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March 5, 2000
The Tourism Council of Carroll County and the Harlem Wizards are partners again for a benefit basketball game at 7 p.m. Saturday at Western Maryland College. This is the third year the council has been host to a benefit starring the Wizards. The game pits the Wizards, including former NBA and college players, against a team of local personalities. Coming back as on-court jester again this year is crowd favorite James "Speedy" Williams, who keeps the game moving and the opponents on their toes with his chatter and slapstick.
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February 24, 2002
The Tourism Council of Carroll County is bringing the renowned Harlem Wizards and their full-court basketball fireworks to Westminster again to take on the Carroll County Shooting Stars at 7 p.m. March 16 at Western Maryland College. The game is the Tourism Council's only fund-raiser, said Steve Kerkam, president. The Wizards, a team featuring former NBA and college stars, will take on a squad of local basketball enthusiasts, several from area recreational teams. Coming back as the Wizards' on-court jester is crowd favorite James "Speedy" Williams, who appeared in the movie Above the Rim. Williams keeps the game moving and the opponents on their toes with his never-ending chatter and slapstick.
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NEWS
February 24, 2002
The Tourism Council of Carroll County is bringing the renowned Harlem Wizards and their full-court basketball fireworks to Westminster again to take on the Carroll County Shooting Stars at 7 p.m. March 16 at Western Maryland College. The game is the Tourism Council's only fund-raiser, said Steve Kerkam, president. The Wizards, a team featuring former NBA and college stars, will take on a squad of local basketball enthusiasts, several from area recreational teams. Coming back as the Wizards' on-court jester is crowd favorite James "Speedy" Williams, who appeared in the movie Above the Rim. Williams keeps the game moving and the opponents on their toes with his never-ending chatter and slapstick.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Tom LoBianco | March 9, 2000
Harlem wizardry The Harlem Wizards, a cast of former NBA and college basketball stars, will play a team of Carroll County personalities on Saturday at Western Maryland College. The traveling basketball troupe is known for its on-court pranks and antics, similar to the Harlem Globetrotters' classic shtick. The audience will be pulled into the act during the game, and afterward players will sign autographs. The Wizards have been performing for the past 38 years to benefit organizations, schools and clubs.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Tom LoBianco | March 9, 2000
Harlem wizardry The Harlem Wizards, a cast of former NBA and college basketball stars, will play a team of Carroll County personalities on Saturday at Western Maryland College. The traveling basketball troupe is known for its on-court pranks and antics, similar to the Harlem Globetrotters' classic shtick. The audience will be pulled into the act during the game, and afterward players will sign autographs. The Wizards have been performing for the past 38 years to benefit organizations, schools and clubs.
NEWS
By Bonita Formwalt and Bonita Formwalt,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | September 23, 1998
PARENTS OF Glen Burnie High School students are invited to the annual Back-To-School Night at 7 p.m. tonight in the auditorium.Activities will begin with a welcome statement from Principal David Hill and the introduction of school administrators, counselors and PTSO officers. After an abbreviated version of their child's schedule, parents will meet teachers, who will provide overviews of the semester's course and answer general questions. Specific concerns about individual performance can be addressed by scheduling a conference.
NEWS
February 3, 2000
Dwion L. Brown Sr., 40, guard with Harlem Wizards Dwion L. Brown Sr., who played basketball with the Harlem Wizards, died Friday of cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 40. Mr. Brown, who was known as "Doc," was a resident of Seattle. He had played guard with the Harlem Wizards, a touring basketball team that plays in the style of the Harlem Globetrotters, since 1985. Earlier, he played with the U.S. All-Stars. Born in Southwest Baltimore, Mr. Brown began playing basketball at age 11 in city recreation leagues.
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By Bonita Formwalt and Bonita Formwalt,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | November 5, 1997
WHEN THE curtain rises at 7 p.m. tonight on Glen Burnie High School's production of "My Gun Is Pink," the audience may find its notion of the detective genre in need of a little updating.Spoofing the traditional roles in movies, books and television, the play uses a male-female reversal for all the cast members, said drama teacher and director Bill Smith.Women play the roles of lead detective Babe Archer, her partner Angel Stark and the cops. Even the bad guys are gals."The last two or three years we've done plays with strong male characters," said Smith.
