The County Times

Thursday, February 14, 2008

York (Pa.) Sawyer Leads Gets Past Hornets To Victory Seahawks, Senior’s six free throws in final minute lifts Great Mills 79-73
York, Pa. – The York College men’s basketball team picked up their seventh straight victory with a 79-73 win over St. Mary’s College of Maryland in Capital Athletic Conference play Saturday afternoon as the Spartans swept the regular-season series. The loss drops St. Mary’s to sixth in the conference standings, while York remains atop the league standings. The Spartans (16-6, 11-2 CAC) erased an early 6-0 deficit to gain See York CAC Victory page B-3 By Chris Stevens Staff Writer LEONARDTOWN – The latest chapter in the long and storied rivalry between Leonardtown and Great Mills was written and closed out by the Hornets. Led by senior guard Zack Sawyer’s game-high 16 points, Great Mills continued their lateseason push toward the state tournament, edging the Raiders 54-49 in a hotly-contested game at Leonardtown High Friday night. “We know when we play Leonardtown, it’s going to be a game of spurts,” said Hornets coach Frank Peck. “We can’t overreact when they make a run, we can’t get excited when we make a run.” Winning for the second time in less than two months on Leonardtown’s home court, Great Mills relied on rebounding and defense to thwart Leonardtown, something Raiders coach Jake Heibel noticed from the start. “They killed us on the boards at key times, and they made their foul shots,” an emotionally drained Heibel said. “The team that made the fewest mistakes was going to win the game.” Neither team led by more than eight points, and they were never separated by more than four points from the third quarter on. After expending a ton of energy to keep up with Leonardtown, Sawyer drained a 24foot three pointer from the right wing to give Great Mills its first lead (32-31) with 3:30 left in the third quarter. The Raiders, led by senior center Roy Person’s six thirdquarter points, fought back to take a 38-36 lead into the fourth, where both teams were on the seesaw for the majority of the eight-minute period. See Hornets Hoops page B-3 son), proved to be the bigger, strong, faster and more talented team, although the Raiders (1-10-1) played well in spurts. The score was tied at zero for close to half of the first period until Cory Jensen took a feed from

St. Mary’s (Md.) Upends York (Pa.), 74-66
York, Pa. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland women’s basketball team overcame a 39-31 halftime deficit and had four players in double figures as the Seahawks split the regular-season series with York College garnering a 74-66 triumph Saturday afternoon in Capital Athletic Conference action in Wolf Gym. The win places St. Mary’s (15-7, 8-5 CAC) at third in the conference standings and bumps York down to fourth, helping the Seahawks move closer to having a CAC first round playoff game at home on Tuesday, Feb. 26. In the contest’s first nine minutes, the Spartans (15-7, 7-6 CAC) boasted a 27-12 advantage behind 14 points from senior forward Kristen Daly. Seven points from junior forward Allie Scott helped the Seahawks establish a 19-8 run to pull within 35-31 with 52 seconds left in the half. Daly and junior forward Chanel Perez combined for the half’s last four points to give York a 39-31 lead at intermission. Daly finished the first 20 minutes with 20 points and eight rebounds as she shot 8-of11 from floor and went 3-for-3 at the free throw line. Scott led the Seahawks with nine. St. Mary’s opened up the second half with a 19-7 run to regain the lead for good as senior guard Megan Uglik fired off three straight three-pointers to give the Seahawks a 50-46 margin with 11:35 left in the game. The Spartans mounted a small rally and got within two (57-55) at 7:01 but that was as close as York would get with St. Mary’s flying out to an 11-point lead with 3:26 remaining on a 13-4 run. Scott finished the afternoon with a team-high 20 points and six rebounds, while freshman center Tiara Hurte recorded a double-double on 16 points and a game-high 11 See St. Mary’s Women’s page B-2

Raiders Skate Tough With Severna Park
By Chris Stevens Staff Writer WALDORF – Rob Barthelmes was realistic about his team’s chances against Maryland Scholastic Hockey League powerhouse Severna Park last Wednesday night, not expecting too much but hoping for the best. “I have an extremely young team, and we were happy to walk out of here without a mercy rule,” the Leonardtown ice hockey coach said following the Raiders’ 9-2 loss to the Falcons, one of the top teams in the MSHL’s Eastern Division. By league rule, the game would have been stopped early had the Falcons gotten ahead by a 10-goal margin, which could have happened considering they jumped out to a 90 lead early in the third period. Severna Park (9-4-1 on the sea-

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The Raiders’ Roy Person and Gerell Shingles (42) surround a leaping Chris Branch of Great Mills.

forward Vince Ambrose and batted it past freshman goalie Brett Kibler for a 1-0 lead. 20 seconds later, Ambrose stole the puck and slid a backhander behind Kibler for the Falcons’ second goal and a fast See Ice Hockey page B-2

Knights’ Lack of Teamwork Costs Them In Rout

Melvin Ejum defends Gonzaga’s Max Kenyi.

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By Chris Stevens Staff Writer LEONARDTOWN – Dave Tallman knew that having a chance to defeat Nationally-Ranked Gonzaga College High School would take

Charlie Yates (red helmet) defends Severna Park’s Jack Mills.

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nothing less than a total team effort Sunday evening. He was very disappointed to watch his St Mary’s Ryken boys’ basketball team giving the complete opposite. See Ryken Basketball page B-2

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Ice Hockey
Continued from page B- track to yet another victory. Jensen scored five goals for the Falcons, while Jack Mills scored twice and Scott Steeled added a goal. Adam Zinmeister racked up three assists for Severna Park as well. “They are a very good team, with a lot of travel players,” Barthelmes explained. “We were fortunate to come out here and skate with them. We lost 9-2 and it felt like a win for us.” The Raiders avoided a shut-out early in the third period when Nathan Krevey scored at the 9:54 mark, and Charlie Yates shoved in a rebound four minutes later for his third goal of the season. Gordy Bonnel, the Raiders’ leading scorer with 11 goals, assisted on both Leonardtown goals, bringing his point total to 13 on the season. Playing in place of the usual starting goaltender (Joey Rongione), Kibler had his moments, stopping 26 of 35 shots, more than a few of his saves being of the acrobatic variety. “There’s no reason why he can’t continue to progress,” Barthelmes said, adding that he wanted to get his young goalie some serious ice time. “This is his first year skating, and by the time he’s a senior, I expect him to

St. Mary’s Womens
Continued from page B- caroms. Uglik also had 16 points as she connected on a career-high four three-pointers, while sophomore guard Steph Saint-Aubin chipped in 10 points and seven boards. The Seahawks avenged their Jan 9 69-63 loss to York with today’s victory. The Spartans were hampered by poor shooting in the second half, as York went 9of-32 from the floor, includPhoto By Chris Stevens

ing 1-of-6 from downtown. St. Mary’s was sent to the free throw line 35 times, including 25 occasions in the second stanza, but only connected on 19 attempts. Daly led all players with 25 points and 10 rebounds, while junior guard Keli Ward tallied 21 points and dished out a game-high six assists.

Vince Ambrose slides a goal into the net as Leonardtown goalie Brett Kibler tries to stop the shot.

The Raiders’ Nick Corey tries to keep up with the Falcons’ Vince Ambrose.

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Matthew Fischer ushers the puck up the ice in Wednesday’s game.

be one of the best players in the league.” The young and undersized Raiders (minus forward Edwin Pelliccia, who suffered a knee injury against

St. Mary’s Ryken the previous Friday) continued to fight and finally got on the board when Krevey beat Falcons goalie Michael Campbell stick-side in the third.

“I think they wanted to hurry up and get us off the ice at that point,” Barthelmes joked.

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Leonardtown coach Rob Barthelmes has a word with freshman goalie Brett Kibler.

Ryken Basketball
Continued from page B- “A couple of my guys decided to take matters into their own hands, and you can’t do that against a team like Gonzaga,” Tallman said after the Purple Eagles (ranked #21 nationally) dismantled the Knights 63-38 in Washington Catholic Athletic Conference action at Ryken High. “If we ever learn to play together as a team, we’ll be tough to beat,” an unhappy Tallman added after a long post-game talk with his team. The game started as if the Knights would uphold Tallman’s message of teamwork, using solid defense and quick ball movement to shrink Gonzaga’s wide lead of 10 to just two late in the first half. However, the first-place Purple Eagles (24-1 overall, 15-1 WCAC) scored six quick points to close the second quarter with a 30-22 lead heading into the locker room. It only got worse for the Knights as they could manage only 16 total second-half points (seven in the third quarter and nine in the fourth). The Knights’ offensive struggles gave Gonzaga total control of a ballgame in which the Purple Eagles would eventually run out to a lead as huge as 27 points in the final sec-

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Jon Taylor looks to pass as Gonzga’s Connor Ford defends.

onds, before sophomore forward Melvin Ejim scored on a meaningless put-back lay-up as time expired. “We played well in spurts. We had a top 20 team in our sights, we were only down two at one point,” Tallman said. “But, it’s hard to win when you’re playing individual basketball. We’re very inconsistent.” Tallman wanted to make a promise to Ryken’s fans, students, staff and alumni that things would be corrected in time for Tuesday’s home finale with St. John’s College Prep, the first game ever broadcast in school history on the internet. “That falls on the coach, and come Monday in practice, I will find five guys to start who are unselfish, will pass the ball and make cuts,” Tallman said. “That is what our fans want to see and that’s what they’ll see Tuesday night.” Ejim led the Knights (12-13 overall, 4-12 in WCAC play) with 13 points while sophoPhoto By Chris Stevens more guard Taevaunn Prince added 11. CamThe Knights’ Julius Brown pressures the Purple Eagles’ eron Johnson and Cedrick Lindsay led GonRodney Gould. zaga and all scorers with 15 points each.

