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Marriotts Ridge junior Josh Olsufka captures baseball Player of the Year

Before getting to the extra-base hits, the strikeouts on the mound and the exquisite play at third base — all qualities that made Marriotts Ridge junior Josh Olsufka a fitting choice to be this year’s Howard County Times/Columbia Flier baseball Player of the Year — let’s establish a few things....

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  • Baseball, softball state playoff brackets released

    Baseball, softball state playoff brackets released

    The MPSSAA released the softball and baseball playoff brackets on May 8, and three softball and two baseball teams earned No. 1 seeds in their respective sections. In the softball brackets, county champions Marriotts Ridge (15-3 overall) is the top seed in Section I of the 2A South region, while...

  • Reservoir baseball denies Howard of county title with 8-3 win

    Reservoir baseball denies Howard of county title with 8-3 win

    During fifth period at school Friday, mere hours before Reservoir baseball’s showdown against first-place Howard, Gators coach Adam Leader asked his projected starting pitcher a simple question. “Hey, you ready,” Leader said to junior Trevor Romaine. “Can’t wait,” Romaine quickly replied. Reservoir...

  • Marriotts Ridge baseball, softball sweep Hammond to take control of county title races

    Marriotts Ridge baseball, softball sweep Hammond to take control of county title races

    After a rollercoaster regular season filled with wild swings of momentum, Marriotts Ridge’s baseball and softball teams found themselves in very similar positions at Hammond on Friday afternoon. Following victories by both teams that secured each at least a share of their respective county championship...

  • Howard County varsity roundup, May 4

    Howard County varsity roundup, May 4

    Here’s a roundup of the varsity action around Howard County on Friday, May 4: SOFTBALL: Howard (13-3 county, 14-5 overall) — 6, Reservoir (13-3, 14-5) — 4 CLICK HERE TO READ ABOUT THIS GAME. Marriotts Ridge (14-2, 14-3) — 8, Hammond (8-9, 9-9) — 5 CLICK HERE TO READ ABOUT THIS GAME. Mt. Hebron...

  • Chapelgate baseball caps conference season with run-rule victory

    Chapelgate baseball caps conference season with run-rule victory

    As Chapelgate baseball traded walks and runs with Beth Tfiloh through three slow-played innings Thursday afternoon, Yellowjackets senior Ryan Jordan sat in court. Jordan was serving as a witness in a case regarding a traffic accident he had been involved in. Initially, he thought he’d leave the...

  • Longtime teammates shine on the diamond for Catholic University

    Longtime teammates shine on the diamond for Catholic University

    Catcher Danny O’Hagan and pitcher Jon Mierzwa were baseball teammates with the Savage Boys and Girls Club and at Reservoir High. And now the Laurel residents are a formidable battery for the Division III Catholic University Cardinals, who were ranked in the top 25 nationally earlier this year. ...

  • Howard County varsity roundup, May 2

    Howard County varsity roundup, May 2

    Here’s a roundup of the varsity action around Howard County on Wednesday, May 2: BOYS LACROSSE: Glenelg (7-0 county, 12-1 overall) — 10, Centennial (5-3, 9-4) — 7 CLICK HERE TO READ ABOUT THIS GAME. Howard (5-1, 12-1) — 13, Reservoir (1-7, 2-9) — 1 Goals: Ho — Mark Bruner 7, Patrick Sutch 3, Ben...

  • Howard County varsity roundup, May 1

    Howard County varsity roundup, May 1

    Here’s a roundup of the varsity action around Howard County on Tuesday, May 1: BOYS LACROSSE: Perry Hall — 12, Reservoir (1-6 county, 2-8 overall) — 9 Goals: Re — Talon Campbell 4, Alex Barila 3, Max Reed, Brennan Atkinson Assists: Re — Campbell, Alex Ahn, Sam Lavine, Michael Newell Saves: Re —...

  • Howard baseball beats Marriotts Ridge again to surge into county lead

    Howard baseball beats Marriotts Ridge again to surge into county lead

    Howard baseball’s Brendan Foster remained calm as freshman closer Ben Fader pitched himself into a sixth-inning jam Monday afternoon. Foster sat on the bench, no longer in charge of preserving his team’s slim lead over Marriotts Ridge, which entered the game tied with the Lions atop the county...

  • Howard County varsity roundup, April 30

    Howard County varsity roundup, April 30

    Here’s a roundup of the varsity action around Howard County on Monday, April 30: SOFTBALL: Wilde Lake (3-10 county, 3-10 overall) — 12, Atholton (2-12, 2-13) — 5 ............123 456 7 R-H-E A ....... 301 100 0 5-13-5 WL ... 605 001 x 12-5-4 CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ABOUT THIS GAME. Chapelgate (8-0...

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Howard boys soccer edges Atholton, 1-0

Howard coach Nils Schroder and his team remember last year’s momentous run to the 4A North regional championship game well. After starting the regular season 2-8-1, the Lions got hot at the right time and won six straight games — including three in the postseason. He also remembers the 2016 campaign,...

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