September 24, 2012
Drew Westervelt's path to pro lacrosse was slicked with sweat and puke and blood and spit. "You know how it is when you're playing sports," he said. "You leave a lot out there. " So when the 27-year-old Bel Air native and UMBC graduate felt an entrepreneurial tug in 2009, he immediately thought about developing a business cleaning sports facilities. When he went to an uncle seeking financing, he was given one condition: Go see Doug Bradford and Doug McGettigan. The two had been running a cleaning business in Maryland for 25 years.
June 12, 2012
Major League Lacrosse Five points give Bayhawks' Westervelt offensive honor Chesapeake Bayhawks attackman Drew Westervelt was named Major League Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week after recording a season-high five points with four goals and one assist in the Bayhawks' 15-7 victory over the visiting Charlotte Hounds on Saturday night at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The former UMBC standout is third on the team in points (17), is tied for second in goals (10)
June 1, 2011
Editor: The Al Cesky Scholarship Fund Inc. celebrated the 26th anniversary of the Al Cesky Scholarship Awards Banquet May 18 at the Richlin Ballroom. At the banquet, the fund awarded $54,000 in scholarships to 24 outstanding Harford County student-athletes. Those scholarship winners embody the purpose of the Al Cesky Scholarship Fund Inc., namely to preserve and keep visible the values reflected in the life and work of Al Cesky, with special reference to his contributions to spiritual, emotional and intellectual development of youth and his role in fostering community life.
October 2, 2009
Et cetera Jockey Garcia could reach 1,000 career victories today Journeyman rider Luis Garcia won three of his four mounts Thursday at Laurel Park and is two wins away from his 1,000th career victory. He'll be aboard five horses on today's nine-race card. "I am not trying to think about the number," Garcia said. "It would be amazing. Not many riders win that many races, and this is just my seventh year. I am getting excited, and hopefully it happens soon." Garcia, 25, has won 645 races at Laurel and Pimlico Race Course and has been a top 10 rider in the colony since arriving in 2003.
May 19, 2007
On May 17, 2007, EILEEN WESTERVELT, of Glen Arm; beloved wife of the late Charles Richard Westervelt; loving mother of Stephen John Westervelt and wife Donna, Warren Richard Westervelt and wife Darlene, James Robert Westervelt and wife Charlene, Lucinda Louise Harris and husband Rob, Rus VanWestervelt and wife Amy; her dear life partner, Charles Weinreich; cherished grandmother of ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Family and friends will honor Eileen's life at the family owned Evans Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services - Parkville, 8800 Harford Road, on Sunday, May 20, 2007, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. A Funeral Service will be held 10 A.M. Monday at St. John's Lutheran Church - Parkville.
May 10, 2007
Last Sunday, UMBC seniors Andy Gallagher and Drew Westervelt were hoping, and praying, that the lords of lacrosse would allow them to play at least one more game together in the NCAA Division I tournament. "It was not a good time, not a good time at all," said Gallagher, still shaking his head in disbelief. "I was just hoping that the committee saw we were playing well, 6-1 in the last seven games. We took Albany, a very good team, to a one-goal game. I was hoping they knew we were playing very good lacrosse, and we could continue to play that way in the tournament."