October 22, 1994
The Baltimore Thunder bolstered its attack yesterday by signing Mark Millon, a three-time All-American out of the University of Massachusetts who last summer was named Best and Fairest Player in the World.Millon, a native of Long Island, N.Y., scored 26 goals in seven games to help Team USA sweep through the World Games in Manchester, England."I just moved here a month ago and I was kind of up in the air as to where I wanted to play," said Millon, 23, who is working in Baltimore as a sales representative for STX, a lacrosse equipment manufacturer.
March 24, 1993
Former Dunbar basketball teammates Keith Booth and Donta Bright could meet as opponents next season when Maryland plays in a Christmas tournament at the University of Massachusetts.UMass coach John Calipari said yesterday that plans have been made -- though no contract has been signed -- for the Terrapins to play in the tournament. The teams would not meet in the opening round, but could meet in the final."The other two schools aren't set, but Maryland is coming," Calipari said yesterday from Amherst.
October 2, 1999
Boston Red Sox shortstop Nomar Garciaparra received the expected good news yesterday -- that his right wrist was bruised and not broken -- but manager Jimy Williams saw extra value in his shortstop's trip back to Boston for the definitive opinion."
June 11, 2000
Talk about a birthday party. The ballroom at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore fairly shimmered -- little lights twinkled on the bandstand's purple back cloth, while centerpieces of Calla lilies, white roses and Queen Anne's lace glowed on dinner tables draped in pewter cloths. Then there were the 385 guests, almost all of whom had personal reasons to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Department of Emergency Medicine of Johns Hopkins University. They were department graduates, now practicing their specialty of emergency medicine across the country.
May 5, 2004
New Ravens president Dick Cass yesterday announced the promotion of Kevin Byrne and Dennis Mannion to senior vice presidents in the organization. Byrne, who enters his 24th year with the franchise and 26th in the NFL, will continue to oversee public and community relations. Mannion, who joined the team late in 1999, will be responsible for all Ravens-related revenues and brand development as the senior vice president for business ventures. "Steve [Bisciotti, team owner] and I have developed an enormous confidence in Dennis and Kevin and look forward to working with them for many years," Cass said in a statement.
October 5, 2008
Advertising * Fastspot announced the appointments of Kim Koenig as project manager and Zach Waugh as a programmer and developer for the Baltimore-based interactive design agency. * Imre Communications named Jay Selway and Lisa Mendelow to the staff of the local advertising agency as associate art directors. They are responsible for managing design efforts, brands and campaign strategy execution. * Carton Donofrio Partners Inc. appointed Casey Boccia a senior copywriter and Jennifer Grow as a marketing program coordinator at the Baltimore-based marketing communications agency.
January 17, 2001
Bryan Radik Atholton, wrestling The All-Howard County 130-pounder defeated the three top-ranked wrestlers in his weight class last week. In a dual meet last Tuesday, Radik, a senior who placed second at states in Class 1A-2A last season, defeated No. 1 Ryan Green of River Hill, 7-5. Radik then posted a 5-2 decision against No. 2 Zak Johns of McDonogh and nipped No. 3 Matt Schuster of Franklin, 5-4, to capture the 130-pound crown of the Hammond Invitational....
March 28, 1994
Dr. Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad, professor of Islamic history at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, will give a lecture, "The Changing Roles of Women in Islam," at 7:30 p.m. April 5 in McDaniel Lounge at Western Maryland College.The discussion is free, and a reception will be held afterward.Some Islamic countries, such as Saudi Arabia, have been slow to recognize greater independence for women, while more Western-influenced Muslim cultures, such as those in Bosnia, have promoted women's rights on several fronts.
August 2, 2007
The University of Maryland has appointed Paul Allenza, Ph.D., as director of the Biotechnology Research and Education Program, an initiative dedicated to the research, education and development of biotechnology products and processes for Maryland companies. Allenza graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor's degree in microbiology and attended the University of Massachusetts for his doctorate. Allenza was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Washington, Seattle. Nancy Glass, Ph.D.
September 13, 1990
BOSTON -- Roger Clemens could rejoin the Boston Red Sox's starting rotation Sept. 21 against the New York Yankees if he continues to progress from a severe case of tendinitis. Though Red Sox physician Arthur Pappas would not give a specific date, it was learned that the start of the series in New York is being considered "the realistic date" the medical staff and Clemens have been shooting for. Asked whether Clemens would return to pitch during the regular season, Pappas said, "That's an optimistic reality."