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Ryken’s Kai Smith brings the ball up court against pressure from Gonzaga defender Rodney Gould.

Scott Named CAC Playerof-the-Week for the Second Time This Season
North Huntingdon, Pa. – For the second time this season, St. Mary’s Seahawks own Allie Scott has been named the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) Women’s Basketball Player-of-the-Week as Scott picked up the honor for the week ending Feb. 11. Scott’s first CAC weekly honor of the 2007-08 season came Dec. 17 when she shared the honor with Marymount University’s Kathleen Brown. This week’s win marks the fifth time in her career that Scott has earned a conference player-of-the-week citation in threeyears as a Seahawk. The 5-10, junior forward helped St. Mary’s post a 2-0 week with a pair of road conference wins over Hood College and York College to move the Seahawks to third in the league standings, putting SMCM on track to host a first-round playoff game Feb. 26 for the first time since the 2004-05 campaign. The Atholton High School product started the week with 16 points and six rebounds in a 71-54 victory at Hood. She then followed that up with 20 points and six boards in a key triumph at York as St. Mary’s recorded a 74-66 win. For the week, she averaged 18.0 points and six caroms in two games. Scott is second on the team in both scoring and rebounding with averages of 15.9 and 7.6, respectively. She is currently ranked fifth in the CAC in scoring, seventh in blocks (0.86 bpg), tied for ninth in steals (1.77 spg), 10th in rebounding, 11th in field goal percentage (.461), and 14th in free throw percentage (.649).

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Hornets Hoops
Continued from page B- After Leonardtown forward Eric Chase swished a triple to give the Raiders a fourpoint lead halfway through the fourth, the Hornets clawed back to take the lead. Antonis Moye stole an inbound pass and made a lay-up and a free throw to shrink the lead to one. On the next Hornet possession, Johnny Dickerson floated a shot off the glass to give Great Mills a 48-47 lead with 2:35 remaining in the game. The Raiders took their last lead with 56.4 seconds left when guard Tyre Herbert drew the fifth foul on Great Mills forward Andre Butler and sank both free throws to put Leonardtown ahead 49-48. Sawyer then was fouled by Moe Stone and made the go-ahead foul shots with 46.2 seconds to go. After the Raiders missed a few shots going for the lead, Sawyer made two more and sealed the deal by intercepting Jeff Wettingel’s inbounds pass with 4.8 seconds left.

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The Hornets’ Antonis Moye drives to the basket.

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Zack Sawyer’s 16 points led Great Mills to a key victory Friday night.

The senior calmly stepped to the line and made his sixth straight foul shot in 41 seconds, amongst a din of noisy Raider fans trying to throw him off. “That was huge,” Peck said of Sawyer’s cool under fire in the final minute. “That’s what you expect of your seniors. Zack had four fouls, but we wanted him in there shooting the free throws.” “Coach has us run and take free throws when we’re tired,” Sawyer said. “It really helped out a lot tonight.” Moe Stone led Leonardtown (11-8 overall, 6-6 SMAC) with 13 points while Eric Chase added 11. Butler was second on the Hornets in scoring with 13 points before fouling out. With just two weeks remaining in the regular season, the Hornets (10-7 overall, 6-5 SMAC) have won five straight and seem to be hitting their stride after a slow start – a start Peck attributes to learning and growing on the run. “We knew that we were going to have to create an identity for ourselves, and you put yourself in a tough spot when you do that,” he explained. “But it didn’t damage our season, so we hope to continue in the playoffs and make some noise.” Heibel said he told his players “to cry, be angry and get it out of your system.” “We still have a lot of basketball to play, we’ve got to put this game behind us and move forward.”

Leonardtown guard Moe Stone listens as head coach Jake Heibel gives instructions.

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Tyre Herbert shoots in Friday Night’s Great Mills/Leonardtown showdown.

Raiders-Hornets Season Summary
By Chris Stevens Staff Writer Usually, fans, staff, students and alumni only get two chances per season to see Great Mills and Leonardtown duel for boys’ basketball supremacy. However, thanks to the Four Star Pizza Holiday Tournament this past December, the Raiders and Hornets had one extra battle on the schedule, and all three games lived up to the billing of the two most closely matched and associated high schools in St Mary’s County. Everything from fourth quarter comebacks to dueling cheers and cheerleaders was on display this year. The high stakes in this rivalry might not always be a SMAC championship, but the County championship will do as far as these two rivals are concerned. The three games in which these teams met were worthy of a look back as they will go their separate ways and battle for post-season supremacy in the 3A and 4A regions of the Maryland State Tournament.

York CAC Victory
Continued from page B- control of the first half. York led by no more than eight in the first 20 minutes as the Seahawks were within two points on several occasions, including 37-35 at 2:37. York went on to post a 40-35 halftime advantage. Senior guard Levi Winters paced everyone at the half with 13 points, while senior guard Tyson Lesesne led the Seahawks with seven. St. Mary’s was plagued by 22 turnovers (11 in each half) to the Spartans’ 12. However, the Seahawks outrebounded YCP, 47-38, behind a season-high 11 boards from freshman forward Mike Bowden. A three-pointer by senior forward T.J. Jordan gave the Seahawks a 69-66 advantage with 3:10 remaining in the contest. However, an 11-2 run by York allowed the Spartans to regain the lead at 77-71 with 18 seconds on the clock as senior forward Chad McGowan netted seven in the run. McGowan went on to finish with a double-double on game-highs of 26 points and 12 rebounds, while also dishing out four assists. Winters contributed 20 on the day, while sophomore guard Nick Brady added 11 and seven boards. The Seahawks were unable to notch a win despite having four players in double figures. Lesesne and junior forward Calvin Wise each had 16 points, while freshman guard Alex Franz chipped in 10. Lesesne and Franz each handed out five assists, while Wise and Franz grabbed six and five caroms, respectively. Junior center Alex Irmer was one rebound shy of a double-double with 10 points and nine boards. Special to the County Times, From the St. Mary’s College Sports Information Department

Great Mills 46, Leonardtown 32
Taking a few pages from the Raider playbook, Frank Peck and his Hornets got revenge by outlasting Leonardtown on their home court with intensity on the boards and using the clock to their advantage on offense. The Hornets held a double-digit lead late when Peck ordered his troops to spread the floor and hold on the ball, a successful tactic that kept their lead intact and gave them the win. Peck was pleased with the game plan his Hornets carried out, while Heibel was disappointed in his team’s effort.

Round 3: Friday night, Leonardtown High School Great Mills 54, Leonardtown 49
This game saw everything expected in a rivalry rallies, runs and both coaches showing their exasperation or approval towards the execution of their game plans. With a four-game winning streak on the line and several hundred Raider fans threatening him with temporary hearing loss, senior point guard Zack Sawyer went a perfect six-for-six from the free throw line in the final 46 seconds of play to give the Hornets a 2-1 series win, along with boosting their positioning in the 3A region, which would have them hosting a first round game as of Friday night’s result. The emotional game took a toll on both sides, but Sawyer, just as calm as he was at the free throw line, explained, “This is [the Great Mills seniors] last time playing Leonardtown, we had to beat them. We didn’t have a choice.”

Round 1: Dec. 14, 2007, Great Mills High School Leonardtown 50, Great Mills 47
It was a close call, but the Raiders’ 19 point fourth quarter lead was enough to keep the Hornets from completing an unbelievable rally and stealing the victory. The atmosphere in the gym was electric. Jake Heibel was voiceless after it all, managing to say that he was proud of his kids and how hard they worked for the win. The win was Heibel’s first against the Hornets since he took over as Raiders coach in 2004. Heibel had coached at Great Mills for 12 years before moving to Leonardtown.

