Rec Sports: Meetings & Notices for Jan. 26, 2020

— Country Hill Farm is accepting new students into our lesson and lease program. Riders beginning at age 5 thru adults, may sign up for evening lessons, Tuesdays through Saturdays. No experience is necessary. CHF has a large indoor, so we ride all year round, rain or shine, with great lesson ponies and horses. For more information, please go to or call 410-876-2950.

January 26th, 2020|

Rec Sports: Tryouts & Registrations for Jan. 26, 2020

— Westminster Jaycees Girls Softball is accepting applications for the upcoming 2020 spring and fall seasons. Westminster fastpitch softball has openings for 10U, 12U, 14U, and 16U leagues and tournament teams. Workouts run through March. Tryouts and evaluations will and can be conducted during open practices in the winter season, so email for open dates and times. In addition, the Jaycees offer an in-house recreational softball program for first-time players from ages 2-18. Girls will learn the basic fundamentals and improve the proper mechanics of playing the game of softball at all ages. Players whom never played before are also welcome to join. Also offering indoor workouts for new players. Indoor workout schedule will be announced. Experienced coaches at all levels ready to teach basic and advanced fundamentals. Included will be pitching and catching instructional session by local professionals. For more information, website (; Facebook (search for Westminster Jaycees Girls Softball); or email (

January 26th, 2020|

Bill May: It’s time to celebrate fly tying season

And this is not just the province of the trout guys. Mid-Atlantic tiers use flies for panfish, largemouth and smallmouth bass, pickerel, trout, carp, stripers, redfish, bluefish and other species. Besides building an inventory of effective fish catchers, with the attendant pleasures of taking fish with your own creations, fly tying can be a pleasant and relaxing activity in its own right.

January 26th, 2020|

Bird Brown: The pros and cons of postseason awards

There are mixed feelings about the whole postseason honors process from the players, the parents, coaches, and even casual fans that follow the game. Each process is handled a bit differently with some taking minimal input from outsiders, others relying purely on coaches’ choices, and still others, well, I can’t even explain some of the others.

January 26th, 2020|

State basketball roundup: Towson tops William & Mary for sixth straight men’s basketball victory

Loyola Maryland 60, Bucknell 50: Alexis Gray scored a team-high 16 points and went 7-for-8 from the free-throw line in the closing minutes as the host Greyhounds (5-14, 2-6 Patriot League) upset the defending league champion Bison (14-5, 7-1). Stephanie Karcz had 12 points and 11 rebounds, her 27th career double double, for Loyola, which opened with a 21-10 run. The Greyhounds will host Boston University Wednesday at 6 p.m.

January 25th, 2020|

Tenea Robinson scores 21 points in Poly’s girls basketball win over St. Frances

“Tenea is a jack of all trades,” said teammate Dasia Townes, who had 16 points. “You can’t defend her. If you think she’s going to drive, she’s going to pull it up. If you think she’s going to pull it up, she’s going to drive. If you don’t think she’s going to make the steal, she’s going to make the steal. You never know what you’re getting from Tenea. Today wasn’t a surprise for me. I knew that she was going to get it done.”

January 25th, 2020|