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Student Hospitalized After 4 Girls Caught Vaping, ‘Dabbing’ At Westminster High School  CBS Baltimore

WESTMINSTER, Md. (WJZ) — One student was hospitalized after having adverse effects to drugs ingested at Westminster High School Thursday. Carroll County ...

Md. fire company gives away record $31K in scholarships

Students receiving the scholarships must be enrolled in an emergency program such as EMS, fire, medical or in the health or emergency field.

Maryland high school lacrosse game stopped early in 4th quarter for 'safety concerns'  USA TODAY High School Sports

An early season faceoff between Westminster and Mt. St. Joesph was stopped in the fourth when officials halted it for 'safety concerns.'

Some parents question Westminster HS health class materials  WBAL Baltimore

Some parents in Carroll County are questioning materials that are part of Westminster High School's Family Life Unit lesson plan.

High school drama season in Carroll County full of musical favorites  Carroll County Times

The spring season has begun for high school theatre productions in Carroll County.

Field Hockey: 'Confidence' carries Westminster to 3A West championship  Carroll County Times

Westminster hosted Urbana in the Class 3A West field hockey championship game Oct. 31, 2018.

Westminster rally is latest push back against school decision ban on 'We The People' posters  Baltimore Sun

Westminster High School alumni are organizing a rally next week to protest a decision by Carroll County schools to remove posters from classrooms that officials ...

Football: Westminster names Chris Bassler new coach  Carroll County Times

Westminster High School on March 12, 2019 named Chris Bassler, a former all-county standout at Francis Scott Key, its new football coach.

Football: Not a 'welcome back' on the field for former Owls coach  Baltimore Sun

Former Westminster football coach Brad Wilson made his return to Ruby Field on Sept. 1, 2018, for the first time since he stepped down as Owls coach after the ...

Jordan Costley, Youth Philanthropist of the Year, looks to make everyone 'feel like they’re important'  Baltimore Sun

On Oct. 17, Jordan Costley will be honored in the youth category at the Community Foundation of Carroll County's 13th annual Philanthropists of the Year ...

Posters deemed anti-Trump removed from Westminster High classrooms  Carroll County Times

Posters put up by teachers in a few classrooms at Westminster High School were removed on Thursday when it was deemed that the teachers were taking a ...

Curtain up: Fall play season is beginning at Carroll County Public Schools  Carroll County Times

Carroll County Public Schools students are preparing for a season of fall plays.

Big Band Merry Christmas benefit concert coming to Westminster High  Carroll County Times

The Carroll County Jazz Ensemble will perform their 17th annual Big Band Merry Christmas concert Dec. 1, benefiting Access Carroll Integrated Healthcare.

Learn from past when deciding fate of old school buildings  Baltimore Sun

If you think that our present day public discourse regarding the various education issues in Carroll County is interesting, researching the contentious history of ...

Study of schools in Carroll provides an interesting education  Baltimore Sun

The first weeks of June are a time when many young adults in Carroll County look forward to the end of the school year and graduation ceremonies.

After 32 years of mowing, plowing and planning, Westminster's street superintendent Larry Bloom retires  Carroll County Times

If anyone has the keys to the city of Westminster, it might be Larry Bloom, the superintendent of the Street Department. After 32 years through various roles with ...

Volleyball: Owls 'going to leave it all out there' for state final  Carroll County Times

Eight volleyball teams remain in Maryland's high school season, and Westminster is one of them. And when the Owls take the court Saturday night at University ...

Carroll Varsity Roundup (April 5): South Carroll softball rallies for big county win over Westminster  Carroll County Times

Hailey Wolfrey had two hits and two RBIs, and Stephanie Zirkenbach had a bases-clearing triple to lift South Carroll past host Westminster 13-3 in five innings in ...

Westminster grad Ernest Thompson an Oscar-winning storyteller  Baltimore Sun

Westminster High School graduate Ernest Thompson went on to be the Oscar-winning writer of "On Golden Pond."

