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By Meredith Cohn | January 18, 2012
A half hour is all you need to maintain proper weight, get your blood flowing and improve health, according to the Society for Vascular Surgery, which forwarded us a list of calories burned by various winter sports from Livestrong.com. In one hour, a 155-160 pound person can burn: +511 calories cross country skiing +365 calories downhill skiing +563 calories playing ice hockey +511 calories ice skating +400 calories shoveling snow by hand There hasn't been any snow here so far this winter, so how about burning : +281 calories bicycling +329 calories carrying golf clubs +211 calories walking the dog “Welcome 2012 as your year to become physically fit and keep your vascular system healthy,” said Dr. Anil Hingorani, a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery.
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From Sun staff reports | February 1, 2014
Jerelle Cooke led the way for No. 6 Randallstown (13-3) with 24 points in an 83-39 rout of host Kenwood (7-7) on Friday night. The Rams jumped out to a 35-4 first-quarter lead and were up 57-17 by halftime. Devin Smith contributed 14 points. No. 11 New Town 86, Sparrows Point 38: Malik Jones scored 28 points to help the Titans (12-3) win at the Pointers (4-10). Every Titan who played scored in the game. The away team hit nine 3-pointers. No. 12 Oakland Mills 81, Howard 59: Mamadou Ndiaye scored a game-high 22 points and the Scorpions (14-1)
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From Sun staff reports | January 6, 2013
After losing the first quarter, the Glenelg Country School boys basketball team won the next two and had a seven-point lead heading into the fourth. Then host Maret (D.C.) woke up and went on a 20-2 run to beat the Dragons, 58-47, at the Butch McAdams Event on Saturday. Warren Powers had a game-high 23 points and Kevin Boyd added 14 for Glenelg Country (8-7). The Fighting Frogs (10-2) had a trio of double-digit scorers: Marion Beck (15), Steffen Davis (14) and Drake Goddard (10).
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From Sun staff reports | January 16, 2014
No. 11 Randallstown had trouble in the first half breaking away from host Pikesville, which trailed only by four at halftime. And it wasn't until the Rams (8-2) made a second-half defensive adjustment, switching to a tight zone to take away the Panthers' perimeter game, that they ran away with a 102-57 boys basketball victory Wednesday night. The final score marks a season-high total for Randallstown, which outscored Pikesville (3-7) in the third quarter 35-3. Thirteen players, the entire Rams roster, scored, led by Jerell Cooke with 25 points..
SPORTS
From Sun staff reports | February 3, 2013
The No. 8 Digital Harbor girls basketball team had been on a six-game winning streak before the Basketball Academy Tournament at Morgan State last week. On Saturday, the host Rams (14-3, 5-2 City) got back on track and beat Edmondson, 53-24, for their third win in a row. Digital Harbor led 16-9 after the first quarter and used defensive pressure and breakaways to build a 31-16 lead. The Red Storm (11-5, 4-3) tried using 3-pointers to catch up, but missed shots turned into fast-break opportunities for the Rams.
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From Sun staff reports | December 15, 2012
Lindsey Edwards scored a game-high 18 points as No. 12 Roland Park upset No.5 Seton Keough, 71-54, in an Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference girls basketball game Friday. Jaia Alexander added 14 points for the visiting Reds (2-4), and Hollie Booker and Aliyah Wilson each scored 17 points for the Gators (3-3). Roland Park led 34-25 at the half. N o. 3 Archbishop Spalding 48, Mercy 28: Jade Scaife and Torri Chestnut each scored 11 points to power the host Cavaliers (6-0)
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From Sun staff reports | December 9, 2012
Top-ranked Mount St. Joseph basketball faced a determined Bullis School in the semifinals of the Gonzaga D.C. Classic on Saturday night. The Gaels and the Bulldogs traded leads throughout the first three quarters until St. Joe pulled away in the fourth quarter, winning, 78-66. The Gaels (7-1) will face Sidwell Friends (6-0), an 82-71 winner over the host Eagles, in tonight's championship game at George Washington at 6:45. Ohio State-bound Kameron Williams came up big again, scoring 28 points.
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From Sun staff reports | January 20, 2013
After losing two games in a row, the No. 8 Roland Park girls basketball team has started to turn things around. The visiting Reds (10-9, 3-7 Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference) rode a 13-point halftime lead and went on to beat Mercy, 52-27, on Saturday. The win is the second straight for Roland Park. The Reds' longest winning streak, seven games, was halted by a 57-46 loss to No. 1 Archbishop Spalding on Jan. 11. Jaia Alexander had a game-high 13 points for Roland Park.
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From Sun staff reports | February 2, 2013
The host Lake Clifton boys basketball team relied on man-to-man defense to shut down No. 2 Dunbar, and it won the first and the last quarters for a 54-47 upset victory Friday night. The loss marks a first in league play for the Poets (12-2, 6-1 City). The Lakers are 12-7 and 4-3. No. 8 City 57, Patterson 53: The host Clippers led by six at the half, but the Knights (15-3) came back late and held on to win. Timmy Bond had 20 points for City. No. 13 Oakland Mills 91, Hammond 32: Lavon Long scored 18 points to drive the host Scorpions (18-0, 15-0 Howard)
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From Sun staff reports | February 7, 2013
Emmanuel Toney came up with the game-saving play for No. 15 Annapolis Area Christian School in boys basketball Wednesday night. With AACS trailing host Gilman 54-52 with 25 seconds left, Toney stole the ball and passed it downcourt to Taylor Leabhart, who converted a three-point play, scoring the layup and making the foul shot, to secure a 55-54 victory. Toney finished with eight points. The Eagles improved to 14-6 (13-4 Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association B Conference)
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | January 2, 2014
Start off the New Year of 2014 by joining a winter reading program at Harford County Public Library. Harford County Public Library has a winter reading program for teens and adults, a Puppy Tales early literacy program for children ages birth to 5 and new Book Groups to Go to make reading with friends fun and easy. This year's Make Reading Your Winter Sport program encourages high school teens and adults to be gold medal readers in a Winter Olympics year. Participants can register at any branch or online at HCPLonline.org . Upon registering, participants will receive a special pen. For those adults who read or listen to at least five books and teens who read or listen to at least three books, completed book lists can be returned between Jan. 9 and March 1 to receive a commemorative mug. Giveaways are while supplies last.
