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  • Sports notices: Hone your volleyball skills at summer camps and clinics

    Submitting sports notices The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). Questions? Call 410-332-6578. Volleyball The Maryland Juniors Volleyball Club is hosting a series of juniors...
  • The Valley Line: A new year and new beginnings

    The Valley Line: A new year and new beginnings
    Here we are into the second week of January already. I reluctantly removed the ornaments from my tree, wrapping each one carefully in tissue paper. I always hate putting them away because they are so magical and representative of places I’ve been in...
  • Tablets: Downloadable classic books are in abundance

    Tablets: Downloadable classic books are in abundance
    Let's say you're getting, or giving, a new tablet or an e-reader (iPad, Kobo, Nook or Kindle Fire) for the holidays. Here's an idea for what to do with it: Load it first with free books. Thanks to Project Gutenberg, as well as the cultural gift known as...
  • Nonfiction

    Nonfiction
    The Age of Movies The Selected Writings of Pauline Kael Edited by Sanford Schwartz Library of America, $40 Witty, entertaining and often exhilarating, this wide-ranging collection of pieces captures the film critic at her best. Alice James A...
  • Boys Athlete of the Week: Kameron Williams, Mount St. Joseph, basketball

    Boys Athlete of the Week: Kameron Williams, Mount St. Joseph, basketball
    An extremely hard worker according to his coach, Pat Clatchey, Williams showed how that work can pay off with 65 points in three games last week. The 6-foot-2 junior shooting guard scored 28 of those points Friday in a 78-76 victory over No. 3 St....
  • 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...