Pickleball House set to open in Middle River this weekend
MIDDLE RIVER, MD—A new pickleball venue will open its doors in Baltimore County this weekend. The Pickleball House is having a soft opening from December 9 – 17, 2023. Those wishing to try out the experience can come and play for free. “Whether you are a beginner or...
With Coach Pashley in the House, Westminster will Squash the Competition
When Coach Celia Pashley arrived at Westminster at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, her goal was to get Westminster their squash glory back, and she immediately hit the ground running. The Westminster Squash team was a legend, having won multiple championships for both genders. However, they had lost multiple top-spot players during back-to-back years, causing them to lose some of their glory. Coach Pashley realized after her first year coaching the JV and Varsity Girls and Boys teams that the solution to bringing Westminster back on top was to create a Middle School team. She believed that creating a Middle School team would give 7th and 8th graders the opportunity to improve their squash skills before high school.
G-A roundup: Boys rally in 4th quarter to top Bolts
Greencastle-Antrim 54, Littlestown 52: The Thunderbolts held a 16-point lead in the first half and still led by 8 after three quarters, but the Blue Devils clawed their way back and took a non-league victory Tuesday night at home. Littlestown (0-2) surged to a 16-4 lead after one quarter and...
Gender In Coaching: Does It Matter?
Gender is commonly addressed in sports, but the focus is always on players – when it should be on the coaches. At all levels, high school, collegiate, and professional, it is more common to see males coaching female sports than women coaching male sports. Title IX was introduced in...
Varsity Boys Soccer Beats Westminster
On Tuesday, the Varsity Boys Soccer Team beat the Westminster Warriors by a score of 3-0 at the Sean Taylor ‘01 Memorial Field. Adding another game to the winning streak of 5 games, the team defeated the Warriors after losing to them last year in a close score of 1-0.
Our Local Stevenson Mustangs Fall to Alvernia Golden Wolves in Season Opener
The Stevenson Women's Ice Hockey team played against Alvernia University in their regular season series opener. Alvernia University's offense scored twice in the first period and once in the third, resulting in a 3-0 win over the Mustangs. Alvernia's goalie, Maggie Sehnert, made 35 stops, including 18 and ten saves in the first two periods.
Sykesville's Emma Gladstein Earns Spot on NFHCA Division III All-Region V First Team
Emma Gladstein, a senior, has been selected for the NFHCA Division III All-Region V First Team. This is a recognition for high-performing field hockey student-athletes. Gladstein's successful season with the Mustangs saw her leading the conference in goals, assists, points, and shots.
‘It’s time to fight’: Teen boxer who grew up in Hudson Valley aims at Olympics
EAST HANOVER — Elise Soto is almost always in motion. Long brown hair braided into a tight bun, she bounced around the boxing ring during a recent practice session at the gym built by her parents, Veronica and Danny Soto, under their Fitness Superstore LLC along Route 10. Originally...
Johns Hopkins Men's Basketball Triumphs Over McDaniel, 88-78, in Local Matchup
The Johns Hopkins men's basketball team won 88-78 against McDaniel on Tuesday night. The Blue Jays had a strong first half, shooting 70 percent from the field and leading 55-33. This victory brings their overall record to 3-4 and their Centennial Conference record to 1-1. The Green Terror's records now stand at 2-3 overall and 0-2 in the conference.
BCPS celebrates 2023 fall athletics state champions, runners-up
TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools is celebrating its high school athletic teams and student-athletes recognized at the state level during the 2023 fall season. “Please join me in celebrating this outstanding group of Baltimore County student athletes,” said BCPS Superintendent Dr. Myriam Rogers (Yarbrough). “I would also like to take a moment to thank their coaches, athletic trainers, physical education teachers, and families for their guidance and unwavering support.”
Mount Airy rallies past Wildcats
MOUNT AIRY — Giving any high school football team extra possessions because of turnovers can be hard to overcome. Giving powerful and defending state 1-A champion Mount Airy extra possessions because of turnovers more than likely will be lethal. Eastern Randolph lost three fumbles and had four turnovers Friday...
Cross country sprints into first place at states
The Girl’s Cross Country team narrowly escaped this year’s MPSSAA 4A States competition with an exciting win by just one point over Frederick High School on Saturday, Nov. 11. It was a rather chilly day, but that didn’t slow down the girls in the slightest. Junior Megan Raue finished 4th with a time of 19:30.25, her teammate freshman Mirae Denaro finished not far behind in 6th place with a time of 19:43.09, and senior Carolyn Hultman finished in 13th place with a time of 20:24.86.