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  • Notebook: Denison hires pair of former Baltimore-area players as assistants

    Notebook: Denison hires pair of former Baltimore-area players as assistants
    Denison has announced the hiring of former Loyola University and Loyola High player Keith Euker and former Maryland assistant and player Fran Gormley as assistant coaches. "We are really fortunate to hire two top-notch people and coaches in Keith Euker...
  • Wednesday's college and local multi-sport roundup: Norfolk State adds two transfers in men's basketball

    Colleges: Men’s basketball: Norfolk State added a pair of transfers from Division I programs. Anell Alexis, a 6-foot-6, 185-pound wing, averaged 4.6 points and 3.0 rebounds in 72 games over three seasons for Marist. He will be eligible to...
  • Michael Phelps headlines first Towson High Athletics Hall of Fame class

    Michael Phelps headlines first Towson High Athletics Hall of Fame class
    The inaugural class of the Towson High School Athletics Hall of Fame, featuring Michael Phelps (2003), Randy Dase (1972), Sue Beeler (1958), Billy Jones (1964), Jaimee Reynolds (1998) and Jack Thomas (1970), will be honored April 19 at halftime of the...
  • 'Northwest Ride Of Dreams' - Win a 2012 custom Harley Sportster

    'Northwest Ride Of Dreams' - Win a 2012 custom Harley Sportster
    Each year, law enforcement throughout the country raises money to send Special Olympic athletes to the World Games. This year, Washington's Most Wanted is proud to once again team-up with officers from across our state for the annual "Northwest Ride of...
  • Michelle and Yao: Get the picture?

    Michelle and Yao: Get the picture?
    There may be more than a two-foot difference in height between the Houston Rockets' Yao Ming and figure skater Michelle Kwan, but both have similar iconic stature in their country and sport. And that is why they were together at a gala dinner Friday...
  • McClenahan brings home Special Olympics

    McClenahan brings home Special Olympics
    Wednesday afternoon's Special Olympics press conference happened exactly the way Glendale resident Patrick McClenahan envisioned. McClenahan, chairman of the Los Angeles Bid Committee, was joined by dignitaries, athletes, politicians and celebrities at a...
  • Garrison Forest's Traci Davis among 7 National Lacrosse Hall of Fame inductees

    Garrison Forest's Traci Davis among 7 National Lacrosse Hall of Fame inductees
    The National Lacrosse Hall of Fame will induct seven new members, including a local high schoolcoach, Saturday at the Grand Lodge in Hunt Valley. Traci Davis, who currently works at Garrison Forest as an athletic director and field hockey coach, joins...
  • Mike Massey goes from hustling pool to the Hall of Fame

    Mike Massey goes from hustling pool to the Hall of Fame
    He has been in five movies, 40 countries and thousands of pool rooms. He met his wife, Francine, giving her a lesson in the game. Mike Massey grew up in a little town near Knoxville, Tenn. "on the other side of the tracks" and wound up in his sport's Hall...
  • Boys' Latin grad Steinhardt named GM of Uganda Lacrosse

    Boys' Latin grad Steinhardt named GM of Uganda Lacrosse
    The Uganda Lacrosse Union has named Tyler Steinhardt (Boys' Latin) general manager for the Uganda men’s national team. In the role, Steinhardt will be responsible for selecting, operating and bringing a team to the 2014 World Games in Denver.  A...
  • Howard County's Worley twins are Special Olympics standouts

    There was a time when John Worley could keep up with his boys. They'd run together and as Worley slowed with age, his twin boys, Mark and Bruce, kept on running, accelerating out of the back of the pack, striding on to Special Olympics Maryland medals and...
  • Road to Gold in Finland: Getting ready for the first game against Australia

    Road to Gold in Finland: Getting ready for the first game against Australia
    Calvert Hall lacrosse standout Stephen Kelly is in Turku, Finland this month as a member of the U.S. under-19 men’s national team, which is competing in the Federation of International Lacrosse U-19 men’s world championships. The U.S. has...