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Naja McAdam, Clarksburg girls set the bar high en route to Maryland title BALTIMORE It came down to one last try for Clarksburg senior Naja McAdam. With one attempt left in the girls 4A high jump at Saturdays Maryland track and field state championships at Morgan State, McAdam was vying to be the only one to clear to 5 feet 6 i
Washington Post | 4 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Can you spell rivalry? Family dynasties fuel competition, intrigue at spelling bee BERRYVILLE, Va. The Estep kids all remember the words they spelled correctly to land a coveted spot in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.Marissa, 22, who went to the national bee twice, made it in 2004 with manicotti. Sam, 17, a three-time contestant, adv
Washington Post | 4 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Marques Haynes, Hall of Fame ball-handling wizard of Globetrotters, dies at 89 Marques Haynes, who bamboozled opposing players and thrilled millions of spectators for more than 50 years with his unparalleled ballhandling skills as a member of the Harlem Globetrotters and other barnstorming basketball teams, died May 22 in Plano, Tex
Washington Post | 5 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Va. Democrats hope to use Clinton mojo to improve their own position Hillary Rodham Clinton needs Virginia Democrats next year. But they need her now.In what is expected to be a heavily competitive presidential battleground in 2016, Democrats have a more pressing challenge this fall: trying to gain control of one of the st
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Local Digest: In District, two men slain in separate incidents Friday, Saturday THE DISTRICTTwo men slain in separate incidentsTwo men were slain in the District in separate incidents Friday and Saturday, D.C. police said.Stephon Demarrio Clark, 24, of Bowie, died after police found him with stab wounds about 12:30 p.m. in the 400 bl
Washington Post | 6 hours ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Severna Parks Alex Cauneac, Woottons Miranda Deng claim Md. state tennis titles Entering the second set of the boys singles final at the Maryland state tennis tournament, Severna Parks Alex Cauneac had experienced first-hand what has made Poolesville senior Dennis Wang one of the best players in the Mid-Atlantic region. Read full art
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Baseball: Riverdale Baptist rallies past DeMatha in Md. private schools title game In his first season taking over after his father finished a legendary career, Riverdale Baptist baseball Coach Ryan Terrill set three lofty goals for his team: win the National Association of Christian Athletes tournament, win 30 games and win the Marylan
Washington Post | 6 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Police have not charged associates found with quadruple murder suspect Four people found with Daron Dylon Wint, a suspect in the brutal quadruple slaying in a private home in Northwest Washington last week, have been released from custody, police said Saturday.Authorities found Wint on Thursday after a two-day, multistate ma
Washington Post | 6 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Rowing: Gonzaga, St. Albans finish one-two at SRAA national championships Five of the six boats in the boys varsity eight final were neck and neck with 1,000 meters remaining on the Cooper River in Camden, N.J.. But at the 500-meter mark, Gonzaga and St. Albans in lanes two and three surged ahead of the pack and made it a two-b
Washington Post | 7 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
D.J. Coleman, Truman Thomas help Southern repeat as Md. 2A baseball champs ABERDEEN, Md. When D.J. Colemans mother, Lovita Tice, passed away in February, the Southern third baseman approached Bulldogs Coach Frank Hood with a request: He wanted to dedicate his season to Tice and win a second-straight state championship in her hon
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