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    • After winning the region in 2015 and falling in last year's region final to Leonardtown, the Severna Park baseball team is once again back in the state tournament. The Falcons defeated North Point 10-0 in a game that was mostly completed on Friday before it was interrupted by thunderstorms and finished on Saturday. Severna Park will face Howard on Tuesday night in the state semifinals in Bethesda. Photo courtesy of Kevin Sullivan
      After winning the region in 2015 and falling in last year's region final to Leonardtown, the Severna Park baseball team is once again back in the state tournament. The Falcons defeated North Point 10-0 in a game that was mostly completed on Friday before it was interrupted by thunderstorms and finished on Saturday. Severna Park will face Howard on Tuesday night in the state semifinals in Bethesda.

    Severna Park Baseball Is Back In The State Tournament

    By Colin Murphy
    A shutout pitching performance by starter Matt Glady and reliever Patrick Sullivan and hits from up and down the lineup powered the Severna Park baseball team to a 10-0 defeat of North Point in the Class 4A East region title and vaulted the Falcons into the state tournament for the second time...
    • The Celtics defeated the Lakers for the Green Hornets boys 8/9 club basketball championship on February 25.
      The Celtics defeated the Lakers for the Green Hornets boys 8/9 club basketball championship on February 25.

    Celtics, Magic Take 8/9 Boys Basketball Crowns


    By Anonymous
    The 2016/2017 Green Hornets 8/9 boys basketball season concluded on Saturday, February 25, at Folger McKinsey Elementary School. For playoffs, the league was divided into two playoff brackets, an A and a B bracket, based on regular season records.
    In a tough, defensive battle in the A bracket...
    • Chesapeake’s Kara Blanchard has maintained a positive outlook despite her recent diagnosis with multiple sclerosis. “Whatever God throws at me, I’m good. I’m just going to stay playing sports and chasing my dreams. I’m not going to let it stop me,” she said. The team is hosting an MS awareness game against Glen Burnie on January 17, and attendees are encouraged to wear orange in support. Photo by Colin Murphy
      Chesapeake’s Kara Blanchard has maintained a positive outlook despite her recent diagnosis with multiple sclerosis. “Whatever God throws at me, I’m good. I’m just going to stay playing sports and chasing my dreams. I’m not going to let it stop me,” she said. The team is hosting an MS awareness game against Glen Burnie on January 17, and attendees are encouraged to wear orange in support.
    • The Severna Park girls basketball team wore orange shoelaces in support of Chesapeake's Kara Blanchard (front row fourth from left), who was recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. The Cougars will host an MS Awareness night for their January 17 home game against Glen Burnie at 6:45.Photo by Colin Murphy
      The Severna Park girls basketball team wore orange shoelaces in support of Chesapeake's Kara Blanchard (front row fourth from left), who was recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. The Cougars will host an MS Awareness night for their January 17 home game against Glen Burnie at 6:45.

    Diagnosed With MS, Chesapeake’s Blanchard Stays Positive, Determined

    By Colin Murphy
    If you need a reminder on how to maintain perspective in life, or if you want to know how to face adversity with a mentality of unchecked strength, or if you simply want to soak up the positive vibes of a person for whom optimism and enthusiasm are the only paths to take, talk to Chesapeake senior...
    • Chesapeake's Christine Parkent and Severna Park's Ellie Schepens, among others, were named Coaches All County first-teamers.Photo by Colin Murphy
      Chesapeake's Christine Parkent and Severna Park's Ellie Schepens, among others, were named Coaches All County first-teamers.

    2016 Coaches All County Field Hockey

    By Colin Murphy
    First Team:
    Offense
    Jenna Partilla, Arundel, senior
    Megan Munley, Broadneck, sophomore
    Rachel Fleig, Chesapeake, sophomore
    Sarah King, South River, senior
    Defense
    Sophia Hartman, Broadneck, sophomore
    McKenna Lee, Severna Park, senior
    Madison Downey, Old Mill, senior
    McKenzie Jamison,...
  • Coaches All-County: Boys Soccer 2016

    By Colin Murphy
    Coaches All-County Boys Soccer 2016

    First Team:

    Arundel                      

    Tommy Magorka, SR, F/MF                       

    Broadneck                  

    Trevor Wiggins, SR, D

    John Vasquez, SR, F                       

    Chesapeake                

    Greg Adams, SR, F

    Andrew Colebrook, JR, F...
  • Coaches All-County: Girls Soccer

    By Colin Murphy
    2016 Coaches All-County Selections: Girls Soccer

     

    First team:

    Arundel

    Tessa Rendina, 12, F

    Broadneck

    Hailey Small, 12, M/D

    Maddie Bragaw, 12, M

    Chesapeake

    Madison Turner, 12, F      

    Tara Dedrickson, 12, M

    Glen Burnie 

    Megan Shacklock, 12, F/M

    Northeast

    Kinlee Bruns, 11, M

    Ally Fox, 12, M

    North County

    Alessandra Gargano, 12, M

    Old Mill

    Paige Orbell, 12, F/M

    Severna Park

    Sarah Gellert, 11. F

    Southern

    Jordan Brady, 12, F

    Cameron Mangold, 11, DF

    South River

    Erica Hill, 12, M

    Shannon Parness, 11, M

    Goalkeepers

    Arundel: Sabrina Doherty,12

    Broadneck: Maura Dawson, 11

    Second Team:

