Business, Entertainment, Family, Sports

Ice rink opens for season at The Avenue

WHITE MARSH, MD—The ice rink has officially opened for the season at The Avenue at White Marsh. Each winter, the center of The Avenue is transformed into a magical winter wonderland where families can enjoy ice skating and take in the sights and sounds of the area’s busiest shopping mecca. The skating rink’s hours are as follows: Friday: 12pm-11pm Saturday: …


Education, Sports

PHHS girls’ soccer team to return to MPSSAA Championship

PERRY HALL, MD—They’ve done it again. Perry Hall High School’s Lady Gators soccer team defeated the Montgomery Blair Blazers, 1-0, in the state semifinals on Saturday at Gaithersburg High School. Sophomore Kyleigh Gough scored the only goal of the game. The Gators will face the Severna Park Falcons for the class 4A girls soccer title in the Maryland Public Secondary …


Bevins’ bill passes, construction of sports complex to begin in Middle River

TOWSON, MD—Councilwoman Cathy Bevins’ Bill No. 52-19 passed through the Baltimore County Council’s legislative session on Monday evening, November 4, 2019. The passage of this legislation allows alternative uses and development proposals adjacent to the MD-43 Overlay District. Construction for a sports complex off of Campbell Boulevard will now begin in Middle River. The sports complex will have an aquatic …

Ocean City angler catches record gray triggerfish

OCEAN CITY, MD—Ocean City resident Mike Glyphis has set a new Maryland state record for gray triggerfish. Glyphis caught the 5.6-pound fish on Wednesday, October 30, while fishing 16 miles offshore in the Atlantic Ocean. Glyphis said at first he thought his line was snagged on debris, but after a few tugs on his line, he says “the thing took …

State record set with triple tail caught in Atlantic Ocean

OCEAN CITY, MD—Angler Don Whittington of Bivalve reeled in the state’s first-ever record triple tail off the coast of Ocean City. The 11-pound, 25.25-inch long fish was caught on October 19 near Baltimore Canyon in the Atlantic Ocean. After about two hours fishing from his son’s boat for tuna and common dolphin, Whittington saw something unusual in the water. “We …

CCBC Essex soccer player named MDJUCO Women’s Soccer Athlete of the Month

ESSEX, MD—A soccer player for the CCBC Essex Knights has been named the MDJUCO Soccer Athlete of the Month for September. Kara Dietrich jump-started the Knights’ offense during the first month of the season, scoring 30 goals (third most in NJCAA Division I during September) and assisting on five others for a total of 67 points. The Knights went 12-1 …

CCBC Essex soccer teams capture conference titles

ESSEX, MD—The CCBC Essex men’s and women’s soccer teams are each taking home titles. Both teams managed to win Maryland Juco Athletic Conference championships and are now the No. 1 seeds in the NJCAA Region XX Division I tournament. The CCBC Essex men’s soccer team is ranked No. 19 and the CCBC Essex women’s soccer team is ranked No. 13 …

Nottingham man named first FishMaryland Master Angler Award recipient

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has recognized its first FishMaryland Master Angler Award recipient. Gary Simpson, of Nottingham, caught a total of 10 different species meeting all the minimum set requirements of the department’s new recreational fishing award program. Simpson’s award-sized catches include: chain pickerel, largemouth bass, white perch, walleye, striped bass, crappie, smallmouth bass, blue crab, red …