Round 2: Dec. 27, 2007, Leonardtown High School Four Star Pizza Holiday Tournament Semi-Finals

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Thursday, February 14, 2008

Southern Maryland Libraries Offering Free Language Learning Software
Southern Maryland library cardholders now have the opportunity to learn seven different languages free through a new online language-learning program called “Tell Me More.” The software, which is available on all library computers in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties, features English, two kinds of Spanish (Latin America and Spain), French, German, Italian and Dutch. The program can also be reached from any location with internet access using a valid Southern Maryland library card. See New Library Software page B-

Two Award-Winning Documentary Films By St. Mary’s College Professor
St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM) will screen award-winning independent documentary filmmaker and St. Mary’s College assistant professor David Ellsworth’s Time, and the River and Husks on Monday, Feb. 18, at 8 p.m. in Cole Cinema at the Campus Center. Ellsworth’s documentary is the third of five films that are part of the Theatre, Film, and Media Studies’ experimental film series. This series is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Mark Rhoda at marhoda@smcm.edu or 240-895-4231. Working in a variety of formats, Ellsworth began filmmaking in 1996 with his 2.5 minute, Super-8mm Ice. The experimental film played internationally and on MTV as a music video for the Chicago band Tortoise. His work has screened and won awards at festivals internationally, including New York City, San Francisco, Amsterdam, Havana, Paris, and Tokyo. Husks (2002), which will screen with Time, and the River (2004), is an experimental portrait of rural Iowa life that explores past and present visions of how people and the rural landscape interact. The film includes a mix of 16mm and optically printed Super-8 film. Time, and the River, a documentary about people living in boat houses on the Mississippi River near Winona, Minnesota, “is at once deceptively simple, yet artistically complex,” said critic George Lellis. “Ellsworth prizes simplicity—the simplicity of nature, simplicity of living, the simSee SMCM Screening page B-5
Angela Pontorno receives 2008 Maryland Student Award

Forrest Center Student Wins Printing And Graphics Award
Angela Pontorno, a graphic communications student at the Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center, received the 2008 Maryland Student Award from the Printing and Graphics Association of MidAtlantic (PGAMA) at the third annual Print Quality Awards Banquet held January 31, 2008, at the Kossiakoff Center in Laurel, MD. The Print Quality Awards is an annual competition for regional printing and graphics firms, celebrating all aspects of printing and graphic communications. High school students from across Maryland were recognized for their achievement in their school printing programs. PGAMA sponsors the student awards program as part of See Graphics Award page B-

Former Lieutenant Governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend Gives Nitze Lecture
“Notes from the Front: The Presidential Campaign--Democracy’s Alternative to War”
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, former lieutenant governor of the State of Maryland, and chair of the board of directors of the University of Maryland’s Human Virology Institute, will be giving a public lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 8 p.m. The lecture, titled “Notes from the Front: The Presidential Campaign—Democracy’s Alternative to War,” will be held in Cole Cinema in the Campus Center and is free and open to the public. A reception will be held afterwards in the Aldom Lounge. For more information, contact Michael Taber at (240) 895-4900. “I will explore reasons for the excitement and interest in the campaign season, the strategies of the candidates and what all this says about America’s future,” Townsend said. “Given the closeness of the race for the Democratic nomination for president, the intensity of the campaigns will only increase as they move into Maryland, Virginia, and D.C., and then on to other states,” said Michael Taber, the director of the College’s Paul H. Nitze Scholars Program, which is sponsoring Townsend’s visits. “Since Kennedy Townsend is a seasoned campaigner, I expect she has some battle stories to share with us, as an insider.” This is Townsend’s third of four See Townsend page B-5

Christopher Harris

Two Award-Winning Documentary Films By Christopher Harris To Be Screened
St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM) will screen award-winning independent documentary filmmaker Christopher Harris’ still/here and Reckless Eyeballing on Monday, Feb. 25, at 8 p.m. in Cole Cinema at the Campus Center. Harris’ documentary is the fourth of five films that are part of the Theatre, Film, and Media Studies’ experimental film series. This series is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Mark Rhoda at marhoda@smcm.edu or 240-895-4231. Harris’ films still/here (2000) and Reckless Eyeballing (2004) use formal abstraction to explore the connection between history and memory in ways that break down conventional images of race and identity. A powerSee Documentary Films page B-5

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend

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SMCM Screening
Continued from page B- plicity of sparsely beautiful images.” Ellsworth teaches film and video production, screenwriting, and cinema studies at the college.

Documentary Films
Continued from page B- fully melancholy film about the blighted cityscape of St. Louis’s north side, still/here articulates the disturbing relationships of people with place. In Reckless Eyeballing (2004), black action heroine Pam Grier and ‘60s activist Angela Davis unravel longstanding misperceptions. Harris’ films are exhibited internationally at festivals throughout North America and Europe, including Rotterdam, Vienna, Paris, and Berlin. His experimental work has been the subject of scholarly inquiry and is included in the permanent collection of the Film Study Center at Yale University. Harris is Associate Professor of Cinema Studies at the University of Central Florida, where he teaches experimental film, film theory, and Black Cinema.

Outback Steakhouse Luncheon to Benefit Walden/Sierra
Leonardtown, Maryland - Walden/Sierra will hold a fundraising luncheon at the Outback Steakhouse in California, Maryland, on Thursday, March 6th, at 11:30 a.m. Tickets are $20 each, and proceeds will help support Walden’s community-based programs, including crisis intervention, trauma counseling and substance abuse treatment and prevention for Southern Maryland residents. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call Valerie Colvin at 301-9971300, or visit www.waldensierra.org.

Social Security Administration Adds Additional benefits; a.m. to 2 p.m. Location · Find the address of your local Other service sites in Southern MaryThe Social Security Administration has added an additional location to serve the citizens of St. Mary’s County. Beginning on Wednesday, March 26, Social Security representatives will be available at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center at 44219 Airport Road in California from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month. This service will be in addition to the site at the College of Southern Maryland Leonardtown Campus, Building A, (22950 Hollywood Road). Representatives are available at that site on the second Wednesday of each month from 9 land include one at the Calvert County Office on Aging at 450 Dares Beach Road in Prince Frederick on the first and third Thursday of the month from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and at the Richard R. Clark Senior Center at 1210 Charles Street in La Plata on the fourth Thursday of each month from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Although these locations have limited operating hours, many questions can be answered at the Social Security Administration’s website located at www. socialsecurity.gov. This website is a valuable resource for information about all of Social Security’s programs. You can: · Apply for certain kinds of

Social Security office; · Request a Social Security Statement or a replacement Medicare card; and · Find copies of Social Security publications. In addition, you can call Social Security toll-free at 1-800-772-1213 for answers to specific questions from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. Automated phone service is also available 24 hours a day. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, you may call Social Security’s TTY number, 1-800-325-0778. All calls are treated confidentially.

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Women Sailing Champions Star In MPT Outdoor Maryland Segment
St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s InterCollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) Women’s National Champions will take another star turn, this time in a Maryland Public Television broadcast on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. “Outdoors Maryland” will air “The Sails of St. Mary’s” as its first piece that evening. Five St. Mary’s College of Maryland women sailed on the featured team last spring: Adrienne Patterson (’08, Newport Beach, Calif.), Melissa Pumphrey (’07, Annapolis, Md.), Jennifer Chamberlain (’09, Alexandria, Va.), Sarah Morgan Watters (’10, Oxford, Md.) and Mattie Farrar (’08, Blaine, Wash.). Patterson was selected Female College Sailor of the Year. Pumphrey was not only named All American Crew, but was the College’s 2007 valedictorian. Morgan was selected as a Women’s All American. “As a coach, I liked the idea of putting that extra little edge on the players that the TV camera and microphones provided. I think it helped us deal with the intensity of national championship competition,” said College Sailing Coach Adam Werblow. The women’s victory occurred after the spring semester ended and was celebrated at the College in early October 2007. In January, the victorious St. Mary’s College sailors were recognized at the State House in Annapolis with “House Resolution” certificates presented by Maryland Speaker of the House Mike Busch and Delegate John Bohanan. Coaches Werblow and Bill Ward and College President Jane Margaret O’Brien were also there as the College’s sailors were cited for “exemplary performance” in their championship victory at the 2007 ICSA National.” The Outdoors Maryland segment on the women’s team promises to bring the thrill of their performance to life for viewers across the state.

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Townsend
Continued from page B- scheduled public lectures at SMCM as the Paul H. Nitze Senior Fellow for 2007-08. Her first lecture was based on her book, Failing America’s Faithful: How Today’s Churches Are Mixing God with Politics and Losing Their Way, which was published in 2007. Her second lecture focused on the role of women in politics, and her belief that this is the “breakthrough century for women.” Anticipating her forthcoming talk on the evening after Maryland’s presidential primary, Taber said, “I am interested to hear her reflection on the recent media attention about the endorsements of Obama by some of the Kennedy family. What does it mean for us in this day and age for a

given candidate to remind us of JFK and RFK? Should we care, other than for reasons of nostalgia? Does this tell us more about the present-day candidate, or about our views of the past?” Each year, the College invites an accomplished writer, journalist, or other professional figure to be the Nitze Senior Fellow and to make several visits to the campus. Last year, David Sanger, New York Times chief correspondent for the White House, met with classes in political science, economics, and Nitze Program seminars, and had a discussion with the staff of the College newspaper, the Point News, about careers in journalism. Previously, author Edward P. Jones gave public readings from his Pulitzer prize-winning novel, The Known World, and joined a panel discussion about why writers write.

CSM Presents “Treasure Island.” Feb. 29, 7:30 p.m., College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. The Southern Maryland Actor’s Repertory Theatre will perform the classic adventure tale of buccaneers and hidden gold, “Treasure Island.” $5. 301934-7828, 240-725-5499, 443550-6199, 301-870-2309, Ext. 7828 or BxOffc@csmd.edu. www.csmd.edu/FineArts.

