| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Terence T. Finn, a retired NASA executive who boosted the Space Shuttle program and whose passion for military history fueled four books on the subject, died June 27 of a blood platelet disorder. The Eastern Shore resident was 71.
Dr. Finn, a New York...
| Jul 18, 2014
Harry C. Rhodes, former Queen Anne's County schools superintendent who oversaw the peaceful integration of that county's schools and who played a pivotal role in the community college movement in the state, died Monday of heart failure at the University...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 11:00 AM
All across the country, Americans will wrap up their Fourth of July celebrations by watching the sky light up with fireworks. If you’re going to be one of them, you have chemistry to thank.
Fireworks displays have become increasingly sophisticated...
| Sep 9, 2014
There were few surprises for local colleges and universities in the oft-quoted U.S. News and World Report annual rankings released Tuesday.
The Johns Hopkins University maintained its 12th-place position for national universities, falling between...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 3:26 PM
William and Mary's 2014-15 men's basketball schedule includes games at national powers Florida and North Carolina, as well as a daunting stretch to open conference play.
The Tribe's schedule also includes road games at rivals Richmond and Old Dominion,...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Maryland men’s lacrosse head coach John Tillman confirmed Friday that Navy offensive coordinator J.L. Reppert has agreed to take the same position with the Terps.
“I’m excited to have a guy like J.L. come to our program,” Tillman...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Boys’ Latin lacrosse coach Bob Shriver has been named the National Interscholastic Lacrosse Coaches Association (NILCA) High School Coach of the Year.
Shriver, who guided the Lakers to a 19-1 season in the spring, was recognized at the...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 1:59 PM
W. Robert "Bob" Fallaw Jr., a retired Washington College history professor, died of multiple myeloma complications Dec. 13 at the Hospice Center of Queen Anne's in Centreville. He was 78.
Born in Durham, N.C., he was the son of Walter Robert Fallaw Sr.,...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 9:42 PM
Senior Alyssa Thomas scored a season-high 28 points and grabbed her 1,000th rebound as No. 8 Maryland routed the visiting College of Charleston, 103-51, on Sunday in the Terrapin Classic championship game in College Park.
With 10 rebounds, Thomas became...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 9:51 PM
Rodney Elliott (John Carroll) scored 21 points while Bryan Harris added 14 as host UMBC (4-9) ended a four-game losing streak with a 63-48 nonconference victory over short-handed Navy on Monday night.
Before the game, Navy announced that it had...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 10:49 PM
The UMBC women's basketball team broke an 11-game losing streak and opened America East Conference play with a 47-32 victory over visiting Binghamton (3-11, 0-1) on Saturday.
The Retrievers' only other win was the first game of the season, a 59-50...