December 13, 1997
TodayA small but well-matched group of sprinters has passed the entry box for the fifth Bowie Stakes, a six-furlong test carrying a $50,000 purse.Bristling, a Philadelpha-based runner which has successfully visited Laurel twice, heads the seven-horse field. The gelding, trained by Eugene Weymouth, is the recent winner of Philadelpha Park's Sprint Championship.TomorrowFillies and mares take the spotlight in the Contrary Rose Stakes, a $50,000 six-furlong sprint.Pallette Knife, which won her previous outing by daylight, heads the field which has attracted nine speedy distaffers.
June 16, 2011
Valecia Winston , of Laurel, received a Master of Arts from the University of Oklahoma Norman campus. Benjamin Cameron , a sophomore from Laurel, was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Washington College in Chestertown. Alex Paxton , of Laurel, was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Hood College in Frederick. Two Laurel students were named to the dean's list for the spring semester at McDaniel College in Westminster. Danika Allen was awarded highest honors and Gregory Nolen received honors.
July 13, 2011
First-time author wins award Amy Bonaccorso, of Laurel, author of "How to Get to 'I Do' - A Dating Guide for Catholic Women," won a 2011 Catholic Press Association Award in the first-time author category. Drawing on her 10 years on the Christian dating scene, her book, published in September 2010, offers spiritually based advice for single women. Now a married woman and convert to Catholicism, Bonaccorso is a government communications specialist and alumna of George Mason University and the Catholic University of America.
August 10, 2011
Prince George's County Prince George's County Public Schools will host its inaugural Back-to-School Fair on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Eleanor Roosevelt High School, 7601 Hanover Pkwy., in Greenbelt. The event is open to all county students, teachers, staff, parents, community leaders and county agencies. The fair will provide parents and students with access to the resources needed for a successful school year. Guests will have the opportunity to speak with school representatives and get information on before- and after-school programs, school registration, PTA registration, school supplies and more. For more information, call 301-780-6898 or 301-952-6095.
February 2, 2012
St. Mary of the Mills basketball St. Mary rookie girls 10, Holy Redeemer, 0; St. Mary scorers: Isabella Justice, 4 points, Samantha Frederick, 2, Zoe DeGuzman, 2, Danielle Collman, 2. St. John's, 19, St. Mary, 6; St. Mary scorers: Isabella Justice, 2, Danielle Collman, 2, Zoe DeGuzman, 2. St. Mary girls mid-Atlantic varsity defeated St. Jerome. St. Mary scorers: Cecily Jackson, 9, Troi Eggleston, 7, Jetta Owens, 7. St. Mary 18, Holy Redeemer, 17; St. Mary scorers: Justice, 6, Maggie Dressman, 4, Jackie Smith, 4, Collman, 2, Jessie Chapman, 2. St.Mary boys junior varsity mid-Atlantic 46, St. Jerome, 32: St. Mary top scorers: Nick Eggleston, 14, Brandon Wise, 8, Evan Ellington, 7, Evnik Dossou, 7. St. Mary boys rookie team I, 34, St. Bernadette, 12; Dylan Wyandt - 11 points, two assists, two rebounds, seven steals, Jason Edokpayi,10 points, 18 rebounds, three steals, Logan Poulton, - four points, 12 rebounds, Connor Kenealy, defensive MVP. Maryland City basketball Maryland City 10U, 13, Cape Quillen, 12. Jazmine Washington, six points, 13 rebounds, eight steals, Jaila Canzater, three points, five rebounds, three steals, Jasmine Cheek, two points, five rebounds, one steal, Myah Martin, two points, three rebounds.
October 21, 2011
Results, entries and comments provided by the Maryland Jockey Club. For automated results by phone, call 410-792-0278. Thursday, Oct. 20 results First - Purse $20,000, Maiden Claiming $25,000-$20,000, 2 yo, One Mile 5 Her Way Vega H. $6.60 $4.60 $2.80 4 Will n' Pat Whitacre G. $9.40 $3.60 3 Bobjonclairenalice Rook S. $2.20 Time: 1:42.18 Exacta (5-4), $58.80; Trifecta (5-4-3), $195.20 Owner: John E. Salzman, Jr., Danny Divver & Fred Wasserloos Trainer: Salzman, Jr., John E. Breeder: Lickity Split Services, Inc. Also Ran: Garden Gate, High Top Sneakers, Aspen Blush, Youcancountonme Second - Purse $19,000, Claiming $15,000-$12,000, 3 yo's & up, Six Furlongs 1 Fancy Leap Pimentel J. $4.80 $2.80 $2.20 6 Congaree Princess Navarro J. $2.40 $2.10 2 Falcon's Flight Pino M. $2.10 Time: 1:13.40 Daily Double (5-1)