    Annapolis

    Molly Murname, 10,...
  • VIDEO: Severna Park's Chloe Nagel Scores To Tie Game With Severn

    By Colin Murphy

     

    Chloe Nagel's late second-half goal brought the Severna Park girls soccer team level with Severn 3-3. Her goal moments later secured the Falcons' 4-3 win over the Admirals. Sarah Gellert and Jenna Farrell also scored for Severna Park, while Michelle Money had two goals and Eileen Doherty scored for Severn.

    ...
  • VIDEOS: Broadneck Football Defeats South River

    By Colin Murphy
    Check out a few highlights of Broadneck's 36-12 win over South River on Friday night:
     
     
    Shane Davis pass over the middle to Robert SchwobTyler Vermillion runJason Carcamo run
    • The BAYS Middie B girls defeated Severna Park 7-6 in overtime on May 22 at Northeast High School for the county title in the Middie B division.
      The BAYS Middie B girls defeated Severna Park 7-6 in overtime on May 22 at Northeast High School for the county title in the Middie B division.

    BAYS Girls Top Severna Park 7-6 For Middie B Crown

    By Colin Murphy
    Four goals by Sophia Facciponti, two goals and an assist by Peyton Baldwin, a score by Lauren Peters and 12 saves by Caitlin Alperstein helped power the BAYS Middie B girls lacrosse team to a 7-6 victory over Severna Park in the Anne Arundel County Middie B division championship game at Northeast...
    • St. John the Evangelist's sixth-grade girls lacrosse team went 5-3-1 and made the playoffs in the county's Middie A division.
      St. John the Evangelist's sixth-grade girls lacrosse team went 5-3-1 and made the playoffs in the county's Middie A division.
    • St. John the Evangelist's fifth-grade girls lacrosse team went 4-4-2 and made the playoffs in the county's Middie B division.
      St. John the Evangelist's fifth-grade girls lacrosse team went 4-4-2 and made the playoffs in the county's Middie B division.
    • St. John the Evangelist's third-grade girls lacrosse team enjoyed a season of development and teamwork as the program continues to field competitive teams despite the school's small student population.
      St. John the Evangelist's third-grade girls lacrosse team enjoyed a season of development and teamwork as the program continues to field competitive teams despite the school's small student population.

    St. John The Evangelist Girls Find Their Place Among County’s Elite

    By Colin Murphy
    In a county replete with massive youth sports organizations such as Crofton, GORC, BAYS and of course the Green Hornets, the player pools are deep and the teams are strong in every sport.
    Competition is thus always fierce, but that hasn’t stopped the St. John the Evangelist’s girls...
    • The Severna Park U10 Galaxy girls soccer team attended the Washington Spirit vs. Portland Thorns women’s professional soccer match on May 7 at the Maryland Soccerplex outside of Rockville and played a scrimmage on the pitch at halftime. US Women's National team members Tobin Heath, Crystal Dunn and Lindsay Horan were the main attractions in the professional matchup, giving the Galaxy Girls an up-close soccer experience with the country's best.
      The Severna Park U10 Galaxy girls soccer team attended the Washington Spirit vs. Portland Thorns women’s professional soccer match on May 7 at the Maryland Soccerplex outside of Rockville and played a scrimmage on the pitch at halftime. US Women's National team members Tobin Heath, Crystal Dunn and Lindsay Horan were the main attractions in the professional matchup, giving the Galaxy Girls an up-close soccer experience with the country's best.

    SP Galaxy Girls Share Stage With US Soccer Stars

    By Colin Murphy
    The Severna Park U10 Galaxy girls soccer team attended the Washington Spirit vs. Portland Thorns women’s professional soccer match on May 7 at the Maryland Soccerplex outside of Rockville. The Galaxy participated in a halftime scrimmage on the main field in front of the 4,333 fans in...
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    • The Annapolis Area Christian School girls lacrosse team won its second consecutive Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland C Conference championship on May 14, defeating St. Timothy’s 15-10 at Archbishop Spalding High School.Photo courtesy of Annapolis Area Christian School
      The Annapolis Area Christian School girls lacrosse team won its second consecutive Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland C Conference championship on May 14, defeating St. Timothy’s 15-10 at Archbishop Spalding High School.

    AACS Girls Repeat As IAAM C Champs

    By Colin Murphy
    The Annapolis Area Christian School girls lacrosse team defeated St. Timothy’s 15-10 at Archbishop Spalding High School on May 14 to complete a 16-0 season and win the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland C Conference championship for the second year in a row. Five goals each by...
    • The Spalding softball team capped the season with a 3-1 win over Mt. de Sales in the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference championship. The title is the second in a row for the Cavaliers.
      The Spalding softball team capped the season with a 3-1 win over Mt. de Sales in the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference championship. The title is the second in a row for the Cavaliers.

