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The Maryland School for the Blind partners with Orioles, League of Dreams to host beep baseball game

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland School for the Blind is teaming up with the Baltimore Orioles and the League of Dreams to host a beep baseball game for students who are blind or low vision. The event will be held on the campus of the Maryland School for the Blind on Wednesday, September 8 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Beep baseball, …


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Orioles first baseman Chris Davis retires

BALTIMORE, MD—Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis on Friday announced his retirement from baseball. Davis missed all of the 2021 season due to an injury. The Orioles organization has issued the following statement: “The Orioles support Chris Davis as he retires from baseball today. We thank Chris for his 11 years of service to the club, to Orioles fans, and …


Baltimore Orioles announce full 2022 regular season schedule

BALTIMORE, MD—The Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday announced the 2022 regular season schedule, which will open in Baltimore on Thursday, March 31, against the Toronto Blue Jays at Oriole Park. The O’s will host Toronto for a three-game series before embarking on their first road trip of the 2022 campaign on April 4, beginning at Fenway Park against the Boston Red …

Perry Hall school dedicates field to two former White Marsh Recreation Council baseball commissioners

PERRY HALL, MD—A Perry Hall school dedicated a field to two former White Marsh Recreation Council baseball commissioners on Saturday morning. Chapel Hill Elementary School posthumously dedicated Field #2 to Raymond “Butch” Winkler and Tim Sipes, according to Councilman David Marks. Butch Winkler passed away in January at the age of 81, while Tim Sipes passed away in 2016 at …

Maryland Department of Health to offer free, voluntary COVID-19 testing inside Oriole Park at Camden Yards during home games

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday announced a partnership with Oriole Park at Camden Yards to open a COVID-19 testing site inside the stadium. Beginning on Friday, the site will offer free PCR tests before and during all home games as part of an ongoing roll-out of more community focused COVID-19 testing opportunities statewide. Fans will also have …

Councilman Marks provides update on recreation projects, including two new turf fields

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Tuesday provided an update on recreation projects in and around the Fifth District, including two newly-completed turf fields. “The new turf fields at Honeygo Regional Park and Meadowood Regional Park will extend the life of these facilities and serve athletes from around the county,” said Councilman Marks. “In addition to the projects mentioned …

Tickets now available for BCPS fall season sports

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—– Fall sports will begin on Friday, March 12, for Baltimore County Public Schools, and paperless tickets are now available for purchase using Ticket Spricket. Tickets are $5 each (plus a service fee), paperless, and are needed only for football, field hockey, soccer, and volleyball games and badminton matches. Tickets for Friday, March 12 will be available for …

Baltimore County launches ‘Healing Starts Here’ COVID-19 vaccine education campaign

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Wednesday announced the “Healing Starts Here” campaign to educate residents about the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccine and how they can register to receive it. The campaign aims to increase public confidence among residents currently underrepresented on the County’s vaccine registry by enlisting the support of trusted voices — including athletes, …