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Ted Patterson’s Orioles memorabilia

Ted Patterson’s Orioles memorabilia

6 Photos, 1 Video

Let’s just get the obvious out of the way: Ted Patterson, a former WBAL broadcaster, may have more Orioles memorabilia than you do. Ahead of Opening Day, BSMG photographer Brian Krista spent some time with Patterson last week, and came back with some photos and a video on his extensive collection.

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Jailbreak Brewing Co. gets ready to open

Jailbreak Brewing Co. gets ready to open

1 Video

In this ever-changing world of new media in news media, I wanted to call attention to a video produced by Howard County Times reporter Luke Lavoie that was shot entirely on his iPhone. Luke also used a Rode smartLav microphone to get better sound during the interviews and shot his “b-roll,” or secondary footage, as a videographer would.

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St. Baldrick’s head-shaving fundraiser

St. Baldrick’s head-shaving fundraiser

14 Photos, 1 Video

A special kind of fundraiser was held at Bill Bateman’s Bistro in Havre de Grace on Saturday, for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Participants had their heads shaved to support the foundation, which works to find cures for childhood cancers.

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Best of high school sports: Week of March 3-8

Best of high school sports: Week of March 3-8

19 Photos

The winter sports season came to a close for many high school teams in the Baltimore area over the weekend. For a few, there was excitement; for many, disappointment. See it all in this week’s edition of the best in high school sports photography, brought to you by Baltimore Sun Media Group photographers.

While you’re at it, the Howard County Times is looking for a new cover photo for its sports Facebook page. Check out the nominees and take a vote here.

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Oakland Mills basketball all-access

Oakland Mills basketball all-access

1 Video

The Oakland Mills High School boys basketball coach and team gave the Howard County Times an exclusive look into one of the top teams in Howard County sports – from the locker room, to the court, we follow the Scorpions in their last regular-season game at home on Friday, Feb. 21 against Centennial High School. Head coach Jon Browne was also wired for sound during the game.

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Jayamangala Dance Company

Jayamangala Dance Company

8 Photos, 1 Video

An anklet decorated with bells jingles as Priyanka Jayanti, a dancer with the Laurel-based Jayamangala School of Dance, stamps her bare feet. The jingling grows louder as Jayanti, 20, quickly leaps toward her fellow dancers, sweeping her arms into the air and extending her fingers toward the ceiling. Jayanti is rehearsing “Prayer to the Sun God,” one of the dances she and nine other Jayamangala dancers will perform Saturday at the Atlas Intersections Festival, an annual arts festival in Washington, D.C., with more than 100 performing groups.

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