March 21, 1994
Advice to community college students who want to transfer to four-year institutions: Look early and look often."The sooner students make a decision, the better," said Kristine DeWitt, Carroll Community College's director of career/life planning and transfer, during the school's transfer advisement day last week.More than 30 colleges, primarily in Maryland and southern Pennsylvania, participated in the biannual event Tuesday to help students and community members make informed decisions about higher education.
July 7, 1995
BaseballThe Baseball Network -- Announced the resignation of Dave Alworth, vice president of broadcasting and production.Arizona Diamondbacks -- Named Don Mitchell director of scouting.Orioles -- Called up P Rick Krivda from Triple-A Rochester.Boston Red Sox -- Placed P Vaughn Eshelman on the 15-day DL. Recalled P Brian Bark from Triple-A Pawtucket.Chicago Cubs -- Released 3B Steve Buechele.Florida Marlins -- Extended their player development contract with Double-A Portland through the 1998 season.
June 14, 1991
Players chosen by the Orioles in the amateur draft last week (players in bold have signed contracts):Derek Adams, ss, Louisburg College; Brett Ames, lhp, Tucson HS, Tucson, Ariz.; James Audley, of, Wichita State; Orrett Bennett, of, Evanston HS, Evanston, Ill.; Hector Castenada, c, Laredo JC; Chris Chatterton, rhp, High Point College; Thomas Clarkson, 2b, Boles HS, Ponte Verde Beach, Fla.; Glenn ... Coleman, rf, College of the Desert; Jamie Conner, ss, Hedgesville HS, Martinsburg, W.Va.; Scott Conner, rhp, Ne Mexico JC;Ryan Creek, of, Jefferson HS, Martinsburg, W.Va.
January 6, 2001
Baseball Angels: Designated 2B Justin Baughman for assigment. Athletics: Agreed to terms with P Mark Guthrie on a two-year contract. Blue Jays: Assigned P Matt DeWitt outright to Triple-A Syracuse. Cardinals: Agreed to minor-league contracts with OF Bernard Gilkey, OF-IB John Mabry and 3B Shane Andrews. Diamondbacks: Agreed to terms with OF Reggie Sanders on a one-year contract. Mets: Agreed to terms with P Steve Ontiveros, IF Jorge Velandia, C Joe DePastino, C Jason Phillips, 2B Ty Wigginton and P Vaughn Eshelman on minor-league contracts.
April 24, 1997
BaseballBrewers: Recalled INF Tim Unroe from Triple-A Tucson; acquired ex-Oriole INF Jeff Huson from Rockies.Reds: Optioned SS Pokey Reese to Triple-A Indianapolis.Red Sox: Placed RHP Tim Wakefield on 15-day disabled list; recalled LHP Vaughn Eshelman from Triple-A Pawtucket.BasketballUSA Basketball: Named Vanderbilt coach Jim Foster coach of the women's World University Games team and N.C. Charlotte coach Ed Baldwin and Kansas State coach Deb Patterson assistant coaches.FootballChargers: Signed RB Sterling Boyd and LB Joe DiBernado.
July 25, 1995
BaseballBoston Red Sox -- Traded OF Mark Whiten to the Philadelphia Phillies for IF Dave Hollins. Activated P Vaughn Eshelman from the 15-day DL.California Angels -- Signed 2B Jose Lind to a minor-league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Vancouver.Cincinnati Reds -- Activated IF Brian Hunter from the DL. Placed C Damon Berryhill on the 15-day DL.Kansas City Royals -- Acquired former Orioles P Gregg Olson from the Cleveland Indians and assigned him to Triple-A Omaha.Minnesota Twins -- Signed OF Van Snider from the Mexican League and assigned him to Triple-A Salt Lake City.
May 13, 2001
Susan Harkins and her son, Quinn Hargitai, were on their way to an Orioles game May 5 - with three bags full of children's books in their back seat. Their last stop before going to the game: the parking lot at Polytechnic Institute-Western High School on Cold Spring Lane, where they joined hundreds of people dropping off books at the annual Baltimore Reads "Books For Kids Day" children's book drive. "We had lots of books between kindergarten and third grade," said Hargitai, 11. His mother said that although they have donated used children's books to the Salvation Army, the annual collection drive "is a much more direct way to get the books to kids."
August 21, 1994
He logs 5,000 miles a month in his van, lugging around bags of baseball equipment, destined for the next minor-league ballpark in the next small town. Stays for five days. Catches the pitching rotation one time around. Heads for the next minor-league ballpark in the next small town.The long rides have been a lot shorter this season than in years past for Orioles roving pitching instructor Tom Brown, a resident of Sarasota, Fla. Or at least they have seemed shorter."Everyone talks about our depth at Double-A, which is justified, but we're loaded at every one of the lower levels, too," Brown said.
June 15, 1998
A number of Carroll County youths participated in the 1998 Special Olympics Summer Games held June 5-7 at the University of Maryland, College Park.Local athletes and their awards were:Stephanie Carpegna: standing long jump, first place; 400-meter dash and softball throw, second place.Ralph Gemmill: working trails, first place; English equitation and team relays, second place.Danny Klein: softball throw, first place; running long jump, second place.Shawn Reiter: running long jump, first place.