| Jun 30, 2013
If Union Gen. George Gordon Meade had had his way, the battle that changed the course of the Civil War would have taken place on Maryland soil.
A fight in a Pennsylvania crossroads town called Gettysburg wasn't in his plans for July 1, 1863. Nor was the...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 9:13 PM
The Johns Hopkins University edged closer to the top 10 of national universities on the U.S. News and World Report annual rankings, which were released Tuesday.
U.S. News moved Hopkins up one spot to No. 12, just behind Dartmouth College and tied with...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Erin Miranda Snyder, of Laurel, graduated with a Master of Science in packaging science from Clemson University, in Clemson, S.C.
The following students from Laurel were named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Washington College, in...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:57 PM
The Colorado Mammoth of the National Lacrosse League announced today that it has acquired forward Drew Westervelt (UMBC, John Carroll) from the Philadelphia Wings.
Westervelt, 28, is a dominant right-handed goal-scorer who has scored 30-plus goals in...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 11:29 AM
WASHINGTON COLLEGE: Washington College in Chestertown has announced its dean's list for the spring 2013 semester. Dean's List students are recognized for their academic excellence and have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester....
| 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...