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Lenten Seafood Dinners
Immaculate Heart Of Mary Church is hosting its annual Lenten Seafood Dinners every Friday until March 14 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Carryouts available. Prices vary. Children Meals available. Kids three and under eat FREE! Call (301) 8638144 for more information.

College of Southern Maryland Julie Burk-Greer & Tad Greer Mac Clabaugh & Jim Bacot v Shepard & Pat McKenney Dr. Joyce Neal v Norris & Dudderar P.C. St. Mary’s College Foundation v Leonardtown Lions Club

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Radnor Manufacturing Co.; Cherry Cove Hospitality; Research & Engineering Development, Inc.; Mehaffey & Associates, PC; Envision Consulting, LLC; CSC; Wyle; Brooks & Barbour, Century 21 New Millennium

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Weimert & Son Builders, Inc.
REMODELING, ADDITIONS, SIDING, GARAGES, ROOFING, TREATED DECKS, WINDOWS, PAINTING, KITCHENS

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William Sturgis; Anne Marum; John & Marilyn Baggett; Alfred A. Lacer, Attorney At Law; John Hanson Briscoe; First Command Financial Planning; Quality Street Kitchen and Catering; Cedar Point Federal Credit Union; Three Notch Veterinary Hospital; Carmike Kitchens; Franzen Realtors; Jennifer and Robert A. Russell; Mary Louise and Rolla Burk; Paula Storch; Rick’s Jewelers; Guy Distributing Co.; SMECO; Dyson Lumber Co.; Art In Wire; St. Mary’s Pet Sitters; Raley Enterprises; Russell and Flavienne Crenshaw; Paul and Mary Kukla; Katie Watts; John & Annette Madel; Rosemary and Alan Hinkle; Dr. Verghese and Dr. Ling; John and Joan Lawrence; Jack and Karen Holcomb; Brome Howard Inn LTD; Quality Built Homes, Inc.; Francis and Jeanne Toth; Robert and Sally Wigginton; Technology Security Associates, Inc.; Zahir Yousaf, M.D.; Leonardtown True Value; Griffin Flooring; Guenther’s Fine Wine & Spirits; Vintage Source.

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Special thanks to DJ Marc Shubrooks, St. Mary’s Hospital, Frame A Lot, and The Printing Press

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Thursday, February 14, 2008

Shrimp in Tomato Sauce over Pasta
From eatbetteramerica.com Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small bunch scallions, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes 3/4 cup dry white wine or nonalcoholic white wine 1 tablespoon sugar 3/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley or basil 12 fresh or frozen and thawed jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined 8 ounces spaghetti 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese Directions 1. Warm oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add scallions and garlic. Cook 10 minutes, or just until scallions begin to turn golden. 2. Add tomatoes, wine, sugar, and 1/2-cup parsley or basil. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 20 to 25 minutes, or until sauce is slightly thickened. 3. Add shrimp and return to a summer. Cook 4 to 5 minutes, or until shrimp are opaque. 4. Meanwhile, cook spaghetti according to package directions. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. Add sauce and toss to mix. 5. Sprinkle with Parmesan and remaining 1/4cup parsley or basil.

Slow Cooker Vegetable Minestrone
From eatbetteramerica.com Ingredients 4 cups vegetable or chicken broth 4 cups tomato juice 1 tablespoon dried basil leaves 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon dried oregano leaves ¼ teaspoon pepper 2 medium carrots, sliced (1 cup) 2 medium celery stalks, chopped (1 cup) 1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup) 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms (3 oz) 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 can (28 oz) Muir Glen® Organic diced tomatoes, undrained 1 ½ cups uncooked rotini pasta (4 1/2 oz) Shredded Parmesan cheese, if desired Directions 1. In 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, mix all ingredients except pasta and cheese. 2. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours or until vegetables are tender. 3. Stir in pasta. Cover; cook on High heat setting 15 to 20 minutes or until pasta is tender. Sprinkle each serving with cheese.

Prosciutto wrapped Scallops
From foodnetwork.com Ingredients 1/4 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves 2 tablespoons chopped pitted black olives (about 10 olives) 1/4-cup extra-virgin olive oil 12 medium scallops 1/4-teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 12 slices prosciutto 2 cups arugula 1 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar Directions 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. 2. In a food processor, add the tomatoes, basil, olives, and olive oil and process until finely chopped. 3. Season both sides of the scallops with salt and pepper. Rub each scallop with the tomato mixture. Fold each slice of prosciutto in half lengthwise, then wrap each scallop in 1 slice of prosciutto. Place wrapped scallops in a buttered baking dish, seam side down. Bake until scallop is cooked through, about 15 minutes. 4. In a medium bowl, toss the arugula with the balsamic vinegar. Season the arugula with salt and pepper. Place the arugula on a serving platter or divide among individual dishes. Top with the scallops and serve immediately.

Toffee Brownies
From foodnetwork.com Ingredients 1 (17.6-ounce) package brownie mix with walnuts Vegetable oil cooking spray 3 (6-ounce) candy bars with almonds and toffee chips (recommended: Symphony brand) Directions 1. Prepare the brownie mix according to package directions. 2. Line a 13 by 9-inch cake pan with aluminum foil and spray with vegetable oil cooking spray. Spoon in half of the brownie batter and smooth with a spatula or the back of a spoon. Place the candy bars side by side on top of the batter. Cover with the remaining batter. 3. Bake according to package directions. Let cool completely, then lift from the pan using

the edges of the foil. This makes it easy to cut the brownies into squares.

Chocolate Bliss Cheesecake
From kraftfoods.com Ingredients 18 OREO Chocolate Sandwich Cookies, finely crushed (about 1-1/2 cups) 2 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted 3 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened 3/4-cup sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 1 pkg. (8 squares) BAKER’S Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate, melted, cooled slightly 3 eggs Directions PREHEAT oven to 325°F if using a silver 9inch springform pan (or to 300°F if using a dark nonstick 9-inch springform pan). Mix cookie crumbs and butter; press firmly onto bottom of pan. BEAT cream cheese, sugar and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add melted chocolate; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each addition just until blended. Pour over crust. BAKE 55 min. to 1 hour or until center is almost set. Run knife or metal spatula around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim of pan. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Store leftover cheesecake in refrigerator.

VELVEETA Down Home Macaroni & Cheese
From kraftfoods.com Ingredients 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine, divided 1/4-cup flour 1 cup milk 1/2 lb. (8 oz.) VELVEETA Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 2 cups elbow macaroni, cooked, drained 1/2 cup KRAFT Shredded Cheddar Cheese 1/4 cup crushed RITZ Crackers Directions 1. PREHEAT oven to 350°F. Melt 3 Tbsp. of the butter in medium saucepan on low heat. Add flour; mix well. Cook 2 min., stirring constantly. Gradually add milk, stirring until well blended. Cook on medium heat until mixture boils and thickens, stirring constantly. Add VELVEETA; cook until melted, stirring frequently. Add macaroni; mix lightly. 2. SPOON into lightly greased 2-qt. casserole dish; sprinkle with shredded cheese. Melt

remaining 1 Tbsp. butter; toss with cracker crumbs. Sprinkle over casserole. 3. BAKE 20 min. or until heated through.

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The County Times

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Deadline Is Friday, February 29, for SMECO Scholarship Applications
Students who wish to apply for college scholarships offered by Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) must submit their application package by February 29, 2008. The Co-op is offering $1,500 scholarships to four high school seniors who live and attend high school in SMECO’s service area. Seniors must be enrolled or plan to enroll full-time in an accredited college or university. To be eligible for SMECO scholarships, students must have maintained a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Scholarships will be awarded based on scholastic achievement, financial need, and community and school involvement. As part of the application process, students must submit an essay on “Why is a College Education Important to Completing my Lifetime Goals?” To obtain an application, see your school career counselor, call SMECO at 1-888-4403311, extension 4312, visit any SMECO office, or print an application at www.smeco.coop. Completed application packages (all items must be submitted as one package) may be taken to any local SMECO office or mailed to SMECO Headquarters, P.O. Box 1937, Hughesville, MD, 20637, Attention: Bernadette Lewis.

Graphics Award
Continued from page B- its goal to promote interest in printing as a career choice. Pontorno was nominated by her instructors at the Forrest Center based on academic performance, technical knowledge, leadership ability, and participation in the graphic communications program. Pontorno is a second-year student

pursuing a career in graphic communications, specifically focused on photography, and is a member of the National Technical Honor Society. In addition to her strong academic work, Pontorno has been a summer camp counselor for children with special needs at the St. Mary’s Sunshine Center and is a member of Leonardtown Best Buddies. She is also a varsity softball player. Pontorno will graduate in May 2008 from Leonardtown High School and plans to attend the College of Southern

Dog Adoption
Second Hope Rescue, an all-volunteer, non-profit organization will hold a dog adoption event on Sunday, February 17, noon to 5 p.m. The event will be at Pepper’s Pet Pantry, 13858 Solomons Island Road in Solomons. A nice variety of dogs will be available to make a great addition to your family. Second Hope Rescue specializes in older and harder to adopt dogs and cats.

