BALTIMORE — Prior to his team's appearance against the Century Knights in Thursday night's Class 2A state championship game, La Plata head boys soccer coach Chris Butler talked to his team about how in big games a team needs to have a special moment.

In recent years, the College of Southern Maryland men’s and women’s basketball teams had often been on opposite ends of the spectrum. This winter, both Hawks squads have lofty goals for the 2019-2020 campaign that has already gotten under way.

Two weeks into the football season, the Patuxent Panthers were just another 0-2 team, already just about an afterthought littered across the state landscape. But walking off their home field eight weeks later, the Panthers were an 8-2 team that had just won the program’s first playoff game i…

In the moments after officially inking her letter of intent to continue her soccer career at Coastal Carolina University, Northern senior Taylor Tolson thought a bit about the opportunity she and her teammates have Saturday afternoon, when they play Wilde Lake for the Class 3A state champion…

COLLEGE PARK — When the quartet of La Plata High School senior volleyball players arrived at the University of Maryland’s Ritchie Coliseum for the Class 2A state semifinals on Wednesday evening, their primary focus was on a possible return trip on Saturday for the state finals.

Last week I heeded the warning of the weathermen and brought in my potted plants on Friday evening, expecting a hard frost to finish off any left outside overnight. I needn’t have worried, for the next day was cold, but not freezing.