Friday, March 29, 2013
Fans can warm up for Opening Day at Oriole Park at Camden Yards starting Saturday.
Spring training is wrapping up. Now fans will get a chance to get warmed up for the Orioles home opener. The Orioles will host a five-stop caravan of sorts in the week leading up to the April 5 home opener at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Read more about the "Operation Orange" here. The tour kicks off Saturday in Anne Arundel County. Here are the stops: The Orioles open the 2013 season Tuesday afternoon at Tampa Bay. After three games with the Rays, the Orioles return home Friday for a three-game homestand with Minnesota. Opening Day in Baltimore is set for 3:05 p.m. on Friday. The team is also holding a contest to give away seats to the home opener. For the full schedule, click here. TELL US: Are you going to Opening Day? Tell us what …
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Bill Hyson has been the head wrestling coach at Francis Scott Key High School for 34 years.
Bill Hyson, wrestling coach and physical education teacher at Francis Scott Key High School, has been inducted into the Maryland State Wrestling Hall of Fame, according to a Carroll County Board of Education news release. Hyson is a 1973 graduate of Francis Scott Key High School where he was a three sport athlete, participating on the football, baseball, and wrestling teams. He then attended Frostburg State College where he lettered in football and wrestling. Hyson has been the head wrestling coach at his high school alma mater for the past 34 years, establishing the program’s reputation within the state’s wrestling community. Throughout his tenure, Hyson’s teams at Francis Scott Key High School have posted winning records in 30 seasons, …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Fans can check out seats for season ticket plans at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
Much like a car dealer offers a test drive before selling a vehicle, the Orioles are allowing fans a chance to preview their seats for the 2013 season. The Orioles will host Tag Day from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 23, to enable fans a chance to test out their potential seats before purchasing a season ticket plan. Seats available for 81-, 29- or 13-game plans will be marked. Fans who purchase a plan during the event will be able to take home the printed tickets, the Orioles said in a news release. The story of the Orioles' 2012 season, dubbed "The BUCKle Up Birds, An Underdog Story," will be broadcast on the video screen at the ballpark at both 9:15 and 10:30 a.m. Single-game tickets will also be available at the Orioles box office…
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Make a plan to get in shape this spring, sign up for one of these local 5K races or other exercise challenges.
Spring weather is showing up in Carroll County which inspires many to get out and stretch those muscles. Start the spring off with a 5K, triathlon or other exercise challenge. Here is a sampling of upcoming events. Know of more? Add them in the comments below. St. Patrick's Day Duathlon, Hampstead When/Where: Saturday, March 16, 7:30 a.m. start time at North Carroll High School. Details: The duathlon includes a 3.1 mile run, 18 mile bike, 2.5 mile run. Duathlon is $75 until March 15. Duathlon relay is $100 until March 15. The 5k is $40 until March 15. Can register on March 15 for all events during packet pick-up at The YMCA of Carroll County, 4 - 8 p.m. if spots are still available. There is also packet pick-up on race day, March 16, …
Friday, March 8, 2013
An open tryout will be held Saturday at Camden Yards.
You may not be the next Manny Machado, but you may have a shot at being the next Baltimore Orioles ballboy or ballgirl. With less than a month to go until the home opener against the Minnesota Twins on Apr. 5, the team will hold an open tryout starting at noon Saturday at Camden Yards. The Orioles are looking for athletic men and women 18 or older for the 2013 season. Participants are asked to dress casually and bring their own baseball gloves, according to a news release. The team asks that ballboys and ballgirls be "personable, customer-service oriented and available to work the entire 2013 season," in addition to being able to field ground balls. Judges at the tryout will include Orioles officials, MASN broadcaster Jim Hunter, former …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The Green Terror's new soccer coach played for Carlisle United FC in the English Professional Soccer League.
Wednesday, February 20
Stephen Corrieri has been named McDaniel College's head men's soccer coach. "As we conducted this search, Stephen stood out to us as someone with an excellent soccer background," McDaniel Director of Athletics Paul Moyer said. "He has been a part of programs that have had a great deal of success and we are confident he can do the same thing with our team." Corrieri has spent the last six seasons as an assistant coach at York (Pa.). During his tenure on staff, the Spartans have been consistently ranked among the top teams in Division III. In his first year on the sidelines, the squad advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament. York won the Capital Athletic Conference in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 and advanced to the NCAA tournament…
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Playoff games will begin the week of Feb. 26.
Long Reach High School in Howard County was bustling with anxious basketball coaches and spectators on Sunday as the Maryland Public Secondary School Athletic Association (MPSSAA) playoff schedules were made. Westminster High School, with a regular season record of 20-3, landed the No. 1 seed in the Class 4A North bracket. It will have a first-round bye and face the winner of the Mergenthaler-Springbrook game in the quarterfinals slated for Feb. 28 at Westminster High School. Winters Mill High School, 13-10 this season, will be heading to Wheaton High School for the first round of the Class 2A West playoffs on Feb. 26. The winner of that match will take on No. 2 seed Poolesville in the quarterfinals. The Region Semifinals will follow on …
Saturday, February 16, 2013
By JULIA MALDONADO, Capital News Service
Delegates Dana Stein and Jon Cardin, Democrats from Baltimore County, withdrew a bill Friday that would have required youth girls lacrosse players to wear headgear after getting strong resistance from leaders of Maryland’s lacrosse community. Despite the failure to pass the bill, Stein and Cardin said in a press release that the legislation “accomplished an important goal of pushing the conversation to include vital safety concerns and is a win-win for parents and youth athletes.” The bill was prompted, they said, by parents who were fearful of concussions in girls lacrosse. However, several club coaches said the use of headgear had the potential to be detrimental to a sport that one coach described as being a game of “elegance, grace, and…
Friday, February 8, 2013
Did you win any Super Bowl Bets when the Baltimore Ravens ran away with the win?
Friday, February 8
Maryland U.S. Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin cash in on their Super Bowl bet with California Senators Boxer and Feinstein. Broadcast quality video.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
By KELYN SOONG
Capital News Service
The Washington Redskins team name was lambasted as “racist” and “demeaning” during a daylong symposium Thursday at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. The symposium, entitled “Racist Stereotypes and Cultural Appropriation in American Sports,” featured Native American activists, museum administrators and local journalists who discussed the impact of team names like the Redskins on Native Americans. “There is a very insidious quality...of viewing Native Americans as savages, as playthings,” said N. Bruce Duthu, a professor of Native American Studies at Dartmouth University. The panel, which included several Native Americans, shared their personal experiences with racism and criticized Washington Redskins owner Dan …