growth has been around Smith Mountain lake, attracting many commuters and many retirees. Franklin County is...
  • 10 micro-itineraries for inland Orange County

    10 micro-itineraries for inland Orange County
    South of Los Angeles and north of San Diego lies an intermittently magical 789-square-mile realm where freeways hum and Disneyland flourishes, where immigrants remake old communities as new ones ripple across the hills. Many outsiders treat this place...