September 17, 1995
GETTYSBURG, Pa. -- Trey Rash (Broadneck) turned a short reception into a 65-yard scoring play with 4:30 remaining in fourth quarter to give Western Maryland (2-1, 1-0) a 21-17 win over Gettysburg (1-1, 0-1) in the Centennial Conference opener for both teams.Rash grabbed Brian Van Deusen's pass at the Western Maryland 43, broke a tackle and went the remaining distance untouched down the left sideline. The sophomore wide receiver posted career highs of seven receptions and 143 yards.
October 11, 1994
Noah's RavenWhy should I have returned?My knowledge would not fit into theirs.I found untouched the desert of the unknown,Big enough for my feet. It is my home.It is always beyond them. The futureSplits the present with the echo of my voice.Hoarse with fulfilment, I never made promises.Cat GhostsIYears afterin a kitchen of another countryyou're still hungryII& In the heat of the dayyour shadow comes backto lie on your stone
April 14, 1993
It was expected to be a battle of senior pitching standouts, but in the end Edgewood used better hitting and better fielding to post a 9-2 non-league victory over visiting Patterson yesterday.Sophomores drove in the first five runs for No. 10-ranked Edgewood (4-0), as the Rams built a 5-0 lead through five innings behind left-hander Wade Greason.After three Patterson errors helped Edgewood pad its margin in the sixth, Greason lost his shutout bid in the seventh, yielding two hits and two walks and delivering a wild pitch.
January 15, 2000
HERE'S a dirty little secret presidential candidates hide from voters: They won't be able to deliver on their campaign promises. Texas Gov. George W. Bush's 10-year, $1.7 trillion tax cut plan couldn't happen without slashing federal programs to the bone or raiding money earmarked to preserve Social Security. His chief Republican rival, Arizona Sen. John McCain, offers a tax-cut plan half that size, but it would consume so much revenue that current programs, from military support to welfare grants to states, would suffer.
December 16, 1990
The Horn of Africa, comprising Ethiopia and its surrounding countries, is cut off from the rest of the continent by mountain ranges and coastline, forming an "ark" that, in the words of author Graham Hancock, "shelters an astonishing variety of human societies: from the ancient and highly sophisticated to the remote, simple and untouched. . . ." (The region has other ark connections as well; this is the traditional homeland of Noah, and the ancient Ethiopian city of Axum is, "Raiders" notwithstanding, the legendary resting place of the Ark of the Covenant.
January 17, 1998
As spring training nears for the Orioles, some club officials are up to their ears in audiotape.The number of applicants for the part-time position of public address announcer at Camden Yards is approaching 300, with more cassettes arriving each day postmarked before the Jan. 9 deadline. Spiro Alafassos, director of ballpark entertainment, TTC said he hopes to have Rex Barney's replacement named by March 1, but first comes the process of sorting through the candidates."It's a little steeper than the amount we had envisioned," said spokesman John Maroon.