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  • Sports Roundup: Crescenta Valley girls' track runs past Burroughs, Muir

    GIRLS’ TRACK AND FIELD Crescenta Valley in Pacific League tri-meet: The Falcons picked up a pair of victories on Wednesday afternoon at Burroughs High as they defeated Burroughs, 93-43, and Muir, 126-9. Crescenta Valley (5-1 in league) won 12 of...
  • At Naval Academy, Clinton calls on leaders to balance technology, privacy

    At Naval Academy, Clinton calls on leaders to balance technology, privacy
    Former President Bill Clinton told Naval Academy midshipmen Tuesday that National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden was an "imperfect messenger," but posed important questions about security, technology and freedom in America. Clinton said Snowden'...
  • Daring night attack off Newport News Point

    Most of the sailors in the Union's North Atlantic Blockading Squadron were sound asleep when a small, nearly silent craft slipped through the darkness off Newport News Point early on April 9, 1864, and headed toward the USS Minnesota. Then a...
  • Jeremiah Denton dies at 89; POW who blinked 'torture' in Morse code

    Jeremiah Denton, the downed Navy pilot who was paraded before television cameras by the Viet Cong and confirmed U.S. suspicions of prisoner maltreatment during the Vietnam War by blinking out the word "torture" in Morse code, has died. He was 89....
  • A daring Confederate night attack on the Union fleet off Newport News Point

    A daring Confederate night attack on the Union fleet off Newport News Point
    Most of the sailors in the Union’s powerful North Atlantic Blockading Squadron were sound asleep when a small, nearly silent craft slipped through the early morning darkness of April 9, 1864 toward the flagship USS Minnesota off Newport News Point....
  • Datebook

    Sunday, April 6 MS Walk The National MS Society is hosting its Walk MS event in Annapolis at the Navy Marine Corps Stadium. Walk MS is a 5k event and participation is free, but participants are encourage to raise money for research into the cause, cure...
  • Sheriff's Office says alcohol a factor in Navy midshipman skateboarding death

    Sheriff's Office says alcohol a factor in Navy midshipman skateboarding death
    The Worcester County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday that alcohol was a factor in a recent skateboarding accident that resulted in the death of a 20-year-old Naval Academy midshipman, but officials said they did not know if the victim himself had been...
  • Navy football returns to practice field after mourning McKamey

    Navy football returns to practice field after mourning McKamey
    With heavy hearts and a new slogan to help remember their fallen teammate, the Navy football team returned to practice Tuesday in Annapolis. It came 10 days after freshman slotback Will McKamey collapsed from a brain injury on a nearby field and was...
  • Blame all the lawyers [Commentary]

    Blame all the lawyers [Commentary]
    Two high profile military sexual assault cases ended with big losses for the prosecution last month. At Fort Bragg in North Carolina, Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair pleaded guilty to reduced charges and received a light sentence of a written reprimand...
  • Midshipman dies after skateboarding accident

    Midshipman dies after skateboarding accident
    A U.S. Naval Academy midshipman died Saturday after slipping into a coma following a skateboarding injury, the third midshipman to expire due to injury in two months. Hans Loewen, 20, of Hampstead, N.C., was camping at Assateague State Park with other...
  • Nazareth seeks to bring boys lacrosse trophies East

    To find the top boys lacrosse teams in the Lehigh Valley Conference, one has had to, as Horace Greeley said, "Go west, young man." Emmaus won the first four LVC titles after the conference's lacrosse league was formed in 2009, and then was dethroned...