Winners Of Chili Cookoff at Seabreeze Restuarant
1st Place: Melissa Spindler 2nd Place: Charles Bowen 3rd Place: Donny Beaver Most Popular Vote: Mike (Tac) Tanaglia (Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department) without a microphone, “Tell Me More” is an effective language-learning tool. “Another function that sets this program apart is the attention to vocabulary and grammar,” explained Paul. “The focus on listening comprehension, oral and written expression and cultural learning make this a superior product to anything else we’ve been able to offer.” “Tell Me More is used by millions of people worldwide,” said Paul, “but it can be an expensive product for someone to purchase on their own.” For example, the Spanish version of “Tell Me More” can cost up to $400 online. “Tell Me More” is just one of many free online products offered by SMRLA through their Web site, called “COSMOS” (http://cosmos.somd. lib.md.us) and can be found on the site under “online databases.” COSMOS is available on all Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s county library computers and a link is also on each library’s Web site (see below). Other SMRLA online services include an antiques reference database, business and legal reference databases, newspaper archives, genealogy databases, an automotive repair reference center and much more. Online databases

Maryland (CSM). The graphic communications program at the Forrest Center introduces students to the graphic arts and printing industries. They study graphic design and digital layout, typography, digital photography, web design and production planning, while working with a variety of equipment and techniques, including offset printing, bindery operations and sign manufacturing. The graphic communications program was the first program in Maryland to be nationally accredited through the Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation PrintED® program. The PrintED® program is based on industry standards for graphic communications and graduates of the program bring to the workplace an equivalent of six months onthe-job training and may receive up to six college credits at CSM. provide fast and easy access to targeted resources that can be reached from any internet connection. A valid Southern Maryland library card is all that is needed to use the site. For more information about “Tell Me More” and other library services offered through SMRLA, call 301934-9442 or 301-884-0436 or visit the COSMOS Web site above. The Calvert Library Web address is www.calvert. lib.md.us; the Charles County Public Library can be found at www.ccplonline.org; and the St. Mary’s County Library Web address is www.stmalib. org.

New Library Software
Continued from page B- “We’re excited to offer such a great product,” said David Paul, Information Services Manager for the Southern Maryland Regional Library Association, Inc. (SMRLA). “What sets this product apart from all other language learning software is the interactive speech recognition feature.”

According to Paul, “Tell Me More” language learners use a microphone connected to the computer to engage in real-life dialogues and conversations. The program also offers immediate feedback and the opportunity to improve pronunciation. Even

LIBRARY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Join the Big Read excitement
Residents are encouraged to get involved in the Big Read, a National Endowment for the Arts’ initiative to spark an interest in reading by getting communities to focus on the same book. In Southern Maryland the book selected is Ernest Gaines’ book, A Lesson Before Dying. Not only can they read or listen to the book and join in discussions, they can watch the movie based on the book. The movie will be shown at each branch during March. Books, audio books, dvds of the movie, and reader’s guides are available at the libraries. To view a schedule of the activities planned click on Big Read at www.stmalib.org build language and literacy skills needed for school readiness. Registration is required.

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday
On March 1 the three libraries will celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with stories, games and songs. The fun begins at 10 a.m. at Charlotte Hall library, 12:30 p.m. at Leonardtown and 2 p.m. at Lexington Park. Registration is required for this free program.

Critter Corner
Home Enrichment For Your Indoor Cat
If you’d like to reward your well-behaved indoor kitty, prevent future behavior problems, and basically just have a healthier, happier cat, the Tri-County Animal Shelter would like to offer some tips to provide regular mental and physical stimulation, and keep him out of trouble. To help avoid inappropriate elimination problems, keep a tidy kitty bathroom by scooping the litter box at least once every day, and providing more than one box if you have more than one cat. You should provide scratching posts, preferably with rope or wood materials, and place them near your cat’s favorite resting place or near a window. Also place one near an object they like to scratch but shouldn’t, like your couch. Since cats are creatures of habit, and mealtime is a high point of the day, feed your cat at the same time every day. Also, provide a constant supply of fresh drinking water daily. Most cats like treats, but when giving food treats, you should reduce their daily meal a bit to cut down on extra calories. Many cats like chewing on cat grass. This is easy to grow, and cuts down on hairballs. Catnip can also be given as a treat, though not every cat responds to it. Cats are social animals and love interacting with people. Spend time with your cat, and ask someone to visit your cat if you go away for a few days. Cats, like people, need regular exercise. Playtime gives them mental stimulation, lets them practice their stalking behavior, and lets you bond with your cat. Allow your cat a safe place to retreat to when you have company (especially with small children) or if a noisy contractor or repairman pays a visit. Consider giving your cat a taste of the outdoors. Install a bird feeder outside a window and provide a window perch where your cat can sit and watch. Let your cat explore the outdoors by building an enclosure or walking them on a harness and leash, which is much more secure than a collar and leash. Open the window blinds and let your cat snooze in a warm patch of sunshine on your floor. It doesn’t take much to keep our cats happy. For all that they give to us, isn’t this the least we can do for them?

Libraries offer storytimes
Storytimes are free and no registration is required. Baby steps storytimes are for ages 212 months, toddler storytimes are for ages 1-2 years and pre-school storytimes are for all ages but are geared for ages 3-5. Wiggle-Giggle is for those little ones who have extra energy. Charlotte Hall: Baby steps are on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m., toddler on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., and pre-school on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Leonardtown: Baby steps are on Mondays at 10 a.m.; Wiggle-Giggle on Mondays at 11 a.m.; toddler on Mondays at 10:30 a.m. and Wednesdays at 10 a.m.; and pre-school on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Lexington Park: Baby steps are on Mondays at 9:15 a.m., toddler on Mondays at 9:45 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., and pre-school on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. Stories and More are presented by St. Mary’s College students between 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Friday mornings at Lexington Park Library.

Weird weather to be created in library
Clouds, tornadoes and rainbows will be created at Charlotte Hall library on Feb. 22 at 3 p.m. by students ages 6 and up as they learn about weather in the process. Registration is required for this free program.

TAG meetings scheduled
Teens are invited to join the library’s TAG (Teen Advisory Group). The groups meet monthly at each branch. Charlotte Hall’s will Feb. 14 at 5 p.m. and Leonardtown’s will meet on Feb. 21 at 5:30 p.m. The groups are currently planning Gaming across Generation programs to be held March 4 at Leonardtown, March 6 at Charlotte Hall and March 8 at Lexington Park.

Free childcare providers training offered
Childcare providers of children birth to 5 years old can attend a free Fun with Language workshop at Lexington Park library on Feb. 27 from 6-9 p.m. and receive 3 hours of Core of Knowledge Training in the area of Curriculum. They will learn fun activities to use to

Libraries offer book discussions
Drop in for any of the following book discussions: Wayne Karlin’s book, The Wished for Country on Feb.21, 7 p.m .at Leonardtown and Ernest Gaines’ book, A Lesson Before Dying on Mar. 3, 7 p.m. at Charlotte Hall and on Mar. 10, 6 p.m. at Lexington Park

Robbery Suspect Arrested
On February 9 2008 just after 3a.m., suspect John Thomas Summers, 18, of Mechanicsville allegedly walked into the Mechanicsville Seven Eleven (7/11) with a .30-30 Marlin rifle and demanded money from a clerk. After grabbing under $200 in cash, Summers fled the store and got into a red Honda. An alert witness observed the incident and provided vital information to deputies responding to the area. The suspect’s vehicle was spotted by Deputy Doug Harris in the area of Laurel Grove and a felony stop was conducted by Harris and Maryland State Police Trooper Crystal Shughart.

The suspect was taken into custody without incident. BCI detectives responded and conducted a follow up investigation. The suspect was charged with armed robbery and theft under $500. Additional charges are pending.

Burglary Suspect Arrested for the Second Time
On February 9, 2008 at 8:46p.m. in Mechanicsville while returning home the victim observed a vehicle backing out of his driveway. When the driver of the suspicious vehicle saw the victim returning home he sped off, struck a fence and ended up in a ditch disabling the vehicle. The victim returned home to

find their residence had been burglarized and several items had been stolen. He returned to the scene of the accident and reported the incident to Senior Deputy First Class Wayne Milam, who had detained the suspect, Kenneth Ray Foy, 46, of Mechanicsville on suspicion of driving under the influence. Investigation revealed items stolen from the victim’s residence were located in the suspect’s vehicle. Foy was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, first-degree burglary, theft over $500, two counts of theft under $500 and malicious destruction of property. On December 15, 2007 Foy was arrested after allegedly fleeing the scene of a residential burglary in the

area of Old Village Road in Mechanicsville.

