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Highland man fighting to keep fire trucks on family farm

Highland man fighting to keep fire trucks on family farm

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Standing in one of Scott Shearer’s barns next to one of his antique fire trucks, a visitor might be forgiven for thinking they’ve stepped back in time, to an era when the firefighter manning an engine as it sped toward a blaze would sit perched atop a leather seat uncovered from the elements, manually sounding the siren with a heavy metal hand crank.

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Howard High softball all-access

Howard High softball all-access

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Take a behind-the-scenes look into the Howard High School softball program, usually one of the top teams in the county. Head coach Chuck Rice and several players give insight into this year’s team as they practice for and face rival Mt. Hebron – who ended their 2013 playoff run – in a rainy, scrappy battle for first place on April 25.

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Mount de Sales senior finally back on lacrosse field after two ACL tears

Mount de Sales senior finally back on lacrosse field after two ACL tears

7 Photos, 1 Video

Mount de Sales senior lacrosse player Allie Hynson missed playing in her sophomore and junior years due to two consecutive ACL tears on the same knee. Now that she’s healed, she’s back on the field and finishing out her high school career with her friends and teammates.

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Lutheran girls lacrosse elevates play under new coach

Lutheran girls lacrosse elevates play under new coach

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The Baltimore Lutheran girls lacrosse team, which struggled last season and earned only a 1-9 record, has seen major improvements this year under the team’s new coach, former pro John Tucker.

Players say Coach Tucker, a former professional lacrosse player and coach for several Major League Lacrosse and National Lacrosse League teams, has stressed fundamentals to put the team back in winning form.

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MICA student blends history and gender in fashion

MICA student blends history and gender in fashion

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In his pale gray waistcoat, charcoal corduroys, and crisp white dress shirt buttoned to the neck, a burgundy ribbon tied around the collar, Amadeus Guchhait looks like he’s from another era.
So does his art.

Guchhait, a junior at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore and an Ellicott City native, has spent the semester creating a collection of clothing that unites disparate time periods and cultures as a commentary on western notions of identity and cultural appropriation. Read more here

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