| Jun 28, 2011
| 6:51 PM
In the hours, then days, after her teenage sister went missing during a Christmas visit, Deena Barnes remembers the gripping panic that took over — staying up for two days straight, on the edge of the couch, waiting to catch a glimpse of 16-year-old...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 8:26 AM
An overiew look at the key newcomers and the top returning girls and boys in Harford County track and field this spring.
Head coaches: John Mobley and Kyree Edwards. Assistant coaches: James Blackwell III, Kyle Brown, Larry Lee, Charles...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 7:34 PM
The Newport-Mesa Tar Heels boys' fifth-grade team won the 2012 All-Net national championship last weekend in Brea capping off a stellar season for the team.
The Tar Heels went 26-1 and won the All-Net league championship, All-Net Super Sectionals...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:32 AM
It's been five years since I arrived on the Maryland beat, beginning by filling in on some 2007 games. That's long enough for a retrospective -- a bloggy montage -- of memorable Maryland moments during the period. Feel free to add some of your own....
| Jan 17, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Confession: I didn’t think Kendall Marshall would be THIS good at North Carolina. Watching him play summer ball with Boo Williams’ Hampton Roads team, he just seemed too one-dimensional, an exceptional passer who could not score.
| Jan 17, 2012
| 1:44 PM
The CIA employs scores of MENSA members to decipher coded messages from friends and foes alike. Wonder if we could borrow one to interpret ACC basketball.
If you like chaos, you've come to the right place.
Florida State is 0-2 against the Ivy League....
| Jan 19, 2012
| 8:29 PM
Virginia Tech had its largest lead, and Cassell Coliseum rocked. Erick Green had just made a 3-pointer, the Hokies’ ninth of this Thursday evening, and Tech led eighth-ranked North Carolina by eight points early in the second half.
Then the Tar...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 10:09 PM
Virginia Tech has lost four consecutive basketball games for the first time in six years. The Hokies absorbed their worst defeat of the season Thursday and were overwhelmed in the second half by eighth-ranked North Carolina.
But junior point guard...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 2:34 PM
Maybe Harrison Barnes’ NBA skills or Deividas Dulkys’ long-range jumpers will crack Virginia’s defense. Or perhaps the Cavaliers will encounter Kentucky, Missouri or the Oklahoma City Thunder in postseason.
But midway through this...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 6:18 PM
This is what a young Maryland team had thirsted for all season: a chance to prove it had arrived against a highly ranked conference rival in front of a jacked-up Comcast Center crowd as eager as the players for a signature win.
Feeding off adrenaline...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 8:03 PM
Norfolk State set a school Division I record for wins with 17 after beating Maryland-Eastern Shore 72-60. The Spartans' previous best was 16 wins in the 2007-08 season. Chris McEachin had 20 points and Kyle O'Quinn added 18 to lead the Spartans (17-8, 9-2...