| Aug 21, 2014
| 3:00 AM
In the search for the next leader of the University System of Maryland, stakeholders are looking at a range of candidates, possibly a household name, a well-known CEO, a top government official — someone with star power.
Someone like Freeman A....
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Elizabeth C. Bellavance, an educator, social activist, and patron of the academic and arts communities who was also an outspoken advocate for the Eastern Shore's Hispanic community, died July 24 of cancer at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:37 PM
After guiding their teams to national championships, Maryland's Cathy Reese and Salisbury's Jim Nestor were named national coaches of the year Monday by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches' Association.
Reese led the No. 1 Terps to their second...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:42 PM
A Sykesville man was seriously injured after he jumped off the bow of a 22-foot rental boat and was then run over by the vessel on Isle of Wight Bay in Ocean City Monday, police said.
John Scott Hauf, 26, had lacerations to his left shoulder, neck and...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:51 PM
For proof of the expanding reach of lacrosse around the globe, look no further than the Federation of International Lacrosse World Championships, which begin Thursday night in the Denver suburbs.
A record 38 teams, representing nations from six...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 2:40 PM
As the fall semester began at Towson University last year, Erin Garnes settled into one of the dormitories and signed up for clubs and other school activities.
But one thing separated her from Towson students: All of her classes were taught by...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Sister Mary Mark Walsh, a retired teacher who was a member of the Sisters of Mercy for nearly 78 years, died of heart failure Saturday at the Villa, her order's Baltimore County retirement home. She was 97.
Born Ruth Anna Walsh in Baltimore County,...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 9:23 AM
Now that it's part of the Big Ten Conference, the University of Maryland will play Pennsylvania State University this upcoming football season on Nov. 1, giving fans their first real shot at a solid football rivalry in years.
For 61 years, the...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 1:48 PM
1. Matt Abbott is the U.S. team's most important player
One of the strongest reactions to the U.S. team’s 23-man roster was the lack of a third short-stick defensive midfielder, and that criticism was exacerbated by injuries to Dan Burns and...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:31 AM
Two of Maryland's teacher preparation programs were ranked among the best in the country in the second annual report released today by a national research advocacy group.
The National Council on Teacher Quality ranked McDaniel College 19th best in the...
| May 17, 2014
| 11:41 PM
Three Sea Gulls each scored three goals or more to help host Salisbury rout Augustana, 16-3, in the third round of the Division III tournament.
The Vikings (19-1) did not score over the first 36 minutes as the Sea Gulls (20-1) took a 14-0 lead....