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.
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 10, 1999
Carroll County athletes who participated in the Maryland Special Olympics Summer Games last weekend at the University of Maryland, College Park, received these awards.Carrie Billings: English equitation, eighth place; team relays, second place; working trails, fourth place.Ray Clark: 50-meter dash and 100-meter dash, second place.Kristen Davis: 4x25-meter free relay, third place; 50-meter backstroke, second place; 50-meter breaststroke, participation ribbon; 50-meter freestyle, sixth place.
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.
July 15, 1997
BaseballAngels: Signed P Dwayne Dobson, P Ronald Ricks, P Brian Tokarse, OF Jeb Dougherty and OF Gilberto Pichardo, all selections in June amateur draft.Astros: Activated P Shane Reynolds from 15-day DL. Optioned P John Hudek to Triple-A New Orleans.Cubs: Named Jeff Pentland hitting coach.Indians: Called up former Orioles P Terry Clark from Triple-A Buffalo. Placed P Paul Shuey on 15-day DL. Designated IF Casey Candaele for assignment. Recalled IF Damian Jackson from Buffalo.Red Sox: Optioned former Orioles P Vaughn Eshelman to Triple-A Pawtucket.
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.
September 12, 2014
Douglas W. Henley, former executive director of the War Memorial and a Carroll County restaurateur, died Wednesday at his Mount Airy home of pancreatic cancer. He was 67. Douglas Wade Henley was born in Baltimore and raised in Mount Airy. After graduating in 1965 from Mount Airy High School, he enlisted in the Navy, where he served as a machinist's mate third class until being discharged in 1969. From 1998 until retiring in 2012, Mr. Henley was the executive director of Baltimore's War Memorial.