Historic seasons come to an end for Bayside South lacrosse teams  Delmarva Daily Times

James M. Bennett, Parkside and Stephen Decatur's lacrosse teams fell in the state semifinals in their respective region.

Golf Preview: 'It's nice to play under pressure' for Sorkin, Owls  Carroll County Times

Aaron Sorkin, like many who dabble in golf, is a big fan of improving his game. Coming off an all-county freshman season in 2017, Sorkin figured he'd play as ...

Md. Students Wear ‘We The People’ Shirts To Class After Posters Were Banned From Walls  CBS Baltimore / WJZ

WESTMINSTER, Md. (WJZ) — Westminster High School made good today on their promise to wear t-shirts to school with images on them that were banned from ...

Carroll County public schools welcomes new teachers  Carroll County Times

The new kid in school needs plenty of support and the same can be said for new teachers. Just over 100 teachers new to Carroll County gathered bright and ...

CCPS on changes in administrators: 'You know that you’re not going to be in one place forever'  Carroll County Times

The end of the academic year meant changes in leadership at a number of schools in Carroll County, including one high school principal moving back to an ...

Powerlifting: County competition another big hit  Carroll County Times

Avid weightlifters gathered at Westminster High School on Feb. 24 for the annual Carroll County Public Schools Powerlifting Invitational, a competition designed ...

Girls Lacrosse: Team-by-team preview capsules for 2019  Carroll County Times

Team-by-team girls lacrosse preview capsules for Carroll County in 2019.

Hampstead mayor candidate: Chris Nevin  Carroll County Times

Chris Nevin is running for re-election as Hampstead mayor, with Zach Tomlin running against him.

Carol J. Shook, volunteer and former Miss Maryland, dies  Baltimore Sun

Carol J. Shook, a former Miss Maryland and longtime Carroll County volunteer, died Monday of complications of Alzheimer's disease at Carroll Hospital Center.

Carroll County Names New School Superintendent

Carroll County Names New School Superintendent - Westminster, MD - The new superintendent of Carroll County Public Schools is a graduate of Westminster ...

Taneytown mayor candidate profile: Donald C. Frazier  Carroll County Times

Ahead of this spring's municipal elections, the Carroll County Times has asked candidates to provide information on themselves and their priorities. Here are the ...

Spring Sports Preview: 3 things to watch for Carroll County baseball in 2019  Carroll County Times

Baseball state championships are somewhat rare in Carroll County. The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association started its state tournament in ...

Teacher Asked To Remove Diversity Posters Amid ‘Anti-Trump’ Claims  CBS Local

Westminster, Md. (WJZ) –A Carroll County high school is causing controversy after administrators asked a teacher to take down posters displayed in their ...

Dayhoff: Loss for the Dixons, one of Carroll County’s most prominent families, a loss for all  Carroll County Times

It was standing room only on Nov. 15, when friends, family, colleagues, and community leaders crowded into Pritts Funeral Home to pay their last respects to Jeff ...

National Girls High School Rankings For May 8  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum have published its fourth National Girls High School rankings for the 2018-19 ...

Caryl E. Peterson, retired professor of biology at Towson University, dies  Baltimore Sun

Caryl E. Peterson, a longtime professor of biology at Towson University who served for nearly a quarter-century as a trustee of McDaniel College, died Jan.

Lifting the world  The McDaniel Free Press

Carroll County's Miles Taylor exploded in popularity as a star in the world of sports earlier this month after a video was posted on Instagram of the lifter lifting two ...

Women's Basketball: Becky Martin to retire from McDaniel College after spring semester  Carroll County Times

Becky Martin, the longtime women's basketball coach at McDaniel College who went on an indefinite medical leave last summer, is retiring at the end of the ...

Maryland Man With Cerebral Palsy Overcomes Disability, Deadlifts 200 lbs.  CBS Baltimore

Miles Taylor, a 2013 Westminster High School graduate, posts a video of himself on Instagram deadlifting 200 lbs, showing his disability does not define him.