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sheila.peter@verizon.net | November 4, 2013
American Education Week will sweep through our local schools Nov. 18-22. Parent visitations, open houses and many exciting programs have been planned for this special week. Rodgers Forge Elementary School welcomes parents of grade three on Nov. 18, grades one and two on Nov. 19, grade five on Nov. 20, kindergarten on Nov. 21 and grade four on Nov. 22. From 8:30-11:30 a.m. on Nov. 20, St. Pius X School will hold an open house so that parents may visit their children's classrooms.
SPORTS
By Craig Clary, Baltimore Sun Media Group | February 16, 2013
New Town's Tiana Davis made two high-arcing free throws with 9.9 seconds left and the visiting Titans watched a desperation 3-point attempt go wide at the buzzer as they held on for a 48-45 victory over host Western Tech's girls basketball team Friday night. The win advanced the Titans (16-5, 11-0) to the Baltimore County title game for the second straight year. "We had to get that win and we had to make those foul shots," said Davis, whose only three points came from the foul line in the final 1:28.
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From Sun staff reports | February 7, 2013
Emmanuel Toney came up with the game-saving play for No. 15 Annapolis Area Christian School in boys basketball Wednesday night. With AACS trailing host Gilman 54-52 with 25 seconds left, Toney stole the ball and passed it downcourt to Taylor Leabhart, who converted a three-point play, scoring the layup and making the foul shot, to secure a 55-54 victory. Toney finished with eight points. The Eagles improved to 14-6 (13-4 Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association B Conference)
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From Sun staff reports | February 3, 2013
The No. 8 Digital Harbor girls basketball team had been on a six-game winning streak before the Basketball Academy Tournament at Morgan State last week. On Saturday, the host Rams (14-3, 5-2 City) got back on track and beat Edmondson, 53-24, for their third win in a row. Digital Harbor led 16-9 after the first quarter and used defensive pressure and breakaways to build a 31-16 lead. The Red Storm (11-5, 4-3) tried using 3-pointers to catch up, but missed shots turned into fast-break opportunities for the Rams.
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From Sun staff reports | February 2, 2013
The host Lake Clifton boys basketball team relied on man-to-man defense to shut down No. 2 Dunbar, and it won the first and the last quarters for a 54-47 upset victory Friday night. The loss marks a first in league play for the Poets (12-2, 6-1 City). The Lakers are 12-7 and 4-3. No. 8 City 57, Patterson 53: The host Clippers led by six at the half, but the Knights (15-3) came back late and held on to win. Timmy Bond had 20 points for City. No. 13 Oakland Mills 91, Hammond 32: Lavon Long scored 18 points to drive the host Scorpions (18-0, 15-0 Howard)
SPORTS
By Craig Clary, Baltimore Sun Media Group | February 16, 2013
New Town's Tiana Davis made two high-arcing free throws with 9.9 seconds left and the visiting Titans watched a desperation 3-point attempt go wide at the buzzer as they held on for a 48-45 victory over host Western Tech's girls basketball team Friday night. The win advanced the Titans (16-5, 11-0) to the Baltimore County title game for the second straight year. "We had to get that win and we had to make those foul shots," said Davis, whose only three points came from the foul line in the final 1:28.
SPORTS
From Sun staff reports | December 14, 2012
No. 7 City thought it had the boys basketball game well in hand Thursday with a 12-point lead after three quarters, but No. 12 Randallstown had other ideas. The Rams (2-1) scored 22 points in a furious fourth-quarter rally, but the Knights (4-0) held on to win, 55-50. Randallstown used four 3-pointers to spark the 22-15 run in the fourth. City got double-digit scoring from Omari George (16), Juwan Grant (16) and Tim Bond (12). No. 4 Edmondson 77, Woodlawn 44: The host Red Storm (4-0)
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From Sun staff reports | January 20, 2013
After losing two games in a row, the No. 8 Roland Park girls basketball team has started to turn things around. The visiting Reds (10-9, 3-7 Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference) rode a 13-point halftime lead and went on to beat Mercy, 52-27, on Saturday. The win is the second straight for Roland Park. The Reds' longest winning streak, seven games, was halted by a 57-46 loss to No. 1 Archbishop Spalding on Jan. 11. Jaia Alexander had a game-high 13 points for Roland Park.
SPORTS
From Sun staff reports | January 6, 2013
After losing the first quarter, the Glenelg Country School boys basketball team won the next two and had a seven-point lead heading into the fourth. Then host Maret (D.C.) woke up and went on a 20-2 run to beat the Dragons, 58-47, at the Butch McAdams Event on Saturday. Warren Powers had a game-high 23 points and Kevin Boyd added 14 for Glenelg Country (8-7). The Fighting Frogs (10-2) had a trio of double-digit scorers: Marion Beck (15), Steffen Davis (14) and Drake Goddard (10).
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