| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:14 PM
Arriving at Virginia Tech in his career prime and with Bowl Subdivision athletic director experience, Whit Babcock fits the profile of most recent AD hires in the ACC. But he differs from his Hokies predecessors in two significant ways.
First, at 43...
| Jan 30, 2014
BLACKSBURG — Whit Babcock is a college coach's son. He played college baseball and has worked in college sports administration for most of his adult life.
"Indirectly or directly, I've been preparing to sit up here for 43 years," Babcock said...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:30 AM
(Originally published December 26, 1943)
For an hour yesterday, over a radio network that extended through Maryland and into Pennsylvania and Virginia, a special Sunpapers’ Christmas broadcast brought to their folk and friends back home the voices...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:30 AM
On Dec. 25, 1943, the Baltimore Sunpapers produced a Christmas radio show featuring soldiers from the 29th Infantry Division and 8th Air Force from bases in England. The hour-long program, which aired on WFRB Radio in Baltimore and on nine other...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:11 AM
The Civil War experience has been preserved over the past 150 years through a variety of media: books, newspaper accounts, films, drawings, paintings, diaries ... and fabrics.
Columbia resident Mavis Slawson has made the latter her specialty as a...
| May 27, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Towson's improbable baseball season will continue in the North Carolina regional of the NCAA tournament. The Tigers (29-28) will face Florida Atlantic (39-20), winner of the Sun Belt Conference championship, on Friday at 1 p.m. in Chapel Hill.
| Sep 8, 2013
| 6:52 AM
The Civil War experience has been preserved over the past 150 years through a variety of media: books, newspaper accounts, films, drawings, paintings, diaries, artifacts and ... quilts.
The quilting form will be discussed and displayed Sunday at the...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Wayne L. Sherman, a Baltimore City employee and a Morrell Park activist, suffered an apparent heart attack July 11 after being stricken on a street in downtown Baltimore. He died at Mercy Medical Center.
He was 52 and lived on Washington Boulevard....
| Jun 18, 2013
| 7:44 AM
The men of the 153rd Pennsylvania Infantry marched through the town of Gettysburg around noon on July 1, 1863, to the music of military bands and the cheers of the townspeople.
They headed north to the Alms House, a small stone building less than a mile...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:46 AM
Among the most evocative artifacts I've seen while preparing an upcoming series of stories on Hampton Roads and the War of 1812 is a rifle left behind by an American sharpshooter fleeing the field of a hopeless battle.
Not only does this rare marked...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 5:55 PM
HARRISONBURG --Smithfield's Marquis Childress and New Kent's boys' 3,200-meter relay team won state championships in the Group AA state track meet.
Childress jumped 21 feet, 10 1/4 inches to nip Brunswick's Dominique Hardy by a quarter of an inch on...