Police on the lookout for phony inspector
On February 07, 2008 the sheriff’s office took a report of a theft from a victim in Lexington Park where the suspect in the case posed as an “Inspector for the Maryland Water Supply Company,” presented an identification card and asked to check the faucets for water pressure. After entering the home, the suspect reportedly stole money from the residence. The suspect is described as a white, male with short dark hair (crew cut) wearing dark pants white and green plaid

shirt. The sheriff’s office is asking the public to be on the lookout for this suspect and immediately report suspicious activity of this or similar nature. Officials from MetComadvised they do conduct checks, but rarely require entering homes. MetCom employees are in marked vehicles and have MetCom identification cards and vests. Citizens with concerns or questions about MetCom activities can contact MetCom at (301) 373-4733.

Arrest made in narcotics investigation
Detectives from the St.

Mary’s County BCI Vice Narcotics Division identified Patrick Wayne “PJ” Fenwick , 22, of Lexington Park as an alleged distributor of marijuana. Fenwick was allegedly selling marijuana in and around a Lexington Park apartment complex where he resided. A search and seizure warrant was executed on the apartment and more than a dozen individually packaged baggies of marijuana were recovered along with a digital scale, small amount of cash and a handgun. He was arrested and charged and additional charges are pending a State’s Attorney’s Office review.

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Thursday, February 14, 200

Treat Your Sweetie to Brunch
Who hasn’t looked for a way to express love to someone special on Valentine’s Day or another special occasion? Having an easy but tasty recipe on hand to whip up for your loved one can show how much you care. Stage a Valentine-worthy brunch for your sweetheart, complete with his or her favorite foods. Strawberries covered in fresh cream, bite-sized muffins and these Ham & Cheddar Scones, courtesy of “The Culinary Institute of America: Breakfasts & Brunches” (LebharFriedman Books) will certainly impress. These portable treats pack the rich flavor of ham with the universal appeal of warm, melted cheese. Make the dough a day early and just pop it in the oven to surprise your sweetie. 1. Cut two 10-inch circles of parchment paper. Use one to line a 10-inch round cake pan. Reserve the second piece. 2. Sift the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt together into a mixing bowl. Add the ham, cheese, and scallions and toss together with the dry ingredients until evenly distributed. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture. 3. Add the cream to the flour mixture and stir by hand just until the batter is evenly moistened. 4. Place the dough in the lined cake pan and press into an even layer. Cover the dough with the second parchment paper circle. Freeze the dough until very firm, at least 2 hours. 5. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Prepare a baking sheet by spraying it with cooking spray or lining with parchment paper. 6. Thaw the dough for 5 minutes at room temperature; turn it out of the cake pan onto a cutting board. Cut the dough into 10 equal wedges and place the individual wedges on the baking sheet about 2 inches apart. 7. Bake the scones until golden brown, 30 to 40 minutes. Cool the scones on the baking sheet for a few minutes, then transfer to cooling racks. Serve scones warm or at room temperature. Serve baked scones the same day they are made or freeze for up to 4 weeks.

Sudoku

HAM & CHEDDAR SCONES
Makes 10 scones 3 1⁄2 2 1⁄2 1 1⁄2 1⁄2 2 cups all-purpose flour cup sugar tablespoons baking powder teaspoon salt cup medium-diced ham cup medium-diced cheddar cheese cup sliced scallions cups heavy cream

Did You Know?
When it comes to Valentine’s Day, men are likely to spend almost twice as much as women when it comes to gifts for their special someone. A 2007 survey released by the National Retail Foundation indicated that men were planning to spend an average of $156 on Valentine’s Day, while women were planning on spending $85. Not surprisingly, flowers remain the most popular gift men plan to give women, with nearly 60 percent of male survey participants indicating they were going to be giving flowers. As far as gifts go, cards were a close second on the list of most popular gifts, while a night out on the town and candy rounded out the top four. With so much spending by both men and women, it’s no great surprise that spending on Valentine’s Day typically exceeds $15 billion annually.

Here’s How It Works: Sudoku puzzles are formatted as a 9x9 grid, broken down into nine 3x3 boxes. To solve a sudoku, the numbers 1 through 9 must fill each row, column and box. Each number can appear only once in each row, column and box. You can figure out the order in which the numbers will appear by using the numeric clues already provided in the boxes. The more numbers you name, the easier it gets to solve the puzzle!

Kids Corner

Crossword

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47. Donkeys 49. Geological times 51. Taken bt theft 56. By Any Means Necessary 59. In a disorganized way 62. Winglike structures 63. N. Ethiopian town 64. American chameleon 65. Bleats 66. Give the impression of 67. Currency in Bangladesh 68. Broadcasts on TV or radio 69. First Chinese dynasty 70. Brews

CLUES DOWN
1. Inner Hebrides Isle near Coll 2. Polish river 3. Whole things 4. Follower of Islam 5. Wearing footgear 6. Venice beach 7. Bellows or fan 8. Forenoons 9. Tuna noodle is a favorite 10. Nutmeg covering spice

Last Week’s Puzzle Solutions

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Rent a quiet home for the cost of an apartment. Quiet location, but close to NAS Pax, shopping and Leonardtown. 3BR 2BA rambler. Large eat in kitchen, hardwood floors. Central heat and A/C. Large fenced back yard with deck. Leonardtown school district. No smoking, pets on a case by case basis. References/rental history application and credit check required. Please call 240-434-1400 and leave a message. Price: $1100. Beautifully maintained 4 year old rambler with open floor plan located in a water priviledged community just a short distance from a public boat ramp and pier. 2 large bedrooms, 2 full baths, spacious great room with gas fireplace, kitchen with JennAir gas grill and electric conventional and convection ovens, separate dining room, deck and 2 car garage. For additional information and pictures go to w w w.l l b r ow n h o m e s . com. Price: $1,750. Completely renovated home on the picturesque and quiet St. Mary’s River. The home is situated across the river from St. Mary’s College in a very private setting. Amenities include : modern kitchen, washer and dryer for laundry, central air conditioning, sun room / screen porch overlooking the river, lawn service, deep water and pier privileges. Drive time to PAX River Naval Station and / or ST. Mary’s College of MD is approx. 20 minutes. Perfect property for professionals and / or retirees that want to more fully enjoy some of Southen Maryland’s best waterways, views and nature. Owner will consider renting home furnished. If interested and /or want to further discuss details - Call Chris at 443-2447202. Price: $1400.

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2006 Honda Accord EX 4 door sedan. Silver exterior, black leather interior, V6, automatic transmission, excellent condition. Call 301-757-6543 daytime, 301-904-9054 anytime, 301-997-0891 after 6 pm. Price: $20,500. Geo Tracker convertable. Runs, drives, 4wd works. Great trail/farm vehicle. 410-586-8855. $250. 1986 Mazda B2000 Pickup. This little truck is in great condition, very clean. This will go fast! Price: $1,800. Call 301-481-3835. 1992 GMC 3500 ext. cab. 350/auto. Runs good. 410586-8855. Price: $500. 1993 Honda Del Sol for parts. Driver’s side door was damaged in a car accident, but everything else is in working shape. Engine and 5 speed transmission work well even after accident. Call Matt at 240-925-9885 if interested. Price: $500/OBO. Mod ET 89 Mustang, Full Cage, 302/347, Automatic, Trans brake, Nitrous, Low 9’s in 1/4 mile, Full exhaust/mufflers, Full interior, Call John 301-3993953. Price: $10,500. This is a good 1986 Chevy C10 Silverado fixer-upper. The body is in good shape with very little rust. (Typical for this year truck) The bed of the truck has no rust at all! Transmission: Turbo 350 trans with a B and M shift kit (shifts good). Engine: 305 sbc (motor needs some work). It has glass pack mufflers. It would be a great buy for anyone looking for a “project” truck. The biggest problem with this truck is the motor because it’s old and wore out. It runs, but it runs very poorly. Only getting rid of the truck because I need the room. This truck is cheap for the shape it’s in. Price: $900 obo. chevy_racer@live. com. Rare 1969 Jeep CJ5 for restoration. Restoration started with my son, who is now at college. No rust on body. Have all parts... including new top, doors, seats, carpet and gauges. Price: $3,200. Email if interested and for nay more information. talbertmechanical@msn. com.

