April 28, 1991
Name: Joan WeyersHonored by the Carroll County Sun for: Winning the Maryland State Squash Racquet Championship in the women's doublesdivision recently at the Racquet Club of Roland Park in BaltimoreResidence; hometown: Lutherville, Baltimore County; MilwaukeeOccupation: Physical education teacher and women's tennis coach at Western Maryland College in WestminsterEducation: Master's degrees from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and North Carolina-Greensboro; bachelor's...
July 30, 2012
Viewing Tips Sunday, Sunday, Sunday means tennis, tennis, tennis. The action starts at 7 a.m. with the mixed-doubles final on NBC Sports Network and the bronze medal men's singles match on MSNBC. The men's singles gold medal match comes two hours later, at 9 a.m. on WBAL-TV. Finally, the women's doubles final will be shown at 12:15 p.m. on NBC Sports Network. Midday, catch the U.S. women's basketball team, including Baltimore native Angel McCoughtry, in action versus China, 11:30 a.m. on WBAL-TV.
March 12, 2004
Most Baltimore City spring sports will continue to start at 3:45 or 4 p.m. thanks to a commitment by the city's bus contractors to handle the demand for transporting athletes to games. Vanessa C. Pyatt, a spokeswoman for the city schools, said bus contractors, in a meeting last week with city schools officials, committed 20 buses per day, which should "comfortably" handle athletics trips. During the winter season, the city often did not have enough buses to transport all of the city's athletes to their games, and 64 regular-season basketball games had to be postponed.
August 10, 1993
Christian student-athletes sought for new fellowshipThe Pipe Creek Ministerium has decided to help start a Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) program for Carroll County student-athletes.A meeting for students in ninth through 12th grades interested in such a program will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Linwood Church of the Brethren, 575 McKinstry's Mill Road.The evening will begin with games such as volleyball, badminton, softball and boccie ball. In the event of bad weather, other games will be played indoors.
July 20, 1991
After yesterday's opening ceremonies, the Maryland State Games begin today. More than 1,500 athletes are expected to compete. The schedule:Today7 a.m. -- Ice hockey, Piney Orchard Ice Arena; 8 a.m. -- Gymnastics, Fairland Athletic Complex; shooting, CCC. 8:30 a.m. -- Men's basketball, Towson Center; women's basketball, UMBC Fieldhouse; judo, Catonsville High gym. 9 a.m. -- Archery, UMBC driving range; badminton, Towson State Burdick Hall; bowling (tenpin and...
November 1, 2009
Megan Stine scored twice to power the Annapolis Area Christian School girls soccer team past St. Timothy's, 3-1, in the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland C Conference Championship on Saturday at Archbishop Spalding. The Eagles (15-2-1) notched their fourth straight C Conference title. Mary Rodes gave the Brownies a 1-0 lead 3 1/2 minutes into the game. Stine scored on a follow with 10 minutes left to tie the score at 1, then added the go-ahead score in the second half before Eleanor Grammas added an insurance goal.
August 23, 1991
The registration deadline for the 1991 Maryland Senior Olympics is tomorrow. The Games will be held Oct. 10-12 at Towson State University.Athletes ages 55 and older will compete in events that include aquatics, archery, badminton, basketball, billiards, bowling, cycling, golf, horseshoes, racquetball, softball, table tennis, tennis and track and field.For a registration booklet, call the Maryland Office on Aging at 225-1094, or 1-800-AGE-DIAL outside the Baltimore area. The Games are sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maryland, and last year nearly 1,400 athletes competed.
August 5, 1992
DREAM TEAM UPDATE -- USA edges Puerto Rico 345-19 despite controversial last-minute tactic of opposing coach, who called out to referees "next basket wins, OK?"Future Hoodlums of America (FHA) inductee Charles Barkley involved in shoving match with P.R. forward Luiz Gomez, accusing Gomez, an asthmatic, of "breathing funny."LOOK ALIKES -- Lena Horne-Carl Lewis, Larry Bird-Frank Perdue, Mary Lou Retton-Ernie from "Sesame Street."BAD LUCK -- USA's Scott Maslett disqualified from table tennis finals after ball hit lit Marlboro he had left on edge of table between points.
July 24, 2012
Twenty-nine athletes who have received a donated organ or have donated one will represent Maryland in the 2012 Transplant Games of America , an annual awareness raising event. The games aim to highlight the importance of organ and tissue donation, while also celebrating the lives or donors and recipients, according to event organizers. This year, the multi-sport competition will be held in Grand Rapids, Mich., July 28-31. The local competitors, in their 30s, 40, 50s and 60s, will compete on behalf of Donate Life Maryland , the nonprofit group that maintains the state's donor registry through a partnership with the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration and the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
May 31, 2002
William F. Miley, a retired real estate broker and appraiser, died of leukemia May 24 at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. He was 85 and lived in Monkton. He established his own real estate brokerage and appraisal firm, initially located in his Northwood home and later in Glen Arm. He often worked for the city and state governments, and testified at property condemnation trials. He was a member of the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers. Born in Philadelphia and raised in Baltimore, he was a 1935 graduate of Polytechnic Institute.