EXPLORE
By Jim Joyner and Kevin Dayhoff | March 25, 2013
The early spring snow falling on Carroll County overnight from Sunday into Monday has brought with it an extra vacation day for many local students. Carroll County Public Schools has announced that all public schools in the county are closed Monday due to the inclement weather. CCPS on Monday afternoon announced that a basketball game with the Harlem Wizards, originally scheduled for tonight at Manchester Valley High School, has been postponed until Saturday, April 13, at 7 p.m.  In addition, McDaniel College in Westminster has also closed for the day. The National Weather Service has a winter weather advisory issued for Carroll County through 6 p.m., and is forecasting that parts of the county could receive 3 to 5 inches of snow before the precipitation turns to rain this evening.
NEWS
By Phil Greenfield and Phil Greenfield,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 23, 1999
First Night's but a week away, with offerings aesthetic,To contemplate its many joys inspires my muse poetic.So gather 'round, I'll tell you all of things to do and see,For ragtime, pirates, basketball, it's First Night A to Z!Abu is here, a flute-maker with instruments he fashions.So come to listen, look and feel your music-driven passions.Bannister's the guy who shares his patter, poems and stories.A multiethnic tapestry of human nature's glories.Celtic music moves us all with rhythm, flair and style.
NEWS
March 5, 2000
The Tourism Council of Carroll County and the Harlem Wizards are partners again for a benefit basketball game at 7 p.m. Saturday at Western Maryland College. This is the third year the council has been host to a benefit starring the Wizards. The game pits the Wizards, including former NBA and college players, against a team of local personalities. Coming back as on-court jester again this year is crowd favorite James "Speedy" Williams, who keeps the game moving and the opponents on their toes with his chatter and slapstick.
NEWS
February 3, 2000
Dwion L. Brown Sr., 40, guard with Harlem Wizards Dwion L. Brown Sr., who played basketball with the Harlem Wizards, died Friday of cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 40. Mr. Brown, who was known as "Doc," was a resident of Seattle. He had played guard with the Harlem Wizards, a touring basketball team that plays in the style of the Harlem Globetrotters, since 1985. Earlier, he played with the U.S. All-Stars. Born in Southwest Baltimore, Mr. Brown began playing basketball at age 11 in city recreation leagues.
NEWS
By Bonita Formwalt and Bonita Formwalt,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | September 23, 1998
PARENTS OF Glen Burnie High School students are invited to the annual Back-To-School Night at 7 p.m. tonight in the auditorium.Activities will begin with a welcome statement from Principal David Hill and the introduction of school administrators, counselors and PTSO officers. After an abbreviated version of their child's schedule, parents will meet teachers, who will provide overviews of the semester's course and answer general questions. Specific concerns about individual performance can be addressed by scheduling a conference.
NEWS
By Bonita Formwalt and Bonita Formwalt,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | November 5, 1997
WHEN THE curtain rises at 7 p.m. tonight on Glen Burnie High School's production of "My Gun Is Pink," the audience may find its notion of the detective genre in need of a little updating.Spoofing the traditional roles in movies, books and television, the play uses a male-female reversal for all the cast members, said drama teacher and director Bill Smith.Women play the roles of lead detective Babe Archer, her partner Angel Stark and the cops. Even the bad guys are gals."The last two or three years we've done plays with strong male characters," said Smith.
NEWS
By Ivan Penn and Ivan Penn,Sun Staff Writer | February 25, 1994
He has performed in the "Magic Circle" with Meadowlark Lemon and Curly Neal as one of the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters -- a comedy basketball giant, although he stands just 5-foot-4.Spencer "Spinny" Johnson, now of Gaithersburg, will bring his trick-shot artistry and his message of hope tomorrow to the Forest Ridge Elementary School in North Laurel.The 41-year-old Frederick native said he tries to encourage children to stay off of drugs, do well in school, and respect others and themselves.
NEWS
March 9, 2003
Chamber of Commerce sets Springfest Saturday The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual business Springfest from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at TownMall of Westminster. The theme will be "Find Your Pot o' Gold Right Here in Carroll County." Local businesses will showcase their products and services throughout the mall. The day will include entertainment, activities for all ages, and a visit by the Harlem Wizards basketball team at 3 p.m. Information: 410-848-9050. Chamber schedules series of meetings The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce has announced its meeting schedule.
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