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The Charles Street Boutique is looking for friendly, dependable and hard working individuals to join our team. Receptionists and Shampoo Techs needed. Qualified applicants will be multitaskers and eager to learn. Experience a plus but not a requirement. Must be flexible with hours-day and evening coverage needed. Amount of hours depends on availablity. Only serious need apply. Please email your resume or stop in and fill out an application. kltrice@hotmail.com. The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Chesapeake Biological Lab, is seeking a self-motivated Administrative Assistant to work 20 to 30 hours per week for a highly active group of faculty and researchers. Primary duties will include preparing a variety of technical documents, correspondence, and forms as well as grant proposals and budgets for submission to sponsoring agencies, determining travel arrangements and scheduling and making payment for travel via the telephone and web, and other general administrative activities. Requires proficiency with personal computers and other office equipment and strong interpersonal skills. High school/GED and three years related experience required. Starting salary $10.00 per hour. Please send resume with names and contact information of two references by March 15, 2008 to: Human Resources - Administrative Assistant/ University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science/ Chesapeake Biological Laboratory/ P.O. Box 38/ Solomons, MD 20688. AA/EOE/ADA. SMC, Southern Maryland Cable has an opportunity for an experienced, forward thinking Safety Comp. & Risk Mgr. This position has overall authority for SMC’s safety program, policies and procedures. Responsible for complying with Fed, State, Local and OSHA Safety laws and regulations. Position will: Perform site inspections, investigate all claims/ damages, interface with employees regarding safety issues, training and accident prevention. Job Req: 5+ years working in commercial environment, preferably construction. Knowledge of Miss Utility laws and regulations. Valid driver’s license with clean record. Knowledge of fall protection, safe trenching and shoring. Applicable certs. desired ( CPR First Aid/ OSHA). For further consideration, email resume to vguyer@smcinc.biz. SMC, Southern Maryland Cable is in search of self-motivated, dedicated individuals to join our team. Position requires 3+ years exp. in CAT 5E, CAT 6 and Fiber Optic installation. SMC offers a competitive salary and enclusive benefit package. For further consideration, contact HR @ 410.867.7577. Commercial Ambulance Company has immediate need for full and part time Paramedics!!! Fax resume to 240-318-0336. Commercial Ambulance company has immediate need for EMT Drivers full and part time. Please fax resume to 240-318-0336. Seeking experienced Dispatcher full time for commercial ambulance company. Please fax resume to 240-214-4000. Part time postion 25+ hours a week for multi task position, duties will include processing vehicle registration requests at area MVA offices plus processing customer registrations requests in the office. Individuals need to be professional, reliable, able to pass a security background check, able to follow directions and are looking for long term employment. Experience preferred. Email resume to fstti@verizon.net or fax to 301-475-2013. NO PHONE CALLS. Want to work in a dynamic, upbeat environment? Growing manufacturing company has immediate career opportunity. We are looking for a bright, competent, no-nonsense individual willing to learn and apply themselves. The ideal candidate should be a sharpwitted, competent and have a positive attitude. Excellent communication and computer skills are a must. Outstanding benefits offered. Send resume or apply in person. E.O.E M/F. hr@victorstanley. com. Hairstylist needed for a recently remodeled salon. Must be licensed and experienced.Recent graduates welcome. Established clientele preferred but not necessary. Classic hair and nails is conveniently located in the hickory hills center at the corner of route 235 and chancellors run road. Flexible hours(full time or part time) relaxed atmosphere. For a confidential interview please call 240 925 6649. Now Hiring. Part_time Housekeeping Positions. Part-Time Help Wanted: No experience necessary – will train! Custom Maid is now accepting applications for part-time housekeeping positions. Starting Salary $8.00 per hour, potential for raises up to $12.00 an hour. Need someone immediately. Perfect for college students, mothers, someone with another job, etc. Currently looking for honest, reliable employees, to work Tues – Fri between 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (later if desired). (Work everyday or just a few – we are very flexible, must be able to work in the mornings for 3 – 6 hrs) with potential for more hours. Work one day, work five, 3- 6 hours a day – you decide. We may have a schedule to fit you. Must be reliable, honest and willing to have background check (paid for by Custom Maid). Must be willing to work in team environment (Usually two individuals per house). Must have own transportation. Must be dependable. Call today for an interview or email for an application: For an application please send an email to Custom_maid 2@hot mail. com or call 301-994-9393 and leave your name and phone number. Experienced Electrician Helpers Wanted. Minimum 2 years experience in commercial electrical work. Pay to commensurate with experience. Health insurance and 401K availabale after time with company. Will need the ability to use and operate electrical and construction tools. Will need the knowledge of conduit and MC cable and Knowledge of installing light fixtures and wiring devices.Call 301843-1887 or Fax resume to 301-843-0917. Looking for experienced bartenders to work. Happy hour and night shifts available 301-872-9500.

VEHICLES
1997 Ford Crown Victoria LX for sale. I have owned this car for 4 years, and it is in great shape. The engine is a 4.6L V8, with 114,000. The oil has been changed every 3,000 miles, and I have all the maintance records. The vehicle is fully loaded. It will be MD Inspected. It has new tie rod ends, ball joints, sway bar links, brakes and rotors. The NADA value is $4,050. The Kelly Blue Book value is $3,400. My price of $3,500 is slighlty negotiable. Please call Scott at 301-904-7719 if you are interested. Thank you. 2002 Honda CR125 Good Condition, RUNS GREAT $1500 O.B.O. M any upgrades.. please call for more details.. Tim@410-610-0069. 1996 Toyota Land Cruiser. This SUV is in great condition for its age. Land Cruisers are built to last and have a great reputation! No problems at all. A lot of leg room and fold down 3rd row seating (7 person capacity). Leather interior in great shape, driver’s seat has most wear. Great for anyone! New belts, brake pads and oxygen sensors end of 2007. Tires installed less than 5,000 miles ago. All maintenance up to date and have used AMSOIL synthetic oil. Decided to downsize and priced to sell quick! NADA value is $9700 - $10700. If you have any additional questions or would like any pictures please send me an email. Price: $9500. tewolfrum@verizon.net. 1973 Pontiac Firebird. $8,000.00 less motor; Ran 9.90 with 454 motor; class flip front end; 4 link; Turbo 400 transmission; (jerry taylor); bear brakes (disc); line lock; weld wheels; motor set back; MSD (electric); steer wing on glass trunk. (Car is very very clean, MUST SEE)!! Call Tim on cell (410) 808-7240.

CHILD CARE
I am looking for a licensed daycare provided to provide part-time care for my 12 mos old daughter near the Hollywood area. If you have an available infant opening, please contact Michelle at home (301-373-6759) or cell (240-298-7777). I currently have openings for ages 2 and up. My infant spot will be opening soon. I am located at the border of Mechanicsville, Leonardtown and Hollywood. Our school district is for Banneker Elementary (afternoon Pre-K) and Leonardtown Middle. My hours are 6:15am to 5:00pm, but I am flexible. My rates are reasonable and competitive. I do accept POC vouchers. Your children will be provided 2 snacks and a healthy lunch. Your children will have different activities to participate in daily. Some of the activities include, learning, building, arts & crafts, manners, free play to use their imagination, etc. There is plenty of play space outside, as well as, inside. Looking forward to setting up an interview and meeting you and your family. So if you have any questions, please give me a call (301) 373-8830. You may also email me at hittracing@acninc.net with any questions.

REAL ESTATE
Two large lots (7,500 SF each - total 15,000 SF), side by side, at Cove Point, just a few streets from the historic Cove Point lighthouse, the oldest in Maryland (look it up on the Internet to see what a national treasure!). The lighthhouse owner, the Calvert Marine Museum, is restoring it and has plans to convert it into a boutique B&B. My nearby lots are only three properties away from the Chesapeake Bay and an incredibly beautiful, wild PRIVATE bay beach which is reserved ONLY for Cove Point property owners exclusively. Less than one hour from Washington DC, and just minutes to restaurants and shops at wonderful Solomons Island. I think the actual address for the lots listed in the ad will come up in MapQuest, but here are simple directions: Pennsylvania Avenue (Route 2/4) to left on Cove Point Road, past the fabulous new Cove Point Aquatic Center/Pool/ Park, continue until road dead ends at Cove Point; left on Chesapeake Street; my lots are on your right. Old well and shed; massive growth trees. View the beach at the end of Chesapeake St, and while there, be sure to go to the end of Cove Point Road (the main street) and see the incredible historic lighthouse, which would be in your own neighborhood! Here is your ticket to the wonders of the Chesapeake Bay - today! Enjoy the serene, private beach on weekends as Cove Point property owners, camp out and maybe even plant a garden this very spring/summer! Buy now while still affordable and hold as a VERY smart investment for your future. Only serious inquiries and qualified buyers please; no real estate agents unless you are bringing me a contract and deposit check. Email if you would like photos: baysidepartners@gmail. com. Price: $159,000 or best among the offers received. If interested, please call Diane Burr 202-257-3253 for more information. Beautiful Wildewood home in Pepper Ridge. A 4 BR/2.5 BA with 2200 sq ft of living space surrounded by a 1/2 acre wooded lot at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. Natural gas heat includes the water heater, dryer, cooking and a gas fireplace in the family room. Open kitchen with island and eat-in dining. Hardwood floors in the foyer and powder room. Large 4th bedroom is ideal for playroom, tv room, or workout area. The 2 car garage has a storage area and work bench. The home also includes a large 20’ x 20’ deck off family room, Step 2 playground, and a fire ring. Neighborhood amenities include a playground, swimming pool, and lodge. Great access to local shopping areas. Price: $389,900. If interested, and for any further information, please call Lisa Griffith 301-904-7194.

