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May 6, 2009
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Wilson College alumna Gretchen Van Ness, a noted Boston attorney who has argued precedent-setting cases at the state and federal levels, will address the graduating class at Wilson College's 139th commencement ceremony, to be held Sunday, May 17. Van Ness, who graduated in 1980, played a key role in the successful effort to reverse a decision to close Wilson College 30 years ago. In 1979, as president of Wilson College Government...
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NEWS
June 9, 2008
Saint John's in Frederick celebrates birth of its founder FREDERICK, Md. - Saint John's Catholic Prep celebrated the birth date of its founder, the Rev. John McElroy, on May 14. The Saint John's Community gathered in the McSherry Gymnasium on campus for an academic convocation to celebrate and reflect on the importance of McElroy's vision for Saint John's. McElroy established two schools in Frederick, in 1825 and 1829. At the age of 81, he founded Boston College and became its first president.
NEWS
December 1, 2009
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) -- Maryland football coach Ralph Friedgen will return for the 2010 season, The Associated Press has learned. Friedgen's job status appeared shaky after the Terrapins lost a school-record 10 games this season. But after meeting for two consecutive days with athletic director Debbie Yow, he has been given the go-ahead to make plans for a 10th season as head coach at his alma mater, according to a school official who spoke on condition of anonymity because the announcement had not yet formally been made.
NEWS
by Staff and university reports | December 1, 2005
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Big hits need big accompishments. That's the way the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association looked at it Wednesday when it named Maryland linebacker D'Qwell Jackson the ACC defensive player of the year. Jackson turned big hits into his trademark in becoming the ACC's leading tackler and second leading tackler in the nation to easily become the second Maryland player ever to receive the honor. "It feels good to work hard and have somebody reward you for it," said Jackson.
NEWS
December 16, 2002
Schiller-Van Sice Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Schiller of Williamsport announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Lee Schiller, to Jason Van Sice, son of Robert and Lynne Van Sice of Seattle. Miss Schiller is a 1994 graduate of Williamsport High School and received a bachelor of science degree in chemistry in 1998 from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C. She is employed in surgical sales with the Ethicon division of Johnson and Johnson in Arlington, Va. Mr. Van Sice is a 1994 graduate of Tabb High School in Newport News, Va., and received a bachelor of arts degree in economics in 1998 from Hampden-Sydney College in Hampden-Sydney, Va. He is employed by Bearing Point Consulting in Tysons Corner, Va. A June wedding is planned.
NEWS
by BOB PARASILITI | November 16, 2005
bobp@herald-mail.com COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The University of Maryland football team climbed the mountain and paid a visit to a wise man last Saturday. The Terrapins scratched out a 33-30 overtime victory over North Carolina to keep alive all hopes for a winning record and a return to the postseason bowl games schedule. But it meant so much more. Maryland might have gained two key intangibles for the all-important final two games of the season - enlightenment and inner strength.
NEWS
by BOB PARASILITI | November 23, 2005
bobp@herald-mail.com COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Sometimes perfect isn't perfect. In another time, another place, University of Maryland football coach Ralph Friedgen would be ecstatic about the progression of the Terrapins this season. Words like "progress," "improving," "playing hard," "proud" and "effort" dotted Friedgen's comments when speaking about the team during his weekly media conference. Many coaches would give their practice whistle to say all those glowing comments.
NEWS
By C.J. LOVELACE | cj.lovelace@herald-mail.com | May 25, 2013
Jessica Swarner told her fellow St. Maria Goretti High School classmates on Saturday to never limit themselves and keep dreaming big as they move on to the next stage of their lives. “We have so much talent in this class,” said Swarner, valedictorian of Goretti's Class of 2013. “We're talented academically, athletically, artistically, everything. So I just don't want people to go to college and think that they should stick to the bare minimum. “They should really use their gifts to change the world because I know they can.” One of the larger graduating classes in recent years, a total of 59 seniors wrapped up their high school careers and received their diplomas during Goretti's commencement at St. Ann's Catholic Church on the school's campus north of Hagerstown.
SPORTS
April 12, 2012
Chris Kelly scored on a long slap shot 1:18 into overtime and the defending Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins beat the Washington Capitals 1-0 Thursday night in the opener of their first-round playoff series. Braden Holtby made 29 saves for the Capitals. Tim Thomas stopped all 17 shots he faced for Boston. The game was physical and scoreless until Thomas turned back a Washington attack early in the extra period. Brian Rolston dropped it for Benoit Pouliot to clear the zone and he pushed it up to Kelly, who slapped it over Holtby's glove for the game-winner.
NEWS
March 20, 2009
COLLEGE BASEBALL Shepherd 9, Barton 7 WILSON, N.C. -- Brian Collins went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer and Tyler Beard was 4-for-6 as Shepherd University improved to 11-7 with the win over Barton College (16-9). Terps on TV Saturday Maryland's home game against Boston College on Saturday will be shown live on CSN, beginning at 1 p.m. Two former Smithsburg athletes play for the Terrapins -- junior relief pitcher Nate Steelman and senior left fielder Gerry Spessard.
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