Fall sports season closes; Playoffs finish as fall season ends
Fall playoffs have finished and the teams in the Nest have all performed in different ways. Girls soccer finished the season with a loss to C. Milton Wright in the regional semi-finals. Boys soccer finished as regional champions and then ended with a loss to Damascus in the state semi-finals. Girls volleyball finished their seasons with a loss to C. Milton Wright in the first round of playoffs. Losing to the Huskies, the boys volleyball team was knocked out in their first playoff game as well. Field Hockey lost to Hereford in a regional game. Football also suffered a first round loss to Hereford.
Aberdeen's Pride: The Ripken Family's Enduring Baseball Legacy
Aberdeen, Maryland, may not be as well-known as some of America's biggest cities, but it holds a special place in the heart of baseball history as the hometown of the legendary Ripken family. The Ripken name is deeply interwoven with the town's identity, thanks to the remarkable achievements of Cal Ripken Jr., the 'Iron Man' of Major League Baseball (MLB), who played a record-breaking 2,632 consecutive games. Cal's brother, Billy, and their father, Cal Sr., a respected coach and manager for the Orioles, are also key figures in this storied lineage.
5 things to watch in Whiteford football's state championship game rematch
Whiteford High School has established itself as a Michigan Division 8 football powerhouse in recent years, and now, only one game stands between the Bobcats and a second straight undefeated state championship season. Whiteford will take on Ubly at 10 a.m. Saturday at Ford Field in Detroit in a matchup of two 13-0 teams vying for the state title. Here are five things to watch for in the big game. 1. Whiteford’s Thieken era still perfect
Concordia Prep (Maryland) claims its second MIAA B football crown
TOWSON, MARYLAND – To avoid being assessed a delay-of-game penalty on the first play from scrimmage, John Carroll took a timeout in the first five seconds of the MIAA B Conference championship game at Johnny Unitas Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Although the Patriots would go on to commit a slew of ...
Whiteford gets offense going, rolls back into Division 8 state final
ADRIAN – Punt is not a common word in the Whiteford football vocabulary. The Bobcats rarely punt. Even when faced with a fourth-down situation, Whiteford typically goes for it. Yet, on their first offensive drive of the game Saturday in the Division 8 state semifinals, the Bobcats picked up...
Varsity Q&A: Perryville girls soccer coach John Myers looks at upcoming Class 1A state championship game [Baltimore Sun]
Perryville nearly got here this time last year. The Panthers girls soccer team wrapped their regular season with an unblemished 12-0 record and knifed their way to the state semifinal, ultimately falling to eventual state champion Fallston. Fourth-year coach John Myers saw the way his team left the pitch that...
Chestertown Flashback: Batter Up
William B. Nicholson, born in Kent County and attended Fairlee School in his early years, is known to many as ”Swish.” He played on a number of professional baseball teams from 1936 to 1953. First with the Philadelphia Athletics, then the Chicago Cubs, and finally to the Philadelphia Phillies, he grew a reputation which landed him a spot on the All-Star Major League Team in 1945. Image courtesy of the Historical Society of Kent County.