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  • John H. Tierney, engineer

    John H. Tierney, engineer
    John H. Tierney, former head of the Travelers Insurance Co.'s Baltimore engineering department and a World War II veteran, died Feb. 24 of complications from a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 90. The son of Edward Tierney, a...
  • Annapolis Yacht Club receives Captain Joe Prosser Award

    Annapolis Yacht Club receives Captain Joe Prosser Award
    The Annapolis Yacht Club was presented with the Captain Joe Prosser Award at the US Sailing Leadership Forum earlier this month in San Diego. The Prosser Award was created in recognition of the Merchant Marine Academy's first sailing master, Captain C....
  • Schiff nominates six La Cañadans for service

    Six local students are among 14 nominated this month by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) for appointments to U.S. service academies for the class of 2018. “Each one of these students has compiled an outstanding resume of accomplishments, excelled in...
  • John L. Bell, civil engineer

    John L. Bell, civil engineer
    John L. Bell, a retired civil engineer who was a partner in the Baltimore engineering firm of Rummel, Klepper & Kahl, died April 28 of pneumonia at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was 92. The son of the Rev. John Wesley Bell, a Methodist minister, and...
  • Elizabethtown formally joins Landmark Conference

    The Landmark Conference officially grew to nine members earlier this month when Elizabethtown became a full-fledged member of the conference on July 1. Elizabethtown, which announced plans to join the conference in April 2013, competed in in women's...
  • Review & preview: Goucher

    Here is the fourth installment of a series that checks in with the eight Division III programs in the state to give a glimpse into the past and the future. Teams are scheduled to appear according to the chronological order in which their seasons ended....
  • Survivors of March 6 shipwreck were all but lost at sea

    Survivors of March 6 shipwreck were all but lost at sea
    It started as the kind of delivery Pat Schoenberger, an Annapolis sea captain, had made many times: Pick up a client's motor sailboat, ferry it to Florida and return home in a few weeks' time. A brilliant morning sky beckoned as Schoenberger and Jim...
  • Goucher hasn't forgotten sting of last season's loss in Landmark Conference tournament

    Goucher hasn't forgotten sting of last season's loss in Landmark Conference tournament
    When asked to reminisce about Goucher’s 6-5 loss to the Merchant Marine Academy in the semifinals of the Landmark Conference tournament on May 1 – an outcome that prevented the top-seeded Gophers from capturing their third tournament crown...
  • Schiff invites students to try for military academy

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) is accepting applications for nominations to the United States military service academies. The deadline to apply for a nomination is Nov. 1. Schiff, like all members of Congress, can nominate qualified high school students...
  • CNU women still strong with coaching switch to Jon Waters

    CNU women still strong with coaching switch to Jon Waters
    John Krikorian admires the job Jon Waters has done. Not that long ago, he had to do it himself. Krikorian, Christopher Newport's second-year men's basketball coach, was handed his first head coaching job, at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, on Oct. 5,...
  • Four students nominated to military academies

    Four La Cañada Flintridge students are among the nominees to the United States Air Force, Military, Naval and Merchant Marine Academies announced Feb. 2 by Congressman David Dreier. Nicklaus Koeppen, Alexandra Preiss, Matthew Faber and Stephen Oh —...