Two of our area's finest compete in state championship games in Annapolis
Dunbar had the first matchup on a rainy, chilly Friday evening at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. The second belonged to Anne Arundel's own Broadneck High School.
Baltimore Blast players suspended after former GM accused of embezzlement
Five members of the Baltimore Blast indoor soccer team have been suspended as part of an investigation into alleged embezzlement by the former general manager. On Thursday, the team's legal counsel released a statement about goalie William Vanzela. The statement said Vanzela was one of several players whose interactions with...
Local youth football team, the Baltimore Bearcats, heading to Florida for nationals
The Baltimore Bearcats are nationals bound! The youth tackle football team made up of local Baltimore City and surrounding area players will head to Florida December 2nd through the 9th for the 12-under national tournament apart of the United Youth Football League. The team is 14-0 this fall and the...
Pitt Volleyball Sweeps Coppin State to Open NCAA Tournament
PITTSBURGH — No. 1 Pitt Volleyball handled Coppin State in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament Friday night at the Petersen Events Center, sweeping them in three straight sets. The Panthers (26-4) make it eight straight wins in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament since 2016, all...
Toys for Tots Roll Call: A Personal Mission with Baltimore Blast and Ravens Cheerleaders
Join the Baltimore Blast and Baltimore Ravens cheerleaders in supporting the Toys for Tots roll call. Hear personal stories of how this 76-year-old US Marines initiative has brought joy to children during the holidays and provided relief to families in need.
Johns Hopkins football coach welcomes new son days before NCAA quarterfinal game
BALTIMORE - The Johns Hopkins Blue Jays will play Saturday against Randolph-Macon in the NCAA quarterfinals.The build-up to the big games comes with other big news for Hopkins head coach Greg Chimera.While focusing on football this week, his wife gave birth to a baby boy, the couple's second son. They are all healthy and doing well.Chimera is back on the field coaching his team."Life of a football coach, right," Chimera said. "We tried to plan it out after the season, but it's a blessing, coolest thing ever. Being a dad is my No. 1 priority, but being out here at...
Join Baltimore's Reindeer Run 5K and Kick Off the Holiday Season in Style!
Get ready, Baltimore! The eighth annual "Reindeer Run 5K – BCRP $5 5K Series powered by Charm City Run" is just around the corner. This event is a part of our city-wide 5K events that have been taking place from May through December. If you're a seasoned runner or a casual walker, this event is perfect for you to enjoy the fresh air, fitness, and fun.
Food Lion, CIAA agree to tournament naming rights deal
Food Lion and the CIAA have a new deal that includes naming rights for the basketball tournaments. The post Food Lion, CIAA agree to tournament naming rights deal appeared first on HBCU Gameday.
Stories from the Stoop: Mike Ricigliano embraces a mistake
Here's a Stoop Story from Mike Ricigliano with the moral: if you can’t fix it, feature it! The next live Stoop show is Tues. Dec. 12, 2023 at the Senator theater. Details are here: ChrismaHanuKwanzakaaFestivus: Stories about the Universal Truths of Holiday Celebrations.
Coppin State advances to NCAA tournament for first time in school history
BALTIMORE -- Volleyball teams from two local universities are headed toward an NCAA tournament.UMBC and Coppin State University will both get the opportunity to battle the best in the nation.The ladies of Coppin State are going where no Eagles team has gone before. It's Coppin State's first time ever earning a bid to the NCAA tournament.Coppin State will meet the number one seed, University of Pittsburgh, in a first-round match on Friday.Coppin's roster is wide-ranging in its origins. Players hail from Maryland to Hawaii and from four different countries: Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, and Puerto Rico.These players put together the best...
Boys Basketball Opens A New Season
Friday, December 1st marks the start of the 2023-2024 Edgewood Boys Basketball season. The boys are coming off a 5-16 season with high hopes and a new attitude. Coach Jason Osterman made his varsity coaching debut during the 2021 season, and already has one league title. “We hope to improve...
Rock with the red and roll with the white
Junior Mackenzie Derry values the sport of cheerleading and the four sections that come with it: stunting, tumbling, cheer, and spiriting. Derry’s position is base, so she controls the stunts and is directly under the flyers. Derry has been doing cheer for four seasons–a year total–and has made a good impact so far.
Local Water Polo Star Owen Bartlett Honored with All-MAWPC Second Team Selection
Johns Hopkins water polo freshman, Owen Bartlett, has been named to the Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference (MAWPC) Second Team. He is the seventh Blue Jay freshman to receive this honor, and the first since 2015. Bartlett led the team with 55 goals this season, ranking second in points and ejections drawn.
Third quarter onslaught guides women’s basketball past Coppin State
After starting the season with five consecutive road games, the Kent State women’s basketball team played in front of a home crowd Wednesday. The Flashes (4-2) defeated Coppin State (3-5) 77-40. “It’s been quite the last nine or ten days with a lot of traveling,” coach Todd Starkey said....
Blast set to begin season with new-look roster
Baltimore Blast open its regular season on Saturday hosting Mequite Outlaws at Towson University Arena
High School Sports Roundup: Dunbar Defeats Ballou 28-7, Good Counsel Beats DeMatha 7-0
Dunbar High School defeated Ballou High School 28-7 in the Annual Turkey Bowl to advance to the District of Columbia State Athletic Association (DCSAA) championship, while Good Counsel defeated DeMatha 35-28 in overtime to win the WCAC title. The post High School Sports Roundup: Dunbar Defeats Ballou 28-7, Good Counsel Beats DeMatha 7-0 appeared first on The Washington Informer.
Local Johns Hopkins Field Hockey Players Break School Record with First Team All-Region Selections
Four student-athletes from the Johns Hopkins field hockey team have been named to the NFHCA Region V First Team, setting a new school record. The students are seniors Alexis Loder, Mikayla Schoff, Siena Urbanski, and junior Liz Falterer. This is the most first-team selections the school has had in the region. The school's total NFHCA All-Region selections now stand at 75, with 22 under head coach Jane Wells.
Morgan State football player and Baltimore-area bank collaborate on NIL deal
Morgan State defensive lineman Elijah Williams was not only a key performer on the Bears’ top-ranked defense but also a marketing major with an eye on following his family into the business world after graduation. Harbor Bank, a Black-owned and operated bank serving the Baltimore area since the early...