September 24, 2012
With 253 boats from all over the east coast fishing the renown White Marlin Open Tournament in Ocean City, Jane, Tom and Lance Smith, of Bel Air, and crew on board their 43-foot custom Carolina boat, Longfin, were fortunate to get to the weigh scales and post a category win for the third time. They had consecutive winning years with a second place white marlin, and this year they took a second place in the shark division with a 126-pound mako shark. It was caught trolling in 300 fathoms in the Baltimore Canyon on an artificially molded chugger.
November 2, 2008
Coach Rob Torres was disappointed when his John Carroll girls cross country team finished second in last year's Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference championship run. The Patriots were the defending champions and had two of the area's top runners. But when John Carroll finished second again this year, Torres and the Patriots weren't upset at all. In fact, they were delighted, because John Carroll lost its top three runners from last year but turned in a strong performance at Oregon Ridge Park.
January 21, 1991
Meade's boys track team couldn't pull off its third straight National Guard meet title, but it did manage to avenge its 101-86.5 loss to Old Mill in a meet earlier this season.Meade's pole-vaulting Miller twins, Jeff and Eric, finished first and third, respectively. Highjumper Derrick Barr and 800-meter runner Ray Burleson each took second place to lead the Mustangs (37.5 points) to a runner-up finish behind Eleanor Roosevelt (40).Old Mill (35 points) finished in third place."We scored basically what we thought we could have.
January 30, 1997
Hammond's Daushawn Dillahunt made only one basket last night, but it was a winner.His 12-foot, pull-up jumper off a fast break with six seconds left handed Hammond a 53-52 victory at Oakland Mills last night, and along with it, undisputed possession of second place in the county league."
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 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.