National Girls High School Wrestling Rankings For February 6, 2019  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum have published its third National Girls High School rankings for the 2018-19 ...

New school superintendent appointed in Carroll County  WBAL Baltimore

The Carroll County Board of Education has appointed Steven Lockard as the district's new superintendent.

Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $102,500 In Scholarships To 38 Maryland High School Seniors  Yahoo Finance

Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program Recognizes Students' Achievements Both In and Out of the Classroom ANNAPOLIS, Md. , May 23, 2019 ...

Huntingtown volleyball falls in five sets in 3A state semifinal

Huntingtown volleyball was stunned in five sets by Bel Air of Harford County in the Class 3A state semifinals after having a 2-0 lead.

Strongman: Myers 'stumbled upon' passion, now a national champ  Baltimore Sun

For Nicolai Myers, a Westminster graduate, being a Strongman is a test of character.

Signing Day: Carroll athletes make their college choices  Carroll County Times

Westminster senior Zane Lewis, the Times Football Player of the Year in 2017, make his college commitment to play at Division II Shepherd University next ...

Wrestling: Carroll County's state tournament qualifiers for 2019  Carroll County Times

Carroll County's qualifiers for the 2019 MPSSAA state wrestling tournament.

Maryland school security: Here's what we learned in visiting 18 schools  Baltimore Sun

The Baltimore Sun Media Group is investigating how area schools handle security. We sent 18 reporters and several photographers to schools around the ...

Harman in the Hall: Former Westminster baseball coach poised for state's top honor  Baltimore Sun

On Feb. 18, former Westminster High baseball coach Bryan Harman will be inducted into the Maryland State Association of Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame at a ...

Women's Basketball: Becky Martin taking leave as Terror coach  Carroll County Times

Becky Martin has patrolled the sideline as McDaniel's women's basketball coach for 37 seasons, ever since the Westminster High School graduate finished her ...

90 High School Seniors In Md. Receive Van Hollen Public Service Award  WFMD

Six are from Frederick County. Washington (KM) Six Frederick County high school seniors have received the Van Hollen Public *Service* Award. In a statement ...

Carroll County 2017 outstanding teacher nominations released  Carroll County Times

Carroll County Public Schools has released the list of teachers nominated for Outstanding Teacher Awards. There were 397 educators nominated. The Carroll ...

Maryland Man With Cerebral Palsy Deadlifts 200 lbs.  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Maryland man with Cerebral Palsy showed the world that his disability does not define him. Miles Taylor, a 2013 Westminster High ...

Carroll County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2018  Carroll County Times

This year's Carroll County Sports Hall of Fame class consists of five men who have made their mark at nearly every level of sports in this area. Jerry Georgiana ...

Wrestling Preview: Landscape filled with change in 2017-18  Carroll County Times

The Carroll County Times wrestling season preview for 2017-18.

Century High's McHugh is one of seven finalists for Maryland State Teacher of the Year  Carroll County Times

Thomas McHugh, who is an English teacher at Century High School, was named Carroll County's Teacher of the Year at the end of April and is one of seven ...

In School  Carroll County Times

The following local students were named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pennsylvania: Mackenzie Murray, of.

Northern volleyball wins 3A state title | Spotlight  So Md News

COLLEGE PARK — After sweeping Westminster High School in straight sets to capture the Class 3A state volleyball title for the second time in three years, ...

Field Hockey: Fipps, South Carroll exact revenge on Francis Scott Key in region playoffs  Carroll County Times

Francis Scott Key hosted South Carroll in 1A West field hockey action Oct. 29, 2018 in Uniontown.

McDaniel College Names Eric D. Immler as Director of Campus Safety  Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine

Eric D. Immler of Hanover, Pa., has been named director of campus safety at McDaniel College. In his new role at McDaniel, he will provide leadership and ...

Westminster mayors often had short terms in office  Baltimore Sun

Though it had happened more than a week earlier, in early August of 1981, the greater Westminster and Carroll County community was still mourning the death ...