    Once Again, Spalding Girls Close Season With IAAM A Conference Championship

    By Colin Murphy
    On May 16, the Archbishop Spalding softball team defeated Mount de Sales 3-1 at Bachman Park to win the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference championship for the second straight year.
    Wins over Mercy and Seton Keough preceded the Cavaliers’ championship win over Mt....
    • The Cavaliers defeated Gilman 5-3 on May 25 to win the program's third straight Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference championship and fourth overall.Photo courtesy of Cathy Hunt
      The Cavaliers defeated Gilman 5-3 on May 25 to win the program's third straight Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference championship and fourth overall.

    Cavalier Reign: Spalding Baseball Claims Third Straight MIAA A Conference Title

    By Colin Murphy
    It took two tries, but the Archbishop Spalding baseball team is once again champion of the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference.
    The Cavaliers successfully defended their championship, winning a third consecutive conference title on May 25 at Loyola Blakefield in Baltimore by...
  • Severn's Eric Hall Wins MIAA Golf Title With Record Score

    By Colin Murphy
    Severn School senior Eric Hall made eight birdies and shot a 5-under-par 68 at Woodholme Country Club in Pikesville on April 27 to win the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association championship with a record 36-hole score of 135.
    Hall’s 10-under-par 135 began with a 67 on April 26 at...
    • After scoring in bunches as a top attack player on multiple Severna Park state championship teams, Morgan Torggler is a now a junior defender for the two-time defending national champion and undefeated, No. 1-ranked Maryland Terrapins.Photo courtesy of University of Maryland Athletics
      After scoring in bunches as a top attack player on multiple Severna Park state championship teams, Morgan Torggler is a now a junior defender for the two-time defending national champion and undefeated, No. 1-ranked Maryland Terrapins.

    Where Are They Now? Former SP Lax Teammates Meet In High-Level DI Showdown

    By Katie DeFeo
    Four years ago this May, the Severna Park High School girls lacrosse team won the MPSSAA Class 4A state championship thanks in part to the immense contributions of then-junior midfielder Morgan Torggler and then-sophomore goalkeeper Rachel Vander Kolk. Now, the two are playing collegiate lacrosse...
  • AACS Boys Fall in MIAA B Conference Championship

    By Dave Topp
    Annapolis Area Christian School’s Justin Williams got the shot he wanted. All game long the senior standout found success getting to the basket against St. John’s Catholic Prep and converting for his team.
    His final attempt was just off the mark.      ...
    • Severna Park freshman Elena Harris was fifth in the 200 freestyle at the county championship meet on February 3.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Severna Park freshman Elena Harris was fifth in the 200 freestyle at the county championship meet on February 3.
    • Broadneck's Megan Dickey won both the 50 free and 100 breaststroke and was a part of the Bruins' third-place 200 medley relay team.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Broadneck's Megan Dickey won both the 50 free and 100 breaststroke and was a part of the Bruins' third-place 200 medley relay team.

    Seahawks Crash Pool Party For Titles Over SP, Broadneck

    By Colin Murphy
    South River wins first-ever girls swimming county championship, Falcons and Bruins post solid performances
    South River has had enough of the county swimming season being a two-horse race between Severna Park and Broadneck.
    The Seahawks emphatically took control of the county championship meet at...
    • Justin Williams' 22.2 points per game leads all county players and has helped the Eagles to a 13-2 conference record in the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association B Conference.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Justin Williams' 22.2 points per game leads all county players and has helped the Eagles to a 13-2 conference record in the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association B Conference.

    Playoff Madness Looms In Super Competitive MIAA B Conference

    By Colin Murphy
    Annapolis Area Christian School, Severn and Indian Creek all have plans—and legitimate hopes—to bring the conference championship back to Anne Arundel County.
    If Indian Creek’s 67-64, triple-overtime victory over Severn on February 1 is any indication, the fight for the...
    • The Arden Diamondbacks 2022 boys lacrosse team went 8-1 at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Tournament of Champions in Tampa, Florida, over the holiday break.Photo courtesy of Karen Fox
      The Arden Diamondbacks 2022 boys lacrosse team went 8-1 at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Tournament of Champions in Tampa, Florida, over the holiday break.

    Diamondbacks Lax Boys Post Strong Showing In National Tournament

    By Colin Murphy
    The Arden/API Diamondbacks 2022 boys lacrosse team, comprising players primarily from the Severna Park and Crofton areas, finished in second place in the 2015 Dick’s Sporting Goods Tournament of Champions, a national lacrosse event, in Tampa, Florida over the holiday break. Competing in a 14-...

    Spalding Wins IAAM A Conference Championship

    By Colin Murphy
    The Spalding field hockey team defeated McDonogh 3-1 at Stevenson University on November 1 to win the program’s second Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference championship. The Cavaliers finished the season undefeated at 17-0-1. The 2015 IAAM A Conference champion...

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