Gophers’ Season Ends, Read Across America, a Robbery Arrest and... a Grenade?

We look back at some of the stories from the week of Feb. 28 to March 6.

It was an eventful week in Glen Burnie with the GBHS boys basketball team having their season end after staging a Wednesday night. Unfortunately, the team's run ended Friday night when they .

Head Coach Mike Rudd thanked the “Gopher faithful,” 112 of which were bussed to Waldorf for Friday’s game, for their support and school spirit. Patch was there to as they boarded buses to North Point.

Check out a for both the boys and the girls. Unfortunately, no Anne Arundel County schools made it to the semifinal round.

In celebration of Read Across America Day Wednesday, which commemorates Dr. Seuss’ birthday, Marley Elementary School students donned in the likeness of the Cat in the Hat. Superintendent Kevin M. Maxwell celebrated Read Across America Day by to read to first-and fifth-grade students.

A 61-year-old woman was assaulted and robbed Wednesday evening in the Macy’s parking lot at Marley Station Mall. The man, Andre Maurice Ennis, was Friday morning in Brooklyn Park.

In other police and fire news, a Brooklyn Park man while doing yard work in his backyard Saturday evening and took it to the Brooklyn Park Volunteer Fire Company for inspection. After calling in the Annapolis Bomb Squad, the device was deemed safe.

We continued our parenting content featuring a roundup of deals and a for family-friendly activities. In addition, we featured Glen Burnie’s star basketball player Larry Mike as our , discussed dealing with bullying in our , and this week our Great Escape, which highlights something busy parents can do or take advantage of for themselves, .

Thursday we brought you our weekend events calendar, a roundup of homes for sale and open houses in town in , scenes from around town in and a feature on for our Bites Nearby column.

Please continue to keep us posted with your story ideas and tips. Have a great week!


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