2018-19 Preseason Girls National High School Rankings  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum are again partnered to create its preseason national rankings for high school ...

Back-to-back champ Hurricanes honored by commissioners  Bay Net

The back-to-back champion Huntingtown Hurricanes softball team was honored Tuesday morning with a proclamation from the Calvert Board of County ...

Decatur, Worcester Prep girls lacrosse players earn top honors  Delmarva Daily Times

Decatur girls lacrosse players Sarah Engle and Logan Townsend, and Worcester Prep's Gracie Gardner earned top honors for their work in 2019.

Carroll County Sports Hall of Fame: For Georgiana, 'Westminster made me who I am'  Carroll County Times

Jerry Georgiana is headed into the Carroll County Sports Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2018.

Lester E. Carlson, Westminster businessman  Baltimore Sun

Lester E. Carlson, who co-owned with his wife a Tupperware training and distribution center in Northern Virginia, died June 7 of pancreatic cancer at Carroll ...

Candidate for Judge of the Circuit Court: Richard Titus  Carroll County Times

Candidate for Judge of Circuit Court: Richard Titus.

Dayhoff: Arrival of spring for more predictable than Carroll County weather  Carroll County Times

Although Palm Sunday can appear anywhere on the calendar from March 15 to April 18; this year it comes early, just as many of us cannot wait for spring.

Stage set for new director to lead The Arc Carroll County program for adults with autism  Baltimore Sun

Just a year after earning her master's degree, Britt Burr is creating a groundbreaking program at The Arc Carroll County for adults with autism. The Westminster ...

Jerome 'Jerry' Fegan | Obituaries  The Star Democrat

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. — Jerome “Jerry” Fegan, 73, of Rehoboth Beach, DE, passed away on October 2, 2018 after a long battle with Parkinson's disease.

Boys Basketball: Gerstell Academy headed to MIAA's A Conference for 2019-20  Carroll County Times

Back-to-back Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association B Conference titles has Gerstell Academy receiving a promotion effective for next season.

Gerstell Academy junior awarded summer trip  Carroll County Times

Announcements of student accomplishments in Carroll County.

Harvey B. Bair, Carroll County developer, dies  Baltimore Sun

Harvey B. Bair, a former co-owner and partner in a Carroll County development company, died March 17 of kidney failure at his Westminster home. He was 81.

Carroll field hockey players getting ready  Carroll County Times

Kassie Kavoukas worked up a sweat during the first 30 minutes of Tuesday's field hockey skills and conditioning camp at Century High School, and the ...

Urbana hires Brad Wilson as its next football coach  Frederick News Post

Brad Wilson has yet to meet his new football team. But change is already in the air at Urbana, where Wilson plans to abandon the Hawks' trademark ...

Police: Former Carroll County teacher, swim instructor arrested  WBAL Baltimore

Baltimore County police said a former Carroll County teacher and swim instructor has been charged with soliciting boys for sex.

Tennis: Lions net another boys county title  Carroll County Times

Kelly, Pailer help Liberty boys repeat as county champs; girls run winning streak to 49 matches.

COLLEGE SPORTS: Mark Penn Promoted to Men's Lacrosse Head Coach at Florida Tech |

Florida Tech Director of Athletics Bill Jurgens has announced that Mark Penn has been promoted to the position of head coach of men's lacrosse.

Wise Wins 3rd consecutive 4A State Football Title  Afro American

Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr. High School, located in Upper Marlboro, Md., entered the 4A state high school football final match on Dec. 1 against Gaithersburg ...

Steven C. 'Bo' Eckard, McDaniel College music instructor, dies  Baltimore Sun

Steven C. "Bo" Eckard, a member of the music faculty at McDaniel College, where he was senior lecturer of music and founder of the Electric Bass Ensemble, ...

High School Football Season Kicks Off Friday Night

Westminster, MD - Falcons and Owls open the season at home.

Washington Road trails in Westminster a hidden treasure  Baltimore Sun

Washington Road Community Trail is off the beaten paths, but advocates hope to raise awareness.

