ANNAPOLIS, MD - MAY 20: Annapolis Naval Academy freshmen, Class of 2016, climb the Herndon Monument at the U.S. Naval Academy on May 20, 2013 in Annapolis, Maryland. Each year the freshman class, known as 'Plebes,' climb the lard covered monument at the U.S. Naval Academy to retrieve the Plebe 'dixie cup' hat and replace it with an upperclassmen's hat. The annual tradition is one step in marking the end of wearing freshman headgear and moving up to headgear more like a U.S. Naval officer. They replaced the hat in 1:32:43.
When I decided to play football in college, it was the 1952 Ole Miss, Maryland game with QB Jimmy Lear that made up my mind. When Ole Miss beat Maryland, it really put Ole Miss on top nationally.
When I decided to play football in college, it was the 1952 Ole Miss, Maryland game with QB Jimmy Lear that made up my mind. When Ole Miss beat Maryland, it really put Ole Miss on top nationally.More quotes »
Military Bowl moving from DC to Annapolis
service members about 30 miles from the nation's capital.Steve Beck, DC Bowl Committee president and executive director, said the Maryland venue, which includes a decommissioned Navy airplane outside its gates, is the perfect setting to reflect the bowl's Read more »
Powerball jackpot hits $600 million for Saturday drawing; nearing historic territory
will roll over to next week's drawing and almost certainly eclipse the $656 million doled out to winners in Illinois , Kansas and Maryland in the Mega Millions game in March 2012.But the record could fall Saturday night too if a flurry of last-minute ticket Read more »
National Cathedral wins preservation funds contest
and American Express announced the winners, awarding $1 million in preservation funds to sites in the District of Columbia , Maryland and Virginia .The cathedral will use the funds to repair its nave vaulting, which has been draped with netting to catch falling Read more »
Obama regresa a EEUU de Mexico y Costa Rica
Unidos procedente de un viaje de tres dias por Mexico y Costa Rica.El avion presidencial arribo a la Base Andrews de la Fuerza Aerea en Maryland, en las afueras de Washington, el sabado aproximadamente a las 6:45 de la tarde. El presidente llego a la Casa Read more »
Sandy criticism prompts change in storm warnings
under a similar situation in the future, forecasters will be able to choose the best option to underscore the urgency involved."From Maryland to New Hampshire , the hurricane center attributed 72 deaths in the U.S. directly to Sandy, though some estimates Read more »
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Leonardtown, Maryland, Author Publishes New Children's Book "The Story of Sally Soupy"
at St. Mary's College in Maryland. The House of the Babadoos is her first published children's book. Now widowed, she lives in Maryland and enjoys spending time with her son and his family. "The Story of Sally Soupy" is a 34-page paperback with a retail price 45 m ago from PR Leap Read more »
Digest: McDonogh girls finish No. 1 in national lacrosse poll
McDonogh won its fifth straight Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland championship and extended its winning streak to 91 games to finish its season as the unanimous No. 1 team in the Nike/US Lacrosse High School Girls' Lacrosse National Top 25 poll, 3:06 AM from Baltimore Sun Read more »
Fatal motorcycle crash claimed two lives in Maryland
the Road" in April, which is intended to uphold motorcycle safety. The campaign will also team up with Maryland State Police, Maryland's Highway Safety Office and the Motor Vehicle Administration to try to decrease the number of fatal motorcycle accidents 2:55 AM from FindLaw: Attorney Blog Read more »
College digest: Antonio Barton expected to announce his choice Sunday
since Pe'Shon Howard's decision to transfer earlier this spring. Barton, a close friend of Maryland guard Nick Faust, visited Maryland last weekend. More men: Martin Breunig, the last Maryland player signed during the Gary Williams era, is transferring to 2:29 AM from Baltimore Sun Read more »
Maryland, UK: Complaints Upheld Against Speed Camera Operators
agency blasts speed camera firm for bogus safety claims. Maryland board rules Baltimore camera task force violated state law. Members of the public are having success holding speed camera companies and their customers accountable. This week, governmental agencies 1:13 AM from TheNewspaper.com Read more »