December 30, 2007
The members of Junior Girl Scout Troop 857 from Bel Air have earned the Bronze Award, the highest honor at that level of scouting. The award recognizes that a Junior Girl Scout has gained the leadership and planning skills required to follow through with a project that makes a positive difference in her community, and that she has made a promise to help others, improve her community and world, and become the best she can be. To earn the award, the...
October 26, 1995
BasketballGolden State Warriors: Signed F Jerome Kersey. Waived F-C Alaa Abdelnaby.Milwaukee Bucks: Waived G Voshon Lenard and G Emanual Davis.Miami Heat: Waived C Alan Ogg and C Chad Gallagher.Sacramento Kings: Waived G-F Henry Turner. Renounced the rights to G Doug Lee.Seattle Supersonics: Signed F Trevor Wilson. Waived G Herb Jones and G Tom Kleinschmidt.CollegeCoppin State: Dismissed G Liani Adair (Lake Clifton) and G Celena Falline (Lake Clifton) from the women's basketball squad for violating team rules.
January 26, 1991
BaseballMinnesota Twins -- Signed 3B Mike Pagliarulo (.254, 7 HRs, 38 RBI) to one-year, $600,000 contract. Signed P Mark Guthrie (7-9, 101 strikeouts in 144 2/3 innings).New York Yankees -- Signed C Matt Nokes (.248, 11, 40) t one-year, $887,500 contract.San Diego Padres -- Agreed to terms with P Wes Gardner (7-9 3.42 ERA) on one-year, $575,000 contract. Named Bob Day head trainer.BasketballNBA -- Fined Phoenix Suns F Xavier McDaniel $1,500 for his role in fight with Portland Trail Blazers F Jerome Kersey.
December 6, 1992
BaseballLos Angeles Dodgers -- Signed free-agent OF-IF Cory Snyder (.269, 14 HRs, 57 RBI with the San Francisco Giants). Re-signed free-agent P Roger McDowell (6-10, 4.09). Named Rick Dempsey manager for Single-A Bakersfield. Promoted Tom Beyers, manager at Bakersfield, to third-base coach at Triple-A Albuquerque. Promoted Glenn Gregson, pitching coach at Bakersfield, to pitching coach at Albuquerque.Minnesota Twins -- Traded P David West (1-3, 6.99 ERA) to the Philadelphia Phillies for P Mike Hartley (7-6, 3.44)
June 12, 1992
PORTLAND, Ore. -- He still has that face.The one you'd like to slap.The one with that perpetual pout.The one with that bratty I'm-gonna-tell-Mom leer.The one that would tempt even a nun to make a fist.Oh, age has diminished it some, softened a bit that suggestion of a constant whine.He's no longer the irritating, infuriating Little Sir Pampers of the 1980s, when he was a Boston Celtic, which by itself was reason enough to hate him even without factoring in that snotty face.No, Danny Ainge is no longer Diaper Danny.
September 25, 1997
Auto racingNASCAR: Fined Eddie Pearson and George Jones of Buckshot Racing Team $500 each for an altercation in the pit area after Saturday's MBNA 200 race.BaseballMajor League Baseball: Awarded 1999 All-Star Game to the Boston Red Sox.American League: Reduced suspension of Detroit Tigers coach Rick Adair from three games to two.Rangers: Named Al Nipper minor-league pitching coordinator.BasketballSuperSonics: Signed free-agent F Jerome Kersey, who had been with the Los Angeles Lakers, to a one-year contract.
November 10, 1990
Baseball Montreal Expos -- Traded P John Costello to San Diego Padres for P Brian Harrison. Assigned Harrison to Class AAA Indianapolis.San Francisco Giants -- Signed P Bud Black (11-10, 3.53 ERA with Cleveland Indians and 2-1, 4.02 with Toronto Blue Jays in 1990) to $10 million, four-year contract.ru,.5,measBasketballPortland Trail Blazers -- Completed extension of Jerome Kersey's million, four-year contract through 1996.CollegesAmerican -- Named Bruce Kelley men's volunteer basketball coach.
January 14, 1991
Blazers beat Nets, 116-101EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Terry Porter had 26 points and 10 assists and Buck Williams scored 24 points and led a third-quarter burst last night, as the Portland Trail Blazers stopped a two-game losing streak, beating the New Jersey Nets, 116-101, and sending the Nets to their 10th straight loss.The Nets led, 63-62, with 6 minutes, 53 seconds left in the third period when Portland scored 12 consecutive points, six by Williams. The Trail Blazers led by at least six points the rest of the game.
March 26, 1991
Southland Corp. is in the last week of a six-week promotion at its 7-Eleven stores called Sound Off, where customers are asked to give responses to amusing but debatable questions on life.Dallas-based Southland, which recently restructured under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, hopes the promotion will increase traffic and sales at its 847 stores in the Baltimore-Washington area and more than 5,700 others around the country.For the first two weeks of Sound Off, which started Feb. 18, the numbers look promising.
March 18, 1999
During a hearing last night on the proposed county budget for fiscal year 2000, the Deer Park recreation council pleaded with the Carroll County commissioners for $29,990 to pave the entrance to the popular Westminster sports complex."