Kastner’s shot helps Stallions top Northern

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SOFTBALL | South County uses a three-run fifth inning to pull away from a Northern squad that committed nine errors in a matchup of state champs.

Maryland open houses March 28-29

A list of properties in Maryland that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.


Riding high after 55

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For seniors, staying physically and socially active is easier than ever in these communities.


Aughinbaugh survives early mistake

(Richard A. Lipski / For the Washington Post)

SOFTBALL | Junior Madie Aughinbaugh pitches a complete game and scores three runs for No. 2 St. Mary’s Ryken in a win over Paul VI.


Southern Maryland crime report

Reports from the Maryland State Police and the Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties sheriff’s offices.


Southern Maryland home sales

Listings of homes sold recently in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties.


Southern Maryland community calendar, March 26-April 2, 2015

Events include an Easter egg festival, a toy boat workshop, chemistry for kids and a fiction-writing program.


Sherwood, Northern adjust in circle

(Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)

SOFTBALL | The Warriors and Northern have both won the last three softball titles in their respective classifications, but both graduated All-Met Player of the Year pitchers.


Going Out Guide, March 26-April 1, 2015

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What’s happening in Prince George’s County and Southern Maryland


Victim of fatal Brandywine, Md., crash identified

Adrean Austin lost control of his vehicle on a curve on Brandywine Road Friday evening.


Forget Kentucky, meet the real March Madness dominator

West Virginia University won its third straight NCAA rifle title this weekend. The Mountaineers have won 17 titles overall, giving the school an unmatched rifle dynasty.

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Gun industry’s helping hand triggers a surge in college shooting teams

The clubs are thriving at a diverse range of schools — Harvard, Maryland, Yale, George Mason and MIT — and leading some students to change their perceptions about guns.

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After criticism, Diane Rehm scales back her role in right-to-die debate

NPR’s ombudsman raised ethical concerns about her participation in fundraising efforts for the cause.

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A fountain pen show — and famous pen doctor — coming to D.C. area this weekend

One the country’s preeminent pen doctors will be at the Baltimore-Washington Pen Show this weekend. He’s training the next generation of nib docs as fountain pen sales increase in a digital world.

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Maryland & regional photo galleries

Our Washington

Post photographers are sharing their favorite area locations.

From snow to rain

In the D.C. area, a morning wintry mix turns to snow, which turns back to rain.

Heavy snow throughout the East Coast

Winter refuses to surrender as D.C., New York and more endure another snowy blast.

Sinkhole swallows car in Bladensburg area

A 12-inch water-main break caused a residential street to give way and swallow a car in the Bladensburg area.

Maryland’s inauguration day

New Gov. Larry Hogan and his lieutenant, Boyd Rutherford, are sworn in after an interfaith prayer service.

D.C.’s first snowfall of the winter

Travelers probably aren’t too thankful for the storm that hit the day before Thanksgiving.

Frederick, Md., is part of a small-city boom

Walkable, urban mini-D.C.s are popping up nationwide, with Frederick, Md., a notable example.

Larry Hogan, riding an anti-tax wave

Maryland’s GOP nominee for governor on the campaign trail, bringing a familiar face along.

From Annapolis to Fallujah and back again

Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown served two terms in the House of Delegates, spending some of his tenure deployed in Iraq.

Horseshoe Baltimore casino’s opening night

Throngs of people showed up to try their luck at the city’s first casino.

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