| May 14, 2013
| 7:50 PM
As the five young writers sat with bated breath, Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post book critic Michael Dirda told them that a life of wordsmithing would bring them pain.
One of them would soon win the nation's most lucrative literary award, the...
| May 15, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Congratulations to Tim Marcin, winner of Washington College's Sophie Kerr Prize, worth $61,192 this year.
The 22-year-old from Wilmington, Del., who is headed to Northwestern University, plans to pursue a sports writing career. That's a worthy goal --...
| May 25, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Mud pits, electric wires, climbing walls and a long-distance run — for most participants, outdoor obstacle races offer a chance to overcome physical challenges and bond with friends, often in a rowdy atmosphere.
But even as these adrenaline-fueled...
| May 26, 2013
| 5:59 PM
In the span of about 20 minutes, the Stevenson men’s lacrosse team went from easy winner to chagrined loser to eventual victor.
The No. 4 Mustangs gave up a three-goal halftime advantage, trailed by three after the third quarter, and opened the...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Henry E. "Pete" Riecks, a retired Harford County public schools educator and photographer who was an ardent fan of the old Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad, died Sept. 22 of Alzheimer's disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Forest Hill...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Pairings for the state field hockey section quarterfinals have been set, the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association announced Thursday.
Games for Class 1A, 2A, 3A and 4A begin Tuesday. The state finals are scheduled for Nov. 9 at...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 6:57 AM
The plight of the organized resistance to the regime in Iran, particularly the violent persecution of the group known as the Mujahedeen e-Khalq (MEK/PMOI), has been one of the great, untold stories in international politics. It is a story of deadly...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Abigail Schwartz of Perry Hall graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in business management and economics with a minor in psychology at Washington College’s commencement ceremony on May 19.
While at Washington College,...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 2:16 PM
The 19-year-old felt sick to her stomach when she stepped into the Baltimore prison once nicknamed "Supermax" for her first day of work as a corrections officer. The place was dark and dingy, and she had never been around so many men before.
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Baltimore-based sporting goods maker STX announced today it has renewed and expanded its agreement with Adrenaline and the LXM Pro Tour as a premium sponsor.
As a part of the new multi-year sponsorship, STX will provide custom lacrosse equipment,...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Anne N. "Nancy" Primrose, a founder of the Gibson Island Country School who later retired from Bryn Mawr School, died Oct. 14 of heart failure at Heron Point retirement community in Chestertown. She was 87.
The daughter of Judge Emory H. Niles, who...