REAL ESTATE
This house has a total of 4054 square feet which includes the finished lower level. The house has a large deck and sits on 1.71 acres with approximately 427 feet of waterfront. It also includes a deep water pier, 3 boat slips, 3 boat lifts, inground heated pool, 30’ x 30’ garage with finished room on second level with heat, a.c. & bath. First level of the house contains 4 Bedrooms & 2 Bathrooms, Kitchen, Living & Dining. Basement has a Bedroom, Second Kitchen, Bathroom & Rec.Room. There is a fireplace on each level. Beautiful View, Move-In Ready. Call 410-326-3722 or 410610-0815 for Appointments. Agents Welcome. Price: $1,500,000. Invest in this adorable 3 bedroom, 2 full bath rambler on 1/2 an acre. Living room with hardwood floors as well as in bedrooms. Remodeled bath with ceramic tile. Remodeled & very roomy eat-in kitchen with stainless steel refrigerator. Cozy family room leading to entertaining deck in fenced rear yard. No homeowner association. Home Warranty. Brand new roof! Price: $265,000. Call Veronica Kolterjahn 301-672-0840. Beautifully maintained home on almost 4 ACRES!!(tax record is incorrect)Plat is available for the asking!! !! This three bedroom 1 BA home is waiting for a First Time Home Buyer. Home features an eatin kitchen and separate dining room. Check outside for the adorable new front porch, large shed and large parking area. NO HOA!! This house is in immaculate condition! Price: $240,000. Call Laura Thompson 301-475-3461. Price reduced for quick sale!!! Location…Locat ion…L o cat ion…t h is house has it!!! Beautiful 3 bedroom 2 ½ bath house on 2/3 acre cul-de-sac lot in Wildewood. Hardwood in Foyer, Kitchen, Living Room and Dining Room. Wood blinds throughout. Corian countertops in the Kitchen. New high efficiency top of the line heat pump. Please email for pictures...It’s a must see! We are getting ready to list with an agent which will take away any remaining negotiation room. If you are interested, please let us know soon! Price: $309,000. Call Ken Senechal 240298-0312. Or email senechal3@verizon.net.

GENERAL MERCHANDISE
Ocean Wonders High Chair - $20.00. Winnie The Pooh Walker $25.00. Jitter Bug Activity Center - $35.00. Winnie The Pooh Umbrella Stroller - $5.00. Baby Tub with Shower Attachment - $15.00. For More Information or Interested in Purchasing - Please Call (301) 373-3711 or email: biddysmommie@ gmail.com

APARTMENT RENTALS
Room for rent in my home. Located in Country Lakes Subdivision. $450.00 per month includes utilities- cable TV/Internet. References required. email wadedegroat@hotmail.com or call 240-620-2681. AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY FOR ONE ROOM FOR RENT; looking for mature professional someone to share my beautiful large Single family house in Lexington Park. Home in a lovely quiet neighborhood 1 mile from the 3rd PAX gate. Renter would have full access to living areas, kitchen and laundry facilities. Asking 550.00 a month includes utilities for the rooms. Utilities include gas, water, electricity and cable. If interested please call Egard @ 703 585 6841 or Richard @240 298 2196 for an appointment. No pets please. Loft apartment, near gate 3 - fully furnished - utilities included - no pets one person only - Please call 301-863-6044 for more information. $800. Basement for rent. Private Entrance/Private Balcony/ Fireplace. If interested, and for any further information, please call 301.751.3116. Price: $650.

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The County Times

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Boys Basketball SMAC Scores
School Lackey Huntingtown Thomas Stone McDonough Westlake La Plata Great Mills Leonardtown North Point Northern Chopticon Calvert Patuxent W 15 16 15 11 12 8 9 10 5 8 5 3 0 L 3 1 2 6 5 7 7 8 12 9 13 14 17 Pct. .833 .941 .882 .647 .706 .533 .563 .556 .294 .471 .278 .176 .000 W 11 10 9 8 6 6 5 6 3 3 3 2 0 L 1 1 2 3 5 5 5 6 7 8 8 9 12 Pct. .917 .909 .818 .727 .545 .545 .500 .500 .300 .273 .273 .182 .000

Girls Basketball SMAC Scores
School Great Mills Lackey North Point Westlake McDonough Huntingtown Chopticon Thomas Stone Leonardtown Calvert Northern La Plata Patuxent W 15 14 10 9 10 6 5 8 2 2 2 2 0 L 0 3 4 4 7 6 10 9 5 5 7 14 12 Pct. 1.000 .824 .714 .692 .588 .500 .333 .471 .286 .286 .222 .125 .000 W 9 10 7 7 7 4 4 4 2 1 1 1 0 L 0 1 2 3 4 4 6 7 4 3 5 10 10 Pct. 1.000 .909 .778 .700 .636 .500 .400 .364 .333 .250 .167 .091 .000

Scores Courtesy Of smacsportsnet.com

Scores Courtesy Of smacsportsnet.com

Boys Swimming SMAC Scores
School Northern La Plata Huntingtown Leonardtown Thomas Stone Patuxent North Point Westlake Great Mills Chopticon Lackey Calvert McDonough W 12 11 9 9 8 7 7 5 4 3 2 1 0 L 0 1 3 3 4 5 5 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pct. 1.000 .917 .750 .750 .667 .583 .583 .417 .333 .250 .167 .083 .000 W 12 11 9 9 8 7 7 5 4 3 2 1 0 L 0 1 3 3 4 5 5 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pct. 1.000 .917 .750 .750 .667 .583 .583 .417 .333 .250 .167 .083 .000

Girls Swimming SMAC Scores
School Leonardtown La Plata Patuxent Northern North Point Great Mills Chopticon Thomas Stone Huntingtown Calvert McDonough Westlake Lackey W 12 11 10 9 7 6 5 4 4 3 2 1 0 L 0 1 2 3 5 5 6 7 8 8 9 10 12 T 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 Pct. 1.000 .917 .833 .750 .583 .545 .455 .364 .333 .273 .182 .091 .000 W 12 11 10 9 7 6 5 4 4 3 2 1 0 L 0 1 2 3 5 5 6 7 8 8 9 10 12 T 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 Pct. 1.000 .917 .833 .750 .583 .545 .455 .364 .333 .273 .182 .091 .000

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Scores Courtesy Of smacsportsnet.com

Wrestling SMAC Scores
School La Plata Westlake Calvert Huntingtown Leonardtown Chopticon Patuxent North Point Northern Lackey Thomas Stone Great Mills McDonough W 14 17 13 7 14 9 7 7 3 4 3 1 0 L 0 3 2 2 6 6 7 9 11 9 7 12 10 Pct. 1.000 .850 .867 .778 .700 .600 .500 .438 .214 .308 .300 .077 .000 W 12 9 8 5 6 4 3 3 2 3 3 1 0 L 0 1 2 2 4 5 5 6 4 7 7 6 10 Pct. 1.000 .900 .800 .714 .600 .444 .375 .333 .333 .300 .300 .143 .000

MSHL Southern Ice Hockey Scores
Huntingtown Northern (P) LaPlata (P) Annapolis (P) Bowie (P) Southern St. Mary's Ryk e n Leonardtown (P) Thomas Stone (P) GP 12 11 12 12 12 11 12 12 12 W 10 7 6 6 5 3 3 2 2 L 2 3 4 6 6 8 9 9 10 T 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 GF 79 61 48 58 39 29 45 36 22 GA 39 47 50 53 48 61 73 72 68 PTS 20 15 14 12 11 6 6 5 4

TEXAS HOLD’EM/LAS VEGAS NIGHT
At Leonardtown Fire House - Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008

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Texas Hold ”em” at 6:00 PM
1st Place Winner $1,500.00 Top 9 Players Will Be a Winner $60 Entry Fee Limited to 100 People
(Prize Money May Be Adjusted If Less Than 100 People)

2007-2008 WCAC Basketball Standings: 2/11/2008 Girls Boys
Gonzaga O’Connell Carroll DeMatha McNamara Good Counsel St. John’s Paul VI St. Mary’s Ryken Ireton 15-1 13-3 11-5 11-5 8-8 8-7 4-12 4-12 4-12 1-14 Good Counsel McNamara Holy Cross Carroll St. John’s Paul VI Seton St. Mary’s Ryken Ireton O’Connell 15-1 13-3 12-4 10-6 8-8 7-9 6-10 6-10 3-13 0-16

Includes Entry Fee for Las Vegas Night Roulette, Black Jack, Caribbean Stud, Over/Under, Big 6, Vegas Wheel Admission $10.00

Las Vegas Night at 7:30 PM

Food, Sodas, Beer And Cash Bar Will Be Available
Contact Kevin Mattingly 301-475-9178 or leonardtownvfd@1vfd1.org

TO POST TEAM SCORES IN THE COUNTY TIMES, CALL CHRIS STEVENS TODAY! 301-373-4125

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Mom, Thanks for everything, your the best! We Love You, Jackie and Eric

Chris, You are the most caring and loving husband a girl could ever hope for! I know how blessed I am to have such a wonderful husband. I love you bubby, Tobie

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Kaitlyn, Christian, Kayla and Steven, You all have touched my heart in many ways. I’m proud of all of you. I love you all so much. Happy Valentine’s Day. Mom

Shannon, You are so good to me. I appreciate everything you do! I am sooo proud of you babe. I Love You, Eric xoxoxoxoxo

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