March 31, 2013
Army Pvt. David Pack graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. The 2012 graduate of Winters Mill High School is the son of James Pack, of Finksburg, and Mary Zufall, of Reisterstown. He is the grandson of Ethal Zufall, of Hampstead. Text NEWS to 70701 to get Baltimore Sun local news text alerts
March 25, 2013
With Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. likely poised to announce year-end and fourth-quarter results this week, investors and analysts wonder just how bad it will be. So far this year, stock in the Hampstead-based men's apparel chain has sat out the stock market rally, falling 6 percent even as the Nasdaq Composite Index rose 7 percent. The concern stems from the retailer's January warning that its profit for the fiscal year ended Feb. 2 will be off 20 percent. The problems prompted Zacks Investment Research to dub Jos. A. Bank its "bear of the day" in a report issued last week.
January 31, 2013
College lacrosse Glenelg midfielder Lutts signs with Monmouth Kendall Lutts (Glenelg) has signed a national letter of intent to play for Monmouth starting in the 2014 season. Lutts has helped lead the Gladiators to a 24-5 record over the past two seasons. The midfielder, who plays club lacrosse with the Rebels, was an All-County honorable mention selection in 2012. Lutts also plays field hockey for the perennial state champion Gladiators. "Kendall has wonderful stick skills and reads the game well," coach Denise Wescott said.
January 25, 2013
In 13 years as the varsity softball coach at North Carroll High School, Lloyd Ford has guided the Panthers to a 202-80 record and three appearances in the state finals. It seemed only a matter of time before he would earn a major coaching award. It came earlier this month when Ford was named the 2012 Maryland State Softball Coach of the Year by the National Federation of High School Coaches Association. The NHFS Coaches Awards Program honors active coaches in the top 10 boys and girls sports, based on the number of participants.
January 25, 2013
For this youth football team, "Play like a Raven" isn't just an idle slogan. They are the Ravens - the Hampstead Ravens, that is. "Everyone wants to be us," player Larry Smith, 12, says of his opponents. For one thing, the Hampstead Ravens are winners: The team of 10- to 12-year-olds snagged the Maryland Youth Football championship for the second season in a row. And for another, since 1996 they have shared the name and logo of the Baltimore Ravens, who are on their way to Super Bowl XLVII.
September 25, 2012
The Carroll County Sheriff's Office said thieves struck the Northbrook neighborhood of Hampstead early on Sunday, Sept. 23, taking more than $1,300 worth of electronics, change, jewelry and other valuables from unlocked vehicles. According to the report from the Sheriff's Office, more than 50 unlocked cars parked in driveways along Broadmoor and Glenside Court, Woldholme, Allview and Schaefer drives were struck. Other damage included a slashed car tire and convertible jeep top. In addition, several vehicles were pushed from their driveway, including one that traveled across the street and struck a tree.