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LONDON, England – A Concord High School graduate competing in the World Paralympic Games in London was disqualified in one of his events on Thursday. The DQ for 19-year-old Dalton Herendeen came in the 200-meter individual medley. He was...
WSBT TV ReporterWith every stroke, every breath and every turn, 2011 Concord High School grad and University of Indianapolis sophomore Dalton Herendeen is that much closer to living his dream. “You almost can’t put into words the things I’ve sacrificed...
Tags: Swimming, Paralympic Games, Sports
Hello, Midshipmen! (Applause.) Well, thank you, Governor O'Malley, for your kind introduction and the great support that Maryland gives this Academy. To Secretary Mabus, Admiral Greenert, General Paxton -- thank you all for your incredible leadership of...
The Baltimore SunClarksville resident Tatyana McFadden won the women's wheelchair division of the Boston Marathon on Monday, hours before the race was marred by deadly explosions near the finish line. Though McFadden added to her resume as one of the elite Paralympic...
In February, the U.S. Olympic Committee sent a letter to the mayors of 35 cities, asking their interest in being the official U.S. candidate to host the 2024 Summer Games. Los Angeles was included in that list, and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa sent the...
Two-time Olympic host Los Angeles has officially thrown its hat in the ring again. "I am pleased to confirm our enthusiastic interest in bidding to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games," Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wrote to U.S....
Text of the letter: Dear Mayor: As you may know, the United States Olympic Committee is currently considering a bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. As we explore this exciting possibility, we are actively seeking to gauge the interest of U....
The uncle of Oscar Pistorius, the South African sprinter who became the first double amputee to race in the Olympics, says his family is "battling to come to terms" with his nephew's being charged with murder and it strongly disagrees with the...
Et cetera Moon Philly favored in Laurel Park's Morse Moon Philly is the morning line favorite to win today's feature at Laurel Park, the $125,000 Nellie Morse Stakes for fillies and mares. The 1 1/16-mile test drew 12 runners. Ten can face the...
Navy Lt. Brad Snyder holds the acoustic guitar in his arms for the first time, strums a few chords, then moves into a sampling of Neil Young. The sounds take the Naval Academy graduate back to the nights when he was deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan and...
Big Slackwater Oct. 13 — Images of the old Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, which had faded with time, were resurrected in 2012. The 2.7-mile section of the towpath known as Big Slackwater was closed after flooding in 1996 and it deteriorated into a...
Army veteran Melissa Stockwell has one strong, healthy leg. The other is a scarred, 6-inch stump that she has proudly nicknamed "Little Leg." The Bucktown woman throws birthday parties for this shortened limb, always dresses it in her favorite colors...
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