Area roundup  Herald-Mail Media

... • WOMEN'S SOCCER. Concord 4, Shepherd 0. SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — The Rams were outshot 19-6 Sunday in their Mountain East Conference loss to ...

Judge Dorothy Virginia Utz, led Carrroll County Orphans' Court  Baltimore Sun

For 23 years, the Carroll County Orphans' Court was led by Chief Judge Dorothy Virginia “Dottie” Utz , who served from 1994 until her death on Sunday.

Carroll County's veteran State's Attorney Barnes dead  Baltimore Sun

Carroll County State's Attorney Jerry Barnes, 66, died Saturday after suffering a gunshot wound that the county sheriff's office said appeared to be self-inflicted.

Which Baltimore-area high schools have the best SAT scores? Find out here.  Baltimore Business Journal

Howard County has some of the highest schools, while city schools rank near the bottom.

Herbert R. Shipley, 89, founder of trucking company, dies  Baltimore Sun

Herbert R. Shipley, a career truck driver who founded Shipley Transport, died Wednesday of heart failure at his Westminster home. He was 89. The son of ...

Honoring a legacy of service to community and country [Eagle Archives]  Baltimore Sun

It was an eerie juxtaposition in Westminster on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Participants were making their final preparations for marching in the annual ...

Oliver L. 'Lee' Weller, mechanic and drag-racer, dies  Baltimore Sun

Oliver L. "Lee" Weller, former owner of several Westminster auto repair businesses and a drag-racer during the 1970s, died Jan. 13 of chronic obstructive ...

State board upholds Carroll BOE's decision to close schools  Carroll County Times

A decision came back at the end of the state board of education meeting Tuesday in regard to the closing of three Carroll County Schools.

Urbana football coach resigns after allegation that he struck a player  Frederick News Post

Dave Mencarini resigned as Urbana's football coach in the wake of a police report stating he struck one of his players during the second quarter of Urbana's ...

Robert R. Bair, a retired lawyer and former Venable LLP partner  Baltimore Sun

Robert r. Bair, a retired lawyer and former partner in what is now Venable LLP, died March 27 from heart failure at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in ...

Westminster City Council and County Commissioners discuss state of the city  Carroll County Times

Commissioners and the Westminster City Council discuss water, the internet and economic development.

2014-15 ALL-USA Maryland Boys Lacrosse Teams  USA TODAY High School Sports

USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Maryland Boys Lacrosse Teams. Players were selected based ...

Maryland High School Football Kicks Off 2014 Season  The Baltimore Wire

Maryland High School Football Kicks Off 2014 Season with big games all around the state, including powers like Middletown, Northwest, and Fort Hill.

Leone Announces 2018 Roster Additions

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Maryland women's soccer head coach Ray Leone announced roster additions for the 2018 season Tuesday morning. “This is a fantastic ...

Charles I. Ecker, former Howard County executive, has died  Baltimore Sun

Charles I. Ecker, former Howard County executive who was later superintendent of Carroll County public schools, died Wednesday at his Columbia home.

Nine More Walk-Ons Join The Mountaineer Football Team – WVU | West Virginia Mountaineers sports coverage  Blue Gold News

With the start of a new summer school session at West Virginia University, the Mountaineer football team has added nine new members. All are walk-ons who ...

Hoffman's Ice Cream & Deli makes its chocolate milkshake  WBAL Baltimore

Hoffman's Ice Cream & Deli makes its chocolate milkshake.

Baseball Signs Eight to National Letters of Intent  Fordham University Athletics

The Fordham baseball team has eight new additions to its program starting next season, it was announced Tuesday by Head Coach Kevin Leighton. Joining the ...

Power Five commitment recap: June 16-22  247Sports

The early signing period for college football is still more than seven months away, but the 2019 recruiting cycle is already in full swing as plenty of talented ...

Baseball: County's American Legion teams ready for summer  Carroll County Times

Summer is already here for those involved with American Legion baseball in Mount Airy and Sykesville. The county's two legion